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Stellenbosch
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Staff at Rivierbos were very accommodating and made our stay with our 1yo a pleasure, would recommend a larger room if with a baby. Great location and kind staff. We would stay again, and would recommend.

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an old house good parking area and professionals services, staff are good at what they do. Bravo keep it up. Only maybe it's a old place with structure the kitchen are too close to the living area not very quite by my view.

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Dear 500qul, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Thank you for your lovely comments on our good parking area, and professionals staff service. We value all our...

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To start off with the whole property seems neglected. The room was supposed to have a double bed and consisted of two single beds with a gap as wide as Africa. The bathroom finishes reminded me of one you will find in a renovation project and the shower leaked so much I had to use all my towels to prevent...

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seemed as if Rivierbos were trying to fit as many rooms as possible into a small space. The overall cleanliness was good, the reception staff very friendly and accommodating, the breakfast was good and the location was close to the centre.

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 393hilarye, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your sublime comments on our friendly staff and breakfast services. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Management

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and very helpful staff, internet good but the bathroom in our room was not up to standard. Have had much better breakfasts in SA. The TV channels were not working for the duration of our stay and the security door that needs locking at night is broken so very difficult to operate.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have booked two rooms from Lekkerslaap. I assumed that we would get balcony rooms (what the photos showed when I booked it) but instead behind the house they have this dodgy corridor with rooms on both side. My first impression was very disappointing. After we have moved rooms (P.s. Rooms 5 & 6 on ground level are the best)...

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Middelburg
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Reception was very friendly. We had to go up n flight of stairs with our suitcases with no help. The room is very small, eventhough i booked for 2 adults and a child. There was a sleeper couch for my child, with no bedding, and no instruction on how the sleeper couch works. I would prefer the swimming pool to...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Lovely and friendly Staff who helped us out whenever we needed. Breakfast was good, the only thing we had a problem with was the water in the shower which was a bit weird. Other than that it was a great experience highly recommended.

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Dear chadbR3894OC, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Your kind words and compliments on our lovely and friendly staff who were able to assist you in anything...

Port of Spain, WI
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Great service, beautiful, tranquil building that is still super close to the local shops and bespoke items. Exploring the villages, architecture, heritage, and scenery is less than a 1k walk.. How refreshing to visit a city in South Africa that restores/maintains it's beautiful architecture, amongst world renowned vineyards, and Rivierbos was perfectly in tune with Stellies,

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear DominicSimon, We are glad you received the service of your preference. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope to welcome you back at Rivierbos Guest House and enjoy the beautiful historical surroundings of Stellenbosch. Kind regards, Management

Haren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Perfect stay. Safe, good location. Would certainly stay there again in the future. Staff were very very kind. Breakfast to order, great eggs! Room was good, bed made every day and climate control nouseless

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Dear Josefienh, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House, and were able to cater for all your necessary needs. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivierbos Guest House is ideally located on the bank of the Eerste River in a quiet, leafy cul-de-sac off historic Dorp Street, in the heart of picturesque Stellenbosch. Numerous restaurants, cultural attractions, coffee shops, supermarkets, boutique shopping, cinemas, vibrant student nightlife and the Stellenbosch University campus are within a scenic 5-15 minute walk. If you are looking for centrally located, clean, affordable B&B accommodation in Stellenbosch, then you have found the right place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivierbos Guest House

Address: 1 Hamman Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $95 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
 of 5 bubbles danielsS5340EZ, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles qoda, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
 of 5 bubbles dogs216, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
 of 5 bubbles AgentSmith1985, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Close to all amenities”
 of 5 bubbles Charmaine3011, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
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