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Summerwood Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse, it was a shame we were only there for one night. We were welcomed by the team, who were really helpful in recommending which wineries to visit (JC Le Roux was our favourite). Big rooms, nice bathroom, great breakfast and a lovely garden and pool to sit round.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your night with us, we are always working on our breakfast options and it's great to know that you enjoyed it. We hope that next time you can join us for longer!

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay, however I do not understand it received a 9.3 on Tripadvisor .... It definitely should be 9,5 or up !!! We spent two nights here and we experienced the feeling of being home, while away from home. Excellent service, beautiful premises. Only point for improvement would be more variety in breakfast (rolls or croissant) Definitely will...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a gracious review – hopefully that 9.5 is on its way :o) We strive to create a relaxing environment for our guests so it is the highest compliment to know you felt at home with us. We look forward to having you back on your next visit to our beautiful country.

Kirkwood, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great to have a last minute booking confirmed so promptly and to have such a warm reception on arrival. Tessa and Reginette both very helpful. Lovely, clean, comfortable and spacious room overlooking pool. Nice touches, like the honesty bar for drinks by the pool, and an afternoon tea and coffee table. Had fun with the Nespresso machine at breakfast as...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your positive review – We are so happy that our staff were so ready to lend a hand and that you enjoyed your room and view here at Summerwood. Our new Nespresso machines are truly popular and we will perhaps look at adding an additional machine during peak times to alleviate any waiting...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Nice place to stay if you choose a stay near the city centre, spacious rooms, the lounge very well equiped with coffe/tea ficilities and (free) cakes, also well-stocked honesty bar. A pity that there was no "personal touch" from the owner(s)

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and that the lounge facilities were to your liking – we have been working on improving our coffee selection and its great to hear that our new nespresso machines are a hit with guests as well as the complimentary cakes. We will take...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Lovely place and kind staff! We just can't point anything bad at all! Very good location, services, room, food, cleanliness... The price worth every cent. We recommend and also hope to be back soon. Thanks for everything!

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words – we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially when you are creating such special memories on your honeymoon! It also great to know that you felt your stay was great value for money. We can't wait to welcome you back soon!

Worcester, South Africa
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Summerwood guest house is in a great location . We had a very spacious room with beautiful views over the mountains. Relaxing atmosphere-no noise. Lovely pool in lovely garden. Wonderful breakfast. Friendly staff.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we truly appreciate your kind words. Its great to know you could relax in the peace and quiet of Summerwood!

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Summerwood guest house is in a great location. Beautiful building with very lovely pool. We were able to walk into Stellenbosch easily and also to Lanzerac vineyard. The room was very comfortable and perfectly clean. Lots of many things made this guest house a very good place to stay: fresh ground coffee in the bedroom and use of an Apple...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us here at Summerwood. We strive to think of little extras that make ones time here extra special and we are delighted that you appreciated that.

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Bike hire, close to town , lovely breakfasts and comfortable beds, Not noisy at all and has a beautiful garden with a lovely pool set in a very quiet area . staff service is excellent and will help with any wine route excursions. personable and homely. Bathrooms more than expected.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. It is always great to hear that our guests enjoy the tranquil location and our peaceful garden. Is a joy to know that our team wowed you with their service.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Summerwood is a very charming guest house. Our stay was in the middle of the winter (july), so no swimming for us unfortunately. Nice swimmingpool though. Service is both friendly, and good. We asked information regarding hiring bikes. They immediately arranged it for us. The next morning, the bikes were already there when we enjoyed our breakfastB. reakfast is great,...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks so much for your kind words, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you were impressed with our service and our rooms. We strive to please everyone with our breakfast options and are delighted to hear you relished it!  We hope the next time you visit us in the Summer you can...

Portrush, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015

My husband and I along with our friends Tom and Valerie stayed at Summerwood Guest house on a recent visit to South Africa. What a wonderful place to stay. I cannot recommend this place highly enough, our room was beautiful, our bathroom was well supplied with scented soaps and creams and overall it was very comfortable. We would like to...

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Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you all enjoyed your time with us here at Summerwood. We have been working hard on improving our breakfast and are so happy to hear you have found it to be fabulous. We truly enjoyed having you all as...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you’re looking for that rare blend of contemporary comfort and old-fashioned hospitality, Summerwood Guesthouse is the perfect base from which to explore the soulful town of Stellenbosch and surrounding winelands. This late-Edwardian grand dame was built in 1904 and has since been creatively renovated to cater for the cosmopolitan tastes of the modern traveller. With its large swimming pool and location in a leafy suburb of Stellenbosch, Summerwood has become the go-to choice for visitors looking for something less formal than a hotel, but more luxurious than your run-of-the-mill guesthouse. The eight spacious rooms boast upmarket finishes and are tastefully decorated in neutral tones, while nice extras like bicycles with which to explore the charming town, air-conditioning, free WiFi, and secure off-street parking make it hard to compete with Summerwood in terms of value for money. This family-run guesthouse is a lush haven for the sophisticated traveller that seamlessly integrates the privacy and comfort of a guesthouse with the professionalism of friendly, efficient service. Summerwood Guesthouse offers bed and breakfast: 8 rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summerwood Guest House

Address: 28 Jonkershoek Street | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly Summerwood Boutique Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $93 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Summerwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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