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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We booked the loft guest room online as a couple. Up on arrival it was quiet clear that the pictures of the room online weren't realistic. The room is very small and the bed even smaller. There is a tiny bathroom. Although announced as a 'classical bed', it could only have been 140x200cm (one would expect 160x200cm). Not very suitable...

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Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
Reviewed 31 March 2016

the guesthouse was recommended by family members and therefore I booked rooms for the group of friends from overseas , Spain, Turkey and Austria. All friends were very satisfied with the nice and interior and exterior . the reception staff is very friendly and competent.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Just as nice as the pictures, with a top quality breakfast served daily on the veranda. Situated in a convenient location, within a short walk of the town centre and just opposite a small botanical park.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I was a solo traveler, and a little worried about vision South Africa on my own, as a wedding guest. I chose this guest house based on its Tripadvisor reviews. What a find. My room, although olde worlds, was comfortable and charming. It opened out on a lovely courtyard, with a plunge pool. The staff were most helpful, and did...

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Pretoria
Reviewed 22 March 2016

During a recent trip to Stellenbosch I was lucky enough to secure a cancellation at Bonne Esperance at short notice during a very busy time and was pleasantly surprised on my late arrival with the exceptional value for money, central location (within walking distance from everything!)' attention to detail, luxury and fantastic spread for breakfast the next morning. My room...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I visited the Stellenbosch Woorfees for 2 days and Bonne Esperance was perfect for the trip; The location worked well because I could walk to all the venues and restaurants. The staff were all extremely helpful and friendly. Loved the restaurant across the street in the Botanical gardens. That there is parking at Esperance is invaluable in a town where...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Stayed in the guest house "annexe" Rooms are comfortable with all amenities. Staff are very helpful and the location to great local eating spots is tremendous.Swimming pool is very tiny. Place felt very secure,

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Nice hotel at Stellenbosch; most rating items very good - except size of rooms (bathroom as well as sleeping room. We had two rooms - one close to reception (o.K.), the other next to the small pool (the smaller one) especially enjoyable for a sundowner. Distance to Stellenbosch walking area reasonable - about 10 min walk.

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 11 March 2016

A beautiful house and a comfortable room with all the amenities I needed. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Unless so many other places in South Africa the houses on this street are not hidden behind high walls or fences which gives them a more inviting appearance, a bit more European if you will. But you still feel perfectly...

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Can't fault this little gem in the heart of the town. The old architecture takes your right back in time and it does not take a lot of imagination to know what Stellenbosch was like a 100 years plus ago. Yet, it has al the modern day luxuries and amenities to make your stay comfortable and homely. The breakfast is...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $98 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“the small double room on the ground floor near reception was noisy in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles patriciamaryb2014, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the Annex are new and modern and comes with a kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles Dia_Carstens, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps at the back, facing the swimming pool. Unfortunately mine was at the front, on th ground floor, right next to the parking !”
 of 5 bubbles JillW338, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose a room with a street view”
 of 5 bubbles AnneOosthuizen, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the loft rooms upstairs. Rooms downstairs are suffering.”
 of 5 bubbles Cantoniad, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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