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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2015

My husband and I had the privilege of staying at Riverside Estates on 5 September 2015. Though a late check-in (23h15), Rob welcomed us with a friendly smile and good cheer. The next morning, breakfast was delicious.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Erin, Congratulations again from our team. You looked absolutely awesome in your wedding dress! We feel honoured that you spent your first honeymoon night with us. As discussed you can simply email us for you & your family for the family reunion. May you and your husband have a blessed journey together. Regards, Rob, Jessie and the RS Team

Reviewed 25 August 2015

Very personal and warm welcome. Great atmosphere. Beautiful gardens and pool. Very friendly and helpful people. Had a great stay. Good place to start in SA. Busstop (hop-on to Capetown) across the street.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Jos, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. It was great meeting you and your extended family. The game evening was quite a revelation to see that we are all actually alike all over the world. The dogs, Riverside family and management loo forward to your visit next year. Many thanks for a wonderful time. Love to everybody! Rob...

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I attended a conference there, had two breakfasts, and stayed one night. I found the presence of four large dogs in our conference room quite distracting. The breakfast was delicious and the staff are friendly.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Emarie, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. My sincere apologies for the dogs being in the conference centre. They have big grounds to run around as well as never allowed in the buildings. They love people and always want to be around them. They are extremely obedient and if someone tell them to leave, they would do so...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Found the venue to be relaxed, beautiful and the staff very accommodating. However from a disability perspective (I use a wheelchair) there were a few modifications required in order to make the venue accessible. The paving stones to the room were wide apart which made it difficult for a wheelchair to move over, there was a step into the room,...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We sincerely appreciate your review. We have already moved the furniture around and is busy creating a smooth riding surface to the room. I will email you as we have your details on our system and would like to offer you a complimentary night on your next visit to Cape Town in order to get feedback on our...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Charming and accommodating staff. Pleasant dining experience, both food quality and ambiance. Room and bathroom beautifully decorated. linen of excellent quality.This venue is well worth the stay and a highlight of our trip.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for your review on Riverside. I was on leave for 2 weeks and are delighted to hear that the Riverside team has earned a charm badge in my absence. Please remember to claim your loyalty discounted rate on your next visit. Best regards Rob & the RS team

Reviewed 14 August 2015

Riverside Estate - When standing in front of the gate, you would think to yourself - what was i thinking, but luckily that's just the gate. What you see and get inside is something that will make your holiday something to remember. The Estate is very clean (Pool and Garden) and more than enough open space for your kids run...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Andre, Many thanks for your review. Thanks you for bringing the entrance of Riverside to our attention. Please remember to simply mail us for your next reservation in order for loyalty discounted rate. Best Regards, Rob & the RS Team

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I loved my stay at riverside , I stayed 2 times there while taking my nlp courses , the food was amazing and the views are wonderful , the room was so cute and nice . It's not a luxury guest house but it's warm and clean and lovely .the venue is safe as well and well maintained .

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Lara, Many thanks for your review. It was great seeing you again at the NLP course. Our menu has changed and as discussed, the health book is in. We look forward to your next visit and I'm keeping the snacks ready. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Team

cape town
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The accommodation was well situated for our needs. The estate is lovely and peaceful. The staff were excellent , especially Mario (sp) - he could not do enough for us.The rooms need upgrading - although clean and tidy they looked a bit tatty - but believe the Estate is busy with an upgrade. The airconditioner was very noisy and did...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Minka, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. As discussed we are looking forward to your next visit when you will be staying in one of our newly decorated rooms. Thank you for letting us know about the noisy air conditioner, it has been attended to. Best regards, Robert Mario & Team

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Enjoyable, quite and good service. When we arrived we were welcomed by very friendly staff. Enjoyed watching the rugby with fire burning and dogs very friendly too. Will definitely recommend to anyone. .

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Smith, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. In the winter months we do sometimes overstep the line of allowing our hounds into the bar area - Many thanks for treating them so well. It was great meeting you and looking forward to your next visit to riverside. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Team.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2015

My family and I stayed in the two bedroom Self-catering Tree House for 2 nights. The unit, linen and towels were cleaned daily, although we stayed in the Self-catering unit. We had a continental breakfast with the choice of ordering breakfast from their menu. Lavazza coffee was served. It felt if we were in a Restaurant. My daughter left her...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Hanlie, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Also glad to hear the Tog Bag is safe with you, and as discussed simply email us on your next visit to qualify for your discount loyalty rate. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Riverside Team.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverside Estates, an elegant guesthouse, function and conference venue, an established haven of tranquillity, friendship, music and joy. We are located in Cape Town's jewel, the beautiful valley of Hout Bay. Our core values include eco-sustainability, the greening of our establishment, the upliftment of our staff and the empowerment of our Hout Bay Community. We invite you to this place of enlightenment, of romance, of guests who become friends. Experience the magic of Riverside Estates today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Estates

Address: Cnr of Valley & Welbevind Road | Opposite World of Birds, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $165 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Estates 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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