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Rivierbos Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight at Rivierbos for the first time and it will certainly not be my last!! Really cosy venue, very friendly staff and perfectly located just off Dorp Street. Walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. Highly recommended

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Dear PraveenDwarika, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our homely venue, friendly staff and perfectly located guest house. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind...

Zevenbergen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had a standard room, it was sooo small. Hardly any daylight. No space to open two suitcases. Furnishire far out of date. Not even space for a chair! Staff was very friendly specially Flodean. She was very helpful and gave good tips for a wine tasting

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Rivierbos was my accommodation destination for night 2 of Reunion Weekend and chosen for its proximity to the centre of town as Stellenbosch is a walker's paradise. Travellers tip: leave your car at the guest house. They took more money from my credit card than the fee agreed to on Booking.com and only refunded me after I threatened reporting them....

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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

Dear mrc415, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our accommodating which made your stay pleasurable and great location. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind...

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 11 February 2017

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

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 31 January 2017 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 23 January 2017

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 21 January 2017

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 14 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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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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)
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: $71 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book a classic room. They are more spacious.”
684jacobn, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
danielsS5340EZ, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
qoda, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
dogs216, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
AgentSmith1985, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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