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River Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here hot and dirty to a wonderful welcome. The place has a faded grandeur, reminiscent of the raj. Everyone does everything they can to make you welcome and all the little details, such as homemade biscuits and sherry in your rooms, make you feel so special. We were only sorry we could only stay for two nights. Breakfast on...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a warm welcome on arrival and a beautiful old building. The garden with two pools and plenty of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine and write up the diary in the evening...bliss after a few wineries! Breakfast was just right...lots of healthy options and the cooked breakfast looked good too. We were sorry to say goodbye...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used this as a base for 2 nights after Cape Town and loved the relaxed environment and despite the fact that the hotel was full, it did not feel overcrowded. A short walk into Stellenbosch with a large selection of restaurants and only 20 minute drive to Franschoek. Limited parking within property but we managed to park at all...

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Thank Mustangsally41
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Manor River Lodge is nicely appointed. Our premier room was large, spacious and had a very large bathroom. Contrary to other reviews the hotel was spotless. The bed itself was big the mattress comfort was fine but the pillow comfort not so great. Having breakfast outside in the garden was lovely. It's a very short walk to the main...

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Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Beautifully furnished with a colonial feel. Staff really helpful and friendly. Lovely garden with a choice of two pools. Centrally located but in a quiet and leafy location. Great breakfast. Perfect stay. Love to revisit!

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Thank Saundersofrudgwick
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was our favourite hotel in South Africa. Very charming building on a quiet street, lovely décor and staff. Breakfast served by the pool was delicious. Even though we arrived late in the evening the receptionist organised a wine tour for us for the next day which we loved (we went to various beautiful vineyards and tried far too much...

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Thank YorkshireCat86
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is in a great location right in the heart of Stellenbosch. The gardens were really lovely and the whole staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious with a big double bed, TV and en suite. This hotel is the perfect location for visiting the surrounding wine region and also has some fantastic restaurants and bars...

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Thank K5069MTrichardb
West Midlands
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Like others have said this is an old fashioned hotel - only in the fact of the house itself and its décor, but we liked it. It has the old colonial style, big furniture but it seemed in keeping with the room we were in, which itself was comfortable. I found the beds also comfortable and a lovely big bathroom...

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Thank treacle44
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed ere for two night, The welcome we received was exceptional.the Girl came out to welcome us personally. We were upgraded to asuperor room and was a big comfortable room. Tea coffee and a Saw were prodded as standard, tere was also a fridge. He bathroom was hudge with a big old fashioned tube and ashower.. The surrounding were...

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Thank esther913
Bedfordshire, England
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We had booked two nights at this hotel. We were told it was a Boutique hotel in a Colonial style. Well it's small, and old! It's a mish-mash of old wooden furniture, and it feels (and smells) like you are staying in an antique shop. If that's your thing, great but it's not our style at all. The pools were...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
River Manor is nestled in the heart of Stellenboch and the Western Cape Winelands. Set across from the Eerste River, in a peaceful avenue of Oak trees, just a short stroll from the village centre, with its museums, street cafés, and galleries, allowing guests to delight in a truly unique Stellenbosch experience.Elegantly furnished in a Contemporary Colonial Style, with personal service and attention to detail - the, wrap-around verandas, two swimming pools, a Studio Spa and secluded gardens, exude an atmosphere of luxury and privacy allowing for relaxation and comfort. A light and seasonal menu is offered at “Taste” enjoyed in the shade of the garden or in the Conservatory, complimented by a charming “Garden Bar”.Stylish rooms combine the conveniences of home with superior comforts, fruit details, bathrobes, Port and Sherry trays and evening turndowns, an experience of a bygone era. Not forgetting necessary modern conveniences of minibars, in room safes, tea and coffee trays, Wifi, overhead ceiling fans and air-conditioning.After leisurely poolside breakfasts, guests may enjoy guided Wine Tours departing daily from River Manor, or take a self drive through the majestic countryside to nearby golf courses, Franschhoek, Cape Town or Hermanus - to return to the sunny terrace to view a beautiful African sunset. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa

Address: 6 The Avenue, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $171 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — River Manor Boutique Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We had one room in the house and one in the annex. Both lovely.”
Newforestpat, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just enjoy”
esther913, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms that we saw, seemed to be located around the 2 pools which was lovely.”
683philipt, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Up grade for bigger rooms”
SurreyDeedee, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get to the bar before it closes at 9pm!!”
ukcoupleBucks, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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