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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Rusthuiz was the perfect, comfortable, friendly, and luxurious base for my wife and I as we spent the week exploring the countryside of Stellenbosch and surrounds. Our week away was a "Baby Moon" that was designed to pamper my wife and allow us quality time before baby comes. The luxurious suite was awesome, super comfortable and everything we needed. The...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear BarryBaum It was a wonderful pleasure to accommodate you here in beautiful Stellenbosch. Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor and for your big friendly smiles every morning at breakfast. Let us know when your little darling arrives.. Warm regards from us all Rene and Team

New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 June 2013

We only stayed there for two nights, but it was a very lovely time. The guesthouse is very warm and friendly. Due to our schedule, we didnt interact with the staff all that much, but they were gracious to pack us breakfast upon our very early departure and on a rainy day, they let us borrow umbrellas. The house is...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Bunrab11 Thank you for your review of Rusthuiz. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to welcome you back soon. Warm regards from our fireplace.. Rene

Baarn
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Strategically located guesthouse with good facilities and clean. The staff was mostly helpful (one lady very active, the other passive rather). It is very cozy, the breakfast excellent. From the guesthouse you walk in a few minutes to the center of Stellenbosch. The street along the guesthouse does produce some noise but not too bad. The worst came from the...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Baarn I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review for us on Tripadvisor! It is nice to know that your stay overall was a positive one. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the music and that the air-conditioner was not in a comfortable position. Your feedback is valuable to...

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We have stayed here many times and it's always a delight. The staff are very attentive, rooms lovely, pool welcoming on a hot day. My husband has celebrated his b'day here three times and has always been made a great fuss of with ALL the staff singing Happy Birthday as he blows out his candles!! Just about to book for...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Benhol007 Thank you for your review of Rusthuiz. It is, as always, a pleasure to welcome you to Rusthuiz and enjoy your good company while you are here. We look forward to your next stay and to welcome you back.. Kindest Rene

Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We had two nights here along our garden tour holiday and it was just lovely. The welcome was warm and friendly and the hosts were very heplful in giving directions and advice. Our room wasn't one of the balcony rooms but it was very nicely furnished and big, having a separate dressing room and bathroom. The bed was big and...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear SMD1966 Everyone here at Rusthuiz is so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and in our beautiful town. Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts and share your experience at Rushuiz. It is much appreciated. I hope that we might welcome you back to Rusthuiz in the future.. Warm regards Rene Taylor

England
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Our first visit and we booked 4 nights in Feb. Lots of staff, beautiful gardens and stoop. Bedroom was excellent with lots of storage given the volume of luggage that we take on H. Really comfortable bed, the bathroom however let down the whole experience, a tiny bath and a really shabby interior including the shower. We were informed however...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Winehighlander It was a pleasure to have met you and accommodate you on your visit to Stellenbosch. Thank you for your detailed feedback on Rusthuiz. As Hannelize have told you we are re-doing the bathrooms of our balcony room in our off-season that is coming up. I hope to welcome you back to Rusthuiz with brand new bathrooms in...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Excellent Guest house, superb location, very friendly and helpful staff. Furnished to a high standard throughout. Large sumptuous bedrooms with very fluffy white towels. Breakfast to set you up for the day. The only place to stay in Stellenbosch.

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Joyce Thank you for your review of Rusthuiz. It was a pleasure to have met you and I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future and share a glass of wine on the patio.. Kind regards from us all at Rusthuiz Rene

Edinburgh
Reviewed 12 February 2013

This was our first stop after Cape Town and we were absolutely delighted to see the standard of this guest house. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and were upgraded to a superior room which was really lovely, very spacious and very efficient air con. The grounds are very peaceful in spite of being next a road, and there...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jenny Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Rusthuiz. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. I must say that the "double glazing" windows that we had put in last year, blocks out any noise from the street. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm regards from the friendly...

Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2013

We returned to Rusthuiz one year on, to our same room, leading onto the garden and delightful pool area. Proper pool loungers, with decent cushions - excellent! Ruisthouse rooms are either large or very large, and are well equipped, with comfy beds and good bedding (duvets). Downside (minor) is that most rooms have singles, not king beds. Bathrooms are clean...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Grahamee I was thrilled to see that you came back to South Africa, Stellenbosch and Rusthuiz a year later! Thank you for your detailed feedback. It is much appreciated. We are looking into the towels and all the non "fluffy" ones are out! All our beds are singles, but we can make them into King size beds with the...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Our first stay here was eight years ago, we hope it will not be so long before our next. Just as we remembered, Rusthuiz is an excellent guest house. It is in a good location for walking into town, our room was very spacious, with ample storage space, and everything is of the highest standard. The owner and all the...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear TAMember1234 What a pleasure to welcome you back to Rusthuiz after 8 years! Thank you for coming back and spending time here in beautiful Stellenbosch. I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest René

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay steps from the centre of historical Stellenbosch. Awake to enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the sunny patio, then stroll through oak-tree lined avenues into town. You'll have your pick of restaurants, cafes and pubs for a bite to eat and something to drink. Your helpful hosts will advise you on the best wine estates to visit. In the afternoon relax at our sparkling pool.(air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, FREE WiFi, secure parking, and child friendly) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rusthuiz Guest House

Address: 13 Piet Retief Street | Krigeville, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $142 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rusthuiz Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Family room is great - as above. Real feeling of luxury..”
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“Parking a little tight”
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“Room 2 is upstairs and has a balcony”
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