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Ridgeback House

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great place Staff very accommodating let me check in late . Very nice large apartment style room Great breakfast !!! Fantastic location right in the heart of the Winelands . Would highly recommend !!!!

Thank Andrew N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We returned to stay after a three year gap. Very comfortable and well appointed rooms. Very friendly service from the staff and owners and nice walks in the vineyards. Compared with other similar places the breakfast could be more creative but otherwise a very nice place to stay

Thank Richard B
Fresnaye, South Africa
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great accommodation within the vineyards of Ridgeback wines. Large and well furnished room with well stocked bar, Dstv and Wifi. Good breakfast and coffee to follow at the poolside. Will definitely be back.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

False advertising. Pictures of the rooms depict baths in the bathrooms, yet there was no bath. Additionally, rooms are advertised as "twin room with twin beds," however when you arrive, they demand extra payment for 2 people to sleep in the twin beds. Not impressed.

Thank Ashley M
nesscole, Manager at Ridgeback House, responded to this review

Good afternoon Re your comments expressed in trip advis0r, we would like to comment as follows. We take the strongest exception to you accusing us of false advertising. Our rooms are clearly show as those with bathrooms or those with showers. We also do advise guests whether the rooms have twin beds or king size beds to give our guests...

Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Ridgeback House is a welcome oasis of peace and tranquility. We were warmly welcomed by Vanessa, our hostess. The setting is beautiful - a home in the vineyards which can be rented as a whole or as separate rooms. Our bedroom was well appointed - loads of cupboard space, comfortable beds, a small patio with views over the vineyards and...

Thank EJS630907
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We stayed here for one night. Lovely comfortable room with a super king bed. Tea/coffee making facilities in the room. Great balcony with views over the vineyard. Turn back service with chocolate on the pillow. Very helpful friendly staff. I would definitely come back here.

Thank Judbetty
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My wife and I were visiting our son in nearby Paarl and were thrilled with our accommodation on this working wine farm just outside the town. Our two hostesses and the maid provided excellent service throughout, the breakfasts were wonderful (We chose the English, Benedict and kipper options from a very wide choice of mains.) and our room was everything...

Thank Anthony B
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is such a wonderful place to visit and relax. Very inviting and hospitable people, a quiet and comfortable facility, with a top notch winery just down the road. I really appreciated the great help and suggestions for dinner (Terra Mare in Paarl was awesome - go there!), arranging taxi service (Christo is great), and some special touches (drinking water...

Thank Paul D
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Okay, so I did not realise that this was a quaint old farmhouse on a wine farm. Was pleasantly surprised to find this out (Ridgeback wines, duh). Guests get complimentary wine tasting which is another win, obviously. The views from the porch are amazing. The hosts are most helpful - even though not allowed we were able to check in...

Thank Mariska021
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

for Vanessa and her team to ensure we got the most out of our stay. We stayed for two nights, and that just wasn't enough time here. The rooms are well appointed, spotlessly clean, and beds large and very comfortable. To make the most of being in such a great location we left the car keys behind and used a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ridgeback Guest House founded in 2008, originally the old farm house,located in the middle of the 62 hectare farm nestled amongst the working vineyards,overlooking the magnificent Paarl Limietberg Mountains and home to our award winning Ridgeback Wines.Ridgeback House offers a truly luxurious experience with stylish accommodation, fine home cooking, attentive service and some of the best wine South Africa has to offer.All rooms are individually decorated, all en-suite. Four rooms have private balconies overlooking beautiful koppies and vineyards.Ridgeback House caters for a wide range of clients from corporate clients through to get-away seekers and nature enthusiasts. It serves as a great base to explore the Cape Winelands and Cape Town with countless attractions, or sit back,relax and simply enjoy the outdoors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ridgeback House

Address: Langverwacht Farm, Off R44, Windmeul, Paarl 7630, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Paarl > Windmeul
Price Range: $113 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ridgeback House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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