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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

what a gem in the middle of Stellenbosch - so central, value for money and a home from home!! especially loved the secure parking as this is such a problem in the Cape!!!! Breakfast was amazing and the rooms have everything you need!!

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Ysselsteyn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service at reception was very good. It was an older building, bedroom en bathroom was not so big but clean. Curtons where hanging down, not fastened. Breakfast was good en enough: a little bit messy with the plates en glasses. You where not seated on a table: everbody grip a plate en glass from other tables. It is a very...

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

Dear Jeu W, 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. Your kind words and compliments on our service, clean rooms and good breakfast We value all our guests'...

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We found Rivierbos Guest House excellent. Very friendly staff, in excellent position in Stellenbosch. We can definitely recommend Rivierbos Guest House to visitors looking for a guesthouse with fantastic customer service.

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

Dear W5849JAdawnb, 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 world class customer service and location. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Cathy Gertze...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hostess on arrival - very welcoming and helpful. Clean room and bathroom with basic coffee and tea making facilities. Central with esy access to restaurants. Very pleased with the accommodation

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

Dear robynhingle, 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 clean room, warm and welcoming / helpful services. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards,...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Jhb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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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 1 February 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: $84 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Book a classic room. They are more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 684jacobn, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
 of 5 bubbles danielsS5340EZ, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles qoda, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
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“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
 of 5 bubbles AgentSmith1985, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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