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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great weekend stay. Quiet suburb .Clean tidy rooms.great service. Hosts friendly and relaxed atmosphere.Breakfast very good. nice area to jog or hike up hills with vineyards. Honesty Bar. Ideal to explore Stellenbosch area.

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I and two friends like to travel from our home in Vienna to different and distant places each year. After more than a week in Kruger National Park we looked forward to staying somewhere quiet, relaxing, friendly, comfortable, secure and outside the big city of Cape Town. We could not have chosen a better base for our...

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your repeat visit. Regards Penny

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent a night at Penelope's and could have stayed longer. Our room was beautiful with rose scents wafting up from the garden, breakfast was plentiful and served by our amazing host. You feel as if you have come home to visit your granny - all your needs taken care of by charming Penny.

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Mary-Anne! I just love your review. I have shared it on our Facebook page as well. Hope to be able to host you on your next overnight visit to Stellenbosch. Regards Penny

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A really wonderful place to stay! Clean, comfortable with an exceptional spread for breakfast each morning! This all complemented by a great host! I would recommend this place for sure! The entire experience was great!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A really great stay. Penelope was friendly and welcoming with masses of tips and information. The accommodation is great - large bright room with balcony, spacious bathroom, super-comfy bed. Breakfasts were super, and eggs cooked to order. There is a wonderful garden that guests can use as well as a swimming pool, which would be great in the summer months....

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great hosts. Conveniently situated outside the hub of Stellenbosch. Clean, secure, great breakfast. There were a couple of good shopping centres around and some great restaurants. Very close to two wonderful golf courses too.

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Pinetown, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our second stay at Penelope's guesthouse. Superb location, all the creature comforts and exceptional hospitality. Penelope always goes the extra mile for her guests.We would not hesitate to recommend Penelope's Guesthouse to family and friends.

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Krumbach, Germany
Reviewed 16 September 2016

At first I want to say that the stay was really nice. During our stay in Stellenbosch we felt very comfortable and welcome. The owner Penelope is really nice and she is warmly and courteous. The house is really clean and there is a little garden and a swimming pool. It's safe, because there is a fence around the house...

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Port Gentil, Gabon
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great stay, great hospitality, very good services, comfortable, quiet, lovely place. Very good breakfast with a variety of fruits, breads, jams. Nice district, safe, green, peaceful. I recommand a lot.

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Roches Brunes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

First Guesthouse in Capetown..do not regret at all.. Peaceful surrondings.. Penelope was a fabulous host..very helpful and her breakfast is just amazing..value for money.. surely recommend this place :-D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penelope's Guesthouse is situated in Paradyskloof (Stellenbosch) which is approximately 3km from the village centre.Our rooms are furnished with king sized beds (twin beds on request), air-conditioning, satellite television, a desk, a hair-dryer, a Nespresso coffee machine, en-suite bathrooms as well as a private balcony.A swimming pool is available.English, Afrikaans and German is spoken.Limited off-street parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penelope's Guesthouse

Address: 21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $121 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penelope's Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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