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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the additional touches of having a flat sheet as well as the duvet together with super fluffy towels, the mosquito spray on hand, the honesty bar and complimentary water and coffee. Accessing the safe with a key was so less stressful than remembering a code too! The breakfasts were plentiful and delicious. To be able to eat breakfast...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to stay with Penny's homemade bread as an extra bonus. We would definitely return. Penny gave us some great restaurant recommendations and places to visit. The Franschhoek Pass drive was spectacular. Thanks Penny

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Thank Kate S
Llandygwydd, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here towards the end of our first trip to S Africa. We had bit of difficulty in first finding the address but that may have been a combination of age and a new GPS! Hostess very welcoming and a nice comfortable bed followed by an excellent breakfast

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Thank Ellesmere34
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Penelopes Guesthouse is located just a few minutes drive from Stellenbosch city center in a safe aerea. A beautiful decorated house is waiting for the guests. A spacious lounge, beautiful and thoughtful furnishes guestrooms, a cosy breakfast-arber in the garden makes the guest feel at home at once. It is even hard to go out again, once you have stepped...

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München
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wounderful stay at Penelope's guesthouse! Great hospitality with nice, large, very clean rooms with (!) Nespresso coffee machine. Cosy breakfast with very fresh stuff on the nice terrace...we will come back!

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Thank forcepat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm reception on arrival, followed by excellence in every way...From the beautiful pool and loungers, to a fabulous room with a stunning view and rounded off with a delicious breakfast. The suburb of Paradyskloof is as quaint, quiet and pretty as you get. We will be back!

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Thank Tracy I
Buckie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were warmly welcomed by Penelope and she kindly allowed us to leave our cases there when we arrive in the morning, before the room was ready. It was a reasonable sized room with a pleasing aspect and was clean and well presented. Most things we needed were available, along with the coffee, water and biscuits. Really nice.

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Thank Sherry P
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Penelope is lovely and so friendly and helpful. She has a wealth of knowledge of the area and is only too happy to chat and give advice on things to see and do. Our room was simple and elegant that just relaxed you straight away - should you need the opposite there is even a Nespresso machine in the room!...

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Thank Geekywife
Nordlingen, Germany
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Warm and friendly hospitality, breakfast is very 'lekker', pool is clean and nice for a swim! The area around is quiet and save. Just around the corner are beautiful wineyards. We definately recommend it :)

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Hornbæk
Reviewed 10 December 2016

It is the small things that makes the overall picture. And when all the small things are in order, the total picture is beautiful. It is the home baked bread (heaven!), the drawer with free biscuits, apples, chocolates and sweets … it is the iron that makes your cloth look good after a long travel, the full kitchen with every...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $125 - $158 (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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