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Penelope's Guesthouse

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We spent three nights in three different establishments in Stellenbosch in late February 2016 and Penelope's was our stand-out favourite! The property is in Paradyskloof just off the R44 and a few minutes drive from Stellenbosch town. The four rooms are large each with their own balcony (with good views) and well appointed and equiped en suite bathroom. The king...

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

Wow! What a lovely review. Thank you so much. I feel really honoured as I realise you are regular visitors to Stellenbosch and have stayed at many establishments. We look forward to your next visit! Regards Penelope

Oberding
Reviewed 4 March 2016

To avoid to many moves we deciced to stay in Stellenbosch few days more and discovered also Capetown from this point. Was a pretty good decision. We loved our accomodation at Penelope...it was such a nice quiet place, many thanks to lovely Penelope and husband. The breakfast was excellent (tropical fruits). Around Stellenbosch are fantastic restaurants and as lover of...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It means a lot to us to to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay. We look forward to seeing you next year! regards Penelope

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Penelope and Dries are perfect hosts and their Guesthouse a fantastic place to stay when in Stellenbosch. Great breakfast, nice rooms with balcony, decent pool and a lovely garden. Penelope's recommendations for dinner (Basic Bistro, Hussar Grill) are also fantastic.

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

Thank you for your compliments, Michael. It is much appreciated. And thank you for mentioning my garden - my therapy! We hope that you will visit us again on your next trip to South Africa. Regards Penelope

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Penelope's Guesthouse for 3 nights and it was our base for a friends wedding in Stellenbosch. Penelope made us feel incredibly welcome from the moment we arrived and our room was ready even though we were early. The room itself was spotless and the King bed was very comfortable. We particularly enjoyed relaxing in the beautiful garden...

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Definitively the best of both Worlds; a beautiful house in a quiet area, with a large and very comfortable room,great buffet breakfast, ideal for relaxing plus a great pool, but only just 5 minutes by car from Stellenbosch town centre with its shops and many restaurants. A good base for visiting around either vineyards, Cape Town or the coast with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016

we spent 2 nights at Penelope's in January visiting from UK and would definitely like to return when we next visit Stellenbosch. Penelope and her husband are welcoming hosts, the guest house is charming and quiet, rooms immmaculate - with aircon, and delicious breakfasts. We have to mention the great coffee ! Penelope was particularly helpful in recommending a wine...

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Altdorf Bei Nurnberg, Germany
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Very warm and friendly hosts. Great location! In the morning you can enjoy freshly made breakfast served outside. The rooms are very clean and nicely (but not overly) decorated. I felt immediately at home.

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

Thank you for writing a review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Our aim is for our guests to feel at home in clean and comfortable surroundings. We hope to be able to welcome you again. Regards Penelope

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Beautiful, professionally managed place to explore the area around Stellenbosch! Thank you Penny, for all your information, the very tasty breakfast and the nice chats! We are looking forward to come back!

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Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 18 January 2016

If you want a quiet place to stay, with comfortable rooms, good breakfasts and excellent advice; Penelope's Guesthouse is the place! The rooms are spacious and clean, the beds are comfortable, and breakfasts are served in a pleasant area adjoining the garden. Penelope and her husband, greeted us every morning and helped us to plan our adventures for the day,...

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

Thank you for your visit to our guesthouse. Thank you also for the great review, It makes me so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 17 January 2016

Beautiful guesthouse with great location to explore around "Stellies". Very clean and comfortable rooms with air-con, good breakfast, lovely staff and nice pool area. Loved our stay here, would book this over and over again.

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Thank you so much for posting this lovely review. We hope to be able to welcome you soon again!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $133 - $167 (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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“Book a room facing the mountains”
patrickdG4643QL, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent, although I prefer the shower rooms”
guidol618, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has the best views!”
johnwW7708ON, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Just specify if you prefer a room with a bath as not all the rooms have baths - we prefer to shower, so didn't have a problem.”
PippaJacks, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“crossfit gym nearby, in middle of great vineyards too”
Lovdov11, 26 May 2015 | Read review
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