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Summerwood Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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George, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 31 January 2016

What a find Summerwood Guest House turned out to be! I needed to be in Stellenbosch to settle my second year University student and made a weekend of it in this beautiful city. The accommodation was superb and the breakfast sumptuous. Splendid service from Taunee, Tessa and the staff. Will certainly visit again.

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SWGuesthouse, Owner at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are truly happy to learn that you loved your time with us here at Summerwood. We strive to make every guest feel welcome and at home and knowing you enjoyed your breakfast and our beautiful surroundings is music to our ears. I will ensure to share your comments with our Team, who undoubtedly will be encouraged by...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We only stayed one night at the Summerwood but it provided the perfect opening to our South African adventure. Perfectly situated in Stellenbosch, the rooms are bright and stylishly decorated with comfortable bed and clean, fresh linen and towels. The rooms are well-stocked with tea and coffee facilities and drink were available throughout the guesthouse...the bottled water by the front...

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SWGuesthouse, Owner at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind review posted recently and for taking the time to share your experience with us. It gives us great pleasure in knowing that you enjoyed everything we have to offer, from the location, your room, our lovely garden and the small touches like the water. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We were made very welcome by the manageress and shown to our very large, elegantly furnished room on the top floor. The artwork and decor, mainly the work of the owner, was very interesting and the patio and garden were very nice areas to enjoy a drink from the honesty bar. Breakfast was varied and excellent. We would recommend this...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our style and decor were to your liking. We are always working on our breakfast options, so its great to know you were happy with the variety. Our garden is an oasis of peace and the ideal place to unwind...

Atlanta
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Last minute decision to head out to Stellenbosch was more than satisfying thanks to the welcoming, fresh, very comfortable accommodation for two nights at Summerwood Guest House. From the friendliness and helpfulness of the hostess and staff in this intimate guest house, to the delicious (inclusive) breakfast and serene and relaxing atmosphere - 'twas a great choice. Serene, secure, quiet,...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so pleased that you are happy with your last minute decision to join us at Summerwood! We are very proud of out team and their devotion to our guests happiness and we are truly honoured to be able to share our beautiful garden you. Knowing that we can provide a calm and welcoming environment is so...

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We experienced a very nice located accomodation with nice garden and pool, very tasteful interior and very helpful hosts. The rooms were fully equipped and extremely tasteful decorated, the service and breakfast was excellent. We would always come back to Summerwood Guest House.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for this lovely review, it's so great to know our style and decor were to your liking, it is so important for our guests to feel at ease their surroundings.  We look forward to having you back soon. 

Haverhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We spent 4 nights at the Summerwood. It's a lovely guest house ideally situated in Stellenbosch. The rooms are very comfortable and clean. Staff extremely helpful. Serves a excellent breakfast. It is definitely somewhere I would stay again.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sincere thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Summerwood. We strive to exceed expectations and it’s wonderful to know that you would love to return to Summerwood, that is the highest of compliments.  

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful guesthouse, it was a shame we were only there for one night. We were welcomed by the team, who were really helpful in recommending which wineries to visit (JC Le Roux was our favourite). Big rooms, nice bathroom, great breakfast and a lovely garden and pool to sit round.

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your night with us, we are always working on our breakfast options and it's great to know that you enjoyed it. We hope that next time you can join us for longer!

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay, however I do not understand it received a 9.3 on Tripadvisor .... It definitely should be 9,5 or up !!! We spent two nights here and we experienced the feeling of being home, while away from home. Excellent service, beautiful premises. Only point for improvement would be more variety in breakfast (rolls or croissant) Definitely will...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a gracious review – hopefully that 9.5 is on its way :o) We strive to create a relaxing environment for our guests so it is the highest compliment to know you felt at home with us. We look forward to having you back on your next visit to our beautiful country.

Kirkwood, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great to have a last minute booking confirmed so promptly and to have such a warm reception on arrival. Tessa and Reginette both very helpful. Lovely, clean, comfortable and spacious room overlooking pool. Nice touches, like the honesty bar for drinks by the pool, and an afternoon tea and coffee table. Had fun with the Nespresso machine at breakfast as...

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your positive review – We are so happy that our staff were so ready to lend a hand and that you enjoyed your room and view here at Summerwood. Our new Nespresso machines are truly popular and we will perhaps look at adding an additional machine during peak times to alleviate any waiting...

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Nice place to stay if you choose a stay near the city centre, spacious rooms, the lounge very well equiped with coffe/tea ficilities and (free) cakes, also well-stocked honesty bar. A pity that there was no "personal touch" from the owner(s)

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your feedback, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and that the lounge facilities were to your liking – we have been working on improving our coffee selection and its great to hear that our new nespresso machines are a hit with guests as well as the complimentary cakes. We will take...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you’re looking for that rare blend of contemporary comfort and old-fashioned hospitality, Summerwood Guesthouse is the perfect base from which to explore the soulful town of Stellenbosch and surrounding winelands. This late-Edwardian grand dame was built in 1904 and has since been creatively renovated to cater for the cosmopolitan tastes of the modern traveller. With its large swimming pool and location in a leafy suburb of Stellenbosch, Summerwood has become the go-to choice for visitors looking for something less formal than a hotel, but more luxurious than your run-of-the-mill guesthouse. The eight spacious rooms boast upmarket finishes and are tastefully decorated in neutral tones, while nice extras like bicycles with which to explore the charming town, air-conditioning, free WiFi, and secure off-street parking make it hard to compete with Summerwood in terms of value for money. This family-run guesthouse is a lush haven for the sophisticated traveller that seamlessly integrates the privacy and comfort of a guesthouse with the professionalism of friendly, efficient service. Summerwood Guesthouse offers bed and breakfast: 8 rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summerwood Guest House

Address: 28 Jonkershoek Street | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly Summerwood Boutique Hotel)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $88 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Summerwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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