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Pismo Beach, California
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed at Batavia Guesthouse for some serious wine tasting in Stellenbosch. What a gem of a place this is! The staff are marvelous....with inside tips to some special local vintners, exactly what we were looking for. The owner, Matilda, is so very gracious and naturally makes that extra effort to ensure your stay is PERFECT. I cannot recommend Batavia...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Great short stay. Friendly personal service, excellent location close walking distance to many restaurants and tourist sights in Stellenbosch. Even discovered that owner knows family. Highly recommended.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We chose Batavia out of the multitude of hotels and guest houses in Stellenbosch because of their superior service levels and customer focused attitude, as well as their very central location in Stellenbosch. Rosie and her mom gave us outstanding personal service, even though we only stayed overnight. Breakfast was fresh and personally prepared. We stayed in the Private Studio...

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Neil B, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks you for the kind review Skyfall_Ryan! We look forward to welcoming you back to Batavia Stellenbosch in the near future.

Haslett, Michigan
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had the superior room that had a private patio. We had planned to stay one night, but when we saw the room, we decided to stay for two. We were welcomed with glasses of wine and recommendations of things to see. The next day, not only did we have an excellent buffet and warm breakfast, but the owner brought...

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Neil B, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review SJoy26! Was great hosting you and we will look forward to welcoming you at Batavia Boutique Hotel again in future.

Reviewed 22 June 2016

The hotel is well located in central Stellenbosch with easy access to routes out the town. It is impeccably run and beautifully decorated. The team on duty go out of there way to make you feel comfortable and welcome. This is my second stay at this fantastic hotel. I will definitely go back again.

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Neil B, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ravi! Thank you so much for taking the time to review Batavia Boutique Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind words. You are always most welcome to visit us again!

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights while we did vineyard tours and it was perfectly situated for walking into central Stellenbosch and the restaurants. The hotel is small but beautifully decorated and the staff were incredibly helpful and welcoming, with one member of the team even walking to a nearby restaurant to book us a table! The one negative I...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Warmly welcomed to this delightful, homely sanctuary. Our hostess immediately made us feel at home. Breakfast was a delight to the tastebuds and the setting very relaxing. Taxi was arranged for a meal in Franschhoek - a friend of the family, who kindly waited and returned us 'home'. Taxi arrived later than expected to pick us up (hence 4 stars)...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Superbly located hotel in the middle of Stellenbosch close to restaurants, bars and the soirée which we had come to attend. The rooms are individually furnished with good quality linen and the cleanest shower I have ever seen in my life.quite simply faultless but what made our stay exceptional was the attentiveness shown by Inge at reception. Nothing was too...

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Middlesbrough
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Batavia Boutique hotel in Stellenbosch: Great welcome on arrival and room and facilities very good. Excellent location. We used the Wine Hopper to visit the vineyards which was a very efficient and cheap way to get around. We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel.

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BataviaManager, General Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brijan17 Greetings from Stellenbosch. Thank you for your positive review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to learn you enjoyed your stay at Batavia. Looking forward to your next visit to ensure an even more memorable stay. Kindest regards Ilzebet O.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the night at Batavia as we had a wedding in stellenbosch. I had specially arranged a check in at 10am as our wedding was at 12pm and was some distance away. We arrived at 10.30am and our room was still being cleaned from previous guests which was very frustrating. We were told we had the...

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BataviaManager, General Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dr Lauren Lee Thank you for taking the time to voice your concerns regarding your stay at Batavia. We value and appreciate your comments - however painful to hear. Please accept our sincere apologies for not meeting your expectations. I am sure you will understand that no early check-in could be guaranteed unless you actually book the room from...

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within 50 meters walk from the historic Dorp Street and village center of Stellenbosch, our award-winning boutique hotel (Best Boutique Hotel 2005, 2006, 2007 – AA Accommodation Awards; Hall of Fame 2008, 2009) offers luxurious comfort, intimate, tailor-made hospitality and is ideally located to explore the Stellenbosch village life on foot. If it is a centrally located, intimate, boutique hotel with first class service you are looking for, look no further. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Batavia Boutique Hotel

Address: 12 Louw Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $221 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Batavia Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The superior room has a private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles SJoy26, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 on ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles catSouthWest, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“One room is "Superior" another is "Luxury" - take care. They are not all private with other clients walking past your bedroom!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerH2014, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Apparently rooms at the back have been refurbished.”
 of 5 bubbles Helen256, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite, ground floor front. It felt quite safe.”
 of 5 bubbles 542Kenneth, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
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