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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This charming Bed and Breakfast is exactly like it should be. Small scale, nicely decorated, and a beautiful wrap-around-porch to have an excellent breakfast overlooking the gardens. It is traditional, but not in a stuffy or cluttered way. We really, really enjoyed our stay here. A four minute walk brings you to all the restaurants and little boutiques of Stellenbosch....

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here in the week leading up to our wedding 9 years ago.Ever since then we go back for at least 1 night every time we get back to Stellenbosch. The rooms, facilities and staff makes each stay memorable and special. Please do not change a single thing!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very pretty B&B with lovely décor inside and at a good price. Very central location for exploring Stellenbosch and in a very nice area. Only complaint is that we stayed in the small double room very close to reception and we were woken up quite early by the kitchen getting ready for breakfast, the room was lovely! but the door...

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Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect location only 5 min walk to the centrer, super friendly staff, wonderfull rooms, quite , fine breakfast in the morning outside in the garden only min. is the weak wifi for our daugthers we will ceratinly come back in the future

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bonne Esperance is a place to stay. Centrally located to "downtown" Stellenbosch (hihihi...), it is at walking distance to great restaurants and bars. Charming terrace and garden view. And not to forget the super friendly staff, serving breakfast and, of course, the always helpful ladies and gentleman at reception. Would always come back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious and bright room Very clean and airy bathroom Excellent breakfast (fruit salad, bread, juices, cold cuts, and a range of hot breakfasts!) Comfy living room area with lots of books Pool and private off-street parking We stayed here twice in December in two different room types, and we loved the experience. Highly recommended.

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Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very new and clean room, spacious and bright. Our room was located across the street from the 'main' building. A small pool, wich we did not use, but very convenient. Only thing that could be provided for this price would be breakfast! Isn't really the cheapest room for just one night. But in walking distance from Stellenbosch town, wich has...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place with an amazinf view! friendly service. Good location in campsbay! The rooms are big and clean. the pool is clean and big. THe breakfast is typical englisch but you find that everywhere in SA. The location of the Geusthouse great. easy to drive and fronm that spot realy to go everywhere!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My cousin and I attended an event at Warwick wine farm, and we needed a place to stay for one night in Stellenbosch. Bonne Esperance came up on a suggested list of B&Bs and I could not have asked for better accommodation! We stayed in the self-catering flatlets which were spacious, beautiful decorated and equipped with everything we needed. Overall,...

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Brussels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly one of the nicest places we have stayed. Tastefully decorated, kind and cheerful staff, and a lovely pool area. Great location, excellent breakfast. The whole place feels thoughtful and warm. And exceptional value for money. You couldn't ask for anything more.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $93 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“the small double room on the ground floor near reception was noisy in the morning”
 of 5 bubbles patriciamaryb2014, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the Annex are new and modern and comes with a kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles Dia_Carstens, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps at the back, facing the swimming pool. Unfortunately mine was at the front, on th ground floor, right next to the parking !”
 of 5 bubbles JillW338, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose a room with a street view”
 of 5 bubbles AnneOosthuizen, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the loft rooms upstairs. Rooms downstairs are suffering.”
 of 5 bubbles Cantoniad, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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