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Bonne Esperance

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The guest house has a great charm. The owners/manager pays great detail to the smaller details. The rooms are spacious and pretty, but the bathrooms can be better in the sense of an upgrade. However it has been a while since I've been there. Overall it is a great place.

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George south africa
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great location,walking distance to restaurants, good music , shops and museums. Situated opposite the botanical gardens with an excellent coffee shop. Bonne Esperance is in a beautiful Victorian building with exquisite gardens. The room was extremely spacious, very clean and well decorated with a very generous bathroom. Secure parking and helpful, polite staff

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Unexpected pocket of serenity on a hellish business schedule. I got very lucky in a steer to Bonne Esperance from a local and in particular had quite possibly the best breakfast I have ever had on the planet sitting on the verandah next to the garden on a crisp Spring morning looking up to the mountains. Very happy with that!...

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Princeton, NJ
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a lovely stay at Bonne Esperance. We had a charming room overlooking the courtyard and pool with a beautiful view of the mountain behind. We had several needs (printing, umbrellas, scheduling a vineyard tour, etc.) and the staff went out of their way to help us at every turn. Breakfast was varied and delicious. I can't actually speak...

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Thank scholarmom
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Only stayed one night but this was lovely. Good nights sleep and excellent breakfast. Would recommend this hotel to others. Shame I couldn't stay longer. An extra couple of days would have been lovely!

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Thank Helen R
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff at the desk for our stay... But overall rooms are very tired and old. Compared to all other accommodation we stayed in whilst in South Africa this by far the poorest standard.

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Thank CKork
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very neat well maintained property. Accomodation was luxurious & comfortable. We will definetly revisit when next we are in Stellenbosch. We were warmly welcomed by the staff who were friendly & polite.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A friend and I stayed two nights at La Bonne Esperance in Stellenbosch and had a great experience. The place is a beautiful Victorian house, beautifully appointed with lovely furniture and fresh flowers throughout. The rooms were very comfortable, the breakfasts delicious, and the location was perfect. I highly recommend it and would be delighted to stay there again should...

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Lusaka, Zambia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a beautiful place to stay at with excellent service. A good location with access to all sites in Stellenbosch. The staff were very helpful and cordial. I will definitely be coming again. Keep it up!!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Guest House is located in the heart of historic Stellenbosch and is therefore very well located to explore the town on foot. It is also really easy to get to by car and has off-road parking which is important as parking in Stellenbosch is at a premium. The house itself is quite charming, my room was well furnished, warm...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family 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
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $96 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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