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Uitenhage
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The Estate is beautiful, trees and plants surround you, squirrels running up and down in the trees. We really loved our stay at Riverside Estate. Top marks to the friendly staff, Jesse and Marius. Thank you for making our holiday special.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Gerdie, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. The dogs still looks for your sons in front of Tree House. As discussed simply mail us for your next reservation in order to qualify for your loyalty discount. Best regards,Robert, Mario & Staff.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Very homely. Can't wait to see it after renovations are completed. Great staff and perfect place to have an intimate wedding. Definately a place to have any event and stay the entire weekend. Really beatiful.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Melouis, Many thanks for your review and viewing of Riverside. We are looking forward in hosting your wedding. Best Regards, Robert, Mario & Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Fantastic place staff very welcoming and very helpfull and best way i can some up my experiance can not wait to visit again and will be next year and will be staying for some extra days also thank you and best wishes to all the staff at Riverside estates

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Many thanks for your review. It was great seeing you and your wife again. Next year on your visit from the UK we can host your renewal of vows. I'm glad you enjoyed the look of our new rooms and by next year the whole guest house would have been redone. Best Regards, Robert, Mario & Team.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We stayed at Riverside Estates this past weekend and it was really fantastic! The staff were so helpful and friendly. The place has a real family atmosphere with beautiful grounds including a pool and dining room. On the Saturday morning we completely overslept past the breakfast cut off time but the staff were nice enough to still give us a...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Sarah, Many thanks for taking the time to write this review. It was great meeting you and as discussed with your next visit we would be off Eskom's grid and would be fully functional on our solar panels. Remember on your next visit to simply email us to qualify for your loyalty discounted rate. Best Regards, Robert, Mario &...

Cape Town
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Great Breakfast, spacious rooms and love the staff and dogs :-) Nice garden setting and quiet area. Close to world of birds.and the red bus. Perfect place to have a relaxing time. Wi-fi was a bit patchy but staff assisted asap.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Deon, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. It was great hosting you and your partner. On your next visit as discussed our vegetable garden would be finished and you will be able to use of these for cooking. We are looking forward to your next visit. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Staff.

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My husband and I had a very comfortable and lovely stay. The self-catering unit was more than enough for our needs. The room was a little cold but understandable in June. Jessie and Mario solved this problem by giving us a heater and an extra blanket. The breakfasts were more than we expected, an absolute feast with delicious coffee! Thank...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Elouise, Many thanks for the beautiful review you wrote us. It was great meeting you and your husband. Thank you for the advice you gave us on the solar. We are looking forward to your next visit and as discussed please simply email us for your loyalty discounted rate. Best Regards, Robert, Mario & Team

Bellville, South Africa
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. The room was cosy and we ended of our stay with a lovely breakfast. We will definitely come again! I have already recommended it to friends and family. Will keep it ion mind when my daughter gets married one day!

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Elmarie, Many thanks for your review on Riverside Estates. It was great hosting you and your family. We have just completed the SA Wedding show this weekend and it was a huge success. Please remember to stay in touch for all our winter specials on all the media platforms. We will be waiting for your daughters wedding..... Regards, Rob,...

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I had a wonderful time at Riverside Estate, the staff were super friendly and welcoming with cosy accommodation and an amazing garden and friendly doggy companions. The breakfast was too good. Thank you for a great weekend

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Leigh, Many thanks for your review on our little Paradise. We are looking forward to your next visit and the doggy companions still gather in front of your door! Please remember to simply email us to qualify for your loyalty discounted rate. Regards, Robert, Mario & Team

Prince Albert, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We stayed at the Riveside Estates a few month ago and I must say this is the most terrible stay we have ever had in Hout Bay. Such a shame, the setting is absolutely beautiful, the gardens could be aswell. All run down. The noice of the night staff just made it impossible to sleep, talking all night. When I...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Ebadin, Thank you for letting us know about your bad experience and sincere apologies for the experience you've had. I clearly remember you as the couple from another guest house taking a break - can't remember from where exactly, but do recall you weren't in for breakfast. We still talked about the dogs and the animal whisperer when you...

Sittard
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We have had a very good time at this hotel. The breakfast was delicious! Lavazza coffee, fresh fruit, and lots of sandwich fillings. The only disadvantage is that the wifi connection was bad (most of the time not working) and there was load shedding (bud this is uaual in the hotels of cape town). So, al together, I would really...

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Tessa, Many thanks for your review. We are currently busy with 2 large projects of which one will cause that we will have wifi non-stop as we will be off Eskom's grid. We are putting up a small solar plant which will serve our outside lighting and computers and so load shedding will not affect us in this way...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Riverside Estates, an elegant guesthouse, function and conference venue, an established haven of tranquillity, friendship, music and joy. We are located in Cape Town's jewel, the beautiful valley of Hout Bay. Our core values include eco-sustainability, the greening of our establishment, the upliftment of our staff and the empowerment of our Hout Bay Community. We invite you to this place of enlightenment, of romance, of guests who become friends. Experience the magic of Riverside Estates today! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Estates

Address: Cnr of Valley & Welbevind Road | Opposite World of Birds, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
Price Range: $156 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Estates 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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