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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Riverside Estate - When standing in front of the gate, you would think to yourself - what was i thinking, but luckily that's just the gate. What you see and get inside is something that will make your holiday something to remember. The Estate is very clean (Pool and Garden) and more than enough open space for your kids run...

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

Dear Andre, Many thanks for your review. Thanks you for bringing the entrance of Riverside to our attention. Please remember to simply mail us for your next reservation in order for loyalty discounted rate. Best Regards, Rob & the RS Team

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I loved my stay at riverside , I stayed 2 times there while taking my nlp courses , the food was amazing and the views are wonderful , the room was so cute and nice . It's not a luxury guest house but it's warm and clean and lovely .the venue is safe as well and well maintained .

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

Dear Lara, Many thanks for your review. It was great seeing you again at the NLP course. Our menu has changed and as discussed, the health book is in. We look forward to your next visit and I'm keeping the snacks ready. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Team

cape town
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The accommodation was well situated for our needs. The estate is lovely and peaceful. The staff were excellent , especially Mario (sp) - he could not do enough for us.The rooms need upgrading - although clean and tidy they looked a bit tatty - but believe the Estate is busy with an upgrade. The airconditioner was very noisy and did...

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

Dear Minka, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. As discussed we are looking forward to your next visit when you will be staying in one of our newly decorated rooms. Thank you for letting us know about the noisy air conditioner, it has been attended to. Best regards, Robert Mario & Team

Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Enjoyable, quite and good service. When we arrived we were welcomed by very friendly staff. Enjoyed watching the rugby with fire burning and dogs very friendly too. Will definitely recommend to anyone. .

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

Dear Mr & Mrs Smith, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. In the winter months we do sometimes overstep the line of allowing our hounds into the bar area - Many thanks for treating them so well. It was great meeting you and looking forward to your next visit to riverside. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Team.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2015

My family and I stayed in the two bedroom Self-catering Tree House for 2 nights. The unit, linen and towels were cleaned daily, although we stayed in the Self-catering unit. We had a continental breakfast with the choice of ordering breakfast from their menu. Lavazza coffee was served. It felt if we were in a Restaurant. My daughter left her...

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

Dear Hanlie, Many thanks for your review on Riverside. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Also glad to hear the Tog Bag is safe with you, and as discussed simply email us on your next visit to qualify for your discount loyalty rate. Best regards, Robert, Mario & Riverside Team.

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.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Breakfast included
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 

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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: $159 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Estates 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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