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River Roost

Grahamstown Road, Kenton-on-Sea 6191 , South Africa
River Roost

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a charming Bed and Breakfast where the hosts, Judy and Simon, can't do enough to please their Guests. The two bedrooms facing the Bushman's River are lovely - they lead out on to the front patio where the surrounding garden is lush and well cared for and the view is exceptional. We chose this location, which is situated... More 

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Paarl/Rsa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My review is what I want to know when booking a place. It is a beautiful designed cottage with a perfect kitchen,living area.rooms opening onto the wooden deck over looking the bushmans river. We booked the cottage for 14 days because all the reviews were so wonderfull. It is a wonderfull cottage, but I would have wanted to know that... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

And I understand why!! Everything was excellent, from the house to the breakfast to the hosts!! What a stunning location. We woke up to a gorgeous sight of the river with mist rolling down towards the ocean directly from our bed, through double doors that open up to give you uninterrupted views. Wow!! Add free Wi-Fi and Dstv, plus hi-fi... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I stayed here in mid February with 3 friends. There is a long drive from the road to the house through beautiful gardens. Judy was very welcoming and ensured we all had a double room. This meant that two of us stayed in a separate bungalow at the bottom of a steep path. This wooden bungalow had a fabulous view... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Simon and Judy were by far two of the best hosts we encountered on our travels. Not only is the property, rooms and view absolutely beautiful, but as hosts we felt like were treated as part of the family. Its not just a bed and breakfast but an experience of a homely nature we felt no where else. We never... More 

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CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We spent 3 nights at River Roost (late Dec 2014). Judy & Simon are the most gracious hosts & not only did we enjoy the beautiful house, view, friendly dogs & peaceful setting, but we were very lucky to have interesting & friendly guests who we got to know over breakfast each day. Their breakfasts are superb by the way!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband and I ended our road trip at Kenton on the Sea, staying at the beautiful River Roost. We had the most amazing time, Simon and Judy were knowledgeable about the area, knew the all the best spots to see, and are amazing in the kitchen! We felt at home in their beautiful home and simply had the most... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Having just completed an excellent stay at this top-rated B&B located in Kenton-on-Sea, we find only one phrase to describe the experience at River Roost -- TOP RATED. The proprietors are simply excellent hosts, offering wonderful home-style comforts to their guests touring in the area. Not only are they extremely knowledgeable about this Eastern Cape district, they go more than... More 

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Whenever you are in Kenton on Sea you must book the cottage of the River Roost B &B. We were there with our family for 5 nights and Simon & Judy gave us a holiday we will never forget! It felt as if we were part of the family and had a lot of fun at breakfast and dinner time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We spent our wedding night at Rivers Roost. They were very accommodating with our late arrival. They even got our key to us before we arrived so we could let ourselves in. The next morning we enjoyed a delicious breakfast cooked to order while overlooking the Bushmans River. A great start to married life. Would definitely recommend to everyone.

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