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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were made to feel so welcome. Such a homely feeling. The breakfast was awesome. The location amazing - the house beautiful. We highly recommend this B&B. Simon and Judy are great - they are excellent hosts.

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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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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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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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We lucked into the River Roost and at Christmas time no less, thanks to a no-show and our hosts' kind generosity. Our room was very comfortable and had a beautiful view of the river below. Much of our time there was spent on the back porch taking in the river and doing a bit of birdwatching. Simon and Judy were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A piece of paradise that allows you to relax and be part of nature whilst still having all the luxuries readily available. If only I could have breakfast out on that deck every morning!!! The views are incredible with the added bonus of a view from the bathtub!Its easily accessible but lets be honest you wont want to go anywhere!!!

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