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Riversong Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 24 Newlands B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautifully appointed little gem in the heart of Newlands...8 rooms, fantastic personalised service, great food and a stunning view. Close to Cavendish Mall and a selection of restaurants to cover all tastes. If you needing a quiet retreat in a setting that will soothe your soul...there is no better than the Riversong!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Wow -- be prepared to be blown away by Riversong Guest House. From the moment we walked through the gate into the beautifully decorated facilities, to having access to everything you could think of in the suite, to the super amazing service by the staff... Absolutely everything was simply amazing and we cannot wait to return to enjoy the facilities... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Leigh-Ann Thank you for your great review. I will share it with the Riversong Team who are always happy and proud to receive feedback on reviews. We look forward to hosting you again. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More

Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Following a Safari in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe, seven of us ventured on to Capetown and stayed at the Guest House which was lovely, very clean and spacious. The Blue Room was spacious and the bed was extremely comfortable. The view of Table Mt. was a lovely sight to see especially during breakfast time. Breakfast was artistically presented and... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Andrea Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We love getting reviews - so much appreciated. We enjoyed hosting you all and organizing your tours around Cape Town. I hope to see you again some day back in Cape Town or when I next visit my sister in Richmond. I will plan a get together. Best... More

Wilmslow
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend Riversong. Can't praise Inre the owner and her wonderful staff enough. They made us so welcome and could not do enough....home from home for us ! Our room was spacious, and comfortable with wonderful views through the French windows. Breakfast was fantastic and set us up for sightseeing after which we came home and relaxed in the lovely... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Pat and Jenny Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We loved hosting you both. Sorry for delay in replying as I was away for a break in the Garden Route area. I will send you info on The Garden Route shortly for your next visit with our husbands. There are so many lovely places to... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I stayed overnight at The Riversong Guesthouse recently and I was totally impressed with the location, the awesome personal services, the massive suite. The breakfast was beautifully prepared and served with a view to die for. The previous week I had stayed at The One and Only at the Cape Town Waterfront; I preferred the Riversong! Enough said :-)

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! You preferred us to "The One and Only" - you made my Day!!!!!!Month!!!!!Year!!!!!! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Thank you, Riversong, for helping to make my trip to Cape Town so memorable. First is the property itself. Inri, the owner, has done a beautiful job decorating this Guest House. My room was on the second floor with a view of the mountains. I was there for 6 nights and every morning I would awaken that spectacular view. The... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Susan Bet your cats where happy to have you home. Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated. We loved having you stay with us. So glad you enjoyed the tours, yours stay at Riversong and your view. We are happy when our guests are happy. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team plus Archie and... More

Kentwood, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Riversong Guest House is a beautiful, serene place. Everyone was friendly and always helpful. Food was great and made to order. I stayed in Mountain View room and it has a fantastic view of Table Mountain as described-took a lot of pictures. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to others.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Barbara Thank you for the lovely review. We loved hosting and organizing the tours for your group. We look forward to meeting you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team plus Archie and Eleanor. More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I have given Riversong 4 out of 5, because I thought on reflection that 3 was too harsh, even though my own personal experience was a 3. I recognise that a lot of effort is put into running it, and that for many guests (as the other reviews testify) it will be a 4 or a 5. But this is... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Johathan Thank you for you very honest review. We take every review very seriously as we want everyone who stays at Riversong to have a happy stay. We do have a Info. booklet in every room. Unfortunately it is rarely used or read. I agree these signs detract from the decor. By trying to make things easier for guests... More

Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Riversong is a beautiful well maintained property. The accommodations were excellent as were the meals. The staff were extremely helpful and did everything possible to make for a pleasant stay. Riversong Guest House is highly recommended and where I would stay again.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there Wayne and Jodie Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Riversong. We loved hosting your group and enjoyed our chats over coffee in the morning. Our next group arrives next Fri. It has been raining heavily along the Safari Route so they will be happy to be in Cape Town in the sunshine. Hope... More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Riversong is a beautiful place - the owner, Inri, has decorated every room tastefully and luxuriously with great art, flowers and all the amenities. The stunning view of Table Mountain and the garden area provide a perfect setting for relaxing and enjoying the wonderful breakfasts. Inri and the staff are so friendly and go out of their way to make... More

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mary Ellis Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We loved hosting your group and we are looking forward to the next tour group arriving on the 14 March. The weather has been awesome. I hope your family enjoyed the "Ellis Brown" goodies. We look forward to meeting you again in the near future. Best regards... More

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Address: 14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riversong Guest House 4*
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