We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 103 Stellenbosch B&Bs / inns

Albarosa Guesthouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   7 Helderberg Str. | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Hotel amenities
Albarosa Guesthouse
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save Saved
You added Albarosa Guesthouse to your Saves list
83%
Ranked #50 of 103 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014
joostejul Durban, South Africa
Write a Review

24 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    14
    6
    2
    1
    1
See reviews for
Families
0
10
3
2
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (24)
  • Mar-May only
    (13)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (3)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (3)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (5)
All months
Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Albarosa defines elegance and attention to detail - complimentary sherry in the rooms; welcoming fire in the lounge; pots of chocolates appearing like magic on one's return from an evening out; fine china; Victorian baths; friendly and attentive staff .... Now I know where to go when I return to Stellenbosch - especially during the cold, Cape winter. Thank you,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The Albarosa was well signposted and easy to find and located ideally in a quiet road but 3 minutes from main shops and restaurants of Stellenbosch. the house itself is a lovely example of a fine old house, and it feels like staying in someone's much loved home. It felt secure and welcoming with every facility including good wifi. The... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sandton, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed in the cottage. The booking website we used stated that the cottage had two large double beds, it actually only has one standard double bed and 1 pull out couch. It was also mentioned on the website that there was free WiFi in all the rooms. We could not get wifi in our room. When this was mentioned... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Visiting my granddaughter in Stellenbosch, I was extremely lucky to find the Albarosa. Very convenient for all purposes, especially as I was able to walk to most places i.e.shops and restaurants on my own while she was at lectures. Host very friendly and staff first class. A true "home from home"

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amman
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

A Marvelous place with great stuff that makes you feel like home, well, it was the first time that I feel sad for leaving this lovely city and want to stay more..., Very good location, the atmosphere inside the property makes you feel like home, and I really appreciate the daily morning fruit bowel :) Thank you Willem...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phippsburg, Maine
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We booked the Albarosa on the internet, so weren't completely sure what to expect, but it turned out to be an inspired choice. It's location in central Stellenbosch is ideal for exploring this vibrant university town with its many shops, restaurants and bars. Gert, the owner, is a charming and attentive host, ably assisted by housekeeper Jackie and his dog... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pretoria, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

It was ok, the breakfast was amazing, the room was clean and very nice. I didn't like the towels, small and not clean. The position it's perfect to visit the city and the winelands area. The owner is very nice and suggested us a very good restaurant where to have our dinner.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Wonderful stay in Stellenbosch, fantastic location very close to restaurants and town centre. The guest house was nice and quiet with friendly service and a wonderful breakfast! We will definitely call again.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is a very pretty guest house with fresh flowers and all the trimming including the perfect host - GERT - Use Gert -- he has very good local knowledge and his suggestion are finely tuned for the weather and your needs. I prefer a room upstairs or away from the early morning breakfast rush.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Great location, friendly and amenable staff and very comfortable; comes thoroughly recommended! Breakfast is a highlight and the owners are very happy to help organise outside arrangements (restaurant/taxi bookings etc). An ideal place to base yourself for wineland trips.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Do you own or manage Albarosa Guesthouse?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Albarosa Guesthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Albarosa Guesthouse

Address: 7 Helderberg Str. | Central, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Albarosa Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Albarosa Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

9 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (9)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay