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Penelope's Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A perfect base for exploring Stellenbosch and the winelands. The rooms are modern and very comfortable each with coffee and tea making facilities. There is also an honesty fridge which is really useful. The location is quiet and tranquil and there is a pool for a cool down when the weather is really warm. Penelope provides a full breakfast including... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After 5 weeks traveling through SA, Penny's B&B was a restful haven. Nice and large room, great pool, garden and flowers aplenty (she has the green touch) and succulent breakfast (she bakes and cooks everyday). Location is excellent to visit the Stellenbosch area (including Capetown). But what won me was the Nespresso machine in our room (a major plus for... More 

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked into Penelope's for our first two nights in SA. Weren't sure what to expect as we had intended staying in a hotel. we needn't have worried! Facilities, breakfast and welcome were all excellent. Safe parking and our hostess's assistance with taxis and with a fabulous recommendation to use Antoinette of Camino Tours for our wine tasting tour were... More 

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

The service was excellent as were the rooms and facilities. Location was great and Penelope and Dries went out of their way to assist us and make us feel welcome. We would definitely recommend this guesthouse to friends and family.

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Hanoi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Easy to find from the airport and major roads. Just out of the centre of Stellenbosch, therefore no peak traffic, but easy access to major roads and businesses. Nice, clean & comfortable. Substantial breakfast included.

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Israel
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Penelope and her guesthouse were absolutely wonderful. The property is clean, spacious, modern and Penelope is a real charm and so helpful providing information on local events and areas of interest. Even a nice big TV in the room. A home away from home!

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a very nice room at Penelope's Guesthouse with a great mountain view. There were lots of little things that made our stay special (e.g. a nespresso machine, homemade cookies and a small bottle of Amarula in our room). The breakfast was very good. Penelope gave us helpful advice on what to see in the Stellenbosch area and was... More 

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Tubingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Penelopes Guesthouse is amazing, lovley accomodation in a beautiful location. Everything was very clean an comfotable. We´ve got great recommodations. Also breakfast (homemade) was perfect. Thank you!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had a wonderfull stay at Penelope's Guesthouse. She is an awsome host with lovely advices. The room was superclean, the bed was very very comfortable, there was a nice honesty bar and the breakfast was great, too. So everybody who wants to visit the wineland near Cape Town should stay at Penelope's :)

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We wanted to see the vineyards at Stellenbosch and therefore chose this B&B. We found it without problems and the welcome was very nice since Penelope is able to speak German. The room was clean, nice and big. There were even homemade cookies and a Nespresso coffee machine with everything placed in the room for complementary use. The night was... More 

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Address: 21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penelope's Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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