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Penelope's Guesthouse

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21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, professionally managed place to explore the area around Stellenbosch! Thank you Penny, for all your information, the very tasty breakfast and the nice chats! We are looking forward to come back!

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Gaborone, Botswana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a quiet place to stay, with comfortable rooms, good breakfasts and excellent advice; Penelope's Guesthouse is the place! The rooms are spacious and clean, the beds are comfortable, and breakfasts are served in a pleasant area adjoining the garden. Penelope and her husband, greeted us every morning and helped us to plan our adventures for the day,... More 

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to our guesthouse. Thank you also for the great review, It makes me so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful guesthouse with great location to explore around "Stellies". Very clean and comfortable rooms with air-con, good breakfast, lovely staff and nice pool area. Loved our stay here, would book this over and over again.

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting this lovely review. We hope to be able to welcome you soon again! More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Penelopes guesthouse is a idyllic guesthouse run by lovely people. There is good service with a complementary glass of wine and treats, a nice pool and a very nice breakfast. I highly recommend it!!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Penelope made us feel so welcome in her beautiful, spotlesssly clean home together with delicious breakfast. Huge comfortable king bed with lovely quality linen. Good location a short drive outside of the town of Stellenbosch which is so quaint yet classy with great cafes, shops and restaurants and within easy access to a variety of fabulous wineries.The pool and garden... More 

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Henley-on-thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We keep going back to Penelope's for the good breakfasts. the beautiful garden, the peace, the excellent value and the great hostess herself. It's out of Stellenbosch but that means it's quiet. There's not much to choose between the rooms.

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Mazkeret Batya, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

we stayed in this guesthouse 4 nights and enjoyed the stay very much. The place is quite, stylish clean and cozy. Good breakfast and ample room + balcony. It is not too far from some of the major Capetown's attractions and close to the wine routes. Very recommended

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Marie! It was lovely meeting you and your friends. It is great to see South Africans enjoy the Winelands - and to show it to their friends from abroad. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Penelope More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

When you're planning a trip to the Cape Town area, it is easy to imagine the distances being much further than they really are and to underestimate the amount of enjoyable time that can be spent in the Winelands. Penelope's was very central and we wished we'd stayed five days instead of three. And we loved waking up every morning... More 

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent feedback! It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay. And yes, Stellenbosch is a very convenient relaxed location from which to explore the Cape Peninsula and the Winelands. We hope to welcome you to Penelope's again Penelope More 

Prince Albert, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Visiting the Stellenbosch Winelands area for a family wedding, Penelope's Guesthouse offered a perfect solution with several room options. Well located and uncomplicated, directly managed by the friendly and helpful owner, to be recommended for leisure or business travelers.

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Bloemfontein
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The 3 night stay at Penelope`s was very good. This was the second time I stayed at Penelope`s and I would highly recommend this Guesthouse. The hostess Penelope was very friendly and flexible. The accommodation was superb. The rooms are well furnished, comfortable and neat. The mini commune kitchenette is a nice bonus.

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