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Penelope's Guesthouse

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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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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Penelope's guest house was slightly out of the city center but it was still convenient and well priced. The room was very clean and quiet, and the pool/garden area was a great place to relax. We only got to stay for a night but it was a lovely experience overall.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed at Penelope's three times now. I definitely qualify as a repeat customer. My husband and I even spent some of our honeymoon here. I have high standards and enjoy 5 star classy boutique hotels. I never stay in less than 4 star accommodation when I travel. It is very important that the accommodation I stay in is spotlessly... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just spent 3 weeks touring South Africa in Feb 2015 and this was our favourite room over the whole tour,clean,good value ,well equipped ,fantastic breakfast and warm friendly hosts. It is circa 2 miles from the town centre but this means the room is very quiet and secure and easy to find.

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Waltham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Wonderfully welcoming, beautiful property in ideal location- just out of town centre. Delightful rooms, excellent facilities - beautiful garden, relaxing pool and made even nicer by Penelope! Excellent visitor guidance and information. Really looking forward to a return visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Great location, beautiful garden with swimming pool and hundreds of lovely flowers. Fantastic room with espresso facility. Penelope serves the best breakfast in the world. Thank you so much for your hospitality - we loved our stay and would love to come back one day !!!!

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent accommodation, comfortable bed, crisp white linen, yummy breakfast, restaurant within 10 minutes walk - great for us as we were touring on a motorbike. Best of all Penelope was so helpful in our hour of need - we had problems with the motorbike but she helped me get trailered to a garage while my partner was looked after most... More 

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Shelburne, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Delicious breakfasts, great location to exploe Stellenbosch from and a very thoughtful host. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would stay there again when we are in Stellenbosch. Thank you Penelope!

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Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a delightful stay .Sadly only for one night. Loved the fresh flowers in the room and in the entrance hall! Loved having breakfast on the terrace in the lovely garden! Can really recommend a stay at this lovely guesthouse!

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Geneva
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a peaceful, spacious, light-filled house in a lovingly tended garden, a few km outside Stellenbosch. Tasteful furnishings, good aircon (important in hot places like Stellenbosch in January!) delicious AND healthy options at breakfast and very friendly hosts. We were there for two nights and would have stayed longer, but needed to move on to Cape Town. As most... More 

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London
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

stayed here for two nights. Our attractive room was twin bedded with balcony. A large modern bathroom with shower. Sufficient storage, hairdryer, espresso machine. On the landing outside the room, tea/coffee making facilities and fridge. Breakfast perfect. Fresh fruit, cereals, cold meats, cheese, variety of breads. Also a choice of a delicious cooked breakfast. All served on an outside patio... More 

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