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Penelope's Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Ranked #9 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014
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Cape Town
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Penelope's is situated in a quiet suburb of Stellenbosch. The guest house is very comfortable and spoitless. Penelope gives good tips for wine estates and dining out in Stellenbosch. it is ideally situated for golfers as Stellenbosch Golf Course is just around the corner. One does need a car.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Penelopes Guesthouse is a perfect place to stay. The rooms are new and well decorated - you have everything you could possibly need. You get a good breakfast (fresh eggs, fruits, honey, jam, cheese and and and :)) The neighbourhood is lovely: beautiful!! and only a short trip to the city center and perfect access to visit some of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Because the house is in a quiet residential neighbourhood with no nearby facilities, you will need a car to get around. The rooms are pleasant and comfortable. Breakfast was good. The hosts made helpful suggestions, especially the Saturday market, well worth a few hours.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

we had a nice big room, tastefully furnished, Nespresso coffee machine; very good breakfast with everything to start in a good day; nice host; good atmosphere; just a few driving minutes to the center of Stellenbosch

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Penelope's was clean, bright and welcoming. a home away from home. I will definitely be back in April. The only thing I wasn't sure of is whether i could take a bottle of wine in the fridge. there was somewhere to mark for beers (I think) But I didn't see anything about wine so I bought my own.

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Brunssum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This guesthouse is a very good option for a stay in Stellenbosch. It is nearby the town center and situated in a very quit area. Penelope herself is a perfect hostess and she will do anything to let you feel at home.

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Kassel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed two nights at this guest house and we were inspired by the luxury accommodation and the quality of the room. On the one hand the guest house is located appr. 2 km from the inner city of Stellenbosch, what is a little bit remote. On the other hand the wineries direction Sommerset West are very easy to reach... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed at Penelope's for our first three nights in S.A. on a recent trip from the UK visiting local wineries and golf courses. Our stay was very comfortable and in an excellent en-suite room. The location is a short drive from Stellenbosch, in a quiet residential area. This suited us very well as we had our own vehicle. There... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at Penelope's Guesthouse and it was just fantastic! The Guesthouse is in a very nice neighborhood, approximately 10 minutes outside of Stellenbosch. In front of the house you can park your car within the fence. The owner, Penelope, is very nice and helpful. So if we had any questions about the region or the wineries... More

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Lovely guest house. Tastefully decorated. Very comfortable. Quiet neighbourhood. Bed was very comfortable. Lush fluffy towels. Welcoming bottle of wine. Coffee machine (pods) welcome addition. Perfect breakfast. All in all a very good experience

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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*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
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Penelope's Guesthouse is situated in Paradyskloof (Stellenbosch) which is approximately 3km from the village centre.Our rooms are furnished with king sized beds (twin beds on request), air-conditioning, satellite television, a desk, a hair-dryer, a Nespresso coffee machine, en-suite bathrooms as well as a private balcony.A swimming pool is available.English, Afrikaans and German is spoken.Limited off-street parking is also available. ... more   less 
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