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4.0 of 5 Cottage   |   20 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
Black O Corfu, Greece
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Knysna, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We booked in Life & Leisure, friendly staff but the experience was tainted by the fact that the house and apartment is very untidy and generally unclean. Dirty coffee cups and a full ashtray was left at the pool. The floors of the guest house are filthy and look like they were cleaned weeks ago. The inside of the cupboards... More

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Corfu, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I had a great stay. The room and hotel were very nice. Staff were very helpful and attentive and the breakfast was also very good. The location was great and if I go back to Stellenbosch I will stay here. The only thing I would change or improve is the WIFI connection even though I still managed to do what... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We stayed for two weeks with Life and Leisure, the first week in a smart apartment opposite 20 Van Riebeeck St and the second in a luxury one bed flat in town where we were relocated to due to a malfunctioning air con unit. Boy did we land on our feet! The company also does interior design and so they... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Always a pleasure to stay in Life & Leisure accommodation - my 3rd trip to Stellenbosch Life & Leisure and would definitely book there again. Elegant décor and very secure. The kitchen/kitchenette is a bonus !

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

the flat was tastefully decorated but far too small for our family. Terrible mosquito's and very hot and airless.need some sort of security on windows. excellent location right in the centre of all the restaurants and shops.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

i really enjoyed my stay in Stellenbosch, the staff were amazing, I had a last minute hick up which was my own fault but Ettiene sorted it out immediately and made sure I was safe and happy. I thought this was amazing service. I am looking forward to my holiday again in March 2015. Thanks guys and keep it up... More

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PARIS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We did made our reservation via Booking.Com. The hotel was supposed to have the link for the payment of a deposit..but the hotel asked us not only to send them credit card numbers and passport numbers... BUT they also asked us to fax them copies of the credit card (front andn back) AND of the passports.... Request we just ignored...... More

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The apartment, albeit a bit small was beautifully furnished and cosy and sits right in the hub of Stellenbosch which we loved. We walked down every morning and evening to the restaurants all around us. We enjoyed our stay tremendously. We would recommend that you add a wine opener to the kitchen and perhaps minor maintenance on the cupboard doors.... More

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Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Great location, the apartment is truly stunning with all necessary appliances. Impressed with the dstv full bouquet, very few 5 star hotel can match this apartment. Life & leisure you are awesome. Keep it up.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The service was great and the studio on arrival was well prepared. The area is also quiet, which meant enough undisturbed quality. My partner enjoyed herself and got the relaxation she wanted, which was the aim of the trip.

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Address: 20 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 39 Specialty lodging in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Life & Leisure 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Art Deco guesthouse provides a unique bed and breakfast experience. From personalized service and local hospitality to luxurious at-home amenities and full breakfast spreads, you'll find this option hands down the best feet-up experience. ... more   less 
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