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Rusthuiz Guest House

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13 Piet Retief Street | Krigeville, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've really enjoyed our stay at this accommodation. The whole ambiance is nice. Staff is very friendly and the room was fine. Parking is a bit tight but it's ok. Breakfast was very good! Points of improvement are the curtains. Since the garden has some lights at night, the curtains should be better. The room was very bright during the... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Justin Thank you for taking the time to give us (and other travellers) feedback. We will definitely look in to the curtains and mini-bar fridge in your room. Thank you for bringing it under our attention. We are glad that you have enjoyed your visit to our beautiful little town. Kind regards from Stellenbosch René, Hannelise, Lynette and Team More 

Brugge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful gasthouse, good breakfast, the ladies of the house were so kind and helped us when one of us had to go to the hospital. They helped us choosing good restaurants. The rooms were very good and very clean. If I go to Stellenbosch again I go back to this guesthouse!

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Hilde Everyone here is so happy to read your review of Rusthuiz. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay and that we were able to be of help to you. Hope to welcome you back in the future. Warmest regards René and Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Stayed here for two nights with a friend as we were driving through South Africa. The property is very cozy, clean and beautiful. The service was fantastic and the girls working there are true gems. So helpful and accommodating. The breakfast was great as well with a nice cold buffet and warm options made to order. The location is great... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie It was our pleasure to accommodate you on your trip to our beautiful town. Everybody here is so happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay and that you were comfortable and well looked after! We really hope to meet again in future.. Kind regards from and autumn coloured Stellenbosch René, Hannelise, Lynette and Team More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for two nights and found it to be everything that we wished for. Close to the town. Car parking big room with en suite and lovely breakfast. Extremely helpful. Would definitely stay here again

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Debra We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay at Rusthuiz and in beautiful Stellenbosch! Thank you for the review and your kind words. We hope to welcome you back in future.. Warm regards from Stellenbosch René, Hannelise, Lynette and Team More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Spent three nights here in January. An excellent hotel with great facilities and a good location. Hannalise was very helpful with information on the area and restaurants. The breakfasts cooked to order were excellent. Thoroughly recommended

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Morris33d Thank you for your kind review of Rusthuiz. I do agree with you that Hannelise is most helpful and knowledgeable of the area. So glad you enjoyed the breakfasts! We hope that we can meet again in future.. Kindest regards from us all at Rusthuiz. René and Team More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The attention to detail in every aspect of this outstanding guest house is exceptional. From the welcome - warm and thorough! - to the best standard of cleanliness I have ever encountered anywhere, you will find the Rusthuiz a soothing and comfortable place to stay. We only had a short night stop there and had to leave early for the... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Deborah It was a pleasure to read your review and we are thrilled that you have had a comfortable and enjoyable stay with us at Rusthuiz. Our cleaning girls pride themselves in the standard of their rooms and they loved the positive feedback. Thank you for that! Warm regards from Stellenbosch René, Hannelise, Lynette and Team More 

Malmo, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights and wish we could have stayed longer. Walking distance to the city (5-10 min) and parking available. Lovely garden with a small pool, great breakfast and really cozy and nice rooms. Guest attention was absolutely impeccable, smiling, attentive to needs and I even heard a maid singing and humming - what better sign of a thriving... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Susanne Thank you for your kind review of Rusthuiz. Everyone here had a BIG smile on there faces when they read your remarks! We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Kindest regards René and Team More 

Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at Rusthuiz, I would choose room 2, upstairs and it has a balcony over looking courtyard. The breakfast was very good. Rusthuiz gave us great recommendations for wineries, Rust en Vrede, wine tours Tuk Tuk Stellies and dinner, Oppie Dorp and Bukhara, they made our reservations for dinner and the wine tour. Very welcoming, we enjoyed... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mtnkd Thank you for you lovely review of Rusthuiz. All the staff here are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and in beautiful Stellenbosch. It was only a pleasure to help you with reservations and we are pleased that you enjoyed the recommendations.. Warm regards from a 36 degrees sunny Stellenbosch.. René, Hannelise, Lynette and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Rusthuiz Guesthouse was the 1st stop on our 2.5 week tour through South Africa and out of all the places we stayed I think it was the best! The staff was super friendly and helpful, rooms & bed nice, the location was great and I also really enjoyed the breakfast. It is a small but personal guesthouse. I would definitely... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Roos Thank you for your very kind words! It was a pleasure to accommodate you during your visit to beautiful Stellenbosch. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the Special Rusthuiz Breakfast! We hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm regards from the whole Team! René More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Stayed for 2 nights I wish it was longer .Rusthuiz guest house is in an excellent position only 5 minutes from the centre room was fine gardens and pool lovely and breakfast excellent. We were recommended a wine tour in a tuk tuk which was great fun and went to a great restaurant in dorf street . The Owners were... More 

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Gamboliverpool Thank you for your kind review of Rusthuiz. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay here and that you were comfortable. We hope to meet again in the future. Kindest regards from Stellenbosch René Taylopr More 

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