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Lyngrove Wines and Guesthouse

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Lyngrove Wines & Guesthouse | Raithby - Annandale rd, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa (Formerly Lyngrove Country House)
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Ranked #69 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We recently spent two nights at Lyngrove Guesthouse and do not believe that the 5 star rating is justified. The grounds are beautiful but the rooms and house require a bit of maintenance, and a lack of hands-on management was evident in the quality of food served and general service levels. A disappointing stay in the Winelands.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A little out of the way, but very relaxing,quiet and comfortable, friendly staff that made us very welcome, 20 minute drive from a lovely town stellenbosch, lots of great places to eat and lots of bars to sample the regions fantastic wines. Wouldn't miss visiting the town.

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East London, South Africa
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Lyngrove was the venue for a small one day mini-conference of about 10 people. Delegates flew in on Thursday evening and were greeted by friendly staff and a glass of sparking wine. The food was well prepared and enjoyable. As we ate as a group, the menu to buffet style rather than a la carte. We enjoyed tasting a range... More

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Cape Town
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30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Lyngrove Manor was obviously a very beautiful and gracious private home at one time, set on a small farm in a peaceful and very convenient location, close to wine estates and restaurants, between Somerset West and Stellenbosch. The grounds remain immaculately kept, and we had a very pleasant stay. Privately owned it has 5 star guest house status, our thoughts... More

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Wisconsin, United States
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Just Charming! Comfortable rooms, great service and outstanding breakfast. We were so busy trying to take everything in, we didn't get to spend a whole lot of time taking in the grounds or enjoying the peaceful surrounding but what I did experience was first rate.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

This guesthouse is very elegant and homey at the same time. Ia, the manager, made us a great middle-of-the-week, 3-night winter deal that came with a delicious breakfast--your choice of hot dishes (like eggs, french toast, flapjacks, or oatmeal, etc.) in addition to a continental spread--very generous. The rooms were spotless and comfortable with little added touches like chocolates on... More

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Lucan, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

After years of visiting South Africa we finally got to go to the Cape. My cousin booked us into Lyngrove Estate. I was apprehensive as I wanted to stay in Cape Town city. I should not have been. The place is great. Only half an hours drive from the city. The setting is so peaceful and beautiful. The rooms were... More

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Madrid, Spain
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31 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2011

Stayed at Lyngrove last month when we were in Stellenbosch for a friend´s wedding. The B&B itself was lovely -- generously sized rooms, scrumptous breakfast, friendly staff. However, we had quite a bit of trouble getting to the inn itself. We´d hired a car & driver for the weekend (wanted to be able to enjoy that delish South African vino!)... More

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Berkshire UK
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30 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2007

The conclusion of our SA trip & the this was planned as a highlight and the most expensive accomodation we encountered on this trip. Booking by e/mail we negotiated a rate reduction over the rack rate, additionally we were offered a superior house room as opposed to the more recently added on courtyard style rooms. A lovely location remote from... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2007

We stayed at the Lyngrove in Nov. of 2006 for our honeymoon. The Lyngrove was certainly one of the highlights of our trip. The house and the grounds are kept very well and the service was great. We were only able to stay one night in the area, but wanted to stay much longer. Everything from the greeting upon arrival,... More

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Additional Information about Lyngrove Wines and Guesthouse

Address: Lyngrove Wines & Guesthouse | Raithby - Annandale rd, Stellenbosch 7599, South Africa (Formerly Lyngrove Country House)
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #69 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Lyngrove Wines and Guesthouse 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Imagine sitting on the patio of a charming country house surrounded by vineyards and breathtaking mountains. A mere 30 minutes from Cape Town airport! This is just the beginning of what Lyngrove Guesthouse has to offer. With its English colonial style overtones and individually decorated bedrooms be certain to enjoy all the luxuries you would expect from a prestigious establishment with the added bonus of enjoying fresh sea breezes and lovely views. This 5 star rated establishment is situated in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands and is the ideal place to stay over when you want to do sightseeing of this beautiful part of South Africa yet still experience peace and harmony. In the evenings the comfortable lounge with fireplace is the perfect place to relax with a book or to enjoy a glass of Lyngrove wine. ... more   less 
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