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Summerwood Guest House

4.0 of 5 28 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly Summerwood Boutique Hotel)
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed 3 nights at Summerwood in February and left a little underwhelmed especially considering the rave reviews we'd read before arrival. The property is nice and comfortable so long as you you like twee design and lots of grey (which we happen to like), and the pool and garden area are nice and peaceful, our room could have done... More 

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Dear Guest Thank you for your thoughts on your stay with us at Summerwood. It is always valuable to hear first hand about our guest’s experience. It saddens us to hear that your stay was less than satisfactory. We would like to take this opportunity to provide you with some feedback on the 2 major things that disappointed you. Service:... More 

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leicester, england
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230 reviews 230 reviews
93 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had stayed at Summerwood when under previous ownership about 6 years ago. Since then it has been modernised but remains a beautiful (if less characterful) building in a peaceful pleasant neighbourhood about 20 minutes walk from the centre of Stellenbosch. The room was satisfactory if not very large and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was attractive with a... More 

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SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank your for your feedback. It is important for us to be aware of any issues you experienced during your stay as we are constantly striving to improve the quality of our guest’s experience. Please allow us to take this opportunity to provide you with a response to your issues. Rate: We have a very competitive rate in... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here at the close of our visit to South Afica, travelling back from knysna. Enjoyed our two night stay, staff were very frioendly and helpful Ideal location for walking into town, day or night, and easy access to the many vineyards.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nicely renovated Guest House within walking distance to the city and only 5 minutes drive to nearest vineyard. Service from the two managers was great - Tessa and Danika. They arranged an excellent and very reasonable Tuk Tuk Wine tour for the two of us. Our room was a little smaller than some we have had in our... More 

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Algarvia, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Summerwood for three years running and love the place so I hesitate to downgrade it from five to four stars. The rooms upstairs overlooking the garden are great and the garden itself is an oasis of comfort and peace with a good sized pool. The service is friendly and efficient. However what has changed is the... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple of nights after leaving Cape Town to travel the garden route. Location is good, we did walk into the town for a meal but it is a 20 minute walk. One of the best places we stayed on our visit. Room was clean, spacious, well decorated. Staff were really nice, friendly and helpful. Location is... More 

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really upmarket guest house at a very affordable price. The rooms are big and modern with all the amenities. The staff were very helpfull and friendly. The breakfast was one of the best that I have ever had.

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Starnberg, Germany
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed five days in the Summerwood Guest House and we really liked it very much. Very clean, good service, cookies for free, good breakfast and the place in Stellenbosch is also good. We definitely will come back here again. For your bookings: ask for the silent rooms if possible, the building itself is old and not isolated against noise... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We spent two nights here and really enjoyed our stay. The surroundings are quaint and relaxing. The staff is very attentive and responsive to the needs of their guests. The rooms are very large and comfortable. The showers are smaller and remind me of those normally found in Europe. If you need to plug in, there is free wi-fi in... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We spent 2 great nights here just before Christmas. It is close to the centre of Stellenbosch & yet in a really peaceful location. The standard of accommodation is excellent as is the service. Breakfast served outside was lovely and the honesty bar is a nice touch to help yourself to a glass of wine before heading out for dinner.... More 

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Address: 28 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly Summerwood Boutique Hotel)
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
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Hotel Class:4 star — Summerwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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