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Summerwood Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   28 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa (Formerly Summerwood Boutique Hotel)
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Ranked #2 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I stayed in stellenbosch with a large group of friends and we were made to feel welcome from the moment we walked in the door when we were offered tea and home made apple and poppy seed cake. The guest house is perfectly proportioned in that it is large enough to feel luxurious and yet small enough to feel personal.... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had the most amazing time in Summerwood, all the staff were so helpful and friendly. We were greeted on arrival with tea, coffee and freshly baked cake. The rooms and and bathrooms were impeccably clean and had everything we needed. There was a lovely lounge area where you could use the computer facilities, listen to an extensive collection of... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very lovely guest house located near the downtown in Stellenbosch. They have very comfortable rooms and a good breakfast. There is also off-street parking available. The staff are very friendly and willing to help make restaurant bookings as needed.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

it was really an excellent stay! Very friendly staff was ready to greet me. The room was very comfortable, spacious and the sherry was well appreciated! The breakfast was of a high quality and much to choose from. It is very near to the inner circle of town, I can definitely recommended this Guest House.

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Cork, Ireland
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29 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights while on our honeymoon. We arrived around 7pm and we were shown around the house straight away and led to our bedroom. They have a book with menus of local restaurants that they recommend so we picked one we liked and it was booked for us - great service! We went to De Cameron... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Excellent location! Every effort to ensure that we had a memorable stay! The décor and personal touches were outstanding. The breakfast selection was of a the highest quality and very tasty. The running path to Jonkershoek must be experienced.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Room was nice, and decor in the guesthouse stunning! We however did not have a good sleep as there was a bad smell coming from the bathroom. We mentioned it to the staff the next morning and they simply said it was because drains were cleaned the night before. Suggestion: maybe don't rent out rooms if drains are cleaned and... More

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Summerwood S, General Manager at Summerwood Guest House, responded to this review

Dear traveler Please accept our sincerest apologies for what happened. We were not aware of the bathroom situation until early the following morning, when it was too late! Of course we would never book out a room that has a problem. On the particular morning of your breakfast, our staff experienced transportation issues and the on duty manager had difficulty... More

Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights and it was absolutely wonderful! Rooms are spacious, clean and decorated beautiful. Service was excellent. The atmosphere was tranquil and peaceful and we enjoyed every moment of our stay! Thanks to the staff for making our stay unforgettable!

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 9 nights here and it was fantastic. The staff are so friendly and kind. The rooms are spacious, immaculate and tastefully decorated. There are thoughtful little extras like blackout blinds to ensure a good nights sleep and free water to drink. The breakfast is amazing and there's always coffee and cake on offer throughout the day at no... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My wife and I (in our 40's) stayed at Summerwood in early April after having spent a few days at Parker a Cottage in Cape Town. The two properties are very different in so many ways, but as is the way with Guest Houses, it is those differences that make every stay unique compared to international 5 star hotels. Whilst... 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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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This unique mansion, originally built in 1904, was designed by an Italian architect and has been lovingly restored to meet the demands of the modern traveler. It is set in a spectacular garden featuring a great variety of indigenous plants. Our friendly staff can advise you and organize activities in the village and surrounding areas such as guided wine tours, hiking tours, transfers, golf arrangements and much more. ... more   less 
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