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Summerwood Guest House

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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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Knysna, South Africa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bike hire, close to town , lovely breakfasts and comfortable beds, Not noisy at all and has a beautiful garden with a lovely pool set in a very quiet area . staff service is excellent and will help with any wine route excursions. personable and homely. Bathrooms more than expected.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Summerwood is a very charming guest house. Our stay was in the middle of the winter (july), so no swimming for us unfortunately. Nice swimmingpool though. Service is both friendly, and good. We asked information regarding hiring bikes. They immediately arranged it for us. The next morning, the bikes were already there when we enjoyed our breakfastB. reakfast is great,... More 

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Portrush, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I along with our friends Tom and Valerie stayed at Summerwood Guest house on a recent visit to South Africa. What a wonderful place to stay. I cannot recommend this place highly enough, our room was beautiful, our bathroom was well supplied with scented soaps and creams and overall it was very comfortable. We would like to... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to give us your feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you all enjoyed your time with us here at Summerwood. We have been working hard on improving our breakfast and are so happy to hear you have found it to be fabulous. We truly enjoyed having you all as... More 

South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I have been disappointed of late in booking accommodation after reading tripadvisor reviews but not this time! Summerwoods was everything it had promised and more! They went out of their way to accommodate my 13 year old daughter in her own room. The rooms were large, clean and tastefully decorated. Breakfast was excellent. The extra little touches made it a... More 

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

Dear Guest We are thrilled to hear that Summerwood has lived up to your expectations! We believe it is all in the details and are so happy to know that you appreciated the thought that goes into making ones stay memorable. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to Summerwood Guest House, It is a wonderful place to stay, friendly staff who made us feel very welcome. Our room was comfy, the breakfast was absolutely delicious! The garden beautiful. We will definitely love to do again!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team made you feel at home. We look forward to welcoming you back to Summerwood soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This place is amazing. A haven of peace and tranquillity. The breakfast was legendary. Couldn't fault it. My wife and I loved our stay there. The hosts were very welcoming and we would recommend it to others.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Summerwood. We always hope that people will find our guesthouse an idyllic place to relax and enjoy their holiday in Stellenbosch. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed breakfast. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I chose to stay at Summerwood Guest House for one night towards the end of May as part of a drive up the Garden Route from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Our first stop was Stellenbosch for a day or wine tasting! I would start by saying the place is absolutely beautiful. The grounds and house are... More 

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

Dear Guest Thanks a million for this feedback. We are so proud of our guesthouse and love to hear our guests enjoyed their stay. The grounds are such an important part of Summerwood and we take pleasure in maintaining the lush greenery that surrounds us here. We are so glad that you enjoyed the variety of breakfast options we have... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stayed here last night,despite the reception guy saying they were full I booked via hotels.com and got a room. Good bed,comfortable and nice variety of honesty bar drinks. Only downside was the water wasn't hot so had a lukewarm bath and shower,not great for winter.

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

Dear Guest Although we have have since been in contact with you personally via email, we would still like to respond to your review. Thanks for staying at Summerwood. We are glad you enjoyed the honesty bar & that your room & bed were to your liking. Sorry about the mix-up with your booking, more than likely just a technical... More 

Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This property deserves an excellent rating. However, it is a small boutique hotel, not a typical B&B. You rarely see the owner, and staff has been hired to manage the establishment. You do not have the feeling you are staying in someone's home. The atmosphere is more formal. For example, breakfast is more like eating in a restaurant and guests... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for reviewing our guesthouse. We are so happy that you enjoyed all we have to offer here at Summerwood. Our pool is indeed a wonderful tranquil place for people to relax. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the wide variety of options at breakfast. As you mentioned, our room sizes do vary and the standard... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stayed at the Summerwood Guest House in February and it was absolutely fantastic. I apologise to the owners in advance for the length of time it has taken me to write this glowing Report. My husband is South African and I am British, we both live in the UK now. Our trip to South Africa always involves a whistle-stop... More 

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

Dear Guest Well thank you sincerely for your glowing review! It is so great to hear you and your husband enjoyed your visit to Summerwood. We are delighted that you appreciated the personal touches like the sherry in the rooms and the use of our iMac. We think its really important for every guest to feel welcomed & at home... More 

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