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The Beautiful South

3.0 of 5 4 Hospital Street, Stellenbosch 7600 , South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Windhoek, Namibia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a quiet part of the city, easy to get there. A warm welcome by Tove who explained everything to us. Our room was fantastic, spacious and decorated with love. Big swimming pool and the possibility to sit/eat outside. The breakfast was perfect especially with "the catch of the day" instead of the standard english breakfast. Katarina and Peter... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only stayed for one night but wished we could stay longer. Our room 'Dessert Rose' was amazing. gorgeous bath, comfy bed and lovely decor. Katarina was so helpful - booked our wine tour and taxi's. The pool area was great and the location was fab. We would love to stay again.

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Welcome back to us and please, stay longer next time! All our rooms are different and hopefully you felt that we try to give our guests a relexed & great atmosphere added with a mixed design of Africa and Scandinavia. We appriciate the feedback and the review. Thank you so much! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More

Burnley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely guest house near to all the fantastic restaurant in Stellenbosch. Within minutes of arriving Lisa had sorted out restaurant bookings for us. Sleeping under a thatched roof was an experience especially as we had a love sick wood pigeon calling for a mate very early but that added to the experience. The atmosphere within the guest house is so... More

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Welcome "home" again Sue and Dave! We are walking distance to the city as well as we have a small nice garden & pool area. The mix of city & nature experience in a city as Stellenbosch is what lots of our guests like - lucky us! We are a great team at the Beautiful South and we appriciate when... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights of our honeymoon and we both wish we could have stayed for longer. We usually dislike B'nBs but felt very happy, comfortable and relaxed here. Its lovely to be able to relax in the privacy of your own villa as we had! The breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Lovely other guests also staying so... More

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

What a lovely Monday! We came to work at the Guesthouse and the first thing we saw was the 5(!) rating from you and the very nice review. Thank you very much! Now we have lots of energy and the team will try even better to satisfy all our guests. "Arrive as a guest - leave as a friend!" Best... More

Malmesbury, South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The rooms are very small, but come with a little fridge that is handy. We got the art room, it is very vibrant and colorful,the room red and bathroom lime green. This however makes it very hard to apply make up as I found out, because I had to get ready for a wedding reception there, with very little natural... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We arrived a little later than expected after a late flight, Lisa had waited behind for us without any contact from us (as we were mid air at the time so couldn't let her know). She was very friendly and informative even after the inconvenience caused. The room was fairly small but it was very sweet, we are a young(ish)... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

In one sense, I should be giving a really positive review, as we arrived, realised this so wasn't for us, left within the hour, and received a full refund of our deposit. For that we are most grateful. However, it seems useful to say why it wasn't for us to help others make informed decisions. This is a three star... More

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Maputo, Mozambique
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We just stayed at The Beautiful South with our two small kids and my parents, and all of us enjoyed it very much. Peter was a very amenable host, who gladly swapped rooms for my parents. Our family suite was great and the breakfasts were very nice every day. The regular rooms are not large (hence my parents moving) but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed at this guest house a return visitors for four nights and enjoyed both the tranquil setting and the proximity to Stellenbosch "downtown", which is an easy walk through the University Campus away. The room was clean with direct access to the pool area, the small garden is a little paradise to spend some time reading or relaxing before... More

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North Somerset
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

A lovely B&B.. We only stayed for two nights as we wanted to sample the wine lands on our way up to Knysna.. we stayed in room 4 which was lacking space and we did feel we were tripping over each other. If we were staying for any longer it may have become a problem but for two nights it... More

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Address: 4 Hospital Street, Stellenbosch 7600 , South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beautiful South 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch

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