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The Stables Lodge

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   85 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Ranked #57 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014
Gemma M Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worst pension on our journey of 4 weeks through South Africa. Too expensive, poorly furnished small room, sink in the room, no tv, no swimming pool, minimal breakfast and yet 1300 ZAR per night. Never go.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome and a small quaint B&B with pleasant staff and nice breakfast, but, the "cottage" is not somewhere we will return to! More like a garden shed than a room, it creaked and groaned all night as the wood contracted but the worse thing about this "room" is the 6ft high fence within touching distance of the shed... More

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Windhoek, Windhoek, Namibia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Lovely place, friendly lady who owns here - she was extremely helpful to us and another lady staying and nothing seemed too much trouble. We did find the place a little hard to find and we chose to walk into Stellenbosch for dinner which was about 30 mins (a nice safe walk though). Place was clean and had nice decor.... More

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Stableslodge, Proprietario at The Stables Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr W. J,. thank you for your review, we always appreciate when our Guests find time for it. I appreciate suggestions, tips to improve etc but not sentence like "the worst pension in 4 weeks in South Africa". I am personally taking care about the Guest House from august 2008 and it is not necessary for me to prove... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

My wife and I looked for a quiet, unpretentious lodging for a night for our last night of a 10 day trip in South Africa. We found on the Stables Lodge on the internet and it seemed just the place for us. Easy to find in the leafy suburbs of Stellenbosch, it turned out to be exactly the right choice.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I came to Stellenbosch to attend a wedding and to explore all the wonderful things that Stellenbosch has to offer. We were heartily welcomed by the owners of the guesthouse. They are so warm and welcoming and makes one feel at "home" even when you are away from your own home. Friendly staff, excellent accommodation and overall... More

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Singapore, Singapore
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stables lodge is not too far from the city centre. we booked 2 rooms for 3 night stay during our visit to Stellenbosch. . The lodge is very secure, car parking is safe. The rooms we had were clean and neat c/w a little pantry where we can make our little meal since there is a spar mini mart just... More

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Givat Ada, Israel
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9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Decent place with all the usual trappings I'd come to expect in South Africa - spotless clean, manicured grounds, safe parking... Location was good for us - a short drive from downtown and on the beautiful road to Jonkershoek nature reserve, which is great for hiking and biking. But some comforts were missing - host Fabio was courteous enough but... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I stayed with two friends 1 night in January. The cottages are ok but lack one important thing. normal beds. There is one queensize bed in the living which is ok. The second (kids)room has one self man bunk bed. Both those beds are really small (only for kids). The construction is horrible, meaning that one moves, the structure almost... More

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Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We had such a lovely short holidays over the December holidays. It is situated in a great location. Our room was clean, and welcoming. The staff were friendly, the breakfasts were good and the nice pool too. Excellent place, definitely stay there again when visit stellenbosch

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The location of the guest house is in a lovely pretty area of Stellenbosch. We were slightly surprised with the room layout, as it was very strange with the shower, basins bath and toilet all being separated. The room itself was 'OK', quite large - we had another bedroom which we didn't need as only travelling as 2). The pool... More

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Address: 85 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #57 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Stables Lodge 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
situated in an exclusive area of Stellenbosch, less than 5 minutes drive from the city centre, 'The Stables Lodge' offers panoramic views overlooking the mountains.
Accommodation in 4 comfortable rooms with en suite bathrooms, all equipped with air-conditioning-heating, coffee and tea facilities, hairdryer, radio cd players.
One self-catering unit is also available.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, relax in a quiet common area.
Secure parking, cosy common area, 'honesty bar' with cool drinks and snacks, internet available.
The guest house is ideally located to explore the famous wine lands and a lot of other excursions and day trips!
A beautiful atmosphere with a mix of italian & african styles make this affordable stay one to be repeated!
Italian and English spoken..German in progress! ... more   less 
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