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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 #51 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were great! Very nice bathrooms and facilities and very warm in the cold weather. Internet worked well and rooms were nice and private. Only negative is that it is a bit of a walk from town… I would say about 20-30 minutes to most of the restaurants so keep that in mind. It is in a great neighborhood that... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Thanks Ilaria for a great stay-over in Stellenbosch and I will definitely return. Good location near the town and a good base to explore the town and surrounding wine farms. Great to have our own entrance and easy to access. Tasty breakfast and good attention from the owners.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I stayed with my 11 year old son. Ilaria was very friendly and helpful. Location was great, quiet but close to town. It was a little 'old' in that some things didn't work perfectly -front door got stuck a lot, bathroom door didnt track easily - a bit annoying trying to get it open. But for a 3 star, I... More

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Emmeloord
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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

Dear Guest, 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 that our... More

Scarborough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

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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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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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
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16 helpful votes 16 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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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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Address: 85 Jonkershoek Road | Mostertsdrift, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Stables Lodge 3*
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* ITALIAN WARM & FRIENDLY WELCOME IN STELLENBOSCH * South AfricaGuest House 
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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