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Bonne Esperance

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600 , South Africa
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Ranked #19 of 102 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a pity that they were working on the floors of the lodge when I was there, which meant that I had to climb over electrical cables and holes in the floor to get to reception. My room was upstairs and no offer was given to assist me in getting my bags up the steep stairs. The breakfast was... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is situated very conveniently for anyone wanting to "do" Stellenbosch. Friendly staff, great breakfast and comfortable room all at a reasonable price. Parking seems adequate but may be a problem.

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Hout Bay, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 1st stay was great. Unfortunately this time the room was too small. Shower too small, room close to reception is noisy, you can hear the upstairs walking around. Staff are great, breakfast is great.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was required to spend a few days in Stellenbosch for a family responsibility. I needed to stay in touch with the office but had lots of spare time too. The booking process was efficient and I was offered a winter discount. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom clean and the WiFi access was good. Breakfast was excellent... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at Bonne Esperance twice, and both times it was perfect. The rooms are beautiful and spotless. Upon arrival, you are greeted by the most wonderful and helpful staff that make you feel comfortable and at home immediately. They pay attention to the small details and make everything available at your fingertips. Downtown is very close, a short... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in july 2014. It is a clean, friendly guesthouse that makes a nice base for a few days in Stellenbosch. The staff were friendly and helped book our wine tour at short notice. Room was clean and spacious, and breakfasts were good. About a 10-15 minute walk from the central area of Stellenbosch where... More

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were excellent.Cleaning of the rooms could have been better. It would have been good to have been vacumed every day. My room never had the complimentary biscuits . . . . .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was a great experience. We made an impulsive decision to stay in Stellenbosch one night over the weekend. The staff was extremely friendly, despite it being a last-minute reservation. The accommodation is really good value for money, centrally located and offers everything you need. If I am forced to mention something on the negative side, the breakfast staff could... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This B&B is a lovely Victorian home just a few minutes' walk from the university. Our room ("classic guest room" category) was at the top of a narrow staircase and featured a queen-sized bed, air-conditioner/heater, flat screen TV, small sitting area with couch/chair/coffee table, small desk with chair, safe, frig (minibar), cookie jar (filled daily...yum!), electric kettle with coffee/tea supplies,... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Lovely guesthouse. Service and quality was great. Booking services were efficient, easy and quick. Pleasant greeting. Nice warm rooms for cold winter. Will be a repeat visitor for business in the area.

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Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600 , South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
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Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 
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