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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 #18 of 101 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Stellenbosch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it has been a great stay! our room was small but intimate n very functional. the guy at reception could've been a bit more welcoming but everything else was perfect. it wasn't our 1st choice but it turned out to b a very good choice. may God bless u all

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed for one night last week in Bonne Esperance. Our abiding impression was that it was chilly and a little disappointing! On the positive side - comfy beds, great location, nice breakfast. On the down side - the common areas are cold (none of the lovely fires were lit in the afternoon or evening) and the the bedroom and... More

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our stay at Bonne Esperance was as lovely as we expected it to be. The house is beautiful, inside and out. We really felt like we were staying at a good friend's home. The management office was gracious and flexible in accommodating our late arrival, which we greatly appreciated. I'd recommend this place to anyone visiting Stellenbosch!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

A nice homely and warmly receptive stay at a centrally and well located guesthouse. In a lovely part of the world and within walking distance to rally nice restaurants and pubs, just be aware it is student territory, but in fact that just adds to the charm!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Nicely Situated, about 5 minutes walk from the Town center. Clean, comfortable accommodation. Friendly staff, Excellent breakfast. All round good value for money; we would definitely stay there again.

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Johannesburg
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We enjoyed a comfortable and most pleasant stay at Bonne Esperance. I am a frequent visitor when in the area and have never been disappointed. Within walking distance of the heart of Stellenbosch with great restaurants for dining. The breakfast is excellent! Highly reccommended.

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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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