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Riverside Estates

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Valley Road (opposite World of Birds), Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 56 Hout Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On our way to riverside estate I was very excited and just driving to our destination the view an surroundings is so spectacular.I have never seen Houtbay the way I have seen it the wknd we were there. Upon arrival I was met by a gentleman by the name of Robert.He was very friendly and keen to show me around... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I’ve wanted to stay at the Riverside Estates in Hout Bay for years. It looked and sounded really lovely. After reading all the good Tripadvisor reviews, I was expecting something really special. Riverside Estates had a special offer on Groupon which we couldn’t ignore. We purchased the voucher on 8 July and made our reservation on the same day. The... More

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Paarl, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, along with our 4 month old baby, celebrated my birthday at Riverside and we were so happy with absolutely everything. The room was beautiful, large and very cosy. The breakfast was amazing and they even went the extra mile by bringing a bottle of JC le Roux bubbly on the morning of my birthday! What we... More

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Iza, Many thanks for your review. You are more than welcome to move in, it was a pleasure having you folks here. Congratulations again from me and the team. Please remember on your next visit you are entitled to a loyalty discounted rate, simply email is. Bring the family! Regards Rob More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed every moment of our stay, it was just what we needed. The location is great, very tranquil atmosphere, we staid in the Tree House and the rooms are really spacious for the whole family. Very friendly staff, breakfast was excellent and lot to choose from. They definitely will see us again and will recommend to our friends.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Maria, Many thanks for your beautiful words above. I am please to hear that you enjoyed Tree House. We are making plans to soon build another 2 similair units next to our ravine. We will keep you posted. Best Regards, Robert Veldman More

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

My husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary at Riverside Estates on 09 August 2014. We checked in at about 16h00pm and was welcomed by a very friendly young woman. We were advised that there is a wedding taking place and were pre-warned of the possibility of loud music late into the night. We were thankful for the warning... More

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Riefqah, Congratulations again on your 6th wedding anniversary. May there be many more to come and celebrate at Riverside. Many thanks for your review and Bradley is an absolute star. Please know that you are entitled to a discounted loyalty rate on your next visit, simply email us. Best regards, Robert Veldman More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family getaway. Spacious rooms, fabulous grounds, with stunning views. Very child friendly (13 and 9) with plently to do in the form of exploring, swimming and playing with the estate dogs. The staff were wonderfully friendly and breakfast was plentiful and varied enough for everyone's taste. Great location as it's easy to take a drive into Hout Bay or... More

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Lynn, Many thanks for your review above. The dogs still goes to the room you were staying in to see if your children appear. It was great meeting you and your family and come visit soon again. Simply email us on your next visit and you will be given a loyalty discounted rate. Best regards, Robert. More

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a charming break away from the old weekend routine. Lavender bushes, butterflies, dogs and wide open safe spaces for the kids. Our rooms were classic old-world charm, spotless and spacious. Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay, food for the soul to be back in nature and soak up the tranquility and friendly homely atmosphere. Felt more like part of the... More

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, Many thanks for your review above. It really means a great deal when we hear you feel like part of our family. there are so many unpleasant things out there, that we have decided to make our guest house a warm and safe haven to break away where guests can relax and just be themselves. Please know on... More

Lephalale, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Riverside Estates in July 2014 with our 2 kids (2 years and 2 months) and we really enjoyed it. The staff is friendly, the rooms are spotless and spacious and the breakfast was delicious! Will definitely recommend it.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Nanette, Many thanks for your review. It means so much to hear that we are satisfying our guests; makes it all worth the while. please remember with your next visit that you qualify for a loyalty discounted rate, simply email us. You have 2 beautiful children! best regards Robert More

Swellendam, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for the 2nd time and this is still a favourite. Large comfotable rooms and excellent breakfast. Lovely grounds with lots of space for the kids to run around. Great location for exploring hout bay and surrounding areas. Very helpful management and staff.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Hello Tredici, You looked familiar in the breakfast room. Many thanks for your review on Riverside. Please know that you qualify for a loyalty discounted rate on your next visit, simply email us. Best regards Robert More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stunning scenery , very safe for the kids to run around without being watched and they absolutely love the dogs and the dogs love them. Very friendly staff and great selection for breakfast. Would highly recommend Riverside Estates.

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Robert V, General Manager at Riverside Estates, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Many thanks for your review. The girlie border collie, Jesse has recovered after the incident and are already playing outside again. As we've discussed remember the loyalty discounted rate on your next visit. Best Regards, Robert & Staff More

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Address: Valley Road (opposite World of Birds), Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Hout Bay
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Hotel Class:4 star — Riverside Estates 4*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Nestled in the valley of Hout Bay is our awesome Riverside Estates Guest House with 16 en-suite rooms, conference, function and wedding venue. ... more   less 
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