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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place to stay. Staff very friendly and helpful. Excellent free WiFi connection and secure garage parking for our hire car. Easy walking distance to Dean Street Shopping Arcade and The Mall, Cavendish Centre. Only a short drive away and one will find Rhodes Memorial and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And again Inri comes up trumps with her fabulous guest house. When we leave this place of comfort and spoil we always wonder when we can arrange to come back. I love the attention to detail that Inri provides, the warm friendly atmosphere, outstanding rooms, great food and perfect location in a very busy city. Thank you again for your... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mary and Rudy Always a pleasure to host you. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us again. We look forward to many more visits from you. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riversong, it's inkeepr, Inri, and her staff helped hugely to make our stay in Cape Town a most memorable one. The Claremont neighborhood where Riversing is located has restaurants, wine shops, and a large shopping center within walking distance. The inn's rooms are spacious and well appointed with large beautiful bathrooms, even including a make up mirror. Patio door out... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We loved hosting you and the rest of the group. You were so easy and appreciative of everything we did for you. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Covesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A grou of us from Virginia UsA came to Riversong after a safari in central South Africa. Our reception couldn't have been more gracious. At the guest house was everything a traveler could desire--from the usual like coffee and hairdryers, to the less common like cookies, makeup remover pads and insect repellant (which we didn't need). It is located in... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Nancy Thank you for staying with us and letting us organize your tours around Cape Town. We loved hosting you all. Such a lovely group who were no trouble and so appreciative of everything we organised for you. We love groups like yours. Makes our jobs so easy and pleasant. "We love what we do and do what we... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife Barbara and I spent 4 days at the Riversong Guest House in Newlands Cape Town. The facilities were absolutely first class. The staff were friendly, courteous and helpful. We are very happy to recommend the establishment to our friends and family.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear George and Barbara Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. We enjoyed hosting you and hope to do so again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Wolseley, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We have stayed at Riversong before. It is centrally located, close to shops, restaurants, and schools. The staff is always friendly and welcoming.Delicious breakfasts. Off road parking. Has a beautiful garden with swimming pool to relax in, if needing some downtown. Rooms a comfortable and spacious. Good value for money always.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us again and for taking time to write a review. We loved hosting you and look forward to your next stay with us. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Swoope, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed October 5, 2016

We had a wonderful experience staying at Riversong Guest House. The room was as exactly as pictured on their website and had all the amenities that were listed. The people were extremely helpful and very delightful. The tours that we sent up through Riversong Guest House were better than we hoped for and covered everything we wanted to visit and... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Deb and Stephen Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. We loved organizing your tours and hosting you all. So glad you enjoyed it so much. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

We stayed at Riversong on the 7th & 8th of August 2016. We well taken care of, the staff was amazing from checking us in at night, serving us a fantastic early breakfast and making sure our rooms were clean. The amenities in the rooms are out of this world, the rooms have everything and you really don't have to... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. Sorry we did not get to meet you. Charmaine was on leave, but I was there. If you had an early breakfast I may have missed you, as I get in around 8 am. I hope to meet you next time. Aaron, Arthur and Miriam would have looked after... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a real find. Wonderful team an service; at a very nice and quite location just outside of Cape Town. The room is clean and well laid out, with all the required amenities. The breakfast is delicious !

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to hosting you again. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Riversong for two nights and what a wonderful stay it was! Riversong is very well run with friendly and efficient staff. The room was beautiful, clean, equipped with everything you might need, including a well stocked and reasonably priced mini-bar. The breakfasts were delicious. Thank you to the owner Inri and her team for making us feel... More 

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Luxury 4 star boutique guest house in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town. Riversong sits on the banks of Liesbeek River and boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. Conveniently situated in the Southern Suburbs, Riversong is an ideal base for the discerning business person or holiday maker who is looking for more than a hotel room. Riversong is a short walk from Newland's Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square Mall, Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), and Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around the trendy Newlands Village. 10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools. 20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches. Friendly hospitality and attention to detail makes Riversong a popular choice for local and overseas guests. Our 9 elegantly stylish, spacious en-suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, DSTV decoders, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, micro-wave ovens, tea and coffee making facilities, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets and fans, fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios/ipod docking stations, hot water bottles, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, Pool towels and chocolates. Mr Deliver and Butlers’s pizza menus in rooms with dinner by request. Free Wireless internet. Guest laptop in lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riversong Guest House

Address: 14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range: $100 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riversong Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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