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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Somerset West, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We spent the night of Wednesday 17th August at Riversong. We were going to a 70th down the road and decided to stay over in Cape Town. We had a wonderful spacious room and massive bathroom. The ambience of the place is wonderful. Time and effort has been taken in putting it together. The views from the dining area is... More 

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

Dear Dave and Bev Thank you for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and chatting. We hope to see you back again in the near future. Love my beautiful plant!!!! Thanks!!!Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

On their website they talk about the friendly staff, how beautiful the place is, well everything is as it says on the their website actually I lie its way better, I have recommended Riversong Guest House to my mates and my colleagues already and shown them the pics I took there... the setting and everything too stunning....

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

Dear Brian Thank you for you kind review. We really do try our very best to live up to our website. I am very lucky to have a dedicated Riversong Team who help make this happen. We hope to host you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I always stay here when visiting Cape Town. Rooms are spacious and beautifully presented, service is good and the location superb. Nothing beats waking up to a great view of Table Mountain. If you want to explore the Peninsula it is well located for access to major roads and it is also an easy walk to a large shopping centre... More 

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Guernsey
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Not my first stay at Riversong and it always delivers. As guest houses go, it offers great friendly service. The rooms are spacious and well kept. It only offers breakfast but you can eat out at the many nearby restaurants or get a takeaway delivered. I usually book the kitchenette unit, as it offers more choice for bringing in your... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. We always look forward to hosting you at Riversong. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our first stay at Riversong Guest house and we will definitely be back. The rooms were really well layed out with a wonderful big bathroom and the room had a heater on when we arrived so we walked in to a welcoming warm room. The breakfast was excellent as well as all the staff and garage parking for our vehicle.... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Sorry I was not there to meet you as I am on a short break. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Very pleasant three day stay in mid-winter. Peaceful, cosy and very comfortable. Beautiful mountain views. Charlene and other staff were so welcoming and helpful. Room was comfortable, clean and spacious, with outstanding bathroom. Great breakfast. Very nice neighborhood.

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

Dear Hazel Thank you for taking time to write a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry I was not there to meet you as I am on a short break. Looks like Charmaine and The Riversong staff looked after you well. We look forward to hosting you again. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team. More 

Knysna, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great staff, very homely, fantastic breakfast, safe parking, central for my business. will definitely be back for my next trip in January 2017 and looking forward to the summer in this great establishment.

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

Dear Steven Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. We look forward to hosting you in January. Remember to book early as Jan. is our busy season. 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
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • 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: $105 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riversong Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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