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Penelope's Guesthouse

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Roches Brunes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First Guesthouse in Capetown..do not regret at all.. Peaceful surrondings.. Penelope was a fabulous host..very helpful and her breakfast is just amazing..value for money.. surely recommend this place :-D

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

really cool, beautiful environment, amazing lady owner, We were well looked after by, really amazing breakfast which prepared us to wish, all clean and tidy, we felt like at home I highly recommend this guesthouse

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I enjoyed my stay at Penelope's Guesthouse. Her service was quite warm and welcoming. All necessities were taken care of and access was quite simple, made one feel right at home. Breakfast was great and she was always on standby in the case you need anything. Excellent service, homely and not to overwhelming.

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Cape town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Penelope is a discreet, efficient host who was kind enough to postpone our visit when I fell ill on the date I'd originally booked. Her guest house is in a quiet part of Stellenbosch, and our room had a beautiful view of the trees and mountains. I had originally requested a standing fan in the room, and when I arrived... More 

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Tel aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon Penelope's guesthouse by chance, and were extremely satisfied with our stay. Penelope is a friendly host and the place is enchanting. The room was super comfy with a great bed and a small private balcony facing green, green and more green. If you are heading to Stellenbosch - be sure to secure your place here in advance.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights at Penelope's in Stellenbosch and it definitely was not enough. Penelope was a fantastic host and organised a wine tour for me 30 minutes after I arrived, which picked me up right from the door. The room was beautiful and it was nice having a few extras like the Nespresso. The breakfast was excellent and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Penelope`s guesthouse is always a must, when we visit South Africa. It is in a nice, quite and secure area. Penelope and Dries are really great and helpful. For us it is always a great pleasure to stay there. Penelope cares for details, like flower decoration in the house and rooms, home baked cookies and an excellent breakfast. Thanks again... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Awesome and homely experience! Loved the quite access road and central location to major routes and places of attraction. Thank you once again for the hospitality during the MTB race event :) ...will definitely be visiting again.

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Thank Itumeleng M
Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Our stay in Penelopes Guesthouse was just perfect. The place is located in a lovely and quiet neighbourhood and has beautiful and super clean rooms. Penelope made us feel more than welcome from the first second. She helped us with tour and taxi bookings and moreover told us interesting stories about SA. Her breakfast was very delicious - highly recommendable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

My parents stayed at Penelope's Guesthouse v recently and absolutely loved the place. It's in a lovely quiet road and is beautifully kept. They loved everything about the place - gorgeous room with a balcony which they enjoyed every day and they waxed lyrical about the amazing breakfast they enjoyed. Penelope herself was also incredibly welcoming, thoughtful and helpful. Couldn't... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penelope's Guesthouse is situated in Paradyskloof (Stellenbosch) which is approximately 3km from the village centre.Our rooms are furnished with king sized beds (twin beds on request), air-conditioning, satellite television, a desk, a hair-dryer, a Nespresso coffee machine, en-suite bathrooms as well as a private balcony.A swimming pool is available.English, Afrikaans and German is spoken.Limited off-street parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penelope's Guesthouse

Address: 21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $83 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penelope's Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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