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Shelburne, Vermont
Reviewed February 5, 2015

Delicious breakfasts, great location to exploe Stellenbosch from and a very thoughtful host. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would stay there again when we are in Stellenbosch. Thank you Penelope!

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Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a delightful stay .Sadly only for one night. Loved the fresh flowers in the room and in the entrance hall! Loved having breakfast on the terrace in the lovely garden! Can really recommend a stay at this lovely guesthouse!

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Geneva
Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a peaceful, spacious, light-filled house in a lovingly tended garden, a few km outside Stellenbosch. Tasteful furnishings, good aircon (important in hot places like Stellenbosch in January!) delicious AND healthy options at breakfast and very friendly hosts. We were there for two nights and would have stayed longer, but needed to move on to Cape Town. As most...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 14, 2015

stayed here for two nights. Our attractive room was twin bedded with balcony. A large modern bathroom with shower. Sufficient storage, hairdryer, espresso machine. On the landing outside the room, tea/coffee making facilities and fridge. Breakfast perfect. Fresh fruit, cereals, cold meats, cheese, variety of breads. Also a choice of a delicious cooked breakfast. All served on an outside patio...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Absolutely love everything about this place; the breakfast, the gardens, the boutique style rooms, the warm welcome. The homemade breads and granola were especially delicious! Penelope will really look after you. Penelope can arrange an airport pick up if you don't have your own transport and also recommends a local wine tour, which was great. The guesthouse is approx. 3...

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Chicago
Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a wonderful stay just after Christmas and were so upset to only have one night. The room had a balcony and beautiful view of the mountains. Breakfast was delicious (eggs, bacon, breads, cheeses, etc.) They were also able to recommend a great estate for us to visit that was beautiful. Our wine tour picked is up from the...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 22, 2014

A perfect base for exploring Stellenbosch and the winelands. The rooms are modern and very comfortable each with coffee and tea making facilities. There is also an honesty fridge which is really useful. The location is quiet and tranquil and there is a pool for a cool down when the weather is really warm. Penelope provides a full breakfast including...

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Reviewed December 17, 2014

After 5 weeks traveling through SA, Penny's B&B was a restful haven. Nice and large room, great pool, garden and flowers aplenty (she has the green touch) and succulent breakfast (she bakes and cooks everyday). Location is excellent to visit the Stellenbosch area (including Capetown). But what won me was the Nespresso machine in our room (a major plus for...

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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2014

We booked into Penelope's for our first two nights in SA. Weren't sure what to expect as we had intended staying in a hotel. we needn't have worried! Facilities, breakfast and welcome were all excellent. Safe parking and our hostess's assistance with taxis and with a fabulous recommendation to use Antoinette of Camino Tours for our wine tasting tour were...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed November 19, 2014

The service was excellent as were the rooms and facilities. Location was great and Penelope and Dries went out of their way to assist us and make us feel welcome. We would definitely recommend this guesthouse to friends and family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $104 - $126 (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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