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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Within walking distance to the centre of Stellenbosch, this guesthouse offers nice rooms with comfortable rooms and a good breakfast. The people are very helpful. Disadvantage: Due to the fact, that the guesthouse is close to the centre at a busy road, you might feel disturbed by the noise. Without this problem I would rate it very good.

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear haut435 Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Rusthuiz. It is nice to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the breakfast was good and that you found the rooms comfortable. Our staff are always here to lend a helping hand and give advice on what to do in the Winelands. Warm...

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had a great stay at Rusthuiz Guest House. After we checked in, the manager, who checked us in, met with us to see what we wanted to do in wine country. Based on what we told her that wanted to do, she arranged for a tour of Stellenbosch wineries for that afternoon and for a private driver for the...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear RamblingGator I am so pleased to know that you had a great stay at Rusthuiz, that your bedroom was comfortable and that our manager on duty helped you so well with planning your visit to our wine country. We appreciate the time to write a review for fellow travellers. Warm regards from Rusthuiz The Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Close to the centre of town, this comfortable accommodation is the ideal springboard to explore Stellenbosch by foot. The warm fireplace creates an inviting atmosphere to relax in the lounge and read. Breakfast is simple with cereals, cheeses and eggs. The room was spacious with a large bathroom including shower and bath, a dressing area and comfortable chairs to sit...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear David We also love the fireplace in winter... especially on a cold rainy day! Happy you enjoyed it too. Would you be so kind as to give us a little more detail on what else you would like to see on our breakfast buffet...? Glad that you had a comfortable stay and we hope to welcome you back in...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The facility was neat and liveable. But definitely a disappointment in terms of the what we expected regarding the friendliness and welcoming of what a guest house should be. The only really friendly staff member was the male assistant manager (we just forgot his name) who was there when we checked in on Friday afternoon until Sunday eve. He assisted...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ardele We are so sorry to read that you were not a 100% happy with your stay at Rusthuiz. Our apologies for any staff member not being friendly and welcoming. We will look into that on our end. Thank you for the feedback. I do agree that Nicolaas, the assistant manager, is a lovely friendly guy and I am...

Paris, France
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Close to Dorpstraat (main road) and walking distance to bars and restaurants. Parking on premises. We were welcomed at our car and provided with coffee and thee during checkin. Fireplace and soft background music provided perfect atmosphere to relax in the living room. Our room was spacious and clean. Turndown service was provided with little chocolates on our pillow and...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear mrepriels It warms our hearts to read that you had a pleasant and comfortable stay at Rusthuiz. We agree that the fireplace is the best spot this time of the year... We love the turndown service that we offer and we are glad that you noticed.. Thank you for that. Warmest regards from everyone René, Hannelise and Team

Worcester, South Africa
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stayed at Rusthuiz for one night in July 2016. What an stunning place.The room was big and in perfect condition. The breakfast was great and the service excellent. The warm water bottle in our bad after a night out in town was an really nice surprise. Really an great experience and will certainly visit again.

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear 306riaan What a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that it was a great experience for you. Breakfast is our favourite meal of the day... and the most important one at Rusthuiz.... Glad you enjoyed that and the friendly service! Kindest Rusthuiz Team

Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We stayed at Rusthuiz for one night during a 3 week trip of South Africa/Namibia and it was one of our favorite guest houses! The room was spacious and beautifully decorated. The garden was lovely and well looked after and the rest of the guest house was very cozy, we felt at home immediately! Staff was very friendly and helpful...

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Catherineruelens You made our day! All the staff here at Rusthuiz is delighted to read that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay with us! We are so happy that you were warm, cosy and loved breakfast. Hope to welcome you back in the future. Warm regards from our fireplace René, Hannelise and Team

Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Very kind and helpful hosts. Facilities are beautiful and well looked after. Rooms are spacious with very high quality linen. Bathrooms look newly renovated. Parking is not a problem which is a major benefit in Stellensbosch. Overall great experience.

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Jana Marco Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay here and that you found the rooms comfortable. We hope to welcome you back on a next visit to Stellenbosch. Warmest regards from Stellenbosch. René, Hannelise and Team

Pretoria
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Room spacious and clean with pretty view over garden. Reception friendly and check-in handled efficiently and warm. Only criticism is the inconvenience of insufficient parking space. Quiet surroundings away from hussle and hussle of town Centre.

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Rene0705, Owner at Rusthuiz Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Rusthuiz with fellow travellers. We are happy to read that you were comfortable in your room and that our staff was friendly and warm.. I am sorry to hear that your were inconvenienced with the way our parking works.. We try to be helpful and make all our guests stay as comfortable as...

Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

A lovely guest house on the banks of the Eerste river and direct across the university's winyards! Within walking distance of all the activities Stellenbosch has on offer. Spacious and lovely appointed rooms and en suite bathroom. Five star breakfast serving fresh fruit, continental and English breakfasts. Friendly staff and owners. Definitely my go-go haven in Stellies!

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Dear Marius You have made our day! Thank you for sharing your experience at Rusthuiz with fellow travelers. We hope that we can welcome many travelers to Rusthuiz and spoil them with our signature breakfast and friendly smiles from staff... Hopefully we will also be able to spoil you somewhere in the future.. Kindest regards from a sunny Stellenbosch Rene,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay steps from the centre of historical Stellenbosch. Awake to enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the sunny patio, then stroll through oak-tree lined avenues into town. You'll have your pick of restaurants, cafes and pubs for a bite to eat and something to drink. Your helpful hosts will advise you on the best wine estates to visit. In the afternoon relax at our sparkling pool.(air-conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, FREE WiFi, secure parking, and child friendly) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rusthuiz Guest House

Address: 13 Piet Retief Street | Krigeville, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $99 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rusthuiz Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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