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“Romantic hotel near downtown”
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Bonne Esperance
Ranked #7 of 113 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Very romantic room with good location close to central stellenbosch. Got a feeling of the 50´s.
Very friendly staff. The pool was the smallest ever and more appropriate for birds. It was also very dirty so we didnt feel for having a swim. There are some sunbeds in the garden where you can relax. Overall we absolutely can recommend this guesthouse, we had a very nice stay!

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

For us it was very important that the Hotel was within walking distance to most of the better restaurants.Rooms and bathrooms could have been a bit bigger but most certainly sufficient for a short stay. We also enjoyed the excellent breakfast and outstandingly friendly staff.

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Reviewed February 10, 2013

I chose the guest house the second time for a business trip. It's all close to the university, the town center and the Stias Convention Center. So everything can be walked by foot and the car can be parked in front of the Guesthouse. The rooms are very nice, individual and a bit historical, though one should not expect a five star hotel. I enjoyed the breakfast which includes fresh fruit salad every day, homemade cake or muffins and egg or omelet on request. Bonne Esperance makes business trips to Stellenbosch a lot like holiday!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Upon arrival we had a lovely warm welcome and the excellent customer service continued until we left, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was beautifully decorated, breakfast on the terrace was fantastic and the garden and pool were charming. A stunning place in a great location and brilliant staff. We shall certainly be returning. Thank you!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 13, 2013

We took a shot in the dark and boy, we were pleasantly surprised! Good value for money, good location, scrumptious breakfast (included!), very friendly reception and
old world charm. Thank you! We'll be back for more - for sure!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights for a friends wedding locally. The guesthouse is a lovely cottage with a beautiful garden. The room is what we expected and is sufficient for what we need. Service is very good and friendly. Excellent location 5 mins walking distance to town center. Overall a very good value for money place to stay. Would definitely recommend!

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

excellent location in Stellenbosch, friendly reception very good breakfast, Ask for a quiet room, some of the rooms are on a common area, and you can hear other guest come and go, not a big problem, but could wake you up if they don't pay attention.

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Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range: $93 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 
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