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Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My partner and I enjoyed a wonderful nights stay at Rivierbos, friendly efficient service and a great breakfast the next morning with friendly service. Major plus was that the guest house is close enough to walk to restaurants and nightlife in town. Would definitely stay again.

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear traceya159, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The receptionist was polite and the room, although small, was clean and comfortable. Enjoyed the breakfast. Thought the online booking system worked very well. The guest house is located in the centre of the town. Backs onto a charming river walk.

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Dear johnsL1433IH, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice guesthouse for a week's stay to attend a conference - very helpful and attentive staff, and a good breakfast with both cold and hot options. No safe in my room (might be one in others). Sometimes the internet was a little slow. Convenient to walk to the city centre along Dorp street, as well as to the university. Oppie... More 

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Marketing_and, Manager at Rivierbos Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Vacation-Vancouver, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Mangalore, India
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

I happened to stay at Rivierbos Guesthouse during a conference at the Stellenbosch University. It turned out to be a very good experience with supportive staff. I would recommend it if you are making a stay alone or doing a double occupancy as well.

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Dear Shashikantha, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Small rooms, not very clean. Visited with my parents and we had 2 rooms, but we still felt cramped. The pictures on hotels.com are not accurate. There are much better options in Stellenbosch at the same price.

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Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The service I experienced was extremly friendly and helpfull. I liked the room because it's clean and neat The location & amenities is very convenient and close by all resturants and shops Very good guest house, excellent Will recommend this guest house.

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Dear 871rudil, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Quaint and cosy. Wonderful warm breakfast made on demand. Clean and comfortable room. Safe parking inside. I had a great stay in Rivierbosch and would recommend it happily to friends and family. Thank you!

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Dear Janina T, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Overall, it was a good choice and I would definitely consider going there again. Really good vfm. Apparently, the quality of the rooms is not the same, and I was given a poor one in comparison to what I see at the photos. Some refurbishment of these rooms, even by increasing slightly the price per day, would be welcome.

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Dear Sotiris S, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

great value , close to town , friendly staff , sunny rooms , great breakfast , very accommodating , can walk to town , a simple place nothing fancy but certainly will go back there again with family thanks booking .com and a local friend who suggested this

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Dear marktN1127HR, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

Stellenbosch
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Rvierbos ticks all the boxes for valve for money accommodation in great location in Stellenbosch . Staff did everything in their power to help . hope to be back soon to enjoy this guest house . keep up the good work

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Dear K2149PUchrisv, We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. We value all our guests' comments as these assist us greatly in improving our products and services. Thank you for sharing your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivierbos Guest House is ideally located on the bank of the Eerste River in a quiet, leafy cul-de-sac off historic Dorp Street, in the heart of picturesque Stellenbosch. Numerous restaurants, cultural attractions, coffee shops, supermarkets, boutique shopping, cinemas, vibrant student nightlife and the Stellenbosch University campus are within a scenic 5-15 minute walk. If you are looking for centrally located, clean, affordable B&B accommodation in Stellenbosch, then you have found the right place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivierbos Guest House

Address: 1 Hamman Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: ₹ 4,381 - ₹ 5,842 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
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“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
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“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
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“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
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