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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The bedroom was basic, and so was the breakfast, but the bed was comfortable and the French owner was friendly and willing to accommodate my minor idiosyncrasies. I had a very small sitting room, which I didn't use, and an ensuite with a goodly supply of hot water. It was cold when I was there so the pool unfortunately was... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed two nights in the suite, it was beautiful. We were greeted by friendly staff on arrival and shown to our room. The room is very big with a separate sitting room with fridge, main bedroom was neat and the bathroom was to die for. Huge bath and gorgeous shower. The staff were very friendly and willing to help... More 

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Thank LauraMay22
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stayed at this guesthouse for 3 nights, and the whole time the Wifi was not working. Everyday we were told the repair guy was coming any moment to fix it, but this never happened! The bathroom was not clean upon our arrival, there was hair in the shower, sink, and on the floor. Breakfast was only served until 9.30am,... More 

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Schemmerhofen, Germany
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for only 2 Nights, but we enjoyed this friendly place. The acommodation lays Perfect in the backyard.... Very nice pool close to all acommodations. We saw that a lot of guests come back again..... Probably because of the Motto: come aus a guests and leave as a friend!.... We come back!!!

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Thank Klausfootsteps
TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Welcome back "home" again! Thanks for your review! It is lovely to help and share knowledge and experiences! "Arrive as a guest - leave as a friend!" Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

Graz, Austria
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

We found The Beautiful South on Bookings.com only 3-4 days before arriving there! we couldn't find another lodge as many were booked full. Just the right place to stay in the center of the city near the University of Stellenbosch. Situated just far enough from the center to have quiet and peace near the pool. Clean, happy feeling, very nice... More 

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

What a lovely review! We are happy, love our guests and already told our staff that they are great! Yes, they really are! THANKS and WELCOME BACK! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

All staff were very friendly and helpful. We had room number 5 which had an open plan bathroom. Very nice, lovely bath although I missed my showers. It did have a good shower attachment. We had a good fan and opened the windows (both overlooked on ground floor) but the room was still quite hot. The space around our bed... More 

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Thank Louise K
TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We will tell our staff that you were happy! Actully ..... we put reviews on the fridge so all of us can read it, listen to your words, try to improve (when possible) and be proud of your nice words. A Guesthouse is a teamwork! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I arrived with my husband to stay last week, and as usual at this time of the year, it was a scorcher of a day. We were given the upstairs attic room that was completely unbearable. We thought it could cool down by evening, but no luck. I phoned the owners to say we were booking out (I could not... More 

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Thank Christineval_12
TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Sorry sorry! This Summer has been the warmest ever during our 10 years in South Africa. Lots of guest are coming due to the good weather condition that we have in this area, but as we all know we are different from each other. We are terribly sorry about the weather! You had the best room at the Guesthouse and... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Excellent accommodation and super-helpful staff and proprietors. Ideal location for university and centre for visits to surrounding vineyards. Lovely pool and good wifi facilities. Only one slight fault, the towels are looking rather tired and need to be renewed.

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Thank 976ad
TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! You have a point when it comes to some towels. We do have had some water problems in Stellenbosch and the water, in between, is not 100% to wash in. That is destroying our towels - so we have started to renew them step by step. Thanks fore caring! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The name is actually precise, this is really a beautiful place in the South. Arriving directly from the Norwegian winter, we had an excellent stay here. Cosy rooms, lovely garden and pool, walking distance to the City Centre, delicious breakfast, warm and serviceminded hosts. Katarina and Peter were always there, ready to assist with all kinds of requests. One of... More 

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

"Arrive as a guest - leave as a friend!" Staying in a Guesthouse in South Africa is something special and you must feel it - that is hospitality! We are happy to try to give it to you and even more happy when you as a guest feels it. Thanks for your review! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

We spent a lovely long weekend at the Beautiful South Guesthouse, and we were so happy we chose to stay there. From the personal and genuine welcome, to our beautiful and cozy room, we loved the entire experience. The "catch of the day" was a lovely way to eat something different for breakfast every day. From the guesthouse it takes... More 

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TBSGH, Owner at The Beautiful South, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We always try to do something special for all our guests......people are different and we as a team must be good to listen and "read" guests. That is our challange I often tell our staff! Always welcome "home" again to us! Best Regards Katarina & Peter with Team More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our house is a thatched jewel, centrally located but quiet, right in the heart of the university area. Surrounded by old trees and flowers, you find it with a dreamy garden and a big pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beautiful South

Address: 4 Hospitaal Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: ₹ 4,445 - ₹ 8,482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beautiful South 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Stellenbosch
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“Number 8 is a small room for a couple...nice, quiet, and steps to the pool...”
  • The Beautiful South is the correct name for this BEAUTIFUL little lodge in Stellenbosch!!
 of 5 bubbles 105denad, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Some ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles louisek645, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Don't go in summer!!”
 of 5 bubbles Christineval_12, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 976ad, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"the room with the freestanding bathtub was amazing!"”
 of 5 bubbles DavidandAfke, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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