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Bonne Esperance

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, great location, nice breakfast, clean rooms and charming house. As we stayed here straight after our wedding the staff was kind and left a bottle of Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel in the room :-) Pollen in the pool was the only downside, but not much to do about it. I highly recommend this place!!

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms and house are beautifull, our room was good but small things was annoying like white chair at desk broken and tilt backwards when try to sit, only plug available to blow dry is at desk with broken chair and no mirror to see properly when drying hair. Cupboard not suitable to hang dresses and even tops could not hang...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here twice now and really enjoy it so much. The house itself is just stunning as are the gardens. It is close to everything too. The rooms are divine even though up stairs but just so comfortable. Breakfast is a lovely relaxed affair and in summer you can sit outside. Nothing better than eating outside...

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zoetermeer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bonne Espérance is a beautiful guest house. Very friendly staff, very good breakfast on the terrace, enough parking on the premises. Quiet area but still very close to the center of Stellenbosch. From here you can go by foot to the center. Or go from here on a wine tour. The lady of the reception do know all the best...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very very friendly & helpful personnel, well maintained & elegantly decorated late Victorian guesthouse, located next to the universities' botanical garden & close to the city center, try the brekkie on the porch experience overlooking a beautiful floral garden! No negatives to mention actually.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The B&B is closely located to the city center and has very beautiful garden. We enjoyed our stay there. The staff we very nice and the breakfast - especially the omlet - was really delicious. We are looking forward to come back.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With its vintage beauty and central location in Stellenbosch - this has truly been one of the most beautiful guest lodges my family and I have stayed at. The morning breakfasts were delicious and the staff all so friendly. There were so many lovely places within walking distance from the guest house and we found ourselves feeling like we were...

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Munich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean Bed & Breakfast /Guesthouse, located close to downtown with lots of bars and restaurants. Due to early check out we got an breakfast package. Parking lots are available and the staff was friendly.

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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding place. Very friendly staff. Its walking distance from many nice restaurants and the Stellenbosch University. The rooms are like an old home (100 years old), but really nice windows, relatively quite, and highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely, clean, quiet abd safe Inn, Very nice breakfast that allows you to order off of a set menu, The rooms were large and very well appointed. Very quick 2 block walk on a quiet street to downtown Stellenbosch. Very friendly staff as well. I would come back the next time I am in the Western Cape.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 

Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: ₹ 4,833 - ₹ 14,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Perhaps at the back, facing the swimming pool. Unfortunately mine was at the front, on th ground floor, right next to the parking !”
 of 5 bubbles JillW338, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“choose a room with a street view”
 of 5 bubbles AnneOosthuizen, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the loft rooms upstairs. Rooms downstairs are suffering.”
 of 5 bubbles Cantoniad, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ground flour with a patio”
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“When making your booking, please also call the guest lodge and state your preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles Moosa_Mangweni01, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
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