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Riversong Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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NEWPORT NEWS
Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at this guest house was quite comfortable with the friendly staff and delicious breakfast. Inri was quite helpful with suggestions on tourist areas as well as scheduling Archie to provide transportation and being our tourist guide. With water restrictions in place, and being told by staff that the local water should not be drank, two bottles of still...

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn Thank you for taking time to write a review. I am sorry to hear the staff did not replenish your water each day. They should have. They should have informed you, that we have a honesty fridge in the laundry, where guests are welcome to replenish their drinks from, should they use up the daily 2 bottles of...

Moscow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What we liked about the Guest house: 1. Location. It's located in a secure area where we could safely walk around. It's really a very important thing in Cape Town. A number of nice restaurants, bats, cafes, shopping malls, gym, swimming pool are located within short walking distance from the Guest House. 2. The room We stayed at Garden Room...

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Maria Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you all. Thank you for my Russian stacking dolls. I will always remember you and your family when stack them. Thanks also for the flowers. It is lovely to have guests who are so appreciative of our service. I am so...

Prince Albert, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful experience from Isri and her team. Beautifully decorated rooms with all the luxuries we could hope for. The peace and quiet we experienced with the birds and the river waking us each day was wonderful.To see the mountain and the beautifull old trees around us was just wonderful. It is close to everything we need . Thank you...

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay close to the start of Two Oceans couldnt have been in a better location for the start. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was nice but could do with some variation. The room was large, the bathroom was disappointing, clean but the shower needs attention and sometimes the water was not hot....

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Candice Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. We take all reviews to heart as this is the only way we can improve our offer and experience for our guests. The Shower hose has been replaced. Thank you for bringing that to our attention. I was not aware the water was not hot all the...

Midrand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riversong Guesthouse is located perfectly in Newlands - it is close to Stadium, Cavendish Shopping centre and the start and finish of Two Oceans marathon. It is in quiet neighbourhood. It also has a lovely view of table mountain. Service is top class. Breakfast was lovely.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Duane Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you back soon. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely, quaint guesthouse near the sports grounds and University. Central and convenient. Friendly service. and helpful staff. Well-appointed rooms with creature comforts and wifi. Good breakfasts. Limited parking available though.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. Yes due to space, we only have 5 parking garages for 5 cars on a first come basis. 3 large garages and 2 smaller ones. Should a garage not be available on arrival one will be allocated to you as soon as one becomes free. We have 4 off...

Pretoria
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We loved the view from the roof patio and the peacefulness and tranquility. The lock-up garages also an advantage. Very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfasts were excellent. Enjoyed the fact that our room had access to sit privately outside.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We are blessed with a stunning view of the mountain. Soon The Mountain view and Floral rooms situated on the 1st floor will have balconies with outside table and chairs, so you can sit outside and admire our beautiful...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Riversong is a fantastic place to stay when you look for a safe and quiet, safe and green neighbourhood, comfort, large rooms and a garden. The service is very kind and personnal, the staff will do whatever they can to make your stay comfortable.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a delightful property in Newlands, close to shopping and the UCT campus. Rooms are spacious, breakfast is excellent. The property is very small - just a few rooms. No complaints at all, though the pool was shut due to the current d.rought

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We have 8 rooms. Sadly we have had little rain during our rainy season which has lead to a terrible drought with Cape Town having less than 100 days of water left. We currently have Level 3b water restrictions from 1st Feb....

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This Guest House is greatly located close to restaurants, cafés, supermarkets and public transport within walking distance. Friendly and helpful stuff. Room was quiet and clean, with a beautiful view on the Table Mountains. Quite recommended.

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Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed hosting you and hope to see you back with us again in the near future. Best regards Inri and the Riversong Team.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Luxury 4 star boutique guest house in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town. Riversong sits on the banks of Liesbeek River and boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. Conveniently situated in the Southern Suburbs, Riversong is an ideal base for the discerning business person or holiday maker who is looking for more than a hotel room. Riversong is a short walk from Newland's Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square Mall, Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), and Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around the trendy Newlands Village. 10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools. 20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches. Friendly hospitality and attention to detail makes Riversong a popular choice for local and overseas guests. Our 9 elegantly stylish, spacious en-suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, DSTV decoders, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, micro-wave ovens, tea and coffee making facilities, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets and fans, fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios/ipod docking stations, hot water bottles, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, Pool towels and chocolates. Mr Deliver and Butlers’s pizza menus in rooms with dinner by request. Free Wireless internet. Guest laptop in lounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riversong Guest House

Address: 14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Newlands
Price Range: €88 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Riversong Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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