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George, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was clean and comfortable but place needs to be fixed up - dark and dingy passage leading to bedrooms - the whole place looks tired! Breakfast was very average, There were a number of overseas guests and it is a pity that a B&B with such potential was actually so disappointing.

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Stellenbosch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good location near the Dorpstraat in Stellenbosch. A lot of restaurants a located near by. Also very friendly staff. The room was average but doable. Very soft matrases. We don't mind going to this accommodation again.

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

Dear jordyv88, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Your kind words and compliments on our good location and friendly staff motivates us. We value all our guests'...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Rivierbos for one night on our way from Cape Town to Montagu. We arrived late in the evening, pretty exhausted and they couldn't have been more welcoming. The room was small but had everything you needed. Very comfortable bed. Breakfast was perfect. We recommend the omelette. Yum! Very good location for wandering around stellenbosch and getting on...

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Dear FramyEdin, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our comfortable beds, perfect breakfast and good location. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Cathy...

Gaborone, Botswana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guest house was a walking distance from the place of my meeting.-Stellenbosch University. The room was quite comfotable to stay in. It provided the warmth that I needed. Staff helped with with a moblie phone when mine was giving me a hard time. I really appreciate the service by all staff.

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

Dear mabeds, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Your kind words and compliments on our comfortable venue, helpful staff and great service highly motivates us. We value...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at Rivierbos Guest House was brief, only for one night. I've stayed at better guest houses in Stellenbosch... Staff was friendly and the breakfast was good. Room was ok, could have been cleaner. I do not think that I will be going back to Rivierbos soon.

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

Dear Elton M, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor and for your kind comments on our breakfast service and friendly staff. It is due to your feedback that we are able to correct shortcomings and constantly improve the product and service we offer to our guests. Please accept our sincerest apologies for not meeting...

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a gem in the middle of Stellenbosch - so central, value for money and a home from home!! especially loved the secure parking as this is such a problem in the Cape!!!! Breakfast was amazing and the rooms have everything you need!!

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Dear C4545XWjeanm, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our amazing breakfast, well equipped rooms, central location of the hotel, value for money and a homely ambience. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests....

Ysselsteyn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Service at reception was very good. It was an older building, bedroom en bathroom was not so big but clean. Curtons where hanging down, not fastened. Breakfast was good en enough: a little bit messy with the plates en glasses. You where not seated on a table: everbody grip a plate en glass from other tables. It is a very...

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Dear Jeu W, Thank you for taking the time to write your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House and that we were able to cater for all your needs you desired. Your kind words and compliments on our service, clean rooms and good breakfast We value all our guests'...

Stellenbosch
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We found Rivierbos Guest House excellent. Very friendly staff, in excellent position in Stellenbosch. We can definitely recommend Rivierbos Guest House to visitors looking for a guesthouse with fantastic customer service.

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

Dear W5849JAdawnb, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our world class customer service and location. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Cathy Gertze...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Lovely hostess on arrival - very welcoming and helpful. Clean room and bathroom with basic coffee and tea making facilities. Central with esy access to restaurants. Very pleased with the accommodation

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Dear robynhingle, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our clean room, warm and welcoming / helpful services. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards,...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight at Rivierbos for the first time and it will certainly not be my last!! Really cosy venue, very friendly staff and perfectly located just off Dorp Street. Walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. Highly recommended

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Dear PraveenDwarika, Thank you for your review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at Rivierbos Guest House. Thank you for your lovely comments on our homely venue, friendly staff and perfectly located guest house. Your positive comments inspire us to create an even better experience for our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: €49 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rivierbos Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book a classic room. They are more spacious.”
684jacobn, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try and avoid room 3, noisey!”
danielsS5340EZ, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was great but I personally prefer a room with a balcony”
qoda, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the back as the property behind has an extractor fan that can be bothersome.”
dogs216, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Inquire about the room sizes. Some have balconies and other don't.”
AgentSmith1985, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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