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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed three nights end of March 2016. Wish I'd have booked more and I will do next time. Travelled from C.T by taxi and collected our hire car from Hertz in Stellenbosch. Walked from the house to the petrol station around the corner which has a small Woolworths within (U.K readers it's almost identical to M&S food) where we bought...

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namibia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place. We felt right at home. Beautiful spacious rooms. Penny is such an helpful host. We felt so comfortable. The breakfast is amazing. Close to walking/cycling routes and right next to blaauwklippen vineyards where we could go for walks. We stayed at many establishments in stellenbosch but this one is by far the best!!!

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Alkmaar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay at Penelope's. Great helpful people, really nice rooms - clean. Great breakfast and a great location for a winetour in Franschhoek. Penelope was really helpful with the store of our luggage before traveling Home (already checken out).

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Mauritius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Penelope's Guest is a beautiful little place, just 5 mins from the centre of Stellenbosch. The beds are very comfortable and they also serve a beautiful breakfast in their garden. Penelope's hospitality is great and she will give you all the best tips. Highly recommended for a couple.

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Meerbusch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to feel like coming home while visiting the Cape Winelands, you have to stay at Penelope's Guesthouse in Stellenbosch! This wonderful, cosy, impeccably kept B&B situated in a beautiful and quiet suburban neighborhood a little south of downtown Stellenbosch will welcome you with tastefully decorated, spacious rooms (4) and bathrooms, comfortable kingsize beds covered with speckless white...

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We enjoyed the additional touches of having a flat sheet as well as the duvet together with super fluffy towels, the mosquito spray on hand, the honesty bar and complimentary water and coffee. Accessing the safe with a key was so less stressful than remembering a code too! The breakfasts were plentiful and delicious. To be able to eat breakfast...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A beautiful place to stay with Penny's homemade bread as an extra bonus. We would definitely return. Penny gave us some great restaurant recommendations and places to visit. The Franschhoek Pass drive was spectacular. Thanks Penny

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Llandygwydd, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We enjoyed our stay here towards the end of our first trip to S Africa. We had bit of difficulty in first finding the address but that may have been a combination of age and a new GPS! Hostess very welcoming and a nice comfortable bed followed by an excellent breakfast

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Penelopes Guesthouse is located just a few minutes drive from Stellenbosch city center in a safe aerea. A beautiful decorated house is waiting for the guests. A spacious lounge, beautiful and thoughtful furnishes guestrooms, a cosy breakfast-arber in the garden makes the guest feel at home at once. It is even hard to go out again, once you have stepped...

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München
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a wounderful stay at Penelope's guesthouse! Great hospitality with nice, large, very clean rooms with (!) Nespresso coffee machine. Cosy breakfast with very fresh stuff on the nice terrace...we will come back!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Penelope's Guesthouse is situated in Paradyskloof (Stellenbosch) which is approximately 3km from the village centre.Our rooms are furnished with king sized beds (twin beds on request), air-conditioning, satellite television, a desk, a hair-dryer, a Nespresso coffee machine, en-suite bathrooms as well as a private balcony.A swimming pool is available.English, Afrikaans and German is spoken.Limited off-street parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Penelope's Guesthouse

Address: 21 Speciosa Street | Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €94 - €118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Penelope's Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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