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Buckie, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were warmly welcomed by Penelope and she kindly allowed us to leave our cases there when we arrive in the morning, before the room was ready. It was a reasonable sized room with a pleasing aspect and was clean and well presented. Most things we needed were available, along with the coffee, water and biscuits. Really nice.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Penelope is lovely and so friendly and helpful. She has a wealth of knowledge of the area and is only too happy to chat and give advice on things to see and do. Our room was simple and elegant that just relaxed you straight away - should you need the opposite there is even a Nespresso machine in the room!...

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Nordlingen, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm and friendly hospitality, breakfast is very 'lekker', pool is clean and nice for a swim! The area around is quiet and save. Just around the corner are beautiful wineyards. We definately recommend it :)

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Hornbæk
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is the small things that makes the overall picture. And when all the small things are in order, the total picture is beautiful. It is the home baked bread (heaven!), the drawer with free biscuits, apples, chocolates and sweets … it is the iron that makes your cloth look good after a long travel, the full kitchen with every...

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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great weekend stay. Quiet suburb .Clean tidy rooms.great service. Hosts friendly and relaxed atmosphere.Breakfast very good. nice area to jog or hike up hills with vineyards. Honesty Bar. Ideal to explore Stellenbosch area.

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My wife and I and two friends like to travel from our home in Vienna to different and distant places each year. After more than a week in Kruger National Park we looked forward to staying somewhere quiet, relaxing, friendly, comfortable, secure and outside the big city of Cape Town. We could not have chosen a better base for our...

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the your review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your repeat visit. Regards Penny

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent a night at Penelope's and could have stayed longer. Our room was beautiful with rose scents wafting up from the garden, breakfast was plentiful and served by our amazing host. You feel as if you have come home to visit your granny - all your needs taken care of by charming Penny.

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Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Mary-Anne! I just love your review. I have shared it on our Facebook page as well. Hope to be able to host you on your next overnight visit to Stellenbosch. Regards Penny

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A really wonderful place to stay! Clean, comfortable with an exceptional spread for breakfast each morning! This all complemented by a great host! I would recommend this place for sure! The entire experience was great!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A really great stay. Penelope was friendly and welcoming with masses of tips and information. The accommodation is great - large bright room with balcony, spacious bathroom, super-comfy bed. Breakfasts were super, and eggs cooked to order. There is a wonderful garden that guests can use as well as a swimming pool, which would be great in the summer months....

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great hosts. Conveniently situated outside the hub of Stellenbosch. Clean, secure, great breakfast. There were a couple of good shopping centres around and some great restaurants. Very close to two wonderful golf courses too.

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  • 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: €87 - €108 (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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