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Reviewed 18 June 2008

Beautiful property, beautiful rooms, and great service. Highly recommend the township tour conducted by Madiba, a long time resident at the local township. We would love to return again.

1Thank 08Canucks
Reviewed 17 May 2008

I stayed here on the basis of recommendations from TripAdvisor and wasn't disappointed. The guest house is a lovely building and the owners made every effort to assist during the stay. The place has a really homely feel and you are made to feel very welcome by the owners and staff. Rooms are comfortable, clean and practical and there is...

2Thank Beard3894
bay area, california
Reviewed 3 April 2008

Regretfully, we only stayed one night in Stellenbosch, which is a fantastic college town. The Beautiful South is conveniently located in a quiet, residential part of town, and only a short walk to campus, restaurants, etc. The house is beautifully decorated, immaculately clean, with a wonderful garden and pool. We stayed in the Austin Powers room, which I suspect is...

1Thank acl8
Peterborough, England
Reviewed 14 March 2008

Like another reviewer we too were only around for one night but would love to have stayed longer. Peter and Katarina are wonderful hosts and the house is just gorgeous, and well-positioned just a short and lovely walk into town. Recommended with absolutely no hesitation.

1Thank A&A_F-L
Reviewed 15 February 2008

We have recently returned from South Africa and would highly recommend The Beautiful South. The other positive comments on TripAdvisor are all absolutely true! Peter and Katarina are wonderful hosts and the comfort and enjoyment of their guests is their top priority. They have a great knowledge of the local area and are happy to spend time suggesting places to...

2Thank Anderida
Reviewed 16 January 2008

Absolutely perfect place to stay. Hosts are amazingly welcoming and helpful. The rooms are excellent value for money and the pool / garden is as beautiful as the photo's show. We would happilly have stayed here for a couple of weeks. It's an excellent location for anyone wanting to explore Stellenbosch area / golf trips anything. Cannot rate it highly...

3Thank BenjiS
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2007

A beautiful thatched roof cottage on the outskirts of the town. The town centre is walkable and felt very safe. The hotel has a lovely swimming pool and the bedrooms were large with doors leading onto the pool area. Breakfast was very nice with daily specials served alongside a buffet breakfast. The staff were lovely and helpful. An honesty bar...

2Thank Elli.b
Reviewed 18 December 2007

We only spent one night at The Beautiful South, but wished we could have spent more. The house was lovely, breakfast delicious, and the owners and staff very friendly. You can walk downtown, but we drove.

5Thank Canadian78
Derby, England
Reviewed 1 December 2007

This was a beautiful thatched house on the outskirts of Stellenbosch about 20 minutes walk from the center of town. The walk is through leafy avenues and perfectly safe both day and night. The house has a lovely pool and patio area for relaxation and breakfast can be taken inside or outside weather dependant. The breakfast was lovely and very...

6Thank Whadders
Reviewed 23 October 2007

Very clean and tidy B&B with a pleasant host. It is in a good area and we were able to walk in to Stellenbosch (although not if you have your heels on). At breakfast you could have as much as you wanted of fruit ,cerals ,lovely breads, toast and cakes and there was also optional pancakes and bacon. We were...

4Thank LindaWalsall

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our house is a thatched jewel, centrally located but quiet, right in the heart of the university area. Surrounded by old trees and flowers, you find it with a dreamy garden and a big pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beautiful South

Address: 4 Hospitaal Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €61 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Beautiful South 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Stellenbosch
Beautiful South Hotel Stellenbosch
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Stellenbosch
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“Number 8 is a small room for a couple...nice, quiet, and steps to the pool...”
  • The Beautiful South is the correct name for this BEAUTIFUL little lodge in Stellenbosch!!
 of 5 bubbles 105denad, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Some ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles louisek645, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Don't go in summer!!”
 of 5 bubbles Christineval_12, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 976ad, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“"the room with the freestanding bathtub was amazing!"”
 of 5 bubbles DavidandAfke, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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