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Bonne Esperance

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I stayed in the Studio Apartment for 4 days and a week later in the main guesthouse for 2 nights. Beautiful buildings, well kept and clean, lovely gardens, friendly and helpful staff, lovely breakfast (not just your ordinary). Highly recommended.

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Annemien, General Manager at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear trudav Thank you for your glowing review, it was lovely to host you! Kind regards Annemien

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 May 2016

It was a very pleasant stay in this small but very nice bed&breakfast hotel. The Bonne Esperance is well located in the nice city of Stellenbosch. All restaurants, the botanic garden, etc are reachable by walking. The breakfast was very good, as good as the service and the room. The very kind staff allways had good ideas what to do...

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Dear HeinzBa Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are delighted that you enjoyed our friendly and helpful team. Kind regards Annemien

Randburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I recently booked 2 rooms at Bonne Esperance. It was a very pleasant stay. Very friendly staff , very nice , comfortable and clean rooms. Nice breakfast. It is very centrally located in Stellenbosch. I will definitely be back soon.

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Dear Albert K Thank you for the lovely review. We pride ourselves in our handmade hospitality and we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Bonne Esperance Guest House. We will see you soon! Kind regards Annemien

Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay. Staff very nice and room comfortable. Breakfast was good and coffee by the fireplace is perfect way to start the day. Would definitely stay again. Great value. The walk to Church Street is only a few minutes with plenty to look at along the way.

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Dear stevenbkk Thank you for your fantastic review. Thank you for highlighting our perfect location! Kind regards Annemien

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Enjoyed a lovely weekend break at Bonne Esperance. The staff were friendly and welcoming and made me feel at home. Location was ideal, it was an easy walk to various places of interest. I would definitely recommend it!

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Friendly and helpful check in. Beautifully appointed room with a very nice breakfast buffet and stunning garden. We had a very relaxing stay. An added bonus is that the B and B is so centrally situated - one can walk everywhere around the town from the B and B.

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Bantry Bay
Reviewed 6 May 2016

A grand old Stellenbosch house, very central walking distance to the university, town and all the restaurants. We stayed in the loft, which is a great warm romantic spot for winter. More like a small hotel than a B&B. Friendly staff and good breakfast.

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Point Hope, Alaska
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Great location, clean room, incredible people. The knowledgeable people who work there are friendly and helpful. They arranged tours and recommended places to go, eat, see. Delicious breakfast to start your day right. As a solo traveler, I always felt safe and comfortable. Highly recommend!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Well positioned in walking distance to the center of Stellenbosch. Has character but really needs a lot of renovation. Windows and doors do not close well, not much noise insulation between rooms. Staff in the reception impersonal (apart from the girl from Namibia) they could not care less. After 8 pm no one is there to check you in if...

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Annemien, General Manager at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Cantonaid I am very saddened by your review as we are a dedicated team of individuals working hard to create an unique and special experience in the heart of Stellenbosch and I apologize for the fact that it was not your experience. Regarding the sounds, Bonne Esperance Guest House is situated in an old Victorian house that was build...

Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A beautiful old house has been turned into a beautifl first class B & B . We could not fault it in any way. We would stay there again without doubt if we were in Stellenbosch, assuming we could get in, a very popular place judging by the amount of clients we saw

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bonne Esperance is a charming Victorian Villa with wrap-around veranda, cast-iron moldings and corner-turret. The villa was originally built in 1901. The house retained the same charm and ambiance of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. Our 15 comfortable en suite Guest Rooms are lovingly decorated and include air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our breakfast room or outside on the veranda. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €68 - €168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We stayed in an attic room which would not be recommended to those who struggle with stairs, we had no problem with them”
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“Facing inner pool courtyard are great rooms”
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“the small double room on the ground floor near reception was noisy in the morning”
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“The rooms in the Annex are new and modern and comes with a kitchenette.”
 of 5 bubbles Dia_Carstens, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps at the back, facing the swimming pool. Unfortunately mine was at the front, on th ground floor, right next to the parking !”
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