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Germiston
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I would like to thank the staff at the hotel, their forever willingness to make our stay enjoyable. The hotels proximity to restaurants and shops is an added plus , we felt safe walking the street and their vibe .We would certainly recommend and if possible visit again,

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NeilBuchner, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Batavia Boutique Hotel O3636GMdavidm. We appreciate your feedback and take it to heart to keep on aiming to lift our standards higher each day.

Sittingbourne, Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel. Very elegant. Our room was off a high standard. Bathroom lovely too.the rooms in the hotel - where we had breakfast and the reception were lovely. Lots of decor to admire. The staff, especially Martina and her other Manager (sorry, not sure of your name) were very friendly and helpful. Martina helped to sort out...

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside you can walk past and not notice the Batavia, but step inside and the hotel is a real treat, the beautiful interior of the reception rooms is like stepping back in time to an old English country house. You are made to feel very welcome by Martine and her team, they are on hand to help in...

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NeilBuchner, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Lisaaavis - thank you for taking the time to review Batavia - we appreciate your feedback!

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Martina and the rest of the staff are welcoming and very efficient. Nothing is too much bother for them. Situated a couple of streets from the main town. Secure parking for several cars. Free WiFi. This is a bed and breakfast hotel and they will make reservations at the local restaurants for you. Snacks are...

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NeilBuchner, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi joolsnich. Thank you for your review and helping us be the best we can be!

Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Batavia is located in a side street in the centre of town. The attention to detail and customer focussed service was quite exceptional. We were particularly delighted by the hand written / coloured weather forecast left by the bedside at night! The furnishings are mainly antique (think opulence meets quirkiness) but for us this added to the impact and...

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NeilBuchner, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Batavia Boutique Hotel mleytonsmith. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given a warm welcome at the Batavia the staff were very attentive at all times. Beautiful intimate & exquisite hotel and the attention to detail exceptional. Located in the centre of Stellenbosch town which made it perfect to walk around and take in the local area. Would not hesitate to highly recommend The Batavia and should we ever...

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NeilBuchner, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Marion. Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and by doing so, helping us be the best we can be. Cheers!

Rawsonville
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I went to this Hotel the other day, to do an enquiry and also offer our services. This is when the owner elderly blond woman came out. The way she approached me, the manner she spoke to me and her attitude utterly rude cow behaviour. If I new this was the way she spoke to people I would never have...

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Neil B, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guestgU3986SA. It is unfortunate that you did not have a pleasant experience when you tried to sell your shuttle service to the owner of Batavia Boutique Hotel, in this case, without an appointment. Batavia has always valued long standing business relationships with service providers of excellence and hence, we have dealt over many years, with another service provider due...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arrived in the wonderful hotel. The reception was great and treated to a homely slice of cake and coffee. The rooms are interesting and luxurious. The team work hard to make your stay pleasant and cater for all needs. The hotel facilities are accessible and it felt as if you were being treated as very special guests and all requests...

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Neil B, Manager at Batavia Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back in future.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's a quirky little place but it really hit all the right notes. The staff was attentive and friendly. The common areas are cozy. Snacks are out all day for noshing. The continental breakfast is really high quality. There is an "honor bar" for sundowners. There are coffee and tea provided in the guest rooms. The bathroom had all the...

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Malalane, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I spent one night at Batavia Boutique Hotel and had a very comfortable stay. Breakfast was excellent and the staff extremely helpful and friendly. The Hotel is clean, well appointed, conveniently positioned and comfortable. We would go back.

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Hi Farmer214. Thank you for your feedback and making the effort to write a review. Feedback like yours help us to be the best we can be! Look forward to welcoming you back in future.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within 50 meters walk from the historic Dorp Street and village center of Stellenbosch, our award-winning boutique hotel (Best Boutique Hotel 2005, 2006, 2007 – AA Accommodation Awards; Hall of Fame 2008, 2009) offers luxurious comfort, intimate, tailor-made hospitality and is ideally located to explore the Stellenbosch village life on foot. If it is a centrally located, intimate, boutique hotel with first class service you are looking for, look no further. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Batavia Boutique Hotel

Address: 12 Louw Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: £130 - £171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Batavia Boutique Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“The superior room has a private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles SJoy26, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 on ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles catSouthWest, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“One room is "Superior" another is "Luxury" - take care. They are not all private with other clients walking past your bedroom!!!”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerH2014, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Apparently rooms at the back have been refurbished.”
 of 5 bubbles Helen256, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite, ground floor front. It felt quite safe.”
 of 5 bubbles 542Kenneth, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
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