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Bonne Esperance

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Bredasdorp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Centre as can be.Walking distance to all the theatres,Coetzenburg stadium and botanical gardens(400m) You get your own entrance key and even cherry on the house when coming in late at midnight. Excelent service.

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Borough Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bonne Esperance is in a very good location, right next to the University and only a 10 minute walk from Stellenbosch town centre. I stayed in the self-catering rooms just over the road from the main hotel but this room was clean, pleasant and very well decorated. The staff at the hotel were helpful and attentive without being over-bearing....

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, well located, friendly and helpful staff. Pre-visitcommunication fast and accurate; could easily extend when necessary. Not the very cheapest but worth it. Pools are a bit small :-) (if I have to mention anything)

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BE is ideally situated in a quiet area but 10 mins walk into town. Friendly staff who provided excellent information on the surrounding places of interest. Secure parking on site. Clean and comfortable.

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South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking distance to restaurants and shops and We felt safe Walking at night to/from dinner. We stayed in one of the self catering studios. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery. The size is perfect for making a quick continental breakfast. There is also a small splash pool and pool loungers.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wonderful stay. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The hotel is very close to the university of Stellenbosh and close of hotel have delightful restaurants. We recomende Bonne Esperance.

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear giselahirai Thank you for your delightful review. We look forward to welcoming you again! Kind regards Annemien

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Bonne Esperance! Great location, right by the downtown area and close to the good restaurants. Lovely pool and private entrance to our Studio Apartment. The only suggestion would be to include breakfast in the stay given that it is more expensive.

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear davinal102 Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our great location. You stayed in the semi self-catering studio apartments and the breakfast is therefore not included but at R120 per person for a full buffet and hot breakfast on our lovely veranda, it is the best deal in town! Kind regards Annemien

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful guest house with friendly staff and lovely breakfast. So close to the centre of town and our stay was just epic. Thank you so much to all the staff at bonne Esperance. You made our stay truly magical. Xx

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear wingatelaura Thank you for your epic review, I will relay your encouragement to the rest of the staff. We hope to welcome you again! Kind regards Annemien

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warmly homely clean guest house situated conveniently for all visitors to Stellenbosch. Stellenbosch University is just around the corner from Bonne Esperance and the town centre is quite conveniently three minutes walk away for purposes of shopping and dining. Indeed just a small walk to all amenities. The general neighbor-hood is an active walking space for both young and old....

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear chauchichid Thank you for your lovely review and raving over the fact that we are situated on the best corner in Stellenbosch! In general we receive great feedback from guests with regards to the strength of our WI-FI, I am sorry to hear that it was not the case with you and we will definitely look into it. Kind...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well appointed guest house within walking distance of Stellenbosch town centre. Closer to shops and restaurants. Beautiful accommodation. Very clean good amenities and xcellent helpful staff. Great value for mo eye too. Our room had air con tea and coffee and homemade cookies too.

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Annemien, Owner at Bonne Esperance, responded to this review

Dear Jackie C Thank you for your bonny review. We are so happy that you enjoyed all the elements that set us apart: great location, excellent and helpful staff as well as thoughtful touches. We hope to welcome you soon again! Kind regards Annemien

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • 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
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: £54 - £123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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