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cape town
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room we stayed in was spacious, the complementary breakfast was amazing and offered good variation and the service was really good. The location is very close to Stellenbosch so there are really a selection of activities that can be done. I would highly recommend eating at the restaurant - the food was amazing and the service top-notch!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you wish to stay in the Stellenbosch area, you will will not go wrong staying at The Country Guest House.The staff were lovely and made us most welcome, the setting on a wine farm was great, and we were not far from Cape Town and the Strand.

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Carmen_Viljoen, Manager at The Country Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear erikv969, Thank you for staying with us, we look forward to welcome you back with your next visit in Stellenbosch . Warm regards,

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second stay at The Country Guest House and it does not disappoint . The accommodation is first rate, the gardens and pool are lovely, not forgetting the squirrels who wake us up at 6pm every morning. A lovely experience and the restaurant at 96 Winery Road on the site is well worth a visit at any time.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we first made contact with the reservation staff we were not disappointed. We chose the mountain facing room which was gorgeous. We would definitely stay there again. Having lived in the area for many years previously it was wonderful to have dinner at 96 Winery Road again.

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Roodepoort, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Will definitelty be back. Great value for money I think it deserves better than a 3 star I ahve seen 4 star venues that are not on the same level as this venue. Aircoin, firm beds and private entrances and patios are great

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My wife, son, and I had a great stay at The Country Guest House. The room was clean, spacious, and comfortable. They have a restaurant and winery on-site, which we enjoyed so much, that we ended up eating there twice during our short stay.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Beautiful location, warm welcome. Thijs and O'Nell super hosts and very enthousiastic about their farm. Very good food and wines!! Always time to give information about the region etc. Beautiful sunsets!!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The location is great, the outside space opening out onto the vineyard with a mountain view is beautiful and the decor is lovely although the comments about not taking the toiletries seem a bit OTT. 96 Winery Road restaurant was fantastic..we try to go every time we visit ZA...it's a must. We first stayed at Ken's in 2008 in the...

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dublin
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Really lovely accommodation, the friendliest staff and easy access to beaches, Cape Town and the wine country. A perfect location.many wineries very close by to visit most of them do the most amazing lunches at very reasonable prices. Many also provide picnics just perfect in the location and the wonderful weather. The historic town of Stellenbosch is very close and...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

We thought that this guesthouse was very overpriced. We found a dirty ashtray on the veranda and were disappointed to find that there was no ice in the bar fridge. The breakfast was ordinary. All the staff were very friendly.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated just off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, The Country Guesthouse offers 13 luxury rooms in a tranquil environment. With ancient oak trees, vineyards and mountains surrounding the estate, a true sense of country living is apparent. Their restaurant, 96 Winery Road welcomes you for lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday and Sunday lunch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Country Guesthouse

Address: 96 Winery Road, Heldervue | Off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Somerset West 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
Price Range: £46 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Country Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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