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Weltevreden Estate
Ranked #45 of 112 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Gaborone, Botswana
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Excellent!”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at Weltevreden Estate and I found it to be a very beautiful property, excellent service from Paul who is such a special person and goes out of his way for you. It was winter and the rooms were cold upstairs however Paul pulled a gas heater upstairs for us all on his own, it is an old manor house so there will be natural drafts etc but this all adds to the charm. The Lekker ne restaurant was also lovely and the pizzas are divine!

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

We stayed here for only 1 night and loved every minute of our stay.
The magnificent homestead with its beautiful antique furnishings and stunning paintings made Weltevreden a unique experience.
We were welcomed by Jean-Paul who showed us to our bedroom, and then took us on a tour of the estate, including the amazing private Porsche collection. Awesome.
All the staff members we met could not have been nicer and more helpful. I can highly recommend Weltevreden.
My only criticism is the "open plan" toilet in the bedroom - I think that should be mentioned when bookings are made.
Having said that, everything else was absolutely perfect.
Thank you Maryke, Jean-Paul and Anjo for making our stay so enjoyable.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

My friend and I were overwhelmed by how beautiful this estate was. We were greeted very warmly by all staff - who made every effort to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. The views and walks around the premises make it an ideal getaway for couples or friends who want to get away from city life. With an abundance of peacocks and birds we found sleeping a little bit difficult at times but this place is definitely still worth checking out. Excellent value for money. Really hope to return some day.

Room Tip: Swimming pool is under construction
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Horley
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Im a critcial reviewer, having stayed in hotels all over the world, Ive latley become a bigger critic.
So please take tha into account when reading this review, in fact read my last review in the Cape Town in on the Square first. Then you'll understand why reviewing this place as AWESOME if no average occurence.
This hotel ticked all the boxes, stunning, well kept, attention to detail, character, welcoming and well equipped. But the easy stand out strength is the staff, they are nothing short of amazing, every one of them.
And this is a big statement, but the the BEST STAFF I have ever experienced, in the world, in a hotel. Nothing short of amzing. Consistantly happy, energetic, welcoming, attentive, thoughtful and helpful staff - and it was every single one of them

The experience is still fresh in my brain, as I went for breakfast this morning at souless hotel in Johannesburg on the last leg of my SA trip. As I approached a group of 5 chatting restaraunt staff to ask to be seated ( i had politley milled about first) then reacted liked pigeons and scattered in every direction. However every time I entered the room in Weltevreden any of the staff present practically ran to me, complete with mandatory huge smile, to see what they could do for me. I wouldnt have been surprised if breakfast ended with a hug.

I will go back again, and I will look forward to it!
Words cannot begin to describe my affection for this hotel and its staff.

Ps - make sure you ask to see the Porsche collection!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Firstly, this is an excellent retreat to chill out along the wine route.
Jean Paul, you are a legend (Asante Ndugu), your breakfasts on the lawn with the peacocks just topped the break.
The venue is gorgeous with lovely gardens and exceptional rooms, a big thank you to all for their hard work.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed at one of the loft rooms at Weltevreden Estate for 4 days in February 2014. The warm hospitality of the staff was "overwelming", specialy Paul the Butler and Mike the General Manager ,thanks for preparing a soup dish that was not even on your menu! Stunnings gardens and beautifull rooms with great artwork to view,this was our first visit but not our last to this beautifull estate.Thank you from Charmaine and Paul

Room Tip: Any rooms are spacious and comfortable
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Uppsala, Sweden
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2014

We stayed at this place only 2 nights during the wine festival. The estate has only a few rooms, very private and home feeling. Fantastic old building with old furniture, wonderful surrounding with good park, incredible friendly staff, on our request a breakfast was served in the garden. The restoration in the estate is worth to visit as well. Great place! And very soon they will have outdoor swimming pool!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: Weltevreden Estate
Address: Welgevonden Road | Cloetesville, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #45 of 112 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Weltevreden Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This magnificent property is personified by the picturesque setting that only Stellenbosch can bestow. Exquisitely refurbished manor house incorporates 5 gorgeous rooms. Main suite permits the use of a beautiful yellow wood kitchen, dining area and formal lounge. 4 elevated bedchambers prides original Cape Dutch architecture with a cosy, thatched-roof finish. Operated on a bed-and-breakfast basis. ... more   less 
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