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Bonne Esperance
Ranked #7 of 113 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I loved staying here. Great staff, helpful & friendly without being intrusive, who went the extra mile to make things easier for us. Clean airy rooms with TV, A/C, homemade biscuits and en suite shower rooms. Mine was one of the smaller ones but it was fine and had French doors opening onto the very pretty central courtyard. I really liked the gorgeous décor and garden, and the magnificent breakfast. Bonne Esperance is very central with off-street parking - we walked to the university each day and to wonderful restaurants in the evenings. It is very good value for money and I would certainly recommend it.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

Our stay was delightful. Property is in a great location to walk to downtown Stellenbosch. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable with information about the surrounding areas. We highly recommend.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

I've traveled to I don't know how many countries, and my experience here at the Bonne Esperance was by far the best. Great service and location, wonderful breakfast. Can't wait to stay here again!!!!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

We had an awesome stay at Bonne Esperance. The friendly welcome made us fee light at home. The good service excellent, the breakfast was very good and the guest-house is very conveniently located with parking on-site.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

The guest house gives a nice, homey feeling. It is well kept and clean. The place is quiet and peaceful. The 3 adults fitted into Room #1 well. There is a large queen size bed with firm mattress, and a large sofa bed. The toilet/shower is not large but functional.
Location: it is 2 to 3 blocks from the town centre, a short and pleasant walk away. There are shops, historic buildings, supermarkets, restaurants are all within walking distance. It is a 40 minute drive from Cape Town international airport.
Breakfast: buffet spread of cereals, juices, breads, jams, toasts, ham and cheeses. Eggs are cooked to our specification, with bacon, mushroom, tomato.
Service: the staff are friendly and helpful. They provided us with maps of the town and gave recommendations on what to do, where to go.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 June 2013

The view is refreshing, the furniture is perfect more traditional style, breakfast is prepared to suit different cultures, the service from the kitchen ladies is superb, they are frienly and the receptionist oh' she is so warm, kind, respectful and very very friendly.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

Great guest house with friendly & helpful staff, comfortable rooms, and excellent hot breakfast! The gardens/grounds were inviting and the common rooms charming. The location, between the University and town center, was perfect for us, since we were visiting my daughter who was attending the University. We also thoroughly enjoyed the wine tour arranged by the guest house with their in-house wine tour guide, Annette. We'll definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Bonne Esperance

Address: 17 Van Riebeeck Street | Central Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range: £71 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bonne Esperance 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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 
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