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Bonne Esperance
Ranked #6 of 112 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Polokwane, South Africa
1 review
“Bar services”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Please explain in talking upon arrival on how to use the drinks which are placed at the bar inside the room, because people tend to drink thinking its free of charge, and you only tell us when we go that we have to pay. Other hotels gives such drinks for free.

Please alcohol should not be in the rooms exept if the guest asks for it. Some of us are christians and we cannot stand sleeping in the same room with beer!! I had to request that it be taken out of my room.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

We had a great stay - just what we were looking for. It was easy walking distance to central Stellenbosch, a lovely room, good welcome and very tasty breakfasts. Very handy to have own parking and good wifi access.

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Cape Town
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2013

This was is the perfect get away, 5 minutes into town, beautiful accomodation, friendly staff and the best breakfast ever. Full marks for everything. A great place to go for one night as a couple, in fact would stay there instead of a hotel as to me it was 5 star xxxx


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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We had a wonderful three night stay at Bonne Esperance. We had room 1 and it was beautiful, large and very comfortable. The Inn is clean and safe, the staff was exceptionally friendly, welcoming,hospitable and helpful. The breakfast was a bit ordinary but very tasty and fresh. We enjoyed the location as it was central to town and made walking to shopping and dining very convenient. We would definitely stay here again and recommend it to others.

Room Tip: Room 1 on the first floor by the reception desk was incredible!
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 15 July 2013

we had a great stay here, from the time when making the reservation, assisting us with restaurant reservation, till finally arriving here, very helpful. the room had all we could have expected, can recommend it!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Grahamstown, South Africa
1 review
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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Las Vegas, Nevada, Usa
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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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Property: 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 #6 of 112 B&Bs / Inns in Stellenbosch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
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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