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Riversong Guest House

14 Esme Road, Newlands 7700 South Africa
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A Luxury 4 star boutique guest house in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town. Riversong sits on the banks of Liesbeek River and boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. Conveniently situated in the Southern Suburbs, Riversong is an ideal base for the discerning business person or holiday maker who is looking for more than a hotel room. Riversong is a short walk from Newland's Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square Mall, Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), and Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around the trendy Newlands Village. 10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools. 20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches. Friendly hospitality and attention to detail makes Riversong a popular choice for local and overseas guests. Our 9 elegantly stylish, spacious en-suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, DSTV decoders, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, micro-wave ovens, tea and coffee making facilities, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets and fans, fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios/ipod docking stations, hot water bottles, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, Pool towels and chocolates. Mr Deliver and Butlers’s pizza menus in rooms with dinner by request. Free Wireless internet. Guest laptop in lounge.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful property with a lovely garden. Lots of nice little touches in my, and staff were very helpful. The breakfast was as good as everything else about the guesthouse. I definitely recommend Riversong.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Dean826
Response from Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest HouseResponded yesterday

Dear Dean Thank you for taking time to write a review. We enjoyed having you stay with us and will act on your suggestions which are much appreciated. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards Inri and The Riversong...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff members were very friendly to me. they greeted and served me with a smile Charmaine even had to come and knock on my door to report that my driver had arrived. In addition, you are quick to respond to requests. However, the Wifi...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review. So sorry the Wi-Fi was a disappointment. We have just switched from a Telkom ADSL line to fiber hosted by Ocotel/Afrihost. We thought fiber would be quicker and better. Which it should be. However we have...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Rooms were perfectly fine, if a bit shabby at the edges. A nice garden excellent breakfast, very clean bathroom, and fantastic staff all make this a great place to stay. It is out of the way a bit, which is nice, and close to the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank ynpjohn
Response from Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest HouseResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Please share with us any ways we may improve. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We have stayed at Riversong Guest House several times and we have always been made to feel very welcome. The rooms are extremely comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. The breakfast is delicious and they have always accommodated our family if they have come...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank jhkeposen
Response from Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest HouseResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Mr and Mrs Posen Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated. We always love having you stay with us. We look forward to your visit with us again in Nov. Best regards Inri and The Riversong Team.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

A return trip to Cape Town and once again we were accepted at very short notice. This time we did not stay in one of the bigger rooms as the guest house was almost full (in fact we were lucky to even get a room,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Dawnmvwyk
Response from Inri M, Owner at Riversong Guest HouseResponded 26 October 2018

Dear Dawn and Stan Thank you for taking time to write a review. Much appreciated. It is always a pleasure to host the two of you. Hope Stan has a speedy recovery and we see you soon in Cape Town again. Best regards Inri and...More

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"Recommend the Leopard room."
16 Jun 2018
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"Pay a little extra for the lovely Mountain View Room"
27 Mar 2018
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"Rooms facing the mountain view are great, first floor Garden Room is very spacious!"
05 Mar 2018
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"Garden Rooms are open plan."
03 Mar 2018
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US$85 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeCape TownNewlands
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