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Penelope's Guesthouse

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Penelope's Guesthouse is situated in Paradyskloof (Stellenbosch) which is approximately 3km from the village centre.Our rooms are furnished with king sized beds (twin beds on request), air-conditioning, satellite television, a desk, a hair-dryer, a Nespresso coffee machine, en-suite bathrooms as well as a private balcony.A swimming pool is available.English, Afrikaans and German is spoken.Limited off-street parking is also available.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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21 Speciosa Street Paradyskloof, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa
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Cape Town Intl Airport23 km
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All reviews guest house nespresso machine home away from home cape town quiet area comfortable bed great room a great stay following morning yogurt stayed longer breakfast was delicious swimming pool balcony wine sa region
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Reviewed yesterday

My room was most spacious, very clean and had all the comforts I could ask for. Penelope is an excellent hostess and serves a delicious breakfast. Penelope's guesthouse is situated in a quiet residential area - but access to Stellenbosch is under five minutes by...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed at Penelope's at the end of our trip to Cape Town and is was a perfect finish to an amazing holiday. The room was beautiful, the breakfast was delicious and Penny gave us helpful advice and recommendations for our stay. The location was...More

Thank Emily L
Response from Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's GuesthouseResponded 2 days ago

Hello Emily I am very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review, I appreciate it very much. I hope you will visit us again on your next holiday to South Africa. Regards Penny

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Penelope (the host) is a very nice and caring person, gives a lot of helpful advices (what to to, where to eat, drink cafe, which markets/shops, sightseeing etc. and if you like also discuss with you the politics in SA).Everything was wonderful (room, garden, breakfast,...More

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Response from Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come and visit us again. Regards Penny

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Penelope's for a wedding we were attending in Stellensboch, the room was beautifully decorated, lovely breakfast and Penelope was lovely and very accommodating, we would have definitely stayed longer (if we had had the chance), Beautiful location too and not overpriced. We...More

Thank Carol G
Response from Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Carol, thank you. It's so important to leave with happy memories. I hope we will see you again on your next visit to Stellenbosch. Regards Penny

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is a lovely guest house set in the pretty suburbs of Stellenbosch where we stayed for four nights in early September. Our room was beautifully decorated, with every comfort and had a balcony with lovely views to the mountains. The breakfasts were delicious and...More

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Response from Penelope M, Owner at Penelope's GuesthouseResponded 5 October 2018

Hello Sandra Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to South Africa. Regards Penelope

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"Not sure if they have rooms not facing the busy street, but it will be worthwhile to ask."
19 Mar 2018
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"Room Number 4!"
30 Oct 2017
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"Book a room facing the mountains"
14 Apr 2016
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"All rooms are excellent, although I prefer the shower rooms"
14 Apr 2016
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