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Summerwood Guest House

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“guest house”(44 reviews)
“lovely pool”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Restaurant
Room Service
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Fitness centre
Kitchenette
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If you’re looking for that rare blend of contemporary comfort and old-fashioned hospitality, Summerwood Guesthouse is the perfect base from which to explore the soulful town of Stellenbosch and surrounding winelands. This late-Edwardian grand dame was built in 1904 and has since been...
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28 Jonkershoek Street | Mostertsdrif, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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25,7 km to Cape Town Intl Airport
108 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsguest houselovely poollovely guesthousehonesty barour honeymoonbreakfast areacape townattention to detailour room was spaciousquiet areaswimming poolspent two nightsa wonderful place to staycold meatssouth africagarden routewe loved our stay
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

First stop in South Africa, enjoyed the lovely welcoming atmosphere of the Summerwood Guest house. Lovely pool setting, amazingly decorated rooms and a perfect breakfast next morning. Used the bikes to have a little ride into the city - just very pleasant.

Thank Dirk-UMUC
Response from SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest HouseResponded 6 June 2018

Hi Always happy to hear that our Guests enjoyed their stay with us. Thank you for the positive feedback. We are looking forward to see you again in the near future, on one of your Africa Adventures! Stay safe.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a few problems with the TV (no Sky news) and lost the internet very briefly (had great help sorting this) - however that did not affect our enjoyment of our stay. In particular loved the garden and pool, super breakfast. We were also...More

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Thank Kate C
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Believe the Official Description above, this place is a gem. It is a leisurely 20 minute stroll into town - or the lazier ones amongst us can hail a readily-available Uber for around 20 Rand (just over £1 Sterling). The tireless Cornel will keep you...More

Thank Bob W
Response from SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest HouseResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for the kind words. As already said, it was a pleasure having you here with us! Looking forward to your next visit here at Summerwood. Safe travels to you & your lovely wife and enjoy the rest of your adventure here in SA.

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful place in Stellenbosch. Amazing breakfast, really beautiful building, super friendly people, we loved our 3 nights here. The pool was gorgeous and the little extras such as sweetie jars, pool towels and chilled water round the pool really added to the...More

Thank 111libby25
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely house full of history! Warm welcoming staff. Fantastic breakfast. Loved the Nespresso machine in the room. Was too cold to enjoy the bright blue swimming pool, but we went for a ride through Town on the complimentary bicycles. What an experience!

Thank conster4
Response from SWGuesthouse, Manager at Summerwood Guest HouseResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Team will be delighted. Hope to see you again soon!

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If you’re looking for that rare blend of contemporary comfort and old-fashioned hospitality, Summerwood Guesthouse is the perfect base from which to explore the soulful town of Stellenbosch and surrounding ...More winelands. This late-Edwardian grand dame was built in 1904 and has since been creatively renovated to cater for the cosmopolitan tastes of the modern traveller. With its large swimming pool and location in a leafy suburb of Stellenbosch, Summerwood has become the go-to choice for visitors looking for something less formal than a hotel, but more luxurious than your run-of-the-mill guesthouse. The eight spacious rooms boast upmarket finishes and are tastefully decorated in neutral tones, while nice extras like bicycles with which to explore the charming town, air-conditioning, free WiFi, and secure off-street parking make it hard to compete with Summerwood in terms of value for money. This family-run guesthouse is a lush haven for the sophisticated traveller that seamlessly integrates the privacy and comfort of a guesthouse with the professionalism of friendly, efficient service. Summerwood Guesthouse offers bed and breakfast: 8 rooms. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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John F
7 September 2017|
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Response from SWGuesthouse | Property representative |
Hi John, we have newly renovated our house and it looks great, so you can look forward to an even more beautiful house, brilliant service and a peaceful nights rest. We would love to accommodate you again soon!
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"Top floor room was great."
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"Room 8 is lovely - on the top floor with windows on 4 sides (though a couple of flights of stairs to get..."
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"Book top floor room fantastic views of mountains and sunsets"
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"I think all the rooms overlook the pool area which is very pleasant."
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