• Guest Rating: (2)
  • TGCSA Grading: TGCSA 4 Star
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse
  • Minimum stay: 1 Day/s
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM Check-out: 10:00 AM
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Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge is a charming Victorian Villa with a wrap-around veranda, cast iron mouldings and corner-turret. The historic town centre of Stellenbosch can be reached by a mere 5-minute stroll along the oak-lined Van Riebeeck street and old mill stream.

The villa was originally built in 1901. It has retained the same charm and ambience of that era but with the added luxuries of the modern age. The individually decorated guest rooms include LCD television with DSTV, air-conditioning, hospitality tray, mini-bar fridge, wireless internet access, hairdryer and safe. Enjoy breakfast au Provence in our butter-yellow breakfast room or outside on the veranda. Expect informative and friendly hospitality from your host Annemien Kotze and her team.

Accommodation at Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge:
Classic Guest room:
Individually decorated guest rooms, en suite bathrooms with bath and shower overlooking the courtyard garden with plunge pool.

Comfort Guest room:
Cosy Guest rooms of which some are in the loft and en suite bathrooms with shower.

Corporate Guest room:
Guest rooms geared towards the business person with wireless internet access and working desk.

Child policy
Children are welcome at Bonne Esperance. We place an extra bed in the Classic Guest rooms to accommodate a child.

Facilities in rooms:
- LCD Screen Television with DSTV
- Air-conditioning
- Hospitality tray
- Mini-Bar and fridge
- Wireless Internet access
- Hairdryer
- Information Folder
- Electronic safe

General facilities and services at Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge:
- Airport shuttle service
- Off street parking
- Plunge pool
- Fireplace and lounge
- Television Lounge with DSTV
- Fax and copier
- Laundry service
- Garden
- Wine tours
Activities:

Bonne Esperance is the perfect base from which to explore the Western Cape. The environment offers a variety of outdoor and indoor activities to keep even the most restless of travellers entertained.It will be our pleasure to assist you in your planning so that you will get the very best out of your holiday:-walks into town with the necessary maps-visits to specific wine estates and cellars-regional tours with road maps and advise on special places to visit recommendations and bookings at restaurantsOr simply enjoy our garden and relax at the plunge pool.

Cancellation Policy:

Bonne Esperance Guest House reserves the right to charge the following cancellation fee should a confirmed reservation be cancelled within the following period:50% cancellation fee if cancelled 14 days or less prior to arrival100% cancellation fee if cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival or in the event of a non arrival

Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Swimming Pool

Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge is a Guesthouse in Stellenbosch Western Cape South Africa
Directions:

Directions to Stellenbosch, from Cape Town International Airport, via N2 Highway. When leaving Airport for Stellenbosch, head for N2 and take off-ramp, in direction Somerset West. Take Exit # 33 (R310 or Baden Powell Drive) and turn left at traffic halt, in the direction of Stellenbosch. Continue on R310 for approx 15 Km, until T-junction (you will have passed Spier Estate 3 Km back) with a traffic light. Turn right in the direction Stellenbosch, traveling a further 4 Km, through a set of traffic lights, over a railway bridge and onto a 2nd set of traffic lights. Turn right at this junction, into Dorp Street. Continue along Dorp Street and at the top one is forced into a sharp right-hand bend. On rounding this bend take 1st left into The Avenue (there are houses on your left and the Eerste River on your right). Continue up The Avenue for about 200m and turn left into Neethling Street. Continue along Neethling for approx 150m where it intersects with Van Riebeeck Street. Bonne Esperance is on this corner. Turn right into our off-street parking (on Neethling Street).

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Rooms and Units Available at Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge

Deluxe Balcony Rooms
The Deluxe Balcony Rooms are spacious, stylish and exceptionally comfortable.
Five of the rooms have balconies while the three remaining rooms have patios, all of which open onto the central courtyard and swimming pool.

Classic Guest Rooms
The rooms and en suite bathrooms have all been renovated (completed September 2019). We have five Classic Guest Rooms in total, three of which are situated on the ground floor while the other two are situated on the first floor.

Loft Guest Room
The two Loft Guest Rooms are situated in the attic of our Victorian-style villa and are perfect for couples. Each cosy Loft Guest Room is en suite with a shower, seating space for two and a desk.

Petite Single Guest Rooms
Our Single Guest Rooms are small yet supremely functional, ideal for single travelers or business people. One of the rooms has a Three Quarter Bed while the other has a Standard Double Bed. Please note that these rooms are located next to communal areas which may cause noise disturbances.

Studio Apartments
The studio apartments are situated 50 m from the main bed-and-breakfast house and is also in an old, Victorian building, lovingly renovated to perfection. The studios are decorated in keeping with the charming style that Bonne Esperance is known for but with a modern twist. All the rooms are on ground floor with ample outside seating space on the veranda or around the splash pool. Parking is also provided on the premises.

Honeymoon Studio
The Honeymoon Studio is spacious, stylish and exceptionally comfortable with a romantic four poster bed. The Honeymoon Studio boasts an en suite bathroom with a Victorian bath and crystal chandelier.

One Bedroom Apartment
The apartment boasts an open plan living area with a kitchen and lounge area, one bedroom and en suite bathroom with walk in shower. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. The lounge area has a double sleeper couch for families traveling with children.

Budget Single Room
Small yet functional single room with small en suite shower room
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 1 Adult

Classic Guest Room

Spacious Guest room with en suite bathroom (shower or shower over bath)

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Deluxe Balcony Room

Deluxe Guest Room with patio or balcony

Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Classic Room

The Classic Guest Rooms are spacious, stylish and exceptionally comfortable. The rooms and en suite bathrooms have all been renovated (completed September 2019).Two of our Classic Guest Rooms can be converted into Family Guest Rooms, one room has an extra single bed, while another has an extra day bed. Please confirm which bed type you would prefer when making your reservation.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 3 Adults

Honeymoon Studio

The Honeymoon Studio is spacious, stylish and exceptionally comfortable with a romantic four poster bed. The Honeymoon Studio boasts an en suite bathroom with a Victorian bath and crystal chandelier.
It is situated on the ground floor with an outside door leading to a private seating area on the veranda and is fully serviced on a daily basis. The kitchenette in the studio is equipped with an under-counter fridge, prep bowl, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery and cutlery. It is located 50m from Bonne Esperance Guest House in another Victorian Villa and across the road from the University of Stellenbosch Botanical Garden. This property features off street parking behind a security gate, a plunge pool and a sun terrace. Check in is at Bonne Esperance Guest house on the corner of Neethling and Van Riebeeck street.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Loft Room

The two Loft Guest Rooms are situated in the attic of our Victorian-style villa and are perfect for couples. Each cozy Loft Guest Room is en suite with a shower, seating space for two and a desk.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

One Bedroom Apartment

Self-catering apartment with living room and kitchenette, one bedroom and en suite bathroom with a shower. Double sleeper couch in the living room.
Sleeper couch appropriate for 1 adult or 2 children.

Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Studio Apartment
Semi self-catering Studio with en suite bathroom with a shower. Facilities: air-conditioning, flat screen television with satellite bouquet, lounge/dining space and kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery.
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 2 Adults

Latest Reviews
Excellent accommodation, location is perfect and the staff were very helpful, breakfast was superb and I would imagine in the summer it would be very pleasant sitting outside for breakfast.
DISS, GRAHAM MR May 2014
Very nice guesthouse, neat and clean with a lot of charm. Perfectly situated in the old town. Friendly staff.
Oliver Noelken Feb 2009
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