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Enjoy affordable four star luxury and tranquillity, set on the banks of the Liesbeek River in the heart of Newlands, Cape Town.

Riversong Guest House is an ideal business base for the discerning businessperson or holiday maker who is looking for more that just a hotel room.

Riversong has stunning mountain views from the bedrooms, lounge and roof garden. Enjoy the tranquillity of our pool and garden while sun tanning or reading by the pool.

Our garden borders the Liesbeek river. Take a stroll down to the river and enjoy the tranquil sound of the river. Enjoy your breakfast or sundowners on the garden patio leading to the pool, weather permitting.

Riversong is a 20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches.

It is also only 10 minutes from Kelvin Grove club, Baxter theatre, Kirstenbosch gardens, Newlands Rugby and Cricket stadium, Sports Science Institute and University of Cape Town.

Five spacious, elegantly furnished suites, each with en-suite bathroom, underfloor heating, mini-bar, safe, satellite TV and every extra you would expect from a four-star establishment.

All rooms have the following:
* comfortable beds and pillows,
* shared satellite TV and M-net,
* well stocked mini Bar and snack basket,
* tea and coffee trays, safe for valuables,
* desks/dressing tables,
* hot water bottles,
* heaters and fans,
* fluffy white towels,
* heated towel rails,
* percale linen,
* his and her cotton bathrobes and slippers,
* hairdryers,
* clock-radios,
* Charlotte Rhys toiletries,
* pool towels and complimentary chocolates.
* telephones and internet connections.

No smoking in rooms or guest house.

We can offer self catering facilities in your room by adding a microwave and toaster to your room. You are welcome to use the microwave oven and oven in the main kitchen. The dining room is always set and you are welcome to eat meals that are bought from Woolworths or Mr Delivery in the dining room.

Facilities & Services available:

Wine Tasting
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool


From Cape Town International Airport:

Take the N2 into town, all the way to the De Waal Interchange/ Groote Schuur, follow the signs (Left) for M3 Muizenberg.

Take the Second off-ramp on the M3 South, M146 Princess Anne Ave: Follow Princess Anne Ave/Klipper Rd all the way down to Main Rd (M4).

Turn right at the traffic light into Main Rd. Third robot, just after the Newlands Swimming pool (on your right; on your left is SA Breweries/ Old Newlands Holiday Inn/Southern Suns Hotel), turn right into Sans Soucci Road and first left again, into Esme Road.

We are no. 14 on the right hand side.

We offer transfers from and to the airport and a shuttle service to restaurants, shopping centres, business and tourist destinations.

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