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Enjoy affordable four star luxury and tranquility, 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 tranquility 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.

Rooms and Units Available:

Blue king/twin
The Blue room has King extra length size bed or 2 extra length single beds. En suite bathroom with oval bath and separate shower. Air con. Coffee/tea facilities, microwave ovens, mini bar fridges, Air con. Flat screen TV's (DSTVand free Wi-fi.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Floral King/Twin
Floral room has king or twin beds - full en suite bathroom - mountain views. All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities, microwave ovens, mini bar fridges, Flat screen TV's (DSTV) and free Wi-fi. Air con. 1 single bed can be added for 3rd person
Sleeps 2 Adults

Garden Twin/King
King or twin beds plus 1 single bed - 1 extra single bed can be added to the room. 6 seater bar area and- access to pool and garden patios. All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities, microwave ovens, mini bar fridges and free Wi-Fi.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

Leopard 2 dbl beds
2 Double beds in Leopard room - Suitable for families to share - full en suite bathroom. Access to pool patio- mountain views - All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities, microwave ovens, mini bar fridges, Flat screen TV's (DSTV) and free Wi-Fi. Air con.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Mt.View King/Twin
Mt View Room has 1 king or twin beds - en suite bathroom with shower/bath - couch in room to view mountain views. Air-conditioner. We can an add single bed for extra person
Sleeps 2 Adults

Protea - Dbl
The Protea room has a double bed with en suite shower bathroom. Air con. Free Wi-fi, Flat screen TV (DSTV) and IPod docking station.
Sleeps 2 Adults

River King
King size extra length bed with separate en suite bathroom with shower over bath. Access to pool and garden - pool views. Air con, Micro Wave, tea/coffee making facilities, bar fridge, DSTV and Free Wi-Fi.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Savanah Suite - Twin/King
Savanah Suite has 2 single beds which can be converted to 1 King size bed We can add 2 extra single beds to lounge/study if required - this room has en suite shower only. Access to private garden with outside table. Microwave oven, air con, Tea/coffee
Sleeps 3 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Wine Tasting
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed


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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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM