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About Riversong Guest House

Riversong Guest House is a 4-Star boutique guest house in the heart of Newlands. It lies on the banks of the Liesbeek River and boasts panoramic views of Table Mountain. It is an ideal base for the discerning businessperson or holidaymaker looking for more than a hotel room.The gust house facilities include five garages and four off-street parking bays for the convenience of guests. The property is a short walk from Newlands Stadium, Cavendish Square, Claremont, the Vineyard Hotel, the Sports Science Institute and a Virgin Active Gym. There are many restaurants and pubs

Safari: We can book local safaris for you.

Beach: We are less that 25 minutes drive to stunning beaches in the area.

Spa: There are a number of spa's in the surrounding area. We will gladly book you an appointment.

Golf: There are a number of golf clubs in the surrounding area. We will gladly book golfing T-off times for you.

Wedding Venues: Our guest house is close to Vineyard Hotel where many weddings are held. We can accommodate family members attending weddings in the area.

Conference Venues: We have conference facilities for small conferences up to 15 people. All conference equipment needs to be supplied by the guests.

Family friendly: We offer family friendly rooms. The Leopard room has 2 double beds, The Mountain View room and Colonial rooms have inter leading doors. We can add 2 single beds to the Ethnic suite lounge. We have a high chair and camp cot.

Romantic: We can arrange flowers, Champers and chocolates for any special occasion. Book dinner and dance at Pigalle restaurant.

Covid Safety Approved: Guests must wear masks and must to sanitize their hands Guest screening document and temperature will be taken and recorded everyday Social distancing must be observed. 1.5m. Staff will deep clean all areas in the guest house continually

 Sleeps 53
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Reviews: 7 reviews


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anonymous, south africa
September 2014
On arrival we received a very warm and friendly welcoming from the staff who also ensured that we were comfortable and happy. The Guest house is neat, and has a homely but luxurious feel. We arrived in a cozy pre-heated room that had everything from coffee, tea and snacks to hair dryers and a stunning bathroom.From the balcony at our doorstep you’re overlooking the outside pool area which is the... Read more
len henson, australia
April 2011
We stayed there for the Two Oceans and what a pleasant surprise to be 500 m from the start! Winner was an absolute marvel, preparing breakfast for us at 5 am. Thank you again.
anonymous, ---not specified---
March 2008
Had a great stay, lovely home from home, would definitely use again.
fiona jacoby, south africa
February 2008
I loved the environment with the pool and access to the patio.Another plus was the freedom we had within the house i.e.use of the kitchen,storing all our shopping for university residence in the hallway etc!Position to all amenities was great as well.Loved the soooft bath towels!Very enjoyable stay and the fact that we did not have the breakfast option was to our advantage as with two teenage girl... Read more
mr abotnes
July 2007
Riversong Guest House is situated in Newlands, Cape Town, an area of town with nice homes and houses, if you are able to see through the wall fence. So also with Riversong Guest House. Its relatively anonymous outside does not bare any evidence of what will be revealed on the inside. Once I entered I was approached by the owner Mrs. McManus, which immediately gave a very good impression. The staff... Read more


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Snack/CafEn'
  • Bathrobe
  • Breakfast
  • Business Center
  • Central location
  • Fridge
  • Iron and board
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • House Keeping
  • Mini fridge
  • Minibar
  • Patio
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Shuttle service
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
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Riversong Guest House location

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Riversong Guest House is 1.4km from the centre of Newlands , the nearest airport 15.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
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