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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 around the trendy Newlands Village.

It is 10 minutes from the University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Kelvin Grove, Great Westerford, the Baxter Theatre, leading hospitals and schools. It is a 20-minute drive from the airport, city centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches. Friendly hospitality and attention to detail makes Riversong a popular choice for local and overseas guests.

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.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Bed and Breakfast
  • Sleeps: 47
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • Portfolio Collection
  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Superior
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Leopard Room 2 dbl beds - Large luxury - quadruple Leopard Room 2 dbl beds - Large luxury - quadruple Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B 2 Double beds in Leopard room - Suitable for families to share - full en suite bathroom. Access to pool patio- mountain... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views see more Twin beds, Double beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Satellite TV, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views
    • Adults
      • Savanah Suite - Twin or King - Med Lux - quadruple Savanah Suite - Twin or King - Med Lux - quadruple Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B 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... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Single beds, Garden views see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower only, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms
        • Adults
          • Floral room King or Twin - Med. Luxury - double Floral room King or Twin - Med. Luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Floral room has king or twin beds - full en suite bathroom - mountain views. All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities,... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Upstairs, Single beds see more King beds, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Upstairs, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer
            • Adults
              • Mountain View Room - twin or king - Large - triple Mountain View Room - twin or king - Large - triple Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B Mt View Room has 1 king or twin beds - en suite bathroom with shower/bath - couch in room to view mountain views.... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Mountain views, Single beds see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Mountain views, Single beds, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, River views, Swimming pool views
                • Adults
                  • Blue Room - king or twin - Med Luxury - double Blue Room - king or twin - Med Luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The Blue room has King extra length size bed or 2 extra length single beds. En suite bathroom with oval bath and separa... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, En-suite, Upstairs, Air-Conditioning, Fan see more King beds, DStv, En-suite, Upstairs, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views
                    • Adults
                      • Garden Room twin or King - Large Luxury - triple Garden Room twin or King - Large Luxury - triple Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B 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... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Swimming pool views
                        • Adults
                          • River Room King bed - small luxury - double River Room King bed - small luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B King size extra length bed with separate en suite bathroom with shower over bath. Access to pool and garden - pool view... see more Features:  King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Mountain views, Balcony/patio see more King beds, DStv, En-suite, Shower over bath, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, River views, Swimming pool views
                            • Adults
                              • Protea room - Dbl Bed - Small luxury - double Protea room - Dbl Bed - Small luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B The Protea room has a double bed with en suite shower bathroom. Air con. Free Wi-fi, Flat screen TV (DSTV) and IPod... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Air-Conditioning see more Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Air-Conditioning, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, City views
                                • Adults
                                  • Blue Room - king or twin - Med Luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B The Blue room has King extra length size bed or 2 extra length single beds. En suite bathroom with oval bath and separa... see more
                                    • Adults
                                      • Floral room King or Twin - Med. Luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B Floral room has king or twin beds - full en suite bathroom - mountain views. All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities,... see more
                                        • Adults
                                          • Floral room King or Twin - Med. Luxury - triple Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B Floral room has king or twin beds - full en suite bathroom - mountain views. All our rooms have coffee/tea facilities,... see more
                                            • Adults
                                              • Garden Room twin or King - Large Luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B 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... see more
                                                • Adults
                                                  • Garden Room twin or King - Large Luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B 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... see more
                                                    • Adults
                                                      • Leopard Room 2 dbl beds - Large luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B 2 Double beds in Leopard room - Suitable for families to share - full en suite bathroom. Access to pool patio- mountain... see more
                                                        • Adults
                                                          • Leopard Room 2 dbl beds - Large luxury - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B 2 Double beds in Leopard room - Suitable for families to share - full en suite bathroom. Access to pool patio- mountain... see more
                                                            • Adults
                                                              • Leopard Room 2 dbl beds - Large luxury - triple Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B 2 Double beds in Leopard room - Suitable for families to share - full en suite bathroom. Access to pool patio- mountain... see more
                                                                • Adults
                                                                  • Mountain View Room - twin or king - Large - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B Mt View Room has 1 king or twin beds - en suite bathroom with shower/bath - couch in room to view mountain views.... see more
                                                                    • Adults
                                                                      • Mountain View Room - twin or king - Large - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Mt View Room has 1 king or twin beds - en suite bathroom with shower/bath - couch in room to view mountain views.... see more
                                                                        • Adults
                                                                          • Protea room - Dbl Bed - Small luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B The Protea room has a double bed with en suite shower bathroom. Air con. Free Wi-fi, Flat screen TV (DSTV) and IPod... see more
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                                                                              • River Room King bed - small luxury - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B King size extra length bed with separate en suite bathroom with shower over bath. Access to pool and garden - pool view... see more
                                                                                • Adults
                                                                                  • Savanah Suite - Twin or King - Med Lux - single Sleeps 1 Includes: B & B 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... see more
                                                                                    • Adults
                                                                                      • Savanah Suite - Twin or King - Med Lux - double Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B 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... see more
                                                                                        • Adults
                                                                                          • Savanah Suite - Twin or King - Med Lux - triple Sleeps 3 Includes: B & B 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... see more
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                                                                                              Reviews for Riversong Guest House

                                                                                              7 guest reviews Reviews of

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                                                                                              Anonymous, South Africa
                                                                                              30 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 perfect place to relax, surrounded by beautiful greenery and a majestic mountain backdrop.The property is situated in a very convenient location, close to all local amenities including restaurants,...
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                                                                                              Len Henson, Australia
                                                                                              27 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---
                                                                                              25 March 2008

                                                                                              Had a great stay, lovely home from home, would definitely use again.

                                                                                              Fiona Jacoby, South Africa
                                                                                              09 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 girls in tow we could eat and go in our own time.

                                                                                              Mr Abotnes
                                                                                              14 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 presented itself, and also gave a very nice and friendly impression. The premises are impressive, both in color, maintenance, and furnishings. I was given the \Colonial Room\" which is facing the...
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                                                                                              Riversong Guest House is 7.2km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 15.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
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