Riversong Guest House  Verified Listing

Southern Suburbs Cape Town Newlands Cape Town Western Cape South Africa

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Selected DSTV Channels
Breakfast included
Bath towels
Electric Blankets
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Swimming Pool
Cleaning service
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
24hr Security
Safety Deposit Box
Airport Transfers
Bar fridge
Ceiling fans
Child friendly
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Mini Bar
No smoking
Serviced Daily
Street Parking
Tea and coffee facilities

Conveniently situated in the Southern Suburbs, Riversong is an ideal base for the discerning business person or holiday maker who is looking for more than a hotel room. Large elegantly furnished rooms with en suite bathrooms. All Rooms have semi self-catering facilities (microwave and toaster) and are suitable for long stay guests. Plunge pool with garden that backs onto the Liesbeek River. AA Great Food Award 2008. AA Great Team Award 2009. Finalist in AA 2014 Best Guest house Award.
Trip Advisor Cert. of Excellence 2013/14.

In Room Facilities:

The elegantly stylish, spacious en suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, DSTV decoders, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, tea and coffee making facilities, microwave ovens, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets and fans, fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios, hot water bottles, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, Pool towels and chocolates. Free Wireless internet and every extra you would expect from a four-star award winning establishment. Full Breakfast service. Mr Delivery and Butler's Pizza menu's in rooms. Walking distance to many restaurants and fast food outlets. Dinner on request.

Area Information:

Riversong is short walk from Newlands Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square Mall, Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around Newlands Village.

10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools.

20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches.

Riversong is a popular choice for local and overseas guests, some of them celebratory Sporting and TV personalities.

Property Facilities:

Shuttle service with many local taxis.

Local tour booking service and advice with registered tour guide.

Small conference facilities (10 to 15 persons)
Guest laptop in lounge area and business service.

ADT security with Meet and Greet service.

Breakfast served - Mr Delivery service for dinner and lunch.

Plunge pool with Virgin Active Gym walking distance.

Laundry service.

Remedial Massage in the comfort of your room.

Let us organize your tours around the Cape.

We have “off street parking” and "on the street parking". “Off Street Parking” is offered to guests on a first request basis. “On street parking” is monitored by ADT Security Company 24 hours a day.


Great venue for:
1. Business - long or short stays (Microwave ovens, laundry service, DSTV and Free Wi-Fi. 5 garage parking bays and 4 off street parking bays.
2. Local and Overseas visitors - we can organize all your tours. 15 to 20 minutes to all major tourist attractions.
3. Rugby and cricket fans - walking distance to stadium.
4. Two Oceans Runners - roll out of bed and you are at the start of the race cnr. Dean and Main Roads.
5. Water polo trips held at SACS Schools.
6. Swimming championships at Newlands pool
7. Conferences held at Vineyard Hotel or in area
8. Overseas family visiting family in the area
9. Family weddings and occasions in area
10. Longs staying guests attending courses or working in the area for short periods.
11. Guests attending the many local hospitals
12. Mothers visiting/booking children into UCT and colleges.


Extra Info

Property Type Guest House
Conditions Show
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Moderate
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots, Wedding
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Carol Reed Irishzimbabwe
01 April 2014

I cannot rate this B&B highly enough! Nothing was too much trouble for the owner and her staff. I will definitely recommend to my friends, and will be back next time I'm in Cape Town. Thank you so much to the whole team. Carol Reed

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jo Bleach
01 April 2009

This is an ideal alternative to a hotel. Staff are friendly and its very central. Ideal location for the Rugby.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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21 October 2019

Love the area!

Superb. 5 out of 5