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    Our home, your home in the heart of Stellenbosch
  • Our home, your home in the heart of Stellenbosch
  • "We got the power!" Renewable energy at Bonne Esperance Boutique Guest House and Studio Apartments
Our Home, Your Home in the Heart of Stellenbosch

Our home is your home in the heart of Stellenbosch. Look no further for the perfect stay at this landmark Stellenbosch property in the Cape Winelands, South Africa. Classic meets contemporary at this elegant Victorian villa set in a landscaped English garden. With a history spanning over a century and a recent major revamp - Bonne Esperance Boutique Guest House is the epitome of modern luxury combined with the charm of historic Stellenbosch. We are also located on the best corner in town and within 500 m easy walking distance from the town center and Stellenbosch University. We pride ourselves in our truly South-African hospitality, giving recommendations, and meeting your needs - leaving you plenty of time for moments to reset your senses and experience joy. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, we look forward to creating a unique experience for you here in our home.

Bonne Esperance Boutique Guest House and Studio Apartments are powered by solar energy and battery back-up.

Leisure travellers

  • Short walking distance to the historic core of Stellenbosch
  • Modern luxuries in every room (USB charging stations, heated towel rails, Nespresso machines)
  • Abundant a la carte breakfast served on veranda with garden view  
  • Personalised guest service with tailored day trip recommendations 

Business travellers

  • Fast and free WIFI
  • Desk in every room
  • Ideally located, easy walking distance (500 m) from the University of Stellenbosch, STIAS conference centre, Coetzenburg sports grounds and central CBD
  • Early breakfast from 7:00
  • Early and late check-in by prior arrangement
  • Meeting room
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Guest Reviews

  • Excellent

    This is the second time that I've stayed at this hotel and everything has been wonderful. It's a quiet neighborhood across the street from the Botanical Garden, yet it's a five minute walk into the center of Stellenbosch. The property itself is a comfortable B&B with every detail considered, but overall it's the staff who make every stay there a memorable one


    Kansas City

  • A little piece of paradise!My husband & I stayed at Bonne Esperance & had a wonderful time. Not only are the staff extremely friendly & welcoming, but our room was also beautiful (deluxe with balcony), the breakfast delicious & the location superb! We strolled the leafy streets of Stellenbosch & explored the town on foot - everything is a few minutes walk away!We will highly recommend a stay at... Read this review

    Liselle Raath

  • We had an overall very nice and relaxing experience. Thank you. We will most certainly visit again.

    Joanne Turnbull

  • The staff are very friendly and helpful, making you feel at home.

    Albert Lee

Latest News

Load shedding, power outage, rolling black-out proof
"We got the power" - renewable energy at Bonne Esperance Guest House

Stay connected and don’t miss a beat when the lights go out. With all the preparation and expenditure that goes into a vacation, the last thing you need to be concerned about is sitting in a dark hotel room, hungry, and without Wi-Fi. From the middle of April 2023, Bonne Esperance Boutique Guest House and Studio Apartments will be completely operational during rolling blackouts (or load shedding as we call it in...

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What kind of Boscher are you?

What is a Boscher? Noun: A Stellenbosch connoisseur/addict/fan/buff Stellenbosch has a little something for everyone. That's what makes this such a beautiful town to live in or visit as often as possible. From food and wine to art and culture or the picturesque outdoors, there's something for everyone in warmhearted Stellenbosch.

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Stellenbosch Wine Bar Safari

New wine bars have mushroomed in the historic core of Stellenbosch in the last year. Each one is unique and in keeping with the "Think quality, drink Stellenbosch" mantra of Stellenbosch Wine Route. Bonne Esperance Guest House is ideally located on the perfect corner of Stellenbosch and all the wine bars are within easy walking distance. Treat your loved one and book a weekend getaway at Bonne Esperance Guest House.

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