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Bonne Esperance (Good Hope) in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on Mon April 6, 2020.

Our hearts go out to you amid the devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stellenbosch Triennale

Posted on Wed March 4, 2020 in Art Fundi.

Tomorrow there will be more of us.
11 February – 30 April 2020

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Renovation and Refurbishment

Posted on Mon November 11, 2019 in News, updates and useful information.

Bonne Esperance Guest House has gone through a huge transformation this past winter and we can proudly say that the outcome is even better than we anticipated. The beautiful Victorian Villa was built in 1907 and we decided that it was time for the grand old lady to get a makeover.

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Renovation announcement

Posted on Wed May 8, 2019 in News, updates and useful information.

We are excited to announce that Bonne Esperance Guest House will be extensively renovated during the South African winter of 2019.

The beautiful Victorian Villa was built in 1907 and with the utmost care we will renovate the bathrooms and add balconies to the courtyard rooms to create a more contemporary feel. The vision of the architect, Lienkie Troskie from VIZI architects, is to create a harmonious flow between the historic and the contemporary but still see a distinct difference so one can identify what was built in which era.

Two new rooms will be added in the roof space of the 1960's part of the building with balconies that will have vistas from Bothmaskop to Stellenbosch mountain. All the bathrooms will be updated with walk-in showers and contemporary bathroom fittings and the rooms will be redecorated through a collaboration of Annemien Kotzé, the co-owner, and Jill Julies from Supreme Upholstery. The photographs on the website of the Classic rooms are examples of what the new rooms will look like.

We will keep our guests and followers updated on social media on the progress, so please watch this space and like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.

We look forward to welcoming you to the new and improved Bonne Esperance Guest House.

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The Best Gardens in Stellebosch

Posted on Thu April 11, 2019 in Nature Lover.

The turning of the season is a beautiful time of year to explore all the beauty that gardens in Stellenbosch have to offer. Some of our old favourites are featured below.

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