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Pleasure to visit
Rondebosch is not too far from major attractions. It has easy access to major routes in area.
Sherwin Leaf
South Africa

The best place to stay!
I LOVE Rondebosch! I have lived here for 61 years! As a destination for visitors, it is central to everything. 10 minutes drive from the airport, 10 minutes drive to the City Centre and about 20 minutes to the nearest beaches. Rondebosch also offers easy access to the starts of many hikes in Cape Town. There are some wonderful restaurants in Rondebosch and it's just the best place to be if you are visiting Cape Town!
Wendy / Tracey Gibb
South Africa

Rondebosch revisited.
I grew up in Rondebosch and it was very interesting revisiting all the places that I had knew so well nearly 50 years on.
Janet Burns
South Africa

My thoughts about Rondebosch
What I like about Rondebosch is you can walk wherever you want during the day. Everyone is friendly and helpful. The town is clean, very different to Joburg.
Susanne Dallner
South Africa

From Company vegetable and fruit garden to much revered centre for academic excellence and a thriving residential suburb. It was Jan van Riebeeck who named the area behind Devil's Peak "Het Ronde Doornbosjen" after a round cluster of trees, possibly near a Khoi stockade, on the hillock where St. Paul's Church sits today. For many years the various peoples of the Cape followed a wagon track to these fertile lands, a track which amazingly lay much where Main Road is today. After van Riebeeck praised the areas potential for growing fruit and vegetables, nine of the "free burghers" in l657were...
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Enid Knight
South Africa

The leafy suburb of Rondebosch is very centrally situated and is about 20 minutes by car to the airport, the city and most major beaches. It was named “Ronde Doornbosien” after a clump of thorn bushes found by the Dutch at the time of Jan van Riebeeck. A great landmark is the Rondebosch common, a large green belt and National Monument boasting a number of unique species of indigenous plants. The common is enjoyed by many people for recreational walks or jogging. Victorian homes abound Rondebosch as well as many homes designed by the famous architect Sir Herbert Baker. Rondebosch is known...
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June Arderne

Rondebosch and Surrounds
Right below the University of Cape Town and Devil's Peak, lies a small gem of a village, unspoilt and vibrant! An outdoor market offering a wide variety of organic and biodynamic fresh produce as well as preserves, cheeses and hand made goods. Venue outside Rondebosch Library. Rondebosch is the most tranquil little pocket under the mountain's watchful eye, the energy is formidable, with fresh deli's and flat white coffees!It is right next to the world famous Newlands Rugby Stadium, Try it sometime!
kate rupprecht
South Africa

Rondebosch is a lovely area to stay in Cape Town.
Bernice Botha
South Africa

Rondebosch is very close to Cape Town, the V & A Waterfront, Seapoint, the airport and all shopping centers. Easy access to major highways.
Anwar Buckus
South Africa

Lovely Rondesbosch
Lovely warm and clean area to stay . Easy access to the airport and not far to all tourist attractions.
Janelle Govender
South Africa

Lovely area to stay in. Peaceful suburb, close to all amenities.
Faure Burger
South Africa

Beautiful and well established
A beautiful and serene suburb with an old world feeling.
Petro Lubbe
South Africa

I really liked the tranquility and being able to walk everywhere.
Nomaswazi Mlaba
South Africa