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About Riverside Estates

Birdsong at sunrise and walking through the garden while the grass is still moist with dew. Coffee and freshly-baked croissants in the breakfast room with sundowners at the poolside after another lovely day. These are the things you will experience at Riverside Estates.

We offer a uniquely beautiful holiday, conference and function venue in Hout Bay. It is an upmarket guest house venue with 16 stylishly decorated rooms, three swimming pools, a Cape Dutch manor house and an elegant function venue.

Facilities include a sunlit garden gazebo, three swimming pools and 16 en-suite double rooms. Each room has DStv, wireless Internet access and a coffee station. Various accommodation options include The Manor House, Paddock Lodge and the three studio apartments. There is also the Tree House, which is a two-bedroom chalet overlooking the mountain stream. It has an open-plan lounge and a fully equipped, self-catering kitchen with its own private swimming pool.

Hout Bay is 25 minutes from central Cape Town and 30 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. It is conveniently close to golf courses, wine estates and shopping malls. This coastal town offers majestic views, outdoor adventures, restaurants and everything needed for a perfect holiday or productive business trip. Riverside Estates also has a wedding and function hall capable of seating 120 people and serves as a special conference and team building venue.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 41 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 36
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Riverside Estates

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Gareth Morgan, South Africa
31 December 2014

We had an incredible stay at Riverside Estates. The staff were professional and very helpful. Our room was spacious and cool. I highly recommend a stay here.

Roger Larsson, Sweden
09 March 2014

Lovely location and facilities. Very good service and very nice hospitality. When returning to Hout Bay, we will stay there again.

Eduard Botha, South Africa
03 January 2014

We had the opportunity to stay at this lovely establishment for a week in December 2013. This was the perfect start to our holidays with excellent hosts. We enjoyed the beautiful swimming pools and delicious breakfasts. So much to do near Riverside Estates it is highly recommended. We enjoyed having the 3 beautiful dogs around. Jag is adorable.

Anonymous, South Africa
11 January 2011

Very spacious and beautiful guest house. The staff are quite friendly and always think for your convenience. In addition, breakfast is totally beyond my expectation! My family love it very much.

Martin Walker, United Kingdom
17 April 2008

Where to begin ? We arrived VERY LATE (after a delayed flight) to be greeted by Monica and James, welcomed and taken to our beautiful Cape Dutch room. Thelocation was superb, apart from a few noisy neighbours at World Of Birds ! - andthe wedding of our niece Claudia Mitchell on 5 April in the grounds was fantastic.We stayed nine nights in all, and during that time nothing was too much troublefor any of the staff, who were always smiling and looked to be enjoying their work.Monica 2 in the office was also very helpful when we had some problems locating the bride's mother urgently when caterin...
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Riverside Estates Map

Riverside Estates is 2.6km from the centre of Hout Bay , the nearest airport 26.7km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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