All Comments for Zen Tree B&B

Reviews 33 of 33
Juanita Evertse, South Africa - 23 December 2016
The room was nice and neat and owners were friendly. Unfortunately the TV channels were unclear and we needed to walk up and down stairs to channel the DSTV channels. Maybe the owners should think of at least having tea/coffee facilities in the room or some glasses for water/cooldrink. Personally I think the rates are a bit high as the accommodation felt more like a luxury backpackers lodge - rooms with a kitchen and Braai facilities to share.

Establishment's Response:
We apologize for the unclear TV channels. We have a fully equipped kitchen for the use of our guests. We provide free coffee, tea, milk and sugar to all our guests in the kitchen. We do make it clear that we have shared facilities. We could have re-adjusted the TV channels and show her again where all the glasses and crockery are kept if only this had been brought to our attention during their stay. As for having coffee/tea in the bedrooms, this is a strict NO. This in the first place is unhygienic, attracts cockroaches and invariably get spilled on our bedding. We have no fewer than three separate areas for guests to privately enjoy their drinks. What you see on the websites is what you get and it is the client’s prerogative to accept or decline any quotation.
Barend Esterhuizen, South Africa - 18 October 2016
Accommodation was perfect and the communication and service professional. We had a wonderful stay and highly recommend it. Errol was very helpful.
Leza van Heerden, South Africa - 04 July 2016
We only stayed 1 night, but everything was great!
Adeline Schlebusch, South Africa - 18 March 2015
The rooms are very neat, clean and well presented. The owners are friendly and helpful. We were however very disappointed with the area where the guesthouse was situated. As we unfamiliar with the area we would not know what are the more industrial area or more CBD area. This should, perhaps be indicated on the website.
Not impressed on certain things
Andre de Jongh, South Africa - 20 September 2014
First of all let's start with the positives, I found the room itself to be nice and tidy. Perfect for one or two persons sharing. The negatives: first of all the animals, not everyone are animal lovers but there were 2 dogs left to roam around outside that would jump on you and won't stop. I wasn't a fan of the sharing of the lounge area and kitchen, and there was no privacy at all. The "view" which was supposed to be of the mountain from the room, wasn't really a view as it was blocked mostly by houses. the TV in the actual room we stayed wasn't really good and didn't have much channels, so couldn't watch much TV in private. The landlords were a bit too nosy for myself and my companion. They kept on asking how long we going to be when leaving the place to go sight see etc and made us uncomfortable since that is our business. The lady asked my companion if she wants to buy clothes and what I heard was a bit forceful about that after my companion looked at the clothes and said "no thank you". Lastly as we were leaving there were 3 cars parked outside, we came with 2 cars and were going out with one car to go sight see. We were then asked to leave the cars (with people we just met) to move the car at will and if they go out then they will leave the keys with the neighbor (who we never met before). Needless to say we weren't impressed on that.
Lovely BnB
debbie gray, South Africa - 17 June 2014
We had a lovely stay at ZenTree. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very clean. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay there again
Elise Hofmeyr, South Africa - 30 May 2014
We enjoyed our stay. Our host was most helpful and friendly. Everything was perfect. I can recommend Zen Tree.
paola vignani, South Africa - 26 May 2014
I enjoyed my overnight staying a lot, everything was perfect, new, clean and well equipped in the room as well as the communal kitchen and lounge. The hosts were friendly and helpful. Will come back again!
Daniel Bell, South Africa - 23 December 2013
Clean and tasteful accommodation. Friendly service and assistance from our host and hostess was much appreciated. The parking/reception area does not do justice to an otherwise stunning establishment.
Enjoyed it
malinda malinda, South Africa - 07 April 2013
We enjoyed our stay so much , very comfortable, clean and upmarket guesthouse. The tariffs are affordable and the hosts so friendly and helpful.Well equipped. Thank you we will definitely stay over again in Zen Tree.
Very comfortable and great host
Rochelle Venter, South Africa - 20 March 2013
We had a very pleasant stay at Zen Tree B+B. The host (Nora) was extremely accommodating and waited for us until after midnight to check-in. The neighbourhood is not great and parking is limited, but the interior is beautiful and very clean. The B+B is located close to most of the major wine farms and wedding venues. The bed was very comfortable and provided a good night's rest. We felt at home at Zen Tree and will recommend it to anyone wishing to stay in comfort at a very reasonable rate.
Treated more as family friends than guests
Robert Colvin, England - 15 March 2013
Very friendly hosts offered plentiful advice on local wine tasting and restaurants. Spacious self-catered, self-contained apartment with wonderful views of surrounding mountains.
Mooie B&B
KRISTOF WAELKENS, Belgium - 21 December 2012
Mooie B&B in een minder aantrekkelijk deel van Paarl. Zeer behulpzame eigenaars, jammer dat er geen ontbijt voorzien is.
Zen Tree
Glyn Balkwill, South Africa - 12 November 2012
Clean, comfortable accommodation with friendly people.
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George Leggett, South Africa - 29 October 2012
A really enjoyable experience for all of us, self, wife daughter & granddaughter. Errol & Nora van den Hoeven are a charming couple and did everything possible to make our stay a pleasant and memorable one. The B&B is beautifully appointed and I have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone visiting the area.
Very pleasant
Doreen Seaborne, South Africa - 02 October 2012
We had a pleasant stay. The accommodation is very nice, rooms are beautifully decorated and clean. The owners were friendly and helpful.
Zen Tree Boland bo!
Jumbo Marais, Namibia - 23 August 2012
Ons wil net sê baie dankie vir die verblyf, gasvryheid en die netheid van die kamers by Zen Tree. Dis goed gelee,en dus die moeite werd vir jou geld. Indien enige iemand in die Paarl is en n ordentlike blyplek soek,dan kan ek Zen Tree vir u met graagte aanbeveel. Julle sien my gewis weer as ek in die Paarl is.
Thank you
Whinlen Petersen, South Africa - 14 May 2012
Just a beautiful place! Enjoyed the luxury of the whole place!
Thank you
Andrea Hundermark, South Africa - 26 March 2012
We were so impressed by this. Really pleasant self-catering accommodation. It was the cleanest place I think we have ever stayed in and our hostess, Nora, made us feel so welcome - thank you!
Sandra Amm, South Africa - 26 March 2012
We had a wonderful stay at Zen Tree! The rooms were stunning and our hosts were very friendly and accommodating. I would highly recommend the accommodation!!
Very nice lodge
Heribert Prior, Germany - 18 March 2012
Eine neu eingerichtete, sehr gepflegte und äußerst gastfreundliche Lodge. Sehr aufmerksame Gastgeber, die alles tun, damit der Gast sich wohlfühlt. Sehr zu empfehlen.
Stay at Zen Tree B&B
Jacques Rossouw, South Africa - 27 February 2012
We had a lovely weekend breakaway at this beautiful and stylishly decorated house. The owners made us feel right at home. Breakfast is a must! We will certainly revisit Zen Tree in the near future.
Thank you
legasa mashoro, South Africa - 30 January 2012
We received excellent service indeed.
Helmien Gous, South Africa - 17 January 2012
We had an excellent stay at Zen Tree. Everything was neat as a pin. We will gladly recommend Zen Tree to anybody visiting Paarl. The van der Hoevens are friendly, well-organized people who really made us feel at home.
Clean and neat
Pierre steyn, South Africa - 06 January 2012
Dit was baie skoon en netjies. Alles wat jy nodig het is daar. Ek sal weer van Zen Tree gebruik maak. It was very clean and neat. Everything you need is provided. I will make use of Zen Tree again.
Ali Su Smith, South Africa - 05 December 2011
Accommodation is clean and comfortable, new and fresh with tasteful contemporary décor. What you see is what you get which is great and just what you need for a good night's rest. And lastly (and most importantly), it's affordable.
Simply excellent!
Maria Martin, Spain - 03 December 2011
In addition to offering a great room at very affordable prices (rooms are exactly as shown in the website pictures), the owners delighted us with their hospitality! This B&B is run by an electric family that looks after all your requests with friendliness. Rooms are comfortable and clean.
Keith Berning, South Africa - 15 May 2011
We did enjoy our stay at Zen Tree. Charming hosts.
Very Good
Daleen Dudley, South Africa - 09 May 2011
Beautifully decorated. Very good breakfast and lots of information from the host on activities in the area.
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Keith Barbier, South Africa - 31 March 2011
Wonderful, wonderful. Very friendly people and a lovely place to stay.
Wonderful experience
Qaanita Hassiem, South Africa - 22 March 2011
We had an amazing experience at the B&B. It has an intimate and homely feel but with a contemporary look. Completely eco-friendly with lots of beautiful greenery. It was spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. The towels are amazing! The breakfast was lovely and so was the chat with the host. All in all this was a wonderful experience.
Charming hosts
Sabine Reichmann, Zimbabwe - 02 March 2011
We had a lovely four night stay at family-run Zen Tree. Very welcoming and supportive hosts! The view from the balcony was stunning. Thanks very much for adding to a great time in the wine lands.
Lovely time
Liza Dunbar, South Africa - 21 December 2010
We had a lovely time at Zen Tree. Our hosts went out of their way to be accommodating, and the cottage was a delight - bright, modern and beautifully furnished. We left as new friends and with a handful of produce from their own garden. Will definitely be back!

Zen Tree B&B
If you wish to experience genuine South African hospitality, yet you require all modern amenities, then you have found your home away from home. In the evening, you will witness an enchanting sunset over the mountains, and if you are lucky, enough you will spot an eerie full moon rising from behind the jagged peaks in the east.

This hidden gem features three spacious rooms, each equipped with an en-suite bathroom and television. Two of the rooms also have private balconies. The communal full-service kitchen, lounge, and outdoor patio contribute to the comfort of guests. Located in beautiful town of Paarl, just a short drive from Cape Town, this tranquil retreat will capture your heart.