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Boord Guest House is located next to a park and just 0.7 mi away from the historic Dorp Street in Stellenbosch. It offers an outdoor pool, garden and a covered BBQ terrace.

Some of the rooms feature a log fireplace to warm up the wintry nights. The studios are decorated in warm and natural colors. Each has a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe, free WiFi, a kitchenette and a dining area. Some rooms offer air-conditioning.

A full English breakfast is served every morning. For lunch and dinner, a number of restaurants can be found within 1.2 mi radius.

The Danie Craven Stadium is 1.9 mi from the guest house and Stellenbosch University is 8 minutes' drive away. The R44 highway is within 1,150 feet and the beach at Strand is 11 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Boord Guest House has been welcoming guests since Feb 14, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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  • The staff speaks English
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Hosted by Sherry Hoogenhout (Owner & Manager)

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Sherry Hoogenhout (Owner & Manager)
We are in a small cul de sac, but conveniently close to the R44, which means you escape the traffic nightmare and parking problems of central Stellenbosch and you can get on with your day. We are adjacent to two large parks where you can unwind or go for a little stretch and jog before breakfast. Boord Guest House has 2 pages on FACEBOOK: One under its own name and one under When you live in Stellenbosch. You are cordially invited to join both to stay in touch :-) Gin &Tonic, Maam? We are now licensed to offer our valued guests alcoholic beverages @ our new bar:GRAPEVINE. Wine& beer,etc will make your stay even more memorable :-)
I am interested in travel, in people and in history. I was born in the Kalahari Desert and I attended the universities of Stellenbosch, Johannesburg and UNISA where I obtained two different Bachelor degrees, an Honours degree and a Masters degree.
Here is a list of things to do and places to go in our neighbourhood: 1. World-Famous Wine Route on our doorstep. 2. Numerous World-Famous Cape beaches less than an hour away: some only 20 min. 3. Stellenbosch Dorp Street and a historic town centre are just down the road. 4. Outdoor activities such as golfing, hiking, biking, mountain climbing, etc, are all nearby.
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Mediclinic Stellenbosch
    0.4 miles
  • Paul Roos Markotter Stadium
    0.5 miles
  • Oom Samie se Winkel
    0.7 miles
  • Toy Museum Stellenbosch
    0.8 miles
  • Die Dorpstraat Art Gallery
    0.9 miles
  • African Art Boutique Stellenbosch
    0.9 miles
  • P.J. Olivier Art Centre
    0.9 miles
  • Stellenbosch Warrior Toy Museum
    0.9 miles
  • De Wet Centre
    0.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Volkskombuis
    0.8 miles
  • Restaurant Gino
    1.1 miles
  • Restaurant Fat Butcher
    1.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Blaauklippen Estate
    1.8 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Post Card Cafe
    5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Babylonstoren
    14.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Stellenbosch University
    1.3 miles
  • Asara Wine Estate
    2.4 miles
  • Jonkershoek Nature Reserve
    4.8 miles
  • Heidelberg Golf Club
    6.9 miles
  • Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons
    9.7 miles
  • Simonsvlei Wines
    11.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Stellenberg
    1.9 miles
  • Mountain Simonsberg
    6.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Strand
    11.8 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Sea Point
    30.4 miles
  • River Eersterivier
    0.2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Stellenbosch Train Station
    0.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cape Town International Airport
    14.8 miles
How to get to Boord Guest House from Cape Town International Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Boord Guest House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Plunge pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules Boord Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
ZAR 440 per child, per night
2 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 440 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Boord Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this hotel does not accept Visa Debit Cards.
Pets are allowed only in the room Deluxe Quadruple Room with Patio
One Dog per person policy
Makes sure to attend your pet at all times.
No Pets allowed on the furniture
Must bring your own bowl and bed.
Any damages cause by Pets will be charged.
Pets are free to stay.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Boord Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.