About Riverside Estates
Birdsong at sunrise. Walking through the garden, the grass still moist with dew. Coffee and freshly-baked croissants in the breakfast room. Sundowners at the poolside after another lovely day. These are the things you will experience at Riverside Estates, a uniquely beautiful holiday, conference and function venue in Hout Bay, Cape Town. An up market guest house venue, with sixteen stylishly decorated rooms, three swimming pools, a Cape Dutch Manor house, an elegant function venue. A tranquil, family-friendly holiday venue on a spreading, 5-acre garden.
Time is always precious, and the traveller - whether a businessman or holidaymaker - needs an accommodation venue which is comfortable and customer orientated. That's exactly what we offer - holiday and business accommodation in Hout Bay, Cape Town, uniquely geared to the needs of our guests. Guests start the day in the breakfast room, which overlooks the main garden area, and end it with a nightcap in the pub, built around a fireplace for the winter nights.
Facilities include a sunlit garden gazebo, three swimming pools and sixteen en-suite double rooms, each one individually decorated and furnished, and comfortably equipped. Each room has DSTV, wireless internet access and a coffee station. Various accommodation options include:
• The Manor House (Lothlorien) which has both luxury and standard rooms (some with Juliette balconies
• Paddock Lodge with three luxury bedrooms
• Three Studio apartments called Paddock Loft, Orchid Studio & River Cottage. These studios each have one bedroom and are fully equipped for self catering
• Tree House, a two-bedroomed chalet overlooking the mountain stream, with open plan lounge and fully-equipped, self-catering kitchen, with its own private swimming pool
Weddings and Conferences
Amidst the natural beauty of the Hout Bay Valley, our wedding facilities include a Cape Dutch function hall which comfortably seats 120 guests, a garden gazebo ideal for wedding ceremonies, and a 6-bedroom manor house where family and guests can sleep on the eve of the wedding.
Facilities at Riverside include a conference facility which seats up to 120 people, secretarial, fax and telephone facilities, free internet (Wi-Fi) as well as a restaurant and bar.
We're also able to host other celebrations and occasions - birthdays, corporate functions, film shoots and promotional launches. The tranquil stream, a terraced formal garden and a rose flanked gazebo are perfect for any occasion. Our standards of individualised and excellence apply to all our functions.
Activities nearby include a walk or drive up Chapman’s Peak Drive, spectacular beaches, hiking trails, a working fishing harbour, a yacht marina, game fishing, seal island trips, charter boats, The World of Birds, The Clay Café, museums, curio shops, art galleries, whale and dolphin watching (seasonal), Mariner’s Wharf, horse riding and township tours.
Hout Bay is twenty-five minutes from central Cape Town, thirty minutes from Cape Town International Airport, conveniently close to golf courses, wine estates and shopping malls. Hout Bay is a coastal town with majestic views, outdoor adventures, restaurants, and everything needed for a perfect holiday or productive business trip.