In the 'hood, Stellenbosch as a destination

The beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, roughly an hour from Cape Town, lies surrounded by the Stellenbosch Mountains in the Jonkershoek River Valley in one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape. The second oldest town in South Africa has fondly been called ‘Eikestad’ or city of oaks and its streets are lined with some of the most beautiful surviving examples of Cape Dutch, Georgian ... cont.

17 Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Bonne Esperance Guest Lodge

From Cape Town, via the N2 Highway:
Leave Cape Town along Foreshore, either taking Eastern Boulevard or top-end of City, along De Waal Drive to connect with N2, in the direction of Airport / Somerset West. Continue along N2, where Cape Town International Airport off- / on-ramps joins N2, in the direction Somerset West.

From Cape Town International Airport, via the N2 Highway:
If leaving Airport for Stellenbosch, head for N2 and take off-ramp, in direction Somerset West.

Take Exit # 33 (R310 or Baden Powell Drive) and turn left at traffic halt, in the direction of Stellenbosch. Continue on the R310 for approx 15km, until T-junction (you will have passed Spier Estate 3km back). Turn right in the direction Stellenbosch, traveling a further 4km, through a set of traffic lights, over a railway bridge and onto a 2nd set of traffic lights. Turn right at this junction, into Dorp Street. Continue along Dorp Street and at the top one is forced into a sharp right-hand bend. On rounding this bend take 1st left into The Avenue (there are houses on your left and the Eerste River on your right). Continue up The Avenue for about 200m and turn 1st left, into Neethling Street. Continue along Neethling for approx 150m where it intersects with Van Riebeeck Street. Bonne Esperance is on this corner. Turn right into our off-street parking (on Neethling Street).

Amenities in the area

  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Business Services (1 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Pharmacy (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Filling Station (1.3 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1.5 km)
  • Train Station (2 km)
  • Airport (30 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Wine tasting

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