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"Riverside Cottage is the best kept secret" -guest

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"Riverside Cottage is the best kept secret" -guest

Entire guest house
1 guest1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bathroom
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
16 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Val is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Riverside Cottage is situated in a beautiful, tranquil, leafy upmarket suburb between the stream and the mountain. Ideal for a business traveler or single adventurer. Enjoy a tranquil walk, jog or picnic along the stream. Cottagy, comfortable, neat, fully equipped + well situated. Fibre + DSTV. Close to UCT, Vineyard Hotel Conference Centre, Constantia Wine Valley, many fine restaurants, Cavendish Mall and Kirstenbosch Gardens. 20 min uber ride from airport or V+A Waterfront (traffic depending).


Cable TV
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 single bed


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom



60 reviews
Terance User Profile
September 2019
Val’s place is really special to stay over. She creates a personal touch and makes you feel very special there. Private and well located. A highly rated spot
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Response from Val:
Thank you, Terance.
September 2019
Jeremy User Profile
August 2019
A perfect home away from home in a gorgeous setting. It has everything needed for a short stay by a single traveller.
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Response from Val:
So pleased that you were so comfortable . Great hosting you.
August 2019
Kinny User Profile
August 2019
A wonderful, beautiful space.
Mika User Profile
April 2019
Very nice place, neat and homey. Val was an amazing host.
Val User Profile
Response from Val:
So glad to hear that Pierre 'thoroughly enjoyed his stay' . He was a pleasure to host.
April 2019
Leon User Profile
April 2019
Val is a superb host, she is extremely friendly, and went out of her way to make me feel comfortable during my stay. Thank you once again Val, for hosting me!!! The garden cottage is in a prime location, with easy access to the big attractions. The cottage is really nicely…
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Response from Val:
Thank you Leon for these kind words: “Thanks again Val for hosting me over the Easter Weekend. I couldn’t have asked for a better host. Your hospitality was really amazing and I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Hopefully I will be able to visit again in the near future. Thank You,…
April 2019
Lindi User Profile
April 2019
Val's cottage was absolutely stunning, comfortable and beautifully furnished. The location is central, the neighborhood is safe and has some great running/walking paths along the river and I felt 100% safe in the area and in the cottage. The kitchenette is well equipped,…
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Response from Val:
Hi Val, Thank you so much for letting me stay in your beautiful cottage, its stunning and I was so happy to see how well equipped your kitchenette was. Made it so easy for me to whip up a quick meal. The garden was beautiful and the location was so central. I felt 100% safe at…
April 2019
Julie User Profile
April 2019
Val is a very friendly and helpful host. She had tea ready when I arrived fairly late and sorted out the wifi problem very swiftly. The cottage is small but perfectly kitted out. The area is nice for a walk along the river, and very close to Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden and…

Hosted by Val

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in December 2016
Val User Profile
170 Reviews
Val is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2PM - 9PM
Checkout: 10AM
2PM - 9PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children (2-12 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events