Rusticana B & B

Rusticana is an elegant and homely Guest House at the foot of the Magnificent Sleeping Beauty Mountain Peak.We have 29 rooms available in the form of Honeymoon / Double / Family / and Self Catering all with private entrances.Swimming pool situated next to an honesty bar; Braai facilities ; Satellite TV; Safe parking and Superb breakfast; SA Dinner available on request.We also have catering facilities for small functions up to 80 people, we specialize in great South African Food!The 'Sleeping Beauty' peak on the northern side of the towering Langeberg Mountains is a landmark that never fails to capture the imagination.

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Reviews

  • "Lovely owner"

    18 November 2018

    "Very friendly and accommodating owner, but they could improve by buying new sheets. It was washed out. The shower door is a bit broken, and not very clean and there was a cockroach running around while I tried to shower. They could also improve by adding tea and milk in the room.But for the one night we were there it was fine. Great location and friendly owner. If they just improved a few thing it could be a great place."

    Liani Malan
  • "Perfect stop"

    05 July 2018

    "Lovely and clean. Very quiet. Excellent value for money. Lovely hot water."

    Andrew Thackwray
  • "Superb host"

    16 April 2018

    "We were a large group and this place was ideal."

    Stewart Lombard
  • "Beautiful old house"

    18 March 2018

    "House and garden not well maintained. Rooms cheaply outfitted. Shower so dirty I wouldn't shower there, luckily we were there just for one night."

    Ansie Kotze
  • "Simple, clean accommodation."

    07 January 2018

    "Loved - good value for moneyImprovement - it lacked a few basic items (washing-up liquid, etc)"

    David Winter
  • "Delightful"

    04 December 2017

    "An old and well presented guest house / self catering in Riversdale. Perfect stop-over for investigating the stunning area. Easy access to the restaurants in the area, and a lovely drive to meet up with the R62, or continuing the journey to George/Cape Town."

    James Parrington
  • "Rusticana B&B"

    31 July 2017

    "Loved everything about this establishment. You can maybe look at putting up a door in the bathroom, as our room did not have a bathroom door. Everyone likes their privacy."

    Cherise Delport
  • "Compliment : Quality, Bedding and Towels Beds very comfortable. Fridge and TV"

    30 July 2017

    "Kitchen requires more working space, for a Self catering unit. No stove, so you are forced to Braai. Additional, Electricity Plugs. Crockery and Cutlery requires some upgrade. A coffee table would round off the setup, as there is not Table and Chairs in the Kitchen.Management to be available when guest check out, we slipped, the keys inside the Reception area at 10.00am when leaving. Called the Cellphone No 0834160670 @ 10.09am It is now 19.09pm Nobody has taken the time to call back, to confirm they have found the key lying in the entrance hall, or why we called.Pool area can be cleaned, water has not been cleaned for sometime.Wi-fi Code (No Wi-Fi passwords available in the Unit - Leave a printed Pamphlet in the rooms) if their is no one at Reception to answer Guest QuestionsDSTV - Satelite TV (Only had Chanel 1,2,3, eTV and a Christian Chanel"

    Prudence Mckie
  • "The friendliness of all staff"

    22 May 2017

    "Everything was fine. Room was very neat and comfortable and breakfast was outstanding."

    Mariaan Cronje
  • "The funeral we've attended"

    15 May 2017

    "The advertised picture is beautiful, but unfortunately it is misleading. We did not stay there, but at another house. The bedroom was neat and tidy. The kitchen is not equipped for self catering. Luckily we could buy foam cups, paper plates, an iron and a kettle, but what about others who are not that fortunate. We could not even prepare breakfast at that house."

    Patricia Bartman
  • "Wonder stay!"

    10 January 2017

    "We had such a great stay at Rusticana. The service was homey and friendly. We would defnitely make use of the services again. It was good value for money and I loved how clean everything was even if not the most modern in some cases. <br/><br/>The only comment I have is that more info can be provided on the facilities available so that you can pack properly for the self catering kitchenettes ."

    Suzane Pols, South Africa
  • "N/A"

    05 January 2017

    "The place isn't bad but needs plenty of cleaning because we had to shower twice every morning from being itchy and don't think I will go back to the venue as we aren't happy.<br/><br/>Regards<br/>"

    Sizwe Ncube, South Africa
  • "Great homely hospitality"

    05 December 2016

    "Beautiful old home. Upgraded to honeymoon suit for free! <br/><br/>Made to feel at home and welcome by Oom Fanie, what a great host! Amazing food!<br/><br/>Thank you"

    Sean Delahunt, South Africa
  • "Not happy - Honeymoon suite"

    31 October 2016

    "Saw one of the workers only when we arrived and had to pay the balance.<br/>Did not see anyone after that. No room service, no coffee and milk available.<br/>Also was told that no breakfast was included, even though I showed the lady that on the website it states quite clearly : B&B included.<br/>She said that she was going to talk to the owner, but as early stated, saw no one for the rest of the weekend."

    KEVIN WOOD, South Africa
  • "Nice place full of wonderful things"

    05 October 2016

    "Enjoyed our stay from the moment the wonderful Sophia specially came to open for us."

    Jacques Hugo, South Africa
  • "Lovely Stay"

    25 July 2016

    "We really enjoyed our stay at Rusticana. The friendly staff (especially Nollie) really made us feel at home. We are also very appreciative of the complimentary breakfast we received!!"

    Renet Nortje, South Africa
  • "rustic"

    21 December 2015

    "Our rooms were really nice and had everything we needed however I would've liked to have been told that the place is under renovation! We were the only ones there and didn't feel very safe as we couldn't lock the doors.<div>I would love to come back in a years time and see the finished product. Rusticana has so much potential. An impressive collection of antique furniture!</div>"

    Melanie McIntyre, South Africa
  • "Nice Place, beware cohabitants!"

    18 October 2015

    "The old house is very nice and furnished with antiques and brick a brak that add atmosphere. Staff were friendly, tho I never saw the owners. Room was comfortable, but there was mould on bathroom ceiling. Breakfast was generous, but very meaty - not much to cater for those not into "vleis".<div>The very reasonable tariffs unfortunately meant a different class of visitor in the room next to mine. They played loud "doef doef" music till midnight, followed by a domestic quarrel, after which he left. Returning around 1 when she had locked him out. Much banging etc ensued. She eventually let him in, whereupon there was a lot more loud argument, then much unpacking, banking etc. Eventually quietened down around three. Till 7am when the music started up again...</div><div>Also had a visit from a v e r y large rain spider. (I think they are harmless)<br /><div><br /></div></div>"

    Graham McLeod, South Africa
  • "Warm and Friendly stay in Riversdale"

    26 April 2015

    "Had a lovely stay at The Rusticana B&amp;B, our host were very accommodating to our every need.<div><br /></div><div>The rooms were very well laid out and homely.</div><div><br /></div><div>The highlight was the breakfast which was amazing and very generous.</div><div><br /></div><div>Thank you, will see you again soon</div>"

    Michael Peinke, South Africa
  • "Rusticana is Ama-zing"

    06 December 2014

    "My wife and I were blown away by the friendliness of the owner and his staff. The dinner and breakfast were very well prepared and very tasty. We would recommend this establishment to anyone traveling in the Western Cape.This is a five star establishment."

    Chris Fick, South Africa
  • "Uitstekend!"

    05 October 2014

    "Ons het die verblyf vreeslik geniet en die personeel is baie behulpsaam en baie vriendelik! Het ook die voorreg gehad om die eienaar te ontmoet, wat 'n vriendelike, gawe en behulpsame man. Sal beslis weer van Rusticana gebruik maak.Yolandi Olivier<i>We had a very enjoyable stay and the staff is very helpful and very friendly! Also had the privilege to meet the owner, a friendly kind and helpful man . We will likely use Rusticana again.Yolandi Olivier</i>"

    Yolandi Olivier, South Africa
  • "Fantasties"

    24 August 2014

    "Wat n fantastiese plek met ewe fantastiese vriendelike en behulpsame personeel, ontbyt uit die boonste rakke vir slegs R50 per persoon, wow! Sommer klomp goue sterretjies by vir die unieke plek, sal beslis aanbeveel!"

    marie meiring, South Africa
  • "Rusticana B & B"

    03 February 2014

    "Good day, yes I enjoyed my stay at the Rusticana B&B, was picked up and drove me backward, felt like a Queen."

    Nombulelo , South Africa
  • "Nice stay"

    29 October 2013

    "We really enjoyed our stay at the Rusticana. We felt right at home, friendly staff, rooms are tidy and clean. Will definitely go back again."

    Erin Fourie, South Africa
  • "Wonderful"

    30 September 2013

    "My experience was lovely and cozy. The hospitality was really nice, I will definitely go again."

    Davin Taff, South Africa
  • "Nice stay"

    26 August 2013

    "We enjoyed our stay and were very well looked after by Lollie and Meraai."

    Rodney Sproule, South Africa
  • "Never again"

    19 August 2013

    "We stayed at Rusticana for 1 night and will not stay there again. We arrived at the front door, only to be told to drive around the back. We thought this was where the car was going to be parked for the night but was a bit shocked to find that this was where our room was. The room could only be described as an "ex domestic room", complete with bolt and padlock on the door (a bit industrial) along with general rubbish/washing line/broken furniture lying around as well as place for two parked cars, complete with noisy roller doors. There was very little heating in the room, had an aircon which only managed to take the chill off so we sat with hot water bottles on our laps all night. Breakfast was the nicest part of the stay but we were taken through the garage area/ backdoor and into the dining room. Not at all scenic. Could not wait to get back into the car and leave."

    Anne Davey, South Africa
  • "A must on your to-do-list"

    18 June 2013

    "A step back in time! This Victorian house in the middle of the small town of Riversdale has a lot to offer, and if you love antiques and everything from a bygone era, combined with the modern, this is the place for you. The host as well as all the staff is extremely friendly, they make you feel right at home. The 3-course homemade South African dinner is to die for, and the breakfast can be compared with 5 star restaurant quality. I do recommend Rusticana for everyone traveling through Riversdale, the hospitality and old-time charm will definitely captivate you."

    Elsaine Costerus, South Africa
  • "Neat"

    05 March 2012

    "Very pleasant and neat. Staff is very helpful."

    Gerhard Oosthuizen, South Africa
  • "A big disappointment"

    06 February 2012

    "Our room was a self catering room (allegedly) but didn't have any pans apart from two fryinmg pans, no toaster and very limited facilities. The bathroom was so dark that it was impossible to shave and the only window (with clear glass) opened straight onto a public area. The second window, in the bedroom, opened straight on to a public road, so the venetian blind had to be kept closed at all times. We had booked for 3 nights but decided to leave after just one, forfeiting our deposit. The owner told us that he would 'sort things out with us' the following morning, but when we were ready to leave at 8.30, we were told that he was unavailable as he was still in bed. In summary, a total disaster."

    Robert Sinclair, South Africa
  • "Super comfortable"

    09 September 2011

    "Loved the 'Honeymoon Suite' with it's super comfortable bed; breakfast was excellent value for money and the staff are an asset to the business. Good value for money."

    Fiona Macmillan, South Africa
  • "Very apt"

    23 August 2011

    "Friendly atmosphere, very comfortable, excellent food. Excellent value. Staff most helpful and very pleasant. Will recommend. Hope to be back soon."

    Ramsay Mukheibir, South Korea
  • "Enjoyed it"

    17 August 2011

    "It was only one night, but it was very neat and we enjoyed it."

    Elzane Dempers, South Africa
  • "Rusticana Magic"

    11 July 2011

    "After warning Fanie, the owner, we only arrived at midnight! He kindly opened up for us and made us feel very welcome. The rooms were spacious and the d├ęcor interesting, with a variety of olden day bric-a-brac. The beds were incredibly comfortable and we had a wonderful night's rest. Although we had not paid for breakfast, Fanie generously provided us with a meal before we continued with our journey the next morning. I recommend this establishment without any hesitation!"

    Ana Anderson, Qatar
  • "Can highly recommend Rusticana B&B"

    17 June 2011

    "Excellent room, service and breakfast. Beautifully furnished and decorated guest house."

    Jan Malan, South Africa
  • "Good stay"

    08 February 2011

    "We had a lovely stay and was surprised by the luxury of the room."

    Petro Lubbe,South Africa
  • "Excellent stay"

    11 January 2011

    "We had an enjoyable, relaxed time whilst we stayed at Rusticana. The staff was friendly and their service was excellent."

    Sherna Saayman,South Africa
  • "Great room, great service"

    16 November 2010

    "We stayed in two of their "Honeymoon" rooms ob different occasions and were very impressed. It's a beautiful, eclectic and interesting place that is done up in good taste. Service was friendly and casual. Would recommend it."

    Brendan stein,South Africa
  • "Excellent"

    05 January 2010

    "Friendly and helpful staff. will go again!"

    Anonymous,Mozambique
  • "Recommended"

    18 March 2009

    "Charming House, full of character - comfortable, clean rooms and excellent pool.Great full 'english' breakfast.We will certainly stay again. Easy drive to Stillbaai - eat at "ON THE ROCKS"."

    Chris Penn,United Kingdom
  • "Highly recommended"

    21 July 2008

    "This was truly one of the most amazing guest houses I have ever stayed in. The host and his staff were fantastic. I cannot wait to go back to Riversdale just to be able to stay at this guest house again. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to anyone travelling that way."

    Karen Halvorsen,South Africa
  • "Highly recommended"

    21 July 2008

    "This was truly one of the most amazing guest houses I have ever stayed in. The host and his staff were fantastic. I cannot wait to go back to Riversdale just to be able to stay at this guest house again. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to anyone travelling that way."

    Karen Halvorsen, South Africa
  • "EXCELLENT"

    24 April 2007

    "We enjoyed every bit of our short stay.It is breathtaking and amazing.Such a pity I cannot afford to stay for a couple of days.The service is sooo good that words cannot describe unless you physically experience it yourself. 110%"

    minette gerber,South Africa
  • "EXCELLENT"

    24 April 2007

    "We enjoyed every bit of our short stay. It is breathtaking and amazing. Such a pity I cannot afford to stay for a couple of days. The service is sooo good that words cannot describe unless you physically experience it yourself. 110%"

    minette gerber, South Africa
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