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Stanford River Lodge

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, free WiFi
Flat-screen TV
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, free WiFi
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, free WiFi

Overview of Stanford River Lodge

Stanford River Lodge

4.0 star property
Stanford upscale guesthouse with outdoor pool

8,6/10 Fabulous

6 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Refrigerator
Wortelgat Rd, Stanford, Western Cape, 7210

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Cape Town Intl. Airport (CPT) - 105 min drive


  • Springfontein Eats - 10 min walk
  • La Trattoria - 9 min drive
  • Table 13 - 9 min drive
  • Ou meul bakkery & cáfe - 10 min drive
  • Havercrofts - 10 min drive

About this property

Stanford River Lodge

When visiting Stanford, Stanford River Lodge is a great choice to consider. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. Other highlights at this upscale guest house include a terrace and a garden.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 5 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email with check-in information
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
  • Room service (limited hours)


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 85 per person (approximately)


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Stanford River Lodge
Stanford River
Stanford River Lodge Stanford
Stanford River Lodge Guesthouse
Stanford River Lodge Guesthouse Stanford

Frequently asked questions

Does Stanford River Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Stanford River Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Is there a pool at Stanford River Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Stanford River Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Stanford River Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Stanford River Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
What is there to do at Stanford River Lodge and nearby?
Stanford River Lodge has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Stanford River Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Springfontein Eats (10-min walk), La Trattoria (2.7 mi), and Table 13 (2.8 mi).

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

Pleasant location poor bed and lack of a/c problem
The Stanford River Lodge is in a pleasant, if out of the way location. While Stanford is a nice enough little town few if any decent restaurant options were available on a Sunday evening. Thus we had to drive at night about 15 km for a good meal outside of Stanford itself. The lack of a cooked breakfast option, as opposed to a breakfast basket, before our long onward journey was disappointing, however to be fair this is clearly highlighted on the website etc. The two key diffIculties were the uncomfortable bed and the lack of a/c (the latter again clear on the website), which led to an uncomfortable night for both of us. Overall, although well priced, we found our one night stay unsatisfactory.
Verified Ebookers guest review

8/10 Very good

Stanford is beautiful. dirt road to lodge is a little tedious - but well worth the effort! Beautiful location and views!
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Loved it .
Loved it .recommending it to friends.
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Midweek break.
A warm welcome awaited us on arrival at the lodge. Room was ready, and also the possibility to move rooms, if we wanted to. Perfect location to unwind and visit surrounding area, especially the wine estates. A very interesting town with it's history. Can strongly recommend.
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A peaceful haven
The room was large and comfortable with the most magnificent view of the river. The house was fab with a beautiful large lounge to sit in and watch TV. They supplied a kayak to use on the river, but it was a little too windy to use that day, but it was so quiet and peaceful, would definitely recommend.
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Tranquil with amazing views & access to the river
Total rest in stunning surroundings. Very friendly staff.
Verified Expedia guest review