Rise And Shine Lodge

2 Wynand Mouton Street, Universitas9300BloemfonteinSouth Africa
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About Rise And Shine Lodge

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a traditional South African barbecue area, Rise And Shine Lodge offers homely guest house accommodation at modern premises in Bloemfontein’s western suburbs.

Decorated in earthy colours and featuring wrought iron furnishings, the air-conditioned rooms have en-suite bathrooms, private entrances, flat-screen satellite TVs and tea and coffee-making equipment. Selected rooms add fridges and overhead bunk beds. A honeymoon suite and family rooms are also available.

Conveniences at Rise And Shine Lodge comprise a 24-hour reception, pretty gardens, free Wi-Fi access and complimentary parking.

A cooked breakfast is available. The property also boasts a guest lounge with a bar and large flat-screen TV showing sports. Eateries located within five minutes’ drive include PizzaZ and a local flame-grilled burger chain.

This property sits about ten minutes’ stroll from the University of the Free State. Downtown is roughly five kilometres away for attractions like the National Museum Bloemfontein. Bloemfontein Zoo and the vast Loch Logan Waterfront Mall shopping centre are roughly four kilometres away.


2 Wynand Mouton Street, Universitas, 9300, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Telephone: +27(51)522 1535 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Self-catering
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hypoallergenic rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Location offers plenty of convenience

The location of this guest house in Bloemfontein’s western suburbs appeals to reviewers because it makes it relatively easy for them to get to downtown by car for shopping malls, visitor attractions, sports arenas and museums. The location also suits visitors to the nearby University of the Free State campus.

Friendly staff

According to traveller feedback, the personnel here are accommodating, helpful and knowledgeable about the surrounding area. Guests generally feel they are well looked after when they stay here.

Pleasant accommodation earns praise

Guests usually find the rooms here to be comfortable and clean overall. Furthermore, reviewers often state that they are impressed by the inviting interiors decorated in earthy tones.

Negative Reviews

Towels leave something to be desired

There are claims from disappointed guests that the towels provided here could be more thoroughly washed.

Beds attract some criticism

The beds in the guest quarters can leave travellers unimpressed at times because they reportedly have uncomfortable, ageing mattresses.

Soundproofing is lacking

Reviews indicate that the soundproofing in the rooms here is inadequate. Therefore, light sleepers claim they are able to hear nuisance noise from adjoining rooms from time to time, resulting in a poor night's sleep..

Rating Overview

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    7.7 /10
7,6 out of 10 based on 135 reviews