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Elianthe's Guest House

7 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 6 rooms

A warm welcome awaits you at Elianthe's Guest House. This charming Victorian building is approximately 180 years old, with original...
A warm welcome awaits you at Elianthe's Guest House. This charming Victorian building is approximately 180 years old, with original yellow-wood beams, timber floors and sash windows with shutters, and offers excellent accommodation and home-style cooking. With six en-suite bedrooms, each with a private entrance leading onto the garden, this is the perfect place to catch your breath and stay for a while.

Rooms features include a TV with M-Net, a hairdryer, heating panel, and electric blankets in the winter. There is a lovely fireplace in the lounge and laundry facilities are available on request. Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast on the terrace with breathtaking mountain views.

This 1840 historical Swellendam home offers much character. From the front veranda, guests can overlook the mountain and town activities, while the back porch with vine overlooks the pool and big shady garden.
from R600

Marula Lodge

36 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 7 rooms

Marula Lodge is a modern-african styled Guesthouse with a friendly atmosphere, situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam. The...
Marula Lodge is a modern-african styled Guesthouse with a friendly atmosphere, situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam. The Guesthouse is within walking distance of various fine restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine. Amenities and a variety of shops are also within walking distance. We offer comfortable accommodation, a sparkling swimming pool with stunning mountain views and serve a sumptuous breakfast on the garden terrace.

Stay a while - you may not be able to take in all that Swellendam and its beautiful surrounding areas can offer in merely one day. The area offers many activities and excursions such as beautiful mountain trails, horse riding, whale watching, wine tasting and many more. It can be used as the central point to visit surrounding areas, each one unique in its own right. We will gladly help you organise your tour or you are more than welcome to join us on one of our organised day trips which may include wine tasting, riverside picnics, boat trips, river crossing by hand drawn ferry or a trip to a natural cave at the sea.
from R660

Chris~Elle Cottage

1 Review
Sleeps 5 in 2 rooms

Come enjoy an all in one experience in our luxurious little cottage, located on the shores of the Buffeljagsrivier.

Simply...
Come enjoy an all in one experience in our luxurious little cottage, located on the shores of the Buffeljagsrivier.

Simply country living with a quirky interior and creative colour scheme, allows for what is already a private place to be as unique as it is comfortable.

Here guests can learn about the Sugar Bridge’s interesting history, help feed the chickens, ducks, geese, springbok and Choppie the little pig.

End your day with a sundowner on the peaceful banks of the river, while waiting for the train to come shuffling past.
from R550

Aan de Oever Guesthouse

16 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 7 rooms

Aan de Oever is situated on the banks of a small river, in an area known for growing fruit and vegetables for the earlier travellers, hence...
Aan de Oever is situated on the banks of a small river, in an area known for growing fruit and vegetables for the earlier travellers, hence the name, Koornlands River. Aan de Oever offers a selection of well appointed and elegant rooms with majestic views over the Langeberg mountains.

Aan de Oever Guest House is situated in a very quiet street within walking distance of shops, good restaurants and tourist attractions. The famous Drostdy Museum is only 400 metres away.

Enjoy our generous breakfasts on a patio overlooking our gardens and the mountains in summer or inside at a log fire in winter.

Come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere with abundant birdlife, sundowners in the garden, star-gazing or just relax at our sparkling saltwater pool which gets full sun for most of the day. Our town and surroundings have much to offer to our visitors, from heritage to wildlife. The De Hoop Nature Reserve is only 75 km away, Bontebok National Park only 6 km, the Robertson Wine Valley only 75 km, Tradouws Pass 20 km, hiking trails and golf course 3 km.
from R700

Babette Bed and Breakfast

1 Review
Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

Babette is a unique, Provencal-style home with three garden cottages and a romantic room with a...
Babette is a unique, Provencal-style home with three garden cottages and a romantic room with a view in a separate part of the main house. Built-in French style the house and rooms are full of lovely details, wooden beams on the ceiling and robust stone floors, all to create a homely and romantic atmosphere. The beautiful lush garden has a saltwater swimming pool and plenty of quaint corners for you to sit and relax.

Wake each morning to a beautiful breakfast served on our patio, or if you like on your private patio. We are proud to serve daily changing homemade surprises as well as full breakfast made from fresh local produce.

We provide excellent standard of quality and comfort, perfectly located in Drostdy Street, the historic heart of Swellendam, accommodation from R450 per person including breakfast, shaded secure parking, guest lounge and complimentary Wi-Fi. On request we offer picnic baskets, laundry service and use of mountain bikes.

Babette has four individually styled rooms; Olivier is our African style decorated cottage with twin beds and private patio. It is the only cottage with sleeper couch for an extra person and has limited self-catering options.
Romarin is our romantic green double extra-large bedroom. From your private patio you have lovely garden and pool views. 
Lavender is our most romantic double king-size bedroom, located on the first floor in a separate part of the main house. You have your own entrance and lovely Mountain and garden views from your balcony. Rose is our double room, inspired by flowers. It stands on its own and from your private patio you have lovely mountain views.
from R980

Bloomestate Swellendam

6 Reviews
Sleeps 17 in 6 rooms

For lovers of style, modern design, beautiful surroundings and the finer things in life: Bloomestate will be your retreat of choice. On an...
For lovers of style, modern design, beautiful surroundings and the finer things in life: Bloomestate will be your retreat of choice. On an estate of 2.5 hectares, this newly built guesthouse has seven spacious and stylish rooms with large bathrooms.

The modern building in the beautiful South African surroundings will pleasantly surprise you. We will offer a stay in a luxury environment with all the comfort you could wish. A high standard of service and sufficient privacy is offered. Bloomestate will be the ideal stopover halfway from Cape Town to the Garden route but it is also a comfortable base from which you can explore the area, the area has enough to offer to make it worthwhile to stay a night or two more.

There are two themes which inspired the decoration of the luxury seven rooms such as Four Seasons: These four modern and fashionably decorated rooms are each inspired on a different season. Each makes a clear colour-and-season statement: spring green, sun orange, nostalgic purplish pink and Nordic blue, and The Elements: Earth, Wind and Fire are the themes for the other three rooms. With chocolate brown, greyish blue or romantic red as their main color, they each have their own unique atmosphere.

All rooms have a comfortable sitting area with flat screen TV, DVD and are wireless LAN accessible. i-Pod music stations and bar facilities. Luxurious bathrooms with bath and a walk in shower. French doors open onto landscaped gardens with a tranquil dam, heated saltwater pool, outside jacuzzi and mountain views. Spacious guest lounge in the same blending design, terrace with views and a funky bar.

With a maximum of 14 guests privacy, attentive service and supreme comfort are assured. Wellness available on request.
A stay of 2 nights or more is highly recommendable. The perfect hideaway to relax and unwind.

Breakfast will meet top hotel standards. Dinner can be arranged at several very good restaurants nearby. Some on walking distance. Small platters served in season.
from R1350

Swellendam Country Lodge

6 Reviews
Sleeps 13 in 6 rooms

Swellendam Country Lodge is a well-liked base to explore this beautiful part of South Africa. But it is also a perfect place to unwind, a...
Swellendam Country Lodge is a well-liked base to explore this beautiful part of South Africa. But it is also a perfect place to unwind, a place to discover and enjoy. The Guest House has many repeat visitors and it is a recommended place-to-stay in various travel guides.

The guest rooms are situated in a beautiful landscaped garden where you will enjoy the wide range of birds, trees, fruit and flowers. Each room has a private entrance and veranda, fan, mini bar, satellite TV and quality beds with pure cotton linen.

On warm summer days, the large sparkling swimming pool is a refreshment not to be missed.
A generous breakfast is served outside on the veranda of the Guest House, or indoors near the fireplace on a winter morning.

Parking on the property. Wireless internet. English, Afrikaans, German, Dutch spoken.

For lunch or dinner you can stroll to the terrace of one of the restaurants next door. Other excellent restaurants and shops are nearby. Nature parks, museum, wine tasting route, golf, horse riding, and a variety of interesting day trips to choose from.

Four-Star Guest House by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, Superior Quality - Automobile Association South Africa, as well as Luxury / Great Comfort - Portfolio Collection, benchmark of the best.

from R1040

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm

10 Reviews
Sleeps 23 in 4 rooms

Somerset Gift Getaway Farm lies in a beautiful valley bordering the foothills of the majestic...
Somerset Gift Getaway Farm lies in a beautiful valley bordering the foothills of the majestic Langeberg Mountains, just 16 kilometre from Swellendam. Combining an idyllic and peaceful setting, with stunning mountain views and green pastures dotted with Hereford cattle and horses, a spring water lake, and the Buffeljags River skirting the length of the farm, waterfalls and rock pools.

There is a choice of four gorgeous accommodation options to enjoy it all from: Fish Eagle Lodge (sleeps six in three spacious en-suite bedrooms), Loerie Cottage (two bedrooms)and Rose Cottage (two bedrooms both en-suite) both sleep four, and Olive Cottage (one bedroom), sleeps two. Common to all the above are fully-equipped kitchens, indoor fireplaces and outdoor undercover patio braais - firewood is available for sale (50 pieces are supplied free of charge). All linen and bath towels are supplied, but remember to pack your own swimming towel.

With an activity list longer than your arm, much of it water-based, you won't have a moment to spare: swimming in the lake, river or mountain pools, fishing and canoeing (it's possible to paddle to the Buffeljags Dam, an 8 kilometre return journey), easy walks through cool indigenous forest to the waterfalls and deep mountain pools, taking in the rich birdlife along the way.

Mountain hikes through majestic valleys also leading to waterfalls mountain pools. There is also an 10km mountain bike trail, a foefie slide and a pub on the water fitted with DStv. What's more, Swellendam and the coast is just up the road, with their own platter of restaurants and activities. "I think it is one of the most idyllic places I have yet discovered... it is a piece of paradise right in our back yard." (CEO Cape Town Tourism, Nov 2007)

Please note: A minimum of 2 nights during weekends and School holidays and a minimum of 3 nights during long weekends.
from R700

Guesthouse LaRachelle

6 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Intimate, cosy and comfortable, hallmark this family run charming guesthouse in Swellendam. Ideally situated halfway between Cape Town and...
Intimate, cosy and comfortable, hallmark this family run charming guesthouse in Swellendam. Ideally situated halfway between Cape Town and Outdshoorn and the well-known Garden Route. Your hosts, Marius and Rachelle, will welcome you with warm and good old fashioned country hospitality.

LaRachelle offers five smoke free en-suite bedrooms in great comfort with separate entrances opening on to a secure and private enclosure.

Relax, after an active day, in the comfort of your bedroom or in the lounge. With most trendy restaurants and places of interest within walking distance, Guesthouse LaRachelle is the perfect choice of accommodation and offers an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.
from R650

De Oude Pastorie Guest House

Sleeps 11 in 5 rooms

Nestled under the Langeberg Mountains and situated in the beautiful town of Swellendam in the...
Nestled under the Langeberg Mountains and situated in the beautiful town of Swellendam in the Overberg region, this magnificent Victorian-style guest house has welcomed visitors from all corners of the world. With the warmth of the décor and the comfort of great service, this stately manor guarantees guests’ return. The guest house is a seamless blend of Cape Dutch and Victorian luxury, with lavishly appointed furnishings.

The beautiful settings of the gardens have been especially designed for tranquility and a sense of peace. Here you can enjoy some tea or find a quiet spot to read while listening to the gentle sounds of the fountain water and the lovely birdsong. One of the attractions you can also expect to find in our gardens is the beautiful Cape dwarf chameleon.

Scrumptious breakfasts and warm hospitality with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere will entice you to linger that extra day. Personalized and professional attention by the owners, Kobus and Dina Lettenga, will ensure your stay is a memorable one.
from R900

Braeside

15 Reviews
Sleeps 10 in 5 rooms

Experience traditional South African hospitality at this historical Cape Edwardian home. Braeside offers you breathtaking views of the...
Experience traditional South African hospitality at this historical Cape Edwardian home. Braeside offers you breathtaking views of the Marloth Nature Reserve and Langeberg mountains.

Peace and tranquillity are found in the large grounds, complete with a koi pond and abundant birdlife. Our breakfast is an unforgettable experience, served in the summer on the open veranda and matched only by the beauty of the surroundings. Braeside is an ideal getaway retreat or stopover, from which to explore the hiking trails, historic sights, Bontebok National Park, whales at De Hoop Nature Reserve, Robertson and Bonnievale wine route and the Garden Route.

We have a luxurious Honeymoon Suite and the most breathtaking mountain views of all guest houses or any other accommodation in Swellendam. The Honeymoon Suite is decorated with antiques, a big corner bath, 100% pure cotton linen and towels, fresh flowers in bedroom and bathroom, candles everywhere and chocolates on the pillows. A complimentary bottle of muscadel or port and sparkling wine is provided.

Swellendam is the third oldest town in South Africa and been described in most travel guides as the most beautiful town in South Africa. Swellendam is unspoilt and has a natural charm and beauty to it.
from R1100
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De Kloof Luxury Estate

10 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 8 rooms

winter warmer 2 night package   A historical oasis of chic, De Kloof Luxury Estate dates back to 1801. It is often described as the hidden jewel of Swellendam is a grand...
A historical oasis of chic, De Kloof Luxury Estate dates back to 1801. It is often described as the hidden jewel of Swellendam is a grand dame with a generous spirit and restored to the highest perfection. This unique, stylish 5 Star Cape Dutch boutique hotel with a refreshingly modern design and décor is situated on large grounds in a secluded tranquil valley and has several outbuildings.

It offers breathtaking panoramic mountain views and is within walking distance of the historical part of Swellendam. For people who enjoy interior design, appreciate the finer things in life, golfers and honeymooners, this is the ideal retreat of choice.

Relax at the sparkling 12 m pool and gym area or stroll through the several secluded park-like gardens with koi ponds, a herb and rose garden and lavender paths.

Eight chic and spacious garden suites offer all 5 Star facilities fit for the wordy traveller. The suites have extra-length beds, climate control, mood lighting, pillow libraries, Wi-Fi and designer zen-style large bathrooms.

Float on water and sleep like a baby on the super king-size waterbed available in the Manor and Honeymoon Suites, with fireplaces and Jacuzzi bubble baths. Enjoy mouthwatering a la breakfasts with 'bubblies' and a newspaper and organic lunches, while tasty evening dinners are prepared by our in-house chef. Daily educational wine tastings are served at 6 pm in the manor lounge by the fireplace or in summer on the veranda.

Come and enjoy this unique peace of paradise.
from R1390

The Hideaway Country B & B

1 Review
Sleeps 10 in 4 rooms

A national monument and one of the oldest houses in Swellendam, The Hideaway boasts four very...
A national monument and one of the oldest houses in Swellendam, The Hideaway boasts four very elegant, individually decorated rooms in a lush garden setting featuring a wealth of rose bushes, flowers, greenery, abundant birdlife and amazing views of the looming Langeberg mountains behind.

Relax under the vine-covered pergola with a glass of some of the region’s finest wine, or recline on your sun lounger on the sunny, manicured lawn
The Hideaway offers exceptional value and understated luxury. Each spacious, deluxe air-conditioned suite opens directly onto the large, private garden and is furnished with fine handcrafted furniture, antiques and beautiful original paintings and photographs.

The indoor pool, The Wallow, is ideal for relaxing after a busy day’s sightseeing or after a good meal. It is enclosed by large sliding glass doors which open onto the garden and the water is solar heated to ensure the perfect temperature.

Our internationally famous English-style cooked breakfast and extensive Continental breakfast is personally prepared by Stephen and Jackie, to order, each morning and served with fresh home-baked scones, muffins and complemented by home-made preserves and jams, fresh fruit juices and plenty of fresh fruit, yoghurt and honey.
from R1570

Langeberg Guest Lodge

Sleeps 14 in 6 rooms

Situated in the historic town of Swellendam, Langerberg Guest Lodge offers a great accommodation choice to couples or families visiting...
Situated in the historic town of Swellendam, Langerberg Guest Lodge offers a great accommodation choice to couples or families visiting this scenic part of the Western Cape.

The lodge has a traditional Cape Dutch design and offers guests six charming cottages with a variety of bed configurations. Each cottage also has a spacious en-suite bathroom, a private entrance and a patio with views of the garden.

Guests can start their day off with a delicious breakfast before exploring the many attractions in the surrounding area. These include a variety of art galleries and potteries, a golf course and the nearby Bontebok National Park.

The town also has many restaurants for guests to explore. Return to the lodge to enjoy an evening swim before retiring for the night. Your friendly hosts will gladly suggest things to do in the area to ensure a truly memorable stay.
from R900

Grace Walk Bed and Breakfast

4 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

For true country hospitality book into Grace Walk and experience a lovely relaxing stay. You can...
For true country hospitality book into Grace Walk and experience a lovely relaxing stay. You can enjoy the most beautiful view of the Langeberg mountains and the peace and quiet of our garden, or just lounge next to our pool. We just added a small conference facility for about 30 guests. Also ideal for small weddings. We are situated just off the main road in a very quiet area but within walking distance of all the sites, restaurants, museums, lovely art galleries and shops. Come and enjoy Swellendam and see the Bontebok Game Park and our lovely Marloth Nature Park which can be explored on foot or horseback. Children welcome. Dinner on request.
from R650

Aanhuizen Guest House

7 Reviews
Sleeps 22 in 10 rooms

Aanhuizen Guest House lies at the foot of the Langeberg mountains in Swellendam. We are 2 hours from Cape Town and 2 hours from George....
Aanhuizen Guest House lies at the foot of the Langeberg mountains in Swellendam. We are 2 hours from Cape Town and 2 hours from George. Swellendam is the 3rd oldest magisterial district in South Africa. Swellendam forms part of the Cape-Overberg meander. Overberg means 'over the mountain' The journey to the 'Overberg' three centuries ago was a bone crunching one by wagon - but well worth it for the hospitality and warmth you received from the people of the Overberg. It is truly a haven of peace & tranquility. Enjoy our old fashioned South African hospitality in this superior Guest House. Tom & Olwyn, your hosts will make you welcome. This is the ideal place to relax as you take in the stunning unspoilt views of the Langeberg mountains. With plenty to do and see in Swellendam be sure not to cut your stay too short. All our rooms offer percale cotton bedlinen, soft fluffy towels and are en-suite with separate entrances for peace and privacy. A delicious breakfast is served next to the swimming pool or on the lawns in summer. Allow us to make your stay in Swellendam an unforgettable experience.
from R640

Moolmanshof Bed and Breakfast

2 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 6 rooms

Moolmanshof Bed and Breakfast was built in 1798 is said to be the oldest house still standing in...
Moolmanshof Bed and Breakfast was built in 1798 is said to be the oldest house still standing in Swellendam. This classic example of a Cape Dutch style farmhouse is situated on the last remaining hectare of the original farm. Stroll around the park-like gardens, relax under the oaks and watch newly hatched owlets peering from their nest, or just cool off in the sparkling salt water pool.

Accommodation consists of three double en-suite rooms in the Manor House and self-catering accommodation is also offered in the restored old stables on the farm. Enjoy the privilege of actually sleeping in a National Monument. The Manor House has recently been restored and stylishly decorated to offer heritage accommodation with the unpretentious and relaxed atmosphere of a bygone era. It is here where old-world charm meets contemporary comfort.

Scrumptious farm breakfasts are also offered and the restaurant will soon be open for dinner. Moolmanshof Bed and Breakfast is wheelchair friendly and children and pets are most welcome.
from R900

Lekker-Bly Self-catering Cottage

4 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Lekker-Bly Self-catering Cottage is located in the picturesque town of Swellendam, approximately a...
Lekker-Bly Self-catering Cottage is located in the picturesque town of Swellendam, approximately a two-hour drive from Cape Town. Situated next door to the world-famous Drostdy Museum, Lekker-Bly is within walking distance of restaurants and the Old Goal Museum complex.

With stunning mountain views, Lekker-Bly offers travellers a comfortable and cosy place to stay. The cottage is fully furnished and consists of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an upstairs loft, a lounge area with DStv and a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen and a braai/barbecue on the beautiful veranda. The cottage offers a beautiful garden and a safe parking area.

The picturesque little town of Swellendam is just off the N2 about 240 km outside of Cape Town and connects the Southern Overberg with the Garden Route. Swellendam lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has become popular in recent times as a place to retire and as a retreat for artists seeking a lifestyle outside of the city rat race.
from R1000

Bo-Kapie

Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Bo-Kapie self-catering cottage, built in 1833, is one of the oldest houses in Swellendam. It is also the last of the houses dating back to...
Bo-Kapie self-catering cottage, built in 1833, is one of the oldest houses in Swellendam. It is also the last of the houses dating back to the slave history of Swellendam, which ended with their emancipation in 1834. Swellendam is situated on the N2 National Road, midway between Cape Town and George on the scenic Garden Route, and is the third oldest town in South Africa.

Bo-Kapie is a little flat-roofed Cape Georgian-style cottage with a moulded parapet, which was the preferred style of the Muslim artisans of the time. It is reminiscent of the typical Bo-Kaap houses in upper Cape Town, as they still exist today. The vertical panelled front door with fanlight has replaced the stable door of the Cape Dutch style and typically, this fanlight is also the only window of the "voorhuis" or front room.

A romantic little hideaway, Bo-Kapie cottage oozes charm and nostalgia. Furnishing is simple, with pieces aged by life. Accommodation is offered in two bedrooms; the main bedroom is en-suite with a Victorian bath and there is also a second bathroom. The outside flatlet features twin beds and a shower bathroom en-suite. Bo-Kapie sleeps up to eight guests and is fully equipped for self-catering and bedding is also provided. Features include an open hearth in the living room and kitchen area, with plenty of wood provided.

The cottage is centrally situated for museums, restaurants, shops, golf courses, hiking trails, and Marloth and Bontebok Nature Reserves. With so much to see and do in and around Swellendam, Bo-Kapie invites you for a longer stay.

The rates displayed are for up to three people. Additional people will be charged at R200 per night.
from R600

Aloe Ridge

5 Reviews
Sleeps 20 in 5 rooms

Aloe Ridge is situated on a small ridge overlooking the Breede River. This self-catering accommodation is an absolute must for couples and...
Aloe Ridge is situated on a small ridge overlooking the Breede River. This self-catering accommodation is an absolute must for couples and families wanting a getaway from the city life with all the creature comforts.

Aloe Ridge comprises luxury thatched houses with en-suite bathrooms in a magnificent riverside setting. Each thatch house features two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, TV with DStv, a fireplace, and a braai area.

PLEASE NOTE : The road from the N2 to our lodge is gravel. These are not main roads and are therefore maintained at sporadic intervals, please ensure you travel safely along them. The last 750meters to Aloe Ridge are slightly more bumpy, we do recommend a high clearance vehicle, however we have had many standard low clearance vehicles make this trip with no issue. We do recommend that you take this slowly and you will be fine. When you get to reception you can have a look at the road for yourself, should you not feel comfortable in your own vehicle then we do have a free shuttle service available that will take you the last 750m to Aloe Ridge.
from R1250
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