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About Appelsbosch Guest House

Come and enjoy a tranquil weekend on the farm surrounded by the beautiful Langeberg Mountains. The farm is located 3 km outside Swellendam, below the Langeberg mountain range. Activities available include fresh water fishing on a farm dam, hiking trails, mountain biking on local farm roads and trails, bird watching and many more.

Appelsbosch Guest House is a four-bedroom cottage sleeping up to seven guests, with two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. The lounge is comfortable and leads onto a small veranda. Experience a working farm and let the kids enjoy the farm animals.

Swellendam is approximately two hours’ drive from Cape Town on the N2. The town is unique as a tourist destination offering historical sites such as the Drostdy Museum and The Bontebok Park, in addition to the beautiful mountain views and walks, as well as numerous other and varied tourist attractions.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 32 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


10% OFF Spring discount

Stay between 01 Oct 2017 and 31 Oct 2017 and get 10% off.

  • 2 night min stay (check-in between 01 Oct 2017 and 31 Oct 2017)

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Reviews for Appelsbosch Guest House

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Joan Walton
12 October 2017

Very friendly hosts. Beautiful home baked bread on arrival. So restful and relaxing.

Johann Biermann
28 August 2017

Ons was 6 en het heerlik daar gebly. Sal weer terugkom.

Wynand P C Venter
21 August 2017

We had a lovely stay in this comfortable and beautifully decorated farm cottage. Welcomed with freshly baked bread and a stunning farm view. Our hosts were extremely helpful when we needed, but for the rest respectful of our privacy. We were there one night, but this cottage could be a wonderful spot for a large family or friends who want to enjoy a longer stay with amenities like a washing machine and large kids room as well as three separate bedrooms. Will definetely recommend it and will return. Just make sure about directions - we didn't and ended up on a neighboring farm. But our hosts...
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Victor Miro Kolenic
12 August 2017

It's lovely and secluded. Beautiful views of the mountains and very comfortable facilities. It's close enough to town to be convenient, but far enough away to be quiet and private. Had an amazing 2 day getaway.

Jolene Botha
30 July 2017

We had an incredible stay in the guest house. The rooms and beds were super comfy. Bathroom facilities were great. Plenty of space for everyone. Lovely views and so close to town. We are already planning our next trip. Thanks so much for the warm welcome Suzann.

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Appelsbosch Guest House Map

Appelsbosch Guest House is 6km from the centre of Swellendam , the nearest airport 210.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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(3.3 km from Swellendam)

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Swellendam Golf Course

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