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About De Oude Pastorie

De Oude Pastorie Guesthouse in Swellendam is on South Africa's world-famous Garden Route. The Victorian style parsonage which is a National monument built in 1904 and was home to the various ministers serving the old Mission church next door until 1972.

Come and experience modern luxury in the four Victorian-style rooms situated in the historic manor house. In addition, the Garden Cottage offers three en-suite rooms with garden views - each with a private entrance.

Take a stroll in our lush gardens, look out for the Cape dwarf chameleon and Hoopoe, as well as many other bird species. Observe the Koi fish in the pond at the Garden Cottage, or simply relax at the swimming pool with a classic novel from our library whilst sipping some delicious homemade ice tea.

The rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, DStv, Wi-Fi, electric blanket, small wall safe in wardrobe, natural Rain bathroom products, coffee and tea making facilities and a fridge with complimentary drinks.

Scrumptious breakfasts and warm hospitality with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere will entice you to linger longer. Our personal attention will ensure your stay is a memorable one.

Swellendam was the last outpost of Dutch civilisation on the eastern frontier and thus the services of the residents of the town were of utmost importance The region has a predominantly Mediterranean climate. The area is botanically diverse with an abundance of wild flowers and fynbos. Wildlife such as the formerly endangered bontebok and Cape mountain zebra inhabit the area.

Other species include bushbuck, klipspringer, grey rhebuck, Cape grysbok, baboon, mongoose, genet and the occasional leopard, as well as a species of ghost frog and a unique forest emperor butterfly. Over 200 bird species found near the town include waterfowl, the crowned eagle, black eagle, Narina trogon, paradise flycatcher and the Knysna woodpecker.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 11
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hiking
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Lounge
  • Mini fridge
  • Minibar
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
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  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

We reserve the right to change the rates without any prior notification.Rates are inclusive of 15% VATWe do not cater for extra beds in the rooms. No pets allowed.We do not cater for children under 12.Strictly no smoking indoors.

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              De Oude Pastorie is 0.4km from the centre of Swellendam , the nearest airport 204.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling