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Oudtshoorn
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was an excellent place to work from, our fieldworkers really enjoyed themselves. A nice place to relax and unwind after a busy day. I will certainly use the lodge again in the future. Keep up the good work

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Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We had such a lovely stay here last year. We were travelling around South Africa on an extended family tour, and stopped here to drive over the Swartberg pass (beautiful by the way!). We had stayed in Outdshoorn the night before, however we had a much nicer stay here, and the Country Manor is close enough to the town to...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Beautifully located at the bottom of the Swartberg mountains, great service & delicious haute cuisine at their restaurant! This place is perfect for all sorts of trips- be it with family, friends or as a couple... My family & I loved it! I'll be back:)

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Absolutely stunning views, beautiful gardens, delicious food and helpful staff. This is what we found at the Manor. We could look at the view of the Swartberg for hours. The many waterfalls in the distance, the peaceful surrounds and the relatively private cottages make for a really relaxing stay. We loved our stay! Make sure you know where you are...

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Rauma, Finland
Reviewed 28 February 2016

One of the best places we have stayed in when in SA! Food fresh and delicious from the local farmers. Comfy rooms and beautiful views. There are many hiking trails in the neighborhood, it is close to the Cango caves and beautiful view when driving through Swartberg Pass. When we come back to SA we will try to visit this...

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Geneva
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The place is in the middle of nowhere. It's 45 km to the north of Oudtshoorn. Their website suggests it is located in town. Their website also describes the room we booked (the honeymoon suite...) mixing elements of the room with those of the main building. Such as satellite TV (there is no TV in the room). Wifi (there is...

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, staff very good. Accomodation excellent. Very nice views and relaxing. A deffinet must for all. Great restaurant called Patat overlooking the Swartberg Mountains. Nearby Oudtshoorn, on your way to Cango Caves. Compliments to the management and Chef and I still have breakfast to look forward too.

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Most lovely place in a Wally on the side of Swartberg. Beautiful house with staf who made all to make our stay wonderful. Stayed there for two nights and had two dinner which could compete with the best restaurants in Cape Town.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 28 January 2016

A visit to Swartberg Country Manor brings a comforting, warm feeling - almost like going home. In fact, with the wonderful hospitality you receive it may as well be home. During the last visit, I was gobsmacked at the improvement since a year ago. It only gets better and better and without losing its special charm. What an incredible job...

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Bussigny-pres-Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The management family make you feel right at home in this beautiful setting, from the moment you check in. Fantastic food in the restaurant(including wine recommendations), service from the waitresses & hostess is superb. Breakfast(and special requests) are no trouble at all. Slight improvement on drinks menu is recommended, but not essential - it's pretty good. Rooms are clean, tastefully...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swartberg Country Manor is nestled on the farm "Voorbedacht" situated in the Cango Valley at the foot of the world-renowned Swartberg Pass. The picturesque panoramic view of the Swartberg Mountains will bring comfort to anyone that wants to "get away from it all" and simply soak up the peace of its tranquil surroundings.The farm was purchased in 2003 and welcomed its first guests in February 2005. The extraordinary views of the Swartberg Mountain from the veranda of the original farmhouse compelled us to create a venue where more people could share in the tranquillity and serenity of this beautiful valley."Voorbedacht" farm is a working farm, which offers our guests the unique opportunity to explore and experience the true essence of subsistence farming in the Little Karoo. Among the various agricultural products farmed, we also farm livestock such as, cattle, sheep and ostriches. Daily walks on the farm allow guests to experience the peace and serenity of this beautiful valley, while for the more "wild at heart"; mountain bikes are available to explore the more rugged terrain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swartberg Country Manor

Address: Farm Voorbedacht Matjiesrivier | Cango Valley, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Price Range: ₹ 5,862 - ₹ 9,168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Swartberg Country Manor 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Love the cottages but the the Historic Home is equally beautiful. In the main house, Room no 6 is our favourite with the outside shower.”
 of 5 bubbles SonjaGeorge, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any one of the rooms are lovely. The cottages, Historical house or the newer rooms are all beautiful and very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles SonjaGeorge, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon Suite”
 of 5 bubbles RentMyRideSA, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The Honeymoon Suite”
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Outdoor shower on the deck of the Honeymoon Suite
  • View of Swartberg pass from the deck of the Honeymoon Suite
  • Honeymoon Suite
 of 5 bubbles Nakkiran, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“The Wi-Fi in the dining area worked well, we battled in the rooms. Take a drive over the pass- breath-taking views.”
 of 5 bubbles brianm723, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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