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Cape Town
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Arumvale for the night. The cottage is well positioned for privacy and amazing views over fields and mountains with Jersey cow grazing in the distance. It is well stocked for self catering and even included freshly ground coffee and milk in the fridge! Our host was friendly and accommodating. We would definitely visit again.

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Peebles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were allocated the rustic garden cottage which was most unusual and good value for money. Great location for spotting birds and wildlife and a fabulous view of the mountains. We were made very welcome and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We went into Swellendam for breakfast, there's a great choice of restaurants and cafes in town.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In a lovely setting with the mountains as a backdrop. Close enough to the centre for the restaurants and sights but far enough away to enjoy the beautiful quiet and peaceful ambience. The property is clean and characterful. George is an excellent hands on host ensuring the braai is fully loaded every day! We stayed 3 nights but next time...

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Colin and Kay, Thank you so much for being such pleasant guests , and for taking the time and trouble to write this lovely review on behalf of us all here at Arumvale. It is most appreciated , we do hope to see you here again in the future. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

Norwich
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a very enjoyable 2 days here having come from Cape Town and Stellenbosch on the way. Having been eating out ever night it was a bonus to see the Braai laid freshly each night for us to cook. SA having been in a drought situation for so long it decided to change during our visit which made the...

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Felicity, Thank you so much for your encouraging words and for this lovely review written on behalf of us all here at Arumvale , it is most appreciated. We do hope that you will pay us another visit in the future. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A brilliant stay in a peaceful scenic setting. We loved all the fine touches and great service from Carole and George. The braai / Weber was prepared, beautiful Rain bathroom products and a comfortable environment. We're looking forward to our next stay!

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me make a couple of things clear. The accommodation states that it is a Country House. From a UK point of view it is not, it is a house in the country. The owner states that there is walking, horse riding etc. There is not, if you want to do these things then they are available in Swellendam and...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Staff were friendly and helpful. Its so peaceful and quiet, wished we could have stayed a week! I would highly recommend this place to both family and friends. Just make sure you stop in town for some goodies to make for dinner, otherwise you will need to leave again to stock up. The only downside to the stay was that...

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Gizelle and Mark, Thank you both for both staying with us and for this lovely review writteen on behalf of us all here at Arumvale. Thank you also for the positive comment regarding bathing babies , we shall obtain a portable bath tub with stand which we can have available for parents in future. Warmest regards, George Missing...

Cape Town Central
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Arumvale has the most spectacular view of the mountain range, so needless to say most of our time was spent on the patio. Room was very comfortable too though! George gave us excellent suggestions of what to do and where to eat (De Companjie being the highlight). Will definitely be back for some R&R.

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Francesca and Marina, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review on behalf of us all here at Arumvale , it is well appreciated. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The rooms and cottage we stayed in were picture perfect and the view magnificent. Crispy clean and truly beautiful and we will return to the area and stay here again and again. the complete feel of the country life.

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Deon and Carol, Thank you so much for this lovely review written on behalf of us all here at Arumvale, it is much appreciated. We do look forward seeing you both here again and wish you a blessed 2017. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Really lovely place to stay, the views were increadible over looking the mountains and fields. So peaceful and relaxing. Great location very close to town, we would highly recommend this lovely spot!!

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Good day Kim and Laurah, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write this lovely review on behalf of us all here at Arumvale , it is much appreciated. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arumvale Country House provides well appointed, self-catering facilities and friendly, professional service. Situated in Swellendam's beautiful Hermitage Valley, which is a three kilometer walk or drive from Swellendam's historic town centre. Arumvale has three luxury, self-catering suites, one standard suite and a rustic garden cottage within a beautiful garden & countryside setting. Each suite has a large bedroom, en-suite bathroom, a themed lounge, kitchenette, private patio and separate entrance. ... more   less 

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Address: Bethel Street | Hermitage Valley, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 3,746 - ₹ 5,494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arumvale Country House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The most expensive has the worst views!!!”
 of 5 bubbles kmoore0, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great views, tranquil, quiet, restful!”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“King size bed available in Carol Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Remember this is self catering so take your own food, suggest you braai ...and buy local meat at the excellent local country butchery”
 of 5 bubbles winogabon, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cottage is away from the main house and feels like you are miles away from anyone or anything”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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