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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not having sat nav we relied on the hotels arrival instructions which are not correct. It says turn up the street opposite the BP garage. It is in fact an Atlantic Oil petrol station. Its a lovely quiete location just a short walk from the high street. Our room Sauvignon Blanc was lovely. A good size with a big comfortable...

Thank david s
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably the best place to stay in Swellendam. We had a lovely large suite (pinot noir) but be careful which room you choose as ours had a water bed which was not to our liking. The breakfast is superb but the evening dinner menu is limited, a table d'hote, and very overpriced. The dining room is very small...

Thank misstellithowitis
dekloof, Manager at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and happy to read to be rated as the best place to stay in Swellendam as quoted! Our Restaurant 18 Zero One is an intimate cosy restaurant open for in house guests year around and open for outside guests as well in summer time. Our in-house Chef who sources the best local produce and offer...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was lovely and the staff were very polite and helpful. Some slight issues ordering a bottle of sparkling wine and the jacuzzi bath didn't seem to function properly. The evening meal was fantastic and the breakfast was lovely (with option of sparkling wine!). Geese were a little noisy at 4am, but other than that it was a nice...

Thank soh220
Limoges, France
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We just spent one night here before heading off to the garden route. We had the Manor Suite (Pinot) which was spacious and comfortable with the most enormous bathroom - double shower and spa bath. Wow. The bed was a water bed. I rather liked it, OH not so sure. Everything was immaculate - the grounds, the public areas, the...

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We only stayed for one night at De Kloof but loved the accommodation very much. The room was beautiful, the staff ever so helpfull and the breakfast was a real treat! Would definitely stay again! Thanks for making our stay special.

Thank Cindy M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 October 2016

It was a lovely historic property, but I would not call it a 5 star property, 4 perhaps. We were in the 2 bedroom suite. It would work fine for a family but not for 2 couples traveling together. One bedroom is open to the living room without a door. Noise easily carries from the upstairs bedroom to the downstairs...

Thank David F
dekloof, General Manager at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we were pleased to have accommodated you in the spacious two bedroom/ 2 bathroom suite instead of the requested twin room. This 2 bedroom suite is our Family suite meant for for 2 adults + 2 teenagers and is therefor not suitable for 2 couples and is not allowed either or advertised as that...

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is a charming oasis tucked away off the main street in Swellendam. With the new team of hotel management and staff since the beginning of September they have a lot to be rightly proud of. Very warm greeting from Tobias, along with a cup of iced tea was welcome after our day of driving to get here. They have...

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dekloof, General Manager at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your time to write this lovely review ! We are glad to read that you enjoyed all our facilities and services and will try our utmost to even exceed your high expectations next time coming to the hotel. We will pass on your kind comments to the entire team, Thank you !

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Our accommodation was good - luxurious and comfortable - we moved twice in 4 days because we had extended our booking in September prior to our December/January stay. The Cape Dutch homestead dates back to 1801 and breakfast was served daily on the patio under giant umbrellas. Swellendam is the 3rd oldest town in South Africa so there's lots to...

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dekloof, Owner at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

This is a fake review ! We asked Tripadvisor to remove this review but they refused to do so !!! These guests did not stay at our hotel and we have proof on our reservation system that name and nationality did not occur over specific mentioned period.

Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had an absolutely amazing stay at De Kloof, Marjolein is an incredible host and she and her staff create an atmosphere of absolute luxury and attentiveness from the minute you arrive and continue to surprise you throughout your stay with little touches of added magic. The building is absolutely exquisite with original wood floors and surrounded by beautifully kept...

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dekloof, General Manager at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and so pleased to hear about your good night's experience on the high stabilized waterbed - a sense of well being ! We will pass your comments to our newly appointed Chef who is preparing to take Restaurant 18 Zero One to an even next level and therefor like to invite you back soon...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Two night stay was perfect. Very quiet and professional service all round. Little extras thrown in by the hosts. Few problems with some of amenities but nothing major. All good in the end, although the kitchen could do with a rethink. Some of the dishes were a tad disappointing. The hosts/managers were so amenable that all is forgiven.

Thank Michael L
dekloof, General Manager at De Kloof Luxury Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to write your positive comments ! We like to invite you back soon as now we have a newly appointed Chef and hope that next time you are ready to rate us with the 5 stars ! Please let us know when travelling again to our area we would be pleased to introduce you to...

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5 star boutique hotel& Villa & SPA -Member of best Boutique Hotels of the World Often described as the Jewel and Grand Dame of Swellendam- Western Cape -South Africa -where history meets trends with unique interior decor. Hotel offers spacious rooms & suites all with free WIFI ,large designer bathrooms,extra length beds and climate control. high teas, breakfast, lunches and evening fusion tasting dinners and a la carte dinners served in Restaurant 18 Zero One ,large pool with breathtaking views. Spa for beauty and massage treatments with award award winning products and services. Dam with geese and ducks, several secluded gardens and koi ponds Grand Suite with waterbed, jacuzzi and fireplace as well 2 bedroom family Suites available. A true Oasis and hidden gem on superb quiet large grounds walking distance from historical heart of village ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Kloof Luxury Estate

Address: 8 Weltevrede Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 8,780 - ₹ 16,880 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — De Kloof Luxury Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you're not a fan of water beds check as two rooms have water beds”
 of 5 bubbles misstellithowitis, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We particularly enjoyed our thatched double storey room close to the swimming pool and Spa”
 of 5 bubbles Bongitole, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Manor (Pinot Noir) Suite a must”
 of 5 bubbles lorenr986, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't book the suite!”
 of 5 bubbles KFM9275, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Rosé room may not be suitable for tall people, due to the eaves in the bedroom and bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 586annelieseh, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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