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Overview
10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam 6740 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We arrived at the establishment tired and still needed to work. The owner send us around to the back as if we were servants. There was a sign on the front door: Should nobody open up, please walk around to the back. He opened the...More

Thank Estievm
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

So sorry the signs were not clear enough, there are actually 4 signs all showing where reception was.Some of them are very large indeed. Not sure wht TLC the room needs, we spend a lot of time and effort making it as perfect as possible,...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

A real jewel we had the luck to find. Strreetside you see a rather small, older house, but once inside it opens up to a magnificent garden, around which the various rooms are organized. Somewhat further in the garden also a very large swimming pond...More

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Thank Jan P
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for the review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 17 April 2018

We stayed at the Hideaway for 1 night. The place is lovely, the garden beatuful, breakfast was amazing with Jackie and Stephen preparing everything themselves from local ingrediants. They gave us many useful suggestions as to our continued route and were extermely helpful when I...More

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Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

It was lovely having youto stay, We hope you wil come back soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We have stayed for many years at The Hideaway on our touring trips in South Africa and enjoy it so much every time. Stephen and Jackie are wonderful hosts and are so welcoming, caring and efficient. The rooms are large, nicely furnished and with all...More

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Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed yesterday with family. Have to say that this is an absolute fantastic find after the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. The guesthouse is lovingly kept by owners Jackie & Stephen. You can not fault the surroundings, the facilities & the food (home cooked)...More

Thank Simon B
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. hope to see you again soon.

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This small country guest house in the breathtakingly beautiful Swellendam region of South Africa has the charm and elegance to make your stay both pleasant and memorable. Stephen and Jackie offer a unique ...More experience of 5 Star accommodation: unrivaled hospitality, elegant furnishings, understated luxury with emphasis on service and guest satisfaction, and one of the best breakfasts in South Africa. Swellendam is an ideal location from which to explore the Overberg region, which is full of things to do an places to see. There is so much to do in the area that Stephen and Jackie will gladly help you to plan your trip. Please get in touch! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 108 - US$ 324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 108 - US$ 324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
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Traveller (54)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"There is a jacuzzi and sauna which we didn't get to you but plan a night around it. We will next time."
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"All the rooms look out onto the garden"
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