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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Positives: The garden is beautiful, and the breakfasts are fantastic. The location is also very good. Jacky was absolutely lovely, hospitable and very friendly. Negatives: I'm surprised that it is listed as 5-star, as I'd say it was more like a good 3-star (I've stayed at many 4 & 5 star establishments locally and internationally). I found Steven to be...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed at this delightful guest house on three separate occasions and will make it my regular stop when traveling along the N2. To my delight, I found that since my previous visit, the owners had bought adjacent land and had transformed it with a huge Eco-pool and had erected a new "breakfast" room and kitchen alongside the pool....

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IlkleyWYorksEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our annual stay at this superb guest house was as good as ever. We love staying with Stephen and Jackie....they are fabulous hosts and look after us very well. The garden rooms are spacious and have all the extra touches ....fresh flowers, lovely toiletries, comfortable beds etc. We enjoy early evening drinks with other guests at the pool terrace each...

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Selkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb accommodation in a beautiful location. The gardens are a lovely surprise behind the main house. The views of the mountains are fantastic from the lounge where breakfast and wine in the evening is served. Breakfast was lovely with fresh bread and muffins etc everyday and hot options. The eco pool was refreshing to cool off in with towels provided....

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Thank storm76
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolut wonderful place to stay in this little town! Very friendly owner and superb breakfast served next to the pool! The garden withe the eco-swimming pool was perfect, a very tranquil place to visit

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Thank Gerhard G
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host of this home was incredibly condescending, accusatory and completely lacking in an understanding of privacy. Staying there for a business trip, he was insensitive to our needs of a decent nights sleep. We will not be returning for business or leisure, nor will we be recommending this to anyone.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful stay. Stephen and Jackie are the perfect hosts who definitely go the extra mile. And Swellendam is a fabulous place to be based for a few days. Tons to see in the town and a short drive away.

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Swellendam, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

100% Positive review, clean, comfortable and exceptionally well equipped. Great breakfast and beautiful setting by the eco pool. Would stay for much longer next time, one night not enough. Stephen gave us a very detailed talk on the facilities of the accommodation, local restaurants and numerous places we could visit had we been able to extend our stay, but sadly...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hideaway,on a recommendation of a friend, what a great find. The location is ideal to use as a base to visit attractions, pointed out to us by Stephen the Owner. He was very helpfull in advising where to go and what to see.Will defenatly be making a second visit and stay next year.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful! What a lovely surprise only wish we had known about it before hand and would have definitely stayed for more than night. The place and owners were a delight and couldn't have been more hospitable. We hope to return there one day

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hideaway

Address: 10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 7,165 - ₹ 10,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hideaway 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ecstasy Rose room was superb with a bathroom en-suite to match”
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