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Braeside Guest House

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 February 2015

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful place for 2 nights. We thought we had a kingsizebed but this was not the case. Booking.com, guaranteed us a kingsize bed however and therefore we booked this, but Fiona, the very friendly and accomodating owner didn't had them. ( also in all the other rooms ) She was upset, Booking.com gave...

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Beautiful old well maintained guesthouse. The breakfast is a 5 star experience. Everything you can imagine is available. We had a wonderful stay for 5 days at Fiona's place. We certainly cone again when visiting S.Africa

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Beautiful setting, Fiona went out of her way to make us welcome. Food and accomodation fabulous. bhih doj nbadbn ajfnbn;a\pndf bbnbnbfdnvpahevdn bjfhbofnjfnbjfvjlknvjdn cjkkfvnkldfnbmcvlkfjbfjbkfnbnbfnb

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berlin
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Thanks a lot to Fiona having again a great stay at her beautiful house surrounded by the awesome garden and the great landscape. We enjoyed the great breakfast at the terrace and hope to see you next time again! When staying in Swellendam one should use the opportunity eating out at La Sosta...best Italian cuisine outside Italy!

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay in this lovely guesthouse. Great atmosphere. Perfect host. Our room was comfortable and clean. Best and most beautiful breakfast table ever! Good restaurants nearby. Would definitely stay there again!

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Reviewed 20 January 2015

We loved staying here, the hostess was charming and there was so much thought put into making her guests feel comfortable. The breakfast was the best yet with every consideration given . The gardens were lovely and the views outstanding from the verandah where we were able to have breakfast.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We fell in love with the old perfectly renovated and converted Cape home. The welcome we received was exceptionally warm and friendly and the attention to detail in the rooms and service was excellent. Our only complaint was that we could not spend more time in the area to explore all it has to offer.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2015

My family of 4 including 2 older children had stayed at this establishment before abd been very happy so we came back. Totally satisfied in every possible way. They dontheir best for the guest and cannot recommend it mire highly. We will not use any itgervestablishment in Swellendam, a great small town.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We had a wonderful time at this excellent little B&B. The house is beautiful and old, she provides a lovely wine & port selection gratis, and the breakfast was our favorite of the trip. And the hostess, like all the best ones, is indefatigably interested in making sure her guests are comfortable.

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London
Reviewed 29 December 2014

An excellent place to stop off on your way to the Garden route. A great old home with some original furniture. Well worth visiting, very peaceful with loads of birds and gorgeous plants. There's a pool to swim in too. The breakfast was delicious and the house manager is knowledgable and helpful.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful Cape Edwardian house set in large garden with views over the Langeberg Mountains and the Marloth Nature Reserve. Built in 1901, Braeside has a lot of charm and character and is a haven of tranquillity with 5 very nice individually styled en-suite bedrooms. We are situated in a very peaceful and safe area of the picturesque town of Swellendam, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. We are a 4-Star graded property (Tourism Grading Council). We offer gracious, personal service in a beautiful setting. Our breakfast consists of a continental buffet composed of cereals, yogurt, fresh fruits, various local cheeses, cold meats, fruit juices. We also pride ourselves in serving several homemade products such as: freshly baked organic breads, orgnanic cake, organic sweet and savory muffins, jams and marmalade. The cooked part of our breakfast will be made on request. It will consist of our fresh free range eggs from the garden either fried, scrambled, poached, or boiled; we can also provide very nice omelettes with several seasonings, bacon, mushrooms, sausage and grilled tomatoes . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Braeside Guest House

Address: 13 Van Oudtshoorn Road, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 5,498 - ₹ 8,051 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Braeside Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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