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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

To make it short: Warm welcome by the staff and the lady of the house. Cosy and clean cottage in a beautiful garden. Delicious dinner in the authentic restaurant. HOWEVER this firt positive impression was completly ruined next morning by choleric behaviour of the owner, who seems to think that shouting at his guests is an appropriate way of communication...

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MeneerKaap, Manager at Roosje van de Kaap, responded to this review

This review is reality turned upside down with purpose to hurt. The issue was as follows: This couple seems to think that it's normal to let a one year old baby crawl through the restaurant, while other people are enjoying there meal and we are working; unsafe, unhygienic and frankly annoying to other guests. In the evening the owner (while...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

A group of us stayed for 2 nights after completing the whale trail - a luxurious treat after our efforts. The proprietors were very obliging and rearranged the dining room to accommodate a birthday dinner celebration. We loved lounging by the pool or finding a shady spot in the beautiful grounds to read. The museum is across the road and...

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Brenton-on-Sea, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The feedback of our friends, 11 couples of them, were overwelmed with your brilliant service, hospitality and accommodation! Many Thanks and much appreciated ... IT’S ALL ABOUT FINDING THE “CALM” IN THE “CHAOS” CG Jung May Roosje van de Kaap Excel in ways you've never expected ! Warm Regards, Brian & Sophie

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Abcoude, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Very nice room, lovely dinner (real Indonesian!). Owners are friendly and helpful but the contact with them was rather distant, impersonal, as opposed to in most other accommodations where we stayed during our holidays.

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Betty Bay
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were so tired and exhausted when we arrived and was received with warmth and open arms. The owners are a very professional and real hospitality trained couple and you can only expect the best. Food and service was outstanding. On arrival hot coffee and fresh bottle water was awaiting in the room. It is a beautiful Guesthouse in awesome...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We enjoyed a lovely stay in the garden room with beautiful views on the surrounding mountains, and at night we had a wonderful dinner in the restaurant. The staff is very friendly and Freerk&Helpi are wonderful hosts. Highly recommended!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Cute little room in the garden, very clean and cozey. Welcomed by the owners and made to feel right at home. It would have been nice to have a tv in the room but was very relaxing without the tv, allows you to switch off completely.

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Decided to come back to Roosje van de Kaap after a long time. Staff still as friendly and helpful. The grounds and rooms still in mint condition. Will keep on coming back. Can't wait to have dinner. From what I can remember was excellent. Keep it up guys.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I enjoyed my stay in Roosje van de Kaap, although the first night I had stay in the dark for short while due to some power challenges not load shedding. The weather in Swellendam was cold & I could not operate the heater. It can be switched on but not feel warmth of it.

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vienna
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We arrived by car and we kindly welcome by a lady who turned out to be the waitress (she kindly served us breakfast), maybe cleaning lady (we saw her take the laundry in) but she was not the owner. We parked the car and i went to close the gate and a man came along with children just said hello...

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MeneerKaap, Manager at Roosje van de Kaap, responded to this review

We teach all our employees to take care of guests, they noticeably gain more self-confidence, pride and pleasure in their work, apart from that they are capable and very helpful. As for the owner saying hello, he always does that very polite and friendly, when he is busy taking care of other things (and most likely will not have the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the top of Swellendam's main road you see the jewel of the towns' legendary buildings: The Drostdy. Behind this historical complex our 13 room guesthouse-restaurant is located. The view of the Langeberg Mountains from our pool and lush garden is breathtaking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roosje van de Kaap

Address: 5 Drostdy Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 4,610 - ₹ 6,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Roosje van de Kaap 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The honeymoon suite offers the most privacy and has the best views of the Langeberg Mountains. But all rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles PeterG947, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Honeymoon Cottage is lovely, but there are quite a few steps to reach it.”
  • Honeymoon Cottage - bed
 of 5 bubbles JudgeGeoff, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“One of the garden rooms is definitely to be recommended”
 of 5 bubbles 456JuliaP, 3 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The Garden rooms are very special!”
 of 5 bubbles StephanWeyers, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Our room was super and they all appeared to be as delightful”
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 of 5 bubbles 146Chris2014, 12 Apr 2014 | Read review
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