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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2011

The best place we stayed in during a 10 day trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. Absolutely everything you dream of in one place. Fantastic room (the one always featured in the photos), superb grounds and wonderful service. impossible to say anything negative about this gem. Swellendam is unfortunately a one-night stop; however we found two great places to...

Thank JSN87
Aarschot, Belgium
Reviewed 16 March 2011

Andreas welcomed us with open arms and showed us our beautiful and impeccable room (large!). The bathroom was the largest we had on our trip with a large bath tub and great shower. We enjoyed the garden and our own little terrace and ofcourse the breakfast on the patio. Really worth every penny! (note: the South Africa Suite had a...

Thank Chococat24
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2011

From the moment we arrived and received an enthusiastic and friendly welcome from the owner, Andreas, we felt relaxed and happy. The hotel has been beautifully designed, our loft apartment was spotless and stylish and the garden is an oasis. There is also a lovely jacuzzi with views to the mountain beyond, which was a very pleasant spot to enjoy...

Thank JennyHine
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. Everything about the experience was luxurious. The accommodation, the garden and service. The owners Andreas and Franziska are hands on and delightful. Thoroughly recommended.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Been to South Africa four times and this is the only place that we have placed first on the team sheet every time. Initially we used Rothman as a resting place along the Garden Route but more recently we have stayed because of the sheer class and beauty of the property - expertly run by Andreas and Franzisca. The suites...

Thank David H
Northants, England
Reviewed 4 February 2011

We travelled the Garden Route and R62 from Cape Town to Franschoek to Swellendam to Oudtshoorn to Plettenberg Bay. 2 nights at Rothman Manor was the highlight of our 17-day trip. So much so that we booked a further night on our way back to Cape Town. Andreas and Franziska who own and manage the lodge are a delightful couple,...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2011

We stayed at Rothman Manor for one night when driving en route to Cape Town from Knysna whilst on our honeymoon. On arrival we were greeted by Andreas who was extremely welcoming and he kindly told us that we had been upgraded to the honeymoon suite which was a lovely touch and it was a beautiful room. It had a...

Thank keeno9712
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2011

Beautiful guest house. Wonderful rooms, modern, fresh and clean.Stunning decor and very pleasant staff. Lovely pool area and jaquzzi on a viewing deck where you can enjoy a sundowner and watch the Zebra and Springbock graze!!

Thank LucyClark
Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2011

I have visited South Africa 5 times now and each year visited I have tried to get into this luxury guest house. This was my first visit and with my partner who has never visited South Africa before. We both thought the suite was stunning, a wonderful melange of traditional African décor with a touch of 21st Century technology and...

Thank John_Wayne2010_12
Reviewed 7 January 2011

We stayed for two nights with my parents and sister. This is a beautiful place, the rooms are large and nicely decorated and the beds so comfortable. The grounds are very peaceful with lots of nice touches like the hot tub overlooking the land. The owners are charming and friendly and breakfast under the oak tree is delicious. If you...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This trendy five star boutique guest retreat is your destination for accommodation in Swellendam. On the 3,5 ha estate you will find your privacy in hidden places and relax in the park like garden. Luxury and stylish design, with every comfort, decorated with African elements show a perfect match and into a laid back and retreat atmosphere. Rothman Manor offer three thatched houses, on a 3.5 hectares estate, in the famous Cape Dutch architecture going back to 1834. Unwind by the pool, read in the seclusion of your private outdoor space or just watch the onside game from the Jacuzzi and the abundance of bird life around the huge pond littered with lotus flowers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rothman Manor

Address: 286 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: ₹ 7,396 - ₹ 14,531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rothman Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms would have been great”
 of 5 bubbles RayVicki2017, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Morning Sky Suite”
 of 5 bubbles Benoni4, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“make sure you dont have the room facing the road, the others face the garden and pool”
 of 5 bubbles hummingbirdtraveller, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superb location, very modern and superbly run. No complaints whatsoever.”
 of 5 bubbles 450kate, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Expect all rooms were of same top quality.”
 of 5 bubbles petercY2500MD, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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