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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 1 week ago

The place was lovely and would give the garden and the eco swimming pool 5/5 and the breakfast was really a 5 stars everything french , but unfortunately the room we didn't like it since the tv was in the wrong place and doesn't work...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely B&B and quite rightly deserves the 5 star rating it has. It is in an amazing setting and attention to detail is superb. Our room was clean and comfortable with everything you could ask for, bathroom luxurious. Breakfast was great with fresh baked goods...More

Thank Mat5543
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was very nice and had such wonders as a silent mini-bar. Nicely, everything was included. Good bathroom and shower although the sink area was a bit busy to fit my own stuff in and like many hotels there was no provision for putting...More

Thank Camper817643
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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Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded 5 August 2018

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

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Description
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$118 - US$346 (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$118 - US$346 (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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Room Tips
"There is a jacuzzi and sauna which we didn't get to you but plan a night around it. We will next time."
BradleysTravellers
2 Apr 2018
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"All rooms are superb, any room will do."
Michael-Stavanger
17 Jan 2018
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"Just book The Hideaway"
AstraCoventry
10 Dec 2017
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"All the rooms look out onto the garden"
christophermV8114ZR
14 Apr 2017
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