We enjoyed a three night stay here. We had a wonderful welcome and they plot all the places we could visit in Swellendam. The room is fantastic, spacious with a great kitchen ! The bed, linen, cushions towels and cleaning of the room were five-star ! The fact that there is no DSTV channels was a little disappointing, we had to go into town to watch the rugby ! Keep in mind thet we were visiting in July, it was very chilly at night and in the mornings, as there is no heater in the room ( you are not always in the mood to make fire through the day - at R20 a bundle it could get costy ! ) it was very COLD to get dressed ! As it was full-house there was definitely a problem with hot water, two nights in a row one of us had no hot water to bath or shower. As it is a four-star rating they have to look into this small problems in winter time, then we will definitely return !
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 4 star luxury self-catering accommodation on a superb location. A Hilltop Country Retreat is located in the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to the town centre, where you get the best of both worlds ... 360' views and no traffic. A Hilltop Country Retreat offers a complete experience far superior to that of a mere stop-over. Our rooms are spacious and luxurious featuring finishes and furniture made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The delightful calabash radios, created by South African artist Soloman, are just one of the beautiful, unique and mostly handmade elements we have chosen to enrich your stay. Our accommodation offers great value for money. All the rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. You can dine inside or on the patio while enjoying the magnificent and inspiring view of the Langeberg Mountains and the town below. Pick some fresh herbs from our garden to prepare your own special meal or dine out at one of the many exquisite restaurants Swellendam has to offer. Here you can relax and unwind surrounded by breathtaking landscapes in a restful environment far from the hustle and bustle, but convenient to Swellendam's many attractions. A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but it's also a great base for trips and excursions. Book today, and come and experience the delights A Hilltop Country Retreat has to offer. We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast, so you can enjoy your morning meal in the privacy of your own room or patio whenever it suits you. Breakfast includes: bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, butter, jam, muesli, yoghurt, juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk and a variety of fruit. **DSTV now available in all the rooms ... more less
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