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Aan de Oever Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 37 Swellendam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Frankfurt, Germany
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“Best Place we have been on our trip!”
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Such a lovely place! Every detail in the guesthouse is making with much of love! We arrived late and got an awesome, big family room for a very good price! We were allowed to cook in the kitchen for our two kids. Very big with a huge bathroom with 2 showers and a bathtub,bathrobes, Flowers everywhere and a well equipt minibar. The breakfast with the fluffy omelette and the whole buffet was so yummy! The view around is amazing and the garden is such a relaxing place! We felt like in a 5 star hotel! After the check-out we got an delicious self-made-muffin for present for the road. Such a nice idea! By the way: I need the recipe ! And to top all of it, we came to our car and it was fully cleaned from the greatly stuff! Thank you that you made it possible to staying at your place!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 21 March 2014
Is was so good to welcome you and your beautiful kids in the Guinea Fowl. We really hope so see you again one day.
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

A very comfortable base for exploring the area, with beautiful views of the mountains from our bedroom veranda. All the staff were friendly and helpful, and we would stay again if we were returning to Swellendam.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 16 March 2014
Thank you very much for the review that you gave us.
We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us!

Hope that we can welcome you back in the near future!
Warm Aan de Oever Regards
Nadia
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Hants
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

Lovely guest house, very friendly staff great welcome at reception and very nice comfortable room. Breakfast great and plenty of it. Car cleaned overnight and a bag of muffins to set us off on our journey. The Guest House is in a lovely area with great views and a wonderful garden. Just one small problem was the lighting in the room - I appreciate it being eco friendly but found even when lights were on difficult to use make up mirrors etc. Still had a great stay.

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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 5 March 2014
Hi,
Thank you very much for your review. It means a lot to us.
Thank you for telling about the lights in the room, we appreciate all comments and advise.
Hope that we can welcome you back in the near future!

Warm Aan de Oever Greetings
Nadia
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

Stopped at Swellendam for 2nights. Very quiet place, had some good restaurants. The guest house was very nice. Staff very friendly and run very well. Breakfast was good. When we left we were given a muffin for our journey, nice touch

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 3 March 2014
Dear Murry

Thank you very much for your kind review. We really appreciate it.
So glad that you enjoyed your stay with us.
Hope that we can welcome you back in the near future! :)

Warm Regards
Nadia
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Birmingham United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2014

The guesthouse is set in a most idyllic spot next to the river, so peaceful and relaxing. The staff were most friendly and helpful, would have been good to have them on-site all the time. The bathroom missed an excellent rating.
Would certainly stay there again.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 3 March 2014
Thank you very much for your review, it means a lot to us.

We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future!

Warm Regards
Nadia
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Baarn, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Our stay at the lovely guesthouse Aan de Oever was great from the first till the last minute. A very warm welcom, thoughtfull in every detail and a marvellous room with a view on the garden and the mountains. Nicely decorated as well.
We will certainly come back. And very much appreciated, the delicious muffins as a gift on departure.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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aandeoever, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 23 February 2014
Dear Mr David

Thank you very much for your wonderful review about Aan de Oever Guesthouse.
It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope that we can welcome you back in the near future!

Warm Regards
Nadia
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Absolutely lovely room and service. Great! But you should not call your pool a swimming pool. This is not a swimming pool at all. It is a bath to wash your feet. This is however the only possible complaint because the rest is excellent!



  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review, 27 January 2017
Oh Wow, not sure how this was missed,
obviously a little late, giggle, but we do want to thank you all the same.

Best Wishes,
Aan de Oever Team
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Property: Aan de Oever Guesthouse
Address: 21 Faure Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Swellendam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Aan de Oever Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aan de Oever Guesthouse is nestled on the banks of the Koornlands River, in a garden boasting many species of bird life. Aan de Oever combines picturesque views and excellent service. Enjoy a relaxing swim in the saltwater pool or watch birds. All rooms are spaciously laid-out and feature chic furnishings. We look forward to welcoming you to our special place. ... more   less 
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