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Augusta de Mist Country House
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Reviewed 7 January 2014

During our honeymoon we have stayed in some of SA's "top rated" hotels. The attention to detail, impeccable standards and wonderful decor which give Augusta de Mist real personality far exceeded anything we have experienced in the fore mentioned places. The owners were incredibly friendly and ensured we were comfortable and well looked after. Michel welcomed us with a complimentary bottle of wine and wonderful carrot cake for afternoon tea. Augusta de Mist deserves a 5* rating and is certainly one of the true hidden small gems along the garden route and indeed in South Africa!

Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank David and Natal... L
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

A friend questioned why we were bothering with a stop in Swellendam, but after doing so I would definitely recommend for 2 reasons , and Augusta De Mist is one of them (La Sosta restaurant is the other, see seperate review).

Michel and Henk have a charming pace in Augusta De Mist, with a totally unique style, great friendly service, wonderful rooms and grounds, and attention to detail unlike anything I have come across in my extensive travels. It honestly feels like you are staying with friends in their luxurious guest cottage on their country estate.

I'd say the style of the place is a great cross between comtemporary and traditional, rooms are all different but furnished and equipped with every conceivable amenity - even down to a picnic rucksack with plates, cutlery and glasses. A decanter of sherry, complimentary minibar, freshly ground coffee, a selection of teas and nice biscuits provide a warm welcome and the guys themselves add to this.

A lovely pool area, and tranquil gardens make this an ideal place to relax for a couple of days, and I wish that we'd had more than one night. Unfortunately, the night we were staying, Henk wasn't cooking so we missed out on the famed African dinner. Instead, Michel booked us into the La Sosta restaurant (fabulous), so my recommendation would be to stay 2 nights and have dinner at Augusta De Mist one night and at La Sosta on the other.

Wonderful place..............

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Hamish11
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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Under every category scores 5 stars +.
Only stayed one night - and wish we could have stayed longer.
Missed dinner but went to La Sosta instead - which was prob best food we had on our trip.
By far the best place we stayed on the garden route (we stayed in 7 places all over 3 weeks)

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

My wife and I are from Canada and stayed at Augusta de Mist in November. Our experience was excellent. The hotel is quiet, well located and beautifully maintained. Breakfast was first rate. Michel and Henk are gracious and welcoming hosts. As we only stayed one night, we missed out on dinner at the hotel but Michel recommended a very good restaurant just a short walk away.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank douglasj28
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Stayed here 2 nights in December. The Arum Lily cottage is super private and comes with nice fireplace. The host, Michel, is very attentive, dinner is amazing, so don't miss out on that. For the second night the owner has already booked us in another restaurant (La Sosta, amazing, another must go) which is apparently booked out usually, so we much appreciated the pre-arrangement.

Room Tip: Arum Lily is super private, we loved it.
  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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