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The variety of great quality accommodation options in Swellendam are almost endless. From 5 star luxury to the bare basics you are surrounded by natural beauty in the third oldest town in South Africa. The lists below are not the only top quality accommodation in Swellendam, but they are some of my personal favourites. These are the places I would recommend my friends to stay. So if you are here for adventure or just to relax and enjoy the hospitality of this farming community, you are sure to find the perfect place to stay from the options below. Looking for pet-friendly?
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SCHOONE OORDT COUNTRY HOUSE
5 Star Country Hotel - Swellendam

Schoone Oordt Country House is a charming country hotel in Swellendam South Africa, possibly the best of Swellendam luxury accommodation.
 
Address: 1 Swellengrebel St
Contact: +27 (0)28 514 1248
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AAN DE OEVER GUESTHOUSE

4 Star Bed & Breakfast - Swellendam

Located on the banks of the Koornlands river. Aan de Oever has exquisite accommodation in thirteen elegantly furnished bedrooms and suits.

 

Address: 21 Faure St

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 1066​

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BABETTE BED AND BREAKFAST

4 Star Bed & Breakfast - Swellendam

Babette is a unique, Provencal style home with three garden cottages and one romantic room with a view. Built in French style the house and rooms are full of lovely details.

 

Address: 13 Drostdy St

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 2406

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A HILLTOP COUNTRY RETREAT

4 Star Self-Catering - Swellendam

Our rooms are spacious and luxurious offering great value for money. All the rooms come with en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped self-catering kitchens & wi-fi. We have a swimming pool.

 

Address: 7 Bergsig Ave

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 2294

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 AAN DE EIKE GUESTHOUSE

4 Star Bed & Breakfast - Swellendam

Situated 300m from Drostdy Museum, Aan de Eike Guest House features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. 

 

Address: 13 Swellengrebel St

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 1066

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 LA SOSTA GUESTHOUSE & RESTAURANT

3 Star Bed & Breakfast - Swellendam

Blissful atmosphere, Italian food, and good people. We offer accommodation in six double rooms. La Sosta Restaurant  offers an unforgettable fine dining experience.

 

Address: 145 Voortrek St

Contact: +27 (0)28 514 1470

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HERMITAGE HUISIES

Self Catering - Swellendam
All cottages are comfortably furnished with all the necessities, fireplace and unlimited Wi-Fi. We are pet-friendly. We have a swimming pool and Kol Kol tub for the winter.
 
Address: Hermitage Valley, Swellendam
Contact: +27 (0)61 660 2138
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THE ECO TREEHOUSE

Self Catering - Swellendam
The Eco Treehouse is a fully equipped, luxury self-catering cabin for your retreat in nature. Nature, horses, peace, sauna, wood-fired hot tub, cycling, hiking, birds, wildlife. 
 
Address: Hermitage Valley, Swellendam
Contact: +27 (0)82 335 7920
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ARUMVALE COUNTRY HOUSE

Self Catering - Swellendam
Arumvale is perfectly situated from which to explore Swellendam or to enjoy a comfortable countryside experience with majestic mountain views & natural landscapes. Pet Friendly.
 
Address: Hermitage Valley, Swellendam
Contact: +27 (0)83 260 6241
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BERGVIEW GUESTHOUSE

3 Start Bed & Breakfast - Swellendam

Located within walking distance of the Drostdy and restaurants. They offer wi-fi, free bikes, an outdoor swimming pool, braai area & a shared lounge.

 

Address: 26 Berg St

Contact: +27 (0)82 389 0002

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BUKKENBURG POTTERY GUEST COTTAGE

Self Catering Cottage - Swellendam

A beautiful luxury two bedroom, set in the garden of prominent Studio Potters, David Schlapobersky in the historic heart of Swellendam. Breakfast can be provided on request.

 

Address: 8 Hermanus Steyn St

Contact: +27 (0)82 342 5453

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Great View

airbnb - Swellendam

Two bedrooms with two beds each in a stunning house in the most beautiful part of Swellendam. Spectacular views of the mountain and safe parking inside garage! About 500m from Swellendam's brand new mountain bike trails. Mountain bikes available. Within walking distance of restaurants, shops and museum.

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SOMERSET GIFT GETAWAY FARM

Self Catering - Buffeljagsrivier
Somerset Gift Getaway farm has six charming self-catering accommodation options, The Manor House & 5 smaller houses.​​ Very private and in nature.

 
Address: Buffeljagsrivier (12km from Swellendam)
Contact: +27 (0)28 512 3652
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UMSHANTI

Self Catering & Camping - Buffeljagsrivier
Umshanti is set on the Buffeljags Dam, offering great views. Accommodation is offered in five cottages, a romantic timber cottage & a ‘Gypsy Cottage’. Conference facilities are also available.

 
Address: Buffeljagsrivier (12km from Swellendam)
Contact: +27 (0)28 512 3787
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KWETU GUEST FARM

Self Catering - Buffeljagsrivier
Sable, Eland, Kudu, Springbok, Bontebok, and more! We have three comfortable, self-catering, one bedroom cottages. We have 87 hectares in which to walk, jog, fish or cycle. 


Address: Buffeljagsrivier (12km from Swellendam)
Contact: +27 (0)63 560 9390
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STRAWBERRY HILL FARM

Self Catering & Camping - Grootvadersbosch

It’s the views here that will capture you. Strawberry Hill Farm borders the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve. Guests can enjoy various activities in the area, including mountain biking and hiking.

 

Address: Grootvadersbosch

Contact: +27 (0)79 335 0269

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SUURBRAAK SCHUUR

Self Catering - Suurbraak

Superior self-catering accommodation in large fenced garden. Accommodation comprising of two large en-suite double rooms, spacious, living room, farm-style kitchen and covered stoep. 

 

Address: Suurbraak (22km from Swellendam)

Contact: +27 (0)82 960 7314

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DOORWAYS GUESTHOUSE

Bed & Breakfast as well as Self Catering - Barrydale

Doorways is situated in a vineyard next to a stream, with a peaceful rural setting. We can accommodate 6 guests in three en suite bedrooms : two double rooms and one self catering unit.

Address: 10 Sprigg St, Barrydale
Contact: +27 (0)83 744 2989
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DRECASO GUEST FARM & CHALETS

Self Catering - Bonnievale

Drecaso self-catering chalets and conference venue is the ideal destination for your family weekend getaway or business brainstorming. Located between Swellendam & Robertson.

Address: Farm near Bonnievale
Contact: +27 (0)87 238 3944
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TENT RENTALS
Have an Event, Wedding, Festival, etc. but need accommodation for the visitors? Then Petrichor Adventures has the solution. 

TENTED VILLAGE COULD INCLUDE: 3x3m Canvas Bow Tent, 2 x Stretchers, 2 x Mattresses, 2 x Chairs, LED light, and MORE.


Contact: rohan@petrichoradventures.co.za
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* If you want to make a booking, please contact the owner. I am not a Tourism Info Office or the owner of a Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering Accommodation. I am just a local that loves Living the Good Life in Swellendam and the surrounding towns. So if it is listed here, I have given it The Good Life in Swellendam stamp of approval. According to a Local. The lists above are not the only top quality accommodation in Swellendam. If you look at Trip Advisor Ratings you will see that in Swellendam, it is hard to make a bad choice.