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5-star Swellendam country house with minibars

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

This family-friendly Swellendam country house is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam, Bukkenburg Pottery Studio, and Drostdy Museum. Marloth Nature Reserve and Swellendam Golf Course are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Property Features

A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this country house. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a seasonal outdoor pool, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 10 individually furnished rooms have 11 bedrooms and feature free WiFi and DVD players. Guests will find upscale amenities like deep soaking tubs and heated floors, along with thoughtful touches including minibars (stocked with some free items) and bathrobes.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 500.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 250.00 (from 6 to 10 years old)
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 450.00
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 250.00 (from 6 to 10 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 2500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: ZAR 365.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: ZAR 365.00 for check-in between 10:00 PM and midnight

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

LGBTQ friendly

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Number of children who can stay free - 5

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 5 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The seasonal pool will be open from September to June.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Hotel Names

  • Schoone Oordt
  • Schoone Oordt Country House
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Hotel Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Country House
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Country House Swellendam

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

The country house offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This luxury country house also offers an outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace. For a surcharge, the property provides an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Schoone Oordt Country House has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library
  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Express check-out
  • Year Built - 1853
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free reception
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Concierge services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 10
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden

Room Amenities

Schoone Oordt Country House offers 10 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars (stocked with some free items). Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Swellendam country house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Patio
  • Premium bedding
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Minibar (stocked, some free items)
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bedrooms - 11
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Heated floors
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Conservatory Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Roll-in shower

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the country house include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

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