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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star country house with free breakfast

In historical district

Within a 5-minute walk of the country house, you'll find Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam and Bukkenburg Pottery Studio. Also, Drostdy Museum is within half a mile (1 km) and Swellendam Golf Course is within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This country house features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities, kid-friendly dining, and in-room childcare. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

The 10 guestrooms have 11 bedrooms and offer free WiFi. Deep soaking bathtubs are included, along with patios, DVD players, and flat-screen TVs.

Luxury Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$148* Per night/room Oct 30 - Oct 31

Family Cottage

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Honeymoon Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Schoone Oordt Country House. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Swellendam country house.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1853
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (205.7 km / 127.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

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. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. 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.

  • Private patio
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM. The country house hosts a free manager's reception daily.

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.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property does not have a front desk. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 5

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 2500 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam
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You should know

  • Schoone Oordt Country House offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.

National Rating

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

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