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92.0% Based on 306 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star guest house with free breakfast

Swellendam retreat

With a stay at this Swellendam guesthouse, you'll be steps from Bukkenburg Pottery Studio and a 5-minute walk from Drostdy Museum. Also, Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam is within half a mile (1 km) and Swellendam Golf Course is within 2 miles (3 km).

Family-friendly fun

This guesthouse features an outdoor pool and a lazy river. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, conference center, and conference space. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

The 4 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and iPod docks. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include balconies or patios and deep soaking bathtubs.

The Queen Elizabeth Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$102 per night

The Cottage

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Ecstasy Rose Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Peace Suite

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Double Delight Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

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92.0% of guests recommend out of 306 reviews

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Property Features

The Hideaway offers its guests a lazy river and an outdoor pool. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at the luxury The Hideaway. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Swellendam guesthouse.

  • 1 floor
  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1893
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

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.) (207.1 km / 128.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Hideaway offers 4 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and MP3 docking stations. Rooms open to balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This Swellendam guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include a lazy river and 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

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 6 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 6 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 430.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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 cribs (infant beds) available
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • No elevators

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 430.00 per day

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

Hotel Names

  • Hideaway B&B Swellendam
  • Hideaway Swellendam
  • Hideaway Guesthouse Swellendam

National Rating

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