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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star country house with free breakfast

In historical district

Your stay at this Swellendam country house places you within a 10-minute walk of Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam and Drostdy Museum. Also, Bukkenburg Pottery Studio 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 individually furnished guestrooms have 11 bedrooms and offer free WiFi and DVD players. Other amenities include patios, deep soaking bathtubs, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

Luxury Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Honeymoon Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite (2 adults & 4 children)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Family Cottage (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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. There's an onsite business center. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Schoone Oordt Country House. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free. 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
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • 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 Intl. Airport (CPT) (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. 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.

  • 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
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

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

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 2:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Schoone Oordt Country House

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 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

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 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
  • 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

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)
  • 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

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

Hotel Names

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

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.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

National Rating

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.