A Hilltop Country Retreat is located in the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to the town centre, where you get the best of both worlds ... 360 degree view and no traffic.
Our rooms are spacious and luxurious featuring finishes and furniture made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The delightful calabash radios, created by South African artist Soloman, are just one of the beautiful, unique and mostly handmade elements we have chosen to enrich your stay.
Our accommodation offers great value for money. All the rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. You can dine inside or on the patio while enjoying the magnificent and inspiring view of the Langeberg Mountains and the town below. Pick some fresh herbs from our garden to prepare your own special meal or dine out at one of the many exquisite restaurants Swellendam has to offer.
Here you can relax and unwind surrounded by breathtaking landscapes in a restful environment far from the hustle and bustle, but convenient to Swellendam`s many attractions.
A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but it`s also a great base for trips and excursions.
We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast(must be booked in advance), so you can enjoy your morning meal in the privacy of your own room or patio whenever it suits you. Breakfast includes: bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, butter, jam, muesli, yoghurt, juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk and a variety of fruit.
Accommodation at A Hilltop Country Retreat: Deluxe Family Suite (2): Open plan deluxe family suite with King-size bed and twin single bunk-beds, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, living area with a built-in fireplace and couch, and a private patio with views over the Langeberg Mountains. BBQ facilities available on patio. Big flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels. Room rate include 2 Adults & a child under 12 years.
Standard Double Room (2): Self-catering room: King size bed or Twin beds available, en-suite bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, and an open-plan living area. The room opens onto the garden with stunning views. Flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. BBQ facilities. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels.
Luxury Double Room (2): Spacious self-catering room: King-size bed or Twin beds available, en-suite bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove and a fridge, and an open-plan living area. Each room opens onto the garden with views over the town. Flat screen television with DVD player. DSTV available in the room. BBQ facilities. 400 thread count Egyptian cotton linen and 100-percent cotton towels make for a good night`s sleep and a luxurious shower experience.
Swellendam has earned its notoriety as a popular travelers destination thanks to its breathtaking nature and its incomparable charm, and if you are looking for accommodation in Swellendam, you will want to stay at A Hilltop Country Retreat.
Only a two hour scenic drive from Cape Town or George, Swellendam is ideally situated for visitors to the Garden Route and the Little Karoo. A charming farming town located in the largest young berry growing area in the world it is an ideal center for touring the Breede River Wine Route, visiting Agulhas, southernmost tip of Africa, walking in Marloth Nature Reserve or visiting the Bontebok and de Hoop Nature Reserve.
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For the more active, bring your running shoes, your mountain bike or hiking boots and enjoy the Langeberg Mountains and Marloth Nature reserve which is a mere 10 min walk away.
Rooms and Units Available:
Deluxe suite with en-suite bathroom, kitchen, private braai area, DSTV, wi-fi. Indoor fireplace
Sleeps 2 Adults
Facilities & Services available:
Babies Children under 12 Elderly Honeymoon Couples Babysitting Service
Limited Room Service Team Building Self-Braai / Barbecue Cots available Fireplace on the Premises
Garden Library Tourism Information Desk Wi-Fi Afrikaans
English DVD and/or VCR Hiking / Walking Trails Swimming Pool
- If cancelled up to 30 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. - If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, 50% of the total price of the reservation will be charged. - If cancelled later or in case of a no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
In the event of premature departure we may charge for the full original booking.
The loveliest treat - if you haven't been, you must go, if you have, you KNOW you'll be back!! Sandi Johnson Feb 2018
Beautiful place, friendly people, excellent service what more can you ask for. Thank you for making the stay such a memorable one. I will recommend you guys to everyone interested visiting Swellendam. Diana Coetzee Sep 2015
We enjoyed the stay very much, we will definitely go back. Arthur van Wyk Mar 2014
Take the N2 from either Cape Town/Cape Town International Airport or George. Coming from Cape Town take the Swellendam EAST exit which is the further side of town. Coming from George, Swellendam EAST will be the first exit off the N2.
Follow the main road until you see the Big White Church on your right, and turn right into Von Manger Street. Take 2nd right into Kanon Street, follow the main drag (into Van Ryneveld) to Bergsig Avenue at the Top. A Hilltop will be the 2nd house on your right, number 7.
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Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Self-Catering