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De Kloof Luxury Estate  -  This 5 star luxury boutique hotel often described as the hidden jewel of Swellendam- follows a philosophy of hospitality that is truly different in all aspects. A place where history meets trends.

The unique location, the homestead, the well designed rooms and the way guests are spoiled with passion

The Cape Dutch homestead (1801) and national monument is a hidden treasure situated in a secluded valley on large grounds with excellent panoramic views and walking distance from the best part of town.

The stylish elegant interior merges a modern classic European style with a chique selection of African & Asian art, fabrics and artefacts

Surprisingly different, discover an oasis of tranquility, luxury and charm

* Six private secluded garden rooms, a honeymoon suite plus a 2 bedroom family suite
* Extra length king and twin beds, oversize duvets, high quality silk cotton sheets and blankets
* Luxurious spacious en suite-bathrooms with bath, rain shower, his and her basins, wall hung hairdryer & razor plug
* A serene calm modern European styled interior decor with a chique selection of African art with a meticulous eye for detail
* Tv with worldwide package satellite & DSTV channels, digital alarm clock, in room movies and personal digital safe
* Dressing table/desk and comfortable chairs and leather couches
* Pure cotton quality linen and ergo massage cushions
* Tea & coffee tray and a fully stocked in room bar
* Fluffy towels ,bathrobes, slippers and luxury bath & body products
* Intimate patios, private guest room entrances and stunning panoramic views
* Double storey Suite offers a fireplace, jacuzzi/spa bath, a high stabilized warm water bed, large living and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms
* All rooms have individual controlled air conditioning & heater, in room magazines & area information map

Total capacity is 18 persons and the estate can be booked for the exclusive use.

Daily complimentary wine tastings of an exclusive wine house are served between 18:00-18:30 hrs. Library and lounge areas in the Cape Dutch main house.

Enjoy the 12 meter pool oasis and work out in the fully equipped gym with breathtaking views over the mountains

* Free use of golf clubs & balls for the estate`s own driving range & putting green
* Free use of ADSL wireless internet access, wifi spot & laptop available
* Enjoy healthy lunches, sunset/evening cheese & wine platters, snacks and tapas which are served on the terraces in the beautiful gardens or on your own private terrace
* Secure on site private parking, porter service and daily car clean service
* Evening turn down service and laundry facility
* De-stress & relax with in room aroma therapy massages
* Enjoy pre & after dinner drinks in the lounge of the monument or on the cosy verandah
* Freshly made picnic hampers
* Complimentary use of ladies & gents mountain bikes

Rooms and Units Available:

Rooms & Suites facilities:
-Flat screen & l DSTV package ( news, movies, sport)
-WIFI coverage
-IPOD docking system & alarm clock
-Individual climate control ( cooling & heating)
-Pillow library
-Bathrobes & slippers
-His & hers wash basis
-Large bathrooms with rain showers & separate bath
-Specially selected bath & beauty products
-Wall hung hairdryers , heated towel rails, make-up mirrors
-Floor to ceiling wardrobes, storage space & luggage rack
-Personal digital electronic safe
-Luxury non allergic 100% cotton percale high quality linen
-Full stocked in-room bar with snacks & beverages
-Coffee & tea tray with large selection
-European wall sockets & plugs
-Information map , writing desk -paper & pen
-Private entrance with terrace or balcony

Grand Suites extras:
-High stabilized super-king water-bed
-Jacuzzi bubble bath
-Espresso coffee machine
-IPOD + Music installation with cds
-Larger living with extra seating spaces & couches
-Large secluded terrace with sun-loungers & best views over mountains

Hotel Facilities:
-Meals served in restaurant room manor house & verandah
-Laundry service- same day return delivery
-12 meter sparkling pool with splendid views from deck with sun loungers
-Fully equipped Gym & mountain bikes available
-Golf driving range & putting green- clubs & balls available
-Library lounge with fire-place bar service, cigars ,cognac & whiskey menu
-Off street secure parking
-WIFI service free of charge & laptop available
-Several secluded gardens & koi pond for relaxation & bird spotting
-Transfers & full + half day tours with guide in area


Deluxe Suite
Deluxe garden Suites with xl bathroom with bath, large rain shower, XL beds 2 adjacent modern zen downstairs suites with enclosed patio 1 kingbed double story romantic large Loft suite with balcony and garden view
Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Suite 2 bedroom 2 bathroom
Family Suite with 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms.Living and fireplace large private terrace price per unit. family = 2 adults with max 2 kids bedroom 1 is King size bed bedroom 2 is 2 x twin beds
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Shiraz Suite
XL garden Suite with superking waterbed, jacuzzi bubble bath, rain shower, his and hers basins ,lounge + fireplace, climate control , large secluded terrace panoramic mountainviews, bar, dstv, bathrobes, Nespresso station free WIFI,
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Retreat - SC house
Manor XL Suite-something really special wooden floors, ultra luxurious large bathroom double large rainshowers, jacuzzi bubble bath, dstv, KIng XL bed, aircon heater, bar , safe, inroom free wifi, hairdryer, Nespresso station
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Wine Tasting
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

< than 14 days prior to arrival 100% payable of total bookings value
< than 15-28 days prior to arrival 50 % payable of total bookings value= deposit
No shows and in the event of premature departure the full extent of stay as orginally booked and confirmed will be charged


Coming from N2 Cape Town:

On the N2 take the exit Swellendam West At the four way crossing turn right into the main street (Voortrek street)
Follow road for approx 3 km into the city centre
At the BP fuel station (right hand side) and after the SPAR (left side) turn left uphill and follow our signs.

Coming from N2 George/Knysna:
On the N2 take the exit Swellendam East Follow the road into the city centre for approx 2 km
Pass the big white Dutch reformed Church which is on your right hand side
Take first turn right (opposite the BP fuel station) into the Von Manger street and follow our signs.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse
  • Minimum stay: 2 Day/s
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM