is one of the oldest farms in the Swellendam area dating back to 1794. The farm offers Boutique accommodation, a Chapel, Trophy Room, Swimming pool and a Restaurant. The two accommodation types consists of De Wagenhuis and The Fraser Jones Buildings.
Breakfast baskets and Braai Baskets is on offer for delivery to your room. The breakfast will be a dry breakfast with all food already prepared. Guest can then choose to have these in one of our dedicated eating and picnic areas on the farm. Something that has been tried and tested in other accommodation offerings in the OENA group.
The Restaurant and Bar area is only open by appointment and prior arrangement.
The Trophy Room at Rotterdam is filled with old memorabilia and prizes won by the late Mr. Ian John Fraser Jones. He was one of the first and only South African Racing drivers to take part in the Grand Prix from 1950-1960. Mr Fraser Jones led a full life and left lots of memories and highlights, that is shared in this beautifully established private family museum. The trophy room can be opened to guests with a prior arrangements and you might even be lucky enough to get a private tour from the farm owners.
Accommodation at Rotterdam:
The thatch roof building called De Wagenhuis
has seven rooms in total. Three of the five rooms on top floor is en suite with two sharing one central bathroom. Ground floor is where you will find the two bedroom flatlet named after the late Jan Auger, who was the head gardener in the Cape Town gardens. He was well known in that time in the Cape Town area and chose to spend his last day’s on the very peaceful Rotterdam farm before he passed away.
The Fraser Jones building
with its twelve en-suite rooms sleep 2 people per room. Four rooms on ground floor walks out onto the courtyard and the two large 72m2 rooms facing the Buffejagsriver and green pastures of the Dairy farm. On the top floor you will find four rooms facing the courtyard with two East facing rooms also very large in size, similar to bottom floor. All rooms are equipped with Egyptian cotton and towels to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible.