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Situated on the main street through Swellendam two kilometres from the N2 national highway, the Swellengrebel Hotel nestles in its own spacious garden.

It provides every modern amenity and is regarded as one of South Africa’s best country hotels. Its location is ideal - halfway between Cape Town and the Garden Route.

The Swellengrebel offers:
Swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna are available to guests. A children’s playground and shallow pool are available in close proximity. A Fitness Centre with a variety of equipment is now also available to guests.

The Jorge’s Restaurant specializes in French, Portuguese and South African cuisine and now also serves pizzas, snacks, hamburgers, toasted sandwiches and other light meals. This restaurant is open to both guests and the public from breakfast time until late in the evening.

Near to the hotel, guests can enjoy golf, squash and tennis. Of special importance are four hiking trails. The famous Swellendam National Hiking Trail in the Marloth Nature Reserve is up the road from the hotel. Here you can hike for a few hours or for five days through the exquisite Langeberg Mountains.

Conference facilities:
Classroom style meetings from 6 to 65 delegates can be accommodated. Breakaway rooms available.

Buffet Dinners, Cocktail Functions, Weddings, Braais and other formal and informal functions are easily catered for up to 300 guests.

Tour groups:
Tour groups are most welcome and the traditional Swellengrebel Buffet is available daily for groups of 15 and more that have made reservations before the arrival date. These sumptuous meals are served in the Dining Room. Up to 200 tourists can be served during meal times.


What to do and see in and around Swellendam:
* Stroll around the town with its large number of historic buildings and homes.
* Hike on a variety of trails.
* Row the Breede River.
* Spot game and birds in the Bontebok National Park, the De Hoop and the Potberg Nature Reserves.
* Visit the most southern tip of the African continent at L'Agulhas.
* Travel through the Tradouw Pass and visit the old mission village Suurbraak en route.

Rooms and Units Available:

Lovely executive Suite with private lounge, liquor cabinet, refrigerator and guest toilet.
The hotel has 48 de luxe rooms overlooking the Overberg mountains.
All rooms have radio, TV with cinema channel, direct dialing telephone and hair dryers.
Most rooms have air conditioning.
Tour groups especially enjoy the quiet, peaceful atmosphere of the hotel and its surroundings.

Facilities & Services available:

Laundry Service
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

Reservations cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival or a No Show, 100% cancellation fee of the accommodation will be charged. In the event of a signed credit card authorization form to guarantee the reservation, 100% of the accommodation will be charged to the credit catd. Deposits paid will not be refunded.

Latest Reviews

We found our room nice and clean and very friendly and helpful personnel that is working there. We enjoyed our stay and the foods was excellent. They will definitely see us again.
Sanel Woodward May 2021


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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Hotel
  • Sleeps: 140
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM