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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We staid for three nights in Arumvale country house. At first we thought that Swellendam didn't had much to offer. Indeed, Swellendam is a quiet little town with all the hotspots at a distance. However, Arumvale made worth our stay in Swellendam! The lovely view, the quiet serene environment, the spacious rooms and the fabalous bed are great. The only... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Patrick and Linsey, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write us this lovely review on all of our behalves at Arumvale , it is much appreciated. Thank you for the feedback on the refrigerator , we shall get it looked at , as well as the wi fi signal down there. Warmest regards,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my favorite place that I stayed in my week-long trip along the famous Route 62 wine route. My house had the most beautiful of views. The layout of the house was designed by the owner and belongs in a design magazine. The lofted bed centered in the middle of the room adds to the sense of the humble,... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Chris, Thank you so much from us all here at Arumvale , for your lovely and well written review. It is a source of great encouragement to all of us and certainly motivates us to keep on improving our standards for gracious guests such as yourself. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stay was a peaceful and relaxing one. My 2 year old loved the cows that were right on the doorstep. Very rustic. My only criticism would be, I would have expected at least and electric kettle and a microwave. With a 2 year old that wants a bottle "now" it was difficult to have to first boil the water... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Romona, Thank you so much for both staying with us and taking the time and trouble to write us this review , it certainly helps us to improve in all we do. The problem with both an electric kettle and micro-wave is the power demand. We have limited amperage supply ,especially to that cottage and have had to... More 

Hermanus
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a lovely stay at Arumvale Country House, was welcomed warmly and the accommodation had everything you needed. Attention to detail was seen throughout the chalet. Thank you for making our stay a memorable one.

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Antwanette, thank you for your lovely review , it is so much appreciated by us all here at Arumvale and certainly encourages us to maintain and improve our standards for such valuable guests as yourselves. Warmest regards, George Missing ( Arumvale) More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We found our accommodation perfect for a stop over. The staff were friendly and helpful. Bed was really comfortable. Veiw was amazing. There were only two things that were not perfect but didn't spoil our time. 1 it was a bit of a drive down a dirt track, 2 the air freshener kept us awake, we had no idea what... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Odette, Thank you once again for your visit and for taking the time and trouble to write this lovely review on our behalf , it is much appreciated by all of us at Arumvale. Sorry we did not verse you on the noise the automatic fly spray made. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Centurion
1 review
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Excellent service, thank you. Although only on a short business trip, the stay was very enjoyable with a beautiful view! Will definitely recommend and will stay over again on future business trips. Well done Arumvale!

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Werner, Thank you for both staying with us and for taking the time and trouble to write us this lovely review. It is much appreciated by us all here at Arumvale. We do hope to see you here again in the future. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Absolutely loved our stay at Arumvale over the weekend. George and his staff made us feel welcomed and comfortable. Beautiful surroundings with endless trails for those who love adventure, right at your door step! The room we stayed in was spectacular, fully equipped, and with amazing views that made us feel relaxed and peaceful. Will definitely be back, and would... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day DJ, Thank you so much for this much appreciated by us all at Arumvale , review, it certainly encourages us to continue to raise our standards for such delightful guests as yourselves. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Johannesburg, California
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very tasteful and cozy accommodation, in a beautiful location. George and personnel were very helpful and friendly. Not too far out of Swellendam. Excellent location for exploring Swellendam and surrounds.

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day John, Thank you for this lovely review and for taking the time and trouble to write it on our behalf by all of us at Arumvale. We look forward to your next visit here with us. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Pretoria
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Arumvale. Friendly reception, friendly and helpful staff, BEAUTIFUL view. Was lucky to be able to stay another day. Will definitely go there again if possible. Thank you George and staff!!

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day Anne-Marie, Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to compose and send this lovely review on our behalf , it is much appreciated by all of us at Arumvale. We look forward to your return visit. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just loved this place, stayed once on the way to Cape Town and once on the way back. they have a selection of cottages and rooms, we stayed in two different ones, equally charming. The staff are excellent and George the host is an absolute gent....I knew I would like him when he introduced himself saying ...he would wanted... More 

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George M, Owner at Arumvale Country House, responded to this review

Good day John, What a great review you have written of us , it is so appreciated by us all here at Arumvale. We do hope that we will be able to host you here with us at Arumvale sometime soon. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale) More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arumvale Country House provides well appointed, self-catering facilities and friendly, professional service. Situated in Swellendam's beautiful Hermitage Valley, which is a three kilometer walk or drive from Swellendam's historic town centre. Arumvale has three luxury, self-catering suites, one standard suite and a rustic garden cottage within a beautiful garden & countryside setting. Each suite has a large bedroom, en-suite bathroom, a themed lounge, kitchenette, private patio and separate entrance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arumvale Country House

Address: Bethel Street | Hermitage Valley, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $74 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Arumvale Country House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“King size bed available in Carol Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Remember this is self catering so take your own food, suggest you braai ...and buy local meat at the excellent local country butchery”
 of 5 bubbles winogabon, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cottage is away from the main house and feels like you are miles away from anyone or anything”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rustic Cottage was supposed to have wifi but we could not pick one up, so if you want wifi stay closer to the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles robmobius, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“try another hotel / lodge”
 of 5 bubbles freespiritedindy, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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