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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very peaceful location in the old friendly town of Swellendam. Excellent dinner in the restaurant and first class breakfast. Very friendly staff. Close to the Bontebok National Park where views of the elegant antelope, after which it is named, can be made.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When travelling from the Garden Route to Cape Town, staying at De Companjie is Swellendam is a definite must. I have very rarely seen a guesthouse with so much charm and personal touches everywhere. We instantly fell in love with it (room and restaurant) and couldn't recommend it more warmly. Mari Louise is a wonderful hostess and has a marvellous...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We loved to stay here! The owners and staff are so very thoughtful. Their attention for detail comes back in every aspect of your stay: beautifully decorated rooms, wonderful dinners, exciting cocktails, great wines and lovely breakfasts. And the location is just perfect!

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Nordhausen, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nice, clean and good located Hotel. The breakfast was perfect. The only thing what was not so working well is the WiFi. All in all a nice Hotel for staying around swellendam. Close by all you need, Restaurant, spar etc. Cheers

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This accommodation is positioned very nicely in Swellendam. The apartment is beautifully decorated in a bright and vivacious style. The bed was very comfy, and the bathroom is quite beautiful - a large walk-in shower, a beautiful bath, and a quirky vanity. We had a good stay here, but some things to note: Only half a toilet roll was supplied,...

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Jacques v, Owner at De Companjie, responded to this review

Dear Guest I do like to thank you for your review and appreciate the time you took to review our establishment. Be sure that all the negative points are noted and that we continue working on them to improve our product even further. I personally want to assure you that the incident with the stray woman that bothered you that...

Powys, UK
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We stayed one night at De Companjie. A great place. The room was spacious and comfortable. The car was cleaned. Breakfast was excellent. The staff and owners very welcoming and friendly. Dinner was good. We ate a lot of meat while in SA but this steak was the best by far. Grass fed meat cooked to perfection. We apologize for...

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Thank radnorman
WA
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We were two couples that stayed for one night, we wished we should have made it for three nights to explore the winelands from here. The accomodation was great, interior decorating was well done. It was super clean. There is an inner court, leading off the rooms where we had a cheeseplatter and wine before dinner. We were super relaxed...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Beautiful rooms; warm welcome from owner; overall friendly service. Would definitely stay again. But Air con would have been nice for the warmer summer nights. We had an excellent stay and really enjoyed it.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This was a beautiful B&B. Loved the history of the house and the decor is fantastic. The owner of the venue was very accommodating and was happy to help with all our needs. My only negative comment is that our tissue holder in our bathroom was empty and they could do with an extra shelf in the shower as I...

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The rooms are actually very small old cottages, with an unmistakeable charm and an interior design that is not normally found in other B&B's. (The owner is an interior designer). Need to book if dining of an evening as it is a very popular restaurant. Overall this is a superb B&B.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the picturesque town of Swellendam, a historical building built in 1832 among large oak trees, restored to a luxurious retreat for the sophisticated traveler; a mix of old and new complimenting to the wonderful ambience of this national heritage building. Fine dining in our in-house restaurant ensures a wonderful culinary experience, breakfast and dinner is served; limited room service available to the convenience of our guests. Each double story flatlet(90m2), each with its own private entrance, decorated with its own unique finish; antique doors leading out onto a deck with views of the Marloth Nature Reserve mountains and a staircase entering our landscaped courtyard garden. Satellite TV in every bedroom with en suite bathrooms with windows looking out onto our courtyard garden. The guesthouse is walking distance from the main attractions in town, making it ideal for the exploring traveler wanting to experience fine country living. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Companjie

Address: 5 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $117 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — De Companjie 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“They are all well appointed and beautifull decorated with french doors leading out to a communal balcony overlooking the inner courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles goodaccomdation, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
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“All three rooms are equal and beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles rhmkrete, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“It doesn't have many rooms and I think they are all the same”
 of 5 bubbles Braylo, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I think they are all the same. We were on the end and loved the large shower, big bed and deck off the room.”
 of 5 bubbles WhereWildThingsAre, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
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