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Jan Harmsgat Country House

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Swellendam, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We spent 3 nights over the Christmas period staying with our two young children in a beautiful cottage , room 6, in tranquil garden setting which is nice and private and with its own patio and views over the garden. The rooms are luxurious and bathrooms spacious and well appointed . What we really enjoyed was the attention to detail...

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Hastings
Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you want a quiet place to relax and blob out, this is the place to go. The rooms are superbly furnished, the ambience is great and the staff have been exceptionally well trained. It is hard to fault.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

A wonderfully friendly place. Spacious rooms, great staff, beautiful surroundings. Restaurant meals are first class. There is a pool and loan bikes are available. Staying here is an experience we will never forget.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2015

A lovely 2 night stay in a beautiful setting. From the warm welcome to great rooms & excellent meals, we enjoyed every minute. The delightful staff offered us unrequested drinks while relaxing in the garden, & having forgetfully left medication at our previous stay near Cape Town, the manager drove to get it for us, giving us a free day...

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Garden Route, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We stopped for lunch on our long drive home, and expectations were high as we saw 5 stars on the board outside. Once inside, there were no signs to reception, and we really didn't know where the reception was, let alone the restaurant. We parked and found reception and asked where the restaurant was, and were shown that it was...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We hired the old slave quarters house for the weekend with two other couples (and 5 children) to celebrate my birthday. Every single part of the weekend was absolutely perfect - from the thoughtful little touches in each room, to the incredible service, to the sundowner drinks, to the nature walk (hosted by the wonderful nature enthusiast Jonathan), to the...

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Welgemoed
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

What an wonderful weekend at Jan Harmsgat. Top quality -honeymoon suite. From the obvious bed, linen, lighting, flowers and wine on the house to the finer details of soaps of quality and amazing smells. We really felt special and the food and personnel outstanding. June and your team-thank you.

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Franschhoek
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great stay. Friendly and warm atmosphere . Spacious and comfortable rooms. Sun downers on the mountain with great views over the Valley was a definite highlight. Staff will go out their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is a real gem of a place in Swellendam. Set on a beautiful working wine farm amidst a field of pecan trees, this is hospitality at its best. Staff are exceptional, food is superb and rooms are luxurious. As an added bonus kids of all ages are welcome. The perfect family escape!

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

This incredible historic farmhouse and working farm is a treat to stay at. The exceptionally beautiful rooms, efficient and friendly staff, and owners who took every small request to the ultimate in service has made our stay the most memorable in the area. The new wines grown on the farm that we tasted with a Michelin style food pairing (produced...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning traveller's needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history. Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the power of its original meter thick walls, yellowwood details, and authentic 'Overberg' style while every modern convenience available. The indulgence does not stop with the accommodation but is carried throughout your experience. Jan Harmsgat is registered and has been awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism S.A Trademark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jan Harmsgat Country House

Address: | R60 District Bonnievale/Drew, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $203 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jan Harmsgat Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Honey moon suit will be unforgettable”
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“Room 6 has a lovely veranda overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles suemercer5, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The thatched roof gave no noise insulation & a room downstairs may have been better.”
 of 5 bubbles PoshTottie1410, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you like a quick swim before breakfast, get one of the rooms adjacent to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles alanrwillis, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Best to pass by and try to find somewhere better in Swellendam. The fact that somewhere is "Cape Dutch" is no guarantee of quality”
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