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Voorschoten, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 August 2012

We stayed in the Hideaway just for one night, but this was more then enough to know why it is rated with 5 stars. From the beginning till the end end we were very warm welcomed by Jackie and Stephen. We had 2 rooms which were both lovely situated at their beautifeul rose garden. It is very quiet located and...

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leeds
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We spent 1 night at the Hideaway on our way to Cape Town. Jackie and Stephen make you feel very welcome and the rooms have a very homely feel. We were invited into the house for a glass of wine before going for a meal which Stephen had kindly booked for us. After a comfortable nights sleep we had breakfast,...

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We were looking forward to our one night stay and were not dissapointed. Jackie and Stephen made us very welcome and had even taken the trouble to book us into a local resteraunt for dinner . The rooms are fantastic, all different and just off the lovely garden. So many extra special touches like homemade shortbread in the room ,...

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This was our second visit to the Hideaway and we found it excellent yet again. Jackie and Stephen are great hosts, and arrange meals and suggest what to do in the area. The rooms are lovely and there are many little extras, including free wine and conversation before you venture out for dinner The breakfasts are massive and there is...

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North Yorkshire
Reviewed 17 March 2012

If you are travelling the Garden Route then The Hideaway at Swellendam is the perfect place to break your journey. That said, you need to stay more than 1 night. Not just because the accommodation is fantastic (which it is), but because Swellendam dam is a fascinating little town which will keep you amused for several days.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our night at the Hideaway and wished we could have stayed for at least one more night. There is very little information to be found on Swellendam in the regular guidebooks but if you need to know more, Stephen is incredibly knowledgeable on the surrounding area. We stayed in Double Delight, named after a variety of rose...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Words don't do it justice! From the warm welcome and friendly advice, homemade lemonade and cookies, 'no-charge' mini bar, homemade shortbread with your coffee/tea, complimentary wine in the garden and dessert wine in the room, amazingly spacious and stylish room, huge bathroom with local Aloe products, but finally - the most amazing breakfast...

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1Thank aelliott21921
Ashburton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We stayed for 3 nights in February and could not have found any more enjoyable accommodation to stay. The owners Stephen & Jacqui could not have done more, from arranging the best restaurants in town, to providing mouth watering breakfasts and inviting all guests for pre dinner drinks in the gardens. Nothing was too much trouble for them and and...

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Surrey
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Our travel agent knew nothing about Swellendam or what it had to offer but we needed a stopping off B&B while travelling on the Garden Route. We are glad we found The Hideaway and that our travel company were able to book it for us. The rooms were excellent and provided everything we needed (including complimentary liqueurs) and were also...

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1Thank RonanneSurrey
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 24 January 2012

This is the place to get away from it all, to be pampered, to relax, to surround yourself with beauty. It is most certainly worth staying far more than one night. I can never thank Jackie and Stephen enough for all that they did. There is not one single thing that was too much trouble - and believe me I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This small country guest house in the breathtakingly beautiful Swellendam region of South Africa has the charm and elegance to make your stay both pleasant and memorable. Stephen and Jackie offer a unique experience of 5 Star accommodation: unrivaled hospitality, elegant furnishings, understated luxury with emphasis on service and guest satisfaction, and one of the best breakfasts in South Africa. Swellendam is an ideal location from which to explore the Overberg region, which is full of things to do an places to see. There is so much to do in the area that Stephen and Jackie will gladly help you to plan your trip. Please get in touch! ... more   less 

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Address: 10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $148 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hideaway 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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