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Aan de Oever Guesthouse

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We knew nothing about Swellendam when we arrived at the Aan de Oever but after one night we wish we had booked a longer stay. Swellendam is charming and the Aan de Oever (it means "at the bank of the river" in Dutch) is a perfect place to enjoy the town's charms. Our room was apparently the smallest in the...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was on our way on the route 62. Unfortunately we only stayed one night; Great atmosphere, great Location with the view on the mountains; very friendly and helpful host; very good service; nice room; beautiful garden;

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will be back and stay for longer next time. Best Wishes Aan de Oever team

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very well maintained and managed save place in Swellendam. The breakfast is excellent and the room was very comfortable incl. a well working air condition. There is a locked parking available for the guests.

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing such a lovely review. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Best Wishes Aan de Oever team

Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome by smiling friendly staff. Comfortable clean rooms. Wonderful selection for breakfast. Good position for sight-seeing the area. Country guest house offers a lovely relaxing stay. Loved our stay.

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best Wishes Aan de Oever Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location with a splendid view on the nearby mountains, nice garden and pool situated on the river side. Excellent breakfast and a very very nice topfloor spacious room. What else do you need? Oh the host makes reservations in the top retaurants in the neighborhood. Perfect choice😊👍

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Wow thank you for the amazing review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Swellendam. Best Wishes Aan de Oever Team

Dundee Scotland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed just one night en route between Knysna and Cape Town. Beautiful! Lovely rooms, very beautiful garden. Location in town is perfect. Nice touches including leaflet detailing walk around the town. Convenient to lovely restaurants and museum. Would be good to stay for a couple of days. Management and staff super friendly. Cooked breakfast not great but really fab...

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will stay again on your next trip. Best Wishes, Aan de Oever Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night while travelling from the Garden route to Capetown. This was a perfect place to stop. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. We had a lovely large bedroom with a balcony overlooking the garden. We enjoyed sitting in the balcony at sunset, watching the sunbirds coming to the birdfeeders in the trees. We availed of...

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your very lovely review. We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will stay on your next trip if ever in Swellendam. Best Wishes, Aan de Oever team

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly personal touch on arrival. The room was beautifully laid out with little rose buds appropriately laid out in the room & bathroom. Food was excellent & served in a beautiful setting beside the pool

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Than you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We appreciate it and will pass it on to all the staff. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes Aan de Oever Team

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guest house had a lovely garden, pool and generally calm ambience. The room was spacious very clean and had everything you could want. We only stayed one night on the way to elsewhere but the whole experience was great.

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write this review & for you kind comments, it was wonderful meeting you and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday, Best Wishes, Aan de Oever Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

hi we greeted by a very friendly lady who showed us around the rooms were very comfortable and the view from the room was breathtaking with a stream and mountains to look at as u sit outside place was very neat and clean and lot of eating places a walking distance good decor ( mr patel ) impressed 👍

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Aan de O, Manager at Aan de Oever Guesthouse, responded to this review

it was wonderful meeting you & we do hope that you enjoyed your stay in the Western Cape! Hope to see you again some time, Best Wishes, Aan de Oever Team

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aan de Oever Guesthouse is nestled on the banks of the Koornlands River, in a garden boasting many species of bird life. Aan de Oever combines picturesque views and excellent service. Enjoy a relaxing swim in the saltwater pool or watch birds. All rooms are spaciously laid-out and feature chic furnishings. We look forward to welcoming you to our special place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aan de Oever Guesthouse

Address: 21 Faure Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $84 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aan de Oever Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a room looking over the garden”
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