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Swellendam

The picturesque little town of Swellendam is just off the N2 about 240 km outside of Cape Town and connects the Southern Overberg with the Garden Route. Swellendam lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains and has become popular in recent times as a place to retire and as aretreat for artists seeking a lifestyle outside of the city rat race.

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De Kloof Luxury Estate
A historical oasis of chic, De Kloof Luxury Estate dates back to 1801. It is often described as the hidden jewel of Swellendam is a grand dame with a generous spirit and restored to the highest perfection. This unique, stylish 5 Star Cape Dutch boutique hotel with a refreshingly modern design and décor is situated on large grounds in a secluded tranquil valley and has several outbuildings.

It offers breathtaking panoramic mountain views and is within walking distance of the historical part of Swellendam. For people who enjoy interior design, appreciate the finer things in life, golfers and honeymooners, this is the ideal retreat of choice. Relax at the sparkling 12 m pool and gym area or stroll through the several secluded park-like gardens with koi ponds, a herb and rose garden and lavender paths.

Eight chic and spacious garden suites offer all 5 Star facilities fit for the wordy traveller. The suites have extra-length beds, climate control, mood lighting, pillow libraries, Wi-Fi and designer zen-style large bathrooms.

Float on water and sleep like a baby on the super king-size waterbed available in the Manor and Honeymoon Suites, with fireplaces and Jacuzzi bubble baths. Enjoy mouthwatering a la breakfasts
with 'bubblies' and a newspaper and organic lunches, while tasty evening dinners are prepared by our in-house chef. Daily educational wine tastings are served at 6 pm in the manor lounge by the fireplace or in summer on the veranda. Come and enjoy this unique peace of paradise.

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DE KLOOF LUXURY ESTATE
Swellengrebel Hotel
Situated 220 km from Cape Town on the main street through Swellendam (3rd oldest town in South Africa), this 48-roomed hotel is well placed for stop-over’s for visitors to the Garden Route.

Visitors can stroll through the historic, 18th century town, view wild game in the Bontebok National Park, hike in the Langeberg Mountains and river-raft on the nearby Breede River.

The Swellengrebel Hotel, previously known as the Commercial Hotel was established in 1915, it was later renamed The Swellengrebel Hotel.  The Jorge Family purchased The Swellengrebel Hotel in 1974 and have been managing it ever since.
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