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Knysna, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I arrived this week on Tuesday afternoon and the young man Heizaan and the manager Nikki looked after me very well, even when they were busy on the phone. I had booked a single room which was already upgraded to a double room from the management. But the room had no balcony or even a big window, which I need... More 

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Thank Casi21
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasant setting with nice gardens. Peaceful, clean with good service. Close to all amenities. wish we could have stayed longer. Great place to stop after the great Swartberg Pass. All in all a great hotel in a great setting..

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Thank Azzeddine T
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Feel I just need to put pen to paper...yesterday after a rather sad family illness,and out of my control we had to cancel our booking for Thursday night😢,can't tell you how much I appreciate Denise helping and assuring me all will be in order.(regarding our cancelled booking) Service like this goes a long way,and we will most definitely be back... More 

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Thank Sandgav
Roodepoort, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

After negotiating the Beautiful Swartberg Pass you need a Pitstop. No better place to stop at a watering hole. (DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE!!) Our group had refreshments and a bite to eat. Sitting outside we could enjoy the beautiful weather and watch the "Hustle and Bustle" of the town. After a well deserved break we headed back to Sedgefield

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Thank Y99AH
Bethlehem, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't miss out on a lovely experience - and they accommodated my three little dogs as well - you earn extra points for that guys! We had Room 14 - the garden suite! Immaculate bed linen, lovely bathroom and ample amenities. The garden is sheer delight! Breakfast was a feast - unfortunately dinner was fully booked, but maybe next time?

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Thank thecrownza
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7 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped at the hotel for brunch after our trip from Gamkaskloof. Very relaxing experience on the stoep with a view of the main road. Decent pricing on the food, and a deli to stock up on. Didn't stay over this time, but have before and hopefully will get the chance again.

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Thank roccov851
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Sit on the stoep and watch the pace of Prince Albert wander by. Really tasty lunch of homemade chicken pie with mushroom sauce, presented separately, with a fresh side salad. The other order of a roasted vegetable salad was disappointing. Very friendly service.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Prince Albert is a quiet little place on the way through the swartberg pass, clean, well kept, pleasant to walk to the dozen or do shops, bars and restaurants. Quaint family hotel with a nice restaurant, nice but in need of modernizing family villas around nice pool with garden. Gym in good condition. Good service. Worth a night or weekend... More 

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Thank Angelus55555
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We opted not to stay at another B&B and rather stay in the old Swartberg Hotel [est. 1864 and a listed building]. We were offered the choice a rooms in the hotel proper or garden bungalows set in their beautiful back garden. We chose the bungalows which we found to be really pleasant. The bed was extremly comfortable. The shower... More 

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Thank TonyJonesRSA
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night on the way to Oudtshoorn. Internet booking was done without any trouble. Reception and book-in was easy, staff friendly and Hotel a typical old Colonial style building. Secure parking at back is free with controlled access. We parked in the main road in front of the Hotel as vehicles are safe and security are... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Swartberg Hotel is a charming three star (TGCSA) Victorian hotel, situated in the heart of our quaint Karoo village, Prince Albert. Established as a hotel in 1864, the Swartberg is now one of 19 national monuments in the village, and is still the only hotel in Prince Albert today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swartberg Hotel

Address: 77 Kerk Street, Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Prince Albert
Price Range: RM371 - RM455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Swartberg Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Room Number 4 facing the main road. Lovely patio to join the life in Prince Albert”
 of 5 bubbles Casi21, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the main road with balcony is great.”
 of 5 bubbles 583beatriceb, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are great.”
 of 5 bubbles AntosStella, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“choose the luxury suite”
 of 5 bubbles 584iang584, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“single room option nice if you travel with someone you do not want to share with. Wooden floors means”
 of 5 bubbles CarinS293, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
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