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Bethlehem, South Africa
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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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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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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Thank andrewe232
Zurich, Switzerland
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...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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...

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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...

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

It is adviseable for locals and tourists to drive the Swartberg pass.. In Prince Albert we stopped at the Swartberg hotel. The owner was also present and very friendly. We had a great bobotie and chicken pie for lunch. Compliments to the chef!

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Thank Mariska A
South Africa
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A lovely pretty hotel in the main road. We stayed in room number 1 / it has a door onto a balcony overlooking the main road. The room is a great size with a lovely comfortable bed. But ... The walls are thin and we were above the reception and could hear everything- the phone ringing, the staff talking. The...

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great service and neat room. Dinner at Victoria room was of the best dishes I ever had. Service up to standard and love the setting. Save parking, lovely bar and could use the reading room for a private conversation. Beautiful garden at the back and a well equipped gym for guests. I enjoyed my stay and will be back in...

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George, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The twin bedded room 7 looked comfortable. Unfortunately there was no blankets in the room or storage linen cupboard and it was a freezing night on the 23rd June. When we went in to the dining room at 19:00 the items on the menu were not available including soup. We even tried to order the baked cheese cake, but als...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference Facilities
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: RM424 - RM469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Swartberg Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“spend the extra to get a room with a balcony - well worth it!”
  • balcony with a view of the quaint main street in Prince Albert
  • The main street in Prince Albert - quaint, clean and quiet!
  • a great spacious room...super clean and quaint..
 of 5 bubbles garyh51904, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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