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Schoone Oordt Country House

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel as having booked to stay by the sea for the first part of our trip we wanted to stay in the country. Despite this hotel being called a Country House and its website looking as though it is in the country it certainly is not and is on the main road going through the town with...

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Alison_J_Walker, Owner at Schoone Oordt Country House, responded to this review

Dear Australia We are devastated that your expectations were not met. We do try to accurately portray our offering, but are so sorry that we didn't get it right with you. Swellendam is a lovely quiet country town and we are perfectly situated for easy access to restaurants and shops. Most guests are thrilled by this. Thank you for pointing...

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 2 nights here on our way to Cape Town. Lovely room with a very comfortable bed and a wonderful bathroom. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were very nice but we didn't eat dinner in the restaurant although other guests we spoke to said it was very nice. We spent a relaxing...

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Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a great place to stay if you are driving the Garden Route from Capetown to Port Elizabeth. Where else are you welcomed in the parlor with cookies and drinks? Room a suite with antiques, large modern bath, free parking in their gated grounds., a restaurant that serves outstanding food with a great wine list, and a breakfast that is...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only able to stay one night, but were able to experience all that Schoone had to offer. The staff was extremely polite and gracious. Our room was a great size with a luxurious bathroom. The food was a on another level! We had dinner at the restaurant and my husband had the best steak he had ever had....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night.Food was excellent. Room is very small. Only one chair in the room . We did not have any wifi. Swimming pool did not look very clean. Location is excellent. Personnel is very polite and dedicated.

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Alison_J_Walker, Owner at Schoone Oordt Country House, responded to this review

Oh dear, Serge, we are so sorry that you found your stay to be average. Thank you for your kind words of praise for the areas that you enjoyed. Thank you for pointing out the areas that need attention, we shall definitely look into those. Even though your review made us very sad this morning, we do appreciate all feedback...

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is just so beautiful in every way. The green lawn and the amazing pool were great to hang around after our cycle race and nothing was too much trouble for the staff even getting up at 3:30 to feed us breakfast before our race. The food was amazing and the fact that it is so central meant we...

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Thornton-Le-Dale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights here on our way to The Garden Route and extremely pleased that we did. Everything about this hotel is quality, lovely room, comfy bed, great bathroom with fab toiletries, delightful private terrace and delicious breakfasts. The staff were very attentive. They even wash your car in the mornings! Checked in on a Sunday (which can sometimes be...

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Duderstadt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for one night only but enjoyed every single minute: Absolutely amazing food - have you ever heard of a three-course-breakfast?! - lovely people ( thanks Sidney!) and a lovely room. And don't forget the free car wash ;) All together, one of the best places we ever stayed in. Thanks!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a deluxe room# 5. It was fabulous with a small sitting area, a little porch, king size bed and a bathroom to die for with a antique bathtub with four legs. Customer service was at the top of its game on all fronts. We had dinner one night and it was just the right food and quite good....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED our stay here and especially appreciated the incredibly warm welcome we received from Fidiney. There was a full afternoon tea spread waiting for us on arrival which we enjoyed while our luggage was taken to our room. The room itself was spacious with lots of nice little touches. We had booked in for dinner at the conservatory restaurant...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Schoone Oordt Country House is one of the top boutique hotels in Swellendam with a heartfelt passion for people, for food, for wine and for the environment. Our luxury country hotel offers romantic & intimate as well as family friendly accommodation in Swellendam, South Africa. The emphasis here is on warmth, care, elegance, quality and love and we aspire to make this evident in every aspect of your time with us. We do hope you feel as though you’re visiting with the best of friends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Schoone Oordt Country House

Address: 1 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: RM596 - RM1,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Schoone Oordt Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We loved the Family Room but did hear some noise from the road next to us. It wasn't a problem at all though.”
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