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Suite (Plum)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room (Orange)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room (Mango)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Apricot)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Nectarine)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room (LEMON )

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

During your stay at Old Thatch Lodge, you'll be within walking distance of Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam. Free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are available. This 3-star guesthouse has 5 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi.

  • All rooms offer hairdryers
  • Free continental breakfast offered
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a playground
  • Just a 2-minute drive from Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam and a few minutes from Bukkenburg Pottery Studio
  • Dogs welcome free of charge

Old Thatch Lodge ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Old Thatch Lodge

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
Frühstück top, super nette deutschsprachige Gastgeberin und schön eingerichtete Zimmer. Auch der Außenbereich ist schön, hier tummeln sich meist drei sehr große, aber zahme Hunde.

Posted by on 4 Apr 2017

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Property Features

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at Old Thatch Lodge. Free self parking is available.

  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (203.6 km / 126.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Old Thatch Lodge offers 5 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. This Swellendam guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free continental breakfast.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golfing nearby


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 AM


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs are allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Hotel Names

  • Old Thatch Lodge
  • Old Thatch Lodge Swellendam
  • Old Thatch Swellendam
  • Thatch Lodge
  • Old Thatch Lodge Guesthouse
  • Old Thatch Lodge Swellendam
  • Old Thatch Lodge Guesthouse Swellendam
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.