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Luxury Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£122* Per night/room 15 Jun - 16 Jun

Family Cottage (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Honeymoon Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite (2 adults & 4 children)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Hotel Description

The shopping around Schoone Oordt Country House gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam. You'll find features such as free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking. Built in 1853, this 5-star country house has 10 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and deep-soaking baths.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with patios, deep-soaking bathtubs and flat-screen TVs
  • Free full breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy local cuisine at Conservatory Restaurant, a fine-dining restaurant with garden views
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include babysitting, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
  • Guests have good things to say about the accommodation for the comfy beds and nice bathrooms
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam and 6 minutes on foot from Drostdy Museum
  • Airport and local-area shuttle service available for a fee

Schoone Oordt Country House ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Schoone Oordt Country House

Everyone (2)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 7 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 May 2019 by Alison Walker, owner

Fantastic! Thank you so much.

5 out of 5
Sehr bemühtes Personal. Super gutes Abendessen (höheres Preisniveau). Das Frühstück auch sehr guet. Es wird sogar das Auto gewaschen.

Posted by , from Bremgarten AG, Schweiz. on 22 Sep 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Sep 2017 by Alison Walker

Merci beaucoup pour votre excellent commentaire! Nous avons aimé passer une petite partie de vos vacances avec vous. Jusqu'à la prochaine fois, merci.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Schoone Oordt Country House. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Swellendam country house.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1853
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) (205.7 km / 127.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Schoone Oordt Country House offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars (stocked with some free items). Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. This Swellendam country house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Private patio
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM. The country house hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Conservatory Restaurant – Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the country house include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Accessibility

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

  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 2:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 5 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Schoone Oordt Country House

Policies

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, debit cards and cash

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, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 5
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 500.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 250.00 (from 6 to 10 years old)
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 450.00
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: ZAR 250.00 (from 6 to 10 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 2500 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: ZAR 365.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: ZAR 365.00 for check-in between 10:00 PM and midnight

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Schoone Oordt
  • Schoone Oordt Country House
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Hotel Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Swellendam
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Country House
  • Schoone Oordt Country House Country House Swellendam

You should know

  • Schoone Oordt Country House offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • The seasonal pool will open in September and close in June.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

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