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The Hideaway

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This small country guest house in the breathtakingly beautiful Swellendam region of South Africa has the charm and elegance to make your stay both pleasant and memorable.

Jackie and Stephen offer a unique experience of 5 Star accommodation: unrivalled hospitality, elegant furnishings, understated luxury with emphasis on service and guest satisfaction, and one of the best breakfasts in South Africa.

Relax under the vine-covered pergola with a glass of wine, or recline in your deckchair on the sunny well-manicured lawn.

The grape-vines on the pergola outside the Queen Elizabeth and Double Delight suites are the ornamental type which ensures that during the heat of summer the rooms are well-shaded, but during the cold months the sun has free access to the rooms.
The four separate spacious, deluxe, air conditioned suites open directly onto a quiet large, private garden where we have a large number of rose bushes, and abundant bird life.

What you can expect in your suite...
All our suites have three different types of coffees, several different types of teas, and fresh milk is always available in the refrigerator. Our internationally acclaimed shortbread is renewed daily, as is the locally-grown fruit, the port, and the muscadel (muscadel is the sweet wine loved by early settlers).

We will offer you coffee or tea on arrival and bring you a sundowner at sunset so you can watch the sun go down over the Langeberg mountains before walking to one of the nearby retsaurants for dinner.

All these items are there for your enjoyment at no charge.
Our internationally famous English style cooked breakfast or extensive Continental breakfast is personally prepared by Stephen to order each morning, and served with fresh home-baked scones and muffins to complement the selection of homemade preserves and jams, fruit juices, and plenty of fresh fruit.

The dining room has large sliding glass doors opening directly onto the garden, giving the impression of eating al fresco.

Each morning you will receive our News Bulletin giving the weather forecast, exchange rates, etc. for the day.

Don’t forget your “doggie bag”!


    Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-Smoking
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Small Pets
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Children Allowed
  • Internet Terminal
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Secure Parking

    Local Facilities

  • Beauty
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Wine Route


  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Average Response Time: 6 hours
  • Tourism Grading Council:
  • *****
  • Cards accepted by this establishment
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

All credit cards are accepted when paying through Sleeping-OUT.


10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam, 6740

Map The Hideaway in Swellendam  Overberg  Western Cape  South Africa

Guest Comments

The garden of the guest house and the setting is very pretty and well situated in the town. The room was spacious and the bed comfortable.unfortunately there is a lack of privacy and the lighting in the room too dim.the breakfast was excellent. We did not however appreciate the passive aggressive controlling attitude of the host. It always felt like we were being watched and treated like school kids, for this reason and lack of privacy we won't stay there again. It spoilt an otherwise lovely visit to the town. The hostess however was charming.
- Charl De Villiers

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