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Swartberg Country Manor

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Farm Voorbedacht Matjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625 | Cango Valley, Oudtshoorn 01312, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To reach this lovely guest house on a very hot Karoo day, was a total delight for seven weary cyclists. The warm welcome, cool swimming pool and cold refreshments soon revived our guests. The rooms are extremely well appointed and even the bicycles had comfortable accommodation on the spacious verandah of the main house. The evening braai, on a perfect... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at the Swartberg Country Manor and found the location ideal for exploring the surrounding country side. The staff where exceptional with there service and help in all matters, the food was very good perhaps the menu could be varied after 4 nights with basically the same options. overall a very pleasant stay and all 7 of... More

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Tienen, Belgium
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

the good: -friendly helpful staff/owner -great location (remote but that does not bother us) -best ostrich i have eaten! -decent menu the not so good: -rooms arguably are not comparable to other 4 star lodges; they are a bit lower standard, clean though -guys, please something about your house wines; both red and white are undrinkable for the experienced wine... More

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Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We love our stay at Swartberg Country Manor. Tertius was our host and he told us many stories about Outshoorn and it surroundings. It was very cold when we stay there, but the room was equip with a electric blanket, heater and a lovely duvet. The room was comfortable and tastefully decorated. The breakfast was a real treat with warm... More

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Tertius M, General Manager at Swartberg Country Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We are happy your had a great stay. We loved having you here. Hope that you visit soon. More

Amsterdam
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86 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

What a beautiful mountainview, what a great location. Great views all over the place and especially from the deck next to the restaurant. My room was just fine, with a comfortable bed and a very nice bathroom. Needed my worldplug to use the heater but it heated the place very quick. Food was just fine. Very taste tapwater in this... More

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Tertius M, General Manager at Swartberg Country Manor, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are currently working with our internet service provider to find a solution for the Wi-Fi connectivity for IPhone 4. It seems that the problem is with the IPhone 4 & 4S as all other Apple devises has no connectivity problems. We apologise for... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We were lucky enough to stay for 2 beautiful nights in the honeymoon suite which overlook an ostrich mom and her babies. What a special treat! The rooms are simpler yet really nice. The food both nights was excellent and the staff were sup friendly and accommodating. Nothing was ever too much. It's located perfectly close to the swarberg pass... More

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Tertius M, General Manager at Swartberg Country Manor, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Please come visit us again. Best Wishes, Tertius More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Lovely hotel We had great stay here, very nice country side. I highly recommend the hotel if you want to relax and enjoy the day. Clean rooms. Great service. The food was great. Great hotel. Great hotel

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Tertius M, General Manager at Swartberg Country Manor, responded to this review

Thank you. It was our pleasure to host you and your group. I trust you had a wonderful trip. Hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes, Tertius More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Excellent value for money - this was a lovely place in a beautiful town. We drove throught and decided to stay a night and received very friendly help from reception. A lovely country feel and as promised next time we will stay longer - hopefully not as hot next time round!

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Tertius M, General Manager at Swartberg Country Manor, responded to this review

Thank you. Its been an absolute pleasure hosting you More

Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Ciska Terblanche What a beautiful place and friendly service! We enjoyed every moment there. Good food and when you ask Tertius to switch the garden lights off in the evening, you will see the most amazing display of stars that you can imagine. Really worth the stay!

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Stanford, South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We had a very enjoyable overnight stay. The staff were particularly friendly and helpful. We had an exceptional meal in the evening with great service even though they had a table of 22 to serve at the same time. The location is stunning and we went on the walk to the waterfall which was beautiful and very unspoilt. The rooms... More

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Also Known As:
Swartberg Country Manor Oudtshoorn
Address: Farm Voorbedacht Matjiesrivier, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, 6625 | Cango Valley, Oudtshoorn 01312, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Oudtshoorn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Swartberg Country Manor 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Swartberg Country Manor is nestled on the farm "Voorbedacht" situated in the Cango Valley at the foot of the world-renowned Swartberg Pass. The picturesque panoramic view of the Swartberg Mountains will bring comfort to anyone that wants to "get away from it all" and simply soak up the peace of its tranquil surroundings.The farm was purchased in 2003 and welcomed its first guests in February 2005. The extraordinary views of the Swartberg Mountain from the veranda of the original farmhouse compelled us to create a venue where more people could share in the tranquillity and serenity of this beautiful valley."Voorbedacht" farm is a working farm, which offers our guests the unique opportunity to explore and experience the true essence of subsistence farming in the Little Karoo. Among the various agricultural products farmed, we also farm livestock such as, cattle, sheep and ostriches. Daily walks on the farm allow guests to experience the peace and serenity of this beautiful valley, while for the more "wild at heart"; mountain bikes are available to explore the more rugged terrain. ... more   less 
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Swartberg Country Manor is nestled on the farm "Voorbedacht" situated in the Cango Valley at the foot of the world-renowned Swartberg Pass. The picturesque panoramic view of the Swartberg Mountains will bring comfort to anyone that wants to "get away from it all" and simply soak up the peace of its tranquil surroundings.The farm was purchased in 2003 and welcomed its first guests in February 2005. The extraordinary views of the Swartberg Mountain from the veranda of the original farmhouse compelled us to create a venue where more people could share in the tranquillity and serenity of this beautiful valley."Voorbedacht" farm is a working farm, which offers our guests the unique opportunity to explore and experience the true essence of subsistence farming in the Little Karoo. Among the various agricultural products farmed, we also farm livestock such as, cattle, sheep and ostriches. Daily walks on the farm allow guests to experience the peace and serenity of this beautiful valley, while for the more "wild at heart"; mountain bikes are available to explore the more rugged terrain. ... more   less 
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