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African Shades B&B

3.0 of 5 13 Swellegrebel Str, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have just left African Shades and it was exceptional. The house is situated in the old area of Swellendam. Our room was immaculate with excellent quality linen. Very nice pool area with comfortable furniture. Free wifi. Breakfast was very extensive and beautifully presented. Many local restaurants - the owner made our bookings. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Nice, clean. Modern. parking outside. Wifi. Nice Pool in garden. Swellendam old village a pleasure to all.shades situated next to museum. Breakfast provided across the road. Mountains a feature in the background.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Thank you for making our stay enjoyable. This will be our "Go To" place of choice if ever we stay over in Swellendam. The pool was a bonus after our hot bike trip. Love the many restaurants within walking distance.

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Very comfortable, clean and welcoming. Nothing was too much trouble. The choice for breakfast was enormous and again all very friendly people. It was taken over about a year ago and the new owners are doing a fantastic job. It is about a 2 and a half hour drive from Cape Town on the N2. We were going on to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I booked the family room and a single room for 26 November 2014. The room was spacious with very good facilities. Everything was spotlessly clean. This room is at the back of the property, so very quiet and guaranteed a good night's sleep. The home cooked breakfast was delicious.

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a very comfortable stop over if you are heading to or from the Garden Route. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and well maintained. They are very hospitable and the breakfast in the cafe opposite delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just relax and choose this place if you are looking for a good place to stay in Swellendam. I don't think you would find better value, location and attention to detail. We had originally booked to share a twin, but upgraded to our own rooms when we got there at minimal extra cost, so we were really comfortable. Nice restaurants... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The room was clean, big and comfortable. Breakfast was very nice with fresh products and excellent service of the new owners. Must do: have dinner at Field &Fork, only 150 meters walk from African Shades.

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

On our way to the Garden Route we stumbled on this lovely guesthouse. We were welcomed by the friendly owner and and the staff was helpful and made us feel at home. Our room was clean, comfortable and well fitted. The pool area and lovely trees in the back garden was an unexpected bonus to this delighted guesthouse. Breakfast was... More 

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Kuwait
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night. I found the room very cold. There was a heater which they put on for us when we arrived but it would have been a nice touch to have it on before we entered the room. It was a Saturday in winter and everything in the town seemed to have shut as we really... More 

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Address: 13 Swellegrebel Str, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — African Shades B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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