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De Wagenhuis Guest House

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Rotterdam Estates | Buffeljagsrvier, Swellendam 6742, South Africa
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De Wagenhuis Guest House
Ranked #22 of 34 Swellendam B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on a mountian bike race we were lucky to be allocated this property. Dtaing back to 1797 it is so charming and Andrew is an amazing host - but beware of his raisins soaked in manpoer!! Wheteth in teh Wagenhuis or teh newer double story block the rooms are great with a wonderful shower

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Claremont, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Andrew and Anneke are the best hosts of any guest house I have ever been to. They are attentive, caring and nothing is too much to ask. The rooms themselves are very spacious, and beautifully decorated. I would recommend requesting a room on the upper level as they have great views. However, once you step out your door you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We experienced a warm and friendly welcome on arrival .Shown our fabulously comfortable rooms, Superb breakfast choices, all set in beautiful Cape Dutch architecture. There is an intimate chapel which offers an ideal setting for weddings, christenings and vowel renewals. A home from home ambiance. We'll be back again soon!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This was a one night , first visit. What a mistake !! We should have discovered this wonderful farm hidden gem much sooner in the course of our visits to South Africa, and for an extended stay. Despite being just off the N2, it was not easy to locate. However, our hosts were welcoming , attentive, kind and generous to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We as tour operators, Tours4you, organised a group tour of 16 "young at heart" travellers to De Wagenhuis. This was our second visit to this lovely farm and our first since the new accommodation wing "District Seven" has been completed. The comfortable, spacious en-suite units are very tastefully furnished, have flat screen TVs and tea/coffee making facilities. The converted "wagon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

We found this place by chance for an overnight stop driving back from Plettenberg to Cape Town. We did not have a satnav and it was difficult to find; there is no signpost at the road. It was well worth the hunt. Annekle had not intended to be open that evening but she welcomed us and rustled up a snack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2010

We enjoyed three nights on this lovely farm in comfortable and attractive accommodation. The breakfasts and dinners were excellent and our hosts charming. The pool was a delight as were walks round the farm, with the dogs. We strongly recommend.

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2009

We stayed at de Wagenhuis and were made most welcome by Anneke and Andrew. They have converted an historic wagon house from the 1790s to a superb guest house with a lovely appartment consisting of 2 bedrooms, each with its own lounge and bathroom and a communal dining room and separate large kitchen, which we had for only 2 of... More 

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Address: Rotterdam Estates | Buffeljagsrvier, Swellendam 6742, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6

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