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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   276 voortrekkerstreet | Swellendam, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 33 Swellendam B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
nessmonster shropshire, england
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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shropshire, england
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked very last minute (same day!) and the hosts were hugely accommodating and welcoming. We were a party of three and they saw it no hassle to add an extra bed into one of the suites for us. The location is tranquil and immaculate. I have never seen a bathroom so clean! As three friends on a road trip,... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic b&b hidden away in Swellendam. Title 'b&b' doesn't do it justice. Rooms are fabulously decorated and host and hostess very helpful and welcoming. Breakfast was superb. Was given a great recommendation by owners for dinner - Field and Fork - which was fabulous. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a stop off along the way.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great experience, as well the authentic personal approach by hosts Maarten & Carla as well as the stylish accommodation & facilities (including great breakfasts which we optimally enjoyed!). Maarten even mended the tire of our rental car instantly so we could enjoy our stay in Swellendam & surroundings to the max. It really feels like home @... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was not my first time at Bloomestate but my experience was like it was my first time. Such a warm welcome and it feels like "coming home"! The breakfast was lovely, with fresh fruit, dutch cheese and eggs like you want them to have. We had a lovely day at the swimming pool with a good glass of Bloomestate... More

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10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night at Bloomestate midway through our 2 week trip around South Africa. We were looking to break the long drive from Stellenbosch and Knysna for one night in a nice and relaxing hotel in Swellendam, which we chose based on the fantastic reviews it had on TripAdvisor. I am sad to say that we did not... More

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bloomestate, Owner at Bloomestate, responded to this review

After a long and nice run of beautiful reviews, its with great sadness to read this affecting review. It left us with confusion, as the guest left us no sign of any discomfort and stayed even longer to have a late check out in the mid-afternoon. As it is against our ethic dignity to argue the facts in public, we... More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After 7 years I finally got to visit South Africa and Bloomestate again, this time with my boyfriend. Although we had great expectations, it was even better than expected. Despite the fact that we could only stay one night (which is way too short!), we were totally relaxed. Maarten and Carla are such great hosts, always friendly and ready to... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Bloomestate is a fantastic place on the route from Cape town to George, Knysna and all these other fantastic places on the Western Cape Coast. Modern top class place with a great garden and pool to relax. We had booked for 1 night, Too short to enjoy this place. We will have to come back.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

It has been the 4. time that we have been staying in bloomestate (2008,2008,2010,2014). For us a week of pure relaxing. Great breakfast, great location, very modern rooms and also beauty treatments and massage in the guesthouse. Great restaurants in town.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay of two nights immensely. The B&B is on the outskirts of Swellendam and in practice one uses the car to take a short hop into the centre and surroundings. There is a lively pizzeria right next door,though,for emergency feeding. The property is tranquil, with a lovely swimming pool and communal honesty bar and lounge area with... More

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous. I agree with everything in the overview. The facilities of a chic boutique hotel with the ambiance of a welcoming guesthouse. Luxury bathroom with amazing Rain Adrica products. Wonderful Rain spa is also in the premises with massages to die for. We stayes for 2 nights and were planning to go to De Hoop but Bloomestate was so... More

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Address: 276 voortrekkerstreet | Swellendam, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 33 B&Bs / Inns in Swellendam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bloomestate 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bloomestate Luxury Retreat This trendy guesthouse offers the restful feel of a country retreat with the style of a chic design hotel. Colourful chic in balance with natural surroundings. Bright and spacious rooms with terrace and views, high tech equipment, design furniture and free internet access and luxurious bathrooms (double bath and separate walk in shower) with bath and body products of Rain.Relax at the poolside or on the sundeck on the pound, try the Jacuzzi or pamper yourself with a wellness massage in the dedicated treatment room. Breakfast is a high treat, separate guest lounge with funky bar wing and large covered terrace with views. Good restaurants on strolling distance, owner managed. Only 2 hours from Capetown. ... more   less 
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