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Cypress Cottage

3.0 of 5 3 Voortrekker Street, Swellendam 6704, 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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deventer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay with nice people. Good location and helpfull owners. Cottage is comfortable with swimmingpool. At the moment we stayed they painted the exterior of the rooms. No problems at all beside some smell of paint. That did not bother. Recommended!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although there are some renovations, Cypress Cottage is warm and inviting, the rooms are spacious and Etienne is a wonderful host. Big swimming pool and a lovely garden! I would definitely stay here again!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cypress Cottage is a lovely place in Swellendam. Mr. Van Leuuwen was a perfect host and gave us a lot of helpful information (about the road 62 : perfect, thank you !). Our room was big and charming .

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A nice place and the more interesting owner for all my trip in SA. Go there and talk with the owner, you will learn a lot about SA, Swellendam, the cottage and more. A very good souvenir in a nice and quiet place.

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Milton, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stayed 1 night on our trip through the Garden route. Cypress cottage was easy to find, the room was huge, and such a change from bland hotel rooms. The weather prevented us trying out the swimming pool, but we were given directions to the local nature reserve, about 5 Km away, and spent a fantastic couple of hours there.... More

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Carlsbad, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Cypress Cottage is in a 200 year old house according to Etienne, the very friendly host. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The breakfast in the elegant dining room was plentiful and delicious. Etienne gave us a lot of information on the history of Swellendam and recommended places to visit and eat.. We stayed one night but returned and stayed... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We spent two nights at Cypress Cottage. The hosts were waiting for us upon arrival and it really felt like we were visiting family. The garden path leading to the house is storybook pretty. The rooms were spacious, the bedlinnen clean and the bathrooms had fantastic RAIN products. Breakfast was yogurt, fruit salad and "anything with eggs". We could not... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

An excellent pet friendly Guest House. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Good food and good people. The Boston terriers had a good rest after a long and busy weekend in Cape Town. We will definitely stay here again.

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Exeter
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

A warm welcome from Etienne and a comfortable stay in a lovely old house. We turned up 'on spec' and were made welcome. Excellent breakfast. The local area is really interesting - both the nature reserves and the town.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Had to say a couple of words about this place (and also the town it's in, which gets less visitors than it should.) Swellendam is the third-oldest Afrikaner town in South Africa. That's not a simple history, obviously, but it remains hugely interesting and instructive to see the heartland in all its pride and complexity. There's an incredible nature reserve... More

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Address: 3 Voortrekker Street, Swellendam 6704, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cypress Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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