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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our 12 man team had a fantastic weekend stay at De Wagenhuis. Hosts Andrew and Anneke, and their staff, went out of their way to ensure that we were as well prepared for the start of the race on Saturday as we could have been. This included a Pasta meal the night before as well as cyclist friendly breakfast available... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful weekend at De Wagenhuis. Andrew and Anneke were welcoming and made us feel at home and nothing was too of a trouble for them. The farm is quiet and offers a lovely tranquil atmosphere. The food was delicious and the portions meant we did not go hungry.

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Thank deanschweizer
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lovely views over the mountains. Great food and very friendly hosts. Definitely recommend. We'll be back for next years DC. Very comfortable rooms and beds. The bar and dining room has plenty character.

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Thank Richard M
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

I am a professional field and tour guide specializing in photographic, walking, wildlife and motorcycle tours and safaris. I have been working in the industry now for more than 2 decades. I have been using this establishment now for a while and feel I need to write something about them. I keep on returning to De Wagenhuis for two main... More 

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Gorinchem
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Reviewed November 6, 2015

We had some troubles finding this place because we had a wrong adres. But when we found it, it's a amazing place, a farm whit nice rooms. Friendly owners whit their 3 dogs wich are friendly too. Very quiet and peaceful place. Breakfast was lovely. We had a table whit a beautiful view on the fields. If you want to... More 

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Utrecht
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Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

De Wagenhuis is a wonderful place with sincere and welcoming people. The farm and guest house are beautifully situated: great views, wonderful rooms with African art, very good breakfast and lovely staff. Anneke and Andrew can tell you lots about the region and communities. The swimming pool and friendly dogs in the garden make it all complete. Staying here is... More 

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Reviewed May 27, 2015

If ever you visit the Western Cape in South Africa, you really must stay at this fantastic place. We have travelled the world a great deal and always use Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Never ever before have we experienced such a wonderful stay. What a magnificent advertisement for the country. Everything was superior, accommodation, breakfast, surroundings and the most splendid... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed February 17, 2015

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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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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Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a luxury B&B on a working dairy farm in the Southern Cape near the historic town of Swellendam. We are a National Monument. We pride ourselves in giving personal attention to all our guests. Sleep up to 40 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Wagenhuis Guest House

Address: Rotterdam Estates | Buffeljagsrvier, Swellendam 6742, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $62 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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“You will not want to leave early in the morning, make sure to give enough time to the next place.”
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