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De Wagenhuis Guest House

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at De Wagenhuis for 2 evenings in November. We traveled with a 4 year old and a 11 month baby. De Wagenhuis has lovely big clean rooms with everything you need. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms are wondeful! The staff is really friendly and helpful. There was 2 downsides for us, the rooms didn't have a...

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Raymond T, Guest Relations Manager at De Wagenhuis Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Sarah-Alet Thank you for your recomendation and for sharing time with your family at De Wagenhuis. We are continuously striving to offer our guests the best experience, and your constructive review will helpus in achieving our goal. We look forward to being of service again. Seasons greetings and a happy new year to you and the family. Kind regards...

Reviewed December 12, 2016

We have stayed a number of times at what we call the dairy farm - which is the de wagenhuis guest house in Buffeljagsrivier Swellendam.. it is an amazing place, peaceful and beautiful. Rooms are luxurious, food is out of this world and the owners Andy and Anneke take real good care of their guests. Highly recommend a walk down...

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Raymond T, Guest Relations Manager at De Wagenhuis Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Venessa...Thank you making De Wagenhuis your place of choice in Swellendam. Andrew and Anneke are always pleased to host you and your family. We look forward to seeing you soon Regards Raymond

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 2, 2016

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...

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Raymond T, Guest Relations Manager at De Wagenhuis Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing De Wagenhuis to host your team John, we look forward to next years event and Hosting Team Armstrong once again. Regards Raymond

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed December 1, 2016

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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Raymond T, Guest Relations Manager at De Wagenhuis Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for spending the weekend with us Dean, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Regards Raymond

Reviewed November 26, 2016 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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Raymond T, Guest Relations Manager at De Wagenhuis Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for Joining us for the cycling even Richard, looking forward to next year already. Regards Raymond

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...

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Gorinchem
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...

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Utrecht
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...

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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...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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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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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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: $64 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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