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A Hilltop Country Retreat

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7 Bergsig Avenue, Swellendam 6740 South Africa
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/17/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#9 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Swellendam
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4 star luxury self-catering accommodation on a superb location. A Hilltop Country Retreat is located in the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to the town centre, where you get the best of both worlds ... 360' views and no traffic. A Hilltop Country Retreat offers a complete experience far superior to that of a mere stop-over. Our rooms are spacious and luxurious featuring finishes and furniture made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The delightful calabash radios, created by South African artist Soloman, are just one of the beautiful, unique and mostly handmade elements we have chosen to enrich your stay. Our accommodation offers great value for money. All the rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. You can dine inside or on the patio while enjoying the magnificent and inspiring view of the Langeberg Mountains and the town below. Pick some fresh herbs from our garden to prepare your own special meal or dine out at one of the many exquisite restaurants Swellendam has to offer. Here you can relax and unwind surrounded by breathtaking landscapes in a restful environment far from the hustle and bustle, but convenient to Swellendam's many attractions. A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but it's also a great base for trips and excursions. Book today, and come and experience the delights A Hilltop Country Retreat has to offer. We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast, so you can enjoy your morning meal in the privacy of your own room or patio whenever it suits you. Breakfast includes: bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, butter, jam, muesli, yoghurt, juice, coffee, tea, sugar, milk and a variety of fruit. **DSTV now available in all the rooms
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast available
Hiking
Horseback riding
Books, DVDs, music for children
Kids pool
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Plunge pool
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
DVD / CD player
Sofa bed
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Mid-range
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans, Xhosa
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lryser563610 wrote a review Jul 2020
Cape Town, South Africa1 contribution
We had a great room with all the facilities you need to have a braai and make food. Nice fire place in the room as well and electric blanket on the bed for the cold evenings. Lovely staff and management, always there to help you. Right at the bottom of the mountain, so great walks right from the property.
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Erika Dickson wrote a review Apr 2020
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa3 contributions
Total indulgence and pure relaxation. Everything was spotles. Great braai area. Thank you to all the staff for a great job. You guys are simply super and we will certainly be back for more. Stay safe, Erika Dickson
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Sara B. wrote a review Mar 2020
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Really can't say enough about this beautiful Inn. We were greated by the owner who was simply lovely and incredibly welcoming! The Inn is perfectually situated so you have an amazing view of the mountains. We arrived in a heat wave and were thrilled to make use of the gorgeous pool. Our room was also upgraded to an amazing and large space, well equipped with all the comforts you could possibily need. Really outstanding decor, the entire property is expertly manicured. Lana provided us with information about the area and spots to check out, all of which were great recommendations. Very comfortable bed, 100% recommend this place!!!
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Ingmarie N wrote a review Mar 2020
Stockholm, Sweden3 contributions
Absolutely wonderful and one of the best places we´ve ever been to! Beautiful, friendly, supergood service, peaceful and close to everything. This is the kind of place you´llnever forget because it´s so good! We´ll be back!°
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Response from AHilltop, Manager at A Hilltop Country Retreat
Responded Mar 11, 2020
:) Thank you for putting a smile on our faces. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind words. Cant wait to welcome you back. Lana & the team
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Fabiola L wrote a review Feb 2020
Sao Paulo, SP2 contributions
Such a wonderful place to rest. The host was really nice and the lodge is absolutely clean and confortable. For sure I recommend this place for any situation - family trip, business, honey moon. Swellendan is a small city but friendly.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Responded Feb 25, 2020
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Loved having you at our Retreat and we do hope to welcome you back very soon! Lana
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PRICE RANGE
$40 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
South AfricaWestern CapeOverberg DistrictSwellendam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about A Hilltop Country Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Drostdy Museum (0.5 miles), NG Kerk Swellendam (0.6 miles), and Bukkenburg Pottery Studio, Galley & Guest Cottage (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Drostdy Restaurant, The Garden Shack, and Field & Fork.
Are there opportunities to exercise at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at A Hilltop Country Retreat?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Afrikaans, and Xhosa.
Does A Hilltop Country Retreat have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.