We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Traveler (54)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (9)
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]}}
10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam 6740 South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
Sep 30Oct 1
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $117.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Swellendam hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "dd5c049581f9451fb97ca305197cb0b7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":600100,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[35078384],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":117,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"dd5c049581f9451fb97ca305197cb0b7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":117,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":117,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Hideaway","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImRkNWMwNDk1ODFmOTQ1MWZiOTdjYTMwNTE5N2NiMGI3IiwiQUlLIjoiMTkyZDlkZjNiNzMxNDJjYzk0NzI5ODA2OTAwMWUxZjIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "09/30/2018", "checkOut": "10/01/2018", "lowestPrice": "$117", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"35078384":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (269)
Filter reviews
235 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewseco poolglass of winepool houseone nighthome cookingearly evening drinksthe free mini barhome madeother guestsrose gardenlittle extrasperfect hostsbefore dinnerbeautiful placehidden awaysouth africago the extra mile
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 235 reviews
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We arrived at the establishment tired and still needed to work. The owner send us around to the back as if we were servants. There was a sign on the front door: Should nobody open up, please walk around to the back. He opened the...More

Thank Estievm
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded August 5, 2018

So sorry the signs were not clear enough, there are actually 4 signs all showing where reception was.Some of them are very large indeed. Not sure wht TLC the room needs, we spend a lot of time and effort making it as perfect as possible,...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018

A real jewel we had the luck to find. Strreetside you see a rather small, older house, but once inside it opens up to a magnificent garden, around which the various rooms are organized. Somewhat further in the garden also a very large swimming pond...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank Jan P
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for the review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed April 17, 2018

We stayed at the Hideaway for 1 night. The place is lovely, the garden beatuful, breakfast was amazing with Jackie and Stephen preparing everything themselves from local ingrediants. They gave us many useful suggestions as to our continued route and were extermely helpful when I...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank ornit174
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded August 5, 2018

It was lovely having youto stay, We hope you wil come back soon.

Reviewed April 11, 2018

We have stayed for many years at The Hideaway on our touring trips in South Africa and enjoy it so much every time. Stephen and Jackie are wonderful hosts and are so welcoming, caring and efficient. The rooms are large, nicely furnished and with all...More

1  Thank MairinaandTonyWilson
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Stayed yesterday with family. Have to say that this is an absolute fantastic find after the hustle and bustle of Cape Town. The guesthouse is lovingly kept by owners Jackie & Stephen. You can not fault the surroundings, the facilities & the food (home cooked)...More

Thank Simon B
Response from JelsaySouthAfrica, Owner at The HideawayResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. hope to see you again soon.

View more reviews
This small country guest house in the breathtakingly beautiful Swellendam region of South Africa has the charm and elegance to make your stay both pleasant and memorable. Stephen and Jackie offer a unique ...More experience of 5 Star accommodation: unrivaled hospitality, elegant furnishings, understated luxury with emphasis on service and guest satisfaction, and one of the best breakfasts in South Africa. Swellendam is an ideal location from which to explore the Overberg region, which is full of things to do an places to see. There is so much to do in the area that Stephen and Jackie will gladly help you to plan your trip. Please get in touch! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$107 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Traveler (54)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (6)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Swellendam
Schoone Oordt Country House
1,130 reviews
.22 miles away
De Kloof Luxury Estate
286 reviews
.49 miles away
Swellendam Backpackers Adventure Lodge
82 reviews
.53 miles away
Swellengrebel Hotel
89 reviews
.69 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 41 restaurants in Swellendam
Drostdy Restaurant
341 reviews
.11 miles away
Powell House Restaurant
423 reviews
.90 miles away
Field & Fork
604 reviews
.10 miles away
De Companjie
182 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 23 attractions in Swellendam
Drostdy Museum
386 reviews
.12 miles away
NG Kerk Swellendam
71 reviews
.13 miles away
Swellendam Information Centre
23 reviews
.05 miles away
Swellendam Hiking Trail
21 reviews
.98 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Hideaway staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"There is a jacuzzi and sauna which we didn't get to you but plan a night around it. We will next time."
Read review
"All rooms are superb, any room will do."
Read review
"Just book The Hideaway"
Read review
"All the rooms look out onto the garden"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing