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    Arumvale Country House

    Bethel Street | Hermitage Valley, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good28%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “rustic cottage” (22 reviews)
    “the owner” (39 reviews)
    “self catering” (26 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    A last minute booking with the very friendly George and we were at the Arumvale for a night in the Carol suite on the first floor. The Braai was ready and waiting for a match to enlight our evening and our dinner. A very relaxing...More

    Thank Flyingseb
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    There was not a single thing I did not like or appreciate at Arumvale. From the warm welcome, the excellent facilities and beautiful room and view, our stay there was thoroughly enjoyed. We stayed in the Samantha room. I highly recommend Arumvale and sincerely plan...More

    Thank mrfnel
    Response from George M, Owner at Arumvale Country HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for this lovely review written on behalf of us all here at Arumvale , it is so much appreciated. We do look forward to your return visit. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Checks all the blocks. Wonderful character, superb view and a great welcome from our host George. Restaurant recommendations were spot on. Had a great stay and will definitely return and recommend to others. - In fact had two German friends down and they stayed after...More

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    Response from George M, Owner at Arumvale Country HouseResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much Julia, Reviews such as this are so encouraging , it certainly motivates us to keep on improving our standards , and is much appreciated by us all. We do look forward to your return visit. Warmest regards, George Missing (Arumvale)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We checked in really late with no issues. The view when we woke up blew us away. It sure is a magical hide away. Sad face for leaving early the next morning and not being able to utilize the property completely - that swimming pool...More

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    Response from George M, Owner at Arumvale Country HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Good day Carmen, Thank you so much for staying with us and for this most appreciated review written on behalf of us all here at Arumvale. We do look forward to your next visit and hope that you will be able to spend more time...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We love this country house. The location is not far from the center with car but absolutely tranquil next to a farm and with a wonderful outlook to the mountain. Sitting at the bench looking into the field or mountain after a long and busy...More

    Thank hsieh J
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