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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Swellendam, Overberg District, Western Cape
The Country cottage offers you a private self catering country stay, with all the winter luxuries that makes you fall in love with winter.

Our beds are fitted with Egyptian cotton and luxury quilts.There is plenty of firewood and this quaint cottage warms up in no time.
Just pack your clothes and arrive to a fully stocked fridge pre ordered from our Country Butcher.
Nothing beats a crisp winter morning with a warm cup of coffee while overlooking the Langeberg mountains. Come and explore Swellendam, or snuggle up in our cozy Country Cottage this Winter.
About the Owner, gwynnedd L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 88 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2016
Overall rating: 2.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
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Listing #HL7201288
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

This is a pretty chalet in a nice garden in the heart of Swellendam (just close to the Drotsdy Museum) but this is the only good point of this cottage. For the rest, sorry to say it is a big deception. The rooms are actually much smaller than it looks like on the pictures. It is fine for 3 adults but no more. We are very disappointed par the poor comfort : actually we could expect a much better comfort given the price we paid (3500 R for 2 nights without breakfast !). We slept very badly because of the heat in the rooms at night (we were obliged to sleep with the windows open... not very safe !), there is no isolation in the house and with the roof the heat accumulates during the day. Even if you leave all doors and windows open it is not enough to refresh the atmosphere. There is an aircon in the living room but we couldn't use it (no remote !). Funny to notice that the traditional houses in the region have a much better isolation than this fast built and recent cottage... the...

Management response:

Dear Christiana We are sadden by your review as we have only had very happy guests so far. I would like to mention that this is not at all 'n fast built, recent cottage. It was built in the 1950's but unfortunately can not be compared to the museum buildings built in the 1700's which you are referring to. Swellendam...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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