Location: Swellendam, Western Cape
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Rothman Manor Swellendam  is a trendy 5-star guesthouse situated in the hamlet of Swellendam, the third oldest settlement in South Africa.  Swellendam is a two hour drive from Cape Town and the perfect stop over when travelling along the famous "Garden Route". Owner managed Rothman Manor is the ideal place to relax in luxury, before you head off on the next leg of your trip.
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Rothman Manor pool

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Rothman Manor Dining Room

Rothman Manor Swellendam Accommodation

All the air conditioned, en-suite bedrooms are beautifully furnished and appointed with their own private use patios overlooking the lush gardens and swimming pool. Even a touch of wildlife in the form of springbok and zebra, can be spotted at the bottom of the garden.  The rooms are decorated in a trendy European style mixed with an African touch.  State of the art bathrooms with under floor heating are a pleasure to behold!

  • Cane Room – twin beds, a shower only and private patio with a view of the swimming pool and eco-reserve
  • Suite Afrika – twin or king bed with shower and bath and private patio with view of the swimming pool and eco-reserve
  • Suite Romance – king sized bed with shower only
  • Suite Esprit – twin beds with seperate shower and bath, patio with view of large pond and eco-reserve
  • Suite Morning Sky – king sized bed with seperate shower and spa bath, patio with view of large pond and eco-reserve, own sundeck – ideal for honeymooners
  • XL Loft Suite – 90 sqm with its own lounge, kitchen, king sized bed, seperate shower and spa bath, balcony with view of pool area and mountain view from the lounge
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Rothman Manor Bedroom

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Rothman Manor Lounge

Services and Attractions

  • Outside jacuzzi with views of eco-reserve – zebra and springbok grazing in the bushveld
  • Lounge and library area
  • Full breakfast served alfresco –  weather permitting – outstanding!
  • Complementary ipad
  • Large saltwater swimming pool
  • Koi pond and water features
  • Lotus flower dam
  • Excellent restaurants nearby
  • Drostdy Museum
  • Marloth National Park
  • Bontebok Park
  • Golfing on a 9-hole course
  • Horseriding
  • Stargazing
  • Fairy sanctuary
  • De Hoop Nature Reserve
  • Tradouw Pass to Barrydale
  • Robertson Wine area
  • Montagu hot springs and baths
  • Witsand beach for fantastic fishing and swimming
  • Cape Agulhas – where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet…
  • Attention to detail is paramount and really nothing is too much trouble for Andreas the owner, who will ensure your stay is a pleasure from start to finish
  • English and German spoken


Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Rothman Manor Gardens

Rothman Manor Jaccuzi Deck

Rothman Manor Jaccuzi Deck