Schoone Oordt
Location: Swellendam
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Just 2.5 hours outside of Cape Town lies the quaint town of Swellendam with its Cape Dutch architecture. Schoone Oordt is a beautifully restored country house that reflects the beauty and rich history of the area. Here you will feel at home. Here you will be spoilt.

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About Schoone Oordt

Schoone Oordt Country House is a top hotel in the Swellendam area and it has won several awards in the last years. The hotel has an intimate conservancy restaurant, a saltwater swimming pool and beautiful gardens with massive oak trees. The Victorian Manor House has been delicately restored by Richard and Alison Walker. Nowadays its run by Ian Clulow, Fidiney Runesu, Lana Schreiber and their highly trained team. The house’s interiors are fitted with modern amenities and decorated with antiques yet boasting an elegant, contemporary style.

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The conservatory, Schoone Oordt

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Breakfast room, Schoone Oordt

Schoone Oordt Accommodation

Guests can choose to stay in one of the 6 luxury rooms inside the hotel; the luxury rooms are surrounded by a rose garden, fountain and a lush garden. The luxury rooms can sleep one child up to the age of 10 (on the single sofa). There’s also a private family cottage available, which is situated at the top of the property and is far away from other guests.

If a family requires more space then there’s the family suite, which can accommodate up to 4 children. The family suite has a private patio, garden and pool – and the two bedrooms sleep two adults and four children. If a couple would prefer ultimate privacy then they can book the honeymoon suite. It’s romantic with its four-poster bed, large bathroom and hearth.

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Luxury room, Schoone Oordt

Schoone Oordt Activities

  • Guests can explore the beautiful town of Swellendam and its Cape Dutch architecture
  • Enjoy delicious breakfast every morning in the conservancy
  • Go hiking in the surrounding three nature reserves
  • Have a drink in the bar within the beautifully restored country house
  • Guests can choose from a variety of activities in the town and surrounds like golf, township tour, mountain biking, horse riding, cheese and wine or brandy tasting

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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