Augusta De Mist Country House Luxury Guest House in Swellendam

Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen

Guest House at 3 Human Street, Swellendam, 6740, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen

Experience stylish country living in a historic Cape Dutch estate dating 1802 is centrally situated in the historic heart of Swellendam. The guest house is owner managed, offering superb hospitality with great attention to detail.

3 Luxury cottages (1 double), 2 garden suites and 1 family unit, set in 1,5 hectares of luxuriant gardens with much indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife.

Spacious guest areas in and around the historic house where one can relax and enjoy a drink in the lounge, on the patios or the veranda overlooking the gardens. A memorable breakfast is given under the vines in summer and in front of the log fire in winter.


Suite 1: Garden Suite 2+1 ‘Protea’
Queen-size bed plus additional bedroom with single bed, open plan, private lounge, bath & walk-in shower. Own parking. TV & DVD.

Suite 2: Garden Suite ‘Aloe’
Twin beds or king-size bed, private lounge. Shower only. TV & DVD.

Suite 5: Garden Cottage ‘Strelitzia’
Queen-size bed, private lounge, double bath & shower. Private courtyard & just a short stroll to the pool.

Suite 6: Garden Cottage ‘Arum Lily’
Private setting. King-size bed, private lounge, spa bath, walk-in shower. Honeymoon suite. DStv.

Facilities & Services

Breakfast under the vines in summer and in front of a log fire in winter.
Cheese platters and a fine selection of local wines are offered to enjoy in the comfort of your own room in front of a crackling fire or on your private patio.

• Guest lounge, veranda and patio’s
• Safe off street parking
• Large salt water swimming pool
• Laundry service
• Small interesting libary
• Picnic baskets on request
• Car wash service
• Limited smoking

Room Features

• Fresh flowers
• Complementary muskadel wine
• Tea and coffee facilities
• Stocked bar fridge
• Digital safe
• 100 % percale bedlinnen
• Gowns
• Hairdryer
• CD and radio player
• Alarm clock
• Heaters
• Fan
• Fire place in all rooms stocked with wood
• Most rooms have hot and cold air-conditioning
• Electric blankets in winter
• Television
• Some with microwave
• Private patio


Swellendam is the jewel of the Overberg and the 3rd oldest settlement in South Africa situated halfway between Cape Town and the start of the Garden Route. Swellendam is renowned for its architecture, fascinating history, potters and great outdoor life i.e. Horse riding, Hiking, Canoeing.

The area offers a variety of scenic routes which includes
• De Hope Nature Reserve for whale watching and its pristine beaches.
• The Tradouw pass to Barrydale, linking the Overberg to the Little Karoo.
• Local wineroute with some outstanding award winning wines.
• Bontebok National Park, only 7 km from Swellendam
• Golf : Well-maintained 9-hole golf course.
• Picturesque setting with fantastic views over the Langeberg mountains.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen)

Hand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.015886
Longitude: 20.447936999666666

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 220km
George Airport - 218km

Children policy
Well behaved children of any age are welcome in two of the suites.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Listed on
December 2002 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

we were totaly happy staying in your guest house.The garden suite and the breakfast were a great experience. We΄ll be happy coming again. Susanne and...

Susanne Eckert, Heidelberg, Germany Travellers' Rating


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  • Visa
  • American Express

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