Swellendam Accommodation at A Hilltop Country Retreat Self Catering Swellendam
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  • Property TypeResort
  • Guests14
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay3 Nights

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A Hilltop Country Retreat is a 4 star graded property offering Swellendam accommodation for tourists and visitors of Cape Overberg.

About A Hilltop Country Retreat

Located at the foothills of the Langeberg Mountains, yet close to town centre, you get the best of both worlds … 360 views and no traffic. Read, sleep, hike, run, cycle and birding.

Add an 'experience' to your memories. A Hilltop Country Retreat offers a variety of self-catering rooms to choose from, modern and functional but put together with an artistic slant. Most finishes and furniture were made by local entrepreneurs and artists. The spacious rooms make a longer term stay easy and comfortable.


Our accommodation gives great value for money and all rooms come with en-suite bathrooms and fully equipped self-catering kitchens. Private patios offer spectacular views of the garden, Langeberg Mountains and Swellendam itself. Sleeping here takes on a new meaning with King size beds, fitted with 100% cotton sheets (TC400) and down duvets. Twin beds can be requested upon making your reservation. A Flat screen TV, DVD player and DStv is available in all rooms.


We offer guests the option of a fully stocked fridge for breakfast, so you can enjoy it in the privacy of your own room or patio, at a time convenient for yourself and your family. Don’t feel like going out for lunch? Have a picnic in the garden.

Activities and Attractions

At the end of the day you can relax and unwind in a restful environment away from the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to explore Swellendam’s attractions. A Hilltop Country Retreat treats you to high standards of hospitality throughout, but it’s also a great base for trips and excursions.

We are athlete friendly and can point you in the right direction for a good workout. A five minute walk takes you straight into the mountains.


The South African town of Swellendam has earned its notoriety as a popular traveler’s destination thanks to its breathtaking nature and its incomparable charm, and if you are looking for accommodation in Swellendam, you will want to stay at A Hilltop Country Retreat.

Only a two hour scenic drive from Cape Town or George, Swellendam is ideally situated for visitors to the Garden Route and the Little Karoo. A charming farming town located in the largest youngberry growing area in the world – it is an ideal center for touring the Breede River Wine Route, visiting Agulhas, Southern most tip of Africa, walking in Marloth Nature Reserve or visiting the Bontebok and De Hoop Nature Reserve. Swellendam is the centre of all Cape attractions.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Deluxe Family Suite

Family room which accommodates 2 adults and 2 children. Each family suite has a king-size bed and a bunk-bed, a full en-suite bathroom, fully equipped kitchen,open-plan living area with built-in fireplace, and a private patio. Flat screen TV.DSTV.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Luxury Double Room

Luxury Double room containing either a King or twin beds, en-suite bathroom with shower, fully equipped kitchen, patio with views of the garden. 400 TC Egyptian linen, 100% cotton towels. Flat screen TV with DVD player, now with DSTV. FREE Wi-Fi. BBQ facilities

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Standard Double Room

Double room containing either a King or twin beds, en-suite bathroom with shower. 400TC Egyptian linen, 100% cotton towels. Flat screen TV with DVD player and now with DSTV. FREE Wi-Fi. BBQ facilities available on patio

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

2 bedroom house

2 bedroom house sleeps 4 with 2 en-suite bedrooms with showers (twin optional in 1 room), large open plan lounge with fireplace,big flatscreen TV,DSTV. Kitchen with oven and patio with view of the mountain. no children please

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

2 bedroom family house

2 bed room family home with 2 en-suite bedrooms (1 with shower / 1 with bath/shower), King size beds (twin optional), 2nd bedroom king and 2 bunk-beds. Open plan lounge with fireplace,big flatscreen TV with DSTV. Kitchen and mountain view

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

18 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Delightful location and retreat. Excellent and warm staff in Lana and Jane. Had an enjoyable short stay. Will definitely be back

December 2017

Herb Sigowa (Goodlands, Mauritius)

Verified reviewexcellent

We recently stayed in a family room. The unit is very spacious and beautifully decorated. It is kitted out with everything one could need and very comfortable. There are lovely welcoming gestures, such as milk in the fridge and complimentary sherry. We loved the wood burning fire because we had very cold weather. Will definitely recommend and

October 2016

Howich (South-Africa)

Need to Know

Response timeA Hilltop Country Retreat typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Cape Town International - 215km

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

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyVisa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2012

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