Augusta De Mist Country House Luxury Guest House in Swellendam
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests13
  • Rooms/Units7

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Augusta De Mist Country House is one of the highly recommended Swellendam guest houses and provides accommodation in 7 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Cape Overberg region.

About Augusta De Mist Country House

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.

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.

Accommodation

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.

Room Features

Fresh flowers, complementary muskadel wine, tea and coffee facilities, stocked bar fridge. Digital safe, 100 % percale bed linen, fluffy gowns.

• Hairdryer
• CD and radio player
• Alarm clock
• Heaters and Fan
• Fire place in all rooms stocked with wood
• Most rooms have hot and cold air-conditioning
• Electric blankets in winter
• Television
• Private patio

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

Swellendam

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.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom 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

  • 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

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch

Rooms & Rates

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

Protea Garden Suite

Protea Garden Suite has a main bedroom furnished with a bespoke King-size bed leading from lounge area with fireplace. Off the main bedroom, a second smaller bedroom with queen bed for some extra quiet time. Spacious bathroom with Victorian bath and separate shower, hand basins and WC. Travertine floors and wood ceiling and air-conditioning (heating and cooling) and fans. Other facilities include a digital safe, socially distant, garden views.;

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Hi fi  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Aloe Twin Garden Suite

Aloe Twin Garden Suite is furnished with twin / two three-quarter beds. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with an inside shower, hand basins and WC AND there is a lovely, private outside shower for this suite. There is a lounge with fireplace and French doors to patio. Travertine floors, reed ceiling, air-conditioning (heating and cooling) and fan. Other facilities include a music station (with CDs), socially distant, but conveniently located, just a few steps from the historic homestead.;

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Hi fi  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Strelitzia Garden Suite

This private garden cottage is closest to the pool and features a lounge with a fireplace. It is situated in a historical building, where roses used to be cut and stored when the estate was historically a local rose farm. The bedroom is furnished with a King-size bed and has shiny white floors and a reed ceiling. French doors open out onto a private patio overlooking the garden. The romantic bathroom is equipped with a large bathtub and a separate shower, hand basins and WC. Other facilities include Air-conditioning (heating and cooling) and fan, music station (with CDs) and garden views.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Hi fi  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Arum Garden Cottage

This luxury cottage is built in the old style with thick walls and reed ceilings. The bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed and the bathroom is equipped with double hand basins, a spa bath and a large walk-in shower. There is a lounge which has a fire place and a private patio with a view of the garden. Private parking is also available.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Clock radio  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Hi fi  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: not allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewvery good

Beautiful little cottage tucked away in the upper garden. Stylishly furnished and decorated. We slept in peace!

February 2022

Anne G. (Hamburg)

Verified reviewexcellent

Outstanding! An excellent experience all round, from booking to departure. Above average service, rooms, cuisine. We will be back.

January 2018

John Fullham (London, UK)

Need to Know

Response timeAugusta De Mist Country House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyThe rooms sleep adults only an are not suitable for children.

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

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

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Listed on SA-Venues.com since December 2002

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