Cypress Cottage 3 Star Bed & Breakfast Swellendam
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  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests12
  • Rooms/Units6
  • Wir SprechenDeutsch

About Cypress Cottage

Etienne and Vera welcomes you to Cypress Cottage, a historical retreat, one of Swellendam's oldest and proudest establishments. Experience the charm and secluded enchantment of this historic 18th century Cape Colonial homestead, build more than 200 years ago (1796).

Enjoy a magnificent country experience set in lush gardens with century old Oak trees and a sparkling swimming pool, reflecting all the moods of country living. Wake up to the sound of birds in the comfort of your stylishly furnished en-suite bedroom. The highlight of your stay will be the hearty country breakfast that is served in the elegant dining room or Victorian veranda overlooking the beautiful garden.

Accommodation

Accommodation consists of six elegantly furnished en-suite and very spacious bedrooms with their own private entrances. These stylish rooms all have colonial charm and themes range from traditional African Safari, Cape Colonial to Victorian splendour.

The Family Unit (sleeps 5)
Consists of two separate inter leading rooms and a bathroom, the one with a double bed and the other with three single beds. This unit also has a lounge area with a fireplace.

The African and Colonial bedrooms
They have a balcony overlooking the swimming pool area. The African room (sleeps 3) is furnished with twin beds (3/4 beds) and an extra single bed. The Colonial room (sleeps 3) has a Queen size bed and an extra single bed.

The Mediterranean Room (sleeps 2)
Consists of a double bed and separate living area.

The Garden Room (sleeps 2)
This room has a King size sleigh bed, Victorian bath and a private garden.

The Victorian Room (sleeps 2)
This room has a Queen size Victorian bed overlooking the tranquil front garden.

All Rooms have...

All the bedrooms have the necessary amenities, comfortable mattresses, percale linen, tea and coffee facilities. The bedrooms are further equipped with air-conditioning, fridges and electric blankets. Safe, off the road parking bays are conveniently situated at your doorstep. Children and pets are most welcome.

Activities & Attractions

Swellendam, the third oldest magisterial district in South Africa, nestling in the foothills of the majestic Langeberg mountain, is a charming town with a fascinating history. Strategically situated on the N2, approximately 240km from both Cape Town and George has much to offer visitors interested in heritage and culture, architecture, wildlife and outdoor adventure. It is also an ideal base from which to explore the neighboring Southern Cape, Breede River Valley and the Klein Karoo.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service

Transfers

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Rooms & Rates

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

The Victorian Room

Classed as our "bridal or honeymoon suite". Victorian King size bed with full en-suite bathroom. Original Yellow wood ceilings and English piano. Located on the front veranda overlooking the beautiful French garden with century old Oak and Cypress trees.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Garden Room

A beautiful Cape Colonial room with original Yellowwood ceilings and doors. Features your own private garden, King size extra long Slay bed with Victorian bath.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The African Room

Our African room is air conditioned and has twin (3/4) beds with an extra single bed. Decorated with Nguni cow hides and leather couches. Located on the balcony overlooking the sun terrace with sparkling pool. Colonial & African rooms form family suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Colonial Room

A beautiful and comfortable room (air conditioned) awaits your stay - Queen size bed with extra single bed. Located on the balcony overlooking the pool area. The Colonial and African room could be used together as a family suite.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Country Room

The business man's room of choice. Also located in the old horse stables with old Brass double bed and nicely appointed small sitting room with full en-suite bathroom.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

The Family Suite

This very popular Family unit consist of two separate interleading rooms, with double bed and the other room with two single beds, big wooden baby cot and lounge area in front of the old fireplace.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Great personal service, good accommodation, good food. Will recommend to anyone, will stay there again. Hopefully sooner than later ...

December 2016

ME Swanepoel (Centurion)

Verified reviewexcellent

The best place to be in Swellendam!!! An old but perfect house, great breakfast. Etienne, Vera and their daughter are wonderful hosts. My third and I hope not last stay there.

September 2016

BONHOMME (PARIS (France))

Need to Know

Response timeCypress Cottage typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages welcome. Cots and sleeper couches available. Family suites available. Baby-sitting can be arranged as well as dinners on request.

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 200km
George Airport - 200km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions by arrangement

Payment methods accepted by the propertyAmerican Express, Diners, Mastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since October 2002

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