Cypress Cottage 3 Star Bed & Breakfast Swellendam

Cypress Cottage

Bed & Breakfast at 3 Voortrek Street, Swellendam, Cape Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGuest House/B&B
  • Guests12
  • Units/Rooms6
  • 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 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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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • 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


  • Tour assistance


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  • ZAR 700
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.016747
Longitude: 20.447793

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

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

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

Exceptions by arrangement

Listed on
October 2002 - 12 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

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

ME Swanepoel, Centurion Travellers' Rating


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