Jan Harmsgat Country House Hotel in Swellendam
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests20
  • Rooms/Units10

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Jan Harmsgat Country House is a 5 star graded hotel offering Swellendam accommodation in 10 guest rooms.

About Jan Harmsgat Country House

This historic Cape Dutch farmstead near Swellendam offers a unique experience on the R62, a mere 2-hour drive from Cape Town towards the Garden Route and Little Karoo.

The original slave quarters and wine cellar (ca. 1723) lie at the heart of this delightful oasis of exceptional food, ambience and service, set amidst rolling fruit and nut orchards along the and popular Robertson Wine Route.

ACCOMMODATION

Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort in four voluminous en-suite rooms, replete with authentic yellowwood detail and one-metre thick walls.

The adjoining original wine cellar now provides the setting for lounge, dining area and library, and offers unashamed relaxation and comfort with great views of the majestic Langeberg Mountains. Please see the individual room and suite descriptions (with photographs) to assist you with your choice.

DINING

We have a fine-dining restaurant on-site for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as we grow our own produce for the table.

ATTRACTIONS

Jan Harmgat Country House is the perfect setting from which to explore the abundant delights offered by nearby Montagu (with hot mineral springs), the Breede River, Bontebok Park, Cape Agulhas, the De Hoop Nature Reserve (offering exceptional whale watching in season), and the delightful town of Swellendam itself, the third oldest town in South Africa, and well worth exploring.

For less adventurous souls, or those intent on just a gentle stay-over, there are easy strolls and walks among the orchards - or simply relaxing by the lavender-surrounded pool. Indigenous wildlife such as springbuck, grey rheebuck and ostriches can be seen from an open-vehicle drive on the 680-hectare farm, along with many smaller creatures and birds.

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.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Sotho

Rooms & Rates

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

Classic Quarters 1

Classic Quarters 1 is located near the swimming pool and is furnished with a King-size bed. The bathroom is fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

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

Superior Suite 7

Superior Suite 7 has a private entrance and is furnished with a King-size bed. The open pan bathroom is fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

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

Executive Suite 5

Executive Suite 5 is a spacious room furnished with a King-size bed and an open plan bathroom fitted with a Victorian bath, a separate shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

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

Classic Quarters 2

Classic Quarters 2 is located near the swimming pool and is furnished with a King-size bed. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with hand shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Classic Quarters 3

Classic Quarters 3 is located near the swimming pool and is furnished with a King-size bed. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with hand shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Classic Quarters 4

Classic Quarters 4 is located near the swimming pool and is furnished with a King-size bed. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with hand shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Superior Suite 8

Superior Suite 8 has a private entrance and is furnished with a King-size bed. The open pan bathroom is fitted with a shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Classic Room 10

Classic Room 10 is furnished with a King-size bed and has an open plan bathroom fitted with a large shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Executive Suite 6

Executive Suite 6 is a spacious room furnished with a King-size bed and an open plan bathroom fitted with a Victorian bath, a separate shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Executive Suite 9

Executive Suite 9 is a spacious room furnished with a King-size bed and an open plan bathroom fitted with a Victorian bath, a separate shower, toilet and basin. The room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini fridge, tea / coffee making facilities and a TV.

  • Air-conditioning  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bar fridge  
  • Bathrobes  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • International plug point(s)  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Mini- / courtesy bar  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with M-Net)  
  • Television (with satellite)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-17 years are allowed; over 17 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Comfortable and stylish accommodation in an historic home in at the foothills of the Langeberg mountains. Attentive and friendly staff. Our experience was crowned by a meal at the restaurant, Just Amy. If you ever want a dining experience at a country restaurant, go no further...take a detour! Acclaimed chef, Josh, and his delightful French wife, Christelle, provided a meal to remember.

June 2021

Graham E. (Somerset West,)

Verified reviewexcellent

Great place, great location, most freindly staff, great food!! and great wines...

July 2017

Henrik (Copenhagen)

Need to Know

Response timeJan Harmsgat Country House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

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

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

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com since August 2008

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