Schoone Oordt Country House Hotel in Swellendam
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  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests20
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About Schoone Oordt Country House

Schoone Oordt Country House is an intimate country hotel in Swellendam South Africa, possibly the best of Swellendam accommodation, with 10 luxury bedrooms set in lush gardens, an intimate Conservatory restaurant, a sparkling saltwaterpool and a passion for people, family, food, wine and the environment. The emphasis here is on unpretentious, unaffected luxury, elegance, quality and acute attention to detail.

accommodation

Her extensive grounds house six luxury rooms, a quaint, private family cottage and a romantic and secluded honeymoon suite set in abundant gardens and sheltered by aged oak trees. Each luxury accommodation has conceded to every modern convenience whilst unique, restored antiques, retain the Victorian feel of the Manor House and a bygone era.

The Manor House itself boasts the most exquisite light and airy conservatory, which Richard built in true English style, a cosy fire-lit bar and lounge, an intimate dining room and a typical country kitchen. The warmth of the original wooden floors, ceilings and doors coupled with many quirky antique pieces creates a wonderful welcoming ambience and guests are encouraged to visit here.

breakfast / dinners

Meals are made with love and served with true Schoone Oordt flair and style. The freshest best quality produce from small local suppliers is sourced as organically and ethically as possible, as well as fresh herbs and occasional veggies from the garden. Breakfasts are traditionally a gourmet affair and our little country hotel has developed quite a reputation for them.

Complimentary afternoon tea with home-baked savoury and sweet goodies is served overlooking the garden on sunny summer afternoons. In winter, complimentary snack platters and a warming welcome drink are offered on arrival. Intimate, delicious dinners are served in The Conservatory Restaurant where guests can enjoy a carefully prepared, sophisticated South African menu with wines sourced (by Sonette) from the celebrated verdant regions surrounding Swellendam; Robertson and Hermanus. Talented Chef Wander is well on his way to building The Conservatory Restaurant into one of the finest of Swellendam Restaurants.

cape weddings & functions

Schoone Oordt Country House has been created with a vision for entertaining. Choose from the intimate and private boardroom with views of the mountains, the sun-drenched conservatory overlooking the grounds or the cosy, slightly more formal dining room in the grand old house. She is truly an extraordinary venue for an exclusive occasion filled with laughter and love ...

swellendam

The Swellendam area offers guests an abundance of activities. Hiking, horse-trails, bike-trails, watersports as well as visits to the nearby Nature Reserves are a must. A trip to the De Hoop Nature Reserve for seasonal whale watching cannot be missed, a short journey over the Tradouw’s Pass to quadbike in Barrydale as well as a day trip wine-tasting in the Robertson Wine Valley. Along with a nine-hole golf course, quaint coffee shops, the renowned Drostdy museum, berry & lavenderpicking, good restaurants and a feast of art, Swellendam spoils its visitors for choice.

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
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Functions

  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Chapel
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Dance floor
  • Decorating
  • Exhibition space
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Marquee
  • Parking
  • Podium
  • Secretarial services
  • Stage

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Rooms & Rates

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

Luxury Rooms

The six Luxury Rooms are positioned around a fragrant rose garden, peaceful fountains and landscaped shrubbery. There is a single sofa bed, ideal for a child of up to 10yrs of age and space for a cot (pre-booked) in each room.

Qty: 8
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-10 years are allowed; over 10 years treated as adults

Honeymoon Suite

The Honeymoon Suite is tucked away on the edge of a shady forest with the Koornlands River gurgling along at its perimeter. The honeymoon suite is unashamedly romantic with its large hearth, exquisitely carved four-poster bed and oversized bathroom.

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

Family Cottage

The family cottage is at the top end of the property, private, cosy and set apart from other guests. Our Family Cottage has 2 extended length single beds in an upstairs loft area with an extended length king bed for parents downstairs.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-10 years are allowed; over 10 years treated as adults

Family Suite

The newly built Family Suite is a 2-bedroomed unit with a king-sized extended length bedroom and a children's bunk bed bedroom, ideal for larger families.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-10 years are allowed; over 10 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Very impressed with this accommodation. Service was excellent, better than some nice restaurants I've been to and very friendly. Looking to stay here again at the end of the year. Highly recommended.

March 2018

Franco (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

Definitely the best and most beautiful house we stayed in while our 3-week-trip to Western Cape region. All the details are perfect. The breakfast is absolutely world-class! Warm and very friendly hosts and services!!!! We will definitely come back, Martin-Elke-Nelli-Lilo

January 2011

Kladensky (Austria, Linz)

Need to Know

Response timeSchoone Oordt Country House typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyWe accept and love children. Babies are accommodated in a camper cot, single children are accommodated on a sleeper couch in the luxury suites otherwise more than one child will need their own room. Babysitting can be arranged.

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 propertyDiners, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since September 2007

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