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Jan Harmsgat Country House

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We have stayed here twice now in the ladt two years and its been a lovely experience. The atmosphere is autentically "cape" and tge staff wonderfully friendly. Not to mention the food and attention to detail. Truely a great place to stay and highly recommended.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Some way out of Swellendam, you really need to eat at this place as there is nowhere else close so its just as well the restaurant is excellent. Very friendly staff and what a great experience it was to go off on the Land Rover Tour of the estate where we had wine and cheese at the top of the...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped one night on our way through the wine country heading to the coast. Service excellent & the rooms immaculate with everything thought of (flowers, water, complimentary drinks, chocolate, pecans (local)). Would highly recommend.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We had planned to stay here for four nights at the end of our wonderful three week South African holiday. We were seduced by the web page but on arrival it was clear that the reality did not match the hyperbole. The welcome was cordial enough, although a lady who appeared to be another member of the staff completely blanked...

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Swellendam, South Africa
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We spent 3 nights over the Christmas period staying with our two young children in a beautiful cottage , room 6, in tranquil garden setting which is nice and private and with its own patio and views over the garden. The rooms are luxurious and bathrooms spacious and well appointed . What we really enjoyed was the attention to detail...

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Hastings
Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you want a quiet place to relax and blob out, this is the place to go. The rooms are superbly furnished, the ambience is great and the staff have been exceptionally well trained. It is hard to fault.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

A wonderfully friendly place. Spacious rooms, great staff, beautiful surroundings. Restaurant meals are first class. There is a pool and loan bikes are available. Staying here is an experience we will never forget.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2015

A lovely 2 night stay in a beautiful setting. From the warm welcome to great rooms & excellent meals, we enjoyed every minute. The delightful staff offered us unrequested drinks while relaxing in the garden, & having forgetfully left medication at our previous stay near Cape Town, the manager drove to get it for us, giving us a free day...

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Garden Route, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We stopped for lunch on our long drive home, and expectations were high as we saw 5 stars on the board outside. Once inside, there were no signs to reception, and we really didn't know where the reception was, let alone the restaurant. We parked and found reception and asked where the restaurant was, and were shown that it was...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We hired the old slave quarters house for the weekend with two other couples (and 5 children) to celebrate my birthday. Every single part of the weekend was absolutely perfect - from the thoughtful little touches in each room, to the incredible service, to the sundowner drinks, to the nature walk (hosted by the wonderful nature enthusiast Jonathan), to the...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning traveller's needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history. Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the power of its original meter thick walls, yellowwood details, and authentic 'Overberg' style while every modern convenience available. The indulgence does not stop with the accommodation but is carried throughout your experience. Jan Harmsgat is registered and has been awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism S.A Trademark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jan Harmsgat Country House

Address: | R60 District Bonnievale/Drew, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $183 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jan Harmsgat Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The thatched roof gave no noise insulation & a room downstairs may have been better.”
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“If you like a quick swim before breakfast, get one of the rooms adjacent to the pool.”
alanrwillis, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Best to pass by and try to find somewhere better in Swellendam. The fact that somewhere is "Cape Dutch" is no guarantee of quality”
340carolinej, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
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