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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hideaway has 4 rooms..four poster bed,homemade biscuits and a lovely large modern bathrooms.Every need has been very thoughtfully covered.The owners were very attentive to us.The grounds are beautiful .Breakfast was lovely with lots of homemade produce and a great variety of choices.. Personally we thought the area was the least interesting of anywhere on our garden route trip even...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service experienced was excellent, friendly and helpful, I believe one of the best experience we have had in the last year on our travels. Not only was the room beautiful, but the bed was a dream to sleep in and the Rain soaps and scrubs a nice surprise. Stephen thank you for the wonderful why you promoted Swellendam and...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hideaway is a wonderfully relaxing place to stay. Every need was considered and provided for and we wished our itinerary would have allowed us to stay longer. Stephen and Jackie are excellent hosts - and cook a great breakfast. The gardens are beautiful with a splendid eco pool which contributes greatly to the sense of calm.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facilities at The Hideaway were fantastic. There was a complimentary mini bar stocked with both soft and alcoholic drinks and a number of high quality bathroom products, which enable guests to unwind. The breakfast was good, and Stephen and Jackie's attention to detail in providing us with a bespoke list of activities to do for the remainder of our...

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Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Dear Stephen & Jackie, Thank you so much for our excellent stay at your B&B. I've read the earlier reviews just now and I honoustly don't understand a bit of the criticism. Stephen is fantastic; gives advices when asked for it, but not in a way rude or over enthusiastic as stated earlier. Actually, I find it quite rude that...

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Make sure you stay at least two nights to enjoy this outstanding guesthouse. We cannot rate it too highly. Everything was outstanding - the furnishings, linen, decanters of port and Madeira for us to help ourselves to if so inclined. The gardens are to die for with the largest eco pool in the Southern Hemisphere. The guesthouse is well placed...

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Fantastic place. Attention to detail by Stephen and Jackie was incredible. Accommodation was beautiful; the gardens were beautiful. Breakfasts were great - home made bread, scones, muffins and locally supplied honey, bacon, eggs. We were even given information to help our further travels. Nothing was too much trouble.

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Brentwood
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Jackie & Stephen were wonderful hosts ever anxious to ensure we had a great stay of 3 nights. The upper garden is an absolute treasure with its natural pool and fabulous plants and roses and birds. Breakfasts were outstanding.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 20 November 2016

My husband and me (unfortunately) just stayed 1 night at the hideaway. It´ s a beautiful guesthouse with nice "british" rooms and a amazing garding with thousands of roses. The breakfast was great, the hosts very friendly and so helpful, they gave us a lot of advices for our south africa trip.

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Thunstetten
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay and all things were excellent arranged. Even we get very good tips to see Swellendown and the next region. Unfortunately we had only one night in this very nice guesthouse. Next time we certainly will spend more nights there.

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This small country guest house in the breathtakingly beautiful Swellendam region of South Africa has the charm and elegance to make your stay both pleasant and memorable. Stephen and Jackie offer a unique experience of 5 Star accommodation: unrivaled hospitality, elegant furnishings, understated luxury with emphasis on service and guest satisfaction, and one of the best breakfasts in South Africa. Swellendam is an ideal location from which to explore the Overberg region, which is full of things to do an places to see. There is so much to do in the area that Stephen and Jackie will gladly help you to plan your trip. Please get in touch! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hideaway

Address: 10 Hermanus Steyn Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $141 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Hideaway 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are good, but ours was the furthest away from the house.”
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