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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best place to stay in Swellendam I think. Very nice location and very interesting and welcoming owners. Beautiful breakfast on the porch! Everything interesting is in walking distance. Nice garden en cosy swimmingpool!

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice owners, who gave us good advice about restaurants and the next stop of our journey. Etienne knows a lot about the region. Charming cottage and rooms, with a good level of comfort and quietness. Good-quality breakfast.

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Philadelhia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Halfway between Cape Town and Mossel Bay, ideal sleepover. Classic period home. Etienne and Vera make you feel right at home and they serve an excellent breakfast. It is centrally located with great eateries within walking distance.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cypress Cottage is a wonderful place where historic buildings are ideally used and are perfectly remodeled. The combination of design and atmosphere within the house, the garden and the wonderful porch of the main building where breakfast is served is a very big plus for the cottage. Additionally the wonderful hosts (we meet Saskia and Etienne) have to be...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stellendam is full of historic buildings and Cypress Cottage is one of those unforgettable places. The building is charming and the host wonderfully entertaining. We were sorry our schedule didn't permit us to spend more time here, and we recommended this place very highly.

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Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family run B&B in beautiful Swellendam. While the owner was generally welcoming, be careful not to leave anything behind as he flatly refused to send on a garment of my wife's because he was 'too busy' and said that he never sends anything on even though we offered to pay the postage. The house is old and...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming B&B and attentive owner who booked us an outstanding meal at Drostdy. Had a great conversation with Etienne about South African history and languages. I recommend this B&B without reservation.

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Leonberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been happy choosing this GH in Swellendam. Friendly hosts, best recommendations for lunch/dinner. To enjoy the breakfast sitting on the terrass overlooking the garden was always a perfect start in the morning. Karin&Volker Leonberg, Germany

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Etienne is a fabulous host and we enjoyed out stay in this beautiful house very much. The breakfast, on the balcony, over looking the gorgeous garden, was lovely. We would love to come again and stay longer.

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We really liked Cypress Cottage - it's a lovely, traditional small guesthouse. Our room was large with comfy beds. Our host was really helpful about places to go and also to eat. There are good restaurants very close to the property. Breakfast was good and eaten on a lovely outside terrace overlooking the pretty front garden.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Cypress Cottage

Address: 3 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $88 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cypress Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms have loads of charm.”
 of 5 bubbles jancan, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Paulg1946, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We booked the cottage although we were just two. It was lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles valuvalu, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and comfortable. We had a 2 room family suite.”
 of 5 bubbles rll059, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs African and Colonial rooms are very spacious and comfortable. Both rooms offer air-conditioning as well.”
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  • Simple but adequate bathroom
 of 5 bubbles CorTT, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
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