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5.0 / 5Exceptional
5 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking

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Explore the area

Popular LocationDrostdy Museum13 min walk
Popular LocationBukkenburg Pottery Studio13 min walk
Popular LocationDutch Reformed Church Swellendam18 min walk

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Luxury Room

    Luxury Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Luxury Room

    Luxury Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Swellendam

Gaikou Lodge is located in Swellendam. Bukkenburg Pottery Studio is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Marloth Nature Reserve and Bontebok National Park.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Drostdy Museum - 13 min walk
  • Bukkenburg Pottery Studio - 13 min walk
  • Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam - 18 min walk
  • Swellendam Golf Course - 4 min drive
  • Swellendam Hiking Trail - 9 min drive

About this property

Gaikou Lodge

4-star bed & breakfast with free breakfast and outdoor pool
An outdoor pool, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center are available at this bed & breakfast. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, free newspapers, and wedding services. All 12 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find DVD players, room service, and coffee makers.
Gaikou Lodge offers 12 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.
Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor pool.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) during limited hours
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 8 AM–9:30 AM
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Fishing
Outdoor pool

Family friendly

DVD player
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool

Conveniences

Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Turndown service
Wedding services

Business services

Business center
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

More

Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Heating

Bathroom

Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

DVD player
Flat-screen TV
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Minibar

More

Safe
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 6 PM. <br />If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Property payment types

Diners Club
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

National rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

Property is also known as

  • Gaikou Lodge Swellendam
  • Gaikou Swellendam
  • Gaikou
  • Gaikou Lodge Swellendam
  • Gaikou Lodge Bed & breakfast
  • Gaikou Lodge Bed & breakfast Swellendam
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4.8
Cleanliness
5.0
Service and Staff
4.5
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4.8
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5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great location, situated in extensive grounds with mountain views. Comfortable and modern rooms with patio/verandah. Excellent attentive and hospitable staff. Superb breakfast. It was all good, would highly recommend.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Carla was super helpfull and even allowed a late check-out

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Owners super friendly. Upstairs rooms like a French 18th century palace.

Stayed 1 night in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Alles wunderbar, ein Ort der Erholung

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Heerlijk rustig, mooie vogelplek.

Prima plek. Leuk wandelen langs de rivier, massa's vogels.Kingfischers en black eagles. Lekker ontbijt met wat klef croisantje.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018