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Swellendam Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Swellendam hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Swellendam Vacation

Places to Visit in Swellendam

Getting excited about your trip to Swellendam? After some advice about what to do when you're there? That's where we can assist!

Abandon your history books! Allow the past to spring to life at Drostdy Museum. Travelers in this destination have heaps of options. If you’re looking for some spiritual enlightenment, make your way to Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam. You never know, you may even glimpse the answers to a couple of life's most fundamental questions! Still got some time to spare? If you're eager to cut some strokes off your handicap, then head over to Swellendam Golf Course. Grab some clubs, finesse your swing and relax with the locals in the clubhouse.

Reclining on a beach doing not much is nice and all, but there's nothing like trying out some new and extraordinary experiences on your vacation!

if you're searching for something fun to do, we suggest trying an Overnight Garden Route Big 5 Safari Shared Tour.

If you'd rather check out a comprehensive list of activities, go to our Swellendam things to do page.

Swellendam Accommodations

Swellendam offers a decent variety of places to rest your head. Select from 15 accommodations suitable for luxury getaways and cheap vacations on Expedia.

Begin your vacation on an extravagant note by slipping between the soft sheets at the Bloomestate (276 Voortrekstreet). Alternatively, The Swellengrebel Hotel (91 Voortrek Street) is a fantastic place for the budget-conscious traveler to get their forty winks.

Nearest Airports to Swellendam

Getting ready for your trip to Swellendam? Wondering where you'll be landing? Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is a convenient option. Once you've disembarked and walked out of the arrival gate, you'll be 100 miles from the downtown area.

*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Best Lodging Options Near Swellendam

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Elianthe Boutique Guesthouse $40
Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020
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Elianthe Boutique Guesthouse

Elianthe Boutique Guesthouse

184 Voortrek St, Swellendam, Western Cape
     
    4.6 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Property in a good location, lovely pool area, good breakfast

    Marula Lodge Guesthouse $41
    Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019
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    Marula Lodge Guesthouse

    Marula Lodge Guesthouse

    111 Voortrek Street, Swellendam, Western Cape
       
      4.6 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Comfortable but small rooms otherwise very good

      Winterson en Somerkoelte $31
      Winterson en Somerkoelte

      Winterson en Somerkoelte

      137 Voortrek St, Swellendam, Western Cape
         
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in the historical district, this lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Swellendam Golf Course and Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam. Bukkenburg Pottery Studio and Drostdy Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

        A Riverbed Guesthouse $60
        Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020
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        A Riverbed Guesthouse

        A Riverbed Guesthouse

        7 River Lane, Swellendam, Western Cape
           
          4.8 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          A warm welcome from Melani, very well designed & equipped lodges, a peaceful setting in the garden - alongside the river & with a great pool. This was great place to stay - and thoughtfully Melani had reserved a local restaurant for dinner - great service!

          Langeberg Guest Lodge $45
          Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019
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          Langeberg Guest Lodge

          Langeberg Guest Lodge

          183 Voortrek Street, Swellendam, Western Cape
             
            4.4 of 5
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            we didn’t realize when booking that they basically require you to check in by 1830. We got there by 2000 and had called...but they made us feel less than welcome and that we had interfered with their dinner plans. We were told we were lucky they stayed and we didn’t have to sleep out on the street. ...

            Aan de Eike Guest House $43
            Aan de Eike Guest House

            Aan de Eike Guest House

            C/O Swellengrebel St., & Hermanus Steyn St., Swellendam, Western Cape
               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated in Swellendam, this guesthouse is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Marloth Nature Reserve and 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from Bontebok National Park.

              Rothman Manor Guest House $78
              Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020
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              Rothman Manor Guest House

              Rothman Manor Guest House

              268 Voortrek Street, Swellendam, Western Cape
                 
                4.9 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                The location is first class, beautiful scenery and and view of the local wildlife. A wonderful retreat.

                Swellendam Self Catering
                Reviewed on Jan 30, 2017
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                Swellendam Self Catering

                Swellendam Self Catering

                Odendal Street 22, Swellendam, Western Cape
                   
                  5.0 of 5
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  These cottages are lovely and immaculately clean. The furnishings are comfortable. We only wished for another night there, this was a real place of respite to slow down in the middle of hectic travel.

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