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Nestled between oak trees at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, Aan de Oever Guesthouse offers accommodation in Swellendam.

Offering a private entrance, each room at this Cape Dutch-style guesthouse is elegantly furnished and has an en suite bathroom.

Guests can start their day with breakfast and end off with a sundowner from the honesty bar. Aan de Oever features a swimming pool, deck and BBQ area.

The guesthouse is within walking distance of the Drostdy Museum, restaurants and shops.

Aan de Oever Guesthouse is halfway between Cape Town and George.

This is our guests' favourite part of Swellendam, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Aan de Oever Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 9 Apr 2008.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Swellendam, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Family Room (Guinea Fowl)
  • 2 single beds and
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Family Room with Mountain View
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Double Room
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 3
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Company review score: 9.7Based on 804 reviews from 1 property
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Company information

During your stay, enjoy our swimming pool, deck & BBQ area with a sundowner in hand from our honesty bar. We have an excellent selection of local wines form the Robertson Valley vineyards. You may prefer to sit in our garden, listening to the Koornlands River bubbling by and the many species of birds.

Property information

Aan de Oever Guesthouse, Swellendam, Oeverberg, Garden Route, Western Cape..... Nestled between oak trees, at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, Aan de Oever Guest house welcomes you. Aan de Oever, meaning on the river bank, is a house built in the Cape Dutch style, like many others in historic Swellendam, the third oldest town in South Africa. If you want a perfect setting for a holiday, honeymoon, business trip or a base from which to travel, we offer you an unforgettable experience with our famous breakfast to start your day. Swellendam is steeped in history & offers you, natural beauty with spectacular views. Aan de Oever has exquisite accommodation in thirteen elegantly furnished bedrooms and suits, each with its own bathroom and private entrance.

Neighbourhood information

We are within walking distance of the museum, restaurants, art galleries and shops and we can provide you with all the information about actives in and around Swellendam. Swellendam is situated on the Garden Route, half way between Cape Town and George. It is thirty minutes’ drive to the well known Route 62 &roughly an hour’s drive to Cape Agulhas, the most Southern tip of Africa. The De Hoop Nature Reserve is about an hour and a half’s drive & a wonderful place for a day trip and the Robertson Wine Route is only half an hour away via Bonnievale.

Languages spoken

Afrikaans,English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Drostdy Museum
    0.3 miles
  • NG Church Swellendam
    0.4 miles
  • SwellenMark Regional Shopping Center
    0.5 miles
  • Swellendam Golf Course
    1.2 miles
  • Marloth Nature Reserve
    10.6 miles
How to get to Aan de Oever Guesthouse from Cape Town International Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Aan de Oever Guesthouse
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Wellness
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
Languages spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Aan de Oever Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 18:00

Check-out

10:00 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
15+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 150 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Aan de Oever Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Aan de Oever Guesthouse

  • Check-in at Aan de Oever Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at Aan de Oever Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Aan de Oever Guesthouse (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Aan de Oever Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • Yes, Aan de Oever Guesthouse is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Aan de Oever Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Aan de Oever Guesthouse is 0.7 miles from the centre of Swellendam.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Aan de Oever Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Live music/performance
    • Horse riding
    • Live sport events (broadcast)