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Heiloo, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful old house in Swellendam. Etienne, the owner, is a very nice man who is very interesting to talk to about South Africa. Lovely jazz music added to the pleasant atmosphere. Breakfast was super! Room was a little dark and cold but this would probably be nice and cool in summer.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful house which dates back to 1796 which has a wonderful family living with some really cute pets (1 dog, 1 cat and a parrot). Mr Etienne was brilliant with his history about the country, the city, the house and almost about everything we wished to know. The food was excellent, and he really did make us feel at...

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Loved this place :) Small, quaint with a lot of charm for an old style yet very comforting and welcoming hotel. The structure dates back to 1796 and while the interior is of an old style the feel is of comfort and professional standards. I loved my room and while it may have been small its history is great and...

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Cypress Cottage and Swellendam exceeded our expectations, and we will definitely be back for a longer stay. The room was very comfortable, the location close to everything, but very quiet, and Etienne was a great host, fascinating to listen to about the history of the area and his family. Breakfast was wonderful. We can't recommend Cypress Cottage too highly.

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1Thank Mark V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Very Friendly Staff.. Lovely accommodation.. They went out of their way to help myself and an abused rescue dog I picked up from the n2.. Very spacious accommodation, with a touch of luxury.. Lovely breakfast Thank you

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St Denis
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This cottage is an old fashioned place, a time-traveling place. The owner is very pleasant and interesting. I quite enjoyed the living-room with jazzy sound and interesting books. The parrot is quite polite too !

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1Thank hocquettea
Cape Town
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Nice place, a little bit cold in winter but heated blankets and an oil heater in the room helped. Room doesn't lock from the outside but the ladies are always inside. Breakfast was well made and warm.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

This is one place I would like to come back to as the time spent here was very short, we could not breath in the place fully. The owner is wonderful and very helpful in suggesting the places to go. Loves to feed you so keep extra space for breakfast. Has a lot of interesting stories and history of the...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome. Great stay in a very comfortable room and great breakfast. Very helpful host who was able to help us find Leicester City's final match of the Premiership on TV and clean up a very dirty car. Free wifi. Thanks for a great stay.

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

First time in Swellendam. Friendly reception. Idyllic setting. Beautiful garden and surrounds. Safe enough to go jog alone. Real character. Free wifi 😄. Very very quiet. Only downside is having no radio or tv in room... I felt a little lonely.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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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: €61 - €81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cypress Cottage 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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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
“I think they were all great.”
 of 5 bubbles SueB199, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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