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The Hideaway in Swellendam South Africa

The most charming Bed & Breakfast in Swellendam on South Africa's Garden Route


The Hideaway guest house in Swellendam on the Garden Route of South Africa

The best value top of the range B & B on the Garden Route!

Our beautiful rooms start at just R685 pppn, including our world-famous champagne breakfasts.
Our room rates

Many reasons to book now!

See the 18 things that make the Hideaway so very, very special. Our value add-ons

Don't take our word for it...

"Staying here was like heaven on earth. Everything was perfect."
Read what our guests say on the guest reviews page

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We've compiled a list of the best things to do in Swellendam, from whale watching to waterfalls and wine tasting.
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The Hideaway
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Welcome to South Africa's first ever five-star guest house which has just been selected as the Sanlam Top Destination 2015 in the 5 star B&B category in South Africa.

A national monument and one of the oldest houses in Swellendam, our beautiful Victorian bed & breakfast - right on the Garden Route - radiates an old-world charm and rustic elegance that has made it famous the world over.

Your hosts Stephen and Jackie offer a unique experience of 5 Star Garden Route guest house accommodation, including...

  • Unrivalled hospitality
  • Elegant hand-crafted furnishings
  • Understated luxury
  • An emphasis on genuine personal service and guest satisfaction
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Superb value room rates from R685 pppn
  • Probably the best breakfast in South Africa (don't just take our word for it)
  • The latest guest comments we've received include: "This really was exceptional. No wonder people return year after year!" and "Fabulous place - gorgeous rooms - excellent local restaurants - shame we couldn't stay longer... next time " See all guest comments.
  • Yoga and Wellness Retreats - highly praised, as you can see in this glowing review
  • Treat yourself at The Bo Tree Salon - state of the art equipment highly qualified therapists

The Hideaway bed & breakfast on the Garden Route has a long tradition of excellent service, luxurious accommodation and wonderful food.

Jackie and Stephen are committed to maintaining and improving this heritage and are proud of what our guests (many of whom return year after year) have to say about us.

And don't worry - just because we have 5 stars doesn't mean we charge the earth. Take a look at our current rates, alongside our value add-ons. We're sure you'll be very pleasantly surprised.

Welcome to the Hideaway Garden Route bed & breakfast, we can't wait to greet you...