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Braeside Guest House

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13 Van Oudtshoorn Road, Swellendam 6740 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Breakfast was very good as well as the service. The guesthouse was nice and the interior interesting.Unfortunately we did not have time to stay there longer. Please reserve more time to stay in the house, if you visit this place.More

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Response from BraesideGHS, Owner at Braeside Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Hannu, Thank you for writing a review for us. I am sorry to see that you did not give us 5 Stars but I do appreciate your kind words. If your travels bring you and Paivi back to Swellendam maybe we can try again...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

I found the owner Marianna really helpful. Even though we are South African and were on a business trip, she made us feel like we are discovering a little corner of our country that we do not yet know. I will definately recommend you to...More

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Response from BraesideGHS, Owner at Braeside Guest HouseResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sarel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It will be great responding in Afrikaans but it will defy the purpose.I hope that you will make the trip back to Swellendam again, this time for leisure. I would love to talk...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A last minute change of plan resulted in my coming across this old world charmer set in an isle of tranquility. Marianna made one welcome on arrival, and the room was extremely comfortable. Freshly made bread and coffee rounded out a very generous breakfast after...More

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Response from BraesideGHS, Owner at Braeside Guest HouseResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Peter, Thank you.You have promised to review your stay and I am so grateful for you doing so. It is an amazing compliment to be regarded as one of your best b&b experiences in 30 years. It feels unreal and I can only again...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

My husband and I stayed for one night in August in this beautiful house. Marianna our hostess was very welcoming. She made a reservation at a local restaurant for us which turned out to be delicious!As it was a cold night, we managed to get...More

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Response from BraesideGHS, Owner at Braeside Guest HouseResponded 3 September 2018

Dear Tina, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Braeside and thank you for your kind words.You were great guests to have and it was a real pleasure having you here. The last few days we had quite...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Annual trip for the cropping season and spent several nights. By far my favorite place to stay and was blown away by the hospitality. The room was spacious and very comfortable and with a more than generous breakfast I felt like I was home. Would...More

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Response from BraesideGHS, Owner at Braeside Guest HouseResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Jason, Thank you! For the review and for the nice words. It is a real pity that the the rain came late this year and that your stay here was therefor cut short. But better late than never so I look forward to your...More

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Description
Now under new ownership this Beautiful Cape Edwardian house set in a large garden with views over the Langeberg Mountains and the Marloth Nature Reserve was built in 1901, Braeside has a lot of charm and More character and is a haven of tranquillity with 5 very nice individually styled en-suite bedrooms. We are situated in a very peaceful and safe area of the picturesque town of Swellendam, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. We are a 4-Star graded property (Tourism Grading Council). We offer gracious, personal service in a beautiful setting. Our breakfast consists of a continental buffet composed of cereals, yogurt, fresh fruits, various local cheeses, cold meats, fruit juices. We also pride ourselves in serving several homemade products such as: freshly baked organic breads, orgnanic cake, organic sweet and savory muffins, jams and marmalade. The cooked part of our breakfast will be made on request. It will consist of our fresh free range eggs either fried, scrambled, poached, or boiled; we can also provide very nice omelettes with several seasonings, bacon, mushrooms, sausage and grilled tomatoes Braeside is the ideal place to spend a couple of days exploring the Overberg region from visits to the coast to the beautiful winelands, all within easy reach. Or you can just spend a day relaxing by the pool, in the lovely gardens or beautiful patio. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$89 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$89 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
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Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Authentic furnished house - beautiful garden - Spacious room (I can only speak for the one we had) -..."
CarlPoupaert
31 Aug 2018
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"I saw all the rooms and all of them had a different charm."
odettekriel
24 Aug 2018
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"Warm, cosy and clean and whole set up made you feel like you were in a 5 star luxury room only this was a..."
shirleyannemoth
20 Aug 2018
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"Please stay 3 nights to soak in their fabulous hospitality"
Lavneet
20 Aug 2018
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