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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Last time we were in Swellendam and at Bloomestate was 2004, so quite some time ago. Maarten and Carla bought the property a year later, they are really great hosts and the propery is stylish with a relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast is very nice presented. We will not forget the dogs, how sweet and well trained! Would certainly reccomend Bloomestate and Swellendam!

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank RickBos010
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the beautiful guesthouse Bloomestate! Thanks to the outstanding care and hospitality of owners Maarten en Carla.
Every day starts with a really delicious breakfast with fresly squeezed juice, bread, fruits, cakes, eggs etc. And all the food is presented so festive!
After breakfast you can enjoy the beautiful big garden with swimming pool and jacuzzi where you can relax and have a astonishing view of the mountains.
If the weather is not so good, you can enjoy the cosy lounge with free tea and coffee, books, films and a so called honesty bar.
The big rooms are tidy and provided with a comfortable bed, bathroom, minibar, tv and a safe. Bloomestate is situated next to a spa and a beauty and massage salon. After a couple of days enjoying the wonderful stay it felt like a very warm home.
If we have the chance we will definitely go again. Thank you Carla en Maarten!

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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bloomestate, Owner at Bloomestate, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thanks Filip and Ingrid for this wonderful review of your stay. It was a real pleasure to host you here at Bloomestate and you are most welcome next time around! xx

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Bloomestate. The hosts made us feel very welcome and were very helpfull in giving tips for restaurants and places to go. The BB has a beautiful interior and you can tell the host has an eye for detail! Very chilled ambiance and a lovely pool, and even a jacuzzi! The rooms smelled delicious (their own room spray) and provided everything and more (candles, bathrobes, lots of towels), this made it feel very luxurious. Breakfast was amazing, Fresh fruits including raspberries and figs :) Swellendam is a small city with nothing much to do but a good stop on our garden route, luckily we booked at Bloomestate and we chilled the whole day at the pool and bar and living area (amazing cookies and tea). Bloomestate provides lots of space and I couldn't decide where to read my book (hammock, jacuzzi, chill area, pool beds, room?). We would definitely come back, perfect combination of luxery and nature, we felt very welcome!!

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Been there at least 4-5 times during the last years and stayed there always for 4 days.
As you enter the yard, you can see already the shady parking lots. Further down the path are the rooms, each with view to the pool and the courtyard with trees and lavender beds. The lounge across the courtyard with fridge (drinks), free coffe and tea and beautiful seating facilities is nice and welcoming. The quality of breakfast always outstanding. We'll be back.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank herbel
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Carla and Maarten, welcome us in what i consider is theyr house, they manage the place as theyr own residence and treaty consequently the guest, bloomestate is more than anamazing place, the quiet and the good energy that each single corner of the estate give to us, the room as well the pool and all the amenities are much better than some of the five stars L hotel around the world that we had visit, the differences btw perfect place and a place that fill also your soul with happyness is done by Carla and Marteen, surely if we will back in South Africa Bloomestate will be a place where we would like to live sometimes again.
Thank you for had us as guest in your house.
Mario & Raluca

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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