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A Hilltop Country Retreat

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
7 Bergsig AvenueSwellendamWestern Cape6740South Africa

Swellendam upscale guesthouse with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
Rather comfortable
Breakfast is average
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A Hilltop Country Retreat

from ZAR 462
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Luxury Double Room
  • Deluxe Family Suite
  • 2 Bedroom House (no children)
  • Family House, 2 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground on site
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 2012
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

A Hilltop Country Retreat’s small print

Also known as

  • Hilltop Country Retreat House Swellendam
  • Hilltop Country Retreat House
  • Hilltop Country Retreat Swellendam
  • Hilltop Country Retreat


Guests receive provisions each day for preparing their own breakfast. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 350 per stay

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 80.00 for adults and ZAR 80.00 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around A Hilltop Country Retreat


  • Dutch Reformed Church Swellendam - 10 min walk
  • Drostdy Museum - 15 min walk
  • Marloth Nature Reserve - 2.2 mi / 3.5 km
  • Bontebok National Park - 4.7 mi / 7.6 km

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 106 miles/170.5 km
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 30 reviews

A Hilltop Country Retreat
Absolutely loved A Hilltop Country Retreat Very well appointed rooms with every need taken care of.
Haroon, za2 night romance trip
A Hilltop Country Retreat
Beautiful accommodation. They were extremely welcoming and even upgraded us into rooms with fires as they were worried about us during a cold spell. Thank you so much. Would love to come back for a longer stay.
melanie, za1 night family trip
A Hilltop Country Retreat
Nice size room but with issues.
After a prompt and pleasant check in where we were told we'd been upgraded to a deluxe room, we were shown to a nice, large, well appointed room. However, on the evening of our stay, the WiFi didn't work and the staff member we spoke to couldn't resolve it. Then later the cable TV went down also. The toilet cistern kept sticking, so I had to deal with that each time we flushed. The shower didn't drain well which meant you showered with several inches of water around your feet. The roof to the room was steel, not unusual in S.A but it meant we were awoken at 06-30 ish by birds running across the roof and then the roof contracting as the sun heated it up. Also the blinds did very little to keep the light out which again didn't help us sleeping in until a reasonable time. None of these were big deals on there own but we were getting fed up of it by the time we were ready to check out. We would have liked to mention these minor irritations when we left but there was no one in the office when we departed so we just left the key and continued our journey. A shame really as the owner and staff are lovely but a little maintenance is needed.
peter, gbRomance trip
A Hilltop Country Retreat
Beautiful room with a fireplace, kitchenette, lovely outdoor sitting area where you can BBQ. The host was very helpful and friendly. We also received a free upgrade and when we arrived, they even started the fire for us in our room.
A Traveller, us1 night romance trip
A Hilltop Country Retreat
Very Good8.0
stephen, gb1 night romance trip

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A Hilltop Country Retreat

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