Arriving at Schoone Oordt Country House guests are met with the romantic Victorian-style facade of balconies framed with intricate filigree lace, exemplifying the unique and personalized experience of staying at this elegant hotel.
Schoone Oordt stands amid the scenic Overberg mountains and countryside surrounding the charming Swellendam village. This luxurious hotel has attracted much attention as a landmark of colonial Victorian times, earning a fine reputation as a special location alone.
The stately hotel looks out over magical gardens with manicured lawns, shady trees and beds of herbs and vegetables. The tranquil gardens feature sweet-scented rose beds, an inviting swimming pool, gurgling fountains and secret galdes. Guests are accommodated in eight superbly and lovingly crafted, luxury suites, a plush honeymoon suite and a private family suite.
The well-known Eighteen53 restaurant at Schoone Oordt serves exquisite cuisine, ranking as one of the best restaurants in Swellendam, where culinary delights abound. Guests can enjoy sumptuous breakfasts in the light and sunny conservatory, as well as light snacks and high tea in the daytime.
Offering ten private and luxurious suites each with fireplaces, and splendid en suite bathrooms this five star country house is a perfect hide-away from which to explore this beautiful part of South Africa. From the De Hoop Nature Reserve to Cape Agulhas – the Southern-most tip of Africa – to Buffeljags Dam and the Langeberg Mountains, there is so much to both see and do, for both nature lovers and adventurers alike.