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Rothman Manor

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18/07/2017 19/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Rothman manor is one of the most perfect places we've stayed anywhere around the world. The guest rooms are designed to include every comfort and amenity you might want while retaining a sense of playfulness and local African culture. The property is gorgeous with a wonderful swimming pool and loungers - aaah! There are beautiful gardens and birdfeeders and ponds...

Reviewed 7 May 2013

A beautiful place with a very high taste for the decoration. Franziska is also a very good painter and you will appreciate the different painting across Rothman's. Andreas is running this luxury B&B with efficience in a very peaceful atmosphere. You will love the delicious breakfast in a nice breakfast room where you will meet the other guests. At night,...

Thank Thierry S
Reviewed 19 April 2013

WOW!!!! Who would have thought a rustic country town can provide such a GEM as Rothman Manor!!! This is one of the all time best bed and breakfast's I have ever stayed at. The young couple owning this stunning place, is friendly, accommodating, artistic and just brilliant. This is not a 5 star establishment - No, it should be a...

Thank EBotes
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Why didn't we book in here for 2 nights?? I was kicking myself that we didn't. Rothman Manor is the perfect place to unwind and relax from the driving to/from Cape Town along the N2. The weather was perfect which made for a wonderful stay using all the facilities it had to offer. The owners have thought of everything here...

Thank lynbin1210
North East England
Reviewed 6 April 2013

The location of this guesthouse is stunning and the luxury room we had on the ground floor took your breath away. The owners were very helpful with an evening meal recommendation, and the tranquil gardens with the beautiful pond and grounds looking over the zebras and springbok made it something special. If you need to stop in the Swellendam area...

Thank flyaway48
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We went back after a great experience last year. This time we had the upstairs loft suite for two days. It was really wonderful. Lots of room and everything is tastful and thought of. The lush gardens with the zebras, pond and deckchairs is a delight and you can relax on your own sun patio if you like, or otherwise...

Thank Ryannl8
Wetherby UK
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We first visited Rothman Manor in 2008 as we travelled back to Cape Town from Plettenberg. It was a wonderful overnight stop and we resolved to re-visit it and spend more time in the Swellendam area. Recently we did go back and stayed 5 nights in February 2013 and were very glad we did. There is so much to see...

Thank Carandmar
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Stayed at Rothman Manor for 4 nights, and I would say it was a memorable experience. The bedrooms where of a very high standard, wonderful breakfasts and beautiful gardens with pool and jakuzi. Also an area with Springbok and Zebra. But what made it a wonderful stay was the owners Franziska and Andreas, a lovely couple, Franziska always had a...

Thank raymond65
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2013

This was one of the B&Bs our travel agent booked for us on the route from Cape Town to Plettenberg. From the road it looks like a group of small cottages in beautifully tended gardens and it didn't disappoint. Our hosts were charming and very helpful, providing advice on local attractions. Breakfast was exactly what we wanted, lots of fruit...

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 6 March 2013

We have visited Rothman Manor many times. It was recommended by friends about 7 years ago and we have had no hesitation in recommending to other friends. Many people stop here when travelling The Garden Route and I have heard on countless occasions 'I wish we were staying longer'. I urge you to stay for more than one night, you...

Thank Barabel

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This trendy five star boutique guest retreat is your destination for accommodation in Swellendam. On the 3,5 ha estate you will find your privacy in hidden places and relax in the park like garden. Luxury and stylish design, with every comfort, decorated with African elements show a perfect match and into a laid back and retreat atmosphere. Rothman Manor offer three thatched houses, on a 3.5 hectares estate, in the famous Cape Dutch architecture going back to 1834. Unwind by the pool, read in the seclusion of your private outdoor space or just watch the onside game from the Jacuzzi and the abundance of bird life around the huge pond littered with lotus flowers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rothman Manor

Address: 286 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Swellendam
Price Range: $148 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rothman Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Our lovely room was in one of the out buildings across the courtyard from the car parking”
RHofBath, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would have been great”
RayVicki2017, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Morning Sky Suite”
Benoni4, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“make sure you dont have the room facing the road, the others face the garden and pool”
hummingbirdtraveller, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Superb location, very modern and superbly run. No complaints whatsoever.”
450kate, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
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