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Rothman Manor

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We booked for 2 nights, whilst driving up the Garden Route, and deeply regretted we hadn't stayed for longer. The accommodation was extremely clean, comfortable and well-appointed and our room (the Africa Suite) overlooked the pool. Everything was absolutely faultless and the breakfast selection fantastic. The owner, Andreas and his wife, couldn't have done more to make our stay so...

Thank Ron E
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We arrived cold and wet on a Saturday night in October. The owner had already switched on the heating and provided an umbrella should we want to venture further! Nothing was too much trouble and excellent 'eye to detail'. We could certainly recommend this hotel. Comfortable bed - best night sleep on garden route.

Thank tedthehorse
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It says it on the cushions and it was true! Impossible to fault.We were in the loft suite huge rooms and a kitchen.Enjoyed the balcony for an evening drink.Hosts friendly but not intrusive,pool great and gardens beautiful.Wish I could give it Excellent++++

Thank Bruern
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a night on a recent visit to South Africa and it was a little gem of a place and it was spotlessly clean and our hosts were so nice. We highly recommend this property.The staff even washed our car as part of the service.

Thank Emma G
Chesterblade, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We passed through swellendam from Cape Town on the way to Plettenberg bay. This small hotel was beautifully kept and everything was immaculate. We had a delicious lunch at drotsky restaurant and went riding in the Karoo at two feathers - not easy to find but a wonderful experience. Rothman manor has beautiful gardens and sculptures. Would thoroughly recommend

Thank Caroline G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The room was in a separate building from the main house. Recently built, it is nevetheless completely in character with the original buildings. The whole site is a superb combination of buildings, ponds, pool, outdoor hot tub on a viewing deck, gardens, and wildlife preserve - very serene and peaceful. Our car was washed while we had breakfast, too. The...

Thank R D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We arrived slightly early but were welcomed and quickly shown to our room which was a short walk from the main house. Security is good with the gate automatically closing. The hotel is run by a German couple who are very friendly and helpful. We were able to sit in the outside Jacuzzi whilst watching zebra and springbok at the...

Thank APOLLO1991
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Rothman Manor is a hidden gem in Swellendam. Our room opened on the magnificent garden, full of flowers and green. We were woken up by the birds singing, a perfect start of the day. During our walk in the garden we could see several impala and two zebras on the other side of the fence. So nice. The room was...

2Thank Valydd
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Rothman Manor with my friend as we were travelling around south africa in February......Amazing place, beautiful grounds with zebra and Kudo to sit and watch as well as a hot tub and a lovely relaxing pool area. We stayed in the loft apartment which was tastefully decorated, spacious and spotlessly clean. The breakfast was gorgeous and the...

2Thank Sue H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This residence used to belong to the Rothman family, one of the original settlers in this area, and is a South African heritage site. It has been beautifully and respectfully updated by its present owners, Andrea and Franceska. The bedrooms are extremely well appointed, think underfloor heating in the bathrooms, and beautifully presented. Some open onto the pool area, others...

1Thank Roger W

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: $146 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Rothman Manor 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“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
“Expect all rooms were of same top quality.”
petercY2500MD, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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