Old Thatch Swellendam Accommodation
About Old Thatch Swellendam Accommodation
The Old Thatch Lodge Guest House Swellendam invites you to a National Monument and guest house and welcomes you to stay in our comfortable accommodation in Swellendam. Have a rest in our wonderful guest house garden, and visit the surrounding nature reserves and the historic city of Swellendam - the third oldest town in South Africa. Experience Swellendam and the Overberg District of South Africa - Travel the beautiful Western Cape.
The Cape Dutch Style Guest House was the townhouse of Francis William Reitz (* 5th October 1844 in Swellendam, â€ 27th March 1934 in Cape Town), president of the Orange Free State (Oranje-Vrystaat 1889-1895) of South Africa. Family Reitz lived on a farm near by Swellendam in the Overberg District. They visited Swellendam on church days and stayed for a few days in what is today the Old Thatch Guest House in Swellendam. That was long ago, but til today the atmosphere in and around the Guest house is like in the old days.
Enjoy your holiday in our beautiful accommodation in Swellendam and relax at our guest house lounge with open fireplace. Your breakfast will be served inside the guest house lounge or outside on the terrace under the thatch roof with views on the garden.
Cars can be parked secure on the premises. The historic city center of Swellendam is in walking distance. You can even cook your own meal in our guest house kitchen, or have a nice Braai(BBQ) in our spacious garden.
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Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.