BloomEstate

276 Voortrekstreet, Swellendam, South Africa

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  • Complimentary continental breakfast for two

  • One complimentary glass of champagne or one cocktail, per guest, upon arrival

  • Bottle of wine in room

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Ratings Breakdown

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  • Public Spaces20
  • Service20
  • Overall20
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Most recent review:

What I liked:

This is an absolute gem of a hotel. The owners Carla and Maarten could not make you fel more relaxed or at home.

What the hotel could do better:

Nothing, had a wonderful stay! The most friendly hotel experience we have had.

Iain

Stayed February 2011

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Hotel Description

Not quite a hotel, not really a bed and breakfast, Bloomestate is the sort of small, individually-owned lodging that defies categorization. At the edge of the old Dutch colonial town of Swellendam, in South Africa’s Western Cape, it’s more likely a stop on a longer tour of the country — but anyone who makes the effort will be amply rewarded by the mellow atmosphere and the well-composed modernist décor.

At just seven rooms Bloomestate is small by any definition; the way they’re spread about the grounds, though, means it’s more than just a guest house. Color schemes vary, but all are bright, from tangerine to lime, and all are furnished with modernist classics, with Barcelona chairs at the foot of every bed. And the comforts, while more residential in style than out-and-out luxurious, cover all the necessities, including DVD players and iPod-docking stereos.

There’s no restaurant proper, just a fairly extensive breakfast served in a communal dining room. However you’ll quickly find that the restaurants are among the greatest charms of this scenic old Cape Dutch town, including at least one that’s actually within walking distance from the hotel. It’s not a full-service resort by any means, with service at your beck and call — but after a day exploring the town or the surrounding country it’s a fine place to unwind.

How to get there:

BloomEstate is approximately a 2 hour drive from Cape Town, Cape Town International Airport and George.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 7 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

A minimum stay of at least 2 nights is highly recommended and required between December 19th and January 10th. We cannot accommodate children under the age of 8. Children 8 years and older are charged as adults. Extra bed in the room from R 350,= (seasonal).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Honesty Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Room service
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

A minimum stay of at least 2 nights is highly recommended and required between December 19th and January 10th. We cannot accommodate children under the age of 8. Children 8 years and older are charged as adults. Extra bed in the room from R 350,= (seasonal).

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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