Schoone Oordt Country House

Reviews of Schoone Oordt Country House

Excellent(96%) From 9 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 9 of our travellers who have visited Schoone Oordt Country House, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Dr & Mrs S - Cheshire
Arrived on: 6-Mar-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Schoone Ood=

Schoone Oordt is a Victorian House, and is beautifully furbished with vintage furniture.

The breakfasts are very good!

There are many steps throughout the property, and it is certainly not wheelchair friendly, and could be a problem for someone with limited mobility.

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Mr & Mrs H - York
Arrived on: 12-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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First class

Our only comment is that Swellendam has not a lot happening locally and requires quite a lot of travelling to see the area around.

Many thanks to Expert Africa in recommending we book and eat at La Sosta restaurant (must be booked at least a month in advance). One of the top quality restaurants in a country which provides fantastic food.

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Mr & Mrs S - York
Arrived on: 12-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Schoone Oordt Swellendam..

Yet again an excellent location and a restful visit after a busy tourin experience in South Africa.

Fidney, the Major Domo who met us on arrival could not have been more helpful and saw to our every need. The rest of the staff were equally helpful and here too we had our car washed daily!

Rooms were very good and it was an excellent base for visiting the De Hoop Nature Reservation.

It was the 'grandest' accommodation of our visit and an excellent end to our touring.

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Mr & Mrs B - Kent
Arrived on: 4-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Schoone Oordt Country House review

Very easy to find, again great directions, a beautifully restored old house.

In a very quiet part of Swellendan, but with restaurants nearby if you wished to eat out from the hotel.

A very nice gesture was a complimentary car wash which having been around the Bontebok National park the day before, was much needed.

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Mrs & Mr W - Dorset
Arrived on: 26-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Lots of effort made and a real treat

We'd had a question mark over this one before we arrived. ....I don't know why. It was a treat. Lots of effort was made to do the best they possibly could for the guests. We were extremely well looked after.

We ate in on the first night - and didn't bother to do otherwise the next night; it was excellent. The dining room is airy and very attractive. It looked beautifully fresh for breakfast. The car was washed each morning.

The rooms are comfortable and well-appointed (but don't expect to be in the house itself); they are set in quiet, attractive gardens. Swellendam was a pleasant little town. I enjoyed the museum. We forgot to go to the Faerie Glen. Damn.

Of all the places we stayed, we are not sure this was not the best because of the service and attention to detail.

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Mr and Mrs B from Wales
Arrived on: 22-Feb-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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ideal for a short stay

Very high standard with a lovely pool, good food and wines.

Nice golf course and interesting museum, my wife says the spa treatment was also very good value

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Mr & Mrs B from Worcestershire
Arrived on: 13-Oct-2014 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Schoone Oordt Country House review

Although the accomodation was good, it did not live up to our expectations compared with the other places we stayed. Although the school house itself is old, the accomodation itself is a relatively newly built complex, behind the main house. The restaurant is a conservatory built at the side of the old house. It would have been lovely to have seen a bit more of the old school itself.

We had read good reports about the restaurant and we're hoping to eat there, but unfortunately it was not open that evening. We were recommended local restaurants but the choice within walking distance was limited (we enjoy a glass of wine and will not drive).

We did visit the Drotsky museum, which was excellent

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Ms H and Family - Roke, Oxfordshire
Arrived on: 12-Apr-2014 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Schoone Oordt Country House stay

This was our first visit and we loved it. The team were really friendly, our family suite delightful and the pool refreshing (it was over 35 degrees centigrade in early April.....). The food was delicious - and the afternoon tea a treat.

Its located right near the excellent Drotsky museum (fascinating insights into the history of the area. We'd have liked to spend more time here (we only had 2 nights).

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Mr & Mrs W - Langport
Arrived on: 27-Mar-2013 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Schoone Oordt Country House review

We only had 1 night here and it was lovely! Spent a wonderful afternoon by the pool and then had an excellent dinner in the town.

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