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Flametree Guesthouse – Swellendam

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Situated between Cape Town and George, lies a beautiful little town at the foot of the Langeberg mountains.

Swellendam is known for its great history, architecture and of course it’s youngberries. But we are going to take a look at some of the beautiful accommodation that you can find here, and one of them is known as the Flametree Guesthouse.

Flametree Guesthouse is situated at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains which will offer you some great views, The Swellendam train station is only a short 15 minute walk away. If you are into history, then you will love visiting the Drostdy Museum, which is a mere 700 metres away.


Guests are offered three luxury and beautifully decorated en-suite rooms.


This is a spacious yet cosy room, beautifully decorated. The en-suite bathroom consists of a shower and you are close to the library. This sunny room also has some great mountain views.

Love Room


Also close to the library and wooden decks. This white and red decorated double room has an en-suite bathroom with a bath.

 Joy Room


This room is a very popular choice simply because it is located separate from the main house, which of course means more privacy. The room offers guests a very peaceful and relaxing atmosphere, therefor the specific room name. This garden room also consists of an en-suite bathroom with a shower.

Peace Room

The beautifully landscaped courtyard style garden is where you can enjoy a sun downer while watching the sun set over the mountains, and the garden also has private corners where you can sit and relax.

The garden and the wooden decks, is where guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast to start the day with.

Facilities that are offered at Flametree Guesthouse include:

  • Library – offering a selection of books for someone who enjoys spending their time reading.
  • Satellite TV.
  • Dining room – situated next to the garden. You can enjoy your breakfast here and if you would like,   dinner can be arranged which include dishes such as Bobotie and also a Barbeque.
  • Laundry services.
  • Secure parking.
  • Games room.
  • In Room facilities – coffee and tea, DSTV, Wi-Fi.
  • A lovely fireplace – for the colder nights.
  • Baby sitting on request.

If you are planning on staying more than just one or two nights, then there are lots of activities that would keep you busy. Things such as:

  • Hiking
  • Game viewing
  • Whale watching
  • Shopping
  • Fishing
  • Tours
  • Scenic wine routes
  • Golf course
  • Berry farm
  • Horse riding

So if you like what you are seeing, make sure to keep Flametree Guesthouse in mind for your next visit to Swellendam.

The 3 star guesthouse that offers you 5 star service.     Visit our Accommodation Page to book your Accommodation at Flametree Swellendam.


Front stoep  IMG_3835 IMG_3838 Outside patio with built in braai

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