Waterkloof Guesthouse

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R400 per person

Waterkloof Guesthouse is the oldest established guesthouse in the area and is on a free range ostrich farm, situated in the scenic vastness of the Southern Cape, near Swellendam and Heidelberg. Waterkloof is arguably one of the finest commercial farms in the Heidelberg district and has been in the family for seven generations.

Your hosts, Hannes and Christine, invite you to come and experience their hospitality and charming homestead. The Uyse are renown for their hospitality and good South African cuisine. Wholesome breakfasts include fresh farm produce and the adventurous can even indulge in ostrich eggs! Dinner is also available on request and guests can enjoy a typical meal of mutton/lamb and ostrich in the company of their hosts.

The house contains various family heirlooms and has four guest bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, tea trays and private entrances. The rooms are serviced daily. Laundry service will be provided on request.

The secluded garden, which attracts a  large number of bird species, is ideal for relaxing. The swimming pool area provides a breathtaking view of the vast country side.

Description of rooms:
The four rooms can also be divided into two separate units with two rooms each. Each unit then has two rooms with a connecting door. Ideal for people with small children. During winter you get cozy warm rooms, with down duvets and luxurious mohair and electrical blankets. The en-suite bathrooms have warm towel rails, under floor heating and lots of fluffy towels. In summer you can enjoy large cool rooms overlooking the secluded garden which attracts a number of bird species.

The 4 rooms are given names of indigenous flowering plant species of the Western Cape.

Blushing Bride:  This room is furnished with an antique 4 poster double bed with net draping. The modern en suite bathroom has a shower only with hot towel rails.

Lantern heath: This room is furnished with a cast iron double bed. The en suite bathroom has a free standing shower and a Victorian bath, with under-floor heating.

Tortoise Berry: This room is furnished with 2 twin beds with net draping.  The en suite bathroom has a free standing shower and a Victorian bath, with under-floor heating.

Shepherd’s delight: This room is furnished with 2 single antique Oak beds. The bathroom has a shower only, hot towel rails and under-floor heating.

Guests get the opportunity to buy a variety of products in the indoor shop, for example ostrich egg candles, ostrich leather belts, hand bags, wallets, etc.

No pets allowed. No smoking indoors.

  • Laundry service
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV
  • Braai
  • Swimming Pool
  • Gift shop
Things to do
  • De Hoop Nature Reserve
  • Pont at Malgas
  • Whale watching
  • Fishing
  • Bird-watching
  • Swimming
  • Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve
  • Historical town of Swellendam
  • Farm trips
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