Roosje van de Kaap
Swellendam, Overberg - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:It's a Swellendam Guest House with all the markings of Cape Town's traditional and old school hospitality. Sharing its humble presence with the newly refurbished 1748 Drostdy Museum complex, Roosje Van de Kaap still remains iconic. This intimate and historical BnB restaurant and hotel is a haven that was founded and run by the Brandsma couple. Flanked by the Langeberg Mountain range and situated on luscious gardens, Roosje's surroundings make for architectural textures that are straight from a fairytale.
Matured like a fine wine
Beautiful views juxtapose the oldest parts of Roosje, which date back from the year 1780, making this accommodation in Swellendam a mature gem that glitters an old school ambiance that is hard to contend with. The 12 rooms take you back in time with timeless furniture and antique decor. A modern pool rests outside and Wi-Fi access available in all the rooms.
And what would old school hospitality be without old school, home grown cooked meals? This Swellendam BnB happens to serve the best hearty meals for its guests. The on-site, award winning restaurant is the ideal place for late night dinners and romantic dates by candlelight and their a'la carte menu is indeed award deserving.
Roosje Van de Kaap has been blessed by Mother Natures' hand with inspiring surroundings and historical richness. Roosje is situated in an area that is renowned for tourist attraction due to its many Nature Reserves and Parks such as the Marloth Nature Reserve, Bontebok National Park as well as De Hoop Nature Reserves. This Swelllendam Guest House is close to where nature plays and the nature lover is the guest of honour. The hiking trails invite the adventurer in you and the major shops and eateries nearby create the perfect balance between nature and everyday living.
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 20° 27' 7.4" E / 34° 1' 10.4" S
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Driving to Roosje van de Kaap in Swellendam, Overberg
|Departing: Cape Town International Airport|
|Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town 7490, South Africa|
|Distance: 203 km / Duration: 2 hours 13 mins|
|1.||Head south||0.7 km|
|2.||Turn left toward Michigan St||0.1 km|
|3.||Take the 1st right onto Michigan St||0.4 km|
|4.||Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd||0.7 km|
|5.||Merge onto N2 via the ramp to Somerset||199 km|
|6.||Slight left onto Cooper St||0.3 km|
|7.||Continue onto Somerset St||0.3 km|
|8.||Turn right onto Fairbairn St||0.1 km|
|9.||Turn left onto Drostdy St
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