Jan Harmsgat Country House

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Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning travellers needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history. Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the power of its original meter thick walls, yellowwood details, and authentic "Overberg" style while having every modern convenience available. The indulgence does not stop with the accommodation but is carried throughout your experience. We have 10 beautifully decorated rooms which are situated in three different buildings, all have Flat screen TVs with selected DStv package and free WiFi.Restaurant 1723: All overnight guests are treated to a Jan Harmsgat Breakfast, which includes fresh fruit parfait topped with homemade muesli and yogurt, followed by hot breakfast of their choice, fresh squeezed juice and fresh brewed coffee or tea. Lunch and dinner menu changes frequently as the kitchen utilizes fresh produce grown in its own garden. Our Restaurant is open to the public. With the Jan Harmsgat chefs creating 4-course dinner menus, every guest is sure to be filled with delight.Jan Harmsgat is registered and has been awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism S.A Trademark.This exclusive country house is on an historic, working wine, fruit and game farm, situated between the towns of Swellendam and Ashton on the R-60, at the foot of the mighty Langeberg Mountains.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Marred by restaurant experience"
19 Feb 2021
By kajado, Cape Town Central
"I stayed here on the last night of a solo road trip but friends joined me for the night and we had the use of the 2 upstairs rooms in the Classic Quarters plus the lounge area between the rooms. The..."
"Amazing stay!"
14 Jan 2021
By 578theunsv
"My wife and I went for a break-away without the kids to Jan Harmsgat. We were welcomed as royalty by the staff and Francois is an absolute asset to the business. He is very helpful, friendly and goes..."
11 Jan 2021
By LindaL69, Polokwane
"Wonderful Spa Experience - a must ! Good eating experience. Very comfortable and clean accommodation, special thanks to Francois, his hands on each aspect of this business is seen throughout the..."
"Amazing stay"
22 Dec 2020
By vincentvheerden, Stellenbosch
"Amazing stay in the beautiful area between Bonnievale and Swellemdam, grounds were lush beautiful and food was excellent. Room was great, massages were first class. Amazing value for the price that..."
"Lovely tranquil stopover"
17 Dec 2020
By acolla413155, Cape Town Central
"We ended up booking into Mardouw Country House on our way back to Cape Town after being let down by an establishment I had booked in Swellendam. As we were travelling during Covid the tourist trade..."
"Zakkie & Sandra Bester"
16 Nov 2020
By zakkie2020
"We had a wonderful time at Jan Harmsgat. The staff were very efficient and friendly and went the extra mile to make our stay unforgetable .Especially the manager, he really went out off his way. We..."
"Awesome weekend away!!!"
30 Oct 2020
By GinaTessendorf
"From Welcome to goodbye the service was comfortable & outstanding! Cant compliment Francois enough, what a great asset to your Company:) Restaurant and team super friendly and divine food! Thank you..."
"One night Stay at Jan Harmsgat"
27 Oct 2020
By HenryandGigi, Noordhoek
"We were the only guests and had an excellent one night sleepover during October 2020. It is our third time in Jan Harmsgat Country House and can highly recommend this venue. The staff were friendly..."
"Awesome in every way!!!!"
28 Sep 2020
By F1553GOmail
"Myself and my fiance have had the pleasure of visiting Jan Harmsgat on 2 occassions, firstly alone as our engagement celebration get away and the second time with a large group of friends. On both..."
"Fantastic weekend getaway"
27 Sep 2020
By KKQ66, Western Cape
"Only two hours from Cape Town and the best is to take Route 66 through Robertson where you can even see the famous desert flowers normally found way north of here. The hotel Has an incredibly warm..."