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
"Hidden gem of a hotel."
04 Apr 2020
By Linda L, Norwich, United Kingdom
"Stayed for two nights in March. Very peaceful place. Enjoyed the tour around the pomegranate groves and walks through the pecan orchards and Olive groves. The wine tasting was delicious as was our..."
"An extraordinary South African experience"
10 Mar 2020
By rianas139, Wilderness
"What a wonderful experience it was to stay at this beautiful historical homestead. From the moment we were received by our charming host, Francois, we were treated as "special" guests. Our (huge..."
06 Mar 2020
By ValerieA1412
"A most enjoyable meal with friends. Fillet steaks done to perfection. Great wine affordably priced. One of our favourite restaurants, always good service and a lovely setting. Advisable to make a..."
"Stay at Jan Harmstat"
28 Feb 2020
By Terry R, Greater London, United Kingdom
"The country House rates itself as as 5* Unfortunately our stay was marred by an electricity shut down. But whilst the Country House was and has been well aware of the regular shut downs, there was no..."
"Our stay at Jan Harmsgat"
24 Feb 2020
By MartinLedger, Stevenage, United Kingdom
"We arrived at Jan Harmsgat in the afternoon on a rather grey day but the reception we received immediately lifted our spirits. Our room was "the big one" above the restaurant and we couldn't have..."
"Exceeded all our expectations."
22 Feb 2020
By PeterH9255
"We had a great experience at Jan Harmsgate and strongly recommend that you visit. As soon as you drive onto the property you know its going to be good and it only gets better. The staff, the rooms..."
"A favourite hotel."
11 Feb 2020
By Catkin68, London, United Kingdom
"We loved this hotel. The rooms are modern and stylish and food and service were both excellent. I particularly liked the gorgeous flower arrangements in the lounge and dining room.The Manager gave us..."
"Two nights at this very pleasant stop en route to Garden route"
26 Jan 2020
By happyholidaygirl059, Exeter, United Kingdom
"We had an enjoyable stay here. Our room was a basic standard room. We had a large room under the eves of a large thatched building, our bathroom (plus shower attachment) were in the main bedroom..."
"January 2020"
24 Jan 2020
By 862peterjamesm, London, United Kingdom
"Delightful if relaxation is required. Excellent facilities and warmth of the staff. Restaurant served interesting dishes albiet on a limited menu but fish and meat on those menus. Our second stay..."
"Relaxed Anniversary Weekend"
19 Jan 2020
By KajD, Kenridge
"A weekend away from our frantic lives and kids .... we could think of no better way to celebrate our years of marriage. What a lovely weekend - we left relaxed and rejuvenated. The farm is gorgeous..."