Jan Harmsgat Country House

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What We Say
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
"Great venue."
09 Dec 2017
By Lee S, Leicester, United Kingdom
"We stayed for two nights and loved it, the wine tasting was a nice touch. The rooms were really spacious and clean. All the staff were polite and attentive. I would recommend this place to anyone..."
"Great place to stay"
18 Nov 2017
By marclS1287WQ, London, United Kingdom
"The house was a great place to stay, the property is really unique and very comfortable and the food was excellent. The staff were very helpful and helped us out when we had a problem with our hire..."
"Out of town B&B - just wonderful "
09 Nov 2017
By Drew F, Strathaven, United Kingdom
"The most brilliant receptionist an accommodation venue could have. She made us feel part of her family and could not be more helpful. It was like leaving an old friend when we departed! This was..."
"Country living"
02 Nov 2017
By Adickr
"Jan Harmsgat is one of those properties that just make you smile when you arrive. The Country House is so old school and farm like. The staff was very welcoming and continued to be super friendly..."
"a short break on our tour of south africa"
31 Oct 2017
By John D
"A fantastic country house with a wonderful restaurant that produced some amazing food. Add to this we had a private wine tasting from their own vineyard and it ensured an unforgettable evening. Karin..."
"Better than just a stopover"
24 Oct 2017
By Annabelle H, Chichester, England, United Kingdom
"Too often this place is used as a one night stop on the Garden Route which is shame because it has so much to offer. It is some way from Swellendam but en route for Montague, Robertson and many..."
"Charming hotel with incredible food"
19 Oct 2017
By siliarpi
"We only stayed one night and we would habe loved to stay longer. Great hotel with great food for dinner and especially for breakfast. The room were very cozy and the decoration was very romantic..."
"Great welcome at Jan Harmsgat"
06 Oct 2017
By johnny1254, Reading, United Kingdom
"Lovely country hotel offering characterful accommodation of a high standard, good food, excellent wine and very friendly helpful staff. Wine tasting was complimentary and we bought a few bottles of..."
"Great Sunday Lunch"
11 Sep 2017
By TravelBuddy444, Cape Town Central
"We had a great Sunday Lunch at Jan Harmsgat. Set 3 course menu R195 with salmon for starter, springbuck shank main, and apple tart and ice cream to end it off with. But what made the lunch amazing..."
"Sunday lunch"
20 Aug 2017
"We booked in the morning and went for a late lunch which was a set menu. We're a bit difficult because my daughter is celiac and we mentioned that on the phone. When we got the menu the lovely..."