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Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen

Country house / Guest house - 3 Cottages, 2 Garden Suites, 1 Room and 1 Suite

  • Children By Arrangement
  • Free WiFi
  • TGCSA 4 Star
  • TGCSA Country House

A stay here is a treat! Each boutique styled room has its own theme and fascinations, and the food simply divine. The property is huge, with amazing gardens and trees. I most certainly felt it has a magic about it.

Wendy Dwight , Consultant. Mom. Musician. Cat-slave

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Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen

About Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen

Augusta De Mist Country Retreat is a handsome 1802 Cape Dutch National Monument set on a tranquil estate in Swellendam’s historic quarter. Secluded garden cottages and suites are decorated with a blend of contemporary and sophisticated country style, all set in lush indigenous gardens. Most have fireplaces, air-conditioning and DSTV or DVD. Picnics arranged. Cellar wine tasting. Dinner in-season at Augusta’s Kitchen.

TGCSA 4-Star Guest House | French spoken, Spanish, Dutch and German understood | Licensed | WiFi | Well behaved children welcome | Secure parking
Please note: Rates are a guide and subject to change. Please re-confirm rates when booking or enquiring.

Arum or Buchu Garden Suites

Sleeps 2

2 Units

Afro-Chic & touch of vintage. One or both free-standing cottages. Open-plan with king bed. Bathroom has bath & walk-in shower. Lounge & fireplace. Private patios & forest views. Reached by steps and paths, so please pack lightly. 45m2. TV. Limited parking

From R1,020.00
per person sharing

Rates include:  Bed & Breakfast

Current Season

Room Facilities
Bathroom
Bath RobesLargeShaving Plug(s)
Bathroom Layout
Bath and separate showerEn-Suite
Bedroom
Air-conditioningCD PlayerFan
FireplaceHairdryerHeater
Mini BarOpen-plan lounge areaOwn Private Garden
PatioPrivate EntranceSafe
Tea / Coffee Tray
Bedroom Views
Garden
Beds
Electric Blanket King BedPercale Linen

Protea Garden Suite 2+1

Sleeps 3

1 Unit

Reflecting African vibrance. Open plan bedroom with bespoke king bed, plus a small bedroom with a queen bed. Bathroom has Victorian bath & separate shower. Fireplace in lounge. Our largest suite at 55m2. Own parking. TV.

From R1,020.00
per person sharing

Rates include:  Bed & Breakfast

Current Season

Room Facilities
Bathroom
Bath Robes
Bathroom Layout
En-SuiteVictorian bath and separate shower
Bedroom
Air-conditioningCD PlayerFan
FireplaceFree WiFiHairdryer
HeaterMicrowaveMini Bar
Open-plan lounge areaPatioPrivate Entrance
SafeTea / Coffee TrayTV/Satellite
WiFi
Bedroom Views
Garden
Beds
Electric Blanket King BedPercale Linen
Queen Bed

Strelitzia Garden Suite

Sleeps 2

1 Unit

Private free-standing cottage. King bed. Renovated in contempo style. Romantic bathroom with big double shower. Fireplace in lounge. French doors open towards pool. Striking floors, reed ceiling. Garden view. Close to parking. 33m2. No TV

From R880.00
per person sharing

Rates include:  Bed & Breakfast

Current Season

Room Facilities
Bathroom
Bath RobesDouble BasinsDouble Shower
Bathroom Layout
En-SuiteShower only
Bedroom
Air-conditioningCD PlayerFan
FireplaceFree WiFiHairdryer
HeaterMini BarOpen-plan lounge area
PatioPrivate EntranceSafe
Tea / Coffee TrayTV/SatelliteWiFi
Bedroom Views
Garden
Beds
Electric Blanket King BedPercale Linen

Aloe Garden Suite

Sleeps 2

1 Unit

Garden suite with a bespoke beds (request king or twins). Renovated to perfection. Bathroom with large inside/outside showers. Lounge with stunning floors & fireplace. Garden view. Next door to Protea. 35m2. TV.

From R880.00
per person sharing

Rates include:  Bed & Breakfast

Current Season

Room Facilities
Bathroom
Bath RobesOutside Shower
Bathroom Layout
En-SuiteShower only
Bedroom
Air-conditioningCD PlayerDVD Player
FanFireplaceFree WiFi
HairdryerHeaterMicrowave
Mini BarOpen-plan lounge areaPrivate Entrance
SafeTea / Coffee TrayTV/Satellite
WiFi
Bedroom Views
Garden
Beds
Electric Blanket King / Twin BedPercale Linen

Desmond Tutu Suite incl Dinner

Sleeps 2

1 Unit

Whimsical 1802 Park Villa, sleep a night in a living museum when Desmond Tutu stayed with us Oct 2013. Bespoke queen beds, small reading area. Beautiful bathroom with shower & small bath. Original ceilings & floors. No AC/TV. Contact direct to book!

From R880.00
per person sharing

Rates include:  Bed & Breakfast

Current Season

Room Facilities
Bathroom
Bath Robes
Bathroom Layout
En-Suite
Bedroom
CD PlayerFanHairdryer
Mini BarSafeTea / Coffee Tray
Bedroom Views
Garden
Beds
Electric Blanket Percale LinenQueen Bed

Check-in & check-out times

Check-in between:

15:00 and 18:00

Check-out before:

11:00

Features & Facilites
Accolades
Fabulous foodProvincial Heritage Site
Accommodation type
Bed and BreakfastsCountry CottagesCountry Houses
Guest Houses and RetreatsWeekend Breaks Cape Town
Activities on the premises
Bird Watching Swimming Pool (Salt Water)Wine Tasting
Children
Children By Arrangement
Credit cards
MasterCardVisa
Dining
BreakfastDinnerDinner by arrangement
In the area
Biking Bird Watching Boating
Fishing Golf Health & Beauty Clinic
Hiking Horse Riding Museums
Nature Reserve Restaurants Shopping
Vineyards Walks Wine Farms
Languages spoken
Afrikaans Dutch English
French German Spanish
Parking
Off - Street Parking
Portfolios
50 Shades of StayBreathing SpaceGoing somewhere slowly
Why not weekends
Services
Airport Transfers By Arrangement Free WiFiGuest Lounge
Honesty BarInternet Facility / WiFiLaundry Service
LibrarySafe Tours Arranged
WIFI hotspots
Setting & environment
At the Foot of a Mountain Country Town
Smoking
Limited Smoking
TGCSA grading
4 StarCountry House
Proud participant
13 years in Portfolio Collection

Directions

The main entrances lead into the main street of Swellendam.

From Cape Town/N2

About 200 m past the big white church, on the way to the caravan park, on the left hand side is Augusta de Mist Guest House.

Well sign posted. The building is just visible through the trees.

GPS Coordinates

S34° 00' 59.70" E20° 26' 54.81"

3 Human Street
Swellendam
6740

Local attractions and landmarks

Nearest Airport: Cape Town International Airport
Distance to Airport: 220 km
Transfers Offered: Yes
AttractionDistance in km
Bontebok National Park5
Drostdy Museum Complex1
Marloth Nature Complex2
Grootvadersbosch Conservancy20
De Hoop-Potberg Nature Reserve30
Breede River Wine Route20