arumvale country house

self-catering & relaxing in Swellendam's countryside

Bethel Street, Hermitage Valley,
Swellendam
Landline: +27 (0) 28 5143545
Mobile: +27 (0) 83 2606241
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Arumvale Self Catering Country House

Arumvale Country House is perfectly situated from which to explore Swellendam & its surrounds or to enjoy a comfortable countryside experience with majestic mountain views & natural landscapes.

Arumvale Country House provides well appointed, self-catering guest facilities and friendly, professional service. Arumvale Country House is situated in Swellendam's beautiful Hermitage Valley, a short twenty-five minute walk or three kilometre drive from Swellendam's historic town centre. Arumvale Country House has commanding views of the Langeberg Mountains and surrounding farmlands.

Arumvale Country House has three luxury, self-catering suites, one standard suite and a rustic garden cottage located within a beautiful garden & countryside setting. Each suite has a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a tastefully themed lounge, kitchenette, private patio and separate entrance.

Guests can relax in summer on the verandah overlooking the swimming pool while enjoying magnificent views up the Hermitage Valley or gather round the cosy open fireplace in each of the suites. Free wireless internet is available throughout Arumvale and secure on-site parking is provided for guests' vehicles.

Arumvale Country Guesthouse is a perfect place to explore the history, heritage & architecture of Swellendam, wander along the numerous paths and tracks through the countryside & nearby Marloth Nature Reserve, or simply relax in a beautiful, peaceful countryside setting.

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Guest Comments
  • “My husband and I stayed at Arumvale a few weeks ago, without knowing we had stayed there a few years ago. Lovely to know we still have great taste in picking and booking online accommodation :) George is absolutely amazing! We left CPT late Friday afternoon and only got to Swellendam at about 9pm, it was absolutely no problem for him to wait and open up for us.
    The room we booked were even nicer in real life than what the photos showed, and the pics were absolutely GORGEOUS!
    So lovely that the electric blankets were turned on, ready to warm up the bed on a freezing night!
    The staff super friendly and nice and it was lovely being greeted with a friendly "moooorning" ever time one of them walked passed us having our morning coffee on our balcony taking in the breathtaking views! I can not recommend Arumvale enough! We are already so excited for the next time we'll get to stay there!Keep up the great work George! You're styling at it! “ - ELMI MARAIS
  • “A wonderful place to escape the city and enjoy country life for a weekend. Beautiful facilities and friendly staff” - DOMINIQUE SANDWITH
  • “We had the most beautiful stay in Arumvale this past weekend. We hired out the rustic cottage, which was small, quaint and quite wonderful. The service was impeccable, and the owners so kind and friendly. Thanks, Arumvale! We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family, and we will be back” - NICOLE O’NEILL
  • “This place is absolutely exquisite. It's peaceful, its luxurious in a way that is not typical luxury but personalised and soulful. Thank you for the experience” - ANDREA SCHNEIDER
  • “Fantastic stay over, loved the cottage, perfect place to stop over if you traveling to Knysna or PE.....” - NAEEMA KEMP
  • “We made a split decision to stay overnight and found Arumvale! What a gem! We loved it and wished we could stay longer. Was so cozy and warm with an amazing view. Thanks George from being such a great host. We will most definitely be back” - ANRI LAURIE
  • “What an amazing few days we had. Beautiful place, friendly people and the most stunning rooms and view. I would definitely suggest Arumvale as a family holiday or a romantic break away location. Both central and accessible” - MARLIZE DE WET
  • “Beautiful! Nice people! Wifi was the best we had while in South Africa! The accommodations were clean. We stayed in and cooked a meal because it was so beautiful that we didn't want to leave! “ - REBECCA KIZER BEEBY
  • “Nice place. Quiet. Beautiful mountain views. Will have to make this a regular stop over. Thanks George“ - SHAUN OLIVIER
  • “Its absolutely gorgeous! Our hosts are amazing..thank you George! “ - SINDISIWE NGUBANE
  • “A very peaceful place and lovely guest house. Thoroughly recommended” - PAUL BENNEWORTH
  • “Hello George, the four of us enjoyed our stay so much. Thank you for all the hospitality and for showing us these wonderful places which has made our stay at Arumvale one of the highlights of our trip. The kids loved it and we would all be so happy to come back. All the best. Diana and Ringo” - RINGO RAUPACH
  • “Arumvale is 'n pragtige plekkie en ons het baie lekker tuis gegaan in die Anneline kothuis. Ongelooflike mooi uitsig vanaf die kamer! Asook vars plaas reuke terwyl mens die waterstroom hoor in die verte :-) Die kothuis was skoon, privaat en baie gerieflik. Dit was verseker 'n baie goeie keuse vir ons eerste huweliks herdenking! Baie dankie aan George en personeel vir die gasvryheid en my pragtige blomme! Ons kom defnitief weer. Groete Tinus & Gerna“ - GERNA ROSSOUW
  • “Want a getaway of a lifetime, Arumvale is the place! Simply breathtaking!!!! “- ROBIN GORDON