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Augusta de Mist Guest House

Augusta de Mist is a historical Cape Dutch National Monument dating back to 1802 centrally situated in the historic heart of Swellendam, the 3rd oldest settlement of South Africa. This luxury guest house is owner managed, offering superb hospitality with great attention to detail.

Augusta de Mist is truly one of the best luxury hotels to stop in the Garden Route and are proud to recommend our clients to stay at one of Swellendam's best hotels- Augusta de Mist.

Augusta de Mist Guest House Accommodation

Augusta de Mist has spacious guest areas in & around this historic house where one can relax & enjoy a drink in the lounge, on the patios or the veranda overlooking the stunning gardens that make Augusta de Mist truly different.

3 Luxury cottages (1 double), 2 garden suites & 1 family unit, set in 1,5 hectares of luxury gardens with much indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife.

Fine Dining

A Memorable Breakfast is given under the vines in summer & in front of the log fire in winter. Romantic Dinners by candle light are offered from November - April. Including a fine selection of local wines, a choice of local cheeses and tapas or what the chef has to offer.

Facilities & Services

  • Cheese & wine and light dinners are served in a memorable relaxed atmosphere from November - April
  • Breakfast under the vines in summer and in front of a log fire in winter
  • Guest lounge, veranda and patio's
  • Safe off street parking
  • Large salt water swimming pool
  • Sauna with plunge pool
  • Laundry service
  • Small interesting Library
  • Picnic baskets on request
  • Car wash service
  • Limited smoking


Augusta de Mist is situated at the beginning of the famous Garden Route in Swellendam, Western Cape - South Africa, about 200km east of Cape Town. Augusta de Mist offers exclusive accommodation in Swellendam which also satisfies the spoiled traveller.

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