It is the brainchild of multi-talented couple Roy & Marjolein van Mourik-Borrias who, after a painstaking restoration & buildingwork, has transformed and meticulously restored the De Kloof 's manor house and its several outbuildings to this nowadays luxurious and exclusive boutique hotel.
The owners have between themselves decades of international executive hotel & airline management expertise and an interior design background. Furthermore hospitality consultancy for hotels and restaurants, managing of event management & PR companies, and the creation & publishing of a hip coffee table travel book belong to their shared qualities. They lived and worked for many years in Asia, China & West Africa before heading to South Africa, where they created their dream country retreat in Swellendam - with sophisticated tastes and keen eye on blending a fusion of timeless African history with a touch of glamour.
Because of their work and extensive travels throughout the world, the love of different cultures and people will show in the couple's passion for collecting unique art, Object d'arts, fabrics & artefacts. You will feel the generous spirit when you set foot in this beautifully restored Cape Dutch homestead and will find many treasures hidden throughout.
The emphasis is on privacy, luxury elegance & quality with a refreshingly original personal attentive service into detail. A serene place where guests can unwind and enjoy a laid back yet professional approach with superb hospitality. A welcoming ambiance and the little something extras are the keynotes of its success. Personal touches and flawless attention to detail you will find everywhere - offering guests an exclusive hideaway with unsurpassed luxury.
This true unique estate & outbuildings and gardens has been instilled with love, heart & soul - which they like to share with their guests while keeping their eye on new original fresh ideas to inspire and be original.
The moment we walked in , we knew that the Feng Shui was right, we've always had a love of it-of the balance of energy.
Be inspired and relaxed