The authentic relaxed atmosphere and elegant comfort of the old converted slave quarters and original wine cellar is a tasteful blend of traditional and contemporary style. Set amongst Pecan, Almond and fruit orchards. We are also famous for the production of a range of cheeses and preserves. Personal attention from owners Brin & Judi and their award winning staff. Multiple award winners for outstanding service in the development and inclusion of local communities. Awarded Fair Trade in Tourism SA trademark in 2005. In the heart of a region renowned for its wine estates, nature reserves and scenic beauty. 20 min from the historic towns of Swellendam and Montagu on the R60.
5 spacious character full bedrooms include fine cotton linen, heated towel rails, under floor heating and antiques.A remote two bedroomed cottage is also available.
Jan Harmsgat's convivial charm, delectable cuisine and supurb collection of SA wines ensure a truly unforgettable experience. Relax at the 14 metre salt water pool set in a citrus orchard or join us for a ride to our 'backlands' and experience the landscape and natrual wildlife.

Hotel Features
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Child Friendly
  • Library
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-Allergenic Bedding Available
  • Internet Access
  • International Plug Points/Adaptors
  • Mini Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Robes & Slippers
  • Turndown Service
  • Wake-up Calls
  • One luxury room under thatch in the old wine cellar, kingsize bed, victorian bath, seperate shower, seperate toilet/bidet, double basins, mini bar and CD player. Spectacular view over the Langeberg mountains.Private staircase entrance.
    Four rooms in the original Slave quarters, two downstairs with twin beds (pushed together), one with huge mosaic shower only the other with a victorian bath and handshower.
    Two romantic double rooms upstairs under thatch, both with victorian baths inside the rooms (toilets on suite) one with mountain view the other with a view over the orchard. One with a kingsize bed, one with a Queen size bed. All rooms share a mini bar in the communal down stairs lounge, every room is supplied with their own tea/coffee making fascilities, complimentary sherry, underfloor heating, heated towel rails and fluffy gowns.
    Two communal lounges, one upstairs the other down stairs for the use of the guests. TV room and libary available in main building.

    Cancellation Policy

    All refunds are subject to a 15% administration fee.

    Cancellations less than 7 days prior to arrival, forfeit the full payment due on the accommodation as quoted.. Cancellations 7 to 14 days prior to arrival, forfeit 75% of the full payment due on the accommodation as quoted.

    Cancellations 14 to 21 days prior to arrival, forfeit 50% of the full payment due on the accommodation as quoted.

    Cancellations 21 to 28 days prior to arrival, forfeit 25% of the full payment due on the accommodation as quoted.

    Cancellations 28 days or more prior to arrival refund of full payment due on the accommodation as quoted.

    You are invited to relax in our exclusive country bed and breakfast guest house accommodation on an historic farm, (established in 1723) in the beautiful Klein Karoo. Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm is situated between the towns of Swellendam on the N2 and Ashton on the R62.