Elianthe's Guest House

Come and enjoy a peaceful stay at the charming Victorian 180year old house built by Jean Henry Battenberg. The house was renovated a few years back but has kept much of it’s former historic character. Elianthe’s is set in the main road close to many restaurants and attractions. The guest house is built on a 3000 sqm plot, with a private swimming pool a big lawn available for guest’s to enjoy.

In the past, people wrote their names on the windows of their houses. At Elianthe’s Guesthouse, the name Henri Battenberg is carved into the window-pane in the front of the house. Jean Henri Battenberg arrived in Swellendam in the 1850’s. Everyone said that the Battenbergs were royalty, or related to royalty. This old charming Victorian building is 180years old, with original wood beams, doors and sash windows with shutters. It offers you excellent accommodation in Swellendam. With 6 bedrooms al en-suite, each with their own private entrance, leading into the large garden. You can feel free to enjoy the serene and quiet garden either on one of the benches under a tree, or the terrace of front balcony. The comfortable lounge area is also there for you to enjoy.