Historic & luxurious – The Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel has it all & more!

Posted on Mon September 16, 2019.

An established National Monument in the Swartberg Mountains, the 150-year-old Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel is a charming luxury escape like no other. The hotel’s location in the heart of Prince Albert makes it the perfect base to explore the vast expanses of the Karoo.

The moment you arrive you will experience outstanding rural hospitality and delicious local cuisine in their dining room. The natural beauty of the area is something you will never forget; take in the majesty of the Swartberg Mountains and enjoy a view of the starry sky in the evenings.

Accommodation at Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel

There are three different types of rooms to choose from at the Swartberg Hotel, each one is filled with old-world charm and comfort as well as all the modern amenities and facilities you could need during your stay.

All rooms come with air-conditioning, a TV with DStv, an en-suite bathroom and tea and coffee-making facilities.

The Standard Rooms come with either 3/4 beds or double beds, an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a dressing table. These rooms are located on the first floor, should you prefer to stay on the ground floor simply make a request and the staff will do their best to accommodate you.

There are six Luxury Rooms available; these rooms are significantly larger than the Standard Rooms. The rooms come with a King-sized bed, large seating area, and an en-suite bathroom with a shower or bath. Two rooms come with their own balcony and another has a much larger bathroom with a bath and shower.

On the other side of the hotel, you will find the Garden Cottages. These cottages come with two rooms that are separated by a bathroom. They are perfect for families or large groups of friends.

Facilities & dining at Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel

Every evening you can enjoy a wonderful dinner in the hotels Victoria Dining Room. They serve up local dishes on an A La Carte menu, and have a wonderful atmosphere that allows you to enjoy the culture and character of Prince Albert.

Sample some of the finest local gins paired with tasty tonics and garnishes in the hotels’ Green Prince Gin Bar. Local gins available include Inverroche, Wilderer, KWV’s Cruxland and Six Dogs Blue, whose colour-changing party trick is always a crowd-pleaser.

Let your inner alchemist come alive when you try their Gin on Tap! Pour you gin beer-tap style from their fun G&T keg and experiment with the various garnishes of herbs, fruit and all types of berries!

The hotel has its own luxurious spa where you can enjoy a refreshing treatment of your choice. They also have a gym where you can get a great workout and large swimming pool for cooling off during those hot summer days.

Business travellers can utilise their conference venue which can accommodate up to 42 guests. The venue is spacious and offers views of the beautiful Swartberg Mountains.

Explore Prince Albert with Unimog Tours


Hoping to enjoy more of Prince Albert during your stay? The Swartberg Hotel offers two-day trips with Unimog Tours so you can see everything that Prince Albert has to offer. Choose from the Swartberg Pass Trip or the Prince Albert Day Town Trip!

Enjoy the breath-taking mountain range with the Swartberg Pass Trip where you can enjoy a scenic trip with panoramic views up the Swartberg pass followed by a scrumptious champagne breakfast! The trip departs at 8am, is 2-3 hours long, costs R350 per person and can accommodate a minimum of four and a maximum of 10 people.

Explore what Prince Albert has to offer with the Prince Albert Town Trip. This one hour tour allows visitors to get first-hand insight on what makes this unique village tick and have fun while exploring in style! This trip is R200 per person and departure times are from 6pm from September to April and 5pm from May to August.

Top reasons for staying at Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel:

  • Enjoy luxury accommodation in the heart of Prince Albert.
  • The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated.
  • You can enjoy a delicious dinner every night.
  • Facilities at the Swartberg Hotel are top-class.
  • The staff is helpful and friendly.


To find out more about the Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel, give them a call on 023 541 1332 or email [email protected]. Visit their website at www.swartberghotel.co.za. Find them on Google Maps.