The Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel is a national monument steeped in 150 years of history. Situated at the very heart of the small town of Prince Albert in the Western Cape, it’s the perfect destination from which to enjoy the vast open expanses of the Karoo’s breath-taking natural beauty. Absorb the awe inspiring night skies or visit the renowned destination of Oudtshoorn only a 40 minute drive across the majestic Swartberg Mountains. All 24 en-suite rooms boast an old-world charm and comfort whilst offering modern day amenities and facilities. Mont d’Or Swartberg Hotel serves dinner in the iconic Victoria Dining Room. Facilities include a gym, Mont d’Or Spa and a swimming pool.

All 25 rooms are air conditioned with satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, mini fridges (stocked on request), safes and en-suite bathrooms.

Standard Room: Single rooms are suitable for single occupancy only. En-suite bathroom with a shower only. Four standard rooms have an en-suite with a shower only. Five standard rooms have an en-suite with a bath/shower. One standard room has an en-suite bathroom with both a bath and a shower.

Luxury Suite: Each of which is significantly larger than the standard rooms, to accommodate a larger seating area and a king-size bed. Two suites have a balcony, three suites have a larger bathroom with both a bath and a shower. All luxury suites are equipped with safes.

Rondavel Chalets: Built in the traditional ‘rondavel’ or ‘round dwelling’ style, each chalet contains two rooms with double-size beds and one bathroom with a shower only. The sleeper couch can be made up on request, making it ideal for families.

Self-catering Unit: One bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. The self-catering unit has a fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV and a living room area, The sleeper coach can be made up in the living room on request to accommodate children.

Child Policy: Children are welcome and are accommodated in the Rondavel chalets and the Self Catering Unit.



  • The Victoria Dining Room: Serving dinner every evening (a la carte menu)
  • Coffee Shop: Serving breakfast and lunch
  • Two bars: The Hotel Bar and Green Price Gin Bar
  • The Deli sells gifts and farmstyle foods
  • Gym
  • Pool
  • Mont d’Or Spa
  • Conference Facilities catering for up to 25 delegates

Nearby Activities:

  • 190km Scenic Self Drive Oudtshoorn to Meiringspoort. Route: Oudtshoorn, Swartberg Pass, Prince Albert, Meiringspoort, De Rust.
  • Meiringspoort Waterfall: The exquisite beauty of the Klein Karoo is ideally represented by the small town of De Rust, nestled among the Swartberg Mountains.
  • Astro Tour in Prince Albert (Stargazing)
  • Wine Farms:
    Fernskloof (20km)
    Bergwater Wines (22km)
    Reiersvlei (23km)
  • Bloukop Hiking Trail: Can be found near Tierberg in the Prince Albert area, on the Bloukop Mountain. The circular trail is moderate in difficulty, and owing to its length of 11km.
  • Cheese Tour at Gay’s Dairy
  • Olive Farms:
    O for Olive (4km)
    Kredouw Olives (25km)