The hospital is situated in Drostdy Street in Swellendam, Western Cape. Nearby main roads are the N2 highway to the South and the R60 to the West of the hospital. Swellendam is located 54km South-East of Montagu and 173km West of Mossel Bay.
Swellendam hospital is a public hospital and therefore services are free to pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as children under the age of six years old and pensioners. Other patients are charged a consultation and/or admission fee.