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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fairy Knowe Hotel is a down to earth, honest establishment. It does not try and be that which its not. We had so much fun, our son loved the setting. Staff at the hotel were awesome. We will be back in the near future.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lack of wifi facilities in the rooms are an irritation, especially when you are a rep. Rooms are nice, but a little outdated. On the day before booking out, they wanted to clean my room at 15h00 in the afternoon, which I declined, as I was not feeling good and needed to lie down. They did ask if they... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I didn't stay there myself, my son and his girlfriend were blown away by the Fairy Knowe. Everything from the service from the staff to the room itself and the beautiful setting were perfect for the weary travellers. The food in the restaurant also exactly what they wanted. Special thanks to Anina for going out of her way to... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two wonderful people at the front desk made our stay at Fairy Knowe a real and pleasant delightful experience, Helena and JP. Wow, they did everything possible to make our stay very enjoyable. Fairy Knowe has two real gems in them. The 30 people I brought to Fairy Knowe has only the highest regard for them. The Kitchen staff was... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only good point I can think of for this "hotel" are the friendly & welcoming staff. The rooms we tried (2) were not clean & certainly not to the standard we expect here in South Africa! Numerous other places in Wilderness, so we would strongly suggest you try one of those.

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel in a great location! Will definitely stay there again. The rooms are nice and spacious, good quality beds. Breakfast is excellent. The restaurant serve good food and is very affordable. Overall it was a great experience.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This old lady is set on the banks of a river and surrounded by nature and seems to present a good opportunity to get away from it all for awhile. We stayed at the hotel for 2 nights and found it to be comfortable if a bit short of TLC. It was a bit like travelling back in time and... More 

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Cape Town
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The room was comfortable but very basic. It was fine until we didn't have hot water - had to plan when to bath / shower as hot water ran out. Toilet paper was not replenished. Even though the website said there were hairdryers there, there was not, so couldn't wash my hair! The breakfast was tasty but things ran out... More 

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Fairy_Knowe_Hotel, Front Office Manager at Fairy Knowe Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Whittal, Thank you for taking the time to convey your concerns and experience. I would like to extend our sincerest apologies that your stay was not as pleasant as we always strive to give. We were busy with the installation of our heat pump during your stay and this caused water to loose temperature after breakfast due to... More 

George, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The services and amenties are good and quietness surrounds you at night . The staff are helpful and prepared and willing to assist in all of your needs. The breakfast are well prepared and the restaurant staff friendly helpful and efficient The rooms are tidy and amenities in the room well served and serviced Thanks for entertaining this weekend breakaways... More 

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Thank you for your lovely review! It always warms our heart to know that guests enjoyed their stayed! Hope to see again soon! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

i love this place. its very relaxing. I just have one problem the rooms needs aircon units or at least some type of heater. but further on I love this place and most definitely will be staying there again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Fairy Knowe Hotel

Address: Dumbleton Road | PO Box 28, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Price Range: $51 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairy Knowe Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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“Rooms next to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Gordon-Upton, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river view”
 of 5 bubbles Tipster1965, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“best view over the Touws river. I love it”
 of 5 bubbles Gigi6404, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Riverside rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles 453deborahb, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We loved the rondavel”
 of 5 bubbles KarolinOtto, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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