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Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rustic old style hotel. Beautiful tranquil setting surrounded by a lagoon. Swimming pool and beach bar. Restaurant serving basic steak and seafood meals. Well priced. I deal stop over for families travelling the garden route.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hostess has a bit of attitude. The hotel is very old and in need of a major overhaul. The bathrooms in the hotel are out of date- showers have "shower curtains" Towels that are "washed" look stained and dirty. TV in the room is a small computer monitor. Very limited dstv channels available. Not a pleasant stay.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fairy Knowe Hotel provides good old style accommodation and service in a wonderful peaceful setting.Their menu provides adequate affordable home style cooking and the service is friendly and efficient.Recreational activities include a swimming pool and tennis court and top of the list canoeing on the river that runs in front of the hotel. A nearby bird hide and nature...

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Al Ain
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the FK for one night, and stayed in the same room as be before, the river side with lovely views and people kayaking up and down. The breakfast was not as good as before, reason is a Monday morning with little stock. Usually stocks are depleted by Sunday. I hope they will upgrade this great venue in the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 December 2016

My son utterly enjoyed his stay and so did I. There was jus so much for him to do, that he did not have 1 dull moment. I enjoyed and loved the tranquility. It is my intention to visit again. Well done to the staff - from reception to kitchen to cleaning - friendliness and helpfulness was at the top...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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...

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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
  • 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: $52 - $86 (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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