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Richmond, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We really enjoyed our stay here, everything was as we expected it to be and better. The heaters in each room and lounge helped a lot to make it more cosy. booking in was easy and we liked the privacy of the Lodge.

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for you reviewing us. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful experience and enjoyed your stay.

Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

What a delight it was to have found this true self catering gem and being available during the Christmas period. The view makes one sit outside most of the time. One just can't have enough of it! What I loved: The laundromat the friendly staff and well equipped lodge and the peace and quiet with just the fish eagles calling....

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed a wonderful December with us and got to soak in the magnificence of the area.

Sedgefield
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We spent one night only at Phantom View Lodges. Loved the views and the general feel from the outside but were disappointed with the bleak (though clean and functional) interiors. I did not notice the special drinking water tap until I had already had a sip of "salty" coffee ! Generally a bit bare (no rugs) , not cosy. Also...

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us. All feedback is appreciated and we are always looking at ways to improve. I will follow up on the reading material as their should have been a folder with information in it, my apologies. We are pleased to see that you got to enjoy the magnificent views.

Brackenfell, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Excellent venue with unbelievable breathtaking sights. Comes highly recommended. Peace and quiet that settles the mind and bring you back to nature. Well equipped and excellent decor. Will definitely visit again.

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and was happy with the Phantom View Lodges. We look forward to you visiting us again. Thank you for your review.

Noida
Reviewed 9 May 2016

My lodge was set of independent 2 stories villas. Lodge is outside of Knysna city and the view of Knysna river from the lodge balcony is stunning. We had to cook by ourselves, so we choose this one. Everything is fine. The only thing missing is no security gate or staff at the entrance.

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad to see that you had an lovely stay. We are very privileged to live in a secure environment at the moment where we can enjoy the freedom of not much security. Enjoy the rest of your travels in South Africa.

Port Owen, Velddrif
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We asked for a comfortable lounge and we came up trumps. Our lodge was exactly what we requested with all the amenities we needed and more. My sister was a surprise visitor and it was no problem to add another person. As we were there for 7 nights, the linen change mid-stay was such a treat. The view from both...

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback, we appreciate you taking the time to review us. More importantly we are pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the magnificence of the area.

Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Most enjoyable with beautiful views of the lake. Log house was well equipped. Would suggest that there is an electrical point located close to the mirror in the bedroom for a hairdryer. Standby lights which kick in during electricity outage are a very good idea and the first we have come across. Can recommend this accommodation as good value for...

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback and taking the time to review us. We are pleased you had a lovely stay and enjoyed sometime out.

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The location and view were amazing! We had a great view over the bay of Knysna. The directions and instructions we got after booking the cottage were really clear and the cottage was easy to find. The rooms, with each an private bathroom, were all nice and the kitchen was great! Overall a lovely stay and we hope to come...

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review us. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you were happy with everything. We would love to host you again when next you are in the area.

Cape Town
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The lodge was beautiful with an awesome view. Very clean and the service and organization of our stay was great. It was self check in but everything worked out good. I can really recommend this lodge. Although it is 6km before Knysna it is worth staying there

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Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and your holiday. Happy and safe travels.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2016

What am amazing stay. Nestled in between the trees, and overlooking the Knysna lagoon, Phanton View is a little bit of heaven. Lodges are spacious and well equipped and provide ample privacy from the road and other lodges. Although not very children friendly in the sense that there is not much for them to do in the sense of playground,...

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Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear that you had a fabulous stay and got to enjoy the lodge and the magnificent surroundings.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LODGES INVENTORY Our Lodges have exquisite views of the lagoon and mountains which can be enjoyed from just about anywhere in the Lodge! All Lodges are equipped with; KITCHEN Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Fridge/Freezer Oven/Stove Toaster Coffee plunger Microwave Water Filter tap All required cutlery including braai dish & tongs Ashtrays - (Strictly no smoking indoors, only on balconies) LIVING ROOM Flat Screen TV including a DSTV bouquet Cooling Fan Activities book - Proving our guests with contact details for restaurants and activities in the area as well as all emergency numbers. BEDROOMS ( QUEEN , DOUBLE, 2 SINGLES ) All linen provided + extra blankets Radio & hairdryer Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Portable Weber braai (Strictly only charcoal burning) Safety deposit box with unique code which is chosen by the guest (Only available 1 bedroom) Ceiling fans Heater Cupboards BATHROOMS (3 BATHROOMS PER LODGE) Most bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms! Shower OR bath Toilet 2 x basins Soaps Towels provided Toilet paper GUEST FACILITIES Shade-cloth parking bay for each lodge (Please advise if you are traveling with a boat trailer as we have a specific unit with a larger parking space which we would then allocate you to.) Communal swimming pool (Our swimming pool is fenced to ensure safety our young guests.) Laundry room with washing machines and ironing boards (Self use) DAILY CLEANING SERVICE AVAILABLE This service is only provided to our guests; Complimentary service Guests that book 6+ nights will receive a complimentary change of Linen & Towels every 4 - 5 days Daily cleaning service (optional) Please book your service well in advance to give us enough time to arrange cleaning staff required for the day Only week days - Monday to Friday No Weekends or public holidays ( Only by special arrangement ) R75 - Making beds, washing dishes, tidying bathrooms (1 1/2 hours) R250 - Making beds, washing dishes, vacuum, bathrooms & Weber clean (3 Hours) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phantom View Lodges

Address: 27 Phantom River Street | N2 Turnoff, Knysna 6571, South Africa (Formerly Phantom View River Resort)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $90 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Phantom View Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Some units may not be suitable for the elderly or visitors with limited mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles SantieQ, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Having 1 bedroom off the lounge worked well as we had my 85 year old mother with who then did not need to go up or down stairs everything was on one floor for her.”
 of 5 bubbles mandy829, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Lodge 1 has enough parking space for 2 vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles Hawk321, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Any one of the cottages has a fantastic view over the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles 480BenS, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“3 of the units have a few steps to get to the entrance, if anyone in your group has physical limitations i would recommend asking for a ground floor unit.”
 of 5 bubbles TheNelsons05, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
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