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    Cambalala

    46 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Reviewed 24 March 2016

    This lodge was very good overall. It is very close to town, stunning views of the lagoon, private own balcony and very large and very clean rooms, very helpful, friendly and generous hosts, relax atmosphere and very good breakfast with excellent service.

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    Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

    Spent four nights here during our 3 week holiday on the Garden route. From the moment we arrived the service by Nicole and her team was simply first class. The first thing that greeted my wife and I was the spectacular views towards the Heads...More

    Thank keitharmstrong
    Reviewed 23 February 2016

    We had a fabulous welcome and the location is stunning and so peaceful, right above Knysna looking down. Chilled wine and beer were very welcome after a hot drive. The rooms are beautifully appointed (even though my husband would have preferred a more substantial bathroom...More

    1  Thank Charlotten
    Reviewed 22 February 2016

    We had a lovely stay with Nicole for 1 night. The property is lovely, the views and pool are gorgeous. The rooms are modern and have everything you need. A perfect base to explore Knysna from and such good value breakfast with a view was...More

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    Thank 297kellyf
    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    This is a must if you are staying in Knysna.A modern building with lots os space, large rooms, good infinity pool & gardens. The breakfast and staff are excellent and the owner gives honest opinions on the local restaurants

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    Conrad Pezula
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    • USD 138 - USD 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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