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Protea Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We received a warm welcome into a lovely place to stay. Close to the waterfront. The staff and owner were really helpful. Amazing views ;) We only stayed one night but we're given loads of information on hat helped make our stay fulfilled. Sue

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was not happy with the reception from the owner. She hardly answered emails, when we arrived said she did not know we had kids despite emails - also said our kids must not be noisy or jump or walk around too much as there are other guests! There is NO onsite parking but did promise to allow us to...

Thank Kelly J
Bilaspur, India
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I loved the place. It has mesmerising view to offer. The location is prime. Very near to restaurants, petrol pumps and waterfront. Very clean rooms and kitchen. The kitchen is occupied with all the equipments and functional. The breakfast is also provided which you can have in your room. The beds have electric blankets too.

Thank anubhabudhia
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 26 September 2016

amazing views from the deck... rates very competitive... Adri very polite and helpful... however units need some tlc to compete with some of the other venues... wasn't an issue to us but some guests would probably want dstv

Thank 848willies
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Good location, great view of Heads and lagoon. Friendly host. Good breakfast, although some yoghurt with the muesli would have been nice. Slow Wi-Fi connection. Quite a staircase to master with luggage! Not latest style and look, but all equipment in working order. Electric blankets were great with some extra cold nights!

Thank MARIANNE1811
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was a nice and cozy stay . Beds with electric blankets were awesome . Nice service by Adri and his son . Breakfast served in room . Even microoven and press are provided . Only drawback is that there are no net connection . But me and my wife atleast tried to do something better in absence of internet...

Thank Suman S
Paris, France
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The location is really great, the view on the lagun is as on the photos, and the breakfast was good. However, we felt unwelcomed the second we arrived. The tenants were not polite, forgot to give us useful information such as check out time (and then we have been basically kicked out). Not a single "hello", or "thank you". It...

1Thank Cyr_travellover
Calitzdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Very nice view. A bit of a climb to get there. Value for money certainly. If you do not like Christian messages all over avoid as there are a few. Breakfast is included. It's simple but good. An egg omelette with bacon, bread to toast yourself a little muesli and some orange juice

Thank Sue G
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Perfectly situated for the Knysna forest marathon, or any other events, walking distance from town with beautiful views over the lagoon. Peaceful tranquil setting amongst the trees, set un a cul de sac with zero traffic noise. Good value for money with friendly helpful host. Thank you Adri, I wil be back with rest of the family.

Thank BennieHeynike
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed staying at Protea and will recommend it to anyone! The small extra touches, made our stay very comfortable. If you enjoy a homely feel, lost in a tropical garden, this is recommended! All the necessities are considered and catered for.

Thank 366elnab

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in a tropical garden with abundant bird life in a quiet lane. We are a full bed and breakfast with a self catering option. The timber cottages have lovely views over the lagoon. Winding stairs lead to three separate cottages, each with a private sun deck and barbecue facilities. Well equipped kitchenettes offer a self-catering option. Breakfast is served on your own sun deck. Walking distance to town center and restaurants. Laundry and e-mail facilities available. Children are welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Protea Guest House

Address: 7 Protea St, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $67 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“I would say if you go off season don't book ahead ,rather go to the tourist information who are very helpful ,off season you would never not get in somewhere ,that goes for the whole of the cape .”
Gmcgregordurban, 17 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The 1st cottage has a good view. All the rooms are very spacious. There are steps to climb so if you have dodgy knees or hips, it is not a good idea.”
clearmoon, 16 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Both single cottages are very nice but Suikerbekkie has got bigger table on its balcony. So it will be more convenient to have a meal there. Subjectively a view from the balcony is a bit better as well.”
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Ma96im, 10 Jan 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful.”
  • beautiful view
DeanneH783, 20 Dec 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are really great. :-)”
JacoD791, 13 Dec 2012 | Read review
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