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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2013

We had an enjoyable two day stay and this was great value. We stayed in the Lourie Cottage with two large bedrooms. The view from the kitchen and balcony is stunning overlooking the harbour. The breakfast was good and owner and staff were very friendly. The B & B is an older style but perfect location in a lovely part...

Thank Holidaytime40
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Me and my girlfriend went to the Suiker Bekkie cottage for the Knysna Oyster Festival weekend. It is a cosy little cottage and just enough for the two of us. Do not expect your 70" Samsung Flat screen or your double door fridge. This is very good value for money, well situated and close to the Knysna waterfront. Actually walking...

2Thank WRVermaak
Reviewed 17 June 2013

this guest house looks nothing like the pictures ,we had booked two nights stayed one ,the whole place is best described as tired ,there is no off road parking ,breakfast served to your room is basic to say the least ,also no wi fi ,as for t v channels s a b c 1 2 3 only ,who even watches...

2Thank Gmcgregordurban
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We spent 4 days. Absolutely lovely cottage. perfectly serviced and the breakfast was the perfect start to our day. Great value! The owner was very friendly and it was perfectly located for trips to Knysna and the surrounding area.

2Thank Lesley T
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Excellent accommodation with great view over the Knysna lagoon, very clean and comfortable. As my daughter said " a fantastic tree-house" Enjoy a lovely breakfast served on you balcony. Great value for money.

1Thank 74BarbaraS
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights. Wonderful atmosphere. Charming host with nice cooked breakfast each morning. Nothing is too troublesome. Bed is comfortable. Nice base to be if you want to explore Kynesna. Bed is very comfortable.We had a nice time destressing ourselves in a tranquil environment.

1Thank clearmoon
Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2013

We stayed in the two bed cottage with the B & B option. Clean rooms, comfy beds, beautiful views over the lagoon and towards the Heads. Friendly service and a lovely breakfast to start the day. Highly recommended and great value.

2Thank Linda G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in two rooms, each room was set up for s/c, we opted for B&B, large rooms both with a deck with a beautiful view of the Lagoon. The site is elevated and therefore you need to be able to climb stairs, the gardens are full of birds and plants that are indigenous to ZA. The...

1Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 6 February 2013

My sister in law (from the UK) and I stayed at Protea Guest House for 3 nights and can really recommend it. It was good value for money. The view from the balcony of the lagoon and causeway is incredible and we really liked the 'jungle' setting and the birds. The balcony had lounging chairs which were very comfortable. It...

Reviewed 26 January 2013

My Dad and I stayed at Protea Guest House for 5 nights in January and we were very impressed with both the location  and setting of the guest house. We stayed in the 2 bedroom 2 bathroom cottage which had stunning views over the Knysna Heads and lagoon. Although the cottage is equipped for self catering, we stayed on a b&b...

1Thank CocoSushine

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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: $65 - $84 (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.”
  • Balcony of Glasogie Single Cottage
  • Close up view from Suikerbekkie Single Cottage
  • View from Suikerbekkie Single Cottage
  • View from Glasogie Single Cottage
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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