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Knysna Country House

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 July 2012

My partner and I traveled throughout South Africa earlier this month, stopping in Knysna for a few days for the Oyster Festival. We stayed with Knysna Country House, in Luxury room #7, and were more than happy with our room, the service, and our hosts. We arrived in the early evening, and were quite hungry and tired after a rather...

1Thank white-daisies
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Could not have asked for a better host. Erik was so helpful with things that he didn't have to. We had trouble with our car and he made phone calls for us to get things fixed. Not everyone would do that. He went the extra mile and we so appreciated it. He is very personable and makes you feel welcome...

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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Thank you so much for taking care of our guests Lovegreen and Hebior in May 2012. They loved the golf that you arranged for them and just couldn't stop talking about your hospitality, great food and wonderful guesthouse.

1Thank Catz T
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We stayed here one night on 7th April in self catering apartment ,it had everything you could ask for evan washing machine.The pool was very large with plenty sun loungers.Breakfast was very good in nice dinning room.Ypie speaks Russian so it would be very helpful for ant Russian going there.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2012

We stayed here for three nights in Dec 2011. The swimming pool and the breakfasts very nice. We booked the self catering apartment, and were dissapointed. We were asked to keep the windows open all the time as the apartment had damp, the carpet was stained throughout. everything was very dated. we stayed in South Africa for three weeks, the...

2Thank sarah s
Reviewed 17 April 2012

The stars of the show here are Eric and Ypie who run the guesthouse, they are professional and very friendly going out of their way to help you. Two of our party forgot their passports in the room safe and only remembered once we were half way back to Cape town! Erik quickly arranged for them to be couried to...

1Thank KTMKent
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Thanks to Ypie and Eric for a wonderful stay in December and fantastic advice on our exploration of the Garden Route - the Sweaty Dutchman rules! A great place - clean, comfortable, and quiet, and a great breakfast!

Thank Audra T
Reviewed 8 April 2012

It is hard to think of anything to criticize about this place. The properly is beautiful and very well kept, the rooms are lovely and Ypie and Eric were incredibly accommodating in ways that were unexpected (eg. preparing us a take away breakfast the day we left at 6:30 AM), and very appreciated. We would recommend it without hesitation to...

Thank lhoff33
Reviewed 4 April 2012

We arrived 8 p.m. in February 2012. We was happy to get the last room. The room was ok for one night. Not very much space, but very friendly service, good breakfast and a very nice terrace.

1Thank tjpflaume
Rouen, France
Reviewed 29 March 2012

After a long rive from Cape Town, we were warmly welcome in this very confortable and well decorated guest house. On our request a braai was set in front of our veranda in a lush garden and enought salads and vegs to feed an army prepared by Ypie was the perfect side dish to our boereworst. Real pity we only...

1Thank daniel e

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Knysna Country House, situated in the wooded suburb of Hunters Home, is only minutes away from the Knysna and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna, on the scenic Garden Route alongthe Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. The spacious and sunny balcony overlooking the large swimming pool is the ideal place to enjoy the rich bird life and views over the Knysna Lagoon, town and distant mountains. Only 9 rooms, knowleagable, multi-lingual hosts and friendly and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Country House

Address: 30 Fraser Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $80 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms with balcony facing directly to the view will be great, but it may offred at higher price”
 of 5 bubbles limwiehan, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“standard rooms are noisy - you hear every single move of the other room next door.”
 of 5 bubbles Mada1234, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main part.”
 of 5 bubbles Liza_Blackman, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views will be rooms 5 and up!”
 of 5 bubbles Anneke_botha, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the luxury rooms, the little extra is so worth the view.”
 of 5 bubbles IndigoSoulStar, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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