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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed here for just one night, we stumbled across it after wanting to upgrade from the backpackers we had been frequenting down the garden route. It was such a great choice, firstly arriving with no booking we were met with friendly smiles by the husband and shown to a top a lovely room with huge ensuite...

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Arese, Italy
Reviewed 31 August 2012

We stayed 2 nights in the family room (2 adults + 2 kids). The position is quite apart of the town close to the eastern head of Knysna. The apartment is a bit worn by use. The perception is that the cottage is a better solution instead of apartments. The garden is wide and the place is very quiet. The...

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knysnacountryhouse, Owner at Knysna Country House, responded to this review

Dear Gorgio, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor and thank you for your kind words of us being helpful. You stayed in our self catering unit and not in the family unit. You might find it a bit worn by use, but we would like to know what was worn. The beds, the carpets, the TV, the kitchen...

Stuttgart
Reviewed 19 August 2012

- Very friendly and helpful hosts - Delicous breakfast - Pleasant rooms - Lot's of Insider-tips around the place - Parking lot in front of the house - Wunderful view over the laguna --> enjoyable, recreative stay --> highly recommendable

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Nijkerk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We did a family tour ( 2 adults and 2 boys 12 and 15 years ) through the East part of South Africa in July this year. The accomodation was pre-booked by our travel agency and we were lucky to have a 2 night stay in the Knysna Country House. A friendly staff and excellent accomodation. We had a family...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 8 August 2012

If you are stopping over in Knysna then the Knsya Country House is definetly the place! We were a travelling party of 4 (2 adults and 2 children 13 and 15) stayed in the Family room (2 bedrooms) for 3 nights enroute to Addo on the Garden Route. The guesthouse is very well kept and located in a very safe...

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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...

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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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Johannesburg
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.

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venice
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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $82 - $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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