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Ghent, Belgium
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Lodge is just stunning. Beautiful building. Owner is very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast with a nice view of the garden. The only downside was that the room was very cold. However you can start the fireplace and you do have a bedwarmer👍.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We had a great week at Standards! We stayed in the self-catering cottage which had lost of space and a great veranda overlooking the beautiful garden. The owners are at very friendly french couple. The location is perfect. Loved driving just a few minutes to sit at East head cafe. All in all Standards is a great place that I... More 

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Amsterdam
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

On our roundtrip in South Africa we visited Knysna and stayed in the wonderful Standards Guest Lodge. Patrick welcomed us and showed us our amazing chalet... Beautifully decorated with a lot of atmosphere. The fireplace was a nice bonus since the evenings in winter can be quite cold... The garden is also beautiful and the little shop gives you the... More 

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Patrick C, Owner at Stannards Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jeannette, It was a pleasure to have you here and thanks for your kind words. Also very happy that our "African Shop" pleased you with the bag you bought. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Patrick & Helene-Marie More 

Antwerp, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Beautiful location, very very very nice welcome, delicious and fresh breakfast, extremely clean, big room with bath and shower, etc. Near the city center, bar with self service , good parking space... I recommend it!

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Patrick C, Owner at Stannards Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Than k you for taking the time during your holiday to write the review. We do strive to make our guests feel welcome. More 

Culemborg, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the lodge, apart from the central building. It was great, a lot of space, nice balcony, fire place (wood for free). The breakfast is perfect, they pay a lot of attention to this. The lodge was cleaned dayly. The lady of the reception was very helpful to suggest places to visit.

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Patrick C, Owner at Stannards Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was such a pleasure welcoming you as a family and wish you an enjoyable trip still visiting South Africa More 

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I recently stayed at Stannards, this is due to running the Knysna Forest Marathon. From the get go Crystal was a delight. I stayed at the one cottage and it was absolutely beautiful. Stannards lodge is one of my highlights of my trip to Knysna. Thanks again

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Patrick C, Manager at Stannards Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We do strive to deliver service and create a "family" atmosphere. Look forward to your trip next year. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stannards Guest Lodge is an awesome place to stay. We had a great time there and will recommend it to friends and family. The Family unit is spacious with enough room. The fire place in the lounge area is an absolute winner for the winter months. My only constructive comments would be around the self catering facilities - the cutlery... More 

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Patrick C, Manager at Stannards Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive feedback which we welcome. We will definately address the pump issue now that it has been brought to our attention as well as replacing the crockery. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back in the near future. With kind regards Crystal More 

Knysna, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Highly recommended. A quiet guesthouse with fantastic hosts. Patrick and Helene are wonderful and we had one of the best breakfasts. The rooms are very clean and tastefully decorated. You are made to feel at home. Close to golf clubs, beaches, walks in the forest and some of the best restaurants.We will definitely be back.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nice B&B at tranquile location with friendly and hospitable owners who gave us a lot of suggestions of places to eat and drink. Rooms are clean, breakfast was good and bar (self service) was opened all day for a cold beer. You can even buy real South African souvenirs made by the owner.

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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

We came here as a stop on our road trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, on the Garden Road. Situated well outside east of the Knysna town, you need a car to get back in town. Nice setting from outside, view on the garden and swimming pool. Secure parking inside. We stayed in a standard double room in the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holidays must be fun, and we'll do everything to make your stay a real pleasure, with lots of happy memories to see through the year. From waking in the morning to the calls of Knysna's famous bird life, you start your day right with a delicious full and healthy Continental buffet-breakfast. We make sure you are well fortified for a hard day's pleasure, and will help you plan your activities and excursions as you please. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stannards Guest Lodge

Address: 22 Fraser Street | Hunter Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $82 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Stannards Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are worth it, but het chalets are extra wonderful...”
 of 5 bubbles jeannettebloem, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you enjoy self catering the cottage is devine, your own little space away from home!!”
 of 5 bubbles 497carinag, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the cottages are very quiet”
  • nice small garden and swimmingpool
 of 5 bubbles simonnel803, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The self catering cottages are elegant and slightly away from the main guest house. Breakfast is also offered, if so desired.”
 of 5 bubbles CrystalS802, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Loved the family cottage”
 of 5 bubbles Maroute, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
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