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Knysna Riverside Lodge

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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I chose the restaurant Cathy et Remy for his birthday dinner. What a pleasant and utterly delightful surprise! It is rustic, yet elegant. The food divine (we had the Cote de Boeuf to share). But the highlight of the evening was the BEST waiter in the world, a young man called Ronaldo. I do not say this... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

A group of us stayed for 3 nights over the Oyster Festival, we took over 3 rooms. We really enjoyed the braai and pool area. Had enough space for a group of us to braai. The views and breakfast were really really great each morning. Offering a buffet style, muesli, yoghurt, fruit salad etc. They could have put tea bags... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The most awesome hosts and owners. Very accommodation helpful and friendly. Also run the next door restaurant which seems great although we could not try it. We stayed in room 2 in the manor house. Biggest negative was that you could hear EVERYTHING the neighboring room did; which means they could hear same. Awkward to say the least specially seeing... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant. Rustic but quaint. No DSTV or wifi so really nice for us. Close to the river. Walking trails and a lovely swimming pool area with Braai. The restaurant is superb. Recommended. We had a fire place in the room and it made or stay very cozy as it was cold this time of year.

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay. Great hosts. Good service. Excellent food at the restaurant. Quality food. French cuisine. The Duck comfit was very tasty. Good views. Close to the waterfront. Close to knysna activities. We enjoyed it. Nice place to relax.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 December 2015

we attended a birthday lunch with 16 people plus kids (7). The food was excellent.tables were laid out in the open and umbrellas provided. the upstairs pub had great views of the river and knysna lagoon. the owners are French Remy & Carla so the food was "Provencal" owner comes from Marseilles

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Our wedding reception was a huge success, thanks to everyone at this stunning location, who did everything they could to give us our dream wedding celebration.  Our guest still rave about how welcome and warm they felt. We couldn’t have asked for a better venue. A magical evening with the finest cuisine and ambience. Our perfect  “Starry Night”!   Knysna... More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

Stayed here on a cycling trip with friends. The surroundings are just beautiful and you can feel yourself instantly relaxing. Small details need a bit of attention but overall the service was good and the rooms were neat and clean albeit very colourful. We enjoyed the breakfast. I would happily recommend staying here especially considering that it is quite budget-friendly.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

The best place for a hibernation week stay. With a relaxed warm welcome and presence throughout our stay from the owners Cathy and Remy to the staff. The food was a dream and a joy for the senses. To see Remy and Cathy have so much passion for their food and the preparation makes you want to go back to... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed over in Knysna during July. Although about 5 km out of town the lodge has a beautiful location with easy access. The owners are very helpfull & friendly. The rooms basically consists of a bedroom & bathroom. Nothing fancy but very neat. I believe the lodge to be child friendly (families). Be sure to dine at the in... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country style river and garden view suites available in Knysna on the Garden Route, situated on a private nature reserve of over 25 hectares, overlooking the Knysna River and Knysna Lagoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Riverside Lodge

Address: 5 Phantom Pass Road, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $61 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knysna Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book in advance for their popular dinner-time seating. The Forest Suite Cottage can get some noise from cars entering the property. Book for at least 3 nights to fully enjoy the Lodge and surrounding area.”
  • Sunrise on the lagoon.
  • Water Pond in front of Riverside Suite.
  • Lagoon view from lodge.
  • Forest view from Riverside Suite.
  • Riverside Suite Bedroom.
  • Riverside Suite front room.
 of 5 bubbles Sue_ann_nicholls, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Best views are on the rooms up next to the restuarant.”
 of 5 bubbles Khumbulani, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 was large and had a jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles LynnT873, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Chalet/room 14 was absolutely fantastic, great views and very intimate/private.”
 of 5 bubbles Brobertson86, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles 986magdah, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
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