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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very helpful owners with tips where to go and what to do. Great breakfast supplied. We had the family room which was well laid out, clean and comfortable. The children loved the outside communal area and it was a great place to relax.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The owners are very hospitable, but I do think in terms of hygiene around the place the could put in more effort especially in the bathrooms and kitchen areas. I think I'm the more inimate and family rooms they could have a TV in those rooms.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

was very nice, clean and friendly. big garden with a smoking corner, kitchen with self service and TV lounge with international programs I'll choose Jembjo's Knysna Lodge the next time my travels take me to Knysna.,

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Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Staff extremely friendly and professional. Accommodation was clean and adequate. Centralized location with easy access to amenities. Ideal for the young travel and very reasonably priced. I can reccomend to all overnighters

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I thought that the accommodation was very convenient and pleasant. It was enough for a solo traveller like myself. I found the atmosphere in the place to be fantastic, and I got to meet some great people on my trip.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Enjoyed our stay at this backpackers. Very friendly environment, the owner Mandy ,very friendly and made us feel at home. She advised on sites to visit and the best restaurants to eat. Assisted with directions to places we planned on doing sight seeing . Definitely would go back , highly recommend to travelers who are passing through or staying a...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was an ideal place to stay and wish we'd been able to stay longer. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, spacious and very comfortable. We were a short walk from the waterfront and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I went on holiday in Knysna, with a few friends and we stayed at Jembjo's. It was such an incredible time and the hospitality was amazing. Mandy was such a great host and she made sure we enjoyed our stay! Definitely returning here if I come back to Knysna

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Hendaye, France
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Very helpfull pleople running the place. Thay helped us a lot with what to see in the area and what to do. Much better that expected. Perfect place to stay for a couple of days or even more. The area also has lots to offer

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Grahamstown, South Africa
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed here in an en-suite unit (being a bit old for dorms) on a trip back from CT. It was comfortable, friendly, and helpful, as well as being in a good location for walking to and from the Waterfront. Breakfast is self-service, which can get a bit chaotic when 15 people are trying to fry their eggs, but that's...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the heart of the Garden Route, we warmly welcome you to relax & enjoy Jembjo's of Knysna. Our boutique backpackers/lodge, is a little bit of luxury that is kind on your pocket & we take pride in making sure you feel at 'home'. We have a range of accommodation to suit every budget, from Dorm beds to de-luxe family en-suite rooms. We are perfectly located in the heart of lower-central Knysna & are just a 2 minute walk away from both the 'Waterfront' & town. - Knysna is South Africa's best kept secret - so come check it out... Book directly with us - 3 nights or more for 10% discount. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

Address: 4 Queen Street | Lower Central, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $28 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“rooms with a on suite bathroom would be your best option”
 of 5 bubbles deidre32, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They have different types.”
 of 5 bubbles JVW81, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“we where in en suit with shower inside”
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 of 5 bubbles rabelani, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room on the ground floor just beyond reception / entrance”
 of 5 bubbles angtravel18, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The downstairs room were pretty noisy. Not sure if it was because everywhere was wooden flooring including the stairs so it just echoed... But if your a heavy sleeper you should be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenw849, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
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