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Port Elizabeth
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We felt a shower curtain would have been great. Bedside lamps and top sheet on the bed would have been great. There were not sufficient glasses etc. The braai bin could have been half the size! The courtyard was wonderful and fresh towels on saturday morning was a plus.

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Uitenhage
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We enjoyed our stay, our rooms were very clean and neat and we had our own little courtyard which was lovely. We were in walking distance to the Waterfront and town , very convenient. The owners were very friendly and we will be back with our family next time.

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Bornheim, Germany
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We stayed in Inyathi, when there was a shortage of power - so we sat together with the host and a friend of him discussing half the night about differences in education in german and south-african families - very interesting! I will always keep it in mind. The apartment was clean, spacious and comfortable, the price was reasonable and the...

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Springbok, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Fantastic accommodation. Granted no views BUT your car is safe, your belongings is safe and you are 2 very safe blocks away from the Waterfront. It is still a work in progress but we have seen what Riaan and Helen is capable of at the previous place and can't wait to see what they have up their sleeve. Very friendly...

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Centurion, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Thank you for everything, I loved staying at Inyathi Guest Lodge because it's clean, private, safe and central to walk everywhere in Town and to the Waterfront. I will recommend Inyathi Lodge. Thank you

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The hosts were great, very friendly, chatty and informative. Fantastic location with easy walking access to the waterfront area for restaurants and to main street for shops. Large spacious lodge and outside area. Very good value. Unfortunately the wifi didn't reach our lodge.

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Cozy apartment, great position, good price!! I and my boyfriend have had a wonderful experience in Inyathi Guest Lode, if we come back in Knysna we surly come back here! Thank you, we are very happy!!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Inyathi is a cute, tiny compound of self-catering "chalets" located right off Grey St and within walking distance of most places of note. I imagine if you're like us, you won't spend much time in the "chalet" however it has all of the essentials, workable living room and kitchen, comfy bed, and small outdoor patio with a mini-grill. The owners,...

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johannesburg
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed at their self service chalets in Trotter Street, for 5 nights. We chose budget option and the 1 bedroom place was nice and cozy for the price we paid. No dstv. Walking distance to Mall and supermarkets as well as the waterfront. Overall impression: very satisfied

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly acquired, renovated and decorated, Inyathi Guest Lodge Self Catering offer fully equipped Self-Catering Chalets in our highly convenient new location of 38 Trotter Street. Extremely central, but down a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle, just two streets (450m) from the Waterfront, Featherbed’s and metres from Gray Street, Woodmill Lane and all the supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants around. Our great new premises is also only a five minute walk to the Lagoon, Thesen Island shops and restaurants, Mitchell’s Brewery and the Knysna High School Fields. Our Self-Catering Chalets follow the uniquely Inyathi, African theme with bright materials, wooden masks & statues, pictures, reed baskets and bowls, beads and wall hangings in every room. All the chalets are non-smoking but each have a private walled in garden/courtyard with individual braai and outside seating & dining area. There are 4 x One Bedroom Chalets (with a double bed), and 3 x Two Bedroom Chalets (with one bedroom with double bed and a second bedroom with two single beds) ideal for families or friends travelling together. The new and improved Inyathi Guest Lodge – Self-Catering, is child and pet friendly, and all chalets are situated at ground level so easily accessible for the elderly or people with mobility difficulties etc. The chalets are uniquely decorated within the theme of traditional African culture. Wooden panelling and statues, pictures, masks and bowls, reed baskets and colourful materials, beads and wall hangings have been placed in every room. All the chalets are non-smoking but each have a private veranda or outside sitting area, to enjoy the abundant birdlife and picturesque environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inyathi Guest Lodge

Address: 38 Trotter Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $45 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inyathi Guest Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All nice but two-bedrooms have bigger gardens.”
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