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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a full week here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was perfect and the staff very helpful. Would most certainly go back again sometime. There is so much to see and do in and surrounding Knysna.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Berenice R Thank you very much for the lovely review!!! We will most certainly send your review through to all the staff, It is always good to give a review such as this through to our staff as it motivates all of us to deliver even better service. We hope to welcome you back soon!!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My stay was excellent, very nice resort, central and good service. We stayed out of season so resort was quiet, just the way we like it. Chalets are well maintained and spacious. Amenities excellent and good space for kids

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review, we will communicate these kind words to our team!!! And we look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna River Club soon!!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart Resort Manager

Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

I visited the river Club I few years ago . The chalets were warm and inviting . The wooden houses on stilts with porches realky added to the cabin feel . The view looking out onto the river and lagoon was a piece of heaven every morning . The pool area was great .the jacuzzi was a bonus . I...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Bilkees A Thank you for the lovely review of Knysna River Club, we always appreciate feedback and to receive such a positive review is a bonus. It is really lovely to know that you enjoyed your stay ,the chalet and the activities we provide!! We hope to welcome you back in the near future!!! Kindest regards Eben Swart Resort...

Reviewed 27 August 2015

My wife and I stayed in room no 1, its a lovely spacious chalet(honeymoon suite) on the river, we had a lovely view of all the surrounding area's it seems secluded yet town is a stone throw away and all other view points and activities are within an hours drive or less (well situated to take families on outings) We...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Columbus 585 Thank you for the excellent review of Knysna River Club. It is heart warming to receive such a review and this always motivates our staff. We will communicate this through to them and we hope to welcome you back soon!!! Kindest regards Eben Swart Manager Knysna River Club

Brackenfell, South Africa
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This place is amazing. This was our second visit and we will come again and again. The log cabins is very practical and nice to stay in. The staff were very friendly and we were even invited for cupcakes and tea. We also got discount to some of the nearby attractions. We will definitely visit again.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Mr Van Eeden Thank you very much for the wonderful review!!! It is always nice to communicate a review like yours through to all the staff!!! We are glad you enjoyed, your stay with us and hope to welcome, you back soon!!!! Mariska Management

Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Great place with all the needed facilities for a family vacation, relax and calm, the kitchen is Functional, room is kept clean every day, and they even wash the dishes The room we got fits family of four, I believe the have rooms for five, didn't check

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Amir A Thank you very much for the wonderful review on Knysna River Club!!! It is heart warming to receive such a kind review we hope to welcome you back in the near future!!! Mariska

Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The Knysna River club has the loveliest view of the Knysna Heads . The log cabins are really cosy and although we were fortunate to have an apartment with a view , I was aware that there were people who did not . The apartments are reasonably well maintained with everything you may need on a break . On booking...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Juliet Thank you very much for the positive feedback!! We will convey your feedback to all staff and would love to welcome you back to the resort very soon!!! Kindest Regards Knysna River Club management & staff

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Wooden chalets & cottages made us remind staying @ countryside with most beautiful silence & river facing view. Each cottage is planned in distinct way ensuring privacy & space for all. Buggies the chef always make sure of giving you best of laughs & food as planned. Owners are the most beautiful people i met, they helped refilling water tanks...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Mr & Mrs Himanshu Thank you very much for the special review. It is heart warming to get wonderful feedback from wonderful guests. Your kind words will be distributed to Boogies, Rochelle and all the other staff. We look forward to welcome you back very soon!!! Have a wonderful Day!!! Mariska Swart Knysna River Club

Bilimora
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The location near the lagoon and walking path are very good for a walk or biking. The chalets are spacious clean and well maintained. We felt like staying on. The restaurant was closed so the arrangements for breakfast were made at a resturant on the pier. We wouldn't have asked for anything better.

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First_Resorts, Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Amit Thank you very much for the lovely review!!! It is always wonderful to give positive feedback like this to our staff and everybody involved with the resort. We look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna River Club in the near Future. Kind regards Eben Swart Resort Manager

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We had the upstairs garden cabin - well equipped, clean and large. Nice patio area and braai facility also provided. Cleaned daily- except Sundays. Lovely pathway along the lagoon for a run, stroll or bike ride. Only recommendation I would have is that the bathrooms be renovated/ upgraded a bit. Shower over tub was a little small and shower head...

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Mariska R, Guest Relations Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear K Travel Thank you very much for the lovely review and also the positive suggestions!! I am happy to report that we are currently in process of re-doing some of the bathrooms (Tiling) and are looking into your suggestions. I will distribute your review to our staff and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the water's edge of the Knysna Lagoon, Knysna River Club is a private enclave of charming, luxury self-catering log chalets in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route coast. Surrounded by shady trees and well-tended gardens, the resort offers security, privacy and comfort for guests looking to unwind, and is the ideal venue from which to explore the quaint lagoon-side town of Knysna. Whether you want an active holiday or the chance to relax in the tranquil surrounds, we offer you a value for money accommodation, in a convenient location close to all amenities, the warm hospitality of our friendly staff, the comfort of our upgraded chalets and the opportunity to experience an unforgettable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna River Club

Address: Sun Valley Drive | Costa Sarda, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $97 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna River Club 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for second floor unit closer to lagoon. Better views and less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles gehanv, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you can choose to have a room on the lagoon front - or a garden room surrounded by lovely trees yet not in the total shade.”
 of 5 bubbles 121jennys, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“chalets near the estuary offer lovely views at sunset”
 of 5 bubbles POPSSouthAfrica, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“One of three facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles 547JaneR547, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No 8 House was great really inside the nature”
 of 5 bubbles evangelosk188, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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