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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Our stay was great. Excellent views from the top. We pass Knysna for more than 25 years and never knew that there are so nice places in Knysna. We recommend this place to everyone that would like to go to Knysna.

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Brackenfell, South Africa
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The Elephant Hide of Knysna is absolutely perfect for a honeymoon stay. We stayed for 2 nights and had a absolute gem of a stay. All the staff members are helpful and friendly. The one gentleman "Fish" was mostly our caretaker for the few days and we got all the help and information needed. The Rooms are fantastic with one...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We went to Knysna for a friends wedding and was lucky enough to find out about this little Gem. hidden away on the hills of Knysna with amazing views of the lagoon without the noise of places closer to the N2. It was quiet and peacefull. The room which has a large picture frame window with comfy chairs to enjoy...

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Had such a great time. From the arrival untill departure. The staff are friendly, the room spectacular,with views from the room,bathroom/shower over knysna lagoon,the breakfast amazing. Would go back anytime! Perfect place to stay even if the weather is good or bad. I highly recommend this lodge.

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Bloubergstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 16 June 2015

nestled in the cliffs of Knysna with a beautiful view of Knysna lagoon, is a hidden gem - the Elephant Hide Guest Lodge. Four star luxury in every sense of the words - excellent value for money. Will definitely recommend to anyone visiing Knysna

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Hout Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We were on our way back from a long trip over Southern Africa and booked the Elephant Hide of Knysna a bit by chance really, we had never been but liked the look of it and its location high up in the mountain. We were absolutely stunned by the room and the view. We were in Cabin 2 which is...

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western cape
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We visited Elephant Hide on 2 rainy days. The rooms were just beautiful with everything you needed to keep warm and comfy. We got the best service and even got our take away food brought to our rooms. I would defenitely recommend this to anyone wanting to relax and be spoilt.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Hi, Abosolutley perfect. My girlfriend and I loved it. Wish i could of taken the bed with me. lol Beautiful view and amazing sunsets. Service was very good and the gentleman was very helpful! You will definately be seeing us again. Kind Regards, Steven Manzoni

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We visited Elephant Hide by taking advantage of a Daddy's Deals promotion (which didn't include breakfast and it wasn't clear until the day we got there even though we did email the people doing the booking upfront to enquire). The host, Ellion and Fish (and his lovely wife Anna) were very warm and welcoming. He offered to carry our bags...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We loved our stay at Elephant Hide Guest Lodge! The staff were so accommodating and the room was kitted out with everything we could possibly need. Beautiful views, nice and tucked away location and very comfortable bed. We are looking forward to our return this weekend. Thank you Elephant Hide!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is situated on top of the Welbedacht Cliff Tops 3km from Knysna Town, the Lodge overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua mountains. The theme of the Lodge is one based on natural beauty with stone and wood architecture combining to give that comfortable earth feel. This Knysna Accommodation has four suites with magical views of the Knysna lagoon from every corner of the room. The fifth and sixth suite while still enjoying lagoon views are embedded in indigenous “fynbos” surroundings attracting numerous bird species and giving that “hidden away” feeling. Enjoy a relaxing spa-bath while gazing into infinity. All the suites have double showers with views and are private.The lodge is a family run business that prides itself on personal service and ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Address: Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $147 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a lagoon facing room if available”
  • coffee and tea station, minibar and snacks
nicky080686, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front end rooms, are the best for viewing the lake /lagoon.”
  • Television with selective satellite options
  • Spa Bath (big enough for 2 ;-D ) with a view.
  • Double Basins and spacious vanity
  • Large Double Shower with a view
  • Spacious room with beautiful view over the lake / lagoon.
  • Well Stocked Bar Fridge & Snack Basket
  • View from private deck.
  • Beautiful Spacious Room and comfortable couch
L3845DQtaniab, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove.”
DaveBK, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Lagoon suite had terrible Wifi connectivity.”
Ape_Bird, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lake view room”
noeline9, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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