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Washington DC
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Kanonkop Guest House was the perfect place after spending 5 days in Kruger. The rooms and views were very peaceful and relaxing. We stayed in the forest suite and it was perfect. The patio was great to sip coffee in the morning and enjoy the views, and the jacuzzi tub was perfect after a day of hiking to relax...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear mcr2c Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I am so glad you found the tea pot! It is still a favorite with our guests when they join us for high tea, and now I know where to send them to find it! It was an absolute pleasure hosting you both and we did have wonderful chats about things...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cannot top other reviews just 10 out of 10! Very best guesthouse experience we loved every moment, stayed in the Selwyn suite which is just "Wow" We looked at all the other suites, very different & all beautiful. There are so many amenities, just go & stay there to see for yourself!!. We give it all top marks:Staff,food,suites,location,views what more...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Veysey2013 Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us. 10 out of 10 is what we like to hear! Our Selwyn Suite is amazing, just like the other suites, and like you said you would have enjoyed staying in any one of them! I am glad you had such a wonderful time with...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A little piece of paradise tucked away in Knysna. We were greeted by friendly and professional staff and the attention and service provided is world class. Kanonkop Guest House is home away from home. Each bedroom is uniquely decorated and that creates an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. The view are breath taking and the tranquil setting of the Knysna lagoon...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear tazsmith64 Wow! Many thanks for such a wonderful review and description of Kanonkop House. I am so pleased you had a great stay and that you got to relax and unwind in our little part of paradise. We hope you will visit us again and get to enjoy more of what Knysna can offer. Warm regards, Liesl and the...

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This house is stunning! It stands at the top of a hill overlooking Knysna, the views over the Lagoon are fabulous. The rooms are stunning. The house is beautiful and guests are free to share all public rooms and help themselves to drinks as they wish. The bedrooms are very stylish and have large verandas overlooking the Lagoon. The staff...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear SusibLondon Many thanks for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed our lovely lagoon views from the house as well as your room. I am pleased that your friendly staff could assist in making your stay a special one. We hope you will visit us again soon. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and Kanonkop House Team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I have visited Kanonkop 4 times, with my wife only, with friends and for a Golf Tour. The Villa suits each occasion - Mark and Adele cater for all your needs and are very accommodating. This has to be one of the nicest places I have ever stayed at. The rooms are immaculate, the views breath-taking and the service world...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marc33 Thank you for your review. I am glad that you have had the opportunity to spend time with us a family and as a group. The golfers had a really good time and am pleased they got to golf at Simola and Pezula while they were here. I am sure you will see you again soon. Warm regards,...

Reviewed 4 August 2016

The rooms were excellent, super location, very courteous and hospitable staff, personal touch of the owners , homely breakfast... Anyone visiting Knysna in South Africa should stay in Kanonkop Guest House.. More than value for money.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Asif Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are very fortunate to have such a 'super location.' It was a pleasure hosting you and your family and hope you will visit us again soon. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Kanonkop Guest House is well located on a hill overlooking the Knysna lagoon. Gorgeously decorated with well equipped suites, a full spread breakfast not to be missed and friendly staff. Kanonkop is ideal for romantic breaks or business trips. A must stay when in Knysna!

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear DominiqueduP Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your weekend getaway and agree that is a wonderful spot for a romantic break! I think a weekend is too short though as there is so much to do and see in the area. Hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We had the best time snuggling up in the "Paradise" suite, which has a spectacular view of the bay below (reminds me of Bodega Bay in N.California). The staff at the house is warm and gracious, and whipped up one of the tastiest omelettes I've ever had. Mark was the host with the most, graciously guiding us on our action...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear dessertdaling Many thanks for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed the cosy spot at Kanonkop House. The activities you did sound wonderful and glad you managed to see and do so much. And to end off a wonderful day with massages at the house is a great way to spend a honeymoon! I hope you get the...

North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Fantastic views from our suite. On our arrival Numsi made us so welcome as did Gibson. Liesl was also very friendly and welcoming when we met her later. The accommodation is lovely as is the food. A fantastic place to stay and we hope to return in the future.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear ChesterHall123 Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased our staff made such an impression and that they were welcoming. We really pride ourselves in having the personal touches that really ensure you have a wonderful stay. I do hope you will visit us again. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team

Reviewed 21 July 2016

Kanonkop Guest House, is high on a hill side and gives wonderful views over the lagoon. Welcomed by Liesl, Numsi, Gibson and the team. Numsi, made us feel so welcome with a big hug. I felt I'd always known her. Liesl is such a fabulous person, showing us all that the house and nearby attractions had to offer. We stayed...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear PBJMB Wow! This is an amazing review. Thank you so much. I am so glad that you had such a special stay with us. Our staff are really like family and so are our guests. We have corporate rates with both Simola and Pezula golf courses, so there is no problem for us to book any one of these...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $297 - $1,190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Sea view room is advised”
 of 5 bubbles HPB8803, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are of high standard, as a family we had two room next to each other above the pool not in the main building - perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles AngeS600, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We would have been happy in any of the suites”
 of 5 bubbles Veysey2013, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the main house have unbeatable views with private balconies that allow pure relaxation and tranquility.”
 of 5 bubbles tazsmith64, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Views are excellent and Rooms are very spacious ..”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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