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    The Lofts Boutique Hotel

    The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 147*
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          Overview
          • Excellent57%
          • Very good30%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible2%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
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          Reviewed 7 September 2014

          We stayed here for one night and were disappointed. Small room with basic bathroom. Very limited view of the lagoon. Overpriced for the standard of the room. The best part of the stay was the breakfast at the bakery around the corner.More

          Thank Louise B
          Management response:Responded 30 October 2014

          Dear Louise B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. As The Lofts was built using the refurbished structure of the boat shed (which was used during the early 1900's to build wooden boats) all our rooms are unique...More

          Reviewed 4 September 2014

          We enjoyed our stay in the Lofts very much. The staff is friendly, the hotel is nicely located and has a surprising division. What we did not like is that the rooms (we were in 3b) are very noisy (sound of television, coughing, etc could...More

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          Thank Henry B
          Management response:Responded 30 October 2014

          Dear Henry B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. We have taken note of your comments regarding the noise issue. We have spoken with some experts and are busy fixing the issue. We hope to welcome you back...More

          Reviewed 31 August 2014

          Lovely birthday surprise getaway to this very unique boutique hotel in a wonderful setting. Very friendly welcome when we arrived and service was excellent throughout our stay. A lovely experience! Thank you.More

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          Thank Roelof V
          Management response:Responded 30 October 2014

          Dear RoelofV Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. We are really happy that you enjoyed your birthday weekend at The Lofts. Our team also appreciates that you compliment them on the excellent service you received. We hope to...More

          Reviewed 19 August 2014

          It was a pleasant long weekend. The staff were unobtrusive, although made a lot of noise on arrival early in the morning. The air conditioning used by other guests we found to be very noisy during the night. There was a radio station playing all...More

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          1  Thank Grahamskeen
          Management response:Responded 30 October 2014

          Dear Grahamskeen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. We appreciate the notes you made regarding the noise and we have made some changes on this. it is good to hear that you found the accommodation neat and clean...More

          Reviewed 17 August 2014

          What a special place. Really an experience. We stayed there 2 nights, the area's offering deserve 3-4 nights, the hotel is walking distance from the dock for whale watching, for shopping, for restaurants, team is very welcoming. Breakfast is at next door bakery which is...More

          Thank Zagrebu
          Management response:Responded 30 October 2014

          Dear Zagrebu, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. The location of The Lofts is perfect and safe to walk to the nearby restaurants & activities on Thesen Islands. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Airport Transportation
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          • USD 137 - USD 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
          • #5 Family Hotel in Knysna
          • #7 Business Hotel in Knysna
          • #12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
          • #13 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
          • Room types
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
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          • Knysna
          • Also Known As
          • Lofts Hotel Knysna
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          "East-facing rooms offer stunning views over the Knysna Lagoon."
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          "definitely a view on the lagoon is a must (but probably all rooms have that view)"
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          "Be very specific when reserving whether you want a lagoon view."
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