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    Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

    Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Traveller (242)
    Room & Suite (64)
    Dining (11)
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the cottages” (61 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (23 reviews)
    “froggy pond” (16 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Conference Facilities
    Air Conditioning
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 18 February 2014

    Love this place. From hospitality to the details of the cottage. Everything you need and a lot of privacy. A must! Very green and located right next to the forest. Beautiful. Glad I found this place!!

    Thank AnjaTravel
    Reviewed 16 February 2014

    Absolutely love this setting. Our first visit was our honeymoon, did the bicycle route through the forest, various walks and relaxing and breathing in the surroundings.Our second visit was 5 years later this year and was astounded at the changes to the garden and surrounding...More

    Thank Erikpfg
    Reviewed 15 February 2014

    We spent an absolutely wonderful 2evenings during February of 2014. Forest Edge, is a wonderful place to break-away and being so close to the forest is an absolute awesome way to do so. There are so many wonderful hiking routes to investigate, it truly is...More

    Thank Michelle-DPJ
    Reviewed 14 February 2014

    I spent a few days at Forest Edge with my family in early January and it was everything we had hoped for and more. Its the perfect spot, right next to the forest and far away from the crowds. It really is a nature lovers...More

    Thank Lee-Ann_Schmidt
    Reviewed 13 February 2014

    I was triggered by the extreme high numbers of excellent reviews this property has on Tripadvisor. No average or poor rated reviews. Let's try it out ourselves, we thought. We stayed for two nights at the Froggy house. The first thing which touched me is...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$66 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    Traveller (242)
    Room & Suite (64)
    Dining (11)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (170)
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    Danie J
    15 October 2017|
    Response from Danie J | Property representative |
    Forest Edge is a Nature Retreat with an abundance of visiting wild - and bird life. Pets are animals with natural instincts to chase & hunt. We have bunnies, donkeys, buck, loeries, ducks, etc on the retreat and we cannot... More
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    "So comfortable and well appointed...suitable for all ages."
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    "There is little difference between the luxury and standard cottages. Both offer excellent accommodation - you..."
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    "FireFly cottage is very private and right at the edge of the forest."
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    "They are ALL very nice!"
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