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Phantom View Lodges

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic lock up & go location, whether for a group or family. Definitely a place we'll go to again for next years Simola Hill climb. Close to the highway with great views of the lake. Would recommend more showers though.

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PhantomViewLodges, Booking administrator at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and have noted your recommendation. We look forward to your return next year.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was absolutely beautiful along with the accomadation. Plenty of space around the cottage and privacy. Great place to unwind with family or friends. I will definitely be visiting this place soon in the future and will recommend this place to anyone!

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PhantomViewLodges, accommodation admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay and particularly the magnificent peaceful surroundings and beautiful views. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to your return in the near future.

Senekal, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the check-in was so easy and efficient without any problems, the stay was wonderful as well as the view. everything was available in the lodge and the stay was marvelous. the kids enjoyed the stay and were willing to stay for longer.

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PhantomViewLodges, Reservations Admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and positive feedback. So happy you and your kids enjoyed your time here and look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon.

Johannesburg
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We enjoyed staying on the quieter side of the lagoon (pity about the vehicle noise on the bridge - but that's no-one's fault). We prefer it there as it is easier to go into/through Knysna or back to Sedgefield/Wilderness without getting stuck in Knysna traffic - so we enjoyed the location from an ease of access perspective. Access to the...

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PhantomViewLodges, Rental Accommodation Admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time here. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to your return. Safe travels.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Unfortunately we were only able to stay one night here as we were on a whistle stop tour of the area with some visitors from the UK. We will definitely stay again and for longer on our next visit. Everything was catered for, the rooms were extremely comfortable and the views were fantastic. All join up and departure arrangements were...

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PhantomViewLodges, Booking Accommodation Admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you all enjoyed your short time here. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your return in the very near future.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very clean, comfortable accommodation with lovely views. Nicely equipped. Road noise could be quite loud at times especially with trucks passing. Nice to have TV to entertain kids for a while. The curtains in the rooms were a bit light so we woke up very early on holiday as the rooms were not dark enough. Wonderful stay overall though!

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PhantomViewLodges, Booking Accommodation Admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience, and taking the time to review us. Your comments are appreciated, and are very important to us. Safe travels.

Cape Town
Reviewed 1 March 2017

On arrival everything was there like they said it would be. No calling around for keys, etc. Service was good. Kind staff assisting with the booking. The view is to die for. I could grow old in a place like that.

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PhantomViewLodges, booking admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and positive feedback. So happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back really soon.

Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We first visited the Lodges in 2013 and were satisfied by ours. We revisited it this month, four years later to find that the only thing that had changed was the TV. Whilst the lodges was good value for money for a self-caterer, it was looking tired and in need of some TLC. It was stuck in the 80s. Worst...

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PhantomViewLodges, Booking Administrator at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Phantom View Lodges. All feedback is truly appreciated and finding ways to improve is important to us. The lack of Wi-Fi availability in that area is something we are aware of and we hope to have it available to all our guests in the very near future. Thank you and safe travels.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed in Lodge no 6 , the bedding and towels were nice and fresh with comfortable beds , we loved the open plan entertainment area leading onto a deck with the most amazing view of the lagoon , we spent many hours on the deck watching the world go by , very peaceful and relaxing. The kitchen was well...

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Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time here. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to your return.

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Clean, comfortable, well -set up although we did not cook. Washing machine and drying facilities very useful. The lodge with three bedrooms would be excellent for a family. Great balcony and view. Everyting was much as expected. Very quiet and probably a good base for a family holiday.

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Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you back again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LODGES INVENTORY Our 3 and 2 bedroom Lodges have exquisite views of the lagoon and mountains which can be enjoyed from just about anywhere in the Lodge! All Lodges are equipped with; KITCHEN Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Fridge/Freezer Oven/Stove Toaster Coffee plunger Microwave Water Filter tap All provided cutlery including braai dish & tongs Ashtrays - (Strictly no smoking indoors, only on balconies) LIVING ROOM Flat Screen TV including a DSTV bouquet Cooling Fan Activities book - Proving our guests with contact details for restaurants and activities in the area as well as all emergency numbers. BEDROOMS ( QUEEN , DOUBLE, 2 SINGLES ) All linen provided + extra blankets Radio & hairdryer Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Portable Weber braai (Strictly only charcoal burning) Safety deposit box with unique code which is chosen by the guest (Only available 1 bedroom) Ceiling fans Heater Cupboards BATHROOMS (3 BATHROOMS PER LODGE) Most bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms! Shower OR bath Toilet 2 x basins Soaps Towels provided Toilet paper GUEST FACILITIES Shade-cloth parking bay for each lodge (Please advise if you are traveling with a boat trailer as we have a specific unit with a larger parking space which we would then allocate you to.) Communal swimming pool (Our swimming pool is fenced to ensure safety our young guests.) Laundry room with washing machines and ironing boards (Self use) DAILY CLEANING SERVICE AVAILABLE This service is only provided to our guests; Complimentary service Guests that book 6+ nights will receive a complimentary change of Linen & Towels every 4 - 5 days Daily cleaning service (optional) Please book your service well in advance to give us enough time to arrange cleaning staff required for the day Only week days - Monday to Friday No Weekends or public holidays ( Only by special arrangement ) R75 - Making beds, washing dishes, tidying bathrooms (1 1/2 hours) R250 - Making beds, washing dishes, vacuum, bathrooms & Weber clean (3 Hours) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phantom View Lodges

Address: 27 Phantom River Street | N2 Turnoff, Knysna 6571, South Africa (Formerly Phantom View River Resort)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $101 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Phantom View Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms have sliding doors that lead onto a deck with a view of the lagoon”
Trish352, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some units may not be suitable for the elderly or visitors with limited mobility.”
SantieQ, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Having 1 bedroom off the lounge worked well as we had my 85 year old mother with who then did not need to go up or down stairs everything was on one floor for her.”
mandy829, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Lodge 1 has enough parking space for 2 vehicles.”
Hawk321, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Any one of the cottages has a fantastic view over the lagoon.”
480BenS, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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