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Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa

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#20 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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Midrand, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really feel that this hotel needs some urgent attention from their management and or owners. Rooms are not up to standard - definitely not a 5* anymore. Turn-down must be requested. For a 5* turn-down must be included automatically or at least, when you book in, you should be asked if you require turn-down or not. We were not...

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback, please be assured that we take your comments very seriously. We will look into each of the incidents as we strive to meet the expectations of our Guests. Kind regards Linda Kemp Acting General Manager

Surrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there on the recommendation of our friends. It all went wrong when we arrived at 16.40h. Our room was not ready and we were told it would be a few minutes. Well, after 1.5hours I managed to speak to the Manager and after 30 minutes we were able to get into the room, so almost exactly 2 hours...

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for a very thorough feedback. Sadly we not nearly up to our usual 5 Star standards. During time of transition, operationally, things can slip through the cracks and unfortunate that this has been your experience. The relevant departments have been taken to task on all of the above mentioned and very valid concerns. Linda...

Saint-Raphael, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this hotel for the past 7 years. Why? The location is unique at the top of one of the hills surrounding Knysna. We are golfers and overlooking the golf course below in the valley is just fantastic and by the way: it is great golf to play. The rooms overlooking the valley are big and also ideal...

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We look forward to seeing you next year again. Regards Linda

St Andrews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second stay at Simola and we were as charmed as when we stayed last time. The apartment was spacious and well appointed. Serviced every day, the standard of cleaniness is high and the apartment was well equipped. Breakfast was included and we were offered a hearty breakfast with a great choice on offer. The gym and spa...

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks you for you lovely review. Kind regards Linda

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We , family of four , recently spent 16 days at Simola Hotel and Spa in December 2016. It was an amazing experience The locations , setting , hotel and the resort grounds are spectacular. Our room was outstanding - we had a view you could fall in love with, the bedrooms and bathrooms were very luxurious and extremely clean....

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Kind regards Linda

South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The panoramic view from the hotel, across the whole of Knysna and beyond, is something to behold.The gardens are beautiful, with lots of indigenous fynbos, which attracts a host of birdlife. It's out of the busy hub of the town, but close enough - about a 5 minute drive downhill. The hotel is lovely, with plush furnishings, a delicious and...

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SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa, responded to this review

Thanks you for your review. Kind regards Lnda

Eilat, Israel
Reviewed 11 January 2017

we had 2 bedroom suite. was amazing! very modern, much space with all the amenities. The view is outstanding! The service and communication between guest service and other functions at the hotel, needs improvement, specially with the housekeeping. The SPA services been very professional both on the massage and the cosmetic services. The breakfast service is good but the dinner...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is an absolute gem. Undisturbed beauty and mezmirising views. Accommodation is luxurious and comfortable. Great ambience and plush vegetation. Very social vibe at the bar. Not crowded and very exclusive.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I just went to have a late lunch with a friend and was blown away by the stunning views. We watched sun birds flying from bush to Bush while having lunch. The pie that I had which was dish of the day was well worth it as it was jam packed with meat. Excellent value for money. The service was...

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had a day visit to the Simola spa. All staff were exceptionally friendly and cheerful. The spa treatments were excellent : we had chosen a package which included lunch, which we had next to the pool. We started the day with delicious cappuccino which was brought to us in the spa. The facial and massage were both excellent. The...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa

Address: 1 Old Cape Road | Simola, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $305 - $488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Simola Hotel And Spa
Simola Hotel Knysna
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#6 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#12 Family Hotel in Knysna
#16 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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