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Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We visited Knysna Country House for the second time. Despite the heavy rain we had experienced it was again a very pleasent stay. The location for a visit in Knysna is excellent: quiet but on short distance to all attractions. The rooms are not very big but nicely furnitured. The breakfast was really great. In addition to the health and...

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Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed for two nights at the Knysna Country House. The location was great, it was a short drive to both 'The Heads' and Knysna with its lovely harbour and restaurants. We stayed in the thatched cottage next to the swimming pool. It was quiet, roomy and had a balcony with lovely views, and there is a comfortable lounge and...

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Ascain, France
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We spent two nights at Knysna Country House two weeks ago (jan 2012) and really enjoyed. Ypie and Erik are wonderful hosts and lots of fun. Our room was comfortable. Breakfast was great and plentiful on the terrace in the cool morning air. The pool was one of the largest and cleanest we've seen in South Africa. On the down...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2012

We spent 2 nights at Knysna Country House on our travels through the Garden Route. As we arrived Ypie & Erik were going out but we were left in the capable hands of Kate who showed us around the house and our room. We were given Room 6 which was large and very comfortable with a sofa, masses of storage,...

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Reviewed 3 February 2012

We spend 4 days in Knysna Country House in Jan 2012. We had a bigger standard room (because booking by HRS). The size was very OK, only the location of the other rooms is better. So if you want spend the most time in Hotel, please take the superior room. Breakfast was excellent, especially fruit-choice. We enjoyed a very, very...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2012

In early Jan 2012 we stayed two nights at the Knysna Country House with our two young boy's. Upon arrival we were warmly greeted which made us feel immediately welcomed. The house had a nice relaxing feeling and a beautiful view of the valley. The family suite had two bedrooms which was perfect for our family. The boys also enjoyed...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We stayed in Knysna Country House for 4 nights in December 2011. We stayed in the cottage which was very spacious, comfortable with its own private balcony. Ypie, Erik and the staff were all exceptionally friendly, approachable, talkative and provided a great family atmosphere. Kynsna provided an excellent all round service and did not even let a power cut interrupt...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2012

This was a very nice place to stay, just 5-10 minutes drive from the Knysna waterfront. We stayed for 3 nights in good size room with balcony in the main house section. The grounds were very nice, with pool and lots of wild birds.The house was very easy to find as it was well sign posted one you were on...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Nice welcome from Ypie. Unfortunately the room we wanted was unavailable and so we had to stay in the standard room which was very average, small and hot. Rooms 1-4 were shaped in a U and there was one table and bench in the middle of it all which is only nice if you the people sitting at the table....

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Reviewed 3 January 2012

We stayed at the Knysna Country House for two nights during our trip down the Garden Route in December 2011. Yoie and Erik were excellent hosts, not imposing, but there if you needed help and advice. The balcony room which we occupied was spacious and clean with views over the pool. The bathroom was of a good size and included...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Knysna Country House, situated in the wooded suburb of Hunters Home, is only minutes away from the Knysna and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna, on the scenic Garden Route alongthe Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. The spacious and sunny balcony overlooking the large swimming pool is the ideal place to enjoy the rich bird life and views over the Knysna Lagoon, town and distant mountains. Only 9 rooms, knowleagable, multi-lingual hosts and friendly and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Country House

Address: 30 Fraser Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $87 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms with balcony facing directly to the view will be great, but it may offred at higher price”
 of 5 bubbles limwiehan, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“standard rooms are noisy - you hear every single move of the other room next door.”
 of 5 bubbles Mada1234, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main part.”
 of 5 bubbles Liza_Blackman, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views will be rooms 5 and up!”
 of 5 bubbles Anneke_botha, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the luxury rooms, the little extra is so worth the view.”
 of 5 bubbles IndigoSoulStar, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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