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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent last weekend at the Knysna Belle Guest House on Leisure Isle overlooking the Heads. We were in the magnificent Captain's Quarters and the view from the deck was breathtaking. We want to thank Gillian for helping us make our stay enjoyable and for the delicious breakfast served overlooking the pool every morning. Also thanks to Gillian for donating... More 

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Thank lynneb539
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Leisure Isle itself is a kind of Truman Show. Everything quiet, secluded and safe. Miles away from the madding crowd, which we think to be an asset. The Knysna Belle is very clean and comfortable. Friendly crew, okay breakfast, bicycles, kayaks and beach chairs available for the guests, the wifi works and the honesty bar is well supplied. The veranda... More 

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Thank Philip D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the emu suite 16/17 November. Comfortable bed and a lovely patio with views over the bents. Breakfast delicious. If we return to SA - yes we would stay again. Do we recommend - yes. Thank you to all the staff that made our the stay a worthwhile trip from Cape Town.

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Thank JAT262
Warwickshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable guest house on the quiet Leisure Isle in Knysna. The house was very clean and comfortable. Breakfasts were magnificent setting us up for the day with warmed muffins or flapjacks extras-nice touch.

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Thank KeithJaneHolmes
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Spent a wonderful week accommodated in The Captain's Quarters. Beautiful and spacious room with the most beautiful vistas. Friendly and efficient service. Delicious breakfasts. Thanks to Michelle and Gillian.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This guest house is beautiful. The rooms are large and have everything you need including bathrobes and slippers. Great bathrooms with lovely showers. Great breakfast too. Set on an island which is very safe and pretty. There are some great restaurants a cab ride away. The views from knysna heads is amazing. Thanks for an excellent stay.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Apologies for not reviewing earlier! We were a group of three couples and arrived at the Knysna Belle after a long drive through some beautiful scenery which was quite mountainous in places. We were warmly welcomed by Gillianne who immediately provided us with tea and biscuits - very gratefully received by all. Our rooms were beautifully appointed, the beds were... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed in the luxury suite in July 2016. The room was an upstairs room...large with a beautiful view of the lagoon . However when we arrived it was icy cold. We were told that the under floor heating had just been turned on...but it was only around the bed area. There were two small heaters... One in bathroom and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend of the Knysna half marathon here with my family. Wonderful venue, great service and lots of extras like bicycles. The view is also amazing. Looking forward to visiting again next year.

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Thank Francois R
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Good food, beautiful hotel with a lot of comfort! Also, the food was delicious and the hotel has an amazing view from the Knysna Heads. It's located in an island, which is very calm for staying and close to the city (you can eat in waterfront)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Knysna Belle Guest House offers a relaxing atmosphere with Bollard beach just a few paces from our front door where guests can relax and enjoy the tranquility of island life ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Knysna Belle

Address: 75 Bayswater Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $139 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Knysna Belle 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Top floor room, or ground floor front facing room - but other rooms also great”
 of 5 bubbles minuslan, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms around the pool”
 of 5 bubbles vjoynes, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms have best views.”
 of 5 bubbles DisappointedScotland, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rear room for the pool/garden, front room for views - take your pick”
 of 5 bubbles MrJim999, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“go for the Captain's Quarters”
 of 5 bubbles sandsh0912, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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