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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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  • Average2%
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“jacuzzi bath”(17 reviews)
“lagoon suite”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

It was lovely! We had a peaceful stay. The staff were really friendly and GREAT breakfast. The views were wonderful. The rooms were very comfortable. Close to town with love sights and good restaurants. The Honeymoon package was SUPER!

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice staff at this lodge and good breakfast plus a nice view over the lagoon, but building is generally getting a bit run down, with several electrical sockets not working and doors not fitting/closing well. A bit remote at the top pf the hill and...More

Thank Trevor N
Response from Elephanthide, Owner at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest LodgeResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Trevor Thank you for your review, we like to take our reviews very seriously and also try to maintain a high standard in all departments. Every now and again we do have a maintenance issue which we try and resolve speedily and without disruption...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Such a short but restful stay after a hard day of Mountain Biking. Staff so warm and welcoming. The views are magnificent and breakfast was perfection. Hope to stay again soon. Our room was very comfortable and the coffee machine was very welcome.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The lodges were superb - spacious, well-equipped - and the breakfast excellent. It's 2-3 kilometres from the waterfront so you need a car but it's a very easy quick journey. Some of the surrounding area suffered in the fires in June but Elephant Hide was...More

Thank WeasB
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Situated up a long winding private road outside Knysna, it is very peaceful and situated in some remaining bush. Loved sitting in the pool looking out over the estuary on the very social terrace. They do not serve dinner but its only short trip down...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$160 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$160 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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11sammyb
3 May 2017|
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Response from Elephanthide | Property representative |
We serve breakfast and do have a cheese platter option for lunch or dinner.
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"I think all the lodges had a great view. We liked ours (No 7) because it was also very close to the..."
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"I think the rooms are all stunning but we always stay in the family suite"
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"Ask for a lagoon facing room if available"
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"Front end rooms, are the best for viewing the lake /lagoon."
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