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    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

    Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    25/08/2017 26/08/2017
    US$124
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 21 July 2015

    Loved the place, the service, the ambience.... it had everything you need, including your own private deck. Special attention had been given to trying to give each cabin total privacy. We looked down on the lagoon and the light was just amazing. During loadshedding we...More

    Thank Pindle-rolls
    Reviewed 20 July 2015

    I have stayed in quite a few guest lodges in Knysna, but Elephant Hide is has got be the best I have stayed in the service was excellent as well as the suite was neat and view from the balcony was amaizing

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    Thank V3807YIdavew
    Reviewed 14 July 2015

    Thank you for a beautiful experience in your Lodge. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. I recommended it to my family and friends and would definitely return in the future with my family and friends.

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    Thank 656renea
    Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

    Me and my husband had the most romantic honeymoon at elephant hide knysna. The people there were so friendly and helpful and organised The cottages has the most amazing views. A special thanks to Rayn and crew for making our trip ekstra special. I love...More

    Thank Krystle J
    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    We were spoilt with a Groupon deal as part of our mid year breakaway. Rooms very tasteful, views indescribable and attention from staff exemplary. Breakfast by arrangement at an extra cost but only minutes from central Knysna - we were also fortunate in hat we...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$129 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Knysna
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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 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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    "Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove."
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