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Kanonkop Guest House

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“forest suite”(7 reviews)
“guest house”(31 reviews)
“garden route”(45 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Stunning location with the most amazing views of the Knysna lagoon and heads. Knockout lush gardens, pool.The sunbird suite accommodations were perfect, large, private and did I mention the views? And a private balcony. The staff were impeccably present but unobtrusive. Free bar was a...More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 22 May 2017

Dear RhodeIslandLola Wow, thank you so much for the review... and I am pleased you had a pleasant stay with us. I am so glad you got to experience the wonderful views, and all that we offer at Kanonkop House, including the complimentary bar. It...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Great staff, beautiful spacious rooms, scrumptious breakfasts with amazing views over the lagoon! Peaceful and tranquil location too. A really lovely place to spend two nights in Knysna, highly recommended.More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Melanielowe Thanks for the wonderful review. Was wonderful meeting you and am glad you enjoyed the views and tranquillity Kanonkop House has to offer. I am glad you will recommend us :) Cant wait to hear from you again soonest. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Kanonkop is a private mansion in a peaceful neighborhood high on a hill overlooking the town of Knysna and its lagoon that has been converted into a handsome guest house with 6 stylish rooms, all different. There are attractive shared spaces with a kitchen and...More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 13 May 2017

Dear BAM 1113 Many thanks for these wonderful words. My apologies for taking so long to respond, but this was so beautifully written that whatever I comment, will pale in comparison :) I think that you have said everything amazing about all that we offer,...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

First I have to say what a stunning place to stay. The rooms are beautiful and individual with perfect views of the lagoon from our terrace. This place would be hard to beat and it is definitely better to be up and away from the...More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 17 April 2017

Dear MrsN01 Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our 'beautiful retreat'. The two rooms chosen is a wonderful choice as it works well for families and they both have stunning views (Paradise and Sunbird) I also...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stayed at the Kanonkop for 3 nights as our 'stopover' on the Garden Route, the view over the lagoon is stunning, which we could enjoy as well from our room, the Forest Suite. Breakfast is a relaxed affair with a good buffet selection and dishes...More

Thank Geoff N
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 15 April 2017

Dear Geoff N I am glad you got to experience Kanonkop House and the Forest Suite for 3 nights. I always say that one night is not enough to really experience Knysna and the surrounding area. The tea in the afternoon is a wonderful added...More

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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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US$273 - US$669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$273 - US$669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ayanda M
3 February 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Good Morning Many thanks for your enquiry. I regret we are struggling with your dates. I have a stunning 5 bedroom Villa with incredible views that would be perfect, however it is only available from the 20th onwards. The... More
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Dear PBumbers Many thanks for your enquiry. We have 4 stunning suites overlooking the forest canopy, lagoon and all the way out to the famous Heads in the distance. They are Paradise, Sunbird, Forest and the penthouse... More
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"Just be careful - there is no AC (wasn't a problem at all for us, the weather was lovely)!"
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"The rooms in the main house though less private seem to offer the best views."
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