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Armadillo Studios

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Fantastic hosts, fantastic setting with the garden and just exactly what i was looking for. My guest had a recent operation before coming to South Africa, so stairs was out of the question. With loads of online searching and trying to find the correct accommodation i stumbled on Armadillo Studios, but what a pleasant surprise!! Marion and David has been...

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review (and all the exclamation marks!!!) So nice to receive such positive feedback from a top Cape Town tour guide - we really appreciate it & hope to welcome you back soon with more clients touring the Garden Route.

stilbaai
Reviewed 20 November 2013

My wife booked a 3 night stay at the Studios for my birthday, we have travelled and stayed at many places over the years. Believe me when I say this was one of the best! The accommodation was very well equipped and spotlessly clean, the gardens are stunning. Our hosts Marion & David are fantastic and made our stay very...

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

We're very grateful for this glowing review. Thank you for choosing Armadillo Studios for your birthday weekend. I only wish we could have arranged for better weather! We'll appease the rain gods in time for your next visit, I promise. Many thanks again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We stayed 2 nights in the studio 3. The location is convenient, and in a quiet area. The garden is beautiful, and the view from the upper deck and dinning room is very nice. The studio is clean, very well equipped. The 2nd room w/ twin beds is a bit tight. For us, that like to sleep in the dark,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Actualy stayed there for eight nights in March 2012 - so a bit late with the review - sorry. Mine hosts David & Marion went beyond helpful in providing a really wonderful place to stay with great facilities - almost better than home - and entertained us with just the right level of friendliness. Incredibly helpful in planning a three...

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Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2013

Our family stayed at Armadillo Studios in September. This is an excellent place to stay in Knysna. Clean, well equipped apartments. Lovely garden, which contributes to the relaxing atmosphere. Caters for family, couples or individuals. Centrally situated in Knysna. Friendly hosts, Marion and David, who goes the extra mile to make you feel comfortable and at home. We will definately...

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your super review - it made our day! We so enjoyed meeting you all - especially your sons, who are perfect gentlemen & restored our faith in the youth of today! We very much hope to welcome you back as true 'Armadillo Amigos' one day soon.

Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 6 October 2013

we stayed 3 nights in the studio 2 and had an excellent stay and a beautiful view into the garden. David and Marion are very nice and helpful , perfect hosts . we enjoy every minute with them and say, thanks a lot for the hospitality. we can't await to come again

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a wonderful review - thank you so much! We're so pleased that you liked the Armadillo & we certainly enjoyed getting to know you & having some really interesting conversations. We look forward to welcoming you both back to Knysna in the not too distant future.

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

My husband and I stayed at Armadillo Studios for just 2 nights this April. The house is purpose built with the studios being set beneath the main house, within the privacy and quiet of the gardens.Our studio was large and comfortable with sofa, a fully equipped kitchenette and separate shower room and toilet. There was free wifi connection and all...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your great review, we really appreciate it. So sorry if the condensation on the windows was a nuisance but, unfortunately, the nights were unseasonably cold during your stay! When the warmth of the room combines with the cold of the glass, condensation just happens & there's not much we can do about it. We don't...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We stayed two nights at the Armadillo Studios in December 2012, and received a warm welcome from our hosts Marion and David. Our studio overlooked a beautiful, interestingly-planted garden which allowed each studio privacy. The sparkling, clean pool was inviting. The studio was comfortable and spacious with an African flavour. It was clean and had good facilities and wifi connection....

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St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We spent a wonderful relaxing 3 weeks in Studio 3. This spacious unit has a large open plan lounge/kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms. Everything is in excellent condition and it is really well equipped. We particularly enjoyed being able to do a braai on our own patio most evenings. The garden and pool area is secluded and very...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million for this super & very comprehensive review - we're still blushing! We're so glad we were able to help you out with your medical problem during your stay & very grateful that you gave our housekeeper Dorothy (Dotty) a mention. She's a vital member of our little team and was thrilled to see her name 'in lights'!...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We had 5 days at the beginning of March.We had planned to be self sufficient but after one breakfast, forgot that idea and just enjoyed the excellence and variety of Marion and David's morning presentations.The location is good for the town of Knysna and nearby golf courses . The rooms are clean and bright and the pool and garden amenities...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a great review - thank you so very much. It was lovely getting to know you both & share a nice round of golf. Most of all, we were impressed with your wide knowledge of the varied birdlife in this part of the world and so glad you enjoyed your trip to Birds of Eden in Plett. Hope we...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in tranquil, landscaped surroundings, close to Knysna & Pezula Golf Clubs, The Heads, town centre and Waterfront, Armadillo Studios offers the last word in affordable luxury. Our 4-star accommodation (B&B or self-catering) comprises spacious guest suites with stylish bathrooms, mini kitchens, lounge areas with flatscreen DSTV, DVD & hi-fi, private entrances, off street parking and patios overlooking our beautiful gardens with pool, sun deck, lapa and guest braai. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Armadillo Studios

Address: 15 Lindsay Street | Hunters Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $135 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All 3 apartments have a terrace and a wonderful view into the beautiful garden!”
  • Armadillo Studio No. 3 (brandnew rooms, very decorative!)
, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All appartments are good”
Dean9962, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Depends on the size in your party and the size of room that you want. All have the same views and have a patio.”
jonnoDevon, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All units looked fantastic, there are three and all are different sizes. I had the smallest unit (it is still big) which is perfect for two people. The bigger units have a kitchen so if you want to do your own cooking then you would need to go for them.”
nzchinagirl, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There is only three studios so book early.”
N6507UDanneb, 12 Jan 2014 | Read review
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