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Candlewood Lodge

8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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  • 5 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 1 week ago
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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed three nights at the Candlewood Lodge. We both agreed it was the nicest place we have ever stayed in. It is beautifully decorated and has a beautiful view of Knysna. Ines and Andi were so helpful in giving us information to make the most out of our time. Our stay will forever be remembered for...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My only problem with our 4 night stay at Candlewood is that it wasn't long enough! Ines and Andi are perfect hosts and cannot do enough for you to make your stay comfortable. The rooms are comfortable, tastefully decorated and the grounds are beautiful. They have perfected the small touches and all who work there are delightful. Its a perfect...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was fenomenal! Ines and Andi are wonderful hosts! They will do everything to make your stay unforgettable. From the welcoming to the departure, they make you feel like a real VIP! They take care of so many details that makes your stay extraordinary! They will do anything to make your stay as much as comfortable. You can...

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Rebstein, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful stay. The guest house, Ines and Andy, the staff it was just a great holiday. It started in the morning at breakfast time with a nice starter and ended at night with a bedtime story. Everything was comfortable and cosy and just too bad that holidays are ending sometimes and you have to say goodbye....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serendipitously we actually cancelled a booking at another guest house to come to Candlewood although I had my reservations about "pictures being deceiving". We were bowled over at the minute attention to details, from ensuring we had access to restaurants that only the locals would know about, to a formal induction with some home made ice tea (yum) to bedtime...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Candlewood Lodge is a superb guest house in Knysna. Ines and Andreas, the hosts, have thought of absolutely everything to ensure your stay with them is fantastic. The location is about a 25 minute walk down to the waterfront, or a very short drive, and has great views over Knysna and Thessen Island. The whole guesthouse was refurbished and redesigned...

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CTRE9620
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you arrive at Candlewood Lodge, you immediately realize how truly special this place is. Ines and Andy are consummate hosts that exceed any and all expectations you may have. Every detail beautifully thought out, attentiveness without being overbearing, gorgeous views, luxurious rooms and delicious food. The best B & B experience I've had ever. Thank you!

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Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful. Hosts are very friendly. They want to help to make it a excellent holliday. Rooms are clean and nice. View is terriffic. We were invited to joint the sundown with an nice glas of wine and with oysters. Excellent.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never rate Hotel & Restaurants but this time I just have to. Me and my friend had three absolute stunning nights at this wonderful lodge. We felt very welcome from the beginning. Andy & Ines are great hosts and delighted to help wherever they can. We were amazed about the tasteful decoration inside out. We just loved it. it's...

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Belgium
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It's difficult to find words that haven't already been said about Candlewood Lodge. We stayed for 5 nights from December 01, and we can't find even the slightest niggle. It was just fantastic. We had a marvellous room (Sea) overlooking the lagoon. The views were just stunning, and the sunsets equally amazing. We really are struggling to praise this place...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury accommodation in Knysna, Candlewood Lodge bed and breakfast in Knysna overlooks the famous Knysna Lagoon with stunning views and luxurious accommodation. The accommodation offered by Ines and Andreas Merz at Candlewood Lodge is five star (5 star) rated by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and the AA. This luxurious Knysna bed and breakfast enjoys unsurpassed views straight through the heads and the Knysna lagoon to the Indian Ocean. The accommodation comprises six superbly appointed double en suite rooms and one family suite, a separate guest dining area and outdoor patio, large pool and spa. There are many activities to enjoy in Knysna not least of which are the numerous golf courses, horse riding, sailing and gastronomic pleasantries abundant in the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlewood Lodge

Address: 8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $137 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Candlewood Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Al rooms are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles luciaeschenmoser, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea. Double room with king bed and the most fantastic views over the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles BelgianPeter, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the rooms on the first floor for incredible views of the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles LancashireLass44, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We didn't have a room with a view of the lagoon, but we still loved staying here”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingLou, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Either a quiet garden view or the sea view, both had their pros.”
 of 5 bubbles Harafarms, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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