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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at Candlewood lodge in Knysna and were totally overwhelmed. For us it felt like coming home. Ines and Andi are perfect hosts, providing tips and support in all matters. You feel the passion and love in every single detail, be it before, during or after your stay. Every day starts with an incredible good breakfast: fresh...

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Berg, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have travelled to many corners of the world but I have never quite experienced a warmer welcome that we did here at Candlewood Lodge! From the minute we arrived to the very moment that we left almost 2 weeks later, Ines, Andy and their team could not do enough for us. Every little step was taken to make our...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Candlewood Lodge sets the standards for all other guest houses to aspire to. The warmth of welcome from Andreas and Ines and their attention to detail and sincere desire to make your stay as pleasurable as possible is the best we have encountered. The quality of the breakfasts is fantastic and the little stories left every evening just adds to...

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Hawling
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was our favourite stay of our whole trip to South Africa and the attention to comfort and detail could not be bettered. The breakfasts were the best I've experienced anywhere in the world. A must visit place.

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Kufstein, Austria
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We spend 5 days in Candlewood lodge. We travelled over 25 years on business and holiday around the world, but this place with it's lovely owners Iris and Andreas was something we experienced very, very rare. We felt like home with best friends from the first moment. Outstanding delicious breakfast. For sure when we are back in South Africa we'll...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Exceptional stay. Felt more like family members than guests. Rooms were fabulous and beautifully decorated. Finishing touches such as surprise starter at breakfast, cookies and sweets in room were so nice. Even had a rainy day gift... for the one day it rained. Nothing was too much trouble for Ines, Andi and all the staff. Thanks to them for making...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The highlight of our stay in South Africa. Andy and Ines were the perfect hosts with helpful advice on where to eat and to visit. Breakfasts were wonderful and so too were our little evening 'surprised'. One of the very, very few places we have stayed and promised to return.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Ines and Andreas are more then a perfect host Room was clean and breakfast perfect. Lovely staff . Reservations in best restaurants in town. They aim for perfection and they succeed. 10+ for you Bonnie and Roel the netherlands

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Garda
Reviewed 27 January 2017

we had got a warm welcome by Ines and Andi, we stay 3 days during christmas time, have enjoyed an ecxellent Christmas Dinner, see pictures both gave us feeling to be at home...we came as guests and leave like friends we say thanks for great support in sloving our individual travelling problems... rooms are in five star style, very individual...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $141 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Candlewood Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The upstairs rooms have a balcony with fantastic views of the both the lagoon and to the Knysna heads.”
 of 5 bubbles golffish2017, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor room in middle. Fab view and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles PKS753, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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