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Knysna Castles

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Getting there is a little bit of a challenge but worth it to see the quirky unique residences situated on a beautiful sandy bay. You first take the gravel road passing the unfortunate townships on either side then further on down to a parking lot where the usual attendant looks after your car. You then walk down a footpath and...

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East London
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Our family have lived in nearby Knysna for about 40 years and I first visited Noetsie as a young man and have always enjoyed the unspoiled and idyllic setting. Noetzie is a pristine, secluded beach which lies in a hidden bay bordered by the lush forest of the Sinclair Nature Reserve on one side and the fynbos landscapes of Pezula...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We were a large family party staying in Craighross Castle right on Noetzie Beach. This is a stunning location on a beautiful beach. The accommodation was generally very good but there were a few obvious things missing. On the terrace which has fantastic views there were only 4 sun beds. Not a problem for our party but might be for...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Craighross Castle is without a doubt one of the most special places we have ever stayed. What a privilege it was to have such spacious well appointed accommodation in such a unique and stunningly beautiful location. While we were there the entire Noetzie beach was ours, and ours alone for most of the day, and totally deserted from after 5pm...

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 20 November 2015

As a group of 10 people with some of us participating in the Knysna Forest Marathon, we needed accomodation which is always tricky around that time as the marathon attracts lots of visitors. We soon realised it would work out more or less the same price as a 'normal' b&b, if we would all stay together in gorgeous Lindsay Castle,...

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Guelph
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We spent 10 days at Craighross Castle with our 20 something children. It was an amazing experience - waking up to the beautiful sunrise over the beach, the surf sounds all days and the dark starlit skies at night. Bedrooms with full ensite were large and comfortable. Kitchen and dining facilities were first rate and were used for about half...

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 8 August 2010

We had an amazing time at this unique location and property. The whole place is eco friendly, using rain water and solar power. The building materials are sorced locally and the atmosphere is magical. There is a large beach and gentle lagoon and tons to do close by. We appreciated management's kind service.

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2Thank Craighross
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2009

We absolutely loved walking along the beach to get to the castle. As we rounded the corner we saw Lindsay Castle on what is practically its own private beach. The room was fantastic as the views are sensational. It was a large room with lovely old furniture. It had been prepared beautifully. We sat and looked out our window and...

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2Thank janspro
Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 December 2008

I booked this venue as my honeymoon location and can safely say it was the best decision ever. Those looking for a classic hotel experience will be disappointed but frankly it is not marketed as such. The room had the most breathtaking view anyone could ask for. Jean and Alan were the perfect hosts and the food was superb, wholesome...

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5Thank GMB1974
South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2008

As a regular trip advisor writer, I had the pleasure of meeting the new managers at Lindsay Castle this weekend. In fact we were walking along the beach - being quizzy and Alan the manager drove past us. Thinking we were in trouble for trespassing, we were surprised to his reaction at us staring up the driveway - 'Would you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Address: Noetzie 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Noetzie
Price Range: €88 - €147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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