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Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We first visited the Lodges in 2013 and were satisfied by ours. We revisited it this month, four years later to find that the only thing that had changed was the TV. Whilst the lodges was good value for money for a self-caterer, it was looking tired and in need of some TLC. It was stuck in the 80s. Worst...

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PhantomViewLodges, Booking Administrator at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Phantom View Lodges. All feedback is truly appreciated and finding ways to improve is important to us. The lack of Wi-Fi availability in that area is something we are aware of and we hope to have it available to all our guests in the very near future. Thank you and safe travels.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Lodge no 6 , the bedding and towels were nice and fresh with comfortable beds , we loved the open plan entertainment area leading onto a deck with the most amazing view of the lagoon , we spent many hours on the deck watching the world go by , very peaceful and relaxing. The kitchen was well...

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PhantomViewLodges, booking admin at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time here. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to your return.

Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, well -set up although we did not cook. Washing machine and drying facilities very useful. The lodge with three bedrooms would be excellent for a family. Great balcony and view. Everyting was much as expected. Very quiet and probably a good base for a family holiday.

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Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to welcoming you back again.

south africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

the house we rent got carpet every where instead in the bathroom...old ones. dirty. no vacuum Cleaner available. sofa were sticky. impossible to use the towels after showering, there were like humide. when you are flashing the toilets, the water coming in the pipe was making a very huge noise.

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PhantomViewLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience, and taking the time to review us. Your feedback and comments are appreciated, are very important to us. We have attended to your note on the noisy pipe and the towels. Sorry if we caused you any inconvenience. Thank you and safe travels.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

These large, well equipped units are a pleasure to stay in. The view is spectacular and the location is far enough out of town to get away from the crowds but close enough to access all Knysna has to offer. Having 3 en-suite bathrooms in holiday accommodation is luxury indeed. Phantom View lodges suited our family perfectly .

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PhantomViewLodges, Front Office Manager at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you and your family enjoyed the time here in Knysna. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your return.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The log cabin was very clean, The location excellent with a good view. Good location between Knysna and George. Very close to Buffalo Bay beach.However there was a dripping bath tap downstairs that was very irritating. Plumbing needs attention.

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Thank you for sharing your experience at Phantom View Lodges. All feedback is truly appreciated and finding ways to improve is important to us. Safe travels and hope to have you back in the near future.

Reviewed 19 November 2016

Excellent value for money. Lodge very clean and all rooms have an en suite which makes life vert much easier. Nice view of the lagoon and very private and quite location. All though some lodges have lots of stairs to climb its worthwhile. Will visit again.

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PhantomViewLodges, Rental Accommodation Administrator at Phantom View Lodges, responded to this review

 Thank you so much for the positive feedback. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. This feedback is always welcoming and helpful for future guests. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to your return.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at phantom. The lodge is placed in a perfect location for most attractions and the view from the balcony is just stunning. This is also a good opportunity to use the free of charge washing machine.. On the cons, It was not easy to get hold of the managment for some help like how to use...

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Thank you so much for taking time to review us and that you enjoyed your couple of days, your feedback is always appreciated.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed two nights in the lodges. We hired two for two families. The setting and views are magnificent and the location very convenient. We loved waking up here. Every room has a shower or bathing facility, the kitchen is extremely well equiped.

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Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for the positive feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay.

Bussum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 October 2016

we loved staying in the lodge, lovely view over the lagune from the livingroom, bedrooms and the balcony's, very quiet location, lots of room in the appartment, all you need is available, 15/20 minutes drive from The Heads, which are on the other side of the lagune, not much service because it is self catering

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Thank you for the stunning review. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LODGES INVENTORY Our Lodges have exquisite views of the lagoon and mountains which can be enjoyed from just about anywhere in the Lodge! All Lodges are equipped with; KITCHEN Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Fridge/Freezer Oven/Stove Toaster Coffee plunger Microwave Water Filter tap All required cutlery including braai dish & tongs Ashtrays - (Strictly no smoking indoors, only on balconies) LIVING ROOM Flat Screen TV including a DSTV bouquet Cooling Fan Activities book - Proving our guests with contact details for restaurants and activities in the area as well as all emergency numbers. BEDROOMS ( QUEEN , DOUBLE, 2 SINGLES ) All linen provided + extra blankets Radio & hairdryer Complimentary Tea/coffee Kettle Portable Weber braai (Strictly only charcoal burning) Safety deposit box with unique code which is chosen by the guest (Only available 1 bedroom) Ceiling fans Heater Cupboards BATHROOMS (3 BATHROOMS PER LODGE) Most bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms! Shower OR bath Toilet 2 x basins Soaps Towels provided Toilet paper GUEST FACILITIES Shade-cloth parking bay for each lodge (Please advise if you are traveling with a boat trailer as we have a specific unit with a larger parking space which we would then allocate you to.) Communal swimming pool (Our swimming pool is fenced to ensure safety our young guests.) Laundry room with washing machines and ironing boards (Self use) DAILY CLEANING SERVICE AVAILABLE This service is only provided to our guests; Complimentary service Guests that book 6+ nights will receive a complimentary change of Linen & Towels every 4 - 5 days Daily cleaning service (optional) Please book your service well in advance to give us enough time to arrange cleaning staff required for the day Only week days - Monday to Friday No Weekends or public holidays ( Only by special arrangement ) R75 - Making beds, washing dishes, tidying bathrooms (1 1/2 hours) R250 - Making beds, washing dishes, vacuum, bathrooms & Weber clean (3 Hours) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phantom View Lodges

Address: 27 Phantom River Street | N2 Turnoff, Knysna 6571, South Africa (Formerly Phantom View River Resort)
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €71 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Phantom View Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms have sliding doors that lead onto a deck with a view of the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles Trish352, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some units may not be suitable for the elderly or visitors with limited mobility.”
 of 5 bubbles SantieQ, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Having 1 bedroom off the lounge worked well as we had my 85 year old mother with who then did not need to go up or down stairs everything was on one floor for her.”
 of 5 bubbles mandy829, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Lodge 1 has enough parking space for 2 vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles Hawk321, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Any one of the cottages has a fantastic view over the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles 480BenS, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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