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Blue Horizon Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very beautifull guesthouse, with a beautifull and friendly owner from Swiss. BigVery Very Clean rooms, but too hard beds and you cannot make the room dark enough in the morning when the day awake at 5AM. But than is waiting a great and healty breakfast with a fantastic vieuw.

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The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Knysna and we were lucky enough to be in Cambalala. Fantastic view, extensive breakfast, tasteful design. In short, couldn't be better. The owners made us feel very welcome.

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Lemgo, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. Nicely decorated with african touch and swiss cleanliness. Nicole was a perfect host and very helpful assisting us with recommendations and reservations. Great views on the lagoon and Knysny heads.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cambalala lodge is a beautiful small lodge on an absolute top location. The view is priceless, especially from the infinity pool. A wonderful garden. Walking distance to Knysna town ca 15 minutes. All rooms have balconies overlooking the Knysna bay. Host Nicole is very friendly and hospitable. The breakfast is great, hot breakfast on order. Rooms are large with a... More 

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Monchengladbach, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our host, Nicole, gave us a very warm welcome, served a glas of what we wanted, and showed the wonderful location of Cambalala House to us. Its a mixture ogg traditional Africa and modern style, very luxurious and with a breathtaking view on the lagune of Knysna. The terrace with the infiniti pool and the tables for breakfast (which was... More 

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Township experience.. n very new an surprisingly experience.. with everlasting fun.. loveley and real Cambodian food... exelent reception with beautiful sunset over rice fields and buffalo👌🇰🇭 Tour we got from trip Advisor and wil come back with the kids. Antonette Strydom

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

It was amazing experience! All was excellent in this beautiful guest house. The owners are very pleasant and the place is perfect! Knysna is a unforgettable city with fantastics views and landscapes!!

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

A Beautiful place, chic and modern European feel with nice African touches. Very comfortable bed. The service was very good. A great view of Knysna bay On the down side, no divider between the toilet and bedroom, not even a door. I love my partner, bud we also like our privacy when doing our personal business. Felt pricey in comparison... More 

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Mannheim
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Cambalala - we had a very warm welcome with a glass of wine on the terrace, a beautiful room and excellent help and support from Nicole and her husband when we needed it: They gave us restaurant + trip recommendations, helped us to fix trouble with our credit cards and gave us a well-timed... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

We spent four nights at Cambalala and would very happily have spent much longer. Cambalala is situated in a quiet residential area but within walking distance of restaurants and shops in Knysner. The accommodation is immaculate, spacious and beautifully furnished to a very high standard. Each room has its own verandah with seating and access to the stunning garden and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cambalala is a luxury guest house ideally situated in Paradise with magnificent views over the lagoon. This is the perfect place to forget about the rest of the world and lose yourself in South Africa's favourite town. We proudly offer stylish and comfortable accommodation with the very best of service and hospitality. Each of the five double en-suite rooms emphasize comfort and exude style. High quality linen, underfloor heating, minibars, TVs, iPod docking systems, safes, Wi-Fi Internet access and Nespresso machines create suites that are left wanting nothing. Private balconies offer views over the beautiful indigenous garden and clear infinity pool which blends seamlessly with the panoramic lagoon views in the distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambalala

Address: 46 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €117 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cambalala 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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  • Evening view from the garden over the lagoon and Knysna Heads
  • Garden with infinity pool and views over lagoon and Knysna Heads
 of 5 bubbles robinia2014, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are delightful”
 of 5 bubbles Charlotten, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles 207maisiet, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles marcellica, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite was beautiful, but we got a peek at most other rooms and they were all stunning! You can't go wrong”
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