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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is absolutely nothing bad I can say about the Alexander, and that is almost impossible for me!! Really, it's perfect. Rooms are enormous and luxurious, with everything you need and more, including private terrace with beautiful views of the ocean crashing beneath you. There is free shuttle service into "town" if you need it and complimentary treats, including a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived to the second we left the hospitality was impeccable. Wayne, Travis and every member of the team really went the extra mile to ensure that our stay was relaxed and enjoyable. The Alexander is a stunning property that is luxuriously decorated and its amazing location affords spectacular ocean views. Welcome drinks and providing transport to/from... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Boris, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. It was such a pleasure meeting you and Kirsty and welcoming you both. We enjoy reading guests reviews and yours is no exception. Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your visit to Knysna. We trust that you have taken... More 

Den Bosch, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had a wonderfull stay at the Honeymoon Suite. The staff made our days unforgetable in every way! The view over the des from our tub was incredible. We really will come back to this wonderfull location ! Thnx Wayne,Travis and the others!!

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna, and thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We certainly look forward to being of service to you in the future and welcome the opportunity to welcome... More 

Mol, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather was not that good but Wayne and Travis made the sun shine in their lovely Alexander Guesthouse. Beautiful location, warm welcome (even a free bottle ofAlexander red wine). Two friendly professionals in a lovely setting. We had the smallest room but stil big enough with a private sun terrace, and very tastefully decorated. Breakfast was marvellous and the... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Guy, Thank you for submitting your review of The Alexander House, Knysna, stay. It was a pleasure welcoming you and Judith to The Alexander House, Knysna. We are so terribly sorry that the weather was not co-operating but very happy to learn that you stay was enjoyable after all. We certainly look forward to being of service to... More 

Vancouver
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alexander was one of the highlights of our Garden Route honeymoon trip. We stayed in the Oyster Room and the Royal Honeymoon Suite. Both were luxurious and complete with everything you can possibly ask for - spacious bathrooms with his and her sinks, built-in speakers, beds that feel like clouds, heated towel racks, bath salts for a relaxing bath,... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Hello FrizzyFrosty ;), Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We always appreciate reading our guests reviews and your is no exception. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for allowing us to be a part of your Honeymoon. We look forward to... More 

Johannesburg
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW!! There are no words to describe our wonderful weekend at The Alexander. From the minute the booking was made until we checked out we were treated with the most unbelievable service ever. We stayed in the Pilots view Penthouse Suite which came with a view to fall in love with. Breakfast was definitely a highlight. For anyone wanting that... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Natalie, Thank you for taking the time to review your weekend getaway at The Alexander House, Knysna. We appreciate the kind words and are very happy to have been able to facilitate some quality time for you and your hubby, Stewart. It was an absolute pleasure having you both stay with us and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very nice stay. Our room had a view direct on the sea, excellent to relax, A very fine breakfast, and unique tips where to eat. All the staff was very friendly, and we fully enjoied our stay. Hope to come back.

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Hello Hanspeter, It was a pleasure welcoming you and Ursula to The Alexander House, Knysna, and hosting you during your visit to Knysna, South Africa. We hope to welcome you back someday soon and wish you both well. Kind regards, From The Alexander House Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable in all aspects. From the moment we got there we were treated like royalty. The room was unbelievable and the views simply breathtaking! The staff were truly awesome and always willing to help at anytime! Could have stayed there for another week! Best birthday celebration ever! Thanks Travis ,Wayne,Memory, Daniel, Themba and all the staff who were not seen... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Terry, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay on TripAdvisor. We appreciate reading our guests reviews and are delighted that you and Rui enjoyed your weekend stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you both and welcoming you to The Alexander House, Knysna, for your Birthday celebrations. We hope that you have some... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The setting is divine, the rooms and bathrooms are luxuriously comfortable, and the breakfasts are fantastic. The drive up sets the stage, and walking into the foyer lets you know that you are in an exceptional place.

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Lennard, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to our little paradise, Knysna. It was a pleasure welcoming you and Sonny to The Alexander House, Knysna, and hosting you while you enjoyed Knysna. We trust that you have already enjoyed a couple of wonderful days in Germany with your friends and we wish you safe... More 

Duisburg
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Thank you very very much to Travis and Wayne for the great time in your place. Really everything was out of this world. Specially the friendliness from you guys an d a great breakfast ;-) We also appreciate the service to bring us to the restaurant und pick us up again.

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Roland, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. It was a pleasure welcoming you to The Alexander House and we are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your experience while hosting you for your visit to our small part of paradise, Knysna, S.A. We look forward to being of service... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched in a prime position on the spectacular Knynsa Heads with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from the middle and top decks of the house, The Alexander takes style, ambiance and personal service to new heights. Each of our six suites and rooms has been individually created using lavish furnishings, decorations and objects d’art to provide guests with a uniquely sensual environment for relaxation and recreation. From the moment you are offered a complimentary welcome drink on arrival you can expect to be pampered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Alexander

Address: 30 Glenview Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €102 - €369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Alexander 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are luxurious but the Royal Honeymoon Suite was over-the-top!”
  • Oyster Room
  • View from the bed in the Royal Honeymoon Suite
  • View from the common area lounge and/or the Royal Honeymoon Suite above.
  • Private deck of the Royal Honeymoon Suite
  • Bathroom of the Oyster Room
 of 5 bubbles FrizzyFrosty, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get an upper floor. Don't turn on the fireplace without a window open (and watch the wind off of the Indian Ocean with the window open).”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Royal Honeymoon Suite is worth the splurge”
  • Private Deck
  • Deck
  • Dresser
  • Bathtub
  • Jacuzzi with a view on private deck
  • Corridor
 of 5 bubbles Littlehogger, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Royal suite had a great view, a fireplace, steam shower, big soaking tub, outside jetted tup, incredible decor!”
 of 5 bubbles callwzrd, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the suites have the best view, amoung the rooms the "Amber" has least view...”
 of 5 bubbles fredw707, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
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