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london
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view from the rooms and dining area is outstanding. All rooms have some form of view of the Heads. Getting to the property is well signed, and involves some tight and steep turns on the final approach. Review your route online in advance if unsure. Limited parking available, so vehicle keys are left with the property to juggle cars...

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Head2014, Owner at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

HI, Thanks for your time to do a review. I would love to have you back and enjoy the fiber that we are going to have from next year. We are looking forward to this upgrade. Thanks for staying with Head over Hills

Johannesburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I enjoyed our stay at Head over Hills, we even extended our stay by an extra day. The views were breath taking, and the hospitality was just as amazing. Thanks to Martin and his team for the lovely service.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Lovely to hear this. We hope that we will see you again Thanks for taking the time to write this review.

Mossel Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing first class place to spend time, looking out over the Indian ocean and the Knysna heads. The accommodation, food and scenery is superb. Whales and Dolphins can be seen from your room.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this kind words. We loved meeting you and hope to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best view of the sea, the knysna heads and all surrounds. We came here as the start of our honeymoon on the garden route and we couldn't have asked for a better hotel. The staff is very well informed and helpful while making us feel like celebrities while there. Best hotel we've stayed at in a long time.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

We are so glad that we could be part of the honeymoon. We loved having you here and hope to see you again

Potchefstroom, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got engaged to my girlfriend @HeadoverHills, service and planning of engagement couldn't have been any beter. Absolutely loved the place and views were exceptional!! Will definitely visit soon. Marius and soon to be Anke Smuts.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It is so lovely to be able to be part of special memory's like this. We loved having you here and doing it for you. Hopefully we will see you on the first anniversary

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a lovely stay at Head Over Hills. The views left me completely breathless. The rooms were very clean and had all the essential items especially in the en-suite bathroom. There was several options for breakfast and the staff even packed a breakfast pack for us on the first day as we left before breakfast times to drive to...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We loved having you stay with us and hope to definitely see you again in the furture.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Great location... stunning views of The Heads and the ocean... awesome service... great bar and wine cellar. Staff is warm and very friendly. They made sure that all our needs were catered for, from dinner reservations to organising oysters for us when we ate in. Did I mention the views? The Pansy Shell room was beautiful, luxurious and cosy with...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful review. We loved meeting you and hope that we will see you again.

Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Small, charming and very familiar atmosphere, with a wonderful view on top of the hill. We stayed every evening at the restaurant in the hotel because it was very good with a fantastic sunset. We will absolutely return!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was wonderful having you stay with us. Thanks for being the perfect guests and we would love for you to return for a next time. Hope to see you soon.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Superbly hosted by staff, it was a special celebration for my wife/I, our 40th wedding anniversary. I requested flowers, sparkling wine etc for the room, and booked a dinner cruise on the lagoon, all done months in advance by the manager, Sulani. Nothing was too much trouble for them to please their guests. Definite recommendation!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We loved having you stay with us and hope to see you again in the future, will have the Peach Royal on standby.

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place and it's owners and staff. They are totally committed to make your visit a great memory. I have been travelling through the world for 32 years but never before seen such a wonderful little hotel and view. I had no idea that you could sit at the end of the world facing the south pool in...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying your stay with us and being such wonderful guest. We love meeting new people and enjoy making their holiday memorable. We would love to meet all your friends so do come and visit us again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Head over Hills is a unique luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop to a well-deserved getaway, honeymoon or to simply take in the splendor of our naturally beautiful location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Head Over Hills

Address: 22 Glen View Road | Coney Glen, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €213 - €602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Head Over Hills 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Most room have great views. The Dolphin room is quite small”
 of 5 bubbles Tiger05, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had Whale Room. A beautiful room with tremendous views.”
 of 5 bubbles whatabeautifulday, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Captains Room has best balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireHiscox, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have sun most of the day.”
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“Whale, Elephant or Captain”
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