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    Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa

    1 Old Cape Road | Simola, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent55%
    • Very good26%
    • Average9%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “golf course” (75 reviews)
    “orchid room” (7 reviews)
    “knysna heads” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
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    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf course
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 210 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Wonderful location and a world class view of the Heads and Knysna. Apartment excellent. Breakfast buffet in restaurant very poor for a 5 star hotel and we were there a week. Lack of variety and same old food put out everyday for a week

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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Next time please inform guest in advance about other activities that take place at the hotel to avoid confusion. However, the stay was fantastic, would like to stay the whole week next time, kids and wife were impressed.More

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    Response from SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & SpaResponded 4 days ago

    Good afternoon Mr Mullins Thanks very much for your review I apologise for the Hotel being extremely busy on Saturday Evening with the Phantom Night Run. We did fail to inform our in house guest in advance about the Night race taking place over Oyster...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Was super nice to be back at Simola. The grounds are still well looked after and the weather played along nicely. A perfect weekend get away. Knysna has many restaurants so you are spoilt for choice. The burnt landscape was horrific to see. By our...More

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    Response from SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Good afternoon Juneo Thanks for your review. Simola Hotel & Golf Estate was very fortunate to have very little damage on the Estate. As you have seen it is mostly the rough that was burn and some damage down at the river. We have had...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Simola took my breath away. We arrived late and the staff was ever so friendly. The food at the restaurant was magnificent as well as the service. Our room was spectacular but a little bit cold. The only thing I missed the entire weekend was...More

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    Response from SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Good afternoon Annekee Thank you very much for the lovely review. It is always nice to receive such positive feedback. I am sorry to hear that you did not have a blanket in your room. These should be placed in all the cupboards (shame you...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had a wonderful time. Only this that the property is away from the bay. When i called asking if i could be picked up from bay to return back, i was told to find a taxi & return. My suggestion is the hotel shd have...More

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    Response from SimolaGM, General Manager at Simola Hotel Country Club & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Good morning Mr/Mrs Thank you for your review. You are correct, The hotel is 6 km from the centre of town. As we are a Hotel & Golf Estate. The Hotel does assist with Transfers on request if it is done well in advance. Unfortunately...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Golf course
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$201 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Knysna
    • #12 Family Hotel in Knysna
    • #16 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
    • Also Known As
    • Simola Hotel And Spa ,
    • Simola Hotel Knysna
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    542Kenneth
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from SimolaGM | Property representative |
    Good morning Mrs Myers Thank you or your message. We indeed to have a reservation for you. It is in the B - block, upstairs with a lagoon facing view. We look forward in welcoming you back at Simola. Kind regards Linda
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    manishberiwala
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from SimolaGM | Property representative |
    Good afternoon Sir, A Luxury suit consists of 2 bedrooms, with on-suit bathroom, lounge and kitchen. It can comfortably sleep 4 pax. Knysna has a lot to offer, A Beautiful Spa & Gym, Heated swimming pool for in house... More
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    542Kenneth
    21 January 2017|
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    Response from Janus_Schoeman |
    Dear Jean Most certainly. Kindest Janus
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    Room Tips
    "ask for a room with views over Knysna Lagoon from the whole terrace."
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    "We were in Suite 6, but I would imagine all the suites have amazing views. Don't know about the hotel..."
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    "Be sure to book a luxury suite to ensure a 5 star experience"
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    "Take a room with a view. It worth every Rand."
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