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Knysna Country House

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kent
Reviewed 17 April 2012

The stars of the show here are Eric and Ypie who run the guesthouse, they are professional and very friendly going out of their way to help you. Two of our party forgot their passports in the room safe and only remembered once we were half way back to Cape town! Erik quickly arranged for them to be couried to...

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London
Reviewed 11 April 2012

Thanks to Ypie and Eric for a wonderful stay in December and fantastic advice on our exploration of the Garden Route - the Sweaty Dutchman rules! A great place - clean, comfortable, and quiet, and a great breakfast!

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NY
Reviewed 8 April 2012

It is hard to think of anything to criticize about this place. The properly is beautiful and very well kept, the rooms are lovely and Ypie and Eric were incredibly accommodating in ways that were unexpected (eg. preparing us a take away breakfast the day we left at 6:30 AM), and very appreciated. We would recommend it without hesitation to...

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München
Reviewed 3 April 2012

We arrived 8 p.m. in February 2012. We was happy to get the last room. The room was ok for one night. Not very much space, but very friendly service, good breakfast and a very nice terrace.

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Rouen, France
Reviewed 29 March 2012

After a long rive from Cape Town, we were warmly welcome in this very confortable and well decorated guest house. On our request a braai was set in front of our veranda in a lush garden and enought salads and vegs to feed an army prepared by Ypie was the perfect side dish to our boereworst. Real pity we only...

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2012

nice house/rooms where a friendly and efficient staff takes good care of you

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2012

We stayed for three days and nights in Knysna and I definitely would recommend this accomodation. The place is quiet and safe and still close to the waterfront and the heads. Erik and Ypie are wonderful hosts - always so nice and friendly without ever beeing importunate.Ypie is also a certified guide for the area and was thus very helpful...

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Killinchy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2012

We stayed at the Knysna Country House in February 2012 and had a most enjoyable 5 days with Eric and Ypie. It is located near the Heads but is a convenient safe area of Knysna with secure car parking. The friendly efficiency was immediately apparent when we arrived and the accommodation in the self catering ground floor apartment was "just...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Knysna Country House. Ypie, Erik and Kate are excellent hosts - we could not have asked for anything more. Our stay was short but we would have been happy to stay for longer. Friends who had also stayed at Knysna Country House had recommended it to us. We stayed in the thatched cottage by...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2012

just returned from Knysna country House and had a wonderful trip with two daughters. Ypie and Eric couldn't bemore helpful and freindly- girls enjoyed the pool and the breakfasts were lovely. Thank you very much hope to see you again!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Knysna Country House, situated in the wooded suburb of Hunters Home, is only minutes away from the Knysna and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna, on the scenic Garden Route alongthe Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. The spacious and sunny balcony overlooking the large swimming pool is the ideal place to enjoy the rich bird life and views over the Knysna Lagoon, town and distant mountains. Only 9 rooms, knowleagable, multi-lingual hosts and friendly and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

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Address: 30 Fraser Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €57 - €100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms with balcony facing directly to the view will be great, but it may offred at higher price”
 of 5 bubbles limwiehan, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“standard rooms are noisy - you hear every single move of the other room next door.”
 of 5 bubbles Mada1234, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main part.”
 of 5 bubbles Liza_Blackman, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views will be rooms 5 and up!”
 of 5 bubbles Anneke_botha, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the luxury rooms, the little extra is so worth the view.”
 of 5 bubbles IndigoSoulStar, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
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