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The Russel Hotel

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#15 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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Crosby
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The walls are so thin could not sleep as the people next door u could here them all night ,the taps the toilet been flushed then to top it they were cooking in there room the whole floor was stinking ,we did not sleep the whole night with the noise they were making and the toilet been flushed ,no lifts...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

great staff attitude, friendly and effective. Breakfast service especially welcoming... All in all worthwhile stop on our journey. Location fine for us, rooms were comfortable and clean, spec generally good...

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Bad Aibling, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed one night in this very nice and friendly hotel on our trip to Addo elephant park. The breakfast was very good, and freshly prepared, the stuff very friendly! Rooms are nice, the hotel is very quiet.

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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great taym as a family, the staff was very much hospitable and helpful, especially the manager and the slim light-in-complexion lady with afro hair.The breakfast was very nice, enjoyable, and on-point all the way.

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Knysna
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is old, but very clean with amazing staff. The breakfast was good and the staff really went out of their way to see to our needs. . It is walking distance from town. Also with safe and secure parking.

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Knysna
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean hotel with great service and the breakfast was very tasty! The hotel is located in a heart of the town and all the main attractions are easily accessible. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Parking is limited but they are very accommodating and will organise something.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

very spacious and located close to shops and sight seeing activities they served and extraordinary breakfast in the mornings and have all the coffee making facilities in the rooms . very comfy beds if I could add

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is otherwise good for economical travellers .. but avoiding ordering thru Mercy the waitress..she is a confused person.. nothing came as ordered ..we had to wait more than an hour and half for regular menu order of tomato cheese sandwiches and rest of our order was server without breads .total chaos.

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Bloemfontein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at reception are very efficient and friendly. We enjoyed our stay very much. I would suggest that the area where the couch is near the stairs be cleaned up and the dirty old carpet rather be thrown away as that does not create a good first impression. The breakfast was super !

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Knysna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will would go visit many times to visit. Everything within easy reach. Layback life no rush. I would encourage people to visit it. The rates are very reasonable. Though you are a 3 Star Hotel, But I rate you as 5 Five Star for the treatment we got.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Russel Hotel

Address: Corner Long, Graham & Unity Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €51 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Russel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Knysna
#6 Business Hotel in Knysna
#10 Family Hotel in Knysna
#11 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“a little gem between gemstones”
 of 5 bubbles divan13horn, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very good budget hotel”
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“First floor as we can view the surroundings but not beyond this - as there are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles sundaramp2015, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles JanetW225, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“if you have big bags the ground floor is great as you are near the exit”
 of 5 bubbles ch0c0late121, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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