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    Bamboo the Guesthouse

    No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent67%
    • Very good26%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the owners” (39 reviews)
    “guest house” (27 reviews)
    “two nights” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 406 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    Lovely relaxing place to wind down after the Karoo to Coast cycle race. Well equiped cottage, comfortable and well placed in Knysna to easily get to restaurants, but not be stuck in the town's bustle.

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    Thank Q5525ZGmartinw
    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    This is a hidden gem..a home.away from.home.. Such warm people...the manager is soo.sweet ☺️ Have to come back here again. Vegetarian breakfast options.frm.my.friends was a.little limited...but other than that..its spectacular 👌

    Thank parekhnirajparekh
    Reviewed 13 August 2017

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Tropical setting. The rooms were a little dated and bohemian, and facilities basic. Could not get a hairdryer and wifi only available in main reception area which was very inconvenient. On the plus side they...More

    Thank SonjaB60
    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    The Bamboo Guesthouse is conveniently situated close to town and most of the trail runs. The family room which my friends and I shared was basic but comfortable. Good value, includes great breakfast, for a brief stay away.

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    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Left it a little late to book our accommodation on a busy Knysna weekend - so wasn't sure what we were in for. What a treat it was. A beautiful oasis. The hosts were amazingly friendly and efficient. The rooms were beautiful. Was very disappointed...More

    Thank ALTaylorZA
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$52 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    Room & Suite (70)
    Dining (17)
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    "If you need any particular room just ask Janine and she will accommodate you just fine"
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