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    Bamboo the Guesthouse

    No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Overview
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    • Average4%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 6 November 2013

    garden is super, owner very friendly, nice rooms, good location to explore Knysna and its attractions, would recommend this guest house for family or friends and couples, not really for business though

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    Thank Klaudia B
    Response from Jaynie C, Manager at Bamboo the GuesthouseResponded 23 November 2013

    Hello from all at Bamboo, thank you so very much for your great review, we appreciate all feedback, its good to know we are doing the right thing! We hope you and your friends will come back another time!

    Reviewed 17 October 2013

    This was our second time around at Bamboo, and it was just perfect. Again, excellent tranquil room and surroundings with everything we could have asked for. Staff were all out helpful, welcoming and friendly. We will be back for sure!

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    Thank Steve S
    Response from Jaynie C, Owner at Bamboo the GuesthouseResponded 18 October 2013

    It was awesome seeing you guys again Steve........it always takes two to tango.......and you guys certainly played your part!

    Reviewed 16 October 2013

    I love this place!! Its exactly what I want when I go on vacation, a great colorful place to stay with amazing host and a great atmosphere:) If you are in Knysna this is the place to be... It is a hidden away gem, and...More

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    Response from Jaynie C, Owner at Bamboo the GuesthouseResponded 18 October 2013

    High praise indeed Bente - many thanks! As always you play a major role in bringing Bamboo closer to heaven!

    Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

    I stayed here last week for 3 nights with my husband. We booked through booking.com at short notice for 2 nights and liked it so much that we stayed a third night. The place is very unique- many would call it quirky but I felt...More

    Thank Fangdoc
    Response from Jaynie C, Owner at Bamboo the GuesthouseResponded 18 October 2013

    Delicious braai and memorable but awful pink shots?!? Definitely on the quirky and laid back side of the tracks! Many thanks for staying the extra night - and the fantastic company!

    Reviewed 5 October 2013

    staff were extremely friendly. place was neat and tidy. food was delicious! really easy to think the staff were friends that I'd known for a long time! I loved the "honesty" bar. reallyjustgoes to show how theydon't operate with a commercial mindset! if you like...More

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    Thank Ssu Yao H
    Response from Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the GuesthouseResponded 18 October 2013

    Thank you for your kind words! Great to hear you enjoyed yourselves and felt at home!

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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
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$52 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    "upstairs bedrooms make you feel you're in a tree house"
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    "They are all different and all have a jungle type view. Ask for an updated room."
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    "If you need any particular room just ask Janine and she will accommodate you just fine"
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