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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

We had the most phenomenal 2 night stay at Knysna Stays. The room was absolutely incredible - modern and spacious with a walk in closet and a stunning bathroom!! You couldn't ask for more. The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful!! Nothing was too much for Rose, who greeted us when we arrived and also assisted us during our stay.... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Dear Lisa & Russel, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that the difficulties with your car battery did not spoil your time here in Knysna. I was glad to find that the local garages went out of their way to assist you quickly as you only had a short amount of time available to explore... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2012

I stayed at this guest night for a couple of nights and really wish I could have stayed longer. I arrived late at night and was met by the owner, Lloyd Carter and his delightful wife Trish. Lloyd is an incredibly caring and warm host who cannot seem to do enough for his guests. It seems to me that his... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Dear David, Thank you so much for writing this top class review. The energy and detail you have included makes us here at Knysna Stays feel extremely proud and honoured that we can perform to your requirements and were able to make your stay in Knysna so memorable. We can't wait to see you here again in Knysna . Hopefully... More 

Mermaid Waters, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2011

We spent a night at Knysna stays and it was just wonderful, the rooms are beautiful and staff very helpful. Breakfast was lovely with so many options, we sat by the pool and enjoyed the lovely weather. Lloyd is lovely, very helpful and and the gentleman who checked us in (sorry i cant remember his name) was so helpful, his... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. Lloyd , Trish , and all the staff at Knysna Stays feel deeply proud and honoured to read such an excellent review . It gives the team great confidence and enthusiasm going into 2012. Happy New Year to you both from Lloyd and the team at Knysna Stays. More 

London
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

This is the perfect place to base yourself for exploring Knysna. It offers excellent value for money, conveniently located, modern, well equipped, great breakfasts and very helpful and friendly staff. The owner, Lloyd, was even kind enough to pack snacks and water for us in a cool pack to take on a forest walk. Restaurants we visited that are recommended... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Thank you for kind words and taking the time to write this positive review . It is so nice to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and explored this stunning and diverese area Knysna . We hope we may have the pleasure of seeing you in Knysna again in the future. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year... More 

London
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2011

A very comfortable guesthouse within easy reach of Knysna Quays with every amenity where the genuine warmth of the hospitality really stood out. A very comfortable room and a delicious breakfast helped make our brief stay very pleasant indeed. We stayed for 1 night on 4 December 2011. Lloyd Carter went out of his way to make us feel welcome.... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feed back and taking the time to write a review for us. We hope we may have the pleasure of seeing you both in Knysna again, maybe you may have longer and have the chance to spend more time in this stunning area of the garden route. Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New... More 

Canada
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Reviewed 18 December 2011

We stayed at Knysna Stays for 4 nights and wished it could have been longer. The property is first class, well located and secure. The rooms are tastefully decorated, spacious, clean and have wonderful views of the lagoon. The service from Lloyd, Trish and their team could not have been better and provided us with a very relaxing stay. Breakfast... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review of Knysna Stays Guest House. It was such a priviledge to meet you both and hear about your travel experiences all around the world and your vast knowledge of nature and wild life.I so enjoyed our tour and I hope I managed to guide you both to the right places to enable... More 

London
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2011

We stayed in this lovely guest house for 3 nights and wish we stayed longer. We traveled with our 6 months old baby and had a brilliant time. The owners, Lloyd and Trish were extremely friendly and couldn't do enough for us, advising us on places to visit and eat. Rose, the duty manager was ever so helpful and very... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Dear Martin & Radka, We are thrilled that your family enjoyed your stay with us at Knysna Stays so much. We hope we will have the pleasure of seeing you all again here in Knysna one day. Martin , hopefully next time you visit us we can play golf at Simola, I know how much you enjoy your golf especially... More 

Belfast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2011

I recently stayed with my wife for 2 nights with Lloyd and his team. The property has been finished to the highest of standards throughout and makes for a very comfortable stay. Everything about our stay was first class. We were greeted by Rose and her team who made us feel right at home and Lloyd also goes the extra... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Dear Larry & Emma, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us , and we really appreciate that you have taken the time to write this review for us. Have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year, from Lloyd & all at Knysna Stays Guest House. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

We stayed for 3 nights in The Knysna and our only complaint is having to leave. The establishment is spotlessy clean and obvioulsy loved by the owners and staff who all took great care of our needs. The rooms were large and very comfortable with spacious well equiped bathrooms. The breakfast was served by the pool and was perfect. Rose... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Dear Jackie & David, we are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us celebrating David's special Birthday .My staff and I enjoyed the laughter and fun with you and your friends during your stay . We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you in Knysna again when you return. Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year... More 

Ghent, Belgium
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131 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Knysna Stays is definitely a good place to stay at while you're in Knysna. It's located in a quiet street but it's still near the city center. The staff takes their job really serious and try all they can to make your stay unforgettable. Go there and you'll notice yourself. Upon arrival, we got a free upgrade to a better... More 

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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review

Thank you Ann for taking the time to write this positive review we value the opinions and feedback of all our guests especially experienced travellers like yourselves. Lloyd and all the team at Knysna Stays wish you a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Knysna Stays has been newly built and furbished to create the perfect place to stay whilst you explore Knysna and it's beautiful surroundings. If you are looking for a holiday destination that provides endless opportunity for the whole family this is the destination to travel to. Knysna Stays can offer you stylish accommodation with excellent facilities, but can also ensure the right direction to suit your preferred requirements. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Stays

Address: 25 Old Toll Road | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €65 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Stays 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had room with balcony which was great.”
 of 5 bubbles GeorginaP21, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some daytime traffic noise when out on balcony but not apparent in bedroom with patio door shut. Quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles pollyb869, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites are great”
 of 5 bubbles UMANGGOSSAIN, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Chat to the owner Lloyd he will sort out your needs”
 of 5 bubbles briansmith0123, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Broom19, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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