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    Abalone Lodges

    20 Herons Way | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Great holiday,overnight,short/medium term timber framed accomodation with all that you need for self catering at very affordable prices The kitchen has everything that you need from cutlery,crockery,microwave,fridge,small stove ,kettle toaster etc, outside has a braai/barbacue should you want to do so The units come with...More

          Thank Alan J
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Fantastic little place. Super clean, cosy little cottages. Cabiny feel with everything that works. Great value for money too! Very comfortable beds and not too far from main parts of knysna with a water front park only minutes away.

          Thank Thor K
          Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

          My wife and I stayed at the lodge for two nights. We soon learned that we need to take extra precaution about our belongings due to high rates of theft/crime at the lodge. This was disconcerting. The TV and channel variety was also very poor...More

          Thank Duane B
          Reviewed 2 March 2017

          You are away from town so have to drive everywhere. Since kitchen was small and rather useless, you have to eat out, which means driving except for Bosuns Pub which was friendly and reasonable and within walking distance. All locals there. Room a bit of...More

          Thank Dianne219
          Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

          "Tomorrow you will have WIFI" "Tomorrow you will have WIFi" "Tomorrow you will have WIFI" We paid for it. We paid for nothing ! Shame ! The weather in Knysna was good. The golf courses were good. The accommodation Abalone was okay except the WIFI....More

          Thank PieterCzn
          Response from Abalone_Knysna, Manager at Abalone Lodges

          Dear PieterCzn Thank you for your review. We would like to rectify one point (for future potential guests reading these reviews). We offer FREE Wifi - we do not charge guests to use the Wifi. Also, Wifi was available at the office, which we offered...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Price range
          • US$46 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 16
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Knysna
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          Do you have wi fi
          17 July 2016|
          Response from | Reviewed this property |
          Yes but it is not so good and we did not have much luck using it.
          Room Tips
          "We stayed in cabin no.11 and had very good internet. The view was wonderful from our cabin but i think the..."
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          "Advised to choose lodge near office for good wifi connection."
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          "Units appear to be slightly different in layout ie larger balconies and can be opened up to make larger units"
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          "All our rooms of same standard and looked like all cottages had great views - maybe avoid being opposite the..."
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