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South Villa Guest House

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Wonderful stay at South Villa, Marina and Ronnie always so helpful made our stay in Knysna most enjoyable. Excellent room with private balcony, very clean and super breakfasts! Would definitely stay there for future trips to Knysna.

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Lübeck
Reviewed 14 January 2017

After the very warm welcome we were impressed by the large, bright and modern room. From our balcony we had a wonderful view to Knysna Heads. For breakfast wenn were asked to choose between different beverages, eggs, bread, cereals, joghurts... We didn't find anything to improve.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Greatly located B&B. Situated at the heights of Knysna. The hosts were really friendly and the service was excellent, as well as the breakfast. I was in the place kind of in a rush and the place was very attentive and great to quickly accomodate me. I highly recommend it.

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East London
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Excellent location, lovely breakfast and beautiful room. Had a lovely view of the knysa river and hosts were very friendly and helpfull. Thank you for a lovely stay. Will definately stay longer next time!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My family stayed Christmas Eve for one night and South Villa was amazing. They deserve their high trip advisor star rating and I would recommend staying there for sure! We were greeted as soon as the car pulled up to assist with luggage and check in. The property owner, Marina, warmly greeted us and checked us in quickly. She was...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My husband stayed at the B&B for one night and found the staff to be very friendly. They carried our bags to our room and helped us plan what to do with our day. The room was clean and although it was quite small, it was all we needed for the one-night we stayed. They took our breakfast order the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The place was amazing, it felt like a home away from home. The professional behavior of the staff was a plus for us. Hope to visit the place again soon. It made our experience at Knysa a very pleasant one.

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Parbold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very friendly helpful owner. Everyjthing was lovely and clean. Nice option to be able to have breakfast on the balcony. Was able to walk into town and walk back at night. Some nice restaurants to choose from

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southvilla, Owner at South Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with, we are glad that you enjoy your stay. We are looking forward to the opportunity to welcome you again at South Villa in the near future. South Villa team

Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, Germany
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely accurate guest house. Very clean, nice view and excellent breakfast. Near the lagoon and also not far from Knysna center. There you find a lot of good restaurants. Especially the "34 south ". Enjoy CU splfhrr

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Budapest
Reviewed 4 October 2016

a very elegant, stylist and cosy place to stay, we were on a way from Port E to Cape Town so had a car and it was not a problem for us that this place is not right on the beach but quite close to the Lagoons (with car it was 5/10 mins depending on traffic), owners are very kind...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
South Villa Guest House situated in the tranquil suburb of Paradise, in the town of Knysna. All our rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the Knysna lagoon and Knysna Heads. South Villa is ideally positioned to take advantage of all major attractions in and around Knysna. All rooms are fitted with: TV with DVD, Fully stocked Minibar, Tea and coffee makers, Electronic Safes. Bathroom Amenities: Hair Dryers, Bathrobes & Beach Towels, Queen extra length size beds, all fitted with quality bedclothes and feather comforters and pillows. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Villa Guest House

Address: 22 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €63 - €95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Villa Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Lagoon Facing with Balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles Blueboylf, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have an beautiful view”
 of 5 bubbles RHGuarnieri, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a balcony but the best ones are on top. As you face the building we had the furthest to the right ( number 1 I believe) which had great views.”
 of 5 bubbles PGF31, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Only four rooms here and I assume all are excellent. Some may be bigger than others but all are five star.”
 of 5 bubbles moiSouthampton, 5 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room one was gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff694, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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