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    Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

    4 Queen Street | Lower Central, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good25%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Pool
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Warm and homely place to stay! The owners are very helpful with everything and Fraser is just a cutie! I stayed at the dorm in the attic of the building and I had lots of space and the beds had lockers too, great small breakfast...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We were welcomed really nicely and just had an awesome time at Jembjos. What was positive about my stay: + very friendly staff + super clean + Lot of help with tour booking + safe and comfy + nice rooms + good kitchen with everything...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Small but comfortable room. Friendly staff/owners Simple but good complimentary breakfast. Easy to find, garage available, and it's locate close to the waterfront, brewery, etc, but in very quiet place.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a great stay at Jembjos Knysna Lodge! Safe Parking, nice rooms with good basic breakfast (Toast, Egg, Fruits), great garden and very helpful owners. Within a 10-minutes-walk you can reach the harbour with great restaurants:)

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    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    You get what you pay for, cleanliness is extra! We visited friends in Knysna during our holiday as we currently stay in NZ. We chose this property as we wanted convenient location and simple accommodation with no frills. We were disappointed with the level of...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$9 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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