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    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

    Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$142
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          US$142
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          Overview
          • Excellent82%
          • Very good14%
          • Average2%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “knysna lagoon” (36 reviews)
          “jacuzzi bath” (17 reviews)
          “lagoon suite” (6 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Bar/Lounge
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          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 6 days ago

          What a lovely place. We stayed for our wedding anniversary and pleased with our choice. The excellent views, friendly staff and wonderfully decorated and thoughtful layout of the units for a romantic weekend. Recommended!!!

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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          after a long day of driving we climbed up the hilly narrow lane, to find a real hide away not just for elephants. charming large room with a large size balcony overlooking the lagoon. it was our first journey ever to Africa, and it felt...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          This is a beautiful lodge with magnificent views. Friendly staff and the breakfasts were excellent. It is a wonderful lodge to stay at as it is in the nature away from the crowds of Knysna. The accommodation caters for everything. The service cannot be faulted....More

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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We have stayed in the family suite several times now at this stunning picturesque getaway! It is a family favourite. I feel like i've been to the spa after staying here...it is just so relaxing, luxurious, breathtakingly beautiful and the service and food is amazing....More

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          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Stunning , Amazing food and people , we will def come again and tell other friends and family members Beautiful Views - and nature surroundings , quite and peaceful - so its very relaxing Service was excellent,

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$120 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Knysna
          • Also Known As
          • Elephant Hide Of Knysna Guest Hotel Knysna
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          11sammyb
          Is there food available at the guest house? Dinner for example.
          2 May 2017|
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          Response from Elephanthide | Property representative |
          We serve breakfast and do have a cheese platter option for lunch or dinner.
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          "I think the rooms are all stunning but we always stay in the family suite"
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          "Ask for a lagoon facing room if available"
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          "Front end rooms, are the best for viewing the lake /lagoon."
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          "Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove."
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