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    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

    Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    11 - 15 of 373 reviews

    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    We liked this place a lot. The family suite was perfect, a separate room with two beds. The kids spent the first night watching the DVD's they had in there while I rested. Breakfast was always good. Grandparents were staying in the more secluded rooms/lodges...More

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    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    If you dare to withstand some of the most beautiful views and nature drives, if you're able to cope with the most friendly staff and, even more difficult, the best food(!) - then this is the place to go. Stunning views, excellent nature drives though...More

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    Reviewed 16 May 2017

    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!!!

    Thank John C
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    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

    Thank adi48
    Reviewed 8 May 2017

    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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    Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$136 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Knysna
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    11sammyb
    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 all the lodges had a great view. We liked ours (No 7) because it was also very close to the..."
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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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