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    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

    Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 4 April 2017

    Little boutique or design Hotel situated on a hill with a gorgeous view over the lagoon and valley / staff were friendly and helpful / tasty breakfast / well designed rooms / private parking with roof / no wifi in the room

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    Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

    This was our third hotel during our trip of the Garden Rout. And we were not disappointed with this intimate lodge looking over the Knysna estuary. We received a very friendly/smiley welcome by Fish one of the hides managers. He even went the extra mile...More

    Thank CampbellBass
    Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

    Spacious room - very well appointed with comfortable huge bed. Complicated TV system which Mr Fish very kindly and with good humour sorted out for us. My wife enjoyed the whirl pool bath and we both thought the views from room and breakfast were superb!...More

    1  Thank Robert B
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    Excellent and friendly service, luxurious stay, hot hottub and heated flooring, very comfy bed, delicious breakfast, good view, we were extremely impressed with everything. Private and quiet but still near to Knysna.

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    Thank 44SteveB
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    Tucked away in the hills overlooking Knysna lagoon these lodges are absolutely wonderful with huge picture windows, private balcony and large comfortable beds. Lie in the bath overlooking the stunning view over Knysna lagoon and relax. Breakfast is served in the main lodge building where...More

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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$143 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    • Elephant Hide Of Knysna Guest Hotel 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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