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Kanonkop Guest House

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We had an amazing time at Kanonkop Guest House! Service was next to none, staff were incredibly friendly and helpful and the property was beautiful. We arrived earlier than expected and a lovely breakfast was provided. Added touch of having a free open bar provided...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic place to stay at. Beautiful location, fantastic facilities and rooms and exceptional service. The staff really went the extra mile to make our stay something to remember and having a glass of wine overlooking the lake in the sunset is worth experiencing.More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

Dear Joakiml2018 Thank you for the wonderful review. Our location lends itself to 'having that glass of wine overlooking the view'. So glad you got to experience a South African sunset while you were here. Makes all the difference in the evening - was wonderful...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for a different place, offering an outstanding accomodation with everything you might wish, well, Kanonkop is the place to stay. An ex private Villa on top of a hill with wonderful rooms overlooking the Knysna bay till the Heads and we...More

Thank gvale65
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 3 days ago

Dear gvale65 Many thanks for the wonderful review. This is exactly what we strive for in what we do. That you feel at home and are welcome anytime! The Selwyn Suite is stunning, as are our other suites. But this one has its own charm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for Christmas with our family 14 of us and we had the most amazing time. What a beautiful place to stay, the views are fabulous, the rooms spacious and comfortable and the breakfasts were freshly cooked and delicious. A huge thank you...More

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Thank lesleybarker609
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear lesleybarker609 Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was wonderful to have the family stay with us over Christmas and I am glad you had such a wonderful time, enjoyed the breakfast and the view. I hope you will come and visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at Kanonkop was wonderful! It's such a beautiful, relaxing place to stay. We were treated like royalty! Sadly, we we're only there one night...but we did have wonderful foot and leg massages from Zandi! We hope to return some day and stay a...More

Thank Peggy O
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peggy O Many thanks for the wonderful words! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and next time stay a bit longer perhaps. Zandi is wonderful with her massages, mani and Pedi's. And the foot massages around the pool are...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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US$257 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$257 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ayanda M
3 February 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Good Morning Many thanks for your enquiry. I regret we are struggling with your dates. I have a stunning 5 bedroom Villa with incredible views that would be perfect, however it is only available from the 20th onwards. The... More
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pbumpers
25 January 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Dear PBumbers Many thanks for your enquiry. We have 4 stunning suites overlooking the forest canopy, lagoon and all the way out to the famous Heads in the distance. They are Paradise, Sunbird, Forest and the penthouse... More
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"Selwyn Suite"
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"Selwyn is magnificent."
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"The rooms in the main house though less private seem to offer the best views."
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"All rooms were good but the rooms with a view of Knysna lagoon were extra special"
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