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    Kanonkop Guest House

    6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Reviewed 1 week ago
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    Bij aankomst werden we vriendelijk onthaald en kregen we een rondleiding door de guest house. Het ontbijt was zeer uitgebreid...More

    Thank olivier8788
    Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House

    Dear olivierdieryckx Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased that you felt at home and that the complimentary, self service bar, helped with the "homely" feeling. The afternoon tea is really being enjoyed by all and is becoming very popular with all our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    First I have to say what a stunning place to stay. The rooms are beautiful and individual with perfect views of the lagoon from our terrace. This place would be hard to beat and it is definitely better to be up and away from the...More

    1  Thank MrsN01
    Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House

    Dear MrsN01 Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at our 'beautiful retreat'. The two rooms chosen is a wonderful choice as it works well for families and they both have stunning views (Paradise and Sunbird) I also...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed at the Kanonkop for 3 nights as our 'stopover' on the Garden Route, the view over the lagoon is stunning, which we could enjoy as well from our room, the Forest Suite. Breakfast is a relaxed affair with a good buffet selection and dishes...More

    Thank Geoff N
    Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House

    Dear Geoff N I am glad you got to experience Kanonkop House and the Forest Suite for 3 nights. I always say that one night is not enough to really experience Knysna and the surrounding area. The tea in the afternoon is a wonderful added...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our family occupied all of the suites and rooms in the main house. The Penthouse is spectacular. The views are gorgeous from all the rooms. The accommodations are on par with five star properties, but feel like a guest house. Each room has it's own...More

    Thank AdventureJunkie71
    Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House

    Dear AventureJunkie71 Thank you for the amazing review. We are pleased you felt at home at our stunning property and am glad you enjoyed the different personality and style of each room. We are always very happy when you have felt at home, as this...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It is difficult to write a review about Kanonkop without sounding cliché. I will just say it is an amazing place owned by great people. If you are stopping for a day or two (or even more) in Knysna and you are a "luxury kind...More

    Thank Vanessa_Mbenoun
    Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House

    Dear Vanessa_Mbenoun Many thanks for the wonderful review. Thank you for not trying to sound like a cliché :) But I do feel this is a positive comment. We are glad you enjoyed our cosy and exclusive guest house, and thank you for the recommendations....More

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    Ayanda M
    Do you have availability from the 15-17 April 2017 for a family of 8?
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    Ayanda M
    Do you have availability from the 15-17 April 2017 for a family of 8?
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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
    We want to book a room with a view? Which type of room do we ask for? Thank you
    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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    "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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    "The four 'view rooms' are fantastic but even the two 'pool rooms' are spacious and..."
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    "The penthouse is phenomenal!"
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