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Kanonkop Guest House

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Bramhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Kanonkop guest house was wonderful, Mark, Liesel, Rico and all the team could not do enough for us, they helped us to choose restaurants and give us helpful advice about where to visit to gain the best experiences from our stay. The surroundings are tasteful and elegant with the views 2nd to none, the whole experience was...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Julieafuller Wonderful to hear from you. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. It always appreciated to hear that we have contributed to your wonderful stay in Knysna. It is helpful to get advice from a 'local' that can recommend and assist with bookings and things to do in the area. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is an outstanding guest house. Marc and his team (especially Lisle) have established a formula that provides a relaxed environment whilst providing first class service in a top location. All evidenced by the number of returning guests and we intend to do the same in the future.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear John L Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and am very happy you will be returning. We do have many returning guests, and we always say that you 'arrive as a guest, but leave as friends!' Warm Regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team

Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Whats been offered is outstanding.. A must stay during a visit to Knysna. The view is but unbelievable - water front , service outstanding, food tasty with a great variety. The room was spacious and smart therefore I only had an outstanding and most enjoyable stay.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Travelmate4247 Thank you for the wonderful review. I love that you found our place 'outstanding'. The views, food and service all add up to that statement! I do hope you will come back and stay with us again. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark & Kanonkop House Team

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We spent 2 days at Kanonkop House on route to Plettenberg Bay, staying in the main bedroom which was fantastic with amazing views. Service was excellent especially that offered by Gibson. Breakfast is excellent, we would definitely return if we found ourselves in the area again.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sh0tts Thank you for the review. I have mentioned this to Gibson that his name has been mentioned and I got a very big smile from him! I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us at Kanonkop House. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House team

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have stayed at kanonkop on many occasions and it never ceases to be our favourite place! THe welcome is amazing, the staff are great, the rooms are really something else with amazing views of the lagoon. nothing is too much trouble. I had a fall while visiting knysna and Adele had to take me to the local hospital. we...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear ronaldsX5629VF Thanks for the review. I am glad that we are your favourite place! We love to hear that. How is your arm doing ? Hope it is feeling much better. See you all soon again! Warm regards Liesl, Mark - and everybody here at Kanonkop House.

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights. Warm welcome. Very comfortable. Lovely room (Forest) with large terrace overlooking the lagoon with The Heads in the distance. Service outstanding. Nothing was too much for the team including booking golf at preferential rates to organising our first evening's dinner at the local seafood restaurant (as well as other nights' meals). We couldn't recommend more highly.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear steadyslack Thank you! What a wonderful review. Much appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed the Forest Suite, it has a wonderful deck that can be enjoyed with a stunning view. We are also pleased that you got to play some golf and enjoy our recommendation for dinner. We hope you will visit us again. It was an absolute pleasure...

Prince Edward County, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2017

An amazing view over the Knsyna lagoon! The staff were exceptional and the room we had was fantastic. We spent 3 nights at Kanonkop in February 2017 and I have to stay it was hard leaving the room/facilities...but there is lots to see and do in Knysna. Thanks to everyone at Kanonkop...it was a perfect stay!

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear RyanKrue Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was wonderful to have you stay with us and am glad that enjoyed it so much you didn't want to leave! There is loads to do in the area, and I know your days were filled with places to explore... I hope that you will recommend us and even come back...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. A real home from home a unique experience. Wonderful location Homely breakfast, afternoon tea, use of bar were all plusses staff were wonderful, friendly and service was excellent Will ask for a different room next time

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear CillaS Many thanks for the review. I am pleased that you had a 'home away from home' experience with us. This is what we like to hear! We do hope that you will visit us again soon, and you can choose which room you would prefer :) Warm regards, Liesl, Mark & Kanonop House Team

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Mark Conyers and his excellent staff have made a beautiful home and a great location into a wonderful guest house. We felt like family and enjoyed the rooms, the grounds and good meals. What is the secret of hospitality? For one thing, offering complimentary beverages and treating guests like old friends.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear slgoldstein What a wonderful review. Thank you! Love the rhyming in the heading. The complimentary beverages are always a great added extra that is enjoyed by all, and once you have stayed with us, you will leave as friends/family and not guests. I do hope you will visit us again. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wonderful welcome to a beautiful residence. Mark and his team from the off were the perfect hosts. 'This is your new home'. Mark beamed. Shame we were only staying two nights. We stayed in the Sunbird room. Fabulous views towards The Heads. A real 5* experience. Breakfast was excellent with Mark and his team delivering a huge choice, from a...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Geoff T Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your hosts, I know we loved having you. The African Breakfast is a hearty one and glad you enjoyed the fresh fruits etc. I do hope you will come and visit us again, a little longer next time perhaps. Warm regard's, Liesl, Mark and the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €212 - €583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The rooms in the main house though less private seem to offer the best views.”
AdventureJunkie71, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were good but the rooms with a view of Knysna lagoon were extra special”
955KarenD955, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The four 'view rooms' are fantastic but even the two 'pool rooms' are spacious and comfortable.”
EbbishamTripper, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The penthouse is phenomenal!”
RyanKreu, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Knysna Lagoon view”
naomivm, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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