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Knorhoek

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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's-Hertogenbosch
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a exiting trip of two weeks with excellant accomodation in beatiful South Africa we arrived at a very nice wine estate callef Knorhoek. The travel agent booked this B &B. The welcome was hoirible. No welcome drink or pleasant hello. It looked like a Ministry with civil servants from 9 till 5 pm. "After 5 p.m." we are closed....

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kent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our last stop of the holiday, 4 days of winding down before flying home and just the place for a wind down, so quiet ,chilled and relaxing as well as amazing scenery, surrounded by vineyards and mountains! Stayed in the Honeymoon suite on the top floor with view across to the Manor House and backdrop of mountains. Lisel is an...

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Dear Kentmaid Usually one needs a holdiay after a good holiday! Thank you for your kind and most comprehensive review of what we want our guests to experience at Knorhoek. We want guests to relax, enjoy the wine, the wholesome food and spectacular scenery - this is what Knorhoek is all about. Liesel is a gem and as you say,...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

In 2012 I found Knorhoek to be exactly what I needed - quiet, secure, friendly, well located, with great food. When I found myself looking for accommodation in the Stellenbosch area this year it was the obvious choice and as good as before. I don't understand why it is such a bargain -- not as if it is far out...

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Good afternoon Bokkop The greatest compliment for a guesthouse is happy guests returning and finding their stay as welcoming, and of the standard enjoyed before. We appreciate it that you feel we offer excellent value for money - we value happy guests! Thank you for your kind review. Sincerely Carol

Rhyl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful stay at Knorhoek. Again we stayed in 'Rose Cottage' which is in Knorhoek's beautiful grounds. Comfortable air conditioned room. Lovely wine tasting. I must mention Liesel's cooking. You have a gem there!!! Wonderful cooking and presentation. Some of the best meals we had on our whole trip. All the staff were very friendly. Many thanks.

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Dear Gordon1453 Thank you for the great compliment of visiting Knorhoek again and the most kind review of eveything we offer. Liesel is a gem and not only her cooking, but her enjoyment of chatting to the guests is priceless. I shall convey your compliments to Liesel and all others concerned. Best wishes, Carol

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing relaxing time with friends and family at a wedding. stunning venue with accommodation. Exceptionally friendly staff and hostess. Great for wine tasting and relaxing under the old oaks. Highly recommended

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Good evening Pierrescuba Thank you for your most kind review. We are so pleased that you and your family and friends had such a good time, enjoying the beautiful setting and the friendly ambience at Knorhoek. I shall convey all your compliments to the parties concerned. We hope you'll be back for more wine and "chilling" in the near future....

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We went there for a Sunday lunch. It is a set menu, but the atmosphere is awesome and the food was great. Fresh and delicious. One of many place to have lunch. You can relaxe there. Recommanded.but you need to reserve.

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Dear Alexander Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we really appreciate your recommendations and compliments. One of the reasons for the set menu is that the sirloin will be done to perfection, depending on your booking time. Wishing you a prosperous 2017, and lots of fun discovering new places. Sincerely Carol

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed over for a quick business trip. Wish I could have stayed longer. Really gorgeous setting. Friendly staff all round! Must return soon for a couple's stay. Wine tasting on offer. Beautiful gardens; mountains as a backdrop. Close enough to uber to Stellenbosch but good food served on premises.

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Dear Praveen Thank you for all your delightful compliments. You will be most welcome to visit with your partner, anbd have time to relax and enjoy our excellent wines and home cooked meals. Maybe even stay for the superb Sunday feast at lunchtime on a Sunday at our restaurant, Towerbosch. Open for lunch Wed - Sun. Sincerely Carol

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was fortunate enough to attend 2 weddings at Towerbosch, Knorhoek and both where magical! It is a small wedding venue close to Stellenbosch with great attention to detail, beautiful grounds and surroundings and the food was FABULOUS! The staff on both days were very friendly and went out of their way to help us. If I ever have to...

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Good morning Esna What a way to start the day with your wonderful review! I shall convey all your compliments to everyone at Towerbosch, because what you have said, is what they endeavour to offer their clients. Fantastic food is always number one on a list, friendliness and efficiency follow and attention to detail is what memories are made of....

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Quit place in nature environment with friendly stuff. But you have to like old style british interior like 2 tap water basin and old furniture. Brilliant is that they place wine in the fridge and you pay the next day. We arrived late afternoon 15min before they close the wine tasting and were not served any more, this is not...

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CKFvN, Consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Good morning Rainer Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the natural beauty of the area and tranquillity of the farm (the birds and peacocks sometimes are very noisy) I shall inform the staff that you found them very friendly. Thank you for complimenting our after hours beverage system - we ensure...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a night at Knorhoek on our anniversary weekend. It's a charming venue, with a lovely wine tasting room just adjacent. Our welcome was warm and we were shown to our room, the honeymoon suite. Initially we were very happy with the room - the decor is tasteful, and the room up the stairs and built into the eves...

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CKFvN, consultant at Knorhoek, responded to this review

Good afternoon Thank you for taking the time to write your honest review and we are pleased that the service was satisfactory. What you have mentioned about the finer details should not happen. I have been in consultation with the management and the duty staff responsible for checking those finer points will be taken to task. Regarding the toilet, I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
True Cape hospitality on a Fourth generation wine estate; breathtaking natural beauty of the mountain, rolling vineyards, sprawling gardens and natural streams; friendly locals to welcome you to tastefully decorated accommodation of your choice. Part of the Stellenbosch Wine Route, close to Franschhoek and Paarl ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knorhoek

Address: PO Box 2 | Koelenhof, Stellenbosch 7605, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €63 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Honemoon suite def the best for size and views.”
kentmaid, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Stables rooms do not have aircon but even at 36 degrees Celcius outside, the temperature in the rooms were just fine.”
Sheena-DM, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I would suggest staying away the cottages for now, not sure how the guesthouse is, but make sure you know of alternate spots in case you're hit with a similar problem”
jsdookoo, 9 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are noisy so try to get the upper rooms”
LaoJohnny, 15 Nov 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in room 8 which is the honeymoon suite-but all the rooms are pretty! The upstairs rooms and the cottages are the prettiest.”
Scubanu, 1 May 2014 | Read review
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