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Wayside Inn

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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Always nice and good value for Money. Breakfast okish and Tv can be upgraded with more DSTV channels. A warm feeling to check in here but definitely need some small upgrades. Staff is very friendly and always helpful.More

Thank Jealene
Response from Trish T, General Manager at Wayside InnResponded 8 December 2015

Hi Jaelene, Thank you so much for your feedback. We appreciate all and any feedback we get. I am not sure if you are aware, but Wayside Inn was closed in August 2014. On the 1st of November 2014 we reopened it. We do realise...More

Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely stay. Small and intemit guest house.close to everything. Great hostess Trish. Also thank you Daniel. A must stay. Value for money. Rooms are cosy and comfortable. Beds are decent..... Breakfast was really good to start the day and included! Nice...More

Thank Johannes A
Response from Trish T, General Manager at Wayside InnResponded 29 December 2015

Sorry about the late response. Thank you so much for the positive feedback!! it is greatly appreciated and I will inform Daniel of your kind words. It always makes his normal grin a bit wider. We really look forward to welcoming you back here soon....More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Travelling along the Garden route and found this lovely accommodation close to centre of Knysna. This is a smallish old world type hotel which is top value for money. The service was top class and the host was full of helpful advice. If you are...More

Thank Seamus F
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This smallish Inn, is situated in Knysna Town. It is walking distance to many shops and restaurants. The staff are very friendly and the breakfast was more than sufficient. Thank you trish and staff for a lovely stay.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We wanted to explore the town and feel its vibe so staying here suited us. Of course, being close to the main street and a bar across the street, it is impossible to expect a noise-free evening. But when all windows of the room are...More

Thank Evee v
Response from Trish T, General Manager at Wayside InnResponded 23 January 2016

Thank you so much for the review. It is really appreciated that you took the time to do a review on us. We have taken note of the other issues you mentioned, and the scheduled carpet cleaning is about to take place. Our towels are...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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US$52 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Knysna
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$52 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"We stayed in room 7 which was close to the noisy bars."
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"The rooms upstairs were excellent. Rooms 1 and 2 were very basic but 2 did have a balcony"
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"No lift to first floor, so bags had to be carried."
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"Room that face main street have road noise. Rooms facing away from main street will be more quiet."
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