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Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge

Bluesky Lodge is similar to a B&B, and caters for older more mature travellers...offering double twin or queen en-suite (or share) shower/bathrooms. On the hill just above town, it has wonderful lagoon and sunset views from its wide entertainment verandas. Large blue swimming pool on entertainment area. Close to all town amenities. Free wifi, free continental breakfast. Hammocks on upstairs verandas for a quiet day at home. Barbecue evenings...otherwise self serve or cook-up in the fully equipped kitchen. All day coffee & tea. Owner has lived in this Knysna property for many years so knows the good spots to visit....ask to be pointed in the right direction, for things to do.
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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My experience in Bluesky was bittersweet so to say. The room was clean, the wifi worked and the pool looked lovely.
The hospitality on the other hand was the worst I have ever had. The owner complaned to me about the other guest being dirty as pigs. (Okay, we can all be frustrat
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The lady who runs the Hostel is very friendly and keen to help all guests.
The beds are extremely comfy even in the 12 dorm room - the breakfast is good for the amount of money you pay for the accommodation.
I'd definitely recommend this property to anyone willing to make friends
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Responded May 27, 2017
Hi Danilobt, Thanks so much for the good review...really kind of you to make the effort to do so...and we hope you return soon. And thank you for all the compliments. Much appreciated. Kind regards from Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge, Knysna management
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The visit starts off with us being chastised like little children, unfortunately we had arrived 10 minutes early and assumed it would not be an issue to check in, since it was exceptionally hot we did not want to sit in the car. We rang the bell twice with no reply so we phoned t
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Responded May 12, 2017
Some guests do not know how to behave in public places. They abuse and crash everyone's boundaries...staff, other guests and place... (whether they are sound boundaries with screeching voices...or physical boundaries). Please choose somewhere else if you are one of those. Thank you.
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4 days i spent in this beautiful backpacker and i enjoyed it a lot. Lolly, the owner, is a warm and entertaining woman, that took me and my friends for an 30min ride to the beach and gave us good advises. I was so happy to end up in this quiet and clean place.
Thank you, Lolly.
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Responded May 1, 2017
Hi Soni, Thanks for the great review.....we loved having you here. Glad I could help you with a lift to the beach, as I was going there for a much needed break, myself. Happy travels. Kind regards, Lolly
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a cute and safe place with a very helpful, welcoming and lovely host!
Started the day with breakfast on the balcony enjoying a nice view, spend two great days with recommendations from the host and ended the day on that cozy balcony wrapped in blankets.
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Responded Apr. 16, 2017
Thank you Linnea, we appreciate your comments and review....as we like to help guests to see this lovely area and all it has to offer. So glad we could warm you up with a blanket while you were enjoying the view from the house on the balconies . Kind regards, Lolly :)
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Double room with share bathroom
banheiro e quarto
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South AfricaWestern CapeKnysna
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