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This property booked us on the same day that they were hosting a wedding without warning us. The pool area was to be used for the wedding guests. We were also told the restaurant would not be available to us although we had booked it the week before our visit. We checked in to then find the wedding contractor was...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Villa Castollini remains a wonderful place to stay, however, having not visited for several years I did find this time around that some of the warmth & friendliness which was evident under the previous management has disappeared. I suppose that for guests of the villa, the addition of the wedding venue takes away from the exclusive charm and maybe this...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Knysna many times and on this occasion included a couple of nights at Villa Castollini. The view is wonderful and amenities are great. It is worth spending a little extra on a suite as the "standard" rooms are really quite small with no view.

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Thank Colin R
Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read with disbelief the recent favourable reviews. Did we go to the same venue? Someone must be in charge of the place but we had no opportunity to meet the person to express our reservations. The prices were five stars but the service was slow, the evening meals did not justified the cost , after two attempts we ate...

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Soniaclaassen, Manager at Villa Castollini, responded to this review

Good day Mrs ScottishMyszka Thank you for your review, it is very unfortunate to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Villa Castollini. We would just like to bring to your attention that there is a Manager and available 24/7 to attend to any query or problems you might have had during your stay with us, unfortunately you...

Oberursel (Taunus), Germany
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very nice people who are making everything possible. The hotel has an excellent view over the lagune of Knysna and makes it to a perfect stay for a Knysna visit. A beautiful beach is just around the corner.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

A family wedding took me to this well-appointed function venue with sensational views of the beautiful Knysna lagoon. Super catering,slick organisation made for a great event well hosted. Can definitely recommend.

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Thank Michael W
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had a very good stay at Villa Castollini. Everybody was extremely kind and willig to help for all our questions. The room was very nice and clean. The breakfast is really superb, they have a lovely cook over there! This was the best address on our 2-weeks trip through South Africa, both for the breakfast and for the room,...

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South West London
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We spent five enjoyable nights at the Villa. It has magnificent views of Kynsa, in fact you are so high up that on one morning you could literally touch the clouds as they whizzed past our balcony Breakfast is freshly prepared by Chef Juan and served by a lovely team of ladies. We stayed in a deluxe room which has...

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Thank RJSouthWestLondon
Yorkshire
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Lucky to find this place at such short notice during peak tourist season in December. Didn't know too much about the place when we booked and so we're very pleasantly surprised when we pulled up to the Tuscan style villa nestled on the hillside overlooking Knysna. After a warm welcome from the host we were shown around the place, including...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Amazing atmosphere, beautiful location, delicious breakfast, worth the price. If I have a chance I would stay again in this property with open heart! There is a beach close to the hotel which is a must. Watch the sunset if you have a chance.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Castollini sits perched high up on the prestigious Western Head of the Garden Route town of Knysna. This remarkable Tuscan styled 5 star guest house is known for having one of the most spectacular and breathtaking views in South Africa. If your idea of a great getaway is a haven of privacy, luxurious and comfortable accommodation, superb breakfasts, warm and nurturing surrounds and hosts that offer genuine hospitality and a "nothing is too much trouble" philosophy, then the Villa has to be your first choice. The management, staff and our friendly resident dogs will ensure that you have a wonderful stay at the Villa. "Enter as Strangers and Leave as Friends" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Castollini

Address: Brenton-on-Sea Road | Brenton Hill, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $132 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Castollini 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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