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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We stayed here with a couple of friends. This is a very beautiful, modern and clean guesthouse with a very nice view over the lagoon. It is located in a safe area, close to all attractions. We really enjoyed the luxury, the cleanliness, our private balcony with view over the lagoon, the well maintained and beautiful garden, the coffee machine...

1Thank thisthingwithtravel
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful location and beautiful modern and stylish villa. Great in room amenities a warm welcome and a lovely view of the lagoon. Nicole is a friendly and attentive host who manages the tough knack of being very welcoming without being overboard or intrusive. The best breakfast I had in South Africa to boot. Could not recommend it more highly!!

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

Beautifully decorated house with luxurious rooms and a wonderful hostess!! Thank you Nicole for a wonderful stay and for making us feel at home! Thank you for making our honeymoon extra special. Stunning view over the lagoon and very close to all amenities.

1Thank ZeldaForrest
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This is a late review. We stayed there for 2 nights in October with a couple of friends. What a gorgeous and wonderful place! It made us want to settle in Knysna. The owners, the rooms, the terrace, the house decor, view.. such an attention for detail and all faultless!! Great breakfast every morning, 10 minutes walks and you are...

Thank Gisele H
Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We stayed with Nicole in Cambalala for five nights in early February 2015 and were very, very pleased. 1) Stunning views across the bay, 2) Large airy ensuite rooms with loads of storage space and a fridge to keep your water cool, personal balcony and not over looked.3) Spotlessly clean,4) Fabulous breakfast - with gorgeous real bread (it might have...

1Thank busy1954
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Immaculate guest house with impeccable décor. Great views , lovely rooms and very comfortable. Nicole is so helpful in advising re places to eat and to visit. The breakfast is great-would definitely go back.

Thank DandPGloucester
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and it was delightful. The room was beautiful, very modern with every luxury you could ask for. Even delicious bags of nuts, dried fruit, Bombay mix and chocolate raisins to keep you going on the long walks along the stunning deserted beach between Brenton on Sea and Buffalo Bay. The service was charming and...

1Thank kay2948
St. Wolfgang, Austria
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Location - 10/10 - perfect and peaceful setting above Knysna with superb views over the bay Hosts - 11/10 - Nicole & Giorgio are always around and take care about everything Rooms - 10/10 - very spacious and spotless clean, great bathrooms, nice balcony with unique view Sleeping Qualitiy - 10/10 - so far the best beds in South Africa,...

1Thank Ballner
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

We visited for 4 nights in Jan 2015. The location rooms and welcome are great. Nicole is a mine of information especially about local restaurants and is always willing to provide assistance, make bookings etc. We would definitely use again when in this area.

Thank knysnavisitor
West Yorkshire
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We stayed here for two nights just before Christmas and it was wonderful. The view was beautiful and our room was very well appointed and spotlessly clean. Also it was very easy to drive into Knysna. Nicole was helpful and so charming and gave us excellent advice about restaurants etc. The lady who served our breakfast was very friendly and...

Thank Junet850

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cambalala is a luxury guest house ideally situated in Paradise with magnificent views over the lagoon. This is the perfect place to forget about the rest of the world and lose yourself in South Africa's favourite town. We proudly offer stylish and comfortable accommodation with the very best of service and hospitality. Each of the five double en-suite rooms emphasize comfort and exude style. High quality linen, underfloor heating, minibars, TVs, iPod docking systems, safes, Wi-Fi Internet access and Nespresso machines create suites that are left wanting nothing. Private balconies offer views over the beautiful indigenous garden and clear infinity pool which blends seamlessly with the panoramic lagoon views in the distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambalala

Address: 46 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $166 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cambalala 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms have great views”
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“The honeymoon suite was beautiful, but we got a peek at most other rooms and they were all stunning! You can't go wrong”
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