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    The Alexander

    30 Glen View Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    Amazing guest house, so fancy and cozy. Beutiful view of the ocean from hight of the knysna head with possibelity to see whales. Area is safe and they provide private parking area. The owner is very attentive and the workers are very helpful and friendly.

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    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 10 April 2017

    This hotel has the wow factor from the moment you enter to the moment you leave. Everything is luxurious, beautifully decorated and Wayne has thought of everything that you will need to make your stay memorable. But, this is much more than just a wonderful...More

    Thank Leigh_Ann_12
    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    Excellent location with wonderful views of The Heads and the ocean. Whales were really active. Its a real treat to stay at The Alexander. The breakfast that is served is an awesome way to start your day.

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    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    From the get-go this experience was just magnificent. We were greeted with warmth, our room and suite was out of this world, the views are to-die-for, the breakfast is one of my all time favorites, and the dinner recommendations, reservation, and chauffeur service just rounded...More

    Thank Gente C
    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    We stayed here for 5 nights and wish we could stay longer, what a beautiful B&B, the owner Wayne did an amazing job with the decoration, very very luxury, the rooms ( we had the honeymoon suite ) is stunning, and the view from the...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$142 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Knysna
    • Also Known As
    • Alexander Hotel Knysna
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    Room Tips
    "If you are going to stay here then The Royal honeymoon suite is the one to go for. Private decked are with a..."
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    "Every room is different - some have a exellent view"
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