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london
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The property is located overlooking the sea on a cliff and the views are totally breathtaking. It's an intimate hotel, with great service and food. There was something very special having dinner in the restaurant with the sunsets, sea and cooling breeze. Debbie and Webster were just brilliant throughout our stay and made us feel totally at home. One of...

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Koenigsfeld, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is really wonderful.The staff is very friendly.Good breakfast and dinner. Wonderful place to relaxe and to spent the hole day.Next time we will use the golf course pezua. The pool is a litte small but o.k. We come back surely.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you stay with us. Thanks so much for your time to write a review. Hope to see you again.

Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Best gueshouse Best view Best service Best food Best owner We will be back for sure....see you soon. Best regards from Austria...Jürgen, Dagmar, Nina und Philip and their "parents" Christian & Regina :-)

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful words. You guys are the best guests Hope to see you again soon

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Martin knows how to run his guesthouse impeccably. His hospitality is unmatched and he is a pleasure to converse with. During our stay, he recommended things to do, restaurants to go to, wines to drink (from his own private cellar), and even arranged a beautiful private dinner at the guesthouse for us for our last night. We have nothing but...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful positive review. We are very privilege to have Martin as part of the team here at Head over Hills. We hope to see you again in the future

Oftringen, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up on the hill wo discoverd Head over hills. Fantastic view. Great and helpful staff. Nice and comfortable rooms. Great dinner. Leaving the car was washed - wow what a surprise. A wonderful place to come back!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We loved having you here and hope to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in the Captain's suite (which in my opinion is the best room even though the elephant's suite is bigger 😀). This room is upstairs, very private and has spectacular views! There were some problems (tight parking, drain smell in the shower, water pressure) but there were so many good things to overlook the bad!...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all this beautiful words, it makes it easy for us to host wonderful guests like yourself. We are working on all the things that you are mentioning that is problems, but like you know some of the things we cant do much about. We would love to see you back here one day.

Scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, from the U.S., spent three nights over New Year's at this beautiful boutique hotel. We were in the Captain's Room with a huge private terrace and the most amazing view over the bay - see photo. What a way to wake up on New Year's Day... The small staff, including Debbie and Webster, was charming and...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We enjoyed your company and would love to see you again one day

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at Head over Hills and were super impressed with everything. This is a small intimate boutique guest house that offers 5 star luxury. The location (on top of the heads you can't get better) offers the most breathtaking view of the ocean and the knysna heads. try to get a suite with a hastens bed! You...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all this beautiful words. We loved having you here and do hope to see you again in the future.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful accommodations, fantastic service, owner on premises daily, fantastic food, caring owners, knowledgeable about area and recommendations, one of the best EVER! Views are second to none! Loved the entire experience!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed it so much We loved having you here and hope to see you again.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this was a non smoking lodge! The three of us were not able to enjoy our cigars on our balcony! Just a pitty there was no suitable smoking place! We had to drive down to the next restaurant to enjoy our cigars! Thank you Martin! We really had a wonderful spoilt time!!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thank you so much for respecting the rules, we are really sorry for the inconvenience. We loved meeting you and hope to see you again some day

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Head over Hills is a unique luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop to a well-deserved getaway, honeymoon or to simply take in the splendor of our naturally beautiful location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Head Over Hills

Address: 22 Glen View Road | Coney Glen, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $297 - $644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Head Over Hills 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Most room have great views. The Dolphin room is quite small”
 of 5 bubbles Tiger05, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had Whale Room. A beautiful room with tremendous views.”
 of 5 bubbles whatabeautifulday, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Captains Room has best balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireHiscox, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have sun most of the day.”
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“Whale, Elephant or Captain”
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