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Head Over Hills

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“knysna heads”(25 reviews)
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We have been there a couple of times and believe it's best to go with a group of 6. The view is spectacular and it's best on a windless evening so that you can have pre dinner drinks outside taking in the view. The food...More

Thank Francis B
Response from Head2014, Manager at Head Over HillsResponded February 19, 2018

Hi Francis Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your dinner experience with us. We take great pride in our wines and great wine takes time and effort to source. We actually have a few vintages which cannot be bought anywhere...More

Reviewed February 6, 2018

One night in the Elephant suite with drinks on the deck before and after a perfect dinner with special wine was the perfect end to our 50th celebrations. The view is unbeatable. my one regret is that I was not allowed a cigar with my...More

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Response from Head2014, Manager at Head Over HillsResponded February 9, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your final 50th anniversary celebration at Head over Hills. We were honoured that you chose to share it with us! We enjoyed having you here and the banter was great. Apologies for the "no cigar" but like you say, this is...More

Reviewed January 28, 2018

Fabulous stay in Captain's Suite. Looked right over the Heads - view can't be beaten. Very good service from Debbie the Manager, including making us some sandwiches so we didn't have to stop when leaving. Very good food too.More

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Response from Head2014, Manager at Head Over HillsResponded January 30, 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. The views are pretty hard to beat that is for sure! Service is what we pride ourselves on and we are glad that you saw that! With guests like you and Susan, our job...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018

This place is amazing!!! Really nice rooms, lovely view and of course 100% service. I will recommend Head over Hills to every one I know and me and my wife to be will definitely coming back as soon as possible :)

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Response from Head2014, Manager at Head Over HillsResponded January 22, 2018

It was wonderful to have you two here and to share in your happiness. Thank you for choosing Head over Hills to propose to your beautiful fiancé. When you come back, she will be your wife!

Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

An extra ordinary stay for 3 nights with great service and hospitality. Debbie and her crew made us feel like home. Nice rooms with a breathtaking view of the lagun and sea, were we spotted jumping dolfins, whale and seal. Additionally, the owners helped us...More

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Response from Head2014, Manager at Head Over HillsResponded January 21, 2018

Hej! Thank you so much for your kind words. We had so much fun looking after you all and for our guests to eat in 3 nights out of 3 nights is an honour for us! The view does help though doesn't it? We do...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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Hot Tub
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US$216 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$216 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Sea view from every room!"
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"Our room must have been standard since your neigbours can watch you sleeping or dressing."
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"All the rooms have spectacular views of the Knysna Heads"
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"All the rooms are lovely - The Captains is right in the middle poss best view"
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