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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Very cold. Fire place did not extract smoke properly. No other form of heating available. All clothing ended up smelling of smoke. Did not get the room we booked but still paid for the better room we had booked

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day Dennis We are very sorry to hear you did not like your room and only wish you had informed us that your fireplace was not working properly, if only you told us the problem we would of attended to it immediately. I understand you paid for a Honeymoon room, but as you recall you did inform us last...

George South Africa
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lovely property situated in a bamboo forest with a surprise around every corner. Woke up to birdsong and a gorgeous breakfast served in a cozy room with a crackling fire going. Very special property with extremely friendly staff.

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Fabulous vibe, beautiful decor. I will definitely recommend to my friends, will go again. Perfect place to unwind or to have an intimate getaway. The surroundings are so in touch with nature and love the props in the garden.

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Evening Natasja Thank you so much for your wonderful review We love hearing that our guests felt at ease and relaxed. Our natural environment sure does make one feel tranquil. Please do visit us again! Kindest Regards Savannah

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at Bamboo lodge for a weekend away. It was absolutely magical, it felt like I was living in the middle of the forest. The rooms were beautiful, the service impeccable and all the staff were amazing. Everything exceeded my expectations, and I will definitely be visiting here in the future again.

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good Evening Thank you for such positive feedback. It is one of our biggest aims to make sure each and every want and need of our guests are met. Thank you so much for staying with us, we hope you will return! Kindest Regards The Bamboo Family.

mauritius
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We were a family of two adults and a kid, and this place was SOOO great for us (and I guess all of the other guests) - The athmosphere is magic: loads of plants sourround each cottage, and they contribute to relax and unwind after a long day visiting the region. The guest house is located in the Heads, and...

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Addis Ababa
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We have spent three nights here in a family room (two adults and three young children) and we have been very happy with the Bamboo guesthouse): nice and big room, friendly staff and lovely garden. Very good value for money, we recommend this guesthouse.

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Loved this place. The property is a lush paradise of plants and flowers, with the rooms and cottages interconnected by elevated walkways and songbirds in cages. There are sculptures and art objects lurking everywhere. Our room had a four poster bed, fireplace, comfortable big easy chair and couch, claw foot tub....it was great. While very much representing South Africa, the...

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Ladismith
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Stayed for a night - but could veg in this environment for at least a week! Love the fact that the walk ways in the man made forest garden take you to all sorts of surprises and all accommodation is privately positioned for absolute privacy. Our room was very spacious and comfortable. The cherry on the top are the amazing...

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

The warmest of welcomes and tons of local knowledge. The individual cabins and the gorgeous breakfasts (savoury pancakes are a must) the bar and the braii area (have a braii with Louis, if you do one thing here, have a braii) make this an excellent place to stay as you explore the local area. The layout of cabins catering for...

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Warmest Greetings Giles! What an absolutely amazing review! We are extremely thrilled and content that you felt satisfied and that every need as a guest was met and fulfilled. Savannah and granny especially absolutely enjoyed helping you and making your trip as easy as possible. Louis would host a braai for you any day as i know he enjoyed it...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 April 2016

My family enjoyed our stay here. We have 14 & 12 year old children and it suited us. We needed to drive everywhere but one night we booked a taxi to go for dinner and it was very easy and reliable. The kitchen was small with one stove heater for cooking. We ate out so I only used this to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique accommodation on the Garden Route, minutes from Knysna town centre, Bamboo Guest House offers a magical B&B experience in garden cottage rooms and courtyard suites, all in the tranquility of a tropical garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bamboo the Guesthouse

Address: No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $71 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bamboo the Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“If you need any particular room just ask Janine and she will accommodate you just fine”
 of 5 bubbles 407ariannab, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Treat yourself to the Loft Honeymoon Suite”
 of 5 bubbles JRockJeff, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite is very special indeed!”
  • Room close to the reception area - very comfortable.
 of 5 bubbles sarahtF3789KK, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite - open plan setting with a bed you want to buy for yourself”
 of 5 bubbles 450minettew, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Every room we stayed in (3 in total) was awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles 446aliciap, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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