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Fintry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

We stayed in room 1 from 4/11/2014 to 7/11/2014.We were most impressed by the all round standard especially attention to detail by the owners. Our room had a beautiful balcony which over looked the lagoon .Kynsna waterfront is a 20minute walk but taxis are available. Would definitely return and reccomend

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We had two nights here and really enjoyed our stay, the room was lovely, very clean and bright with a fantastic view. We had a great choice of breakfast and could eat it either on our balcony or in the guest lounge. Marina and her husband could not have been more helpful, booking us a table for dinner and suggesting... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

Our two nights in the South Villa were a dream. We had room 4 with a big balcony. The room is moulder and brightly furnished. The bathroom is in a top state. Unfortunately, comfortable armchairs are missing in the room with longer stay and bad weather. However, for it one can relax in the big sitting room and use an... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

We called when we were 1.5 hours away, and luckily there was a room for us. Since we needed 2 nights, Marina explained they would have to move us from the ground floor to the top floor after the first night, and that they will take care of everything, which they did, in a way that left us completely uninvolved... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We visited this guest house as part of our honeymoon in South Africa this August. The b and b is decorated to a very high standard and is very modern and comfortable! Our room was really nice and clean with all amenities and we had a large balcony with a breathtaking view over Knysna lagoon. Our host was very friendly... More 

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Pretoria
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Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

This guest house is an absolute gem! It's all about 5* hospitality. All rooms have a balcony with amazing views of the Heads and the lagoon. Rooms are spacious, clean and everything you need is there from the dressing gown to fresh shiny apples, superior selection of teas, bottled water and a little welcome chocolate. Our room had an extra... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2014

We had an amazing stay in this welkept and beautiful guesthouse! The rooms are clean, tidy and the view from the balcony is explicit! The lady was friendly and gave good advice on daytrips and must sees!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

South Villa was amazing. The host and hostess were gratuitous and warm. We were met at our car to help with the luggage. All stairs no elevator. We gave our approximate arrival time when we booked. Shelves and hooks in the bathroom, room spray, coffee and tea upon arrival (French press no less). Water in the fridge. Biscuits and coffee... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

We arrived in Kynsna and arrived at the South Villa to be greeted by the owners husband and shown to a beautiful spacious deluxe room with views of the sea. The room was fabulous with a huge bathroom, a big terrace, fridge, tv and big comfy bed. We filled in our extensive breakfast order the night before and had the... More 

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We had a fantastic stay at South Villa. We showed up unannounced looking for a room (which luckily they had available). We were warmly greeted and made to feel right at home. The person in charge gave us great recommendations for places to eat, as there are so many in Knysna, we ended up having one of the best meals... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
South Villa Guest House situated in the tranquil suburb of Paradise, in the town of Knysna. All our rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the Knysna lagoon and Knysna Heads. South Villa is ideally positioned to take advantage of all major attractions in and around Knysna. All rooms are fitted with: TV with DVD, Fully stocked Minibar, Tea and coffee makers, Electronic Safes. Bathroom Amenities: Hair Dryers, Bathrobes & Beach Towels, Queen extra length size beds, all fitted with quality bedclothes and feather comforters and pillows. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Villa Guest House

Address: 22 Lower Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $80 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — South Villa Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Lagoon Facing with Balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles Blueboylf, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have an beautiful view”
 of 5 bubbles RHGuarnieri, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a balcony but the best ones are on top. As you face the building we had the furthest to the right ( number 1 I believe) which had great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Fairclough88, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Only four rooms here and I assume all are excellent. Some may be bigger than others but all are five star.”
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“Room one was gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff694, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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