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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Tranquillity, peace and excellent cuisine. Friendly staff , the french owners will make you enjoy even the tap water. De délicieux repas. Let me tell you the secret. Even if you are booked here you may not enjoy your dinner at Riverside unless you order meals in advance . All visitors rush here at night (from all over ) for... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2015

Recently spent 3 nights at Knysna Riverside Lodge and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The setting is beautiful, and the owners Remy and Cathy are very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant has a lovely deck with a beautiful view over the river, and the breakfast we had was delicious. The lodge is clean and well-kept and Remy and Cathy are working... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

We have just spent a very pleasant three nights with Remy and his family. They couldn't have been more accommodating. They have just taken over this lodge and are working very hard renovating it. We had room 4 with the jacuzzi which was very nice overlooking the estuary which was beautiful first thing in the morning. The highlight of our... More 

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2 Thank Lynn T
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 March 2015

My mom and I just spent a week here at the Knysna River Lodge and what an amazing week it has been. We heard about the lodge through Groupon and we have been thoroughly amazed. With the Knysna lagoon on one side and the forest on the other one could not ask for a better setting. The rooms are very... More 

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3 Thank LaurenFick
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

We only stayed for a weekend at Knysna Riverside lodge, but it felt like a week vacation! The location is perfect, not quite in the middle of town, but close enough (about 6km). On arrival, we were warmly welcomed by the new French owners The room was lovely, the view of the lagoon, beautiful! We dined at the onsite restaurant,... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

My wife and myself had a 4 day stay here (part of our honeymoon). It has tranquil with fantastic scenery. It was close enough to all amenities and we never had to travel far to find any activity we were looking to do. Remy and family made our stay a great one, with fantastic service and accommodating in every aspect,... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

Stayed for 6 nights - the owner Remy and family was friendly, helpful - the food was beyond my expectation - French food and served with style - great value for money. the rooms was pretty and clean and very enjoyable. I recommend Knysna Riverside Lodge - You will see us soon - thanks for your hospitality and professional way... More 

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Reviewed 1 February 2015

Under new management and it shows. We stopped here on the way back from competing in the 70.3 Ironman in East London and Remy the owner offered us a warm welcome and took care of all our needs. Will certainly be staying again. Do your self a favour and eat at their restaurant ...simply incredible dinners. Tiramisu is to die... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

We visited on the 9 January 2015 while passing through , I would recommend this establishment to all travelling to Knysna . Both Remy and his wife are warm and hospitable. They served us a great breakfast. He was very helpful in advising us on our trip and places of interest. They were in no hurry with us checking out... More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2015

Stayed 2 nights , 16 -18 Jan . Great location , character & service .Remy and family ,are eager to satisfy clients reasonable needs. Lovely restaurant on site. Quality & attitude of staff make the experience great value for money.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country style river and garden view suites available in Knysna on the Garden Route, situated on a private nature reserve of over 25 hectares, overlooking the Knysna River and Knysna Lagoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Riverside Lodge

Address: 5 Phantom Pass Road, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $60 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knysna Riverside Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Book in advance for their popular dinner-time seating. The Forest Suite Cottage can get some noise from cars entering the property. Book for at least 3 nights to fully enjoy the Lodge and surrounding area.”
  • Sunrise on the lagoon.
  • Water Pond in front of Riverside Suite.
  • Lagoon view from lodge.
  • Forest view from Riverside Suite.
  • Riverside Suite Bedroom.
  • Riverside Suite front room.
 of 5 bubbles Sue_ann_nicholls, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Best views are on the rooms up next to the restuarant.”
 of 5 bubbles Khumbulani, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 was large and had a jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles LynnT873, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Chalet/room 14 was absolutely fantastic, great views and very intimate/private.”
 of 5 bubbles Brobertson86, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles 986magdah, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
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