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Oslo
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Located on the top of the east head you get a perfect view from the common area. We may have been unlucky with our room because we just got the view to the neighbours pool. It is a friendly nice place but nothing more. It is also a bit out of town.

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Lydia B, Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

We are so sorry that you were not pleased with the Pansy Shell Room--as per our description this room is sea facing but has views over the Fynbos and Houses. All of our rooms have views -- The Fynbos, Elephant and Coney Glen face the sea and the Heads, and our Birdsview has lagoon views. The Coney and The Elephant...

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very modern, nice, beautiful, clean rooms with an amazing view on the ocean. Also amazing room from the breakfast room. Breakfast was very good and enough variation. The manager was super nice and helped us to find very good restaurants. Overall a top stay!!!

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Lydia B, Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We try to go the extra mile so guests get the most out of Knysna We hope you will return soon

Pretoria
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is built on the Eastern Head of Knysna with the most spectacular view of the ocean. Lydia was very friendly on arrival with great suggestions of places to visit in the area and restaurants to try. The rooms are beautiful, I just loved the decor. The view from the rooms are amazing. Breakfast was great. We will definitely...

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Lydia B, Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking teatime to review Headlands. So thrilled you loved the views, the decor and our suggestions !! We so look forward to welcoming you back soon

Nürnberg
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Very friendly staff in a wonderful guest house directly in the Heads of Knysna. You will have breakfast with a breathtaking view over the ocean and hopefully you will see some whales outside. Rooms are very nice - breakfast is very good.

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Lydia B, Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review -- always special to spot whales at Breakfast Please visit us again soon

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2016

great stay and lovely views very accommodating and very friendly staff, room was great and food was also lovely will definitely refer more guests to stay at headlands as it was a great experience. thanks

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Thank you very much for your positive review. It has been a pleasure to have you here and it is also really lovely to hear that it has been an all-round great experience for you to stay here at Headlands House Guest Lodge. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Spectacular views, wow I could even see the whales while I was having breakfast. The ladies there were very friendly and professional. Many thanks to Lydia who welcomed us every morning to the breakfast and guided us through our stay in Knysna. We stayed for two nights, unfortunately because we had to travel to another location, but if I would...

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Lydia B, Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a lovely review.We are so glad that you got to see the whales and do hope you can return soon!

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spacious, clean room with magnificent view of the ocean. Comfortable bed and large bathroom facilities. Lydia was our hostess and was extremely informative and helpful. We unfortunately only stayed for one night, however the breakfast was also tasty and adequate. Will definitely return again. Thanks, Anthony - Pretoria

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Lydia B, General Manager at Headlands House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review.We are so happy you enjoyed the views and hospitality .Please return soon , We would love to host you at Headlands again

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stayed as a Family in this lovely guest house with ist gorgeous view. The Manager and her team gave us the feeling to be at home. They have been very helpful and did everything to make the stay unforgettable.

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We are glad to hear that you appreciated the breathtaking views and it was a pleasure to have you here!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Outstanding accommodation, warm and hospitable hosts. Request the Dolphin room. Delicious breakfast. Beautiful views from all the rooms and eating area. Lovely garden and pool area with great outlook to the sea. A short drive to many restaurants, walks, lagoon trips etc. Would highly recommend.

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Thank you very much for this excellent review and we are so happy that your stay at Headlands House met all your expectations. We appreciate your enthusiasm about our establishment and we truly hope to see you again in the near future. We really enjoyed having you here!

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Our room was comfortable with pretty shower and had an awesome view! The staff was really nice and informative. The place is really close to the heads point view (1 min drive). Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank you for this lovely review! We are so pleased that you so thoroughly enjoyed our fantastic room and the spectacular views it had to offer! It was a privilege to host you! We hope to see you again!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dramatic sea, lagoon and cliff views from every window. Uniquely situated on the highest point of the famous Knysna Heads, Headlands House offers breathtaking views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headlands House

Address: 50 Coney Glen Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $154 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headlands House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Coney Room”
 of 5 bubbles 194wolfgangk, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a good view”
 of 5 bubbles Tinkerbell070, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite on the top floor was magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles Traveller26042015, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dolpin room and bathroom with great decor and amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles caroloo2013, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stayed at Fynbos Room - perhaps is the largest among all available rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AbhishekNevgi, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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