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Knysna River Club

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Kysna is phenomenal place to stay - although we were tucked away at the back of the river club - our views from our upstairs balcony were breathtaking . Sunset over the river every evening was an absolute treat. Unfortunately it was the small things that took away from this establishment being just as phenomenal as the views. We rented...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Kirst_VZ Thank you for the helpful review, it is only with feedback from our guests that we are able to rectify mistakes and make the stay of all our guests unforgettable. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the inconvenience with the bicycles. I can assure you that the bicycles will be sent in for a service to our supplier....

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

The wooden chalets are very well built and comfortable. Situated just out of town near the lagoon on the walkway. I guess we all have different tastes but we found the resort crowded with chalets on top of each other with not much privacy. In fact our block had two attached downstairs and two upstairs where you could hear your...

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First_Resorts, Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the review on your recent stay and for bringing your concerns to our attention. Please accept our sincere apology for the inconvenience you experience at Knysna River Club. Might I suggest on your next visit to request a 4-6 sleeper free standing unit eg numbers 4,5,6,11 or 18. These units have more privacy and might I suggest...

Reviewed 28 September 2015

This could be a great place. It is in a beautiful setting and the cabins are lovely. But get a cabin without an adjoining one, as you can hear everything going on next door. Also get a cabin on the water, where the views are best. And finally, even though they say they have wifi, they don't. They give ridiculous...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Helen HS Thank you for the review, it is only with feedback like yours that we can rectify errors on our side to make the stay of our guests more comfortable. Please accept my sincerest apology for the inconvenience with the wi-fi. In the meantime the Wi-fi has already been fixed, we had an upgrade problem with Apple products...

Menerbes, France
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We must have been to the River Club about 20 times in the past 15 years. But ,what has happened? No wi-fi, always broken, exhorbitant charges for it in any case and lacksadasical service at reception. If it wasn't for the security staff who were amazing, we would have been disappointed. River Club - NB wifi is a basic necessity...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Simon B Thank you for the review and bringing your concerns to our attention, it is only with feedback from our guests that we can ensure that all our service to our guests is great Please accept our sincerest apology for the Wi-fi problem, we have only realized when there is a few guests on the wi-fi at the...

Reviewed 13 September 2015

The service by management and staff are exceptional. The rooms and clean and nice The outdoor facilities are great and cater for younger people The log cabins are nice and cozy and i would recommend it to anybody

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Manie B Thank you for the wonderful review, Your review will be communicated through to all the staff and we hope to welcome you back real soon!!!! Kindest regards Eben Swart Resort Manager

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a full week here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The accommodation was perfect and the staff very helpful. Would most certainly go back again sometime. There is so much to see and do in and surrounding Knysna.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Berenice R Thank you very much for the lovely review!!! We will most certainly send your review through to all the staff, It is always good to give a review such as this through to our staff as it motivates all of us to deliver even better service. We hope to welcome you back soon!!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My stay was excellent, very nice resort, central and good service. We stayed out of season so resort was quiet, just the way we like it. Chalets are well maintained and spacious. Amenities excellent and good space for kids

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review, we will communicate these kind words to our team!!! And we look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna River Club soon!!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart Resort Manager

Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

I visited the river Club I few years ago . The chalets were warm and inviting . The wooden houses on stilts with porches realky added to the cabin feel . The view looking out onto the river and lagoon was a piece of heaven every morning . The pool area was great .the jacuzzi was a bonus . I...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Bilkees A Thank you for the lovely review of Knysna River Club, we always appreciate feedback and to receive such a positive review is a bonus. It is really lovely to know that you enjoyed your stay ,the chalet and the activities we provide!! We hope to welcome you back in the near future!!! Kindest regards Eben Swart Resort...

Reviewed 26 August 2015

My wife and I stayed in room no 1, its a lovely spacious chalet(honeymoon suite) on the river, we had a lovely view of all the surrounding area's it seems secluded yet town is a stone throw away and all other view points and activities are within an hours drive or less (well situated to take families on outings) We...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Columbus 585 Thank you for the excellent review of Knysna River Club. It is heart warming to receive such a review and this always motivates our staff. We will communicate this through to them and we hope to welcome you back soon!!! Kindest regards Eben Swart Manager Knysna River Club

Brackenfell, South Africa
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This place is amazing. This was our second visit and we will come again and again. The log cabins is very practical and nice to stay in. The staff were very friendly and we were even invited for cupcakes and tea. We also got discount to some of the nearby attractions. We will definitely visit again.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Mr Van Eeden Thank you very much for the wonderful review!!! It is always nice to communicate a review like yours through to all the staff!!! We are glad you enjoyed, your stay with us and hope to welcome, you back soon!!!! Mariska Management

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the water's edge of the Knysna Lagoon, Knysna River Club is a private enclave of charming, luxury self-catering log chalets in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route coast. Surrounded by shady trees and well-tended gardens, the resort offers security, privacy and comfort for guests looking to unwind, and is the ideal venue from which to explore the quaint lagoon-side town of Knysna. Whether you want an active holiday or the chance to relax in the tranquil surrounds, we offer you a value for money accommodation, in a convenient location close to all amenities, the warm hospitality of our friendly staff, the comfort of our upgraded chalets and the opportunity to experience an unforgettable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna River Club

Address: Sun Valley Drive | Costa Sarda, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $94 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna River Club 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for second floor unit closer to lagoon. Better views and less noise.”
gehanv, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you can choose to have a room on the lagoon front - or a garden room surrounded by lovely trees yet not in the total shade.”
121jennys, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“chalets near the estuary offer lovely views at sunset”
POPSSouthAfrica, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“One of three facing the river”
547JaneR547, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No 8 House was great really inside the nature”
evangelosk188, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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