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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

great hospitality, tasty breakfast buffet, beautiful interior design, it was safe to go for a run along the lagoon, calm neighborhood yet close to all amenities, beautiful large garden with swimming pool where one can relax

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice Building and Garden. Very friendly staff and delicious food. Close to the center of Knysna. Overlooking The lagoon. Go there if you are in Knysna. The City and Area offers a lot of activitys and landscape.

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Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights, and the welcome we received and the quality of the accommodation and service were exceptional. The rooms are large and we also had an enclosed terrace, our bathroom boasted a double shower and a jacuzzi bath and his and her sinks. The breakfasts are substantial and served by very pleasant and helpful staff. If... More 

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ParkesManor, Manager at Parkes Manor, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you liked your stay a lot. For all other readers I would like to comment that this guest stayed in our honeymoon suite. Only this suite has a double shower and a jacuzzi bath. All other rooms have a normal shower and a normal bathtub. More 

Saudi Arabia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

memorable stay at beautiful house with nice view of the garden and the lagoon . helpful staff very comfortable beds and soft sheets spacious rooms with nice English style. adequate breakfast with wide selection cold and hot buffet we love our stay there

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

After quite a long drive, we eventually found Parkes Manor just the south side of Knysna. The Manor is a beautiful large quite traditional house with excellent views out to the lagoon. Our room , number 1, had a huge balcony overlooking the lagoon, and was quite luxurious with its fittings.The grounds were also quite exquisite with a beautiful pool... More 

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Paarl, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this magnificent place for 2 nights en route to the Fish River Sun. What a superb place, from the special greeting on arrival to the warm friendly departure. The staff are friendly, but well trained. The rooms, in fact the whole place was stunning, including the grounds and the view over the lagoon. Will definitely be coming back... More 

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Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This place is beautiful, friendly and clean. Of the 6 different hotels we stayed in in South Africa so far this was the 12 year olds favorite. Every room has a balcony and great bathroom. The beds and pillows were comfortable and grounds are wonderful. The breakfast in the morning was also good.

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Thank shira s
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8 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Great value for Money in this peaceful, spacious residence right in the edge of town. Top: great garden facilities. Would always recommend to go if luxury is not needed. Has a Bar also to chill out AT Night. Waterfront only 5 min Drive away from House.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stayed here for one night on our way home from CT and it was good. Probably won't be my first choice in Knysna but the rooms were spacious and the bed comfortable. The manager on duty was very informative and friendly. The floors are highly polished so found them quite slippery. The carpet in our room, as well as... More 

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Montagu, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We visited Parkes Manor on the 20th of February 2016 in order to run the Knysna Heads Marathon on the 21st. It was a last minute booking. The manager, Albert, and the rest of the staff went out of their way to accommodate us. They supplied us with a snack to eat at 5am before we set off and then... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering an outdoor pool and a cosy lounge and bar, Parkes Manor is a classic, historical house located within 2 km from the Knysna Waterfront with perfect views over the lagoon.The country-style suites are elegantly decorated and feature under-floor heating, a sofa and an airconditioner. It also includes a desk, safe, DSTV, tea/coffestation, minibar and ensuite bathroom with a bath and shower. Some suites offer a view of the Knysna lagoon.At Parkes Manor guests can enjoy breakfast in the dining room and light meals are available upon request during the day. An array of restaurants can be found within 2 km.Guests can relax on the terrace and in the large, parklike gardens which surround the swimming pool. Nearby attractions include the Knysna Heads, the Knysna Waterfront and Brenton-on-Sea beach.Free Wi-Fi and free parking is available and the George Airport is within 1 hours’ drive. ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Azalia St., Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $126 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We saw several rooms and they were all of similar standard.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulCourt_13, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ROOM # 6 is spacious”
 of 5 bubbles fahad4d, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 2 are quite superb with excellent views over the Lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles 38gordon79, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in the pink room on the ground floor! Dark and dingy. All other rooms lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 28rebecca, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Second floor balcony rooms for the best sunsets”
 of 5 bubbles JJS1986, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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