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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the family unit for 3 nights. What an amazing stay and beautiful venue with incredibly friendly and helpful staff and owner. Beautiful reception and lounge with wood fireplace. Stunning view of the lagoon over the beautiful infinity pull. I would recommend this establishment to anyone wanting to experience Knysna and surroundings. Central yet removed from the hustle... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

The Elephant Hide of Knynsa Guest Lodge was one of the best, if not the BEST experience i've had..absolutely stunning views overlooking the Knynsa Lagoon put us in a relaxing mood immediately and we found everything to be beyond what we expected.... a real 5* experience

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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Really exceptional! Just so prefect we were both blown away by everything the views, the interior and the fantastic service and included breakfasts! Really so perfect, removed from the hustle and bustle of Knysna but within short driving distance of the waterfront. Loved it Jonathan & Cheron

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Thank JonathanBA
Durban
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Elephant hide was a breath of freash air. The room and bathroom perfectly set out for comfort and relaxation. Breakfast was also really good and the fire place got rid of the morning chills.It was a treat to stay here

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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Excellent rooms great views over the Knysna lagoon, terrific breakfast and the staff were truly helpful. It is situated a little way out of Knysna, but a relatively cheap taxi ride resolved that. Only small problem was that the heating was not working on the first night and neither did the electric blankets so we were pretty cold, but the... More 

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Thank LouiseTunbridgewells
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

My fiance and i absolutely loved our room. he loves the setting, as he is a very outdoorsy person. it had the right amount of nature and elegance for me. the view from the bath tub was amazing. love it!!

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Thank Tarryn F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

I haven't stopped raving about how wonderful a time my daughter and I had at this beautiful place. The staff is professional and very friendly, especially Ellias who took extra good care of us. Thank you!

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2015

This was the final stop on our vacation in South Africa. We self-drove from Cape Town via Oudtshoorn and the R62 Garden Route that took us through the beautiful Outaniqua Pass to George and finally to Knysna and the delightful setting of Elephant Hide. We were pretty tired when we arrived so it waslvely to be greeted in the parking... More 

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Reviewed 7 April 2015

Our chalet was spectacular, we had the most amazing views from our bed, bath, shower and the porch. The infinity pool is gorgeous. Friendly welcoming staff, nothing negative to say it really is a lovely spot.

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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Our 2 day stay exceeded all expectations. Everything that you see and read on the website, is exactly what the place entails - no sugar coating, no over-exaggeration, no false images, no misrepresentations - as with many other places. We are beyond impressed with the service and quality of this place. It is sheer luxury. Staff and Services are exceptional.... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is situated on top of the Welbedacht Cliff Tops 3km from Knysna Town, the Lodge overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua mountains. The theme of the Lodge is one based on natural beauty with stone and wood architecture combining to give that comfortable earth feel. This Knysna Accommodation has four suites with magical views of the Knysna lagoon from every corner of the room. The fifth and sixth suite while still enjoying lagoon views are embedded in indigenous “fynbos” surroundings attracting numerous bird species and giving that “hidden away” feeling. Enjoy a relaxing spa-bath while gazing into infinity. All the suites have double showers with views and are private.The lodge is a family run business that prides itself on personal service and ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Address: Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $168 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a lagoon facing room if available”
  • coffee and tea station, minibar and snacks
 of 5 bubbles nicky080686, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front end rooms, are the best for viewing the lake /lagoon.”
  • Television with selective satellite options
  • Spa Bath (big enough for 2 ;-D ) with a view.
  • Double Basins and spacious vanity
  • Large Double Shower with a view
  • Spacious room with beautiful view over the lake / lagoon.
  • Well Stocked Bar Fridge & Snack Basket
  • View from private deck.
  • Beautiful Spacious Room and comfortable couch
 of 5 bubbles L3845DQtaniab, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveBK, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Lagoon suite had terrible Wifi connectivity.”
 of 5 bubbles Ape_Bird, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lake view room”
 of 5 bubbles noeline9, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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