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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Was a lovely stay in Knysna. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Kid friendly venue with a special room for the kids with toys and dvd. View of lagoon stunning. Breakfasts were excelent! Great job team!!!

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Paarl, South Africa
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent Views and Excellent Service! Would surely be going again. Very relaxed!!! Breathtaking environment and friendly staff. Going the extra mile. Was for our honeymoon there and they made it extra special.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed in one of the family suites at this guesthouse in early August. It was perfect for our family of 4. There was a separate room for the children which was well stocked with DVDs, toys and games. The accommodations were beautiful and the view was spectacular. The pool was lovely but not heated so we couldn't use it...

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Started our honeymoon here and what an absolute pleasure. Beautiful views...very private...amazing staff. Stunning double shower big enough for two. Jacuzzi with big windows overlooking the Knysna river. We visited in winter so the heated rooms helped make the setting beautifully cosy. We will definitely be back ☺

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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Thank you for a relaxing and wonderful two day stay. Even our toddler loved the view and slept like a baby! Thank you for all the friendly staff and especially Mandy that assisted us last minute with accommodation. We will def be back again :-)

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a beautiful room overlooking the lagoon, with lovely large windows from each room. The bath and shower were very clean and there was also a view from the bathroom. Lovely and secluded by indigenous vegetation. Breakfast was excellent with 3 courses served. Very friendly service. Thank you for a lovely stay! If visiting in winter just check that...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed room 3 with the most incredible views all around. Even in gloomy weather it was perfect. Well equipped with electric blanket for the cold night, turn down Service, delicious crunchies, stunning shower and bath. All perfect. Highly recommended.

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Thank kaapie62
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights recently. We both have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place! From the beautiful lagoon suite we stayed in to the amazing service. Everything was perfect. We will definitely be back in the future!

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a fantastic time at Elephant Hide. Very friendly staff. Will become a permanent stop over for us when we travelling up coast. Rooms are all individually decorated and blends in with the surroundings. Absolutely beautiful!

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 July 2016

As a guest house owner, understanding quality and good service, my husband finds it difficult taking me for a "get away" !!! I can't speak more highly of Elephant Hide. They check all the boxes. We enjoyed the super clean unit, the little things that count for me: the teapot pot, coffee plunger, homemade crunchies, not to mention, the electrical...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $153 - $285 (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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