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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The B&B was one of the nicest I've ever stayed in. Not only was the decor beautiful but the staff couldn't have been nicer. They were knowledgeable of the area. Recommendations for dinner were wonderful. The B&B sits high on a hill. The views were breathtaking. I would certainly return.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mary R Many thanks for your wonderful review. I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that the staff we helpful and that we were knowledgeable of the area. It always helps having a 'local' at hand to assist with recommendations in the area. I do hope you will return and look forward to hosting...

Colchester
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Mark and the Team were perfect hosts. Providing a perfect stop after a very hectic Safari. They made our family very welcome from the very start to the fond farewell. Breakfasts are everything you could wish for and catered for. Evening meals 'out' can be recommended and taxis booked. Mark even passed on details of a friend in cape town,...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear AngeS600 Many thanks for the review. I am glad you got to spend some relaxing time with us after your Safari. I find that guests enjoy staying with us after all those early mornings, to have some down time, relax at the pool and really unwind. I am glad Mark was able to assist you with your Cape Town...

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed at the Kanonkop house for 2 nights. It was a wonderful experience. The house, amenities, service are all extraordinary. Mark was a wonderful host and he provided us with the best experience we could hope for. I highly recommend anyone visiting this area of South Africa to book a few nights at the Kanonkop house. Make sure you...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear jeanphilippe673 Many thanks for the review of Kanonkop House. It was great that you enjoyed all we had to offer. Mark is a wonderful host and enjoys chatting to the guests and recommending things to do in the area. I agree that you need to spend at least two nights with us - more if you can! Was wonderful...

Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 days , we didn't want to leave it was just so beautiful! The views from our room 'the forest room' were over the lagoon and to say they were stunning just isn't doing them justice. There was a small bar/ lounge where you could help yourself to drinks in sumptuous surroundings and...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear FoxPatricia Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am pleased you had such a wonderful stay and that you enjoyed the Forest Suite. It is a beautiful room and the view of the Forest and Lagoon from your private deck just makes this space special. I agree that we are more of a boutique hotel than a B&B and...

Knysna
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a wonderful stay at the Kanonkop House. The rooms were amazing, the view was spectacular and the people were the best part. We had a wonderful time speaking with the staff and getting to know Mark. I would recommend Kanonkop to anyone.

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Dear P3507NXsf Many thanks for your review. It is always wonderful to hear that the 'people are the best part' . This is what we are all about, personal service to all our guests. Thanks for recommending us as well :) Warm regards, Liesl, Mark & Kanonkop House Team

Washington DC
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The Kanonkop Guest House was the perfect place after spending 5 days in Kruger. The rooms and views were very peaceful and relaxing. We stayed in the forest suite and it was perfect. The patio was great to sip coffee in the morning and enjoy the views, and the jacuzzi tub was perfect after a day of hiking to relax...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear mcr2c Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I am so glad you found the tea pot! It is still a favorite with our guests when they join us for high tea, and now I know where to send them to find it! It was an absolute pleasure hosting you both and we did have wonderful chats about things...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Cannot top other reviews just 10 out of 10! Very best guesthouse experience we loved every moment, stayed in the Selwyn suite which is just "Wow" We looked at all the other suites, very different & all beautiful. There are so many amenities, just go & stay there to see for yourself!!. We give it all top marks:Staff,food,suites,location,views what more...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Veysey2013 Many thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for us. 10 out of 10 is what we like to hear! Our Selwyn Suite is amazing, just like the other suites, and like you said you would have enjoyed staying in any one of them! I am glad you had such a wonderful time with...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A little piece of paradise tucked away in Knysna. We were greeted by friendly and professional staff and the attention and service provided is world class. Kanonkop Guest House is home away from home. Each bedroom is uniquely decorated and that creates an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. The view are breath taking and the tranquil setting of the Knysna lagoon...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear tazsmith64 Wow! Many thanks for such a wonderful review and description of Kanonkop House. I am so pleased you had a great stay and that you got to relax and unwind in our little part of paradise. We hope you will visit us again and get to enjoy more of what Knysna can offer. Warm regards, Liesl and the...

london
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This house is stunning! It stands at the top of a hill overlooking Knysna, the views over the Lagoon are fabulous. The rooms are stunning. The house is beautiful and guests are free to share all public rooms and help themselves to drinks as they wish. The bedrooms are very stylish and have large verandas overlooking the Lagoon. The staff...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear SusibLondon Many thanks for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed our lovely lagoon views from the house as well as your room. I am pleased that your friendly staff could assist in making your stay a special one. We hope you will visit us again soon. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and Kanonkop House Team

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I have visited Kanonkop 4 times, with my wife only, with friends and for a Golf Tour. The Villa suits each occasion - Mark and Adele cater for all your needs and are very accommodating. This has to be one of the nicest places I have ever stayed at. The rooms are immaculate, the views breath-taking and the service world...

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Marc33 Thank you for your review. I am glad that you have had the opportunity to spend time with us a family and as a group. The golfers had a really good time and am pleased they got to golf at Simola and Pezula while they were here. I am sure you will see you again soon. Warm regards,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $310 - $1,174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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“all rooms are of high standard, as a family we had two room next to each other above the pool not in the main building - perfect!”
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