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Kanonkop Guest House

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

We spent three heavenly nights in the Sivuyile suite: a very quiet and private room with a balcony overlooking the pool. Liesl greeted us with a glass of wine, showed us around the property, and provided excellent service throughout our stay. She booked dinners for...More

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Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded June 28, 2016

Dear Ann C Thank you for the wonderful review! I am glad that we could make an impact on your SA trip and seems like we were able to do everything that would have made your stay comfortable and enjoyable! Our pancakes are a winner...More

Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

From the paradise room, I think it's called, it's a beautiful view. Gibson greeted us warmly. Spending a little time talking to him and looking at the stars was a joy. Arriving on a rainy winter night, we found a great cozy welcome here. We...More

1  Thank jeganreich
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded June 20, 2016

Dear TripAdvisor Member Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am pleased that you received a warm and cozy feeling from us upon arrival and during your stay. Paradise is a very beautiful suite, as well as any of our other luxury lagoon facing rooms....More

Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

First the upsides...excellent service, great views and very homely. Where I struggle to give it 5 stars is that the room we stayed in did not have air conditioning and while it was cool, with all the windows closed (we usually don't risk keeping ours...More

1  Thank GautamStamford
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded June 7, 2016

Dear GautamStamford Many thanks for the review. I am glad you had a pleasant stay, even though short. We do hope you will come and visit again. The garden rooms are beautiful as they share a deck between the two suites that you can overlook...More

Reviewed May 20, 2016

Kanonkop House was the starting point for our tour of the Garden Route. It is beautifully placed with sweeping views of the lagoon and Knysna Heads. We spent a few nights here and really appreciated the local knowledge of our host Mark who grew up...More

1  Thank Jemtide
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded May 24, 2016

Dear Jemtide Many thanks for the wonderful review! It is always such a pleasure to read that you had a memorable experience with us. Mark is wonderful with organizing and booking things at short notice. And I think our guests enjoy chatting to a 'local'...More

Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely property atop Kanonkop Hill with spectacular panoramic views overlooking the lagoon and the Knysna Heads. Beautiful views from our room and every room in the main house. The first night we stayed in the Forest room and weren't too keen on it...More

3  Thank Deborah T
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded May 19, 2016

Dear Deborah T Thank you so much for these kind words. I am so glad that you got to experience our beautiful part of the word. The private dinner was an extra special touch that I am pleased you got to experience. The dessert you...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Minibar
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$255 - US$687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#3 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$255 - US$687 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#3 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
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Ayanda M
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Good Morning Many thanks for your enquiry. I regret we are struggling with your dates. I have a stunning 5 bedroom Villa with incredible views that would be perfect, however it is only available from the 20th onwards. The... More
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pbumpers
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Dear PBumbers Many thanks for your enquiry. We have 4 stunning suites overlooking the forest canopy, lagoon and all the way out to the famous Heads in the distance. They are Paradise, Sunbird, Forest and the penthouse... More
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"The view is wonderful - so worth the extra money"
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"All rooms are amazing!!"
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"Just be careful - there is no AC (wasn't a problem at all for us, the weather was lovely)!"
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