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Hide Away Guest House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the privilege of spending a night at this beautiful gem of a guest house Hide Away Guest House. Magnificent room, clean, neat and very comfortable. Spacious bathroom with white towels and black towels for wiping off makeup or suntan lotion - what a brilliant idea!! The view of the old train bridge and The Heads...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you so much for taking the time to do the comprehensive review of your very short stay with us. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Take care and kind regards. Cecil & Colleen

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Beautiful Guest house. Immaculately kept. Rooms and verandahs/balconies overlooking the Lagoon. Colleen and Cecil were very helpful -- great suggestions for making the most of time in Knysna. Fine breakfasts. Could not ask for more.

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you for the great review of your time spent with us at Hide Away Guest House. We are always greatly encouraged by the comments from our guests as we realise that a large percentage of our future guests are influenced by what they read about us on the many guest review sites available these days. We do...

Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's a great place to stay. Cecil is always giving you great advices where to go and enjoy the city. the breakfast next to the pool is awesome and the rooms are clean and with nice space. great location close to the watefront. I really recomend this guest house.

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Eduardo Thank you for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. It is indeed a pleasure for us to receive positive comments from our guests and know that they have left us after enjoying our hospitality and the beautiful town we live in. We are looking forward to welcoming...

Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 6 March 2017

What's not to love? truly a lovely place to stay. Knysna is stunning! it is one of the more expensive stops along the garden route but you'll understand why when you there. My wife and I really loved the very large rrom we stayed in and would highly recommend Hide Away for couples looking for a spacious room that's super...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Clint Good to hear from you again! We hope you enjoyed the wedding you were attending after leaving us. Thank you for taking the time out to do the review on your stay with us - it is most appreciated. We know that these days, time is precious but good reviews certainly assist us in attracting new business...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Corrine and Cecil were our hosts for our one day stay in Knysna. Being welcomed in person by Corrine was a delight and once we were shown our room she sat with us and learned about our needs and wants whilst in the area. She informed us of many things to do and places to visit of which we did...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Bill & Val Thank you for the great review! It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and have you return for another night before heading to Bredasdorp to meet up with your friends. We hope you have had a taste of the beautiful area we live in and that you will return in the not too distant future and...

Aars, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed for three days and would have liked to stay longer, but our schedule didn't allow us to do so. Very helpful, friendly and hospitable hosts, alway ready to help. And then the breakfast, it was super!!

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Great to hear from you again and thank you for the short review on your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us and we certainly hope that you are planning a return trip to our beautiful country and will again include a stop with us here in Knysna....

Inverkip, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very warm welcome from Colin and Colleen. Given an upgrade to our room which was a great surprise. Room very large clean and a comfortable bed , nice size en suite, room has all you need including a mini bar and fridge. The room had a lovely verandah where you could have breakfast as an option which is a lovely...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Tim Thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us earlier this month. We have found that reviews are just so incredibly important these days as most of our guests check the reviews before making the decision to book and stay. Since your departure we have a little bit of rain...

haifa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

we were staying for 3 nights in the superior room. colleen is a wonderful hostess - she and her husband were helping us even before we arrived with restaurant booking. the room was great, everything you need and more, the minibar was full of stuff with decent prices. breakfast was good and fresh, you choose what you want to have...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Elad We know that guests often get bombarded by various booking sites to do reviews and get frustrated with all these requests, so we really appreciate your taking the time to do this review on your stay with us. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and Christiaan and discussing the various restaurants/ eating establishments you visited during your...

Halmstad
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My daughter and I stayed two nights and the house is so beautiful and welcoming and the owners are amazing. Colleen is better than any touristoffice I've ever visited. She helped us with finding nice restaurants and booking canyon adventure. Generous and varied breakfast and beautiful room with high comfort, bed, bathroom etc. I would love to come back!

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Ulrika How nice to hear from you again and thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us. As I was saying to Cecil, we learn so much from our guests about activities in and around our own area. We had a Dutch couple stay with us just after you left...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had a room upstairs with great view of the lagoon with the Stops (beware there is a narrow staircase up) with a balcony. Good breakfast cooked to order outside was a very good start on any day. The manageress was very nice and helpful , arranging things , advise and fixing stuff.

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mikael and Karin You have obviously now returned safely to Sweden where it is a little cooler than Knysna, where today our temperature is in excess of 25C! Thank you for taking the time to do the short review on your stay with us at Hide Away - it is most appreciated. We in fact learnt something about a...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hide-Away Guest House, a 4 Star TGCSA graded B&B, located on the Main Road into Knysna with excellent lagoon views and within walking distance of town. 7 well appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view cater for most budgets. Free wireless internet, air conditioning in all rooms and gym facility. Seasonal rates apply.Make Hide-Away Guest House your home-away-from-home on the Garden Route as you explore the area. Easy driving distances to Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hide Away Guest House

Address: 2 Keerom Street | PO Box 2600, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $78 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hide Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Close to the town center, walking distance to the Waterfront.”
manonmcd, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Second floor are the one with the best view.”
H8658ZNeduardog, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs if you want a view”
MikaelR810, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with views overlooking the Lagoon you will not be disapponted.”
alisonc70, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 1 which was a good size and great views of the lagoon.”
Ali24566, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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