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    Waterfront Lodge

    The Point Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    • Excellent82%
    • Very good15%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 13 April 2016

    My only criticism of this hotel is that I couldn't stay longer than one night! We arrived late afternoon and Marion greeted us, showed us around the property and to our rooms and then left us to unpack. Every room has a balcony with views...More

    Thank DWhiteBasingstoke
    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    We were recommended to the Waterfront Lodge by friends who had stayed in 2009 and it most certainly did NOT disappoint! Marion and Gavin are tremendous hosts and went the extra mile to ensure that our stay was perfect. We had a lovely room on...More

    Thank josephines205
    Reviewed 21 March 2016

    This review is very late (better late than never) but just getting round to updating my TripAdvisor. We stayed at The Waterfront Lodge last February (2015) on a travelling trip to South Africa. Marion and Gavin were amazing hosts. Attentive, helpful making sure we had...More

    Thank Jarders-82
    Reviewed 15 March 2016

    We have stayed here four times and have never been disappointed with the friendliness and good service we receive from Marion and Gavin. The location is slightly out of the town, but very peaceful with a lovely garden and many visiting ibis and guinea fowl....More

    Thank Margaret J
    Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

    My dad used to say horses for courses and I appreciated we are all different. After staying in 7 different places so far some over £200 a night (Mont Rochelle, Franschoek)I still rate this place as fantastic. Loved sitting on the balcony of our room...More

    Thank bobannieo
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    Room Tips
    "A rear facing room"
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    "Top floor rooms at back of hotel, centre and honeymoon suites particularly good."
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    "lakeside best"
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    "2nd floor over looking lagoon (probably dearer) though all rooms are good."
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