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Overview
Farm Portion 185, Leeuwenbosch End of Rheenendal Road, Rheenendal, Knysna 6576 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

very nice staying in Homtini. Everything was perfect and warm welcoming by Michelle. needed to be away from the hectic life of the city, Homtini Guest Farm is a place to be. Once more thank you guys keep on doing your good work.

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Thank pumla2018
Response from Homtini, Manager at Homtini Guest FarmResponded September 6, 2018

Hi Pumla, thank you so much for your feedback and I am over the moon that you enjoyed your stay at Homtini! Hope to see you again very soon! Michelle

Reviewed August 30, 2018

Ideal location to appreciate the natural beauty of the area. Spectacular views from our accommodation. Walk/hiking trails were well marked and enjoyable. Staff are super friendly and went (literally) went the extra mile for us

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

So we've been staying in the Wild Olive cottage. Its a lovely cosy spot, but if you don't mind not showering its for you. No running water for the past 4 weeks of our stay. The fist week was nothing short of a trickle... A...More

Thank ShaneD1642
Response from Homtini, Front Office Manager at Homtini Guest FarmResponded August 10, 2018

Hi Shane, Thank you for your feedback. Firstly, we sincerely apologise for the persistent water troubles at the cottage you have been staying at. After making arrangements consistently to fix it, I am relieved that it is finally working - the problem with the water...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

This place is absolutely amazing and cosy. We booked the Hazel cottage for Fergie (Jack Russel) joined us for the weekend. We will definitely be back to visit again. It was raining, so the fireplace worked overtime. Love the Forest walks close to our cottage.

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

This tented accommodation is set in the beautiful forests just outside Knysna. Each tent is privately placed so that you are secluded from your neighbour. Everything is thoughtfully laid out and neat and clean and the staff are discreet and friendly. Some drawers or a...More

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Description
Homtini Guest Farm with its stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains is a 90Ha working farm nestling in the indigenous forest overlooking the Homtini pass. It lies along the old Seven-pass Route between Knysna and More George and is very close to the Millwood Forest Reserve and gold mine. Accommodation consists of three luxury, self-catering cottages, privately situated all with their own tree-top veranda's one family bungalow and four secluded tented lodges:All cottages have stunning views and offer a great deal of privacy and tranquillity. It is a 20-minute drive to Knysna, 5 minutes from local shops and 15 minutes to the nearest beach. We are surrounded by several Nature Reserves whilst being situated in a friendly rural community.Two family lodge tents (each sleeping family of 4) on a secluded site with a campfire and a separate shared rustic kitchen but your own braai, fridge and tea-making facilities.Two private & fully self-contained luxury tents for couples, in the shade of the indigenous forest, looking down the Homtini river valley. Tents are on a large, secluded site, with en-suite bathrooms and a wooden verandah.Located on the edge of the forest with beautiful views, each tent is equipped with a fridge, double bed, a dining table, a wooden cupboard, with cups, plates and utensils. All linen and towels are provided, as well as an electric kettle for your cup of tea in the morning. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Rheenendal
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Rheenendal
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"The website gives a clear and helpful description of the accommodation available"
royh859
Oct. 19, 2016
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"The Canopy was our super chalet. However there are lovely tents too"
johnsU3830ND
Jun. 22, 2016
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"We stayed in a luxury tent overlooking the Knysna forest tree tops - awesome"
KarenH106
Mar. 2, 2016
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"You can't see any of the other units, each one in it's own little tranquil spot."
elmav2016
Feb. 21, 2016
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