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Leisure Isle Lodge

4.0 of 5 87 Bayswater Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the lodge for three days after traveling along the garden route. The lodge is right next to the lagoons edge which made for a lovely walk in the morning whilst the tide was out. The restaurant was great but you needed a car if you wanted to eat elsewhere as there were no restaurants on the island.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Hotel was lovely and cosy, very friendly and helpful staff and lots of entertainment indoors and outdoors! Huge DVD selection, warming towl racks, underfloor heating, bike hiring and quaint bar were just some of the highlights. Also lovely welcoming drinks!

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Durbanville, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A cold Knysna was forgotten with a warm welcome at Leisure Isle Lodge. We never visited Leisure Isle before and was just looking for a break. We were Wowed at an awesome place. The lodge and the setting is stunning, but even better than that are the friendly and helpful staff. David and Audrey are true assets. The food (and... More

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Constantia, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This hotel has stunning views of the Knysna Heads across the lagoon! We stayed in a Family Room for two nights, which was comfortable and roomy. The staff were attentive and friendly, and went out of their way to make us and our children feel at home. The communal area is an incredibly welcoming and relaxing space - this has... More

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Johannesburg
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I chose to end the Otter Trail with 4 nights of amazing luxury, best service in a simply sublime setting. The staff were brilliant, friendly, accommodating, friendly and professional, making us feel special and right at home. The rooms and facilities are unbelievable, well decorated and sophisticated. The food and the overall experience was world class and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It is May - winter for SA, and things are quiet here. Where is everyone? We are winding up a month long trip through Zambia, Botswana and South Africa. We've been baked, fried, and served. We've been spoilt with 3 course meals and hiked for 8 hours a day...a delightful blend of service and serve yourself. We can't thank Cher... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Spending 4 nights at this beautiful, picturesque, tranquil establishment has been the best thing we needed after doing the five day Otter Trail. We were warmly welcomed and shown around by their competent, friendly staff. Walking into our Junior Suite was like walking into paradise, with soft, beige, whites, brown & blues tones that make you want to sink into... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Our 2nd stay at the lodge was just as nice as the first time. Welcome drinks when you arrive,sherry and fruit in your room, all add to the extra touches which make this place a cut above the rest. Very friendly and helpful staff who assisted with restaurant reservations and local knowledge of the area. Beautiful rooms, comfortable beds with... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed at Leisure Isle Lodge as a stop over point on the Garden Route. What a lovely place it was. The room was well appointed with all the luxuries you needed for a very comfortable stay. Beautiful bathroom with bath and shower and to top it all a very comfortable bed with great linen. I would most certainly recommend... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My husband and I felt Leisure Isle Lodge was a real find especially with their winter special (book 2 days and get 1 free). We were delighted with the room upgrade that they gave us ... they are an establishment that over delivers! The staff were fabulous!! It was an outstanding experience in every way. The restaurant top class! We... More

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Address: 87 Bayswater Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Leisure Isle Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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