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The Alexander

Certificate of Excellence
30 Glenview Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hobart, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very unique and beautiful guest house with great views, friendly service and attention to detail, overall Excellent. Perhaps to have some weather enclosure at the royal suite for those rainy days as to utilise Jacuzzi. Recommended restaurants was not really equal to the task in regards to wine selection, the food was ok

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the amazing and luxurious Royal Suite for 3 nights where the views were absolutely spectacular. The service were out of this world. Travis (and staff), you were fantastic and have raised the bar extremely high insofar that any other accommodation will be disappointing when compared to your very high standards. Your attention to every single detail I... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most amazing two nights in this guesthouse. Travis and Wayne were both so lovely and welcoming, and really made sure we felt perfectly at home. We stayed in the Captain's Suite and I cannot rave about it enough! It is basically an apartment on its own - your own little lounge, balcony area, a huge bathroom (with... More 

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent 3 nights stay at the Alexander during our Garden Route trip, so much so, that all other accommodation venues were quite disappointing by comparison. The standard of accommodation was of the highest and could not be found lacking in anyway whatsoever. The staff were excellent and really seemed to want to ensure that you were very... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Views so gorgeous, that they will make you gasp, very attentive service, lots of little extras that raise this establishment to the next level. The decor is OTT luxurious. It won't be to everyone's taste, but it is wonderfully comfortable, and the proprietors have thought of everything - from the welcome fruit bowl to the complimentary sherry, to the nightly... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

what an experience, the breakfast is to die for, the rooms are outstanding i was lucky to stay in the honeymoom room i really didnt want to leave my room it had everything i could desire, the staff are amazing and Travis just couldnt go out of his way to make our holiday fabulous. will be back in the summer... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We've stayed at the Alexander house for 4 nights. What an amazing holiday! We are already looking at dates to book our next stay. The sign on the front door reads ' May all who come as guests leave as friends' and you do, you leave feeling a little bit sad because you are leaving your new friends behind. Everyone... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Thank you very much for an amazing stay at Alexander Guest House! Wie enjoyed it very much, especially the unbelievable "Full service" by Front Desk including Chauffeur, incredible breakfast.... ......

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My wife and I recently booked in at The Alexander for our Honeymoon. The first clue of how well they treat their guests was when Travis called us the morning of our arrival date. We had just left a B&B in J-Bay, where we had slept over the previous night on route from East London. Travis asked us how the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stayed at the Alexander for only one night in April. The views from all the decks are breath taking! We were warmly received by Travis and made to feel welcome from the moment we checked in. The service from all the staff (and Travis in particular) exceeds most 5 star standards-without any request from us, dinner reservations were tentatively... More 

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