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The Alexander

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30 Glenview Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In April 2015 the Mrs. and I went on a 4, 500km road trip through the Northern, Western and Eastern Capes of South Africa. The original plan was to skip Knysna and head back to Pretoria via the Karoo. Since Alma (the Mrs.) had never been to Knysna we took a detour and planned to spend two nights in Knysna.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i have been all over Knysna but The Alexander was the highlight of my trip you feel so welcome when you book in everyone is so kind and takes a interest in what ever you do and say complaint or compliment they make sure you feel like a king. rooms are Gorgeous and staff are all great people to deal... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we checked in, we were incredibly well looked after and made to feel very welcome. We stayed in the pearl room, which was a big opulent room with excellent bathroom. The deck was large, with sun loungers and table & chairs and stunning ocean views. Breakfast was literally unbelievable, in the amount of home made breads, muffins... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a far cry from a soul-less hotel stay - this outstanding guest house offers an extraordinary location and views coupled with comprehensive facilities, attentive service, careful attention to details and individual requirements and certainly the best possible breakfast around - whatever your tastes.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed and there were already several restaurants for us pre-booked for the evening. The guest house is very beautiful and tastefully furnished and offers every luxury that is imaginable incl. view of the bay and the sea. The breakfast is outstanding and must be mentioned separately.

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Wiltshire
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pure luxury. Wayne and his team have created an ultimately stylish yet truly welcoming environment. We stayed in the honeymoon suite which was spacious, beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you may ever need and then some! The huge deck had ever changing views over the ocean and a lovely hot tub in which to sit, drink in hand and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning!! Excellent service all around, beautiful room and most amazing views! Very homely and friendly staff! Thank you for making our honeymoon something to remember forever! Graeme & Zelda

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wayne has created, here, a truly spectacular accommodation. The house is stunningly decorated and the rooms follow suit. While the customer facing team is small, their presence and personalities make all the difference. So much so that Travis, Memory and Luvo deserve shout outs for there warm hospitality and attention to detail. My fiancé and I stayed in the Honeymoon... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Wayne und Travis are perfect hosts ! The rooms and the view from the head of Knysna are absolutely amazing ! The Breakfast is like a dream coming true ! We will definitely come back to this lovely place ! It can not be better ! Just perfect and great !!! thank you so much for unforgettable days at your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great place on Knysna Heads. Service second to none. Breakfasts amazing. Hosts very welcoming and helpful (restaurant recommendations and bookings etc). Stayed in Pearl Room - good size bedroom, excellent furnishings and a super large size deck overlooking the Heads. Nice touch is the free ride into town and back every evening. Highly recommended.

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