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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked online after extensive internet surfing and managed to secure the Captain's Suite. We were greeted by Willie and Wayne and immediately offered a drink from the bar. Willie showed us around the common areas and left us to finish our drinks on the balcony watching the waves before taking us to our suite. After a tour of our... More 

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

What can we say that others haven't said about The Alexander in recent reviews . Returned this year for our third consecutive stay for a week and we still say WOW when we enter the house and are met by Wayne's wonderful team . Simply stunning and memorable experience and a wonderful atmosphere as other guests all seem to share... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it here! You're always nervous booking accommodation from a web site eight months ahead but from the first email exchange we felt good about it! Travis was so helpful and at his suggestion he booked all our golf in advance to ensure we played where and when we wanted (the courses get very busy!). The house is stunning,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed our 2nd time at the alexander guesthouse and it was fantastic again! Location, view, staff, service...all 1st class!!! We will surely come back, promised! But only when Travis will send me the ingredients for there fantastic home-made cereal... :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a single night stay as part of our trip along the garden route partly to fit our other venues and partly because of availability - this place is popular (for good reason). The accommodation is luxurious- we stayed in the Pilot Suite which has breath taking views over the ocean. In truth it would be easy to spend days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What an amazing place. From the minute you walk in to Alexander House you know this is no ordinary guest house. Looking through the amazing spiral staircase you're faced with views of the the Indian Ocean. Check in was great with a welcome drink from Travis. We stayed in the Royal Suite & sitting in the hot tub overlooking the... More 

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