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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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  • 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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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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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
2 reviews
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed at The Alexander for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon on our drive from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth and our stay couldn't have been more perfect. The house is located in a beautiful area of Knysna with stunning views over the ocean. We had the honeymoon suite which was a lovely large room with a huge... More 

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

Wow - The Alexander house is the best place l can ever recommend to anyone, the services was awesome, thanks to Travis for the excellent service - that place will go down without you. You are amazing Love Kholeka

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This place is a little quirky but for all the right reasons: the view is stunning, the breakfast exquisite, the room sublime, and the service and attention to detail awesome. I do not think that there is better accommodation to be had in Knysna and Travis and Wayne are to be congratulated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Alexander delivers on all fronts. The Penthouse provided plenty of space for a relaxing and luxurious stay, not to mention the breathtaking view. The service was exceptional (special mention to Travis & Wayne). This was one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa. So much so, we returned for a second stay before the end of our... More 

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