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

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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 April 15, 2015

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 April 13, 2015

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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