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The Alexander

5.0 of 5 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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London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My wife and I had a wonderful few days stay at The Alexander. The House and rooms were excellent and the whole experience was first class. Wayne and Travis made us feel very welcome and could not have done more to ensure that we had the best of times. Of particular merit was the car that was arranged to take... More

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic place. They have mastered the art of letting their guests feel both comfortable and spoilt at the same time. The rooms are luxurious and hospitality excellent. Spotting whales was a bonus:).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the warm welcome to the fond farewell .... we can't fault this lovely place at all. Great food, magnificent 'honesty bar', stylishly decorated rooms with brilliant views of the sea and lagoon heads. The owner, Wayne and staff, Travis & Billy genuinely want you to have the best time and do as much as they can to make sure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best guesthouse we ever booked in 11 times we visit South Africa. Outstanding service, quality of breakfast, rooms, views, extra service. We definitely stay again! Thanks a lot for everything, we enyoed it very much

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna. It was a pleasure welcoming you to The Alexander House and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In the 11 times we visited South Africa, it was the best guesthouse we have ever stayed in. Excellent room and private deck, very good breakfast ( one cannot imagine what delicous food is served!) Please see the photo with the eggs Florentine made by Wayne, the owner himself. We felt very much "at home" not only in our room,... More

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. It is with great pride that we read your review. It was a pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to The Alexander House and we look forward to welcoming you back someday in the future. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent a night at Alexander's and had a wonderful experience. The team is very welcoming and assisted with table booking and transfer. The next morning, breakfast was simply amazing! Great time!

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on TripAdvisor. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to The Alexander House. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Laval, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay in Alexander Guest House is memorable. The reception by our hosts, is definetely what we will remember! They made everything to make our stay an unforgettable experience! the beauty of the House and, the refinement of the decoration, is also exceptionnal. The view of the ocean from the top of the mountain is something to. The breakfast is... More

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure knowing that we managed to make your experience such a memorable one and look forward to welcome you back someday in the future. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Leuven, Belgium
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is without question the best place we visited in South Africa. Beautiful, spacious rooms with all possible amenities (even a private laptop) and a huge sun terrace overlooking the ocean. The receptionnist Travis caters for your every need. Guests are driven to the restaurant in the evening by their private driver (we highly recommend Anchorage Restaurant!).

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you fro taking the time to share our experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your review and look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Alexander for 2 nights and had a great time! It's an absolutely wonderful place where you are treated like a king. The rooms are big and have a nice balcony overlooking the sea. The breakfast was the best we had in SA! We were welcomed with a lovely wine and dinner was already booked for us.... More

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Michiel, Thank you for submitting your review on TripAdvisor, sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay at The Alexander House and we look forward to being of service to you in the future, once again. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More

Vienna, Austria
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pilot view room, I think it was called, and it was just wonderful. The 5 star B&b itself as a whole is excellent, beautiful locatiob, wonderful service, excellent breakfast, staff very helpfull, attentive and personal. We just loved it there and if we ever go back to Knysna, we will stay there again!

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna. It was a pleasure welcoming you and having you stay at The Alexander House. We look forward to welcoming you back someday. Kind regards, The Alexander House team. More

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Address: 30 Glenview Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Alexander 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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