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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

eye for detail, beautiful room, rich breakfast, astonishing view from terrace, great jacuzzi, the private shuttle to town for dinner, everything was arranged to perfection to give you a perfect stay. The public room was nicely decorated, you directly feel at home . Friendly staff, Wayne loves to have a chat with you and that adds the personal touch. Lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wayne and Travis have the key to my idea of how it can be done: concept, small scale, meticulous attention to engineering and aesthetic detail, service beyond a 10. Probably my favorite boutique stay - ever. You guys rock it on the service side. Building and decor also 10+. And the views - 10++++ are great but it's the service... More 

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Almere
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i can only say one thing. GREAT Location great hosts and great rooms and then I did not mention the breakfast. Honesty bar incredible. Don't consider Or you stay there you do it you will not be disappionted

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome on arrival by Travis made me want to stay for a month. When Wayne, the owner, was just as hospitable, we knew we had made the right choice. Willie expertly showed us the intricacies of our well appointed room and regardless of the magnificent view, the sensational decor and the courtesy combi ride to dinner in town, it... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Good day David, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. We enjoyed meeting you both and we are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Alexander house, Knysna, and look forward to being of service to you once again in the future. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More 

Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Good day Dorian, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your weekend with us and we loo forward to welcoming you back someday. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you fro taking the time to share your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to read that you had some happy days with us and we look forward to being of service to you once again in the future. Kind regards, The Alexander House Teams. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

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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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 

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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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