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The Alexander

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   30 Glenview Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an amazing place. My fiance and I were blessed to book into the Alexander and from the time we were greeted by Travis we were in awe of what a beautiful and special place this is. We spent 3 nights in the Pilots View Penthouse Suite, which was absolute luxury, with breathtaking views and our own private pool. The... More

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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

location, everything refined.We were pampered. very good. very good very good very good very good very good excellent breakfast, near elephant center. per accontentarvi nella richiesta dei caratteri proseguo in italiano

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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 on Tripadvisor. It is good to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. To receive 6 "Very Goods" form you is such a great compliment and for that The Alexander House team thanks you! We look forward to being of service to you in the future. Kind... More

Tenerife, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by Wayne and Travis at a mind blowing friendly place with big smiles and a glass of wine.The whole ambiance and luxury of the Alexander needs to be seen to believe. stayed in the Captains Quarters utter bliss, wanted to find one fault somewhere but not possible in any way,every detail has been carefully thought out to... More

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

Hello Peter and Jan, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House on Tripadvisor. It was such a pleasure meeting you both and enjoying your company. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Alexander House someday soon. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic location overlooking the sea (we watched the whales on morning). The house was beautiful throughout with amazing views and a real feel of luxury. The owner and those that worked there were all friendly and extremely helpful. They even lay on a complimentary shuttle service into town for dinner. They couldn't do enough for you and we had a... More

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

Hello Omar, Thank you fro sharing your experience at The Alexander House on Tripadvisor. We are truly happy that you enjoyed your stay with us during your Honeymoon and look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More

Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at The Alexander and were greeted warmly (on the warm summer day)! Our room looked out on the amazing ocean views. The patio was set up for a nice swim and the bedroom was able to look out over the view as well. Very nice place and I would recommend it.

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

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. It is always rewarding to learn that our guests have enjoyed their stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back someday soon. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team More

East Rand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a stunning guest house. Honeymoon suite was top luxury with cozy fireplace and jacuzzi on deck with gorgeous views of Knysna heads. Excellent and personal service and attention to detail, qualities you do not get at a conventional hotel. We were made to feel like royalty. We would recommend The Alexander to anyone wanting a romantic getaway. Cannot wait... More

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

Good day, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at The Alexander House on Tripadvisor. It is good to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Kind regards, The Alexander House Team. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Staff very friendly and welcoming Very comfortable accommodation, communal areas beautifully arranged, and bedrooms all with great ocean views Amazing breakfast Would definitely go back we were sorry to leave!

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

Hello Karen, It was an absolute pleasure to read that you enjoyed your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna. We look forward to welcoming you someday soon again and thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Brentwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A luxury Guest House with stunning views, great accommodation, wonderful breakfast, all provided by Wayne and his great team. There is a message on the front door which says ' arrive as guests and leave as friends' and that summed up our experience. The real personal touch, and nothing is too much trouble, from a first night dinner reservation made... More

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

Good day, Thank you fro sharing your experience at The Alexander House, Knysna, on Tripadvisor. We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at The Alexander House and hope to be welcoming you back someday soon. Kind regards, TRAVIS. More

Durbanville, South Africa
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Staying @ The Alexander was all worth it. It has a beautiful view and beautiful and interesting décor. The breakfast display is awesome with all sorts of interesting food you would not expect at any breakfast buffet. The friendly and helpful staff made our stay pleasant.

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

Hello Ilze, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House with Tripadvisor. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay at The Alexander House. It is always very rewarding to read that our guests have enjoyed their stay and the service they receive at The Alexander House. We look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. Kind regards,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This cliff top luxury B&B features wonderful rooms with gorgeous views and an excellent staff team led by owner Wayne Alexander. They think of everything, including extra binoculars to watch the dolphins and whales, a phenomenal breakfast buffet, pre-bookings at the best dinner spots, and complimentary chauffeur to take you back and forth on the steep winding streets. A perfect... More

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

Hello Denis & Marianne, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Alexander House with Tripadvisor. It is appreciated when we read how our guests have enjoyed The Alexander House, Knysna. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you both at The Alexander House and we look forward to welcoming you back someday soon. 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*
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