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Head Over Hills

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22 Glen View Drive | Coney Glen, Knysna 6570, 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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Head over Hills was absolutely out of this world! From the moment that we walked in we felt "at home'! Everyone went out of their way to ensure that we were comfortable. The view from our room was heavenly and where ever you go in the guesthouse the scenery is just spectacular! We will definitely be back.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are really glad that you enjoyed it and felt so at home. We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope that we will seeing you guys again very soon. Many thanks once again for taking the time to review Head over Hills. More 

Ladybrand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Received a very warm welcome from the owners. The rooms are beautifully appointed with fantastic views. The breakfast has a wonderful selection and the staff are very friendly and extremely helpful. My only complaint would be the water pressure and temperature control in the shower and the fact that the toilet in was a bit cramped in the corner.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review about our Head over Hills. We really enjoyed having you stay here and we are working on getting the water pressure and temperature perfect. Thank you for letting us know. We hope to see you back at Head over Hills in the near future. Many thanks and stay well. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

we recently spent a long weekend with friends at Head Over Hills. Starting from the amazing sights, everything at the hotel is outstanding. The rooms, all different, have all luxury required, two of them with sauna inside. Breakfast and dinner (on request) are made with high quality local seafood and shellfish.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we can provide the same service when you come back one day. So glad that we could spoil you More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Greatest place ever in Knysna.It is our second visit to Knysna but this time we got more than what we expected.The Birthday suprise during breakfast..The massages..the weather ..the host& hostesses..the entire package was exactly what we needed.I am more than refreshed and my wife cant stop smiling.Thanx guys you did make our stay unforgettable Enkosi kakhulu Kay and Spokie Davids... More 

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was only a pleasure to be able to do something special for you. We hope and believe we will see you again and that you will come and relax with us. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Rooms with amazing views from the relatively private balcony, friendly and attentive staff make this a great place to stay when visitng the beautiful Knysna. We will definitely be back to Head over Hills!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was lovely having you here and I truly hope that we will see you in the future again. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

After much research on the internet my wife and I selected H over H from the myriad of options available. After negotiating the long winding access roads and the steep steep drive way my first impression of the retreat was that it is just as it appears on the Internet photos. An amazing property, very well appointed and run by... More 

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Head2014, Public Relations Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure having you guys stay here at Head over Hills. Thank you very much for your wonderful review - we were all so happy whilst reading it. We are very glad that you enjoyed the dinners in house and we hope that you will be back soon. Within the last few weeks we have renovated the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Amazing views, lovely rooms, clean and bed was very comfortable. only let down was the showers! but we were told that they were being re-done and the problem would be sorted, would most definitely stay there again, The staff were great and very helpful, gave us great places to eat out and even booked it all for us.

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Head2014, Guest Relations Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Wow. What a lovely review to read. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here and when you come back to visit the next time the showers will be all sorted. :D. Thank you for staying at Head over Hills and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Jessica. More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Arrived very late at night to find "Happy" waiting for us in the dead of night who showed us to our fabulous Captains Room. Couldn't see a thing in the dark so awoke to the most spectacular view over the cliffs at the sea entrance to the Knysna Lagoon. This truly is a 5 star place with very good facilities... More 

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Head2014, Public Relations Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to having you stay here again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had a wonderful time staying at Head over Hills. Dear Neil and I managed to while away a few hours reminiscing about the old days and of course we cannot forget to mention his skills in the muffin baking department. Dear Joanna, thank you for giving us a great breakfast and start of the day. You guys are doing... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you are looking to go to South Africa, Knysna is stunning and Head Over Hills is as good as it gets. Nice rooms, friendly staff, owners are great, and the view is breathtaking! Can't wait to head back again!

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It was amazing to have you stay with us so long and hope that we will see you again. Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful time with us. Sulani More 

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