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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

petersfield
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

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 

lausanne
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Luxury retreat with a laid back feel.Amazing location with fantastic views over water. Well appointed room, great bathroom, large balcony to enjoy the view in private. Helpful and friendly staff. Nice English breakfast.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the view and your time here. We look forward to seeing you back at Head over Hills again. More 

Forest of Dean
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This hotel has absolutely fantastic views. We really loved our time here. We stayed in the Captains room which we would certainly recommend. It is a luxury retreat, but with a laid back feel. If we were in the area again we would revisit.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful time with us. We loved having you here and we do hope and believe that we will see you in the future again. More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Excellent room and good breakfasts. Delightful hosts. Minor attention needed to fixtures in the bathroom and open plan bathroom would not be everyone's taste but otherwise accommodation very good and overall comfort was fine and with fabulous views.

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

Thank you so much for the stay with us, we really enjoyed meeting you guys. Thanks so much for the review we do take all the suggestions serious and make a effort to get to perfection. We loved having you and hope to see you in the future again. Sulani More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We are currently staying at this premises... However I felt the need to already now write this recommendation. We have seen some great hotels, however there's not many words that suit the grade of satisfaction that we experience here. We are staying in 'Pansy Shell' room, equipped with all one needs! We booked half an hour before arrival. When we... More 

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Head2014, Front Office Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Hi there Arnold, wow what an amazing review that you have written us. It was such a treat to have you two spontaneously come and stay with us at Head over Hills and we so look forward to having you guys back here, for much longer. We are so glad that you enjoyed the meal in house and the Chef... More 

Glasgow
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The view from the rooms of the Knysna heads is phenomenal and so is the sound of the waves crashing against the heads below. The rooms all have at least one and usually two sides of full glass windows to optimize the view and verandas look out over the heads. However, there is no shade provided so one has to... More 

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

It was a pleasure having you here and we are so glad that you enjoyed the view. Hopefully next time you can stay longer and we can upgrade you to a bigger a room. The comment we received from you is much appreciation and valued. Hope to see you in the near future. Many thanks and kind regards, Sulani More 

Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Amazing location in excellent condition with an overall caring and friendly approach - we really enjoyed the breakfast, well equipped self service bar in this area of knysna quite helpful - we definitely will return to this place.

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

Hi Thomas We also enjoyed your stay with us and hope and believe that we will see you in the future. Have a wonderful day. Sulani More 

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