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Augusta Bay

30 George Rex Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Augusta Bay Hotel proved to be a memorable experience with excellent service, exceptional welcome and good food. The ambience of the hotel was relaxing and this was assisted by the location of the hotel.

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Graskop
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful team! Nice music. Breakfast of choice was included in price unexpectedly. Car could be parked inside, without extra cost. Free WiFi was working ok. Very nice and spacious location with nice views on bay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Anchen and Paddy, our hosts, were brilliant. They spoilt us. Excellent ambiance. Great breakfasts. Lots of extra effort. Poppy seed cake for breakfast with white chocolate....the way to start a day. Views spectacular. Greaaat stay. Brilliant. See you next year

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My wife and i had the pleasure of staying at Augusta Bay guesthouse at the end of April 2015, completely unaware of the negative reviews that i"ve just read about. We enjoyed our stay to the point where we actually extended our visit. it's now being managed by Antje and Paddy, and we were fortunately not subject to any of... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Great setting. Amazing sunsets!!! Check groupon.co.za to see regular specials on this establishment and save 50% on their normal rate. Great restaurants close by. 2 Days is enough for a stopover in Knysna.

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South West Rocks, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Augusta Bay towards the end of our 5 week African Holiday in 2013, the room was very spacious and extremely comfortable and the breakfast menu was great. The location was fantastic and was in walking distance to a fantastic little restaurant "Senza"" where we ate each night. Wonderful stay and we would definaely go... More 

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Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We can assure you this hotel is worth a visit. We were here in Dec 2010 and came back to see if we could find the same wonderful stay again. And we did. Of course Paddy is bussy repainting, but if you can see through a bit of paint... the hotel is still a wonderfull venue - opposite East Heads... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Under new management - the hotel is revitalised. Very clean and great service.The weather at this time of the year is a great contrast from the UK. The hotel has wonderful views across the Knysna heads.The resort is back to its fabulous best.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Under previous Management I have spent a number of nights at what was once an excellent Guesthouse. I admit I have not stayed there recently but I recently emailed them for accommodation. After a day or two I rang the Guesthouse, a lady by the name of Leia answered her cell phone, I could hear that she was not at... More 

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sweetle, Owner at Augusta Bay, responded to this review

I would like to apologize profusely to all the correspondents who have not experienced the excellent standards that were always provided at Augusta Bay during the past decade. Unfortunately I relocated overseas a few years ago and firmly believed that Augusta Bay was in good hands. To my dismay, I have learned that my supposed manager was using the funds... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

What a disappointment! As the saying goes, the first impression is often the right one. Right when you get into the guesthouse you can see the pool: the water was green ! We then went to the room. We were lucky enough to get one of the rooms with a beautiful view, however that was probably the only positive aspect... More 

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