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Simola Hotel & Spa

1 Old Cape Road | Simola, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Simola Hotel & Spa
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Ranked #20 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel (accommodation), Spa AND Restaurant (The Orchid Room) were above and beyond my expectations. The location is breathtaking. The golf course and property is ridiculously beautiful. We stayed for 2 nights and ate one night at the hotel restaurant which was brilliant. It has a real luxurious, exclusive feel and yet also manages to retain a personal and family-like... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi. I'm not an avid traveler but have been around and Simola hotel&spa in my opinion is 1st class. Set on a prestige location with spectacular views and modern amenities and at the same time feel like you can make it your home. Thanks for a great stay.

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Sadly we only managed to stay for one night, but it was enough to lure us back for another stay and this time for a week. We stayed in an executive suite that at has 2 bedrooms en suite so is ideal for a family or to share with another couple. The suite is self catering but restaurants abate plentiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Resort and views and are simply outstanding. The service is friendly and efficient. However perhaps the most amazing thing about this place is the accommodation. We stayed in a suite with views down the valley towards the lagoon. The size of the unit was enormous and very elegantly and well appointed. This would have to rate as one of... More 

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We enjoyed the Stay and Play offer and found every element of our stay to be memorable. Dinner in the Orchid Room restaurant was superb. Jacques Fourie, the executive chef, has done an incredible job and we had 2 meals of the highest standard in a fantastic restaurant overlooking the Knysna Heads and the Lagoon. Our accommodation was from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We accepted a special offer and did not regret that. Luxery suite with outstanding view over the golf course and Knysna and the lagune. Breakfast included as well as free golf with buggie (alternative massage) and 150 R reduction pr person on the dinner bill. The only negative thing was that the driving range was closed as the grass couldn't... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was a fab apartment with really stunning views !. There is also a fantastic golf course which again had amazing views and was really enjoyable to play. We stayed for a few days over Christmas and had an excellent Christmas Day buffet dinner. what more can I say ? Really really great place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

This could be an amazing hotel, it has all of the facilities and a good golf course, however, management do not seem to understand what good service is, which is a far cry from everything else we have experienced in S Africa. We upgraded from their standard room (just like Travel Lodge in the UK) to an amazing suite, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

For us the location was awful. Had to rely on hotel bus at a cost. Then a bit of a hit and miss getting a taxis back to hotel. The hotel is at a top of a very large hill. We had a car but didn't want to drink and drive. Accommodation was great. The breakfast was awesome. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just the location of this magnificent hotel is worth the visit. The facilities and location for the avid golfer are fantastic. The golf course is really special and not at all "gimmicky" like some estate courses tend to be. The food in the hotel is of a really high standard and the service really very good. But once again -... More 

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