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The Russel Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was good size, clean. Good value. Fifteen minute walk to waterfront and selection of restaurants. Hot and cold breakfast were typical South African hotel/B&B. Some road noise at 6:30am. Business hotel, therefore some guests on cell phones at breakfast. Recommended

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay at The Russell, from the friendly staff & security guard to the lovely clean & comfortable room, as well as the delicious breakfast was all top notch. We will definetly be returning. :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel, well priced, central to every place we visited, Elephant park, whale watching, Tsitsikamma forests, Storms river mouth, Cango caves. Enjoyed the stay immensely. I will encourage friends and family to stay there. Accessibility to shops, the island and many places is easy.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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163 reviews 163 reviews
37 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Supposed the heading says it all!! Need to add the friendliest service from specially Desmond. Breakfast is all you could ask for incl n order of warm foods off a menu which is not common. Very tasty and well prepared. Rooms spacious and clean. Would have liked a minibar fridge...? Great option to stay for a quick visit to the... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stumbled upon the Russel Hotel and was warmly greeted by the the Reception staff. Our room was spacious the beds very comfortable and the water lovely and hot in the clean bathroom. Breakfast is included and it was well laid out with cereals and toast as well as a hot choice made fresh to order. The town of Knysa... More

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed during an organized Tour at the Hotel for one night and went back right the next weekend because it was just such an great place to stay. The rooms are all differently in style and just beautiful arranged. The breakfast is great and so is the Staff, very friendly and very caring. I will definitely will be back!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Very central easy walk to main street (5 mins) and 15 mins to the waterfront. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Hotel and rooms were clean and fresh. Layout of family room was good. Secure parking. No complaints at all. Hotel is on Long Street.

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Dubai
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights. Very goog service. Excellent staff, devine breakfast and clean rooms. Safe parking with security guard. Will definately stay there again. And recommend to others. Spacious family room.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Nice hotel, spacious rooms, breakfast was the right up there with the best. Only complaint was the beds apart from that i enjoyed it thoroughly. Its in the city center and the staff are very helpful...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

excellent location and wonderful staff.would love to stay again. recommended for big groups and family. walking distance from the waterfront and the city mall. Douglas was very helpful and co-operative and could accomodate us for another day with ease.

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Address: Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Russel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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