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The Russel Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Graham Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #18 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Breakfast was outstanding. Staff helpfull friendly and willing to assist. Tv channels limited but were able to ask reception to select sport channel required. No problem returning again. Easy secured parking.

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Port elizabeth
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't want to take a bath because there was still hair from the previous occupants in it. The bed's one leg was broken. The people next door to us made a massive noise up until 12 at night and i couldn't contact the front desk as no one was answering the phone. Also the tv had no remote which... More

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Thank you to staff at the Russell Hotel for a very pleasant stay. We are from Port Elizabeth and have visited the Knysna, Wilderness and Sedgefield area about six times this year. We've been doing long week-end trips visiting different hotels, exploring the Garden Route. For the first time we travelled with my mom who is disabled due to illness... More

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Grahamstown
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Nothing fancy, but clean, very central and with secure parking (we travelled with bicycles on the back of our car which we felt safe enough to just leave on the car). Staff exceedingly helpful and friendly. Overall: value for money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good value for money hotel if you are on a tight budget. Rooms are small but clean and comfortable and staff are friendly. Situated in the centre so not much by means of views but its a quick drive to the waterfront to enjoy.

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Was priviledged to spend one night at the hotel. From reception to the cleaners all were friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean with lots of space. Location also very good and close to all the amenities

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Front desk and staff were wonderful, extremely helpful and professional. As single traveller, I couldn’t have picked a nicer place or people to feel at home with. It was a pleasure staying at The Russel and definitely recommend. Staff assisted many times to locate bus times, car and taxi services. Even housekeeping tried to find me local transport for trips.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Nice rooms,and good bathrooms,but the aircondition unit was not man enough for the room size,and it was positioned in totally the wrong place to be functional.secure parking was important and there was plenty of space.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

First of all I must agree with the reviewers about the friendly staff. You feel welcome the moment you enter the reception. The rooms are spacious, clean and the bathrooms very modern. For the price I cannot fault the hotel, but unfortunately there are issues which I must raise. Fritz below mentioned the small selection of TV channels and when... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

During a trip down the Garden Route we needed to find 2 nights accommodation in Knysna - we were absolutely thrilled with the service, central location and the ease at which everything took place. Highly recommended for an easy-going holiday stop!

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Address: 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*
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Knysna
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