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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 29 hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grahamstown
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
1 review
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Nice hotel in the centre of Knysna. The rooms are clean, large and have comfortable beds. The service is good and staff is helpfull and friendly. The breakfast was nice. Only minors no wifi in room and no pool(would be nice with children)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Rooms were large, well laid out and equipped for purpose. Staff were friendly and incredibly helpful when it came to the local area. Breakfast was delicious. The hotel is super central - close to the waterfront, bars and shopping malls. Highly recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Quiet and nice place. Room and yard is nice. Hardware is good. Service is good. But only one people serve for the breakfast, so it's slow. The water quality is not good when we do the bath. The price is a little high.

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Address: Graham Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Ranked #18 of 29 hotels in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Russel Hotel 3*
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