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Villa Paradisa Guest House

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9 Watsonia Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Georgetown, Guyana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent 3 days of absolute bliss at Villa Paradisa. Even though the proprietors were away, the couple who was left in charge was warm, welcoming, witty (we laughed from the time we arrived to the moment we left) and loads of fun. The housekeeping staff were also warm and very efficient. The views were stunning and... More 

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Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

and a beautiful guest house with everything you could wish for in the bedroom and bathroom, except a mini bar - there was an honesty bar in the kitchen but I like a glass of wine whilst getting ready to go to dinner and didn't fancy wandering about in a state of undress to get a glass of wine! Breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at Villa Paradisa and enjoyed it thoroughly. Martin and Marilyn were excellent hosts and went out of their way to help. Martin cooks a mean breakfast and has a deep and fascinating knowledge of the wrecks up the east coast, many of which he has visited. Marilyn was very helpful and patient when we kept changing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous time here at Villa Paradisa. The breakfasts were amazing, very, very tasty, worth getting up for! Very accessible to town, steep hill so taxis are required but very reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend this guesthouse.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in the Sea Urchin Suite and were delighted with our stay. The property itself is stunning, with beautiful views across the lagoon. The rooms are well appointed and with underfloor heating which was great given the weather was cool when we visited. Marilyn and Martin are two exceptionally nice and genuine people who go to great... More 

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Hertfordshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous property commanding spectacular views of the lagoon. Marilyn’s attention to detail (including restaurant reservations in anticipation of our arrival) and the support of a large team made for a very special experience. Martin’s breakfast’s are pure theatre in their preparation and were absolutely delicious.

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NoCal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for two days, as a stop-over between racing Ironman South Africa in Port Elizabeth and traveling to Cape Town for the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon. Great hosts, amazing views of the bay and the surrounding mountains and what an amazing breakfast! I'm no foodie, but seriously, wow. We also enjoyed spending time with Schmucky, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

All the reviews are correct for this place. The breakfasts were delicious (no lunch required!). The owners very friendly and helpful. The views over Knysna are fantastic. We would highly recommend this place.

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Gloucestershire England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Excellent view This place is nice enough but the reviews seems a bit hyperbolic. Seahorse room is OK, bright, comfortable, a little bit cramped, nice bathroom but louvred door limits privacy. There's an outside terrace however it's on the ground floor and lacks privacy. We would have preferred a room on the first floor if one had been available. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This guesthouse is really lovely. The rooms are very nice and reasonably sized. The place is spotless and the views magnificent. Knysna has lots to offer and the guesthouse is 5 minutes away from all the amenities and many attractions. Would definitely recommend.

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