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Bamboo the Guesthouse

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No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Ranked #31 of 109 Knysna B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philippa1012 Plattekloof, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm and welcoming. Wonderful people and atmosphere. Lovely little secluded paradise. Will definitely return and recommend to all our friends and colleagues. Thank you Bamboo team for an excellent experience. From the Morgado family. Greetings to granny Bamboo

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Our Fabulous Morgado family We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, Granny sends all her love and she says she hopes to see you again soon. Warmest regards The Bamboo Family More 

Plattekloof, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful private forest and the most amazing time you will remember for the rest of your life. I travel a lot for business and was only going to stay for one night and stayed for three. It is so lovely, I didn't want to leave. 'Will sing their praises for the excellent service and experience to everyone out there! Bamboo... More 

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Phillipa We are so pleased you decided to stay longer with us and we are happy to have you back soon. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Warmest regards The Bamboo family More 

Swellendam, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax ,Friendly and efficient staff. good interaction between staff and guests. food was great. The rooms were full of arty things and opened up to an interesting garden. the staff introduced other guests and created a friendly atmosphere.

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day Arthur Many thanks for your review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay here with us and we do so like a comfy and friendly environment. Hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards The Bamboo Family More 

amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Bamboo,the relaxed and helpful staff was a big contribute to our stay. Our small cottage was well equipped and we enjoyed the fireplace a lot during the colder autumn nights. The restaurant area was a nice place to explore for our son of 3 years, all kind of accessories here :-) we where pleasantly... More 

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day We loved your review thank you so much, we are so glad you enjoyed your time here with your family and hope to see you again when it is sunny and you can laze around the pool. We do hope to see you again. Warmest regards The Bamboo Family More 

Edenvale, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What an amazing Guest House! The facility has been a great experience with amazing hospitality, the tropical gardens and the friendly staff!! Most definately a recommended stop and a multiple 5 star rating from myself!

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Good day Donovan Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and do hope to see you back at Bamboo soon. Warmest regards The Bamboo Family More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We loved the place. It was full of fun things. The hosts were great. Ticks all the boxes. great location near the Heads and easy to get to town. Rooms were very clean. Duvets not too bulky! Breakfast very good.

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks, Biff, for having fun at the Bamboo! We enjoyed you staying with us. Yes, the Heads are a beautiful place to go. A must see in Knysna! More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I loved this place, while the rooms are small they are certainly sufficient. The place is spread out on different levels making is interesting and enchanting. There is local are every where and the dining area is very fun!

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Glad you had a blast at Bamboo! We love it when guests wonder around and notice all the quirks! thank you for the compliment on our dining area We hope to see you again at the Bamboo! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Such a joy to find an establishment like this. Really superb. I was reminded of hotels in Asia. Fab gardens, super accommodation, wonderful owners and staff. Left feeling refreshed and smiling. What more can I say. Oh breakfast to die for.

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Bella, Thank you so much. We're glad that you left happy and loved our breakfast! Maybe we'll see you soon. More 

Kingston Upon Thames
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We spent two nights here and it was an unusual place done up in a kind of rainforest style. Anyway we liked it and our kids even more. We had a 2 bedroomed unit which was simple and comfortable if rather dark and a bit damp. All the staff including the lady who owns it were charming and the included... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This guesthouse is absolutely beautiful! Wonderful staff, gorgeous grounds, art everywhere and a great honesty bar and breakfast make this one of our favorites in S. Africa. Wish we could have stayed longer!

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Jaynie C, Front Office Manager at Bamboo the Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review. Was lovely having you and maybe having you back sometime in the future! More 

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