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Bamboo the Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Ranked #21 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Andrei N Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this wonderful little place as a stopover during our garden route trip and simply loved it, so much in fact that we extended the stay and then returned for another two nights on our way back. The luxuriant vegetation gives you the feeling that you are in tropical forrest and everything is so nicely decorated. The rooms... More

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very good time during our 3 nights stay in Bamboo, the guesthouse: the environment is beautiful with all the trees, flowers and plants, like you are in the middle of the jungle! We stayed in the forest cabin, witch was very nice decorated and offers a lot of privacy. Also a very welcoming atmosphere thanks to the... More

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

Hello Johanna Many thanks for a wonderful review, we really enjoyed the evening with you and really hope to see you again soon. Granny Bamboo sends all her love. We are pleased that you loved Bamboo as much as we loved having you here. All our love. The Bamboo Family More

Cape Town
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay at Bamboo and, as the first time, I loved it. Friendly efficient service, excellent breakfast, fun bar/lounge atmosphere, comfortable room and the most interesting gardens that I love to explore every time.

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

Hi Francoise As before it was a great pleasure having you here at Bamboo. We hope that when you are in the area once again we will be your first choice. Many thanks for your wonderful review. All our best. The Bamboo family. More

Cape Town
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful and clean property with an amazon feel. Very friendly and helpful staff. Delicious breakfast. In total a very homey feel away from home in a lush environment. Next time I wish to stay longer

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Bamboo Guest House is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are very tastefully designed with good quality appliances, comfortable bedding and room to spread out. The staff are friendly, helpful and accessible. I will always come back to the Bamboo Guest House with my clients as I can trust it to be an all round excellent experience.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I took a couple of my friends from the UK with different nationalities including Canadians, Australian, Irish, Slovakian, English, South African and Norwegian and they were amazed with this this guest house! We were made to feel at home and anything we wanted was attended to! The rooms are spectacular and once you enter you do not want to even... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wow !!! Just what we expected a vibrant and exciting, quirky, and exhilarating B&B. Everyone made us welcome, Granny Liz there every day to make the guests feel at home. Jaynie, Preston, Cally and can Gordon cook a mean curry !!!! Loved every minute, can't wait to go back again and again.

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

Hi Dave Thank you so much for your review it was a great having you here and cant wait to have you back again and again and again, next time you are here we will make sure the food is even better, if possible. All our love the Bamboo Family More

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Bamboo Guesthouse is a really outstanding location to stay, when visiting Knysna. Bamboo is set up by several single huts and some rooms in the main building in a jungle like area. You can get to the huts and the main building over wooden walkways. You almost feel like directly in the jungle and each day there is something new... More

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

Hi There Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we are defiantly looking forward to seeing you again, and hopefully for longer. Best wishes The Bamboo family More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Bamboo is a hip and relaxed place. The location is really out of town so you need a car. But when you are on the premises, you have your own balcony and some chill space. Swimming pool is small and there was no wifi in our cottage ('best wifi at the pool'). It feels a bit old school to search... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Bamboo is very good. It have a rustic and unique style, with a very nice and big green area around the rooms (with many kinds of plants). The place is very quiet and calm, the breakfast is really good (I loved to take an outside table and have my Breakfast around the trees) and the decorations is really nice. The... More

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Additional Information about Bamboo the Guesthouse

Address: No 9 Bolton Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 99 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Bamboo the Guesthouse 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Unique accommodation on the Garden Route, minutes from Knysna town centre, Bamboo Guest House offers a magical B&B experience in garden cottage rooms and courtyard suites, all in the tranquility of a tropical garden. ... more   less 
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