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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 #33 of 109 Knysna B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago

My partner and I came for a day perhaps two en route to a long road trip. It's now day 5 and we basically haven't left the room ,it's just been that cozy ! Super friendly family run business with a great breakfast every morning . Really couldn't find fault ! Will DEFINATLEY return !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovered while looking for a new alternative during the Knysna festival I booked Bamboo in a rush without any special expectations. I was completely blown away by its uniqueness, the caring attitude of everyone working there and what a pleasure our entire stay was. Good for any reason any time of year at reasonable rates with great amenities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a breath of fresh air. This bnb is absolutely amazing and head and shoulders above the rest. The service and helpfulness and overall cleanliness of this bnb is unparalleled! From the garden oasis where you trek through a jungle adventure till you reach your homestead for the evening to the warm and welcoming greeting when you arrive, this bnb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the friendly, artistic, and eclectic vibe of this hideaway in a quiet neighborhood of Knysna. Terrific lounge with roaring fire (seasonal), bar, and generous breakfast are all part of the charm, as are the many various suites, guest rooms set along winding bamboo-lined paths.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful garden setting, with very private rooms. Friendly staff. Enjoyed the fireplace in our room. We stayed in the African themed room and enjoyed the beautiful handmade bath. The gardens are beautiful and you could almost think you were in the Knysna forest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

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 May 27, 2015

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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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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 

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