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The Rex Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 Gray Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #15 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely apartment with large sunny balcony and classy furnishings. Very helpful staff who organised a whale watching trip and take out breakfast for us. Good location for restaurants and within walking distance of the waterfront.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted somewhere special to stay for our daughters birthday and the 2 bedroomed apartment style room delivered far beyond our expectations. Rooms were large and classy. Clean and fresh. The staff were efficient and helpful. Everything was of a high quality. It also had parking and was very close to the quays and the town so easy to walk... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed for a couple of nights in one of the 2 bedroom apartments. It was fantastic, very spacious and well appointed, just right for our family including 2 children aged 17 & 11. Location is very handy for the Quays area with all it's cafés and eateries, but not too far from town either.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Won a 2 night stay for two, asked them if i could bring my two year old son, they said yes. Service was brilliant, restaurant was nice, room was modern and classy, a little cramped though. Parking was a little dodgy but thats because they were renovating... All in all we really enjoyed it, as well as the walks up... More

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Perfect location very close to the waterfront,spacious rooms very well decorated with great views,very friendly and helpful staff and excellent breakfast!Was a pleasure to stay here.Loved it totally!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Incredible. Standard room with tub in bed area. No shower. Near to watherfront Save Access to hotel and rooms Poor breakfast and no reposition of products People charm but without answer to shower mistery

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here over the Knysna Oyster Festival in winter. Great location for being close to the Waterfront and the marathon literally ends within 1km from the hotel. As a group of 6 friends we all loved our rooms and thought the hotel was great for our purpose. One could get much better views elsewhere but if comfort and room... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Hotel is very central and stylish. The suites are roomy and the big windows create great spaciousness. The suites is fitted with kitchen facilities, but the standard rooms does not has even have a fridge, and all the other 4* hotels we have been to, at least has a fridge, so that was quite a let down.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The hotel is very contemporary looking--almost cold feeling, but it had what is necessary--comfortable bed, clean and very spacious living area. We were only there for one night but have nothing bad to say about the staff, or suite. Breakfast was very good. We arrived with very little time to enjoy the waterfront--there was a school group playing wooden instruments... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a pleasant overnight stay in the Rex Hotel en route from Stellenbosch to Port Elizabeth. It had a the facilities we required after the long drive. A hot shower, Tea and coffee and a comfortable room. Breakfast was delicious.

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Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lynda H, Many thanks for your kind words. I am delighted to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. We look forward to seeing you back in the near future. Yours Sincerely, Masuda Mohamed More

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Address: 8 Gray Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Rex Hotel 4*
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