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Lavender Hill Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   22 Wilson Street, | Hunters Home, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #28 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
Claudette H Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Edith and Cecil are always friendly and obliging, right down to finding a feather pillow for me. It made all the difference. The beds are comfortable, the rooms are private and spacious and the owners are there to satisfy your every request. What more can one want in such a fabulous town!

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Jeffreys Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had such a lovely stay at Lavender Hill Guest House. The room was clean, the furniture is comfy and the entire area from entrance to lounge and dining room was neat, lovely breakfasts. Hospitality 100%.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We had to find a place to stay on Knysna at short notice and found Lavender Hill. We were fortunate to get the self catering unit on the upper level. It is very well laid out with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The unit is very neat and clean - and is serviced daily. We loved sitting on the balcony... More

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Missoula, Montana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Very nice location, accomodations & service. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Good tips on where to eat & places to go & see. We enjoyed it so much that we went back and spent another night during our travels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had a lovely stay, albeit short, at Lavender Hill. The room was very well equipped and clean, and Edith and Cecil were delightful hosts. The breakfast was exceptionally good and we felt very welcome. The futon was a little uncomfortable for the kids, but otherwise all was excellent.

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Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I stayed at Lavender Hill 9 days in December, and it was great. Cecile and Edith are doing a great job, great breakfast. And the rooms are excellent value. Next time I was in Knysna with the kids, I chose Lavender Hill again. This is the best review, isn't it ? Another room, suitable for 3 persons, again everything perfect.... More

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

During our South Africa trip, we stayed there for three nights. Initially, we planned to stay only for one night, but we have then extended our stay because it is such a wonderful Guest House. Edith and Cecil are very warm and nice. The rooms are great and the breakfast left nothing to be desired. So 100% recommended. Dear Edith... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stayed two nights here with Edith and Cecil as hosts. GREAT people and a great spot that they've got! Just add a pool and we are all sorted! Comfy clean rooms with lovely views and a small balcony (stayed in room 3) with views of the golf course and sections of Knysna. Will definitely be back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Lets start by saying this is a lovely run guest house with friendly owners, I would stay there again but it was a tad magnolia so would probably not recommend it for a romantic trip (which we were on). Perfect for a business trip. The breakfast was lovely and the service was fantastic - just the plain Jane decor that... More

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Cecil and Edith have mastered the art of running a B&B! They have every detail covered and go out of their way to provide for their guests a warm, clean and inviting environment! The food is excellent, the rooms are very comfortable and Cecil and Edith's hospitality is wonderful!

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Address: 22 Wilson Street, | Hunters Home, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lavender Hill Guest House 3*
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Occupying an excellent location in Knysna, close to the Knysna Heads & Leisure Isle for safe swimming and lovely walks , our 3 star guest house provides a wonderful destination guaranteed to deliver a memorable stay at competitive prices, and not forgetting 2 golf courses. Lavender Hill offers 2 Double rooms and 1 twin room upstairs each with a private balcony plus 1 Double room & 1 Twin room downstairs which lead onto a large deck overlooking our garden, abounding with a myriad of bird life for our guests to enjoy. All our rooms are equipped with tea/coffee making facilities, a bar fridge, heaters and fans. Three rooms have flat screen tv's with dstv. A full English breakfast is served in our dining room or on the deck weather permitting. A two bedroom self catering apartment is available for a family of four or 2 couples travelling together. This large unit has a fully equipped kitchen with open plan lounge, with tv + dstv. In the comfort of Lavender Hill you are assured of warm personal service where you can enjoy your stay in our beautiful town.Braai's (barbeques) offered to guests staying longer than 2 days, please give tell us 24 hours in advance. Price on application.The property has secure off street parking. ... more   less 
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