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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 #30 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

It was our second visit to Knysna and our first visit to Lavender Hill. We had a wonderfull stay. Cecil and Edith workes very hard to make our stay was very comferatble. The breakfast was great every morning with lots of choices to make. Thank you very much Cecil and Edith for our excellent stay al Lavender Hill. We hope... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My stay at Lavender Hill couldn't have been better. Edith and Cecil were great hosts and made my first trip to Knysna unforgettable. Food was great and accommodations were clean and comfortable. All around great experience.

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Martinez, Georgia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This was our second visit to Lavender Hill and we enjoyed it all over again. Edith and Cecil are gems and work hard to make sure your stay is enjoyable and comfortable. We stayed in one of the upstairs front rooms with our, now thirteen year old, son. There was plenty of room for all three of us and the... More

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Augusta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Edith and Ceil made our group feel at home and made a great week even better. The breakfast each morning was terrific. The housekeeping was great with clean rooms everyday. I would highly recommend that you include Lavender Hill as part of your Knynsa experience.

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Additional Information about Lavender Hill Guest House

Address: 22 Wilson Street, | Hunters Home, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #30 of 99 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lavender Hill Guest House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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