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The Knysna Belle

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75 Bayswater Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful place next to the waterfront. Excellent service and comfortable living room. Breakfast on the patio could not be exceeded. For the five adults, each occupying a separate room it was just perfect. The varying room standards helped our group as some of us were used to 4 to 5 star standards.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Just the retreat needed after a very busy week of conferences in Cape Town. The fireplace in our room (the lovely and spacious Captains Quarters) was very welcome with the onset of unusually cold wet weather. Despite the weather, this b&b is an excellent choice, amazing views, comprehensive breakfast, and friendly staff. The extra amenities such as canoes, kayaks, ,mtn... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The Knysna Belle guest house in an immaculate house based on tranquil Leisure Isle. It boasts amazing views of the lagoon and heads. We stayed for a few nights, and had a comfortable garden view room. We had the whole house to ourselves during our stay, and it was amazing. We sipped wine on the front porch while watching the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Peace, tranquillity and 5-star service. The Knysna Belle is located on beautiful Leisure Isle, overlooking the lagoon with views to the Heads. Our stay there combined total relaxation with activities such as cycling and kayaking on the lagoon as the guest house has a range of bicycles and kayaks to choose from free of charge. All the staff are friendly,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It was a very nice time. The Breakfast tastes good and fresh done. We have a beautiful room and also our son. The view is wonderful. They also have bicycles and canoe for free. Perfect!!! We would like to return:-)The employees were very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We stayed for two nights at this delightful house; beautiful bedroom and huge balcony; excellent breakfast and the outlook on to the lagoon ( across the road) was gorgeous. We would not hesitate to recommend it.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was our 3rd stay at Knysna Belle and we can not speak highly enough of this lovely comfortable guest house it is a real home from home. Staying on Leisure Island is like a trip back in time, it is such a beautiful location and feels so safe a little bubble of peace. Lovely Gillian and her team do... More 

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Villeneuve-sur-Lot, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A lovely location, cosy accommodation and a warm and caring staff. What more could you wish for on holiday. This place did not disappoint. We spent four nights here and it was not enough. Breafast was plentiful with plenty of choice and served on the rear patio. The rooms were very spacious and well equipped. I have no hesitation in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Our fifth stay at this lovely guest house, so wellrun by Gilliane and her efficient and welcoming team. Everything was up to expectations and nothing was too much trouble. We look forward to revisiting in 2016

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This guest house is a wonderful place to stay. The Breakfasts were fabulous, the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful, and the location is superb with new mountain bikes plus kayaks provided free. Leisure Island is very safe for walking or cycling day and night.The Belle had been highly recommended to us by friends and lived up to expectations. Thank... More 

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