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Beacon House

36 George Rex Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 79 Specialty lodging in Knysna
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great place to stay. Very spacious, great location, friendly host - AND very affordable. Also, had all the comforts of home - even PVR DSTV which was a nice touch. Wish we could have stayed longer and hope to return soon.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Exactly what we wanted and more with the most beautiful views...Clean, well serviced, very spacious and tastefully decorated with all the extra comforts needed to make a holiday unforgettable...Mike gave that extra personal touch and care...cannot wait to return !

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Paarl/Rsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Where do we begin...we had the most wonderful stay.... .21 glorious days and nights passed so swiftly.The apartment felt like home and we needed nothing more Everything is there for your use,even a stick blender!Should you need something small you can get it from the very nice Spar where we bought all our groceries.Mike is just the best host and... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Fantastic views and accomodation; best I have used in Knysna. Location unbeatable, excellent restaurant just across the road; furniture and fittings top class. Pleasure to stay there and I will definitely be back.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

What a view, superb setting and a unit to die for. From dealing with Mike on mail to meeting him in person and booking into a beautiful home was a great experience. We definitely plan to be back and enjoy more of the beautiful view and relaxing environment.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A long weekend away with a few friends became a truly relaxing break thanks to the stunning accommodation at Apartment 1, Beacon House. The spacious apartment with state of the art fittings, stylish décor and luxurious finishes made our visit a 5 star stay. Highly recommended! Regards Liesl

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

After spending a wonderful 5 weeks at Beacon House in 2012 we returned recently for an equally marvellous 11 days. Many thanks to the exceptionally enigmatic Mike Elliott for once again looking after our every need. A luxurious base from which to explore the Garden route, Beacon House is indeed a very very special home from home.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This is a fantastic, good value, romantic getaway in Knysner. The owner is very helpful and showed us to one of the beautiful apartments on the 2nd floor. Views from all of the windows were simply stunning. These are self service apartments with all of the equipment available for self service, if one wishes. Breakfast is available across the road,... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

1st class location and accomodation. We were exceptionally well received, and we wanted for nothing. Every available convenience is available to ensure your stay is hassel free and of the highest quality. We will be back!

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We made a reservation at Beacon House for 3 nights and after arriving decided to extend it to 4 nights. Excellent apartment with nothing lacking. Awesome views and what made it even better is that we had the most fantastic weather. Mike Elliott is a very professional and friendly "host". He met us on our arrival and was there when... More

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Address: 36 George Rex Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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It is against the Eastern head at the mouth to the Indian Ocean, that Beacon House has been created, featuring 4 ultra spacious and luxurious apartments. Beacon House is the ideal base from which to explore the wonders that characterise this spectacular Garden Route town. Each of the serviced apartments provides guests with the flexibility of a self catering environment allowing optimal freedom to design your own itinerary. The design reflects an easy living holiday atmosphere, whilst incorporating sleek modern finishes. A walkway within the development provides residents with access to the various stunning view points at the Heads. Beacon House is situated in close proximity to Fountain Point, a white beacon used as a guiding point for sailors attempting to negotiate the passage through the Heads. Built into the side of a steep slope, Beacon House boasts views both across the lagoon and out to sea. Beacon House is situated within walking distance of the lagoon, a restaurant and a coffee shop and offers ample parking for visitors. ... more   less 
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