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Double Dutch B & B

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   58 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On arrival we were welcomed with a lovely glass of wine on the deck outside our room, and this set the scene for our delightful stay at the Double Dutch. Kate and Nathalie are the perfect hosts, doing everything they can to make your stay with them comfortable and memorable. Thank you both. I have no hesitation in recommending this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect hosts, the perfect place. It may be a bit of a climb to get to your room, but a) willing hands will hoist your bags and b) the view when you get there is worth a few steps. Room rates--reasonable. Food--excellent. N & K's cheerful welcome, advice and guidance on everything from restaurants to rambles--priceless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Double Dutch is by far out the best accommodation we have had during our three weeks tour in January of this year. Top rooms, clean, fully equipped, beautiful interior. breath-taking view. Kate and Nathalie are masters in hospitality. This is how it should be !!! students of Hotel schools around the world should take the advantage to be a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had mistaken the check in time so when Kate phoned us to say she was about to close up, we had not yet reached the coast on our way from Cape Town. Kate agreed to stay open for two more hours and by the time we pulled in I was a bit frazzled from the drive. Kate greeted us... More

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Mainz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We appreciated our stay in double dutchB &B a lot- quite nice hosts- The owners are very nice and helpful- good hints for excursions and restaurants! Big room with nice terrace and view over the Lagoon. All over a nice stay..For us the style was a little bit too European and a touch too sterile in comparison to other B&B..but... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

As other reviewers said, Natalie and Kate are fabulous hosts - from trying to show you the best of Kynsa to making dinner reservations they try and make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We enjoyed our rooms which were clean, large and comfortable. The shower was great - large with lots of pressure and hot water. The breakfast was... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a very pleasant 4 days in Knysna and this was made even better by our lovely hosts, Natalie and Kate at Double Dutch. They really were excellent hosts and their bed and breakfast accommodation was superb, much better and of higher standard than you would expect of a typical B&B ! The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated,... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great views, nice rooms, but a bit too sterile to our taste. Missing the coziness of a real B&B where you have an honesty bar etc... Owners are very nice and give lot's of tips. Nice pool, but no sun in the afternoon and cold water.

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had two nights on our trip from Pe to Cape Town. The suite was beautiful, the breakfast delightful, the atmosphere wonderful...... But the very best of all were our hosts - Kate and Natalie. We got a very warm welcome and a lot of good ideas for daytrips and restaurants (Olive tree was the best restaurant on our 3... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had a wonderful time at the Double dutch, the rooms are lovely with nice views. Kate and Natalie are amazing hosts, they made us feel very welcomed and offered us good advice on restaurants and things to see. If we ever went back we would definitely stay there again!!

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Address: 58 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Double Dutch B & B 4*
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Double Dutch has a beautiful luxurious colonial bed and breakfast, guesthouse accommodation in Knysna with magnificent panoramic views over the Knysna lagoon and the Knysna Heads into the Indian Ocean. Our exclusive accommodation in colonial style provides you with: Bathroom En-suite, TV/DSTV, radio, intercom, safe, fridge, extra long double king sized beds, hairdryer, make up mirror, coffee/tea facilities, underfloor heating in the bathroom, personalized bathroom amenities and a comfortable furnished relaxing area in which you experience the colonial atmosphere of Double Dutch. Most of the exclusive guest suites and stylish rooms have a spacious private veranda with spectacular views over the Knysna lagoon and the Knysna Heads into the Indian Ocean. Guests also have the use of our comfortable guest lounge decorated in colonial style, with a fireplace. Our guests can also relax at our swimming pool with sundeck and lounge chairs and a special terrace to have a private barbecue in our extended, cultivated garden. All our suites and rooms have their own secure free parking space on the property. Turn down service is offered in the evening once the guests have departed for dinner. Double Dutch welcomes children of 12 years and older. Double Dutch is close to the waterfront and a mere 5 minutes walk from the center of Knysna's central business district, where you will find various local restaurants, shopping malls, African arts and crafts. Double Dutch is German, Dutch and English speaking. ... more   less 
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