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South Villa Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   22 Lower Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

South Villa was amazing. The host and hostess were gratuitous and warm. We were met at our car to help with the luggage. All stairs no elevator. We gave our approximate arrival time when we booked. Shelves and hooks in the bathroom, room spray, coffee and tea upon arrival (French press no less). Water in the fridge. Biscuits and coffee... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Kynsna and arrived at the South Villa to be greeted by the owners husband and shown to a beautiful spacious deluxe room with views of the sea. The room was fabulous with a huge bathroom, a big terrace, fridge, tv and big comfy bed. We filled in our extensive breakfast order the night before and had the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at South Villa. We showed up unannounced looking for a room (which luckily they had available). We were warmly greeted and made to feel right at home. The person in charge gave us great recommendations for places to eat, as there are so many in Knysna, we ended up having one of the best meals... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We called South Villa as we were approaching Knysna and we happy when they were able to accommodate us. We were met as we stepped out of the car and shown to our room. What a nice room. Everything was pure white, clean and looks new. The view from our room was out towards the heads of the lagoon. The... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We recently stayed at the guest House. On arrival Marina & Chris made us feel so welcome. Beautiful, clean rooms with a wonderful view. Staff was great, service was excellent, food wonderful. You should be a 5 star B&B you guys deserve it. You will definitely see us on our next visit. Prices are affordable.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had an excelent stay at South Villa. It was the best stay we had in a long time. Thanx all you guys there who made our stay so special. The staff was very friendly and helpfull, from the moment we arraved untill we left 4 days later. You will definitly see us again.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Knysna & called Marina & Ronnie at South Villa and asked for a room even though we had not booked. What a pleasure! 15 min later we were in our beautiful, tastefully decorated room with everything we needed and more. Ronnie even helped us unpack our car. Such lovely attention to detail...and I am a fussy customer!... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed here for two nights during our honeymoon. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Every morning they bring you your breakfast on your own private balcony with amazing views over the lagune. The guesthouse is very clean and its an easy walk to the waterfront.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights at South Villa and couldn't have been better. The rooms are big and spacious with a private balcony overlooking the lagoon. You can even have breakfast on your balcony to make the most of the view. The service was excellent very friendly and attentive staff. Would thoroughly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Quiet, nice location, modern, perfectly clean rooms with private balconies with beautiful views of the Knysna lagoon (and you can have your breakfast there). Perfect really in every detail. And Marina, the owner, was so nice and helpful! Absolutely recommendable!

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Address: 22 Lower Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — South Villa Guest House 4*
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South Villa Guest House situated in the tranquil suburb of Paradise, in the town of Knysna. All our rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the Knysna lagoon and Knysna Heads. South Villa is ideally positioned to take advantage of all major attractions in and around Knysna. All rooms are fitted with: TV with DVD, Fully stocked Minibar, Tea and coffee makers, Electronic Safes. Bathroom Amenities: Hair Dryers, Bathrobes & Beach Towels, Queen extra length size beds, all fitted with quality bedclothes and feather comforters and pillows. ... more   less 
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