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South Villa Guest House

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22 Lower Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have recently returned from South Africa and had a two night stay at South Villa. We were met by the nice lady who is the owner of the property and she gave us a guided tour of the property which ended in our fantastic room. Everything was pristine and white, big comfortable bed with big fluffy pillows and quality... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After travelling in the garden route this is definitely the place to go. it's calm and quick to get to. The room is spacious and all the amenities are included. You can eat breakfast on the balcony. With The staff being so polite and friendly makes it really worthwhile. The location is secluded enough for it to feel peaceful but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Superbly appointed guest house. Simple yet elegant. The room I had came with a private balcony which overlooked the Knysna lagoon in the distance. Breakfast could either be served in the common dining room or the balcony. As I was leaving the guest house early in the morning, the staff even packed a breakfast box for me. Would definitely stay... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Very nice room; all hotel is in white, looks very fancy. Breakfast can be on the room, on the terras, very nice breakfast too. You can watch a DVD if it's rainy, there is lots of choice to watch, very nice view fromthe room

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed here for one night and really liked South Villa. We were in Room 1, which was very spacious and comfortable. The views overlooking the sea were beautiful! The owners went out of their way to be helpful and accommodating for us. Recommended.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

What an amazing experience! The service is unbeatable. They helped us with the luggage, gave us directions and received us as family. Really good WiFi and a really comfy room. The breakfast was personalized and everything was fresh and tasty. Strongly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Stayed 2 days ago and impressed. South Villa do all the extras very well - fast Internet, full range of cable channels, warm welcome and help with luggage, video library, good toiletries etc. Lovely bright room with good view from balcony. Good breakfast - best omelet on our SA trip. Only minor suggestion is to service fridge as it was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The place is nice, comfortable and clean but is not very cosy or welcoming. The hosts were helpful but didn't go out of their way to ensure we enjoy our stay. Breakfast must be pre-ordered the night before but was tasty. One thing that occurred during our stay - we had no hot water in the shower (on a cold... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This guest house has a serious mould problem and we were quite surprised that no one has ever mentioned this in another review. You can smell the mould in the small reception room and we could definitely smell it inside our room which made our stay very uncomfortable. We still don't understand how such a strong smell can go unnoticed... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

nice clean design and romantic place in Knysna, warm welcoming stuff and amazing breakfast you eat in your room with view to the lagoon... we had very good and relaxing time. This was definitely our favorite guesthouse on our Garden Route road trip!

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