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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly host with very clean rooms. If you are staying in knysna and want a good room for a little price, then south villa is your place to be. We had a very lovely stay. Situated a 15 minutes walk from the Waterfront, makes the guesthouse perfect. The even lend out umbrellas when it's raining and welcome you with... More 

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Saint Denis de la Reunion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very welcoming and effective service, nice advice, good food, warm and really cosy room, comfortable bed, nice heating blanket, breath-taking view from the balcony, agreeable logfire... In short a very pleasant stay. I recommend South Villa to anyone. We'll be back.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was definitely our favorite guesthouse on our Garden Route road trip! The room and service were excellent and loved the possibility to have the breakfast on the balcony in the morning! The breakfast was also very good, and it was nice to be able order it the night before which meant that you can choose what to have and... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

From the moment we arrived at South villa, we were greeted warmly and given a great local information to get us going. The room had a fabulous view of the lagoon. It was tastefully decorated and very clean. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was tasteful and we even had a balcony where the sunset could be enjoyed.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

South Villa is a wonderful guest house run by the delightful and charming Marina who could not be more accommodating and helpful. The Villa is situated in a quiet upmarket area known fittingly as "Paradise". The are a few steep steps to encounter but help is available to assist with suitcases. Marina greeted us with a smile and a welcome... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

After a long drive on the Garden Route, we relaxed into the beautiful, airy, comfort of the South Villa in Knysna. Our room had pristine cleanliness, a comfortable bed with fluffy comforter, private balcony with a lovely view of the waterfront and 4 star amenities in the room. Upon arrival we were offered a beverage of our choice which was... More 

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Knysna, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and enjoyed every minute of it! Friendly reception and beautifull rooms with a fantastic lagoon view. Delightfull breakfast served on the room balcony. A place to remember! ......................................................................................................................

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Loved this place, SO clean. We book places based on Tripadvisor reviews but, even so, we are sometimes disappointed. Not so here, we couldn't find a single fault from the white tiled staircase leading from reception to the sparklingly clean bedroom and bathroom with crisp white linen and towels. If you are fussy about cleanliness this is the place for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed at South Villa for four nights and did not want to leave. Our room was beautiful and the views from the balcony were lovely. Breakfast on the balcony each morning just made our day. Nothing was too much trouble. We highly recommend any looking for a first class stay.

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