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Turning Tides B&B

3.0 of 5 19 Woodbourne Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6501, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chipping Campden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

You cannot fault the hospitality of the wonderful Huskissons. We loved our comfortable rooms and shared balcony, super breakfasts, having a small kitchen and fridge to use and the relaxed atmosphere. It was a delightful experience. I love Leisure Isle and Knysna and am busy saving for my next trip.

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Huskisson312664, Owner at Turning Tides B&B, responded to this review

Like you we also feel that Leisure Isle is a very special place. Thank you for your review, we enjoyed having you stay with us and do hope you will be back. Ian More

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed for one night only and regretted it as we wished we could have stayed longer. Wonderful hosts made us feel very welcome. Stunning location. Comfortable, spacious accommodation. Great breakfast. I will definitely be back again.

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Huskisson312664, Owner at Turning Tides B&B, responded to this review

Dear Maxi, Thank you for your valued review. It was a pleasure having you stay and we do hope you will keep your promise of coming again. We would love that. Ian More

Scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have just spent three weeks travelling in South Africa and wish we had booked a much longer stay at Turning Tides. Everything about it is perfect, large beautifully furnished rooms with lovely balconies, excellent breakfasts and very attentive hosts. There is so much to do in the area that we barely scratched the surface, so our next trip will... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I've actually lost count of the number of times we've stayed here., but it's probably in double numbers now. Knysna, and particularly Leisure Isle is a place we always bring visiting overseas friends - and Turning Tides is where we always stay. Ian and Joan are caring,delightful people who look after their guests exceptionally well, but are never intrusive. Their... More

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Huskisson312664, Owner at Turning Tides B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. It is always a pleasure to have you stay. So pleased you enjoy the muffins and cake and appreciate the room configuration More

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We were made to feel most welcome and at home by the friendly reception from Ian our host. He gave first class advise about Leisure Isle and the local restaurants. The room was most comfortable, the Wi Fi easily accessible and facilities and beverages to our needs. Joan made sure the breakfast was well presented, tasty and more than we... More

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Huskisson312664, Owner at Turning Tides B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much Peter B. We are glad you were so much at home and liked the preserves. We enjoyed having your cheerful selves stay at Turning Tides and certainly hope we will be seeing you again Ian More

Cape Town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

As soon as we arrived, and I saw the big balcony, I knew there was going to be trouble. I wasn't going to want to leave after just three nights, that balcony deserved at least six weeks! Our hosts served home-made fruit cake and tea to welcome us, and chatted about what we wanted to do during our stay. They... More

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Huskisson312664, Owner at Turning Tides B&B, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We hope that we will be seeing you again in the not too distant future. More

Grabouw, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We have loved our stays at Turning Tides, making it the go to spot when we visit Knysna! We are so thankful to Joan and Ian for a wonderful experience, beautiful food, wonderful suggestions on places to go, and for even organizing for us to visit some of the local schools!! They are wonderful people and deserve all the business... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Great stay, with tremendous hosts. What tremendous times! Location is very good, on Leisure Isle. 3 minutes to the beach, lots of space for the kids, good restaurants nearby. Bliss! Would gladly return - and have done many, many times...

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Cape Town
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We have now visited Turning Tides, like other visitors, several times and sincerely hope we will be able to return. Joan and Ian Huskisson are extremely helpful and hospitable hosts and nothing is too much trouble. We have now stayed in each one of the bedrooms and all have their special magic. Leisure Isle is quite unique - whether you... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I guess our regular visits says it all? It's become our home-from-home in South Africa. For us, it begins with the private causway onto Leisure Island - the tidal lagoon, the views, walks around the island, its verdancy, birdlife and tranquility. For your hosts, Joan and Ian, nothing is too much trouble for their guests. Every room has a balcolny... More

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Address: 19 Woodbourne Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6501, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Turning Tides B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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