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Royal Hotel Knysna

24 Queen Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This lovely old hotel is so different from the ubiquitous impersonal marble and glass modern accomodation offered elsewhere. On arrival we were greeted warmly and made to feel welcome. We stayed overnight mid-week in the main building. The bedrooms were spacious, with high ceilings. The beds were wonderfully comfortable with crisp linen and firm pillows. Although our rooms were on... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Well the rooms were clean and comfortable. That's about the end of the positives. Breakfast was very poor, the hotel on the main street so extremely noisy with cars driving by. And finally the owner/manager was arrogant and rude and plainly only interested in collecting our money. Very disappointing.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Staying outside the hotel you can see, that it once was a beautiful and comfortable hotel. But these days are gone. The street were it is situated is the main street were all the travelers on Gardenroute pass by. But we had good luck - our family apartment was located in the backyard in a former garage it seemed -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed for 1 week over December and we pleasantly surprised. This is not a fancy hotel, but it suited us perfectly. We paid a little extra to be upgraded to a bigger room as we were there for 7 nights. The room was clean, the bed was very comfortable and the linen was brand new. The staff are very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Thank you for making our stay so pleasant we enjoyed every moment there, if you can adjust your breakfast to give your guest a choice it will be a bonus. The staff was really wonderful and the security great.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Very old Hotel. Porters don't have trolleys for luggage. Rooms don't have soap or shampoo. Over priced for what we received. No secure parking for vehicles - they were parked in the street. Breakfast started too late. Poor entertainment area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Loved this hotel.we had a pleasant stay.manager was very helpful and accomadating.would defnitely come back here.our rooms were very comfortable.the gym and pool was also good.did my bookings over the phone and had no problems when i got there

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Port St Francis, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

On arrival your manager made us so welcome, the room was very clean and very comfy have not slept that well in ages, the pool and gym are great. Will defiantly be back in the neare future and really looking forward to it

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed over in the hotel one night on a recent trip to Knysna and surrounds. Our room was comfortable and beautifully furnished. The shower was fantastic, the room was warm (it was freezing outside) and the bed comfortable with nice pillows and comfortable linen. The breakfast was sumptuous and the service was good. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

the room was clean spacious very convenient my family had a good stay. my kids had a ball of a time in the heated pool, The staff was friendly and accomodating. Would definately stay at Royal hotel in

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