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Belvidere Manor

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lower Duthie Drive | Belvidere Estate, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #10 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made an impulsive booking on Friday morning to check in on Friday evening. The telephone booking process was very easy. An email confirmation followed and I made payment by EFT. All very seamless. We flew from Johannesburg to George. The drive to Knysna is under an hour. We checked in before 21:00. The directions on the website are easy... More

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South Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of traveling through the wonderful country of SA in June with our family. Belvidere Manor was a good choice for space and value for our family of four. It was a little outside of the City, but since we used Knysna to go to other places, that was fine. The real reason I feel compelled to... More

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San Francisco, CA
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127 reviews 127 reviews
11 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Recommended by a helpful restaurant owner in Swellendam. A good place to relax outdoors in a beautiful setting. Individual cottages. It's not far to drive into Knysna, it's lagoon, the beach and several forest parks nearby. Outdoor pool. Great view across the bay towards Knysna. Visited Sept. 2011

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Belvedere Manor is a nice place to spend a couple of days in.The hotel has the same atmosphere and customers as you will find in the same kind of hotels in England.It has a charming old fashion style . The house we rent was in good shape and the breakfast is excellent.We have stayed in the hotel twice and we... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Beautiful surroundings with a lovely chalet, and the effervescent Jeffrey topped it all! I'm so glad we decided to stay here rather than in Knysna itself - we had wonderful views and enjoyed the good eating at the pub and service from the staff, especially Jeffrey, was 'super'!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We had the fortunate opportunity to spend 3 nights and 4 days here for a wedding. From the drive in through the stunning location to the reception we received made this an unforgettable experience. I have to admit that service is a bit on the slow side but the location, the comfort and the food makes up for it. In... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here three times, this stay being our longest to date. Of course the big smile and welcome from Geoff is "super duper" but as is the service from all the staff, including the ladies that service our house. We have always stayed in a two bed roomed cottage, this time one that opens onto the huge lawns... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We organized our wedding at Belvidere Manor and it was a true Dream Wedding thanks to the staff, not to mention the venue. Knysna is a truly beautiful and special place and is worth a visit from anywhere in the world, and a stay at Belvidere Manor will simply enhance your experience of this exquisite place. Belvidere Manor is beautifully... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My partner Sue and I stayed here in late March for two nights. First off, what a great view ! The Belvidere Manor Estate overlooks the lagoon and offers stunning views. We stayed in cottage number 2 and what a lovely place to stay. All the comforts of home, effectively your own house to stay in. Usefully the room is... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in late December 2013. Our cottage (number 11) bordered the lawn in front of the hotel, with the pool about 25 metres away. The hotel, which is about a 15 min drive outside Knysna, is in a great location with a fantastic view over the lagoon. Staff are friendly and helpful and the rooms... More

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Address: Lower Duthie Drive | Belvidere Estate, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Belvidere Manor 4*
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Overlooking Knysna's lagoon, historic Belvidere Manor built in 1849, is situated in landscaped gardens and offers spacious accommodation in 28 serviced cottages, each with comfortable lounge, a full kitchen and 1, 2 or 3 en-suite double bedrooms. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace of Belvidere House, then relax poolside, take a boat trip, walk forest trails or pristine beaches, all a short drive away. Savour dinner at Caroline's bistro in Belvidere House, or hearty pub meals at The Bell Tavern, voted a Garden Route "Culinary legend". We offer preferential golf rates at Simola & Pezula clubs and a pretty garden wedding venue for up to 60 guests. ... more   less 
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