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Falcons View Manor

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Thesen Hill | Upper Central, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set high up on a hill, overlooking the lagoon and Knysna, surrounded by beautiful gardens Falcon View Manor was a lovely place. Sue welcomed us wıth a friendly smile and cold white wine...Gave us useful informations about town, things to see and places to go. We stayed one of the garden room looking to the lush garden and little pool.... More

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Sandgate, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Located seven hundred metres from the town centre at the summit of a steep hill, the Victorian veranda at Falcons View’s offers jaw-dropping views across the lagoon and of Knysna Heads (a breathtaking draw for visitors, because of the treacherous channel at the mouth of the Knysna River). Each evening Falcon View’s owners and guests gather on the veranda celebrate... More

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Mountain View, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great Location, great views and great food. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Got the meet the owners, which was an added bonus. Wonderful golf course in Knysna, which we enjoyed playing.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Knysna is set between the eastern and western Capes and is a great place to stop off on the way between the 2. Situated on a lagoon with the headlands separating it from the sea, it offers a perfect base to relax and visit the various beaches and natural splendours. The falcons view sits up the hill and offers splendid... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Our hosts were friendly and helpful for advice on the local attractions. The room was huge, spotless and really comfortable, only downside was the breakfast as we didn't get what we ordered both days we stayed here. You have to eat at the olive tree restaurant which is very close if you can get in.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Three of us stayed here for two nights at the end of April and we had a fantastic stay. Our two rooms were in the main house with stunning views over Knysna and Thesen Island, with the Heads in the distance. The rooms were immaculate and the bathrooms large and spacious. We loved the décor of the rooms and the... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

A truly lovely place to spend a night or two in beautiful Knysna - South Africa. An old house, now a National Heritage Site, is very comfortable with well appointed rooms and well maintained with beautiful views of Knysna.

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

What a beautiful place to stay. It is so tranquil and yet so near to Knysna. Yes it is up a steep hill but we knew that before we went and you wouldn't get the spectacular views otherwise. The gardens are immaculate as is the hotel. We had dinner on one night which was superb and would have used it... More

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68 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

To get the great views you have to get up the steep hill, not to be recommended for walking. The garden and pool area is large and well maintained, and the verandah offers views across Knysna, but not the ocean. I enjoyed the public rooms, sadly I could not try the restaurant. Service is very friendly and efficient. My criticism... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The hotel is in a good location and has a lovely old world charm. With a grading of 5 stars, I am not sure I would have rated the 4 rooms we booked in at that level. From the colour scheme to the bedroom layout it did not do it for us. These rooms did not have the majestic views... More

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Address: 2 Thesen Hill | Upper Central, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Hotel Class:5 star — Falcons View Manor 5*
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Falcons View Manor is a small Boutique Hotel on Thesen Hill in Knysna. Spectacular Views from the Victorian Veranda across the lagoon, beautiful garden and a small restaurants for our guests. ... more   less 
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