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Headlands House

50 Coney Glen Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fabulous guesthouse on the top of a cliff with amazing views of the ocean. Friendly service and a wonderful breakfast served in a cozy room overlooking the ocean. The rooms were nicely furnished with a comfortable bed and many windows. We were only there one night so we did not have time to use the pool but it is a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had one night to stay here but the view was spectacular! It was also nice that they had an honesty bar where we could have a bottle of wine and sit on the deck that evening. The rooms were nice and clean. We prefer softer beds but everyone is different.

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Thank 727deidres
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice rooms with a wonderful view to the Indian Ocean, great breakfast and a relaxing outdoor area round a small pool. Nice staff and helpful owner. We really can recommend the location. The wifi in the guestrooms could be a bit better. But that wouldn't stop us for coming back

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the name suggests, the guesthouse has a commanding and dramatic view. It is a little way out of town, so a car is essential. The guest house is very modern and well appointed. The rooms are bright and well furnished with a pleasant lounge and small garden.

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

It's an exciting drive to Headlands House but once arrived you get the breathtaking cliffs views. The rooms are very comfortable as the pooldeck is as well. Rooms & guesthouse were spotlessly clean. Breakfast was a little disappointing compared reading the premium priced rooms. All together we enjoyed our stay and would consider to come again if in the neighborhood.... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small friendly guesthouse with terrasse and small pool. Perfect view of heads. Room with bath and ocean view is spectacular. Room with lagoon view is very nice as well. Feel like home status. Clean, calm, situated in walking distance to outlook of heads. Five minutes drive to waterfront.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where: Upmarked residential neighbourhood. Need to drive aprox 15/20 to restaurants/shops. Bad: Not very private. Feels like you are staying in the guest room of friends' house. It is actually a residential house. Balcony straight next to another room's balcony (can actually see into their room). Living room downstairs shared. With a shared small pool outside. Don't think hotel/lodge. More... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Stayed 2 nights, the staff are helpful and breakfast fresh. The B&B is located at the top of The Heads. The rooms on one side look over the ocean and the other side over the lagoon, some rooms had a double aspect which is great. But check before you book.Small pool area. Some amazing view points only a 2 min... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Headlands guest house is a great option in Knysna. The house has a beautiful view to the bay. The Heads is a amazing neighborhod in this city! Nadia, the manager, is a lovely person, always available to help the guests. I definetly recommend this place.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We loved our stay here. The views from our room were superb, the breakfasts good and the staff so helpful. We stayed an extra night and were loathe to leave even then. It is in a fantastic position above the Heads, very peaceful too.

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