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Inyathi Guest Lodge

52 Main Road, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Inyathi is interesting and central and I think good value esp with breakfast but be aware it is ON the N2. I booked a large double 6 months in advanced and requested a quiet room if possible. I was put in Number 11 and have never been in such a loud room 11 is the closest to the road and... More 

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Ko Tao, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With really knowledgeable owners and staff and the jungle style rooms Inyathi is a fun place to stay. You really do feel like you're on the edge of a jungle, but step out and cross the road and you're straight into the town. The room was well set out, comfortable, quirky and individual, I've not really stayed anywhere quite like... More 

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East London, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable weekend stop over. Centrally located and walking distance to excellent restaurants and malls. Owners very friendly and accommodating. Room was comfy although shower was a little small. Quaint layout in tropical surrounds.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice located lodge, good breakfast, nice garden, unfortunatly no shower in the room...............................................................................................................................

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location in Knysna doesn't matter, as its a very small city/town and everything is nearby. Owners are nice and sweet. Didn't face any problems as such during my stay But they can defi make this hotel/lodge much much better by giving little attention to detail in the rooms like adding a few design elements in the room which is really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inyathi houses look very different than other houses, and when you enter the place it feels like you are at a totally different place. The houses are made of dark wood and between them is a small jungle with all kinds of plants. We had quite a small house which was a bit dark, but the bathroom was great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved it there! Our hosts, Riaan and Helen, were extremely helpful and friendly at all times. Breakfasts are delicious! The rooms are lovely, clean and cosy. Helen and her husband were very helpful - booked restaurants for us, offered to fetch us etc. We are definitely coming back!

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Glenorie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was a fun place to staty. Although the chalet cabin was small, it had all the required facilities. The 'mezzanine' level shower and bathroom was a challenge for two oldies, however it blended with the 'African' theme. Rhian's special hoit breakfast was great. We wanted to visit the Judah Square village and Rhian took the time to guide us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

This place is spot on! Only a ten minute walk to The Waterfront, right in the middle of town. Great hosts, good breakfast, secure parking and good value for money. There is loads to do in and around Knysna and we spent four great days there in late Jan 2015. Highly recommended

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gwyneth76, Owner at Inyathi Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Thank Steve, We appreciate you taking the time to review us, and you hit the nail on the head, on what we offer here at Inyathi. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays here in SA, and that the sun is shining wherever you are. regards Helen and Riaan Louw More 

Deerfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This guest lodge was a gem; an oasis in the middle of the little town of Knysna. The B & B was a former craft village that had been transformed into a lovely group of individual dwellings. Great care has also been paid to the beautiful indigenous foliage surrounding the entire compound. The delicious, made-to-order breakfast was a welcome start... More 

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