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Phantom Pass, Knysna, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve
Ranked #8 of 28 hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Phantom Forest in early August for only one night on a quick driving tour of the Garden Route. We had a last-minute travelers' special that included breakfast and dinner. We were upgraded to an Upper Forest room. From the moment we checked in, the staff was friendly and attentive. Our room was very cozy, and included everything we... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous, unique setting in a tree top cabin. World class fine dining. Staff were highly attentive without being intrusive. Definitely eat dinner at the restaurant. If you have time, take the canoes out for a beautiful afternoon. The picnic the staff packed for us was perfect!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a beautiful meal in this treehouse restaurant while visiting friends who were staying in the Phantom Forest hotel. The place was stylish and funky and we were pleased to be driven up through the 'jungle' in a 4 x4! Unfortunately, we arrived in a sea mist and could not see the stunning views of the lagoon we had... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

if you want to hide in private splendour, eat decadently and luxuriate in detail - this is the place to do it! what a beautiful romantic and delicious private world we entered into - absolutely unique and super special experience - thank you!!!!

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George, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is a change from the every day hotel, really special. The start is your pick up at the parking, I am glad they did not want me to drive up there, and it is the last you see of your car till your departure. The rooms are surrounded by trees and are positioned well away from each other so... More

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Helsinki
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed one night in this beautiful place in Dec 2013 as part of our honeymoon. The overall impression was great: nicely decorated villa with a good view and very tasty dinner at the restaurant. The villas are located quite far away from each other, which makes your own villa to feel very private. The massage was in a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

To all the staff at Phantom Forest Eco Reserve a heartly thank you for the professional and friendly service we received. Our experience at Phantom Forest contributed in making our Honeymoon adventure memorable. 100/100 for hospitality, good and lodges! The Beukes 10-13 May 2014

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My husband and I spent four nights at Phantom Forest for our honeymoon. The accommodation was great - clean, private, luxurious. Delicious food at the restaurant, beautiful views, and an awesome and friendly staff made for a memorable experience.

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Beautiful place if you are looking for a quite place and privacy. Very special rooms and ambient. The rooms are very nicely furnished. Taking a bath on the deck of your room is just faboulus. Friendly staff and delicious dinner and excellent breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Friends recommended strongly that we stay at phantom forest during our recent trip to South Africa. I can't thank them enough, it was wonderful. We stayed in one of the well appointed tree houses. With cool evening temperatures it was great to have underfloor heating in the bathroom. The rooms are set in amongst the Knysna forest and are wonderfully... More

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Address: Phantom Pass, Knysna, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve Hotel Knysna
Phantom Forest Eco Reserve Knysna

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