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The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve

Phantom Pass, Knysna, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed at Phantom Forest over Christmas and it was a magical Christmas. From the moment we arrived we felt so happy with our decision. The staff, food, treehouse and location were all wonderful. Thank you!!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the lodge for 3 nights in one of the Moroccan suites and found the setting, views and all round service to be excellent. This Porcupine Suite is large, with great views and incredible privacy allowing one to enjoy the views from every angle .. the shower, the bath, the bed, the lounge, the balcony........ More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The beauty of our tree house,it's interior and all the nooks and crannies you can hang out in at the Lodge is without question. However there's a fundamental problem with this establishment. I think it has forgotten its primary purpose and that's to give guests a great experience. The hotel only offers a 6-course dinner which is fine for one evening,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This place was simply stunning. I can't fault it at all. The room we stayed in was the Moroccan styled tree house and was so lovely. The facilities were tastefully measured to ensure that the stay was comfortable and relaxed. No internet or TV in the room were positives about the experience. The staff were helpful in every way. I... More 

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Wilderness, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I booked to go to Phantom Forest for dinner with a friend on my birthday. I had eaten there before, and had enjoyed it very much, but this time was a disappointment. When you are paying R400 for a 6 course meal, with drinks extra, you expect the food and service to be perfect. There was no one in charge... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

During our stay in Knysna they told us to have dinner in this restaurant. You need to make a reservation at least 1 day before but better even earlier because it is a famous restaurant. You can't drive with your own car to the restaurant because the road is very steep and a lot of corners. So you will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Luxury suites were excellent nicely hidden away. Food was very good over three days. Staff and drivers were very helpful and friendly. Views over estuary are breathtaking. Good location for Knysna and Plettenburg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Prepare to be wowed if you stay in this wonderful resort. We stayed here on the Winter Warmer package and it proved to be a great deal. The resort is around a 10-15 minute drive west of Knysna and is set in a remarkable location overlooking a river estuary. When you arrive, you enter a secure car park from which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Utterly fabulous, magical place in the forest! We got to the lodge and all plans in Knysna went out the window as this place is so good.. Wonderful views, fab food and stunning accommodation, highly recommended!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Magical. Time to reconnect. Fantastic service from all the staff. Delicious dinner and breakfast especially the sorbet between courses. The view from the bathroom into the forest is stunning. Peaceful.

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Address: Phantom Pass, Knysna, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 14
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#11 Family Hotel in Knysna

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