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Blue Oyster B&B

4.0 of 5 11 Rio Street | Heuwelkruin, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stayed for only 1 night in 2013, I vowed to return with my wife so she could experience this beautiful place. So at the end of November 2014, I did just that! This time we spent 4 nights in the luxurious upper level suite. It was fantastic. The views from every room in the B&B have spectacular views over... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is by car from the towncenter in 5 min reachable (goes all the way up the hill) On top of the mountains you have a fantastic view to Knysna, which is just great. The service was very helpfull and friendly.I would go there again for sure. The rooms are big, very modern and clean.

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Neuenhagen, Brandenburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We, 8 friends from Germany, spent 2 days at the Blue Oyster and thus have the hotel fully booked. We want to thank you for the loving and individual support by Vanessa and her staff. The tipps have helped us a lot, restaurants and taxi were ordered by Vanessa. And is perfect for short stays on tours, but certainly also... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We returned to Blue Oyster again this year after visiting in February. Everything was just as good - from the well maintained and fitted room to the service and breakfast. Vanessa, the owner was helpful with tips on what to do and where to eat, which was really useful. The view of course was spectacular as ever.

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Durbanville, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay!! Great view!! Great service, nice breakfast,... Vanessa gave us very helpful advice and maps to help us make most out of our limited time in Knysna. Also we got a better room than we had booked - for the same price. (Thank you, Vanessa!)

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Cape Town
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We needed an overnight stop on our way back to Cape Town and selected this B&B from the hundreds available in this tourist town. Directions on the web site were spot-on, as finding new roads in extremely inclement weather can sometimes be difficult. We were provided an introduction to the facilities - lounge areas and breakfast room - with an... More 

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Kelheim, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We rented the luxury with the aonderful view to the lagoon, from the room and from the balcony. The other side of the room goes to the nice garden with the pool-area. there is much space, a nice Lounge ...

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Kerpen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is a bit difficult to find the Blue Oyster (before you get the description from the owner). Without a car it is a bit difficult, as the B&B is uphill. Breakfast was great view over the lagoon breath taking!

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Morenci, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Blue Oyster is located in Knysna Highs, on a picturesque hill overlooking the lagoon. Our room was very spacious, had magnificent views of the town and the lagoon, very large balcony, garden views, comfortable armchairs, big bathroom and very large walk-in closet. We had breakfasts in a nice, homey atmosphere (the food was alwasy fresh and tasty). The host... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The B&B was amazing, Vanessa was an excellent host (with lots of good tips about where to visit - Robberg being one of them - and is very happy to book trips for you). And if you haven't seen the view of the bay from the hotel, I'd highly recommend you look through the photos on here!

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Address: 11 Rio Street | Heuwelkruin, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Oyster B&B 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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