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Blue Oyster B&B

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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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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our time at the Blue Oyster in Knysna. The rooms have tremendous views of Knysna Bay, and we enjoyed our sundowners from the balcony. We were bumped up to a room on the top floor and it was tremendous, nice bathroom, great bed and wifi, but the balcony was a huge winner. Breakfasts served in a room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Every detail was considered and we loved everything. Sitting for breakfast with a view to die for..we did not really want to leave. Thank you for a wonderful stay..... and very comfortable bed. Loved the place mats!!

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our stay at the Blue Oyster was unforgettable. I got engaged the week we stayed there and picking the Blue Oyster as our holiday destination was the best decision I have ever made. The service and accommodation was brilliant. Anybody thinking of staying in Knysna for their getaway shouldn't bother looking anywhere else. Trust me you will not be sorry.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We had a "wow" moment when we arrived at our room and had a glorious view of he Knysna lagoon. In addition, the room was clean, airy, comfortable and decorated in good taste. the owner, Vanessa, was always friendly and ready to give us tips about places to visit. We really enjoyed chatting to her.Blue Oyster was one of the... More 

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Midlothian, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Our stay at the Blue Oyster was incredible! The view was breathtaking and the accommodations were spotless and comfortable. The hospitality and kindness of Vanessa and her crew was superb...from the suggested dining at Sirocco right down to the impromptu muffin with a candle in it upon discovering that it was my birthday! It may be a Guest House, but... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What a breathtaking view & experience! We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality, experience and wonderful charm of Blue Oyster. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would strongly recommend it!!! See you again soon Blue Oyster.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at this wonderful Guest House. The room was large and comfortable with a balcony. Vanessa was lovely and friendly and left us a picnic breakfast the first morning as we were off early to ride the elephants. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and breakfast on our second morning was delicious. We easily walked into Knysna and caught... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Having stayed here in 2012, I decided to try this fine establishment again. As before, the venue & service is outstanding and the owner & her team truly understand the essence of hospitality. Will definitely be back for the next vacation.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had the luxury room which was huge and well worth the upgrade money. There was a balcony overlooking the lagoon. The manager was very helpful and had booked us into a restaurant as it was a Friday evening. The breakfast was also extensive. Slightly out of Knysna up the hill but definitely worth it for the views.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The hospitality was first-rate, as were the accommodations. The common areas are comfortable and inviting. Our room was spacious and impeccably clean (and had the same amazing view as the breakfast area). Delicious breakfast. Vanessa was very informative, and helped us find wonderful things to do while in the area. I would recommend Blue Oyster very highly!

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