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Blue Oyster B&B

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   11 Rio Street | Heuwelkruin, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Michaela P Cape Town, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely B&B situated high up on a hill in Knysna, with wonderful views across the lagoon to the Heads. Vanessa is a friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable host, with excellent advice about local attractions and restaurants. The bedrooms at the top were really large, with great bathrooms (and the 5 star views). Would definitely stay there again.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Sat high up on the hill above Knysna the Blue Oyster has fantastic views across the town and to the lagoon/heads and is set up to make the most of these views - especially from the numerous shared areas! The b&b itself is thoughtfully put together and very comfortable with helpful and knowledgeable staff and a generous breakfast. We would... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A very nice and fine B&B in Knysna with large rooms and a little pool outside. The owner was very helpfull with what you wanted to do in Knysna with many good advices and suggestions. The B&B was on the hill so it was quite a long way to go to the Waterfront,at least when going back so be prepared... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I put a lot of research into the places I stay at and deciding to stay at the Blue Oyster was no exception. Having read some excellent reviews on Tripadvisor, I am pleased to say that it lived up to and exceeded expectations. It was just after the busy season, and even though we were the only guests staying at... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed two nights and was there by default so had not researched the accommodation, wellllll what a fantastic surprise we had. We stayed in a double room with big dressing room and en-suite bathroom and shower. The room was more like you would have in a 5 star hotel. The room has a large windowed big balcony overlooking the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Lovely welcome from Vanessa, full of all the information you need to best experience the local area. We had the Attica room with a lovely view but with the unfortunate downside of the bathroom being across the corridor. Although, Vanessa had already told us this in advance and assured us it wasn't shared. In fact, we were the only guests... More

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We stayed 5 nights in Blue Oyster and had the most fabulous room and with balcony and superb view over the lagoon. Vanessa and the staff at the Guest House could not have been more helpful or friendly and made every part of our stay memorable. Breakfasts were excellent and freshly cooked. We certainly hope to be back some day.

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Aarschot, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This is a really good example of a B&B. Location is really super. The breakfast is very complete and a strong starter for a wonderfull day in Knysna and surroundings. Of course Vanessa is a helpfull and friendly host. The room was an equivalent of the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Blue Oyster B&B is a wonderful property at the top of a hill overlooking the Knysna lagoon. The place is tastefully decorated and Vanessa is a wonderful host. She gave us lots of recommendations on restaurants, things to do in the area and was always warm and helpful. The breakfast is wonderful and very filling and the views from the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Attica room and was pleased with the view and cleanliness. However, the only drawback was that the bathroom was across the hall which was slightly inconvenient. Host was delightful and amenities were great.

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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*
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A beautiful 4 star Mediterranean style villa superbly positioned high on the ridge overlooking the picturesque Garden Route town of Knysna and offering breathtaking 180 degree views of the lagoon and the famous Heads, the majestic Outeniqua Mountains forming a shimmering backdrop. ... more   less 
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