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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly wonderful place to stay overlooking Knysna lagoon, we spent 2 nights but easily could have stayed longer our room and the reception was just fabulous & very tastefully decorated.The service and breakfast was first class with plenty of choice.Lovely to meet the owner Ryan who made an effort to come and speak to guests in the morning and... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely cool drink given to us on arrival by Fish. Very thirsty as driven from Port Elizabeth. We had a gorgeous room overlooking the lagoon. Very peaceful and tranquil location. Totally spoilt by Fish and Elion. Breakfast was to die for. Absolutely yummy and all by the pool in the morning. It was heaven. Thank you so... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought I knew Knysna until I arrived at Elephant HIDE.. Hidden away like a secret gem, private and quiet, surrounded by bush and fynbos (fine bush), the perfect place for much needed time for reflection, healing or pure relaxation. Lagoon views, breakfast with a difference, friendly staff and a luxury chalet is what I need to go back for.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faultless. We had a wonderful greeting on arrival, too tired to dine out so ordered a cheese platter which came with wine, cold meats, and more. Bed incredibly comfortable, bathroom was spacious,very clean and wifi worked brilliantly. Best of all, the peace and tranquility, service from the staff and a delicious breakfast. Would put it top of my list for... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was amazimg, the welcomeing, our room and the view. Breakfast is set next to the ( communal) pool & the chef who makes great food. The dinning area overlooks the peaceful view of the Lagoon, it is to die for & in our oppinion under advertised.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We only stayed one night, but the staff still treated us well and were very welcoming. The view however was over the road and not so much over the lake. Spa bath was enjoyable. We left early the next morning and had to cancel our breakfast. The rooms are very private.

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Walldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Lovely stay in a quiet area with a very nice suite. The Elephant Hide offers a beautiful outlook over the lake and hills around Knysna, especially to enjpoy the sunset! The atmosphere is private and the rooms/suites are great!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

When we wound up our way to the Lodge and eventually stepped into the reception area, we were totally in awe by the view in front of us ! It is a complete surprise. Accommodation is in separate chalets, all with great views too.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Elephant Hide is perfect for any type of getaway. The Lodge is beautifully located. Rooms are exceptionally appointed with everything you need inside. Rooms are spacious and private. You really feel you are alone and secluded. Breakfasts are great especially the smoothies. People friendly. Outstanding views of the lagoon. I highly recommend a stay here.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Elephant Hide is a magical retreat where we enjoyed a tranquil and relaxing stay. It overlooks the lagoon and has amazing views. The rooms were beyond exceptional. We booked for three nights and the first night was in the upgraded lagoon suite and the second two night were in the fynbos suite. When we checked in we were upgraded to... More 

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