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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #12 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Mary Pat S Bellville, 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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Bellville, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thank you to Ryan and Family for a wonderful stay. The spotless accommodation, views, privacy attention to detail. The helpfullness of `Fish' and his wife and their delightful daughter. A place to relax & be at peace.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three night in this lovely Guest Lodge. From the moment we arrived we felt welcome. Our room was very nice and had the most fantastic view from our bed, bath and shower :-) What also impressed us was the attention to small detail. The breakfast was superb with interesting options. I loved the porridge with almonds, banana and... More

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Storms River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hi there to the Elephant Hide team, Thank you so much for an awesome stay! I still cannot get over the view from our room, and your truly unique breakfast choices....both impressive! Your service and friendliness were great. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and will be back. In fact, now that we've stayed there, I'll tell everyone about you. Once again,... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are large and attention to detail was excellent. The only complaint we had was that the owners were aloof and unfriendly - whereas Fish and Wendy couldn't do enough to make our stay wonderful.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the most amazing memorable honeymoon ever! even tough my husband is wheelchair bound, the staff made our stay as comfortable as possible and made sure we could do everything on the honeymoon package. The breakfast was the best I have ever tasted and such a big variety! We will definitely come back!

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We totally enjoyed our stay and took advantage of the room itself. The views are great, the towels huge, the sheets luxurious, the tub enormous, the two shower heads made for a fun experience, the pool while a bit cold was refreshing, the hosts are delightful,the location convenient, it was very thoughtful and very pleasant in every way.

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Johannesbrug
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was lovely - chalet, view, welcome. It's a nice walk to town and easy taxi ride back. However and unfortunately, that stretch of road and the acoustics of the mountains make the traffic so noisy

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Gauteng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had high expectations of the Elephant Hide from what I'd seen on their website, and I was not disappointed! We spent 3 nights in room 3 in February 2014 and enjoyed every minute of it. The hospitality was wonderful, the room was spacious, with all the comforts you could ask for. The views from our balcony were out of... More

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Orange, CA
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay and only wish we stayed longer! The room was charming and overlooked the lagoon with amazing views. We were impressed with the excellent breakfast offerings served on the deck with a gourmet flair. the staff is very friendly and helpful with all of our needs.

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George
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

What a lovely time we had at Elephant Hide. The rooms are beautiful, the setting is fantastic but by far the service of the owners and staff made the trip. They made us feel so welcome and even though they were full we felt like the owner people there with their attentive warm service, seeing to our every need with... More

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Additional Information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Also Known As:
Elephant Hide Of Knysna Guest Hotel
Elephant Hide Of Knysna Guest Hotel Knysna
Address: Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 99 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is situated on top of the Welbedacht Cliff Tops 3km from Knysna Town, the Lodge overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua mountains. The theme of the Lodge is one based on natural beauty with stone and wood architecture combining to give that comfortable earth feel. This Knysna Accommodation has four suites with magical views of the Knysna lagoon from every corner of the room. The fifth and sixth suite while still enjoying lagoon views are embedded in indigenous “fynbos” surroundings attracting numerous bird species and giving that “hidden away” feeling. Enjoy a relaxing spa-bath while gazing into infinity. All the suites have double showers with views and are private.The lodge is a family run business that prides itself on personal service and ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. ... more   less 
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