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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 #7 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Elephant Hyde is located away from the hussle and bussle of Knysna, surrounded by indeginous vegetation and overlooking the Knysna lagoon with beautiful views. Our room was very well designed with great attention to detail., good percale linen and a large flat screen TV. We loved the large jet bath and coming home to a warm bed, our electric blanket... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spa bath overlooking the lake. Views from every room. Big shower. Real quality stuff. When we came back from the restaurant our electric blankets were switched on, so that the bed was warm when we got to the room. I mean that is just excellent thinking.

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Wellington, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably our third visit to Elephant Hide over the past 10 years - each time the stay has been excellent! We always have a lovely, spacious room with panoramic views over Knysna Lagoon. Great breakfast choices, excellent staff.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect treat for a birthday celebration. The lodge is more than the website and any reviews give away- a wonderful surprise. Attentive and very friendly service. Sensational views from our lagoon facing room and wonderful attention to detail all round - TOP CLASS. Thank you for having us! We will be back.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Elephant Hide is definitely one of the nicest guest houses my boyfriend and I have ever stayed at. Upon arriving we were welcomed by a lovely gentleman called Elie. He showed us to our chalet and offered to carry our luggage. The chalet was perfect, amazing views of the lagoon and you get the feeling that you're in the middle... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful quiet Guest lodge, set in pristine fynbos with stunning views of the lagoon. Enjoy bird watching from the comfort of the spa bath. Excellent location, very close to all that Knysna has to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved every minute of this private lodge with fantastic views of the Knysna Lagoon. Our room had everything we needed and it ensured that we had a wonderful four day stay! The staff is unseen, yet our room was always clean and turned down for us after we came back from supper. We would definitely visit again and highly... More

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Somerset West
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at the Elephant Hide of Knysna. Beautiful rooms, gorgeous views and lovely breakfast!! The friendly staff really made us feel welcome! This was our second visit, and surely won't be our last!

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely EVERYTHING of this stay was EXCELLENT.... We stayed in the executive suite which has a stunning view over the lake , the spa bath was such a treat and we spend hours relaxing in the bath! HIGHLY reccommended

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Storms River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a stunning place! We stayed here for 2 nights with a marketing trip and what a pleasure! Stunning views with a super king size bed! Huge bathroom with spa bath and a couples shower with views of the lagoon and total privacy, it was heaven!!!! A definite for anyone and we will be back! Huge thanks to Mandy, Ryan,... More

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Additional Information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Address: Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge 4*
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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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