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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

4.0 of 5 Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, 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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We came at the weekend with my daughters over the South African school holidays. This is not your normal blue and white pastel, seaside guesthouse. It is built as a bush lodge surrounded, in this case, by indigenous fynbos, overlooking the most magnificent views of the lagoon. The cottages are extremely comfortable, spacious and all with sweeping views. The pool... More

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Wells, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Would recommend this guest lodge. We stayed here for our honeymoon for a couple of days and really was first class. With amazing views over the Lagoon and our personal balcony with a very spacious room, walk in wardrobe room and massive bathroom with jacuzzi bath. We couldnt have asked for any more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

An amazing place with amazing service,the personal touch and friendliness.The accommodation has an unspoiled view of the lagoon whilst the food is top notch. Thanks for an amazing stay,we will be back for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

This was an amazing place to stay with first class service. The breakfast was gorgeous, could not fault anything. Our lodge was fantastic, great bathroom......loved the double shower! The staff and owners were friendly and helpful. Will be visiting again!

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George, Western Cape
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The view from Elephant Hide, literally takes your breath away. The lodge is situated high up overlooking the Knysna Lagoons. The cabins are spacious and private and the hospitality of Ryan, Wendy and Fish was world class. The breakfast was delicious and the view again was incredible. The only problem was that we stayed one night and wished we had... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

We spent 2 nights at this guesthouse. We were welcomed to our own cabin with a bottle of bubbly. The room was just amazing. A lovely floating bed with excellent views over the Lagoon. The 2 person shower was awesome as were the views from the spa bath. The main house itself is gorgeous. We really liked the style of... More

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Thun, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We are there the 2 time and feel like home.The Lodge is very pretty,its more then a warm welcome to south africa.We like the staff and the owners,wendy was very nice,we celebrating our Marriage there with lot of specials.Everything is perfect organized all the time,our Room was fantastic again and have a nice view to the lagoon.Just pretty.With this Breakfast... More

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ashtead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

We booked for 3 nights and stayed for 6, need I say more? Everything about it was 1st class, from the staff to the room with amazing views, a top breakfast. Thanks Ryan and all, hope to stay again one day. Simon, Laura and Lexi

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Lovely venue and wonderful view to the Lagoon - everyone was very courteous to make us feel welcome and last minute requests were handled with care and attention to deal - enjoyed ourselves at this spot

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Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

What a friendly and beautiful place to stay. We only stayed for two nights but were made to feel at home by "Fish" as soon as we arrived. What luxurious, romantic cabins. We loved staying here and were given some great advice about nearby attractions and restaurants which was greatly appreciated. The breakfasts including smoothies were very filling and a... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 7
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