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Graywood Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gray Street, | PO Box 2044, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #19 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
Priyankashenoy Udupi, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Udupi, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had been to Knysna on our Garden Route trip in April 2014. And we were booked at The Graywood by our travel agent for 2 nights. The hotel is located at a walkable distance from the knysna quays which harbours some shopping areas and good restaurants. The wooden interiors are fabulous & staff are pleasant . The rooms are... More

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I wasn't keen on the outside of this hotel- but after driving into Knysna late afternoon we decided to check it out. What a lovely surprise ! The outside doesn't do it justice- it wont disappoint. The mature plants surround a small but adequate pool which give the upper wooden floor a charming outlook. The cabosse theme and train artefacts... More

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

03/4 Garywood Our stay at the Garywood was very good. The rooms are very adequate if you want to have 3 or 4 person on the Sofa bed. The breakfast is very good. The hotel is within walking distant of the water front

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South Africa
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Spotless rooms with great touches. Good pillows :-) you see I like pillows. They determine my sleep. Friendly staff. Well situated. Substantial Choice of Breakfast to meet everyone's taste. A great recommendation from a friend.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Good hotel with nice breakfasts a bit of a walk to the waterfront with its amenities. Room 42 backs on to a tourist coach park which can be noisy first thing in the morning with coaches revving up getting ready to leave. Otherwise an enjoyable stay.

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Bangalore, India
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Graywood isn't your regular looking hotel, though it looks quite similar to the property opposite. However, our stay for 2 days at this property was quite good barring the food. The interiors are artistically done, rooms are quite spacious and new and the distance to the waterfront and the market is minimal. The only issue is the the availability of... More

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Ballygally, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed here for 3 days on our Garden Route experience.Our rooms were lovely,nice interior,very spacious and absolutely spotless with a bath and shower over it.Our rooms were on the main floor,i think the wooden interior ones are on the ground floor. The breakfast is lovely,fruit,meats,cheeses,cereal and you order your eggs how you want,we had lovely omelettes. there is a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

It is well located very close to the highway as well as the beach. It is modeled on the interior of an archaic train compartment. Has beautiful interiors and terrific staff. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and had a great time in Knysna. Excellent breakfast with a great spread. Clean rooms, great service and very cosy looking. Highly recommend... More

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Houston, Texas
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126 reviews 126 reviews
28 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

The service at the Graywood was exceptional. My elderly in-laws are not as mobile as they used to be and all the staff went out of their way to make sure they enjoyed their visit. Nothing was too much trouble. Excellent breakfast with great selection of very fresh food including many different fruit. In addition to what you can see... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Well located with very friendly and helpful staff, nothing was too much trouble, but the common parts were dark and dingy, and fittings in the bedroom were tired and of poor quality. Breakfast was very good with plenty of fresh fruit

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Address: Gray Street, | PO Box 2044, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Graywood Hotel 3*
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