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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 #20 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel-style hotel was comfortable and clean, and was a good base for exploring Knysna, being close to the waterfront and shops etc. Amenities were fairly basic, with a good breakfast but the bar was always empty and no evening food is served. Reception staff were not particularly friendly.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel for the convenient location--walking distance to the waterfront quay & restaurants, bars, shops, water activities, etc. Free wi-fi is available in the public areas, the breakfast is simply outstanding, & the small bar (open evenings) is located beside a cozy sitting area w/fireplace--it was cold in the evenings--large screen TV, & comfy table & chair groupings.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for the knysna marathon and while the staff at the breakfast and bar were lovely, I acidently left my earrings on the TV stand..went back to the room which was being cleaned and there was nosign of them. We contacted management hen we got home and still no joy..really disappointed as they we very sentimental. I only... More

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Udupi, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
17 helpful votes 17 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
55 helpful votes 55 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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