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Kanonkop Guest House

5.0 of 5 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful setting in a beautiful sited area with wonderful service , unmatched.If in Knysna it's a absolute great way to start from here and one will feel home immidiately. The team will make sure, you will have a wonderful stay, where you can leave your troubles at home.

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ENGLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been lucky enough to stay in some special places around the world - and this is right up there. How the rating is not No. 1 in Knysna (and possibly South Africa) I'm not sure. The others must be out of this world! The experience started as we first parked in the car park - and there was a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family fell in love with Mark, Knysna and the Kanonkop House. The setting is remarkable and we had the pleasure of the Penthouse Suite (worth every penny) that looked out over the harbor from high on the hilltop. The grounds present the best in freedom to relax by the pool or have a drink in one of many unique... More 

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Bath
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked into Kanonkop at the last minute by an excellent agent and the flexibility of Mark. What a result! Comfortable....no, make that luxurious, private, peaceful, secure, stunning views, outstanding breakfast, great advice.....I could go on. But what sums it up for me, is that we stayed in 7 different places in South Africa, and the kids called this... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A recent family trip uncovered a true gem. Great location. Superb and caring staff....and wonderful accommodation. The hotel enjoys a stunning view of the lagoon and hands on owners, Samantha and Mark Conyers make you feel as a house guest.

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Oslo, Norway
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24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We where four friends that stayed 3 nights at Kanonkop House in the beginning of december. Kanonkop was our last stop of our 16 days holiday in South Africa. We where greeted at the door by the owner Mark. He takes care of this lovely place together with his sister Samantha. We felt welcome immediately, and he took us on... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We spent two nights in the new suite. It is beautiful decorated with very much attention to every detail. The atmosphere of the room is very luxurious and relaxing! The view is beyond words! You see the whole bay in front of you. Waking up in the morning and looking out of your windows is great! The service is very... More 

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Kyneton, Australia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We fortunately stayed here for 2 nights. From the moment you drive into the carpark you are made to feel welcome. The hosts who are also the owners (Mark & Samantha) made us feel very welcome and helped pre-organise a round of golf at the nearby Simola Golf course at a very good corporate rate. Through the help of the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

From the moment we arrived, we were greeted as VERY special and WELCOME guests of this superb establishment!! Owners Mark and Samantha left nothing undone, or overlooked, in an effort to make us immediately feel comfortable, cared-for, and at home!! Visually stunning, spacious and peaceful, this "Guest House" certainly deserves a better moniker, and most certainly lives up to the... More 

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KanonkopHouse, Owner at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Mrflyer, Many thanks for your fabulous review. We are so delighted that you and 'mrsflyer' enjoyed your stay in our corner of 'Paradise' and that we were able to add to your experience. We are very grateful that you took the time to share your review and we certainly look forward to the opportunity to meet you again. Thankyou... More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My family and I stayed here as part of our trip down the garden route and were not disappointed. We booked two rooms and had stunning views over the Knysna Lagoon and The Heads. Everything was near perfect and we couldn't have asked for more. Breakfasts were scrumptious (omelets and coffee recommended) and hosts very friendly. Wish we could have... More 

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KanonkopHouse, Owner at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear AfricansintheDR, Many many thanks for taking the time to share your lovely review. It was super to meet you and we thank you for choosing to stay at Kanonkop House while you adventured through the Garden Route. Thank you again and warmest regards, Samantha, Mark and the Kanonkop team More 

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Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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