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Kanonkop Guest House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 28 hotels in Knysna
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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delhi india
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were here for 3 nights.we arrived on a very cold evening,samantha gave us a very warm welcome along with a delicious hot chocolate...what a lovely welcome!!the room was huge and had a balcony with stunning views.its a lovely guesthouse ,with some stunning views.the next morning we met mark and his father both were very hospitable and warm,they tried there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been meaning to write this review for months......my husband and I stayed at Kanonkop House in Nov 2013. The welcome we received there was second to none and we have travelled a fair amount. Nothing was too much trouble for Samantha and Mark who seemed like old friends even though we had never met before. The staff we... More

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

Dear Gill, Many thanks for your fabulous review of Kanonkop House, our breakfasts, hospitality, and, of course, the 'Paradise Suite'. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and in particular our hospitality. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We really appreciate it. All the very best until the next time we meet. Very warmest... More

Centurion, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Kanonkop Guest House from 29 September 2005 to 1 October 2005 (two nights) as part of our honeymoon vacation (yes, that is almost nine years ago). We stayed in the Paradise Suite. I clearly remember the warm and sincere welcome from Mark and the two Yorkshire Terriers. I can confirm each and every positive... More

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

Dear RenateVictor, Wow...how special that you remember us so well. Even more special to know that you are enjoying married life 9 years on...congratulations to you. We thank you for celebrating your honeymoon at Kanonkop House and for taking the time to write this review so many years later. We have made many changes at Kanonkop House over the years.... More

San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Our trip to Knysna was our mini vacation within our vacation, and Kanonkop House was just the restful interlude we were hoping for. The Sunbird room was decorated beautifully and offered a beautiful, panoramic view of the bay. The warm hospitality of the staff and owners of this family-run guest house made us feel right at home, with sundowners by... More

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

Dear DeeGlaze, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Kanonkop House and the Sunbird Suite in particular. We are delighted that you enjoyed our hospitality and that your time in Knysna and at Kanonkop House afforded you the beautiful and restful interlude that you were looking for. Thank you for choosing to stay at Kanonkop House... More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Paradise Suite at Kanonkop last October. The room was outstanding, and the view of the lagoon from the balcony was breathtaking. We had sundowners on that balcony both nights of our stay on the Garden Route. Not only that, but Mark and Sam both went out of their way to recommend great hikes... More

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

Dear Daniel S, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Kanonkop House. We are delighted that you were able to make the most of the super views from the Paradise Suite with sundowners on the balcony, and that you ventured out to enjoy the great hiking spots in this beautiful area as well as enjoying some... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Kanonkop guest house is an amazing place. Not only does it offer stunning accommodation, it offers a special and warm personal touch from the owners of the guest house. We had a special and warm welcome and were treated to everyday tips on what to do in the area. We were not only let into the guest house, but it... More

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

To the Nagars, Thank you for your lovely review. It is always great to hear from South Africans and we really appreciate that you took the time to review your experience at Kanonkop House. Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary here, We hope to have the opporutnity to share future celebrations with you. Our thanks again and very... More

Maidenhead, Berkshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was the most luxurious accommodation of our holiday. Run by Mark and Samantha and Dad Chris. We had a very warm welcome when we arrived in darkness so we couldn’t appreciate the beautiful location until the morning. We were happy to hear that Mark had taken the initiative and reserved us a table at one of the local restaurants... More

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

Dear Yorkie Rose, Thank you for your lovely and detailed review of your stay at Kanonkop House. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Sunbird Suite, our toiletries range, Africology - all the more special as it is locally produced and uses natural and organic ingredients, the views over the forest to the water, and of course our bar and... More

South Brunswick, New Jersey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed three nights at the beautiful Kanonkop House in April 2014. To say that our gracious hosts were warm and welcoming...and great at recommending ways and places to explore the Garden Route is a big understatement! They were with us each morning over breakfast helping us plot our day's activities and meals. Our room was lovely and very comfortable.... More

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

Dear RBR0511, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Kanonkop House and that you were able to make the very most of our local tips to ensure you had the very best experience of this beautiful area. We really appreciate that you have taken the time to review and share your experience of Kanonkop House and thank you... More

Epsom, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed at Kanonkop for four nights as a base for exploring the garden route. We wholeheartedly endorse all the other reviews on here which highlight the wonderful, personal and friendly welcome from Chris, Mark and Samantha, the beautiful accommodation and the very high quality breakfast. It all made for a memorable stay. Thank you! Roger & Mandy PS -... More

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

Dear Roger and Mandy, Many thanks for your detailed and useful review of your stay at Kanonkop House and the local area. I could not agree with you more, I think the beaches of Knysna (Buffalo Bay and Brenton among them) are some of the most beautiful in the world; pristine, unspoilt, long stretches of white sand and great swimming... More

Nova Scotia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were directed to Kanonkop as the accommodation we used on our previous visit to Knysna had sadly dropped it's standards. Sad for them, but not for us as this was a very lucky break on our part. Our first impressions of Kanonkop were nothing short of jaw dropping. This home that has been changed to allow... More

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

Dear Jollyjacktar, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and helpful review of your stay at Kanonkop House. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the Paradise suite so much and of course that you enjoyed being hosted by the Conyers family and Angelika our fabulous sidekick! We too will be delighted to meet you again and... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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