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Kanonkop Guest House

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6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed at Kanonkop house for 3 nights and it was the best 3 nights of our holiday! With 6 of us taking over the place, we were all made to feel very welcome. The manager, Leisl, greeted us when we arrived, got us some drinks and showed us around. We were all amazed right from the beginning. The pool... More 

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Thank Florence234
Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Florence234 Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the surrounding beaches and activities. River Deck is wonderful and am glad you took us up on that recommendation. The three luxury lagoon view rooms you had are beautiful, but views can be seen from the lounge and dining room... More 

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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

In December ’15 my husband and I have spent three wonderful nights at the Kanonkop Guest House and we instantly fell in love with the place. The house is absolutely beautiful with a stunning view from all rooms over Knysna Bay. We stayed at the “Paradise room” and all I can say is that it was really Paradise. Even from... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear sirtequila What a wonderful review! thank you very much. I am glad you enjoyed our Paradise Suite, it really is a stunning room. Our other lagoon facing rooms also have amazing views too. I hope you will come back and visit us again soon and we enjoyed having you stay with us. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark & the Kanonkop... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We stayed at Kanonkop for 5 nights in the Sunbird suite which had a fantastic view of the lagoon and surrounding area. Kanonkop itself also has beautiful gardens and a lovely pool area, both of which are perfect for relaxing. Breakfasts are served either indoors (with another wonderful view) or on the garden patio and the food was excellent throughout,... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Neil2paul Thank you for your words. I am pleased that you got to spend 5 days with us, as there really is so much to do and see in and around the area. The hiking spots you mentioned are stunning and am glad you got to experience it. I do hope you will come back soon and we will... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We were very well welcome from the begining until our last minute. We were at the No Matata suite, which means no worries and that what was deliveried. We had a very pleasent time there. We can´t talk enough the hosts for all the care they had with us, seting up our itinerary, scheduling dinners, we even got a book... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Carolrw Many thanks for this wonderful review! Reading this really makes me smile as a little attentive hosting has gone a long way. We love that we can book and arrange activities and dinners for our guests. And the souvenir book to take with you is all about remembering us once you have left! I do hope you will... More 

Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Words cannot really describe how wonderful this little gem of a mini boutique hotel this is, it s far more than a Guest House, and has the most amazing views as well as fantastic staff that can't do enough to help you. Really didn't want to leave, just enjoyed it so much. Thankyou.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear FoxPatricia Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are very proud of our Boutique Hotel and enjoy that our staff and views helped to make your stay special. We do hope that you will come and stay with us again :) Warm regards, Mark, Liesl & Kanonkop House Team More 

Sunbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Having never been to South Africa we didn't know what to expect on our arrival. We had a few days elsewhere before we arrived Kanonkop House to be met by Lisel. She was so very kind and couldn't have been more helpful. Every morning Mark came down to see how everyone was and if he could help us with anything.... More 

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Thank jackiefisher26
Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear jackiefisher26 Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and I am so glad that we could assist you with a longer stay! I will let our staff know how much you appreciated their assistance too. I am also very pleased that our South African Experience was a memorable one. I... More 

Schindellegi, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Mark the owner has a great personality and all staff make you feel like you are a family member. Nice view over Kysna Bay. Very quiet location. Great tips what to do in the aera. All rooms are different.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Urs M Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the views and tranquil setting here at Kanonkop House. We hope that you wish to visit us again soon as it was a pleasure having you stay with us! Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This is truly a slice of paradise, where fairytale meets reality and exceptional is the standard. Mark and Evance are exceptional hosts who embody the spirit and power of "Ubuntu", a universal bond that connects all humanity through the warmth with which we treat others. You cannot help but feel like part of the family. A must visit for all.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear GregKietzmann Many thanks for the wonderful review. We appreciate the kind words and am very pleased you felt our "ubuntu" here at Kanonkop House. Our guests do feel like part of the family and will hopefully welcome you back soon. Many thanks & warm regards Mark, Liesl & Kanonkop House Team More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I happened to stay in this Guest House - purely by chance as they had an opening which allowed me access. I was on a business trip from Cape Town and sadly alone. This must rate at the very top of any list anywhere in the world and here are the reasons why I rate this guest house so highly.... More 

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Thank Stephen W
Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Stephen Many thanks for this wonderful review. It is much appreciated that you took the time to write about our part of Paradise. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, even though short and on business. Next time bring the family and perhaps get to enjoy what Knysna has to offer. Our Paradise suite is amazing although all our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Everything you have read about this guest house is true. The house itself and our room ( Paradise ) are beautiful and the views of Knysna and the Heads jaw dropping but what makes it exceptional is the people. Evance was wonderful and Mark helped us tremendously by recommending restaurants and helping refine our itinerary to make the most of... More 

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Thank Alan0806
Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Alan0806 Thanks for the wonderful review! We like that you think we are "exceptional" Thank you for the compliment. Our staff are wonderful and Mark (Owner) is very hands on and will enjoy chatting to you to assist you with your itinerary. Our behind the scenes staff are also very important and thank you for mentioning them too. We... More 

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