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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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Torquay, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed on our honeymoon as part of our 3-week trip through South Africa. Chris, Mark and Sam are all amazing hosts, and the rooms are beautiful. If we were to book our trip again, we would stay an extra few days in Knysna! We hope to be return, if only to have a few more drinks... More

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Essex
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to spend three nights in the sunbird suite at Kanonkop House as a part of our four week holiday to South Africa. We can honestly say that Mark, Sam and Chris were, by far, the best hosts during our trip. They are genuinely lovely people who made us feel like part of the... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This guesthouse is a true gem set right at the top of a mountain with the lagoon in full view from your room. My husband and I were on our honeymoon and we stayed in the paradise suite. It was ultra modern with under carpet heating , a huge bed, rainforest shower and balcony. The best part was the bathtub... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a memorable unforgettable stay. Absolutely Awesome! Warm sincere welcome from Mark and Samantha making us feel like part of the family and spoiling us. To all the staff that ensured we were well look after at all times. That’s only the beginning, not to mention our luxury suite, amazing views, incredible house and an omelets you wake up craving... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

We were at the end of a 4 week trip around Southern Africa and wanted somewhere special for our last few days. From the rapid and friendly responses to a last minute booking request to the brilliant hospitality and luxurious surroundings Mark, Sam and all the staff at Kanonkop were a stand out. We stayed in the Sunbird suite and... More

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

Dear BwenoBwanji, How lovely to receive your review. Many thanks for your kind words. We are delighted that we were able to contribute to a lovely finale to your succesful trip through Southern Africa. Thankyou for choosing to travel in our part of the world and thank you for allowing us to share this beautiful corner with you. We hope... More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Kanonkop can do what no 5 or 6 * hotel can do - highly personalised service to the extent that we felt welcomed into their family ! Highly recommend to people who want to leave the predictability and anonymity of large chain hotels behind and want to feel like they have a second home in Knysna.

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

Dear Kmerchant001, Wow, thanks for your great review. It's always fabulous for us to receive guests feedback and we appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back to our family and at Kanonkop House in the future. Thank you for choosing to stay at Kanonkop House. All the very best and... More

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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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

Dear Alok, Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Kanonkop House. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and our hospitality. We hope to welcome you back to your "Knysna Home" one day. Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your trip up the Garden Route. Warm regards, Samantha, Chris, Mark and the... 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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