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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 29 hotels in Knysna
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Epsom, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Nova Scotia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Saint-Denis, Reunion Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days in Pezula Villa with our 2 children, 9 and 4. How wonderful was it, hard to describe...Warmful welcoming with Sam and Mark, very good advices for visiting Knysnaa and all aroud, even if 3 days is really not enough... But the villa was so great that children only talk about it to all their friends !... More

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Cologne, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have recently stayed (again) for a week at the Kanonkop Guest House. Comparing it with other experiences during our vacation, we must stae that there is a huge difference in the personal attendance & service. It makes such a difference that someone of the family is always around and that the remark you always hear is " leave it... More

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Weyridge
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed at Kanonkop House for two nights and wished we could stay for longer. Our hosts were very friendly, welcoming and helpful, recommending restaurants and places to visit. The rooms were excellent and the surroundings are beautiful. The quality of the breakfast was superb, especially their home made muesli. Kanonkop was by far the best guest house that we... More

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Kristiansand, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The most friendly hosts you can imagine. The service from Sam and team Conyers impressed us and made ​​sure our stay was unforgettable. A place to return to! A place I would recommend to all our friends. Perfect stop and location by car from Cape Town towards Pretoria. Thanks to you all and the friendly personal greeting in the book... More

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Philadelphia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed in one of the villas that Kanonkop own that had lots of space, great views, and a decent sound system to plug in your iPad. The villa was stocked with the basics upon arrival including wine in the fridge. But, it is the service that was provided by Samantha and her team that impressed us. Daily breakfast cooked... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

One of the best places we have stayed at on this holiday. Top class forest-themed room. No aircon though. Very friendly and personable family running the guest house. They could not do enough for us. Highly recommended.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Thanks to Samantha and Mark, we really had a wonderful time. We stayed in one of their private villas because we were traveling with our 4 year old son. Such a beautiful house with beautiful views, lots of space for our 4yr old to run around and the private pool. Breakfast was delicious. We will definitely tell all our friends!!... More

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

Dear Mainworldtraveller, Thank you so much for taking time out to write your review of our Private Lagoon Views Villa at Pezula. It was such a great pleasure to host your family and we are very glad that you found our recommendations and tips useful and enjoyable. Many thanks for travelling all the way to South Africa and in particular... More

Wales
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We were met by Chris, the owner, who helped us with our luggage before providing valuable information over a glass of wine. Chris recommended and made reservations at two excellent restaurants and after a long drive from Cape Town my wife and I were thoroughly relaxed and made to feel at home. This is a family run hotel and the... More

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

Dear Southgatepaul, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Kanonkop House. We are so glad to have been able to provide a space to relax in and helpful advice to ensure a memorable stay in Knysna. Thank you to you and your wife for travelling to South Africa, for visiting Knysna, and in particular for being... More

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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 29 hotels in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
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