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Kanonkop Guest House

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 2351, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wilmington, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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109 reviews 109 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Torquay, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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 

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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36 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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17 helpful votes 17 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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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

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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