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Isola Bella

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   21 Hart Road | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #43 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely views across to Knysna head from the balcony where you will have breakfast in the summer. Amazing warm welcome from the owner. Room was a good standard, breakfast was basic but tasty. We stayed in Winter...there was no log fire and it didn't really have that cosy winter feel of some of the other places we stayed so I... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I just spent a long weekend over the Oyster Festival at this gorgeous guesthouse. From the moment we arrived, the owner, Marisa's warmth and generous hospitality touched every aspect of our stay. Our room and en suite were spacious and filled with quality furnishings - divine bed linen! - and so many thoughtful little touches, from adaptors to fresh milk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great location with a very homely feel. Very comfortable rooms. Marisa is a fantastic and friendly hostess and we had a wonderful chat with her. The view of the Heads from the breakfast terrace is wonderful.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

A lovely venue, a super hostess who genuinely has your well-being and comfort at heart, not just for the sake of it. Definitely a place to return to at this price. It should not be more expensive though as you do need a car to go to all places of interest, be it shops, water sports and restaurants.

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Bergamo, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Marisa is a lovely South African woman and Italian family behind. You'll see immediately from the warm welcome. Amazing, elegant house and fantastic position. Good service. I chosed the place based on features on Booking.com website.

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Somerset West
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We have just returned from a lovely stay at Isola Bella. What a beautiful welcome we received from Maria - she made us feel so at home. The rooms are beautiful and the breakfast we had was superb. Lovely touch from Maria and Nilo to bring our breakfast to us - delicious variety of cheeses, cold meats, cereals and breads,... More

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Knysna, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Although the rooms were clean and neat, and most things were in place, it is the small differences one would expect from a 4 star establishment that was missing. We selected Isola Bella based on others glowing reviews and reports of hospitality. Marisa was on leave overseas during our 2 day stay, and left us in the hands of Maria.... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Isola bella, great room, breakfast on a terrace with gorgeous view towards the heads, with interesting talks to other guests, and with a very friendly host with italian charme! We would always come back.

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We spent a few days in this beautiful guest house and we were warmly looked after by the owner Marisa. The rooms are spacious, clean and perfect in all details.An elegant place in a super sorrounding. Highly recommended

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Travel Exclusively African organised our 5 week self drive tour of Western Cape and highly recommended visiting Knysna. We had originally booked the self catering accommodation at Isola Bella but on arrival asked to change to one of the main rooms. Marisa immediately changed our accommodation and continued to do everything she could to make our stay special. Situated on... More

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Address: 21 Hart Road | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Isola Bella 4*
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