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Yellowwood Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   18 Handel street Knysna 6570 | PO Box 2020, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #22 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very enjoyable stay here - the hosts were very hospitable. Excellent breakfasts. The interior is a bit dated and there was a slight damp smell on entering the front door but it was very clean throughout and the room we had upstairs had a lovely balcony. We did find the saloon style door on the ensuite bathroom a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Quiet and relaxed though the interior is a tad outdated. Things look the same since 2007 (images ive seen frm prev reviews) - Room #2 looks exactly the same since then. The lodge feels like its run like a business and lacks a personal touch: we were told that there is fruit salad when enquiring about accomodating a vegetarian (no... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A delightful old house tucked away and quiet, with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Spacious rooms, comfortable beds and good breakfast. Location is excellent if you like walking as it is quite close to amenities and is easy to get to the main streets etc. We have appreciated the safe off road parking too. Our only complaint is that they need... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Breakfasts were delicious and the owner attentive. Front double upstairs had the best outlook and seemed very spacious. Downstairs double looked very nice too. We had the twin room upstairs which was cosy, comfortable and overlooked the rear garden area. The couple with us had a smallish double room which did not have a full door on the bathroom. I... More 

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Degeberga, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights and even if it rained most of the time Ernest and his staff made our stay memorable! It just takes 10 minutes to the Waterfront and just a few minutes to the shopping malls. We got a lovely breakfast every morning and good ideas how to spend our time. We can really recommend Yellowwood Lodge!

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Benfleet
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We stayed for three nights whilst in Kysna, and found Ernest to be the perfect host, sorting out a couple of problems for us and making sure our nightcap of local wine was nice and chilled! The rooms are nice and big, and clean, but in need of an update ( but it's not really a problem ). As the... More 

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Milnerton, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We stayed in an outside room, It's a family unit with a double bed at the front and two single beds in the room at the back separated by wall and a curtained door. When we arrived, the owner showed us the room and told us not to leave the room without the key, otherwise it will be locked. As... More 

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Woking, Surrey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
31 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We stayed in Knysna for 2 nights on our Garden tour and on my parents recommendation stayed at Yellowwood Lodge, its a lovely old house set into the hill with beautiful gardens and a small swimming pool. Our room (no.8) was one of 3 separate from the main house overlooking the gardens and was large,clean and comfortable with a little... More 

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Boston
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Lucky to find this Lodge after 9 at night -everything else seemed locked up for the night. Large room and old facility that needs some updating - but adequate - generous breakfast & well priced. Would recommend.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013 via mobile

Very good rooms, maybe a bit dated, but overall nice. Pity that construction of a garage was allowed in front of the lodge, otherwise the views would have been great. Excellent breakfast. A small hick up with a power breakdown, was generously compensated by the owner, without us asking for anything. Good value for money!

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Address: 18 Handel street Knysna 6570 | PO Box 2020, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Yellowwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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