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Yellowwood Lodge

18 Handel street Knysna 6570 | PO Box 2020, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #23 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We loved this guest house! Very comfortable and clean in a good location. The garden is lovely. The main house is old and authentic for people who appreciate history. The breakfast was amazing .. Served outside on the patio. The bed was so comfortable I wanted to take it home with me. Excellent price for such a lovely place.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Our family of five spent two nights in this delightful bed and breakfast. The owner was helpful and welcoming, generous in his guidance and advise about what to see and do around town. His restaurant recommendations were spot on - we loved our meals at The Anchorage and Mario's. WiFi was strong with good coverage. Our rooms were spacious, comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Had a very comfortable stay at Yellowwood Lodge. Room was large and comfortable with a good view, and location of the lodge was ideal for walking to nearby restaurants and other activities in Knysna. We were very well looked after throughout our stay; I would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Yellowwood is nice although a little dated. We did have to climb some steep stairs to access our room. Overall, no complaints as everything was clean and worked. It's conveniently located although Knysna is not very big to begin with. You can walk from the Lodge to downtown in a few minutes. Check-in and local knowledge from Ernest (owner) was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

A quaint and charming place to stay. The accommodation is comfortable and has everything you need. The breakfast which is a selection of fruits, cereals, yogurts, cold meat and cheese as well as eggs, bacon, tomato, mushrooms, etc. is outstanding. Ernest's will take care of your every need. I will definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Spent one night here and was very satisfied. While it is an older building, the finishes are good, it has a comfortable and homely feel and it is a convenient location. The owner was extremely helpful. We needed to leave early in the morning and he organized breakfast for us 1.5 hours before the usual time. The only unfortunate thing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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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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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