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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
Sue63_10 New Plymouth, New Zealand
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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4 hotel reviews
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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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108 reviews 108 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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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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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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Tres Cantos, Spain
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Excellent accommodation and breakfast. Beautifully kept house from early 20th century with a very well kept garden and well located within Knysna, five minutes from shopping mall and 15 minutes to the waterfront. We stayed in the cottage and all was clean and comfortable. The owner was attentive on any small detail and gave us excellenst suggestions about what to... More

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

We stayed in a double room in the garden annexe - clean, light & airy, comfortable etc. Staff welcoming and helpful, breakfasts very good. Our only disappointment was the view - we selected Yellowwood because of the advertised views over the lagoon. Within the last two months a neighbour has constructed a large steel shed (car sales showroom?)just across the... More

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

Our family found the Yellowwood Lodge a very hospitable place. We were given a warm welcome on arrival and found the staff very attentive. We stayed in the family unit ( a charming cottage) outside of the main house. The unit had 2 rooms with 2 single beds and a reasonably sized double bed. The pool in the back was... More

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Address: 18 Handel street Knysna 6570 | PO Box 2020, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Hotel Class:3 star — Yellowwood Lodge 3*
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