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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 #21 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
Catherine040 Hermanus, South Africa
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hermanus, South Africa
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 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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20 helpful votes 20 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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31 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Tres Cantos, Spain
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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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14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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