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Amanzi Island Lodge

31 Cearn Drive, | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Ranked #3 of 99 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This lodge is an absolute jewel with great views of the bay. Service was impeccable, the rooms were absolutely beautiful (Alison was kind enough to upgrade us for the first 2 nights since there was availability to do so), breakfast was delicious. Alison helped us with our dinner reservations and also to find activities around the area. The lodge provided... More

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We received an extremely warm welcome from the new owners of Amanzi, which was much appreciated after travelling for 26 hours! The house has been newly renovated from top to bottom and has been tastefully decorated throughout in a Cape Cod / nautical style, perfect for its location on the edge of the lagoon. Although we are extremely fussy, we... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at Amanzi Island Lodge in Knysna, we were the only guests that night as they just cleaned every carpet throughout the Lodge, our room was done some days before. It is a beautiful house, overlooking the lagoon, with clean, very nice furnished rooms, stylish and crisp, a 5 star place. The staff is very helpful... More

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Cape Town
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5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived after a 5 hour drive from Cape Town. Our room overlooked the lagoon and we were able to have a glass of wine from the honour bar while watching the goings on. The room, setting, furnishings were top notch -couldn't be better. After such a long drive, it was delightful that the lodge offered a shuttle service into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from SA and stayed at the Amanzi Island Lodge for 3 nights. The rooms are lovely, fresh, clean and comfortable. The views over the water to the heads are spectacular. The pool area is charming and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast was delicious. Loved the style of this house, we had 2 bathrooms and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect in anyway. Most friendly and super professional service is what you will receive. Spacious comfortable rooms with all the extras you can expect and a lot more that you don't expect but are offered without having to ask for. Will definitely be back.

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Marblehead, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location could not have been better. We had the honeymoon suite that overlooked the lagoon, room #3, which had two full bathrooms and very comfy bed. The staff was terrific and the breakfast was delicious. It was just the perfect place to stay on Leisure Island in Knysna, SA.

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S E Kent,UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

All round excellence! A lovely position overlooking the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. Huge room and bathroom, both of the highest standards. Taxi service provided by Amanzi into town in the evening. Staff were very helpful.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We spent 7 nights at Amanzi Lodge and we couldn't have made a better choice. The room had a stunning view of the beach was beautifully furnished and well appointed with 2 bathrooms. The staff were friendly, efficient and couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast, taken on the balcony, was delicious and varied. Amanzi is situated in a prime position... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed for five nights in January. Wish it had been a longer stay. We had a deluxe first floor room with a balcony with a side view of the lagoon, as the superior front facing rooms were already booked. It was, however, a brilliant choice. Amanzi is beautifully decorated throughout and our room was no exception. It was very... More

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Address: 31 Cearn Drive, | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #3 of 99 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle, with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads and Featherbed Nature Reserve. Spacious bedrooms open out onto a balcony either overlooking the lagoon or our private garden. Amanzi has a breakfast room opening onto the main terrace. Guests can enjoy an english breakfast while admiring the breathtaking view. Later, relax by the secluded swimming pool or sit on our terrace overlooking the lagoon and indulge in a sundowner. The complimentary bicycles and kayaks available at the guest house can be used for scenic trips around Leisure Isle.Our sunny and spacious rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite TV. The bathrooms have under floor heating and complimentary Charlotte Rhys luxury products. ... more   less 
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