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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Lodge for two nights with my daughter on our road trip to Cape Town. After three and a half hours of driving to Amanzi on a dirt logging road we could not have booked in at a more relaxing and welcoming place. Alison and Promise were both lovely hosts. The breakfast options were both beautiful and... More

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Constantia, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Amanzi for 7 nights and had a wonderful stay during the Knysna Oyster Festival. Breakfast was ample and delicious, with the best fresh fruit salad I have ever had! The beds were extremely comfortable, and the rooms were spacious and tastefully decorated. We were very glad that the rooms were well heated with aircon, as it can... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I arrived to a warm welcome and an upgrade!! Our room was stunning with an amazing view over the Knysna heads. The communal area had a nice living room/ dining room with books, an honesty bar and a nice warm fire. Breakfast has everything you need, cold and hot options. We asked some advice on restaurants and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night here, and had we known how nice the place would be, we would have stayed longer! We were upgraded to a very spacious and luxurious room. The staff were very friendly, helpful, and accommodating. One of the most memorable things about Amanzi for me was the afternoon tea and treats--the melktart was absolutely delicious. The... More

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit, coinciding with the annual Knysna marathon and half marathon. The view remains as spectacular as ever - the property is situated on the lagoon, in a very quiet part of Leisure Isle. Whilst the rooms remain clean and welcoming and the staff helpful, we noticed improvements since our last visit. The gardens have been greatly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in April 2014 and just loved it. The room was spacious, clean and very comfortable with a beautiful view of the water. Breakfast was delicious and fresh. The staff were especially helpful and friendly.

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Dar es Salaam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Although we couldn't get a sea front room anymore (all booked), we've had a very nice and spacious room from where we could see the sea! The "plus" of this place is a shuttle service to Knysna city centre: you can enjoy food and wine not worrying about the way back to the hotel. Service was very good.

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Our room was superb and spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed, lots of cupboards and very tasteful furnishings. It was just lovely but we were surprised there was no fridge in the room which is normally standard in bed and breakfast accommodation in SA. Consequently, there was no fresh milk in our room, only UHT, for tea and coffee.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Absolutely Marvelous. Best accommodation in Knysna! Canoeing down the river, towards the heads, was breath-taking. I would go back to Amanzi in a flash. I would recommend it to everyone. So many special touches and a warm welcome. Staff are extremely helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a very walm welcome in Amanzi Lodge. Everything was just perfect, we were well advised with regards to the restaurants. The room was very clean, the place is very quiet and the pool was most enjoyable. We fully recommend this lovely place.

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Address: 31 Cearn Drive, | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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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