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Amanzi Island Lodge

4.0 of 5 31 Cearn Drive, | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Our third visit to Amanzi this time to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We got married on Coney Glen beach on the Leisure Isle two years ago and were staying at Amanzi at the time, so the lodge has a very special in our hearts. This really is a very special place, the unbelievable beauty, peace and tranquillity of Leisure Isle... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
38 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Amanzi and I was so looking forward to returning. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to my memories from last year. We had a superior lagoon facing room on the top floor as requested. Last year we stayed in the Deluxe rom with a side view of the lagoon. We wanted to have a front... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Hello 'Travelhappy' Thank you very much for the time you took to write the review on Amanzi Lodge and on balance I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. As owners we are very particular about whom of the comments you have made and you can be 100% assured that every detail will be addressed immediately. To be honest I... More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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266 reviews 266 reviews
82 hotel reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time we have tried Leisure Isle accommodation in Knysna, having chosen to stay in town on previous trips, and, having experienced it now, we "get it". Laid back and stunningly pretty, it is a great spot, worth the 4km trip into town. Amanzi is a charming B+B, with 6 rooms (5 lagoon facing). We liked our... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Amanzi Island Lodge. We really appreciate the time to reflect on some of the special moments. We are so pleased that you tried a stay at the Island and e agree - its so much nicer than town. All reviews are shared with our team and we are always delighted to receive... More 

UK
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94 reviews 94 reviews
50 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved it here! it was so relaxing, so comfortable, massive room, great wet room bathroom, lovely view of the lagoon, great staff...... we stayed 3 nights and wished we had stayed a week. The honesty bar is a great system, it meant we could enjoy sundowners at the property and no need to go out for a drink. The... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sue Thank you so much for your review of Amanzi Island Lodge. We really appreciate the time to reflect on some of the special moments and facilities descriptions. All reviews are shared with our team and we are always delighted to receive them. You made a kind observation that we would be very interested to follow up on but... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time in Knysna and it will most certainly will not be our last. We loved the location of this hotel. Peaceful lovely view of lake. Cycles and kayaks available for use which we did and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The town of Knynsa is lovely with lots of good restaurants and health shops. Good place for vegetarians.... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Amanzi Island Lodge. We really appreciate the time to reflect on some of the special moments. All reviews are shared with our team and we are always pleased to receive them. Our team look forward to welcoming you again and if there is anything we can do to make your next stay... More 

Somerset UK
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed here many times and it never disappoints. The accommodation is faultless and the staff go that extra mile to help you. Deserves its top rating in Knysna. We shall be back no doubt for our 8th visit to this great country. N

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It is REALLY much appreciated and highly motivational for the team who put in so much effort to make everyones stay special. Repeat guest are very special to us and if there is anything we can do to make your next stay more personal please let us know in advance and please... More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at this amazing guest house. Once again the staff fell over themselves to make us welcome. Promise and Fortune were extremely instrumental in making our stay trouble free and enjoyable. The location is tremendous and makes a nice change overlooking the tranquil, albeit tidal, lagoon as opposed to the wild waves of the Ocean. The... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Gordon Many thanks for your Amanzi review. We were so pleased to read that you enjoyed the lodge AND for coming back again ! All reviews are shared with the team. If there is anything we can do to make your next stay more personalised and enjoyable please let us know in advance. Hoping to welcome you back to... More 

Ifield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This our second visit to amanzi lodge and we were not disapointed. This place is stunning, the rooms the staff and the little touches like the welcome drinks, afternoon tea and cakes and honesty bar. The guest house offers a shuttle service locally and for a small fee will take you further afield for dinner reservations.Would highly recommend and we... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Angie Many thanks for your review of Amanzi Island Lodge. It is much appreciated by ourselves and all feedback is shared with our team. We would love to see you again. If there is anything we can do in advance to make your stay more comfortable please let us know. All the best James & Catherine Fisher More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stayed one night as a couple and were extremely happy. Service was great, the room fabulous with a great view of the lagoon, our own veranda with lounge chairs. Bathrobes were comfy too. Nice wine selection in the bar. Nice pool area. They have a shuttle to town which was great as we were going out for a birthday dinner... More 

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Roodepoort, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The best place I have ever stayed. The service, the room, views and the whole experience was awesome. We truly enjoyed our 2 night stay in Knysna and was sad to leave. We will visit this lodge again and again.

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Amanzi Lodge. The feedback is very much appreciated and the staff will be very encouraged to have your feedback. Once again, thank you, and we look forward to have you back sometime soon ! 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Amanzi Island Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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