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Waterfront Lodge

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The Point, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sir Lowry's Pass, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Waterfront Lodge to visit the Simola Hillclimb. What a stunning place. Situated next to the Lagoon, with great communal amenities, a stunning pool and a cosy honesty bar, we were in paradise. Tastefully decorated, big bedrooms, a caring Marion looking after all our needs and master chef Gavin, whose tasty breakfasts we will not forget. Gavin... More 

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Eastbourne
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37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A fantastic stay and well looked after. Marion fusses after you just like your Auntie and Gavin is a wealth of local knowledge and cooks a mean breakfast. If you like birding there are sunbirds at the feeders in the garden and many others including pied kingfishers in the lagoon at the back. A great base for seeing this wonderful... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Every thing we read about this Bed and Breakfast on Trip Advisor was true, the breakfast was a delight, our room was excellent, very clean, spacious and well appointed and the owner was particularly welcoming and helpful in every way. From our bedroom we overlooked an estuary which almost reached the landscaped back garden, a number of the native birds... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Everything about this visit was fantastic. We were upgraded free of charge to a lagoon-facing room, had a superb breakfast and had wonderful conversations with the owners. We took advantage of a free shuttle service between the lodge and a waterfront restaurant called Sirocco where we had a delicious ostrich steak. The breakfast at the lodge was made to order... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Thank you, Marion and Gavin, for another wonderful stay at your beautiful lodge. The last visit was ten years ago - and you've shown us you still know how to do it!! The first floor rooms have the most amazing views over the lagoon. Since we were there last, the main road has moved nearer to the front of the... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We spent three great nights here recently, very high standard, friendly owners, and every comfort. Gavin and Marion, the owners, are so helpful, and we spent two days taking their suggestions for our time in this area. Nothing was too much trouble, they booked a table for dinner for us on our first night, and offered help and advice on... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We spent 4 very comfortable days and quiet nights at Waterfront Lodge on the shore of the Knysna lagoon with our every need being looked after by Marion and Gavin. We had a first floor room (which I'd recommend) overlooking the gardens, pool (excellent) and lagoon. Gavin successfully encourages a variety of birds into the garden and we loved watching... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We only stayed one night at the Waterfront Lodge, but it left us planning a return visit. Marion gave us a very warm welcome and made sure that we had everything we needed. A member of their staff assisted us with our numerous pieces of luggage (we were on our way to the Addo Elephant Park, so had plenty of... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed for three nights at the waterfront Lodge. It is elegant and stylish but also very friendly and comfortable. Gavin and Marion go out of their way to make your stay special. Gavin is a fountain of information and told us all about the local attractions...which are amazing. He also took us to visit the local township and to... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at the Waterfront Lodge. Marion welcomed us very warmly. Beautiful setting on the edge of the lagoon. Lovely homely environment, felt at home, sat in large lounge to watch TV. There was an honesty bar with a sheet per room to record the drinks consumed from the bar and minibar in room. Breakfast was plentiful and... More 

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