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Villa Afrikana Guest Suites

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13 Watsonia Street | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rossano and Bianca have created a beautiful boutique hotel with high quality guest suites and magnificent views over the lagoon at Knysna. The lounge and common rooms are splendidly designed and furnished with great flair and taste with fascinating artefacts and artworks. The ambience is amazing and there is a real 'wow' factor; it is high class living here. Our... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern accommodation, friendly and helpful staff a most enjoyable experience. Ross was very helpful with advising on attractions and dining. Would recommend the Villa and would return again for the friendly experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hotels we have been to in our travels. Exceptional personalized service. In room personal breakfast every morning, chocolates every evening, free drinks post 5 PM in the living room. Overall amazing service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Me and my husband had the most romantic honeymoon at elephant hide knysna. The people there were so friendly, helpful and organised. They have the most amazing view and cottages. It has that safari feel to it. Thanks to Rayn and his staff for making us feel special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great place......very lovely and friendly hosts. Great rooms and views and very nice breakfast. Host provided plenty of local knowledge to help us plan our days well without wasting any extra time driving.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We arrived after a longer than expected drive from Franschhoek and this establishment was just what we needed - the building itself is perfectly fitted to the hillside, the decorations in the common rooms welcoming and crisp, and our room took our breath away with its clean modern look including double glass doors floor to ceiling opening up to a... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Rossano and Bianca have done a remarkable job of building a fascinating yet very useable structure on a irregular lot. Lot of imagination, inventiveness and hard work went into that construction. They have topped that of with running a very welcoming and top establishment. Rosin's time spent on top tier cruise ships including the Paul Gauguin in the South Pacific... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Stayed with my wife in the Owners Suite... Great room, fantastic balcony with good views and very attentive service. This is truly a five star property, the only thing that could have been better would have been an air conditioning/heating unit. It had all the attributes of a five star property, incl hot towels on arrival, didn't have to touch... More 

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Marly-le-Roi, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Very warm welcome from Rossano and staff. Nice touch on arrival with a glass of Port wine. Beautiful home, very modern and nicely furnished. View from balcony on the lagoon just grandiose. Breakfast was classic but simply perfect. Too bad that the weather did not allow us to make good use of the pool. This place deserves a 5 star... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After hiking in the hot, sunny mountains of the Klein Karoo, we came to Villa Afrikana and were blown away by the incredible property. We had a room on the top floor facing the estuary with full glass walls facing the water. Our room was decorated in minimal spa-like fashion with up-scale bath accessories and a well-stock tea/coffee making tray.... More 

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