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Villa Afrikana Guest Suites

5.0 of 5 13 Watsonia Street | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Belgaum, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Phenomenal will be an understatement!! We booked this hotel for honeymoon stay in Knysna mainly based on its #1 rating on TripAdvisor. And it is a unique little gem, really. I have stayed at many hotels over the years, but the level of hospitality and the amount of personal touch we got from Ross & Bianca was way beyond I... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at Villa Afrikana and cannot fault any aspect of it from beginning to end. We were met by owners and staff on arrival and the same level of attention continued throughout our stay. Our room was wonderful with amazing views over the Knysna lagoon. The decor throughout Villa Afrikana was amazing also. Our hosts were... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 days in November and from the beginning to the end of our stay was wonderful. The staff greeting us as we drove up the drive to the wave goodbye made us feel like family. The rooms were lovely, great attention to detail and worth the 5 stars. The owners advised us on places to eat, which... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the final stop on our 3 week tour of SA. We saved the best for last. Stunning views, fantastic breakfast, amazing service and very helpful staff. I especially loved the rose on my pillow and the Turkish delight left in our room before bed. The town centre is close and the walk in is fine as it is... More 

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Lindau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in Villa Afrikana and would have loved to stay longer. This guesthouse is close to perfection - great design, fantastic views, extremely helpful owners and very friendly staff plus a wounderful breakfast. Everything shows a focus on detail and one would wish that more guesthouses could be like this one.

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice stay facilities great and staff extremely helpful. We did feel a little over attended to with staff continually asking if they could do anything for us. Other than that a wonderful place to stay with helpful staff and owners. 20min walk downhill to the harbour and restaurants. Recommend jjs restaurant food great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Villa Africana on our honeymoon trip through South Africa. The owners and the staff were very friendly and helpful with recommendations for daily activities and nearby restaurants. We enjoyed the brilliant breakfast in our room overlooking the lagoon. The view was breathtaking. We had a really relaxing time there. This truly is paradise.

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My family and I spent two nights at centrally located Villa Afrikana in an adjoining suite. The rooms were beautifully decorated with many small, luxury touches that made us feel completely pampered and thoroughly enjoy our stay. The owner Ross was so kind with our children and welcoming, and the service was just amazing. We were greeted with espresso and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Apolgoies this review is well overdue we stayed February this year. The moment we arrived we knew we had made the right choice. Ross & Bianca greeted us with warm towels and a lovely cold glass of wine. Our luggage was taken care of immediately and this level of service continued during the whole stay. Owners Ross and Bianca know... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This review is long overdue, not because we haven't thought of Knysna and the Villa Afrikana often. We stayed there for 4 nights in November 2013 as part of a month long trip to South Africa. Bianca and Ross have gotten everything right. The beautiful spacious rooms have lovely views and simple elegant furnishings. There is such a warm friendly... More 

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Address: 13 Watsonia Street | Paradise, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Afrikana Guest Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Villa Afrikana Guest Hotel Knysna
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Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#1 Romantic Hotel in Knysna

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