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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   15 Lindsay Street | Hunters Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Armadillo Studios
Ranked #10 of 106 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in one of the studios over New year and really enjoyed ourselves. Lovely owners who are so friendly and helpful. Great garden and pool plus they provide BBQs. (Braai). We would definitely stay again as a good location particularly for Knysna golf club. Fantastic value, very clean but not ultra modern, a little gem of a place :)

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Thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed 3 nights here and the time went so quickly. The studio's are so homely and very well kept. We enjoyed relaxing on the verandah after a morning of sightseeing drinking wine (which is so cheap in SA!) Beautiful gardens, Marion and David take pride in their guest house through and through. Thanks for being great hosts. Extremely warm... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a great review - thanks so much. I wish we could have provided 5-star weather for your stay...but we're working on it for next time! More 

knysna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been living in Knysna for around 11 years now and never knew of this amazing venue! A few weeks ago my geyser at my home burst and there were water all over, a disaster to be honest. I had to move out for a few days and started looking for accommodation for a few days until the insurance... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million. So glad we were able to help out in your (watery) emergency - and make a new friend in Knsyna as well!! Hope we meet again soon now you're home & dry. More 

Cape Town
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I was travelling on business by myself and found this the best place ever!! Marion and David were so welcoming and a lot of fun!! This place is very safe which was a big plus for me seeing as I was travelling alone. I had a very nice unit with a big bathroom, a kitchenette, lounge and bedroom. I had... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

It's wonderful to know that our business guests enjoy staying with us as much as our holiday visitors. Thank so so much for your excellent & very detailed review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write. See you again soon - and many thanks for the wine lovely samples! More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The accommodation was excellent, the location was excellent, everything about our stay was way above our expectations and we cannot thank our hosts Marion and David enough for their wonderful hospitality, having recommended The Armadillo Studios to everyone we know I suggest booking early as we had trouble booking a year in advance!

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Great review - thank you so much! Good advice regarding 'booking early'. As we only have 3 guest studios, they tend to get snapped-up quickly - especially during high season. Hope to see you all back here one day soon. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed for four nights in the two bedroom apartment. The accommodation is clean, spacious and the hosts ensure that you have everything that you need. The apartment also stayed at a nice cool temperature even when it was very hot outside. The location is peaceful, the gardens excellent and pool was loved by all of the family. A five... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a lovely review - thank you very much indeed. It was a pleasure having you stay and delighted that your youngsters, in particular, liked our pool. We also enjoyed reading your succinct reviews of restaurants & attractions in Knysna! Hope to see you back one day soon. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Many thanks to Marion and David for such a wonderful stay. The studio was more than what we wanted and your garden is absolutely beautiful, the location is perfect and we couldn't have asked to stay with more accommodating people! We are looking forward to our next visit! Thanks again, Luke & Kayleigh

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Super review - thank you very much. So glad you enjoyed our accommodation & garden - and the welcome notice we put at our gate! Hope to see you return as 'Armadillo Amigos' very soon. More 

UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Wonderful stay in a delightful spot up on the hills outside Knysna town. The two-bedroom apartment we rented for five days was a joy - comfortable, well equipped and spacious with its own patio for breakfast in the sunny, lush gardens. Marion and David are exceptional hosts, welcoming, friendly and generous with their time (and wine!). The best chunk of... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Wow! What a succinct & heartwarming review. It's always particularly good to receive positive comments from regular TripAdvisor reviewers. Thank you so much. Really looking forward to seeing you back at Armadillo one day soon. More 

Leicester,England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Well planned and spacious accommodation with a very attractive garden with a swimming in nice area. It is surrounded by mature trees so looks as though there aren`t any other houses nearby. Lots of interesting birds to watch. Very friendly and hospitable owners. Would highly recommend.

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive feedback - and congratulations on being our 100th reviewer! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Fantastic hosts, fantastic setting with the garden and just exactly what i was looking for. My guest had a recent operation before coming to South Africa, so stairs was out of the question. With loads of online searching and trying to find the correct accommodation i stumbled on Armadillo Studios, but what a pleasant surprise!! Marion and David has been... More 

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review (and all the exclamation marks!!!) So nice to receive such positive feedback from a top Cape Town tour guide - we really appreciate it & hope to welcome you back soon with more clients touring the Garden Route. More 

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Address: 15 Lindsay Street | Hunters Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Armadillo Studios 4*
Number of rooms: 5

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