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Armadillo Studios

15 Lindsay Street | Hunters Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Armadillo Studios
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Devon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was our second visit and it was as good as the first. because we have become friends with the owners Marion and Dave it was like visiting friends rather than a business. This time we had the large two bed apartment which would be fantastic for a family. We elected to have breakfast provided rather than take up the... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed four nights in the large apartment (nov 2013). Both hosts were so nice and friendly and gave us lots of advises for having dinner and doing activities! They serve very nice breakfast with plenty of variety. We even had a pancake breakfast for just the two of us. Very nice garden and swimming pool and there is also... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 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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15 helpful votes 15 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
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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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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
13 helpful votes 13 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 

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