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Guinea Fowl Lodge

13 Faure Street, Knysna, South Africa
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Ranked #37 of 102 Knysna B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful rooms, lovely, friendly hosts, comfortable beds, great breakfasts on stoep with amazing views of whole lagoon and heads! Tame fiscal shrike at breakfast, who enjoys cheese! Beautiful pool area surrounded with roses. Quiet and high up on hill, but still close to restaurants and shops. Very helpful advice from hosts about whats on and best and most appropriate places... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

There is nothing that makes a Tourist Guide happier than Happy Passengers! Once again I drove out of Guinea Fowl Lodge completely satisfied with happy smiling passengers vowing to return one day to once again enjoy the superb hospitality of Mart and Pete and to just relax at the end of the day on the deck overlooking the town and... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I spent two weeks in Knysna as part of an educational exchange with a local school. While my students lived with local host families, I stayed at Guinea Fowl, and couldn't have asked for a better place. Rooms are clean and comfortable, with a cozy, private terrace overlooking the Heads, Thesen Island, and the sea. The views are breathtaking. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

After taking a look at lots of accomodations, we finally got to the GFL and knew, this is it. With a great view over the city of knysna and the waterfront, comfortable rooms with a balcony and a safe parking area we had everything we needed. The next day we received an excellent breakfast on the terrace and had our... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I attended the Knysna Oyster Festival and was treated like royalty. Taking part in the sporting events for the week I looked for a place that provided comfort and received that with the bonus of great hospitality, excellent breakfasts, breath taking views and only 2mins walk from town and the festival. Guinea Fowl is definitely the place to stay and... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Again, Pete and Mart did not disappoint! Guinea Fowl Lodge is not only a comfortable and welcoming guest house, but conveniently situated two minutes' walk from the town centre. Private outside "porch" leading onto the garden, with table and chairs is wonderful. Stayed in June which was cold, but the room was already heated when i arrived. Pete's breakfasts are... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed recently here and was very happy. Handy location for the town and has a swimming pool too. Lovely spot for a sunny breakfast on the balcony overlooking Knysna. Very friendly staff and helpful for any travel tips you may need.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Thanks to the great people and best night to have a braai which was excellent to be introduced to South Africa could not ask for better. The things that are avaible to do are numerous while riding a motorbike in the area had some great views and places to stop and photograph allowed many location to go to.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Just spent 3 weeks touring South Africa...this B & B was the best...better than some of our 5 star hotels...only way to describe ...excellent...owners both very helpful and pleasant. Lodge located close to town and great restaurants,whilst having lovely view over river.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Nice view over the lagoon but only if sitting on the public balcony. View from rooms were either to the parking lot (literally in front of the room) or to a hedge. No internet access at all. No public hotspots available. Owners garden not clean at all (covered by dog droppings all over). However, owners were very helpful in giving... More 

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Address: 13 Faure Street, Knysna, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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