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Candlewood Lodge

5.0 of 5 8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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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
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2009

From the moment you step out of the car you feel the hospitality offered here from Joyce and Graham. We couldn't fault the guest house for the design of its rooms and bathrooms (amazing showers), its cleanliness, breakfasts (choice of continental with meats and cheeses or full english, or both if you wanted, plus fruit cereals etc.). The guest house... More

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

The Candlewood is a true 5 star guest house. The hosts Joyce and Graham have amazing attention to detail with everything, and go out of their way to make everyone welcome. Fantastic location on a quiet street about five minutes drive from the town centre and the Waterfront which has a great choice of restaurants. Set on a hill the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2009

We had a wonderful 6 days at Candlewood Lodge with Joyce and Graham. The house was spotless, the views fantastic and an ideal location on the Garden Route for people like us who like to travel and see the area. They looked after us very well and were really helpful on any advise we wanted. Highly recommended and deserves all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2009

A group of us stayed at Candlewood in July when we were in Knysna for the marathon. Graham and Joyce were VERY accommodating of our late arrival and they went the extra mile in ensuring we had snacks during our day trips. They also had an early breakfast ready for us on the day of the race. Both of them... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2009

Candlewood Lodge is a surprise. It's not on the main drag of Knysna but up a hill overlooking the lagoon which meant we had fabulous views from every window. Joyce and Graham are great hosts and really attentive without being intrusive and the rooms are beautiful with good beds and spacious showers! We loved the garden - especially the jacuzzi!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2009

Arriving at Candlewood we where greeted by Graham and Joyce who welcomed us into their beautifully looked after lodge. you can see the dedication. For someone that has stayed in just about every corner of Knysna over 15 years, guest lodges can learn a thing or two at Candlewood. Been invited into the lodge by the actual owners and having... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2009

Candlewood Lodge is a beautiful guest house in Knysna. The room we stayed in was fab! It was very spacious, clean and had a nice balcony with view over the lagoon. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was delicious. The only downside was that it was a 40min walk to the town centre so you definitely need a... More

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

We had not booked in advance so used the facilities offered by the local tourist office. They recommended 5 B&B's and Candlewood was the first we visited. The welcome was excellent so we never made it to the other 4 recommendations. We stayed for 5 nights using it as a base to explore the local area. Overall, the accommodation, cleanliness,... More

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

Wonderful room, spacious and well decorated with some interesting african artefacts. Fantastic views over the lagoon and heads. Quiet and private location. Hosts Graham and Joyce were wonderful and couldnt do enough for you together with being interesting and good fun. Felt very at home. Cant comment on pool area as never got to see it, weather not that good... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2009

I went there with my girlfriend during our trip along the Garden Route end of March 2009. We felt "at home" from the minute we entered the house. Our Room had a great view and it was perfectly clean and cozy. Joyce & Graham are great hosts and know the Knysna area well. The Breakfast was great, it was the... More

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Address: 8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Hotel Class:5 star — Candlewood Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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