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Brenton Hill Self Catering

Brenton HIll | c/o Swart & Lake Brenton Road, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6570, South Africa (Formerly Brenton Hill Guest House)
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Having been lucky enough to travel extensively throughout SA and the world as part of the music industry I must say that every time I drive into the gates at Brenton Hill I breathe a sigh of relief. Knowing what is waiting for me with regards to incredible service, views, comfort, and feeling part of another family away from home... More 

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Nehusha, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We just returned from a 3 weeks trip with 4 little children to South Africa. We stayed in many different apartments and hotels, but this one is definitely the best. It is the perfect place for families with kids: It is huge, quiet, and has all the facilities a family would need, an enormous playground outside where the kids can... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We spent 5 very happy nights at Brenton Hill in August 2014. We were two couples, a baby and a granny and each every one of us enjoyed ourselves. We stayed in Weavers Nest where each (large) room has its own bathroom. There is one inter-leading room which would be suitable for parents and children. It was like staying at... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We spent 6 nights at Brenton Hill Self Catering during the July school holidays and stayed in Eagles Nest. We were absolutely amazed with the space we had and the magnificent views over the Knysna lagoon. if you have a bigger family, this is definitely the place to stay at as with 3 children, we had adequate room. My boys... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This venue was the perfect family self catering spot in Knysna. The owners were extremely helpful and friendly. The location is perfect as it is outside the Knysna but close enough to visit all the attractions. We even had a great Easter egg hunt with all the community on Easter Sunday. The view was amazing. The room was large with... More 

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The accomodation was all we could hope for with most comfortable beds and excellent kitchen facilities. The laundry service was good and dependable. It is wonderfully quiet with some lovely birds. We were treated at all times with courtesy, care and constant assurance of our hosts' help with any queries. The position is peerless, looking down on the most beautiful... More 

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Catriona K, Owner at Brenton Hill Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Brenton Hill. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here and want to thank you for your very kind words about the accommodation, service and the staff. It is always a delight to know that our guests are happy and well taken care of. We do... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights here in March. Accommodation is spacious and well-equipped. The views from the bedrooms and from the gardens & verandah are simply stunning. The unit is in a secluded location two thirds way up a hill that overlooks the Knysna lagoon, with the mountains behind that. It is a ten minute drive from Knysna, easy to find,... More 

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Catriona K, Owner at Brenton Hill Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you for you review of Brenton Hill. So delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we welcome you back any time to come and enjoy the stunning views again. Kind regards, Catriona More 

Franschhoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I spoke with Catriona for the first time when calling for directions to Brenton Hill from the National Road after a tiring four hour drive. She was excited to have me and my young son Jamie at their establishment and made us feel instantly at home. Andy had been working hard to ensure everything was perfect for a music afternoon... More 

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Catriona K, Owner at Brenton Hill Self Catering, responded to this review

Thank you! I do hope you keep your promise of staying longer at Brenton Hill 'next time'! - It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us. We are always glad to hear that our guests are happy and I will make sure my mother gets the message about her pasta! Once again, thank you for taking the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If we could visit one place again it would be Brenton Hill self catering. The most beautiful spot with views that left us breathless. Fantastic, spotless accommodation. Great atmosphere created by Cat and Andy who run this amazing place. And children welcome and loads to do! Cannot recommend highly enough. Thank you so much for a wonder week!! Mr and... More 

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Catriona K, Owner at Brenton Hill Self Catering, responded to this review

Many thanks for such a lovely review. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and your beautiful family! I am glad to hear that Brenton Hill would be your first choice if you come back to Knysna and we really hope you do one day - our kids are still talking about you all and putting pressure on... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

First impressions weren't bad, the location seemed nice and the views were pretty enough, but we soon realised that Brenton Hill was far from idyllic. The accommodation was fairly basic and in desperate need of updating. There was a small communal pool on the owners property, but as the owners and their children were always in it, we didn't feel... More 

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