The Villa Afrikana offers all the luxuries of 5 star accomodation with a boutique hotel's attention to detail.
We found the Villa breathtakingly beautiful - from it's amazing views to it's wonderfully appointed rooms. How fantastic it was to be greeted at the end of a long journey by Ross and Bianca, offering a glass of chilled wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries!
Bianca was a superb host, who obviously has a great pride in her residence, and the high standards of both herself and Ross are reflected in the standard of the rooms.
Our room was stunning and included many extras which one would expect to find in a 5 star hotel - bathrobes, slippers and toiletries. however, not even Cape Grace gave us a rose on the pillow and rose petals on the bed!
Breakfast was delightful, again showing great attention to detail, and we were able to take it on our terrace, which was an added bonus.
Our thanks, too, go to Bianca and Ross's efficient and caring staff. They reflect the high standard of the accomodation.
Our one regret is that we were only staying for one night. Should we return to South Africa, we will definitely be booking a longer stay at the Villa Afrikana!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- "Space-Exclusivity & Style" Situated in the heart of the Garden Route; home to Pezula Golf Estate, Simola Golf Estate and Knysna Golf Club. 5* graded Villa Afrikana is perched high above the town of Knysna, on a hill fittingly called "Paradise" overlooking the world acclaimed Knysna Heads and lagoon. THE VILLA With its summery, gleaming white, the geometric architecture of Villa Afrikana is already quite a sight. The stylish interior is just as defined in the same perfect white. A modern, unpretentious interior gives the compact Villa Afrikana a surprisingly open feel to its rooms. Look out for the eye-catching artworks and cleverly placed objects. The attractive style encompasses a total of 6 suites in this 5* Guest House / Bed & Breakfast on the Garden Route. Facilities & Services: • Indoor Guest Lounge with fire place and Library and Reading Room • Outdoor Guest Lounge with main deck overlooking the pool and lagoon. • Salt Water Swimming pool with sun deck (unattended) • On-site secure parking • Laundry Service • Porterage • Complimentary Wireless Connectivity • Complimentary Room Service • Complimentary, satellite TV channels to include international news, sport, movies and documentaries channels in addition to local terrestrial channels • In-suite Light Meals & Beverage selections • Complimentary Room Service Breakfast served in the privacy of your suite • Concierge Desk operated by your Hosts, to assist with private arrangements and provide local knowledge for: Dinner at several very good restaurants, Local Taxis, Transfers & Car Rentals, Attractions We regret to inform that: • Due to uneven terrain, Villa Afrikana is not suitable for physically challenged Guests • Complying with the law, smoking is only permitted in the balconies and outdoor public spaces. THE SUITES The suites are wonderfully roomy and all have a fantastic view over the lagoon of Knysna. Each also features a comfortably furnished and also very spacious luxury bathroom in cutting design with under-floor heating and double washbasin. You'll be sleeping in a comfortable extra length king size double beds, all fitted with quality bedclothes and feather comforters and pillows. All suites of this Guest House / Bed & Breakfast have a high definition LCD 32" TV Set complete with an array of Satellite Channels and DVD player as well as tea and coffee makers. To add, the suites hold further surprises, such as a private balcony/terrace and some even a hydro massage tub for instance. Personalized Bathroom Amenities, Hair Dryers, Bathrobes and Electronic Safes are also provided for each suite for your enjoyment and comfort. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villa Afrikana Guest Hotel Knysna
- Hotel Afrikana