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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in mid-August for two nights. Stayed in the Royal Suite, which had a terrific view of the heads and the ocean. Room was absolutely stunning! Travis and Wayne were wonderful hosts, providing great advice as to places to visit and to eat. Breakfast was enough to last us the entire day: great selection of breads, muffins, fruits, meats,... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Joe, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. It is always very rewarding to read reviews like yours. It was a pleasure welcoming you and Nola to The Alexander House and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back someday in the future. We trust that the rest of your... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

6 star! What a amazing location and personal service you receive at the Alexander guest house. The view from our room (pearl) and the living room are stunning. It feels so homely, due to Wayne and Travis. Travis is an excellent manager, we will never forget him! Especially his choice of music is unforgettable :-) Waking up with Frank Sinatra... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Dear Rene, It was such a pleasure welcoming you and Stefanie to The Alexander House and to host your stay during your visit to our little paradise, Knysna. Thank you for taking the time to revue your stay at The Alexander House. We always appreciate reading guests reviews and are very happy to have been part of your South African... More 

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. Travis and his staff are superstars! I have nothing but the highest praise for our stay at The Alexander. Travis made our stay memorable, fun and relaxing. The breakfast is one of the best in South Africa. We stayed in the Honeymoon Suite and it was all we could ask for and more. Clean and comfortable... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Hello David & Melissa, Thank you for taking some time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. It is always rewarding to receive such kind words from our guests. We are very happy to learn that you took away some wonderful memories from your stay with us and certainly look forward to being of service to you in... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had the pleasure of staying at the Alexander Guest House this past weekend. It was such a wonderful experience. The service is beyond what is expected and so personal. Travis is an absolute delight and really on top of everything. Thank you a really wonderful stay. We will definitely see you again the future

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Laurelle, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We always appreciate our Guests feedback and are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure meeting you and welcoming you to The Alexander House, Knysna. Once again congratulations on completing the marathon! We certainly look forward to... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and found it incredibly relaxing with excellent views and great location to check out the Oyster Festival in Knysna as well as do day trips to the forest and Plettenberg Bay. Travis and owner Wayne were very welcoming. The Pearl room was well decorated, great private patio with a view of the ocean with a... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Hello Greta, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We always appreciate reading our guests reviews. We trust that you have enjoyed your visit to South Africa and that you have returned home safely. We look forward to welcoming you and David back to The Alexander house sometime in the near future.... More 

san francisco
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The service and attention is impeccable! The views of the ocean are great and the place is stocked full of things for your convenience (high end coffee machines in the room, stocked honesty bar) - the brunch is amazing and food quality outstanding. Thanks for Trevor and Wayne and Honesty for a superb time. We will definitely come back.

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Calboy2, Thank you for reviewing your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We appreciate you taking the time and we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back someday and until then we wish you well. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have an annual weekend away to Knysna during the Oyster festival. We usually stay close to the town centre but this year decided to try something else. From the time of our booking I was impressed by the immediate contact email confirming our booking and communicating important information. From the moment we arrived, greeted by Travis,... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Tracey and Lourens, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We do appreciate you taking the time to review your stay and are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to being of service to you in the future and wish you a... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

From arriving to departing this was an amazing stay. Greeted by Travis who is an absolute character, had us laughing from the minute we met him but is also a great host. We stayed in the penthouse which is not only a beautiful room but has a private pool and a terrace with amazing views (as the premises is on... More 

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day Andy B, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We appreciate your time and kind words and are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay. We do look forward to being of service to you in the future ones again and hope to welcome you back someday soon... More 

Hannover, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights, and they were perfect... - comprehensive introduction to facilities - astonishing views - really quiet - breakfast....yummieh - shuttle Service to Downtown Restaurants - We liked the idea of the honesty bar...which was filled really well... We'll come again !

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Alexander House, Knysna. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, The Alexander Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great place to enjoy amazing scenery and a homely feel, this is the place you are looking for. They have very helpful staff and the awesome Travis who will ensure your stay is comfortable. And their breakfast menu is to die for. I cannot wait for my next visit.

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Wayne A, General Manager at The Alexander, responded to this review

Hello Mr. Museba, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Alexander Boutique Suites, Knysna, during your visit to Knysna. We are very happy to read that your experience was so memorable and we certainly look forward to being of service to you in the future and welcoming you back to your home away from home,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched in a prime position on the spectacular Knynsa Heads with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from the middle and top decks of the house, The Alexander takes style, ambiance and personal service to new heights. Each of our six suites and rooms has been individually created using lavish furnishings, decorations and objects d’art to provide guests with a uniquely sensual environment for relaxation and recreation. From the moment you are offered a complimentary welcome drink on arrival you can expect to be pampered. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Alexander

Address: 30 Glen View Road | Pilot's View, The Heads, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $135 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Alexander 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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