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    The Rex Hotel

    8 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveler (194)
    Room & Suite (79)
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    • Excellent51%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “rose cafe” (15 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair access
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

    Whenever I am in Knysna, I make a point of stopping at the Rose Cafe. It's slightly of the street and stumbled across it while wandering. Exceptional service and the meals have always been exceptional. It's a calm, comfortable and peaceful space and always enjoyed...More

    Thank Finchette
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded December 1, 2015

    Dear Finchette, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We value your positive comments and compliments as comments like these motivate our team in ensuring their best at all times. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Rex Hotel. Yours...More

    Reviewed November 18, 2015

    Very nice hotel in great location close to Main Street, waterfront and numerous restaurants within walking distance. Lovely large rooms, very clean, nice breakfast included served in cafe below. Lots of parking below hotel. Only small negative, you only get 250Mb internet a day before...More

    Thank Andy39
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded November 19, 2015

    Dear Andy39, Many thanks for your positive feedback. With regards to the internet, I will forward your comments onto the owners. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Rex Hotel on your next trip to the Garden Route. Yours Sincerely, Masuda Mohamed

    Reviewed November 13, 2015

    Very spacious, clean and modern rooms. Very warm and professional welcome at the front desk.Location close to the waterfront area and to big shopping malls. Breakfast was fresh and delicious but sometimes the service was not quick enough to replenish the buffet.More

    Thank chrfritz
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded November 18, 2015

    Dear chrfritz, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the front office team delivered a good service. Our location makes for a perfect stay. thank you for the feedback on the breakfast service...More

    Reviewed November 2, 2015

    The hotel is well located and exceptionally comfortable. The staff went out of their way to ensure our stay was well above our expectations including recommending a great place for dinner and even took the time to make a reservation (the last 2 seats available...More

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    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded November 4, 2015

    Dear gottatravelguy, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that our team was able to assist you with your dinner arrangements. I’m happy that we were able...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2015

    This was the only place that have place available - the service are of the best you can ask for . This was the rirs time the reception had answers for all our questions - the service make it all worth the stayMore

    Thank Gertgel
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded November 1, 2015

    Dear Gertgel, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Rex Hotel on tripadvisor. I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. The service and quality we strive in offering our guests is what makes us a unique boutique hotel....More

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    January 3, 2015|
    Response from Masuda M | Property representative |
    Dear Mr Theuns, Unfortunately we are fully booked 6-8 Jan'15 - however we do have a two bedroom apartment 8-10 Jan'15. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to make a booking, or should you require any... More
    Room Tips
    "No check not next to building works."
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    "Half the hotel is facing a construction site, ensure to specify you do not want this when booking"
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    "Ask in advance for a quiet room"
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    "Try a superior room - standard rooms do not have showers"
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