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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to stay. Stunning views and excellent service. Three nights with family from the UK who were totally amazed at the location, friendliness and value. I will not hesitate to recommend Headlands House....I will certainly be back.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the seconds visit in this wonderful house and it haven't change! The view ist still outstanding, the rooms with balcony so nice! Breakfast very good and Jolanda so helpful booking restaurants etc

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in January for 3 weeks, the views were fantastic. The service we received from all staff was the best, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast personal and a good choice available. Room spacious and kept spotlessly clean. Would definitely recommend the Headlands Lodge and would go back again without hesitation.

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Medbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had driven straight from Cape Town , so when we were given a room on the lower floor it was just perfect . Comfortable , airy , quiet and with a stunning veiw of " The Heads " we knew it was going to be a good stay . The breakfasts were fresh and more than adequate with cereals...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the Elephant room with a beautiful view to the Indian ocean, fresh air- without air conditioning, which is not necessary! The room is atmospheric and very comfortable, and breakfast very personal and with a great choice of fresh fruits, cereals, breads and cheese, and cooked Menu. It was a very friendly atmosphere, and parking close to the house.

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Korschenbroich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pictures from the Headlands lodge are over-promising. People will face reality once they have checked in - and then it is too late. We expected a modern house with adequate Interior. On our journey along the garden route this was our most expensive accommodation, and we had great lodges even with higher ratings. Surely the rooms were clean and...

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Lydia B, Owner at Headlands House, responded to this review

Dear Frank We have read your review and are saddened by your overall negativity as well as the fact that you only mentioned your concerns on Check Out -We would have appreciated you adressing your concerns "On Check In" to allow us to respond accordingly. My Manager Lydia notified me as soon as you mentioned your discontent, which you only...

Regensburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just stayed one night. We loved the view and the beautiful livingroom/ terasse. We had a nice hike to the beach! The rooms are beautiful and clean. We could park the car right in front of the guesthouse.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed February 7, 2017

This is one of those great finds, thank you TripAdvisor! We booked based on reviews, and the hotel exceeded our already high expectations. Room had exactly the view advertised, breakfast was ample and varied (and tasty). There is a small pool and sun deck enclosed by glass, a nice surprise. Large living room with fabulous views of the Indian Ocean,...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Our reception was wonderful, and the Coney room was great! Large room, brilliant views to sea and lagoon. Doors on both sides allow for nice breeze - no aircon necessary. Quiet location within 10 minutes drive from town. Breakfast was fairly standard, but fine. View from pool area is wonderful.

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

On arrival we were welcomed by a very warm ,friendly and informative assistant manager Johlanda. I think "hospitality" should be her real name ,she could not more helpful....after a full day of activities,she noticed that we were exhausted...delivered a tray of freshly baked cookies and coffee... beautifully presented!!! To our room.Little gestures go a long way and adds to the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dramatic sea, lagoon and cliff views from every window. Uniquely situated on the highest point of the famous Knysna Heads, Headlands House offers breathtaking views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Headlands House

Address: 50 Coney Glen Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $116 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Headlands House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Coney Room”
 of 5 bubbles 194wolfgangk, Dec 21, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms have a good view”
 of 5 bubbles Tinkerbell070, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite on the top floor was magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles Traveller26042015, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“Dolpin room and bathroom with great decor and amazing views.”
 of 5 bubbles caroloo2013, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Stayed at Fynbos Room - perhaps is the largest among all available rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AbhishekNevgi, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
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