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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the best time snuggling up in the "Paradise" suite, which has a spectacular view of the bay below (reminds me of Bodega Bay in N.California). The staff at the house is warm and gracious, and whipped up one of the tastiest omelettes I've ever had. Mark was the host with the most, graciously guiding us on our action... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear dessertdaling Many thanks for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed the cosy spot at Kanonkop House. The activities you did sound wonderful and glad you managed to see and do so much. And to end off a wonderful day with massages at the house is a great way to spend a honeymoon! I hope you get the... More 

North West England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic views from our suite. On our arrival Numsi made us so welcome as did Gibson. Liesl was also very friendly and welcoming when we met her later. The accommodation is lovely as is the food. A fantastic place to stay and we hope to return in the future.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear ChesterHall123 Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased our staff made such an impression and that they were welcoming. We really pride ourselves in having the personal touches that really ensure you have a wonderful stay. I do hope you will visit us again. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kanonkop Guest House, is high on a hill side and gives wonderful views over the lagoon. Welcomed by Liesl, Numsi, Gibson and the team. Numsi, made us feel so welcome with a big hug. I felt I'd always known her. Liesl is such a fabulous person, showing us all that the house and nearby attractions had to offer. We stayed... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear PBJMB Wow! This is an amazing review. Thank you so much. I am so glad that you had such a special stay with us. Our staff are really like family and so are our guests. We have corporate rates with both Simola and Pezula golf courses, so there is no problem for us to book any one of these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but in our short time at Kanonkop we were made to feel welcome and well looked after. Liesl recommended and booked a taxi and a table at The Olive Tree restaurant which was a great choice and a we had a lovely meal. We had a super breakfast with an amazing view whilst chatting to... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Vicky B Many thanks for the wonderful review. I do remember your stay was short, but that means you will need to come back and visit again soon. The Olive Tree is a wonderful restaurant and am pleased you enjoyed it. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us and hope to see you soon. Warm regards,... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kanonkop House is a fantastic time to spend one's holiday. Friendly service, great rooms, super location and good value for money. The hosts know a great deal about the area and restaurants are not far away.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Yonkana Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay with us. I am glad that you got to enjoy our knowledge of the area and restaurants. We enjoy letting our guests know of things to do in the area and recommend places that we know are enjoyable. We hope to hear from... More 

Agra, India
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43 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Mark and Mrs. Adele Conyers Saprem Namaskar, Greetings from Agra !! I woke up on Tuesday morning with a SMILE full of content and happiness. I am deeply honoured and grateful to you for your support and hereby express my appreciation for extraordinary services, I received during my stay, for 2 Nights (19th June & 20th June 2016)... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Shalab_Agra Many thanks for the wonderful review. It is appreciated. We are so pleased with the fact that you enjoyed your stay and that we contributed to your wonderful experience here on the Garden Route. We also appreciate the amazing gift you gave us, and it is on display in the house for all to see! It was an... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do private tours and my guests requested 5 star accommodation. Not seeing the property beforehand is sometimes a concern but I booked at Kanonkop anyway. What a very welcoming surprise upon my arrival! Due to availability, I was upgraded to the Forest Suite. I thought I was in heaven when I walked into my room with the most amazing... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear SmallCapeDayTours Wow. This is an amazing review! Thank you so much for the kind words. And especially coming from a guide that has stayed in so many places. We are very much looking forward to having you stay with us again and I know the next group will have a fabulous time with us. Many warm regards, Liesl, Mark,... More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Knysna was somehow much further than I thought, but when we saw the view from Kanonkop it more than made up for the long drive. The house is beautiful and very comfortable, which a lovely team of people to look after you. We were greeted by Liesl with a glass of wine, and an upgrade to the beautiful Forrest Suite.... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Franck Many thanks for your wonderful review. I am pleased you enjoyed the Forest Suite, and the upgrade! This room is amazing and has a wonderful feel of opulence and has amazing views of the lagoon and forest. I am glad this made the long drive worth it. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and I do hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff welcomed us as a host would welcome friends who are guests in their home. Our room, the Paradise suite, was beautiful inside and outside. The food was delicious and well presented. While located high above the busy streets of town, it only took minutes to get to restaurants, sightseeing venues and shopping.

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte G Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Kanonkop House . I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our Paradise Suite. The other luxury lagoon facing rooms are also beautifully decorated. The fact that we are so wonderfully situated allows us to have a very peaceful and tranquil guest house. It was... More 

grand rapids, michigan
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently my wife and five children and I stayed at the Kanonkop guest house. It was truly one of the nicest places I've ever stayed at and I have stayed at many 5 star hotels. The house is unimaginably beautiful with huge picture windows looking out onto the Knysna bay from a beautiful vantage point in the hills above Knysna.... More 

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Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest House, responded to this review

Dear caged Many thanks for the wonderful review! I am so pleased we could host and accommodate you and your family. Your comment about the Selwyn Suite is wonderful - and am so glad you were comfortable. The other lagoon facing rooms are stunning too, and I remember when the family checked in that you all felt at home straight... More 

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Additional Information about Kanonkop Guest House

Address: 6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $148 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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