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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 5 nights. Warm welcome. Very comfortable. Lovely room (Forest) with large terrace overlooking the lagoon with The Heads in the distance. Service outstanding. Nothing was too much for the team including booking golf at preferential rates to organising our first evening's dinner at the local seafood restaurant (as well as other nights' meals). We couldn't recommend more highly.

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Prince Edward County, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing view over the Knsyna lagoon! The staff were exceptional and the room we had was fantastic. We spent 3 nights at Kanonkop in February 2017 and I have to stay it was hard leaving the room/facilities...but there is lots to see and do in Knysna. Thanks to everyone at Kanonkop...it was a perfect stay!

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

Dear RyanKrue Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was wonderful to have you stay with us and am glad that enjoyed it so much you didn't want to leave! There is loads to do in the area, and I know your days were filled with places to explore... I hope that you will recommend us and even come back...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. A real home from home a unique experience. Wonderful location Homely breakfast, afternoon tea, use of bar were all plusses staff were wonderful, friendly and service was excellent Will ask for a different room next time

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

Dear CillaS Many thanks for the review. I am pleased that you had a 'home away from home' experience with us. This is what we like to hear! We do hope that you will visit us again soon, and you can choose which room you would prefer :) Warm regards, Liesl, Mark & Kanonop House Team

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark Conyers and his excellent staff have made a beautiful home and a great location into a wonderful guest house. We felt like family and enjoyed the rooms, the grounds and good meals. What is the secret of hospitality? For one thing, offering complimentary beverages and treating guests like old friends.

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

Dear slgoldstein What a wonderful review. Thank you! Love the rhyming in the heading. The complimentary beverages are always a great added extra that is enjoyed by all, and once you have stayed with us, you will leave as friends/family and not guests. I do hope you will visit us again. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful welcome to a beautiful residence. Mark and his team from the off were the perfect hosts. 'This is your new home'. Mark beamed. Shame we were only staying two nights. We stayed in the Sunbird room. Fabulous views towards The Heads. A real 5* experience. Breakfast was excellent with Mark and his team delivering a huge choice, from a...

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

Dear Geoff T Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your hosts, I know we loved having you. The African Breakfast is a hearty one and glad you enjoyed the fresh fruits etc. I do hope you will come and visit us again, a little longer next time perhaps. Warm regard's, Liesl, Mark and the...

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights - beautiful rooms, charming common area, stunning pool, communal lounge and views of the bay. Charming staff - lots of enthusiasm for taking care of their guests, loads of ideas for activities. Thank you Mark, Lisle, Gibson, Rico et al. Wonderful relaxing place to stay. Hope to see you again soon.

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

Dear Martin P Many thanks for the wonderful review. Its so lovely to hear that we 'have it right' it really makes a difference when you have charming and enthusiastic staff. We love what we do and it shows! Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop house team. I do hope you will visit us again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kanonkop House is a beautiful guest house with spectacular views over the Knysna Lagoon. Guest house offers luxury spacious rooms. We were surprised by a complementary afternoon tea on arrival with cakes, sandwiches, cookies, etc. There is also a complementary bar where we met other guests for a nightcap when we returned from dinner out - we shared stories of...

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

Dear naomivm Many thanks for the wonderful review. It is always wonderful to hear when guests have enjoyed the afternoon tea. And am glad you got to meet some of the other guests and swop stories of your experiences in the area. We hope you will come and visit us again and stay that extra night or two! Warm regards,...

Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 17, 2017

What a wonderful place! We could not fault Kanonkop in any way. The room we had was excellent; the linen was beautifully fresh and the bath and shower gels were carefully chosen. The food and beverages were superb and the pancakes with sugar and cinnamon were to die for! The views from the house were stunning - right across the...

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

Dear James C Thank you so much for the wonderful review of Kanonkop House. We are so pleased you enjoyed our hospitality and our delicious pancakes for breakfast. These are becoming very popular! Our bath and shower gel are fabulous - 100% natural ingredients with essential oils - I think this is what makes it so special. These products can...

Knysna
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Always again, great place to stay and a very passionate Team !!!!! No better place outside our stay at the game reserve on the Garden Route.....simply wonderful and very very familiar, a real pleasure to stay there !! Thank you !!!

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

Dear olafs702 Wonderful - thank you so much for these kind works. It is great to hear that we have such a passionate team. We are pleased to know that it shows. Many thanks and we hope you will visit us again. Warm regards, Liesl & Kanonkop House team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

One of our stops during our Road trip around Garden Route. We had a fantastic welcome. The staff was very helpful and nice. The view from our bedroom was breathtaking! Fantastic breakfast! We totally recommend the Kanonkop Guest House, for families with kids or just for a peaceful weekend for 2. Love it! And we will be back.

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

Dear Isabel_peereboom Thanks for the stunning review! We are pleased you had a wonderful stay, fantastic breakfast and a friendly welcome from our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kanonkop House soon. warm regards, Liesl & Kanonkop House Team

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $237 - $896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kanonkop Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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