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Hide Away Guest House

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

I can recommend this B&B to anyone. The owner Coleen is friendly she is organised and served an excellent breakfast. This place has free wifi. It is centrally located and has a stunning lagoon view. Also has a well stocked mini bar fridge. Coleen provides excellent info on things to do in and around knysna. The area is beautiful charming...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Thank you so much for doing a review on your stay at Hide-Away Guest House and for mentioning the spots that you enjoyed in and around the area. We love to advise our guests on what are the "cool" things to do and certainly a visit to the Wild Oats Market on a Saturday is worth it. There...

Reviewed June 3, 2013

We were greeted by Colleen and shown to our room. It felt wet and smelled of slight mold to me so we put on the heat while we went to dinner.When we returned we realized that the heat had made the room smell more like mold. I knocked on the main door and was greeted by Colleen's husband. I explained...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Lisa Ouch – this review really hurts! We take all reviews, be they negative or positive, very seriously and more often than not very personally. It is important to remember that when choosing to stay in a Bed and Breakfast you are more often than not staying in somebody’s home, in this case, ours and not some impersonal hotel...

Bangalore
Reviewed May 21, 2013

We stayed here for a night and Colleen was a great host who helped us with the list of places to eat, nearby attractions and the right time to be at a particular place. Had a wonderful stay here. We were welcomed by Colleen who explained us about the stay and facilities at the guesthouse, the places and restaurants to...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Good morning to you We are pleased that you have returned home to India safe and sound. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and thank you so much for taking the time to do the review - it is most appreciated! We are passionate about our country and more especially about the town we live in and so make...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We were greeted on arrival by Colleen who gave us information on the local area which was very useful. The hotel is very well kept, the rooms nice and spacious and you can have your breakfast on the balcony in the morning which was a nice touch. We were very impressed with the hotel and service and would certainly recommend...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Kirsty Firstly, it was indeed a pleasure meeting you and secondly thank you so much for the super review. Its great to see that you would return to stay with us when next you are in the area - that has got to be the best accolade! We love having guests return to stay with us and more especially...

Pune, India
Reviewed May 6, 2013

A pleasant little guesthouse, off the main highway to Knysna, we had a lovely 2 nights stay there. Colleen is a perfect host, she sat down with us telling us the things we could see in Knysna, pointing our places of interest and restaurants on the neat little map:) We had an amazing home cooked breakfast after a long time...delicious......

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Neha We are pleased that you have returned home safely. We think of you when we see the Pune Warriers playing in the IPL - what a pity they are not doing so well! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us and thank you for the great comments. We hope that you...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed May 2, 2013

Colleen met us on arrival and made us feel very welcome, the room was great, very spacious and clean with views from the balcony out through the Knysna heads. Very close to all amenities and the advice on what to see and where to eat was comprehensive and informative, we loved Thesen Island for both shopping and dining. The breakfasts...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello June We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your time in South Africa and had a safe trip back to OZ. Thank you taking the time to do a review on your stay with us. We have found that a large number of our guests make the decision to stay with us based on these reviews. Cecil was...

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed May 2, 2013

We stayed at Hide Away last December as part of our Western Cape tour. Welcome experience was superb and very attentive. Coleen took her time to explain the best spots in Knysna and offered some warm towels while we were choosing the menu for breakfast. Breakfast selection is rich and is served on the veranda of your room. Great for...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Stefan Thank you so much for the review! Since you left Hide-Away we have had some pretty good weather but unfortunately winter is on its way. I suppose we cannot expect to have summer all the time - you also need your share! We hope that you have plans to return to South Africa at some time in...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 16, 2013

We stayed for one night as we were passing through Knysna on our Garden Route tour. Our reception was very professional and Colleen gave brilliant advice on good restaurants and local attractions. The Knysna Waterfront was great fun and the property is ideally situated to get into town or to head back out on the N2. Thank you!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed April 6, 2013

My wife and I stayed at Hide Away for four nights as part of our honeymoon. We had some car troubles and arrived much later than check-in time. When we got there, the guesthouse owners, Colleen and Cecil, immediately came out to greet us in an incredibly warm and friendly manner. They provided us with warm towels to wipe our...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Kyle and Alice Thank you so much for the very comprehensive review on your stay with us at Hide-Away Guest House. We are sure that visitors to Tripadvisor will indeed have a good indication as to what they can expect when staying with us. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and we wish you all the best in...

Aveton Gifford, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 6, 2013

One of the nicest things about this guest house is that the gate is always open, adding to the friendly atmosphere. It is just off the main road into Knysna and slightly up the hill, so has a really good view across the lagoon to the crashing waves of the ocean beyond. As soon as we arrived we were given...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Good morning to you (from a bright, sunny day here in Knysna) Thank you so much for taking the time out to do a review on your stay with us at Hide-Away Guest House - it is most appreciated. Although you probably have loads of other places on your list of where to go in the world, we hope that...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hide-Away Guest House, a 4 Star TGCSA graded B&B, located on the Main Road into Knysna with excellent lagoon views and within walking distance of town. 7 well appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view cater for most budgets. Free wireless internet, air conditioning in all rooms and gym facility. Seasonal rates apply.Make Hide-Away Guest House your home-away-from-home on the Garden Route as you explore the area. Easy driving distances to Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hide Away Guest House

Address: 2 Keerom Street | PO Box 2600, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $63 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hide Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Second floor are the one with the best view.”
H8658ZNeduardog, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Upstairs if you want a view”
MikaelR810, Dec 5, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with views overlooking the Lagoon you will not be disapponted.”
alisonc70, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“We had room 1 which was a good size and great views of the lagoon.”
Ali24566, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Main floor Executive room was spacious, easily accessible and with a lagoon view.”
Want2play, May 3, 2016 | Read review
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