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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are few and far between were affordability, quality and service all jell like it dose at Yellowwood Lodge. What a great stay. How could one improve? For a 3 star B&B I do not think you can. Old quaint and fitting for Knysna was easy to find and close to all attractions. The breakfast was great. The cutlery although... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent welcome, check in and service. Great secure parking. Proper old style B&B breakfast. Pretty and really spacious room with sitting area, tea and coffee facilities, a mini fridge and balcony with sitting area and nice view of gardens. Big lounge in the old heritage house too and apparently an honesty bar, although I didn't see that. Comfortable sleep, central... More 

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Thank Dobsokar
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Really great welcome to Yellowwood - the proprietor was lovely and check in was efficient. We had a lovely room overlooking the front lawns where we could see the monkeys running around the gardens. All well equipped - slightly tired looking but overall a very welcoming stay. Wonderful breakfasts served daily...plenty of choice even for a vegetarian. Would highly recommend... More 

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Thank carlyhw
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A large group of us stayed here on our way to cape town. Really loved it. Loved the feel of the guesthouse. The rooms could do with some updating but its not make or break. The service was fantastic and everyone loved this stay. We will definitely be back!

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Thank SaltWaterGirl24
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

The team couldn't do enough for us. The property is like an old colonial house with tons of character. Rooms were lovely with free wifi. Breakfast was awesome. They supply an honesty cabinet with spirits, beers and soft drinks just write down what you have, a wonderful trusting touch. Excellent.

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Thank Danny C
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We stayed here the second night of our tour of the Garden Route, it came well recommended but we were very disappointed with our room ( Room no.1) it was tired, dusty with a very dated and dirty bathroom. We had ants on the walls. The electrics in the room were questionable ! However our companion had a brilliant room... More 

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Thank Carole P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night while travelling along the garden route. The lodge was a very nice older place. The host was polite and breakfast was awesome. The only negative was the shower. It was practically impossible to maintain any sort of temperature. You had two options, boiling hot or freezing cold.

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Thank York S
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Against some comments her we must say the difference. Yellowwood Lodge is a place just like Knysna. Very british. It is very classic yes, but not old at all.... The owner and host was very helpful and a great host to us.... The rooms are spacious and all have lovely terraces....

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Thank Marian H
Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The hotel owner and host was very welcoming and friendly. The general feel of this old colonial style house was tranquil and the gardens were incredibly well presented. Breakfast outside on the veranda was a lovely touch and the food was plentiful in choice and of good quality. The wifi had good connection throughout the main house and rooms and... More 

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Thank twjchapman
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This place is not only outdated, its just a horrible place. I dont need to write a long description, everything is just bad. I dont know how it pretends to maintain 3 stars or 8.8 on booking.com. Dont believe the offical photos, the rooms are not like that. Do not stay here.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yellowwood Lodge is an exclusive accommodation establishment in Knysna in the heart of South Africa’s world famous Garden Route. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yellowwood Lodge

Address: 18 Handel Street | PO Box 2020, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $53 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Yellowwood Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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