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Amanzi Island Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just loved our experience at Amanzi - a true gem indeed - will surely return. Everything was just perfect - from the moment I've booked - the staff is just incredible and answered all my questions with such willingness it is actually a benchmark for other to follow - until we departed, everything was just brilliant. Will definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived well before check-in time, but we were welcomed with a cup of tea and offered breakfast anyway. We asked to go out on the bay in the kayaks, and the staff hauled it down to the bay for us (and later hauled it back up the steps to the hotel). We came back after about an hour, and... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Timothy I wanted to take the time out to thank you for your review. It really means a lot to us and the staff. We strive to give our guests what we would expect any guests of our own would experience as if they were in our own home. You are always welcome at Amanzi and we hope we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed here as a drop off whilst travelling the garden route. From beginning to the end of the stay we were made to feel really welcome and the staff were so so friendly! Immaculate rooms and facilities. The only criticism that I had was that they had a problem with the laundry whiskey we were there... More 

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James3337337, Owner at Amanzi Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jessica As the owners of Amanzi Lodge Catherine and I were horrified to read your review and the issue around the laundry/ towels. Thank you very much for bringing this to our attention and we are at the lodge this week. We will certainly be addressing this issue with the staff ! This is very embarrassing and we have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my wife were travelling along the garden route and spent a night at the Amanzi Island Lodge. We were blown away by the detail and care the staff took in the guest guest house. The rooms and common areas were immaculate. The staff were extremely welcoming and always up for a chat. Amanzi Island Lodge definitely comes highly... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Amanzi is located on Leisure Island. It could not be better named. The front view looks out onto the coastal water plains. The water rises and falls with the tides. The actual Amanzi Island Lodge is amazing. The rooms are huge. The view is breath taking. It is a slice of paradise

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our fifth or sixth visit. We stay here when visiting for the annual Knysna marathon. Amanzi is situated on the lagoon, in the very quiet Leisure Isle. Yet the town is only a 10 minute drive away. Amanzi will drive you to the town and collect you when you are ready to return, at a very reasonable fee,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really didn't want to leave this place. First of all, Leisure Isle is about the most relaxing setting I can imagine. It is only about 10 minutes drive from Knysna downtown for shopping & restaurants. But the location of Amanzi is perfect for bike riding & kayaking, which the lodge supplies free of charge. Biking around was amazing. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

When considering an itinerary for a touring holiday in South Africa I knew I wanted to stay on Leisure Isle in Knysna. Amanzi provided a beautifully furnished lagoon-facing room with luxurious products and bed linen. There was plenty of parking. It was unfortunate that it rained the whole time that we were there as it meant that we were unable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

The view ,the staff ,the cleanness everything is good ,I would return again the lodge is in leisure island you can cycle around however you will need a drive to go to city center and waterfront ,staff are very helpful ,the area is calm the lagoon just nearby

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

My review can be very brief: WOW!!! This is really one of the best lodges we have visited so far. Our room (Room 5) was nicely decorated and had a superb bed! The two managers Promise & Fortune do an incredible job to please and help you with every need you might have. The shuttle service the lodge offers to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle, with spectacular views of the Knysna Heads and Featherbed Nature Reserve. Spacious bedrooms open out onto a balcony either overlooking the lagoon or our private garden. Amanzi has a breakfast room opening onto the main terrace. Guests can enjoy an english breakfast while admiring the breathtaking view. Later, relax by the secluded swimming pool or sit on our terrace overlooking the lagoon and indulge in a sundowner. The complimentary bicycles and kayaks available at the guest house can be used for scenic trips around Leisure Isle.Our sunny and spacious rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with satellite TV. The bathrooms have under floor heating and complimentary Charlotte Rhys luxury products. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amanzi Island Lodge

Address: 31 Cearn Drive | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $96 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amanzi Island Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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