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Knysna Manor House

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Manor House so much I'll want to return there many times in future. It was clean, the beds comfortable, and very friendly and hospitable staff. Lagoon views from the sundeck are spectacular!

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Thank 60phyllism
KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

I am sure that Brenda and Marlene, my managers would welcome you back a million times in the future. Thank you for taking the time to review us and give us your honest review. Always great to hear that everything was to our guests liking. I agree that the views from the deck onto the Lagoon are spectacular. Travel safe,... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice stay in the Knysna Manor house. We had to attend a conference in Knysna so by looking on the website booking.com we found the Knysna Manor house priced very well and affordable, we booked without difficulty. After a 3hour drive from Port Elizabeth we arrived at the guesthouse, we were greeted friendly by the staff and... More 

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you Emile for the amazing review. Glad that we ticked all the boxes. We do hope that you would recommend us to your colleagues for any future business conferences. Travel safe Gail More 

Western Cape, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of spending a night at Knysna Manor House with a tour guest from Australia. We loved the grand olde house with its original yellowwood floors and fittings, I believe to be about 150 years old and still in fantastic condition. Good WIFI, a toasty room with satellite tv, homely breakfast with good coffee and a friendly... More 

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you John for firstly bringing your first group of tourists to stay with us, and secondly for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Coming from someone in the business , your review really is more than important to us. You have listed all the points I try to highlight in our listing, especially the Olde World Charm... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The self catering apartment is very spacious and had a nice view from the main bedroom. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. It's in the center of town, so you can basically walk to most places, which helps to avoid sitting in traffic.

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Hi Xan, We really appreciate your taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. Glad that you found the self catering flat to be spacious. We are centrally located, and you are right, it does help to be able to walk to everything with the traffic being busy at times like the Oyster Festival. Travel safe Gail Dalton More 

Cape Town
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Well catered accommodation in Knysna. Perfect for that weekend or week getaway. The warm welcome nature of the staff and the filling breakfasts were a definite feature. Situated close to the town centre.

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. My managers and ladies take the time to go out of their way to make our guests stay homely. Travel safe Gail Dalton More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a wonderful time staying at this facility. It is within walking distance of the waterfront and shopping malls. The friendly owners and staff made it very homely. The room was immaculate and beautifully decorated. We normally stay in selfcatering facilities, but it was so nice to get up in the morning and have breakfast with the view of... More 

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

It is always great for me as an owner, who is not based at the guesthouse to see how much our guests appreciate the work that my Managers and staff do to make our guests feel at home, and that they find the location to be convenient and close to all shops and the waterfront. We look forward to hosting... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Bad, smelly leak in bathroom. Floor awash with water. The shower didnt always work. Water flow normally very slow. The matresses on the bunk bed were too uncomfortable for our kids to sleep on. Decor very old and stuffy.

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

I have pondered over my response to your review for the past 24 hours, and would like to thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. With regards to the smell in the bathroom, I wish that you had taken it up with our Managers, who would have gladly assisted you. In Knysna, when the town is... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A very homely setting in the heart of Knysna. Walking distance from shopping centres and other attractions. A nice hearty breakfast served every morning. Rooms are spacious and squeeky clean. I would highly recommend this B&B for a short stay

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

A homely vibe is what we aim to achieve, and it seems like we hit the spot with you. Thank you for your kind words about the breakfast and rooms. Travel safe Gail More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

this is a lovely resort with the owners very friendly and considerate. the accommodation was great and breakfast excellent. thank you for making my stay so pleasant, Felt like home form home! thank you

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you Colleen for the great review. Glad that our staff made you feel at home and that they were friendly and considerate. It is always good to know that our prices are considered well priced. I am sure that Brenda and Marlene would welcome you back. Travel safe Gail More 

George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Overnight stay with the family. Thanks to the staff for a relaxing stay from the booking in to checking out. The room was clean and comfortable, the style fitted us like a glove. We do like old houses and rustic. Coffee in the room and a basic yet delicious breakfast. All inclusive and totally worth it. Knysna is quite expensive... More 

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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. always glad when guests find it relaxing at our guesthouse. Also great to hear that the style of the guesthouse fits like a glove. We do try and keep with the theme of the 18th Century house. We would love the opportunity to welcome you back. Travel safe Gail More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Knysna Manor House is a 3 star, AA Highly Recommended Knysna guesthouse offering B&B accommodation on the Garden Route. It is a unique Bed and Breakfast that combines the charm of times gone by with modern amenities. Built in 1896, the guest house was the original home of the mayor of Knysna and was converted into a B&B in the 1980's. Knysna Manor House guesthouse is housed in a charming Victorian mansion located in the centre of town, overlooking the stunning Knysna Lagoon and is within a 2-5 minute walk of local shops, banks, craft markets, restaurants and the Knysna Waterfront. This Knysna accommodation consists of 13 en-suite rooms that have all been lovingly furnished and equipped with modern amenities including tea trays, a hairdryer (availale at reception), heaters, fans, additional blankets, tea/coffee making facilities. The majority of these rooms have a mini fridge. We have now opened up a self catering flat, which can accommodate two adults and two children. Guests can enjoy "Free Wi-Fi" Internet access in public areas, and in some rooms. We are working with the service provider to hopefully have the entire guesthouse wi-fi enabled. Breakfast is served from 7 - 9 either in the breakfast room, or on the deck overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. The deck offers guests stunning views of the Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads, and is a quiet place to end the day after finishing one of the many day trips around Knysna. These include the hauntingly beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park, Wilderness, Oudtshoorn, George and Plettenberg Bay. We are a 3 Star, AA Highly Recommended accommodation provider. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Manor House

Address: 19 Fichat Street | Garden Route, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $48 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knysna Manor House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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