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Cuningham's Island Guest House
Ranked #61 of 127 Knysna B&B and Inns
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“with so much choice here I shall return to Tim`s guest house”
Reviewed February 23, 2011

very laid back sustained welcome here and the 8 nights we spent here went too quickly
big rooms, no need to lock them during day (I like that) everything works, breakfast excellent, garden most comfortable, Tim is very amusing company and help was always available. efficient staff and lovely garden lad is Denzil
thanks Tim
Dr Mrs Brian Silverstone London

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Cuninghams, Owner at Cuningham's Island Guest House, responded to this review, November 23, 2011
Dear Brian & Maril
Thanks so much for taking the time to post a comment on TripAdvisor.
I hope that you are both well.
Warm wishes
Tim
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Reviewed February 5, 2011

We spent five nights at Cuningham's Island Guest House as part of a visit to South Africa last month and enjoyed it so much we hope to return in 2013. Leisure Isle is a very safe place to stay and Tim's home is an excellent and comfortable base. We particuarly liked sitting by the pool drinking the extremely good value wine!! Breakfast was very good (particularly the times - 7.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m.) and the room clean and spacious.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Cuninghams, Owner at Cuningham's Island Guest House, responded to this review, November 23, 2011
I would like to say thanks so much for posting a comment on TriAdvisor & look forward to you returning in 2013.
Warm wishes
Tim
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Reviewed July 13, 2010

Only a brief stop off to break up our long journey on the Garden Route when travelling from Cape Town up to Port Elizabeth.

We arrived late but were warmly welcomed by Tim Cunningham who showed us to our well appointed rooms before directing us to a lovely little restaurant for fabulous food and beverages. The location in the daylight makes you feel how lucky you are to be staying there ... such a tranquil location set on an lovely lagoon island (which you could walk around). Some beautiful properties and you can see why its a more affluent part of the Garden Route.

Wish we could have stayed longer to unwind but all the same I loved every minute of my short stay.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
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Cuninghams, Owner at Cuningham's Island Guest House, responded to this review, September 12, 2012
Thanks so much for your positive feed back.
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Tim
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Reviewed May 26, 2010

After travelling for 6 hours, arriving at Cuningham's place was a truly relaxing finale to our road trip for that day. Knysna is one of our favourite places in South Africa!! Travelling along the Garden Route allows one to take in some of the most beautiful scenery South Africa has to offer, and although we only stayed at Cunningham's for 2 nights before continuing our journey, our stay at the guest house was friendly, warm, secluded and relaxing.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 2, 2010

I had been trying to look up this place for sometimes to write a review, atlast I got it..great
I usually dont write reviews until and unless the place is really bad or really good, well this is is really good. Rooms were huge..were so clean...everything was just perfect..breakfast...was very tasty. Owner is one hell of a guy..this is the first time we had lived in such a lodge(usually go for big hotels)...we just loved it..Owner will do his best to make your stay comfortable..and believe me this place is being run just on trust (bar is open..use it ...u should pay for it..)...and love and Location wise..very very safe and really good location very close to the attractions( the heads)

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Cuningham's Island Guest House
Address: 3 Kingsway | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #61 of 127 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cuningham's Island Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cuningham's is located on safe & tranquil Leisure Isle close to three golf courses & Knysna's only beach. Set in a well established garden filled with the sound of birds guests can either laze around the large swimming pool or walk to the beach. Being centrally located on the Garden Route makes Cuningham's the ideal place from which to explore the many sites & activities that the area has to offer. ... more   less 
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