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9 on Heron Knysna Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #69 of 127 Knysna B&B and Inns
Reviewed April 19, 2013

Great place tucked away in a good location. Quiet, spotless clean, comfortable and attractive room (although a bit on the small side) satisfied us and Margo and Agnieszka were the perfect hosts. Attentive to our dietary idiosyncrasies, knowledgeable on the things to do, places to eat (and not to eat). Seems like there's nothing in the area that they don't know about. We really felt at home and felt sorry to leave.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

My wife Lies and I stayed 3 Nights with Agniezka and Margot and it was shocking to find out we had to leave that 4th day. Both ladies are much more than the owners than run the business only! They will become more your friends that you allready know long time and also your personal trip/holiday advisers!
We loved our very cozy room on the front corner, the hospitaly and generous breakfast surpises.

Out of 10 we will give a 11 making it the best of our holiday in the Cape area. If we have another holliday tomorrow, we would like to be on 9 Heron again yesterday.

Enjoy your recommended stay,
From the Netherlands, Lies van Hall
From Pretoria, Daan Markx

Room Tip: We had the room on the corner, first floor which was very spacious and comfortable with very easy ac...
  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had four nights in this beautiful b&b. Very nice breakfast, clean and cozy rooms. And the very best: the ownwers Margo and Agnieszka. It was such a great time. Thank you for your ideas and for the good times we had in your b&b and with you. Especially the braai. So it is true, you arrive as a guest and leave as a friend...

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

thanks for all an margo and agnieszka. it was a great pleasure for us to meet them. we enjoyed the laughter and conservation we shared with them. They always have a good and excellent idea for an nice day trip.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

We stayed 3 nights at 9 on Heron in Knysna and it was the best place during our entire trip from Jo'burg to Cape Town.

The owners Agnieszka and Margo are truely going the extra mile to keep their guests happy. When you stay here it's like having your personal travel agent with you. They try and find out what you like to give you recommendations and advice on what to do, where to dine etc. In the morning they make you an excellent breakfast trying to make it a bit different every day. I even got veggie options on request.

Our room was absolutely pristine in terms of cleaniness. The bathroom is small but it really looks brandnew and the shower is very good. We very much liked the way how they had furnished and decorated the entire place. It was modern and simple with a touch of pop art here and there, but was still cozy and comfortable.

9 on Heron deserves a much higher ranking than it currently has on Google and Tripadvisor.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

We recently had 2 very enjoyable nights at this B&B and found the 2 ladies very charming, humourrous and extremely knowledgeable - not only about the immediate location, but also the surrounding area. Whilst we were there one of us had a birthday: that morning there were roses at the breakfast table and 'happy birthday' bunting. Note the breakfast cooked choice varies so you are not locked into repeat fayre. Both ladies appeared to enjoy having guests and were enthusiastic. We have happy memories...thank you.

Room Tip: We had the Jacaranda room...delightful with a garden balcony.
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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treeCX, Owner at 9 on Heron Knysna Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2013

Hi Johnanita, Thank you so much for your kind words and complimenting us on our B and B. We really enjoyed meeting you guys and certainly hope to host you again on your next trip to South Africa. In the meantime...spread the good word for the Garden Route! Regards from Sunny Knysna, Margo and Agnieszka

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We had a lovely stay at 9 on Heron. Agnieszka and Margo are warm, funny and friendly. They offered tons of great locals-only advice, and supplied us with shopping tips and recommendations for everything from restaurants to sunsets, as well as enough brochures and maps that we shouldn't have got lost on our hike. (We did anyway, but it's our speciality.) Breakfasts were not just scrumptious, and different every day, and served with a smile, but Agnieszka actively threw in extra ingredients to make sure I was getting my proteins! We were very kindly supplied with addresses for lunch, but there was no need, since we (figuratively speaking) licked our breakfast plates clean. The breakfast room and the bedroom were both beautifully arranged, and clean, and homely, and the house is surrounded by, to my mind, a not excessive amount of foliage.

All in all, the experience feels so personalised that it comes a shock to read the other reviews on here and realise that hundreds of other guests have had the same.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about 9 on Heron Knysna Bed & Breakfast

Address: 9 Herons Way, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #69 of 127 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range: $45 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 9 on Heron Knysna Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
9 on Heron has become a popular choice with budget-conscious travelers. This cozy bed and breakfast is set in a quiet and secure area, surrounded by a lovely garden. The guest house is located 10 minutes drive from the centre of Knysna town and close to many restaurants and natural scenery. The positioning is good if you prefer a peaceful time, but like to be close to local attractions. The closest neighborhood restaurant is within 5 minutes walking distance. Parking is free of charge and located near the rooms. The property has a security gate and owners live on-site. The rooms are comfortably furnished, offering a en-suite private bathroom, outdoor patio, free wi-fi, local TV and a tea tray. Fridge facilities are available. A delicious full breakfast is served in the upstairs dining area and the friendly hosts will gladly offer their help with booking a restaurant etc. Guests are made to feel at home and supplied with a variety of updated local information to help them enjoy their stay Knysna. Nearest Airports: Cape Town - 6 Hrs drive. George - 60 min drive. Port Elizabeth - 3 Hrs drive ... more   less 

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