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Reviewed January 13, 2007

We stayed at the Yellowwood Lodge in the separate unit which was perfect for our family of 4. Although I have to admit that on very close inspection, there was some dampness in the floorboards of the bathroom and around the windows, we were happy with our room. The tiles in the actual shower/bathtub stall are a bit crooked but clean. We were provided with clean towels every day and our room was cleaned every day. I would describe the room as slightly rustic but beautiful. The main door did not fit flush to the house and there probably could be some insects that could fit through the 1/4 inch gap but we never saw anything bigger than a tiny spider. There was a separate room for our children, ages 8 and 11 which had a television , sink, fridge, and kettle but this room was only divided by a heavy curtain. The bay can be seen from here if you look really hard through the beautiful trees and foliage. The staff were friendly and very helpful, the breakfast was lovely, and we loved having the extra space this particular room provided as opposed to all of us being squashed in one room in the main building. We stayed there for 4 nights. There is a pool, and a lovely garden area. We had 2 large loads of laundry done here for us and it came back clean and ironed.

  • Stayed: January 2007, traveled with family
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4  Thank Sunshine805893
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Reviewed July 13, 2006

I stayed at this B&B in January 2006 and was so disappointed with the accomodations that were provided that I was compelled to write my very first review in this forum. The website for this place looked great but when we arrived our rooms weren't in the lovely old house shown on the internet but in a 1970's addition that was alongside the house. The floor was filthy ( my friend took her shoes off and the bottoms of her feet were black afterwards!), the noise from the nearby highway made sitting on the balcony less than enjoyable (and the view of the lagoon they show on the internet is not the view we got from our room), there was a dead bug on the windowsill that was there for our entire stay, no toilet paper our last day, black mold all over the bathtub, towels were old and musty, never provided us with faceclothes, our balcony was never cleaned while we were there, and I could go on and on. This was the only bad accomodation we had in our 3 week stay in South Africa so I know Knysna has more to offer than the Yellowwood.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018
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  • Stayed: February 2018, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile
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Stayed: April 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2017
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  • Stayed: December 2017, traveled with family
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