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Review of Villa Afrikana Guest Suites

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Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
Ranked #1 of 29 Hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

We cannot recommend this guest house highly enough and all the reviews speak for themselves.
The rooms. the breakfast overlooking the bay, the service. I do not think that we have ever stayed in such a lovely place.

Room Tip: I think that most if not all rooms have great views, but perhaps the suites on the top floor where w...
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

Stayed here for two nights as part of our mini garden route adventure. Unfortunately the weather wasn't too great in knysna. However, the large beautiful owner's suite with a balcony overlooking the lagoon, breakfast in our room, a spacious bathroom and quiet setting were all more than we could ask for. Highly recommended!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013 via mobile

Ross and Bianca have got it all covered here. Menu for out door activities with their recommendation, menu for ordering in (which someone will do for you), unbelievable breakfast spread, heated bathroom flooring ( never seen that before ), jacquasi, fabulous view, amazing staff.

Do not miss the chocolates dipped in strawberry, pester bianca to give that to you regularly.

She will gladly oblige and be more than happy.

Bianca and Ross are wonderful people and Villa Afrikana is superb.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

The Noetzie suite was special in its pristine views on the bay and the knysna heads. Lovely to see the sun rise and dusk from the room. Hosts Ross and Bianca are very warm and friendly. The breakfast is most elegant and exceptional. Recommend this as a stopover to do Tsitsikama too- 3 nights is a must here!

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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Never try to stay in any place other than Villa Afrikana when visiting South Africa. Ross and Bianca AND Staff made it a fantastic experience. In some places you get excellent service but at Villa Afrikana it is consistent! Every day the same magical and professional service that made us feel special. Grazie mille!!

Ben & Zenda

Room Tip: All are fantastic. We had the Owners Suite
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

Not only was our room amazing (Noetzie Suite) but so was the hospitality and service. Bianca, Ross and their staff take a great pleasure in helping out their guests and looking after their needs.
We had a very nice stay at Villa Afrikana and would definitely recommend it.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to Bianca and staff for such a love stay at your beautiful hotel. We were only there for one night for a stopover on the Garden Route an you were so hospitable!! We hit a slight glitch with the hot water but you rectified this immediately and on our return from dinner we found a box of chocolates which was not at all necessary!!! Bless you!! You are all do friendly and the breakfast was so delicious and filling that we didn't eat again till 4pm that evening!!!
Thanks again and I can see why you are number one on this!!!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Additional Information about Villa Afrikana Guest Suites

Property: Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
Address: 13 Watsonia Street | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#1 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#2 Family Hotel in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Afrikana Guest Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Space-Exclusivity & Style" Situated in the heart of the Garden Route; home to Pezula Golf Estate, Simola Golf Estate and Knysna Golf Club. 5* graded Villa Afrikana is perched high above the town of Knysna, on a hill fittingly called "Paradise" overlooking the world acclaimed Knysna Heads and lagoon. THE VILLA With its summery, gleaming white, the geometric architecture of Villa Afrikana is already quite a sight. The stylish interior is just as defined in the same perfect white. A modern, unpretentious interior gives the compact Villa Afrikana a surprisingly open feel to its rooms. Look out for the eye-catching artworks and cleverly placed objects. The attractive style encompasses a total of 6 suites in this 5* Guest House / Bed & Breakfast on the Garden Route. Facilities & Services: • Indoor Guest Lounge with fire place and Library and Reading Room • Outdoor Guest Lounge with main deck overlooking the pool and lagoon. • Salt Water Swimming pool with sun deck (unattended) • On-site secure parking • Laundry Service • Porterage • Complimentary Wireless Connectivity • Complimentary Room Service • Complimentary, satellite TV channels to include international news, sport, movies and documentaries channels in addition to local terrestrial channels • In-suite Light Meals & Beverage selections • Complimentary Room Service Breakfast served in the privacy of your suite • Concierge Desk operated by your Hosts, to assist with private arrangements and provide local knowledge for: Dinner at several very good restaurants, Local Taxis, Transfers & Car Rentals, Attractions We regret to inform that: • Due to uneven terrain, Villa Afrikana is not suitable for physically challenged Guests • Complying with the law, smoking is only permitted in the balconies and outdoor public spaces. THE SUITES The suites are wonderfully roomy and all have a fantastic view over the lagoon of Knysna. Each also features a comfortably furnished and also very spacious luxury bathroom in cutting design with under-floor heating and double washbasin. You'll be sleeping in a comfortable extra length king size double beds, all fitted with quality bedclothes and feather comforters and pillows. All suites of this Guest House / Bed & Breakfast have a high definition LCD 32" TV Set complete with an array of Satellite Channels and DVD player as well as tea and coffee makers. To add, the suites hold further surprises, such as a private balcony/terrace and some even a hydro massage tub for instance. Personalized Bathroom Amenities, Hair Dryers, Bathrobes and Electronic Safes are also provided for each suite for your enjoyment and comfort. ... more   less 
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