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Knysna Manor House
Ranked #49 of 130 Knysna B&B and Inns
Reviewed June 8, 2013

Wonderful! Clean, well equipped room. Friendly service. Good rates. Really great breakfast served in a room with fantastic views of the Lagoon. I highly recommend this establishment. One very minor negative feedback: there are four old, smelly, friendly dogs on the property that barked at me as there way of saying hello. If you are scared of dogs you will feel uncomfortable.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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Manor H, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2013

Thank you for giving your honest opinion of Knysna Manor House. it is always great to receive positive feedback such as yours.

Regarding the dogs we are looking alternative options to move the dogs away from the main house.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna Manor House in the future.

Kind regards
Gail Dalton

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Reviewed June 3, 2013

This is a great place to stay!! Friendly staff, comfortable rooms, great service, all within a 10 minute walk to the waterfront. Thank you for having us over! If I am ever back in Knysna I will be staying here again!

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2013

Thank you Brandon for your kind words. As a team, we strive to make our guests feel at home, and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you would return to us upon visiting Knysna again.

Thank you
Gail Dalton

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Reviewed May 21, 2013

Thank you for the lovely time we had in your guest house. The place is beautiful and we felt the welcome atmosphere. The breakfast and view was great. Thank you for helping us with our flat tyre! Much appreciated.
Theresa, Sanet and Trudie.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2013

Thank you Sanet, Theresa and Trudi for your honest opinion of our guesthouse.

Thanks to our honest reviewers, we have achieved the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013.

Thanks also to Brenda and Anthony for their continued hard work and dedication which ensures the homely atmosphere that our guests enjoy so much.

Best regards
Gail

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

My stay at this guest house was a pleasant one, the owners were friendly, the breakfast lady was very kind and helpful, the rooms were clean and a decent size, very close to the waterfront, and the house was filled with lovely antique furniture.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2013

Thank you for your kind words Sheryn. The guesthouse is centrally located and is nice and close to the waterfront.

I am glad that you liked the older decor of the house, which is totally in keeping with the age of the house. Some of the items are certainly antique.

Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna Manor House in the near future.

Kind Regards
Gail Dalton

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Would be more than happy to recommend to family, friends and tourists. Hosts friendly and professional with lots of information about the local history and environment. Our room was delightful with an en suite bath room tucked below an intimate little stairway.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2013

Good Evening Selwyn,

I guess you stayed in room A, our Princess Room, which is rather quaint, with the cute little bathroom.

Glad to hear that Anthony and Brenda were professional in the attitude towards their guests and that they could offer useful information about the area both historical and activities to partake in.

Wishing you a great day.
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Gail Dalton

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Excellent service from all the staff and management. Well maintained gardens and guest house, felt safe and very clean. Will make use of Knysna Manor House again. Breakfast was yummy and filling with great coffee.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2013

I agree, Brenda makes a good pot of coffee. Thank you for your honest review of our guesthouse. If our staff are happy, it makes all the difference to the service they are giving. It seems to me as if they are extremely happy at the moment.

Knysna Manor House is waiting for guests like yourselves to return.

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Gail Dalton

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Reviewed April 3, 2013

Large rooms, old English style, tastefully modernised.
Central location, still quiet. Walking distance from shops and Waterfront.
Beautiful view over the lagoon.
Excellent breakfast from 7am
Friendly and helpful hosts and staff.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2013

Knysna Manor House always tries to make our guests feel at home, and it seems that you felt at home at our guesthouse.

Thank you so much for your kind words, I am sure that Anthony and Brenda also wished that you could have stayed longer too. Maybe next time.

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Gail Dalton

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Additional Information about Knysna Manor House

Address: 19 Fichat Street | Garden Route, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #49 of 130 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range: $62 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Knysna Manor House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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.accommodation consists of 13 en-suite rooms that have all been lovingly furnished and equipped with modern amenities including tea trays, 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. ... more   less 
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