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Knysna Manor House
Ranked #51 of 129 Knysna B&B and Inns
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Wrexham
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Brilliant hotel, first class hosts, excellent service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2011

We had a delightful stay in this beautiful house. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. Lovel genuine people with a real interest in you as guests.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank MGriffinWrexham
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, February 28, 2011
I am always so glad to hear that Anthony and Brenda are giving personal attention to our guests. I believe that it is one of the reasons that many people return to our guesthouse. We thank you for your positive review and look forward to your return.
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2011

We stayed at the house vor 3 nights, it is realy a nice place.
The double room we had was beautifull with his personal charm. The beds are comfortable.
We had exellent breakfast.
The house is close to the shopping mall and only a few minutes walk to the waterfront.
Brenda and Anthony are very hospitality. We enjoed the stay very much and felt like home.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Freak1940
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, February 22, 2011
Thank you very much for your positive review. It is always good to know that Anthony and Brenda are looking after our guests and that your room was comfortable. Knysna Manor House is centrally located, so as you said is close to both the shops and the waterfront.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna in the not too distant future.
Regards
Gail
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Cape Town
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2011

2011-02-02

The Manor House was an absolutely fantastic venue for our stay and base

I found the rooms pleasant, clean and comfortable

Our highlight was the breakfasts and scenic views from the wooden deck

What a lovely place to chill and relax !

Brenda and her hubby were so nice and friendly and this added to the touch of class in the Manor House and the dogs completed the picture

Many thanks for a wonderful stay

I will definitely use your guesthouse in the future when in Knysna

Highly recommended accomodation !!

Kind regards

Rowena and Arthur Joffe - Sea Point Cape Town

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank happytripperCapeTown
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, February 6, 2011
Good Day Happy Tripper from Cape Town,

Firstly I am very happy that you so enjoyed your stay at our charming guesthouse. It is always great to receive reviews such as your. I must admit the views from the deck are wonderful. I am also glad to hear that Brenda and Anthony made you feel at home.

We do look forward to hosting you again in the near future/
Regards
Gail
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2010

I stayed 3 nights at The Manor House and realised quickly why this place has had such positive reviews: it is down to the helpful, positive and friendly hosts Brenda and Anthony.
A lovely breakfast served outdoors with a view of the harbour after a comfortable night's sleep, helpful suggestions on the day's activities and all delivered with such friendliness...that's why.
Recommended!

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled solo
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2 Thank Si90
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, December 28, 2010
I am so glad that you had such an enjoyable stay with us at Knysna Manor House. I must agree, and have told Anthony and Brenda that they are the reason people keep on coming back to stay with us. Their personal interaction with guests is amazing. I am so greatful that we haveuch amazing Managers. We look forward to hosting you again at Knysna Manor House.
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Victoria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2010

Our stay at Knysna Manor House was very good. It was clean and comfortable with lots of character. The owners were friendly and helpful with any questions that we had. Two of our group enjoyed the pool in the early AM. The dogs were enchanting to have at the manor. They accommodated an extra person on the spur of our arrival by bringing in an extra bed. We were very pleased with our stay.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, December 23, 2010
Thank you so much for your positive review. I know that Anthony and Brenda go out of their way to help the guests out and that it is appreciated by them. I am also thrilled to know that guests are usung the swimming pool. I know how refreshing the pol can be. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to Knysna Manor House in the near future..
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2010

Great location and friendly staff who made us fell very welcome.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, December 1, 2010
Thank you so much for your kind words. One thing that people can be assured of is Brenda and Anthony's friendliness. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Knysna Manor House in the near future.
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Port Elizabeth, Bequia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2010

My wife and myself really enjoyed our stay at Knysna Manor House. The room was ideal, the breakfasts marvelous, the view from the deck magnificent. The hosts very friendly. In fact we are going back for a long weekend sometime in March.



Regards, Johnny Jarman

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank jarmanj
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KnysnaManorHouse, Owner at Knysna Manor House, responded to this review, November 10, 2010
Good evening Johnny,

Thank you so much for your positive comments regarding Knysna Manor House. We are glad that you enjoyed yourselves so much that you are returning next year. I am sure that Brenda and Anthony look forward to welcoming you again.

Gail Dalton
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Property: Knysna Manor House
Address: 19 Fichat Street | Garden Route, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 129 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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. This Knysna accommodation consists of 13 en-suite rooms that have all been lovingly furnished and equipped with modern amenities including tea trays, a hairdryer (availale at reception), heaters, fans, 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 in public areas, and in some rooms. We are working with the service provider to hopefully have the entire guesthouse wi-fi enabled. Breakfast is served from 7 - 9 either in the breakfast room, or on the deck overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. The deck offers guests stunning views of the Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads, and is a quiet place to end the day after finishing one of the many day trips around Knysna. These include the hauntingly beautiful Tsitsikamma National Park, Wilderness, Oudtshoorn, George and Plettenberg Bay. We are a 3 Star, AA Highly Recommended accommodation provider. ... more   less 
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