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Houseboat Myrtle in the heart of Knysna

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Very good
12 reviews
Holiday times.....
Beautiful tranquil mornings.....
Main Bedroom
Convertable dining/ 2nd double bed
Kitchen nook
morning views
Houseboat Myrtle
view of the heads in the background...
sunset fishing time...
Sunny deck
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Knysna, Western Cape
Houseboat Myrtle is a self-contained cottage on the water. Anchored in the Knysna Lagoon, it's just a two minute dinghy ride away from the Knysna Waterfront.

Myrtle is one of the original Knysna houseboats and has a lovely wood finish, both inside and out. With its two decks, it’s perfect for lazy days floating on the lagoon. From the deck you can enjoy views of the lagoon, the quays and the Knysna Heads. The decks are also perfect for relaxed sundowners, and if you’re up early you’ll find the sunrise quite rejuvenating.

The houseboat sleeps four guests on two double beds. The private main bedroom has its own deck. The boat has a kitchen nook with a stove and fridge and a hot shower and toilet. If you’re not keen on staying in, the restaurants at the Waterfront are easily accessible. Late nights are best spent around the fireplace i...
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About the Owner, Julia C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 60 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 84 days ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 1 property
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Chris T
Seattle, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Jules met us and was super nice and helpful in getting aboard. We had planned on eating in town, but once onboard didn't want to leave, with a quick trip to the butcher and Food Lover's, we were set for the night. Such a great place, so peaceful, view changing with the tide. Wish we had been able to stay...

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We loved our one night on Myrtle and wished we could have stayed longer. What a special houseboat with so much character! To watch the tides come in and out and the sun setting and coming up over the lagoon was just spectacular. Two decks meant one could choose where to sit according to the sun, shade and tides and...

Uniondale, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed July 20, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Me (adult) and my to minor kids spend 2 days on the Myrtle house boat. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We liked: the antrasite stove, the cosy interior, CD's to play on the CD player, the braai on the deck, the numerous reading books, the games and the view from boat, and the milk in the fridge. My kids said it...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighborhood
houseboat Myrtle is located in the Knysna lagoon, it's only a 2 minute dingy boat ride from the waterfront, giving you the privacy of the waterworld and the convenience of land, shops and restaurants close by.
The dingy, being your transport to and from shore is included for your stay.
Parking is included, either at the safe waterfront for free, or at the yacht club for a small fee which includes the use of all the clubs facilities, bar, restaurant, parking and more..
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