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Fairy Knowe Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“the river”(95 reviews)
“family hotel”(12 reviews)
“free canoes”(6 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Our knysna marathon road trip ended with an overnight at the Fairy Knowe . It was a bit disappointing as nothing has changed over the years since we last visited. It’s really needs a revamp . The hotel has a very tired look and feel...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BUFFET BREAKFAST AT FAIRY KNOWE (included in accommodation) best i ever had in all my ilfe. will never beat it anywhere anytime anyplace. highly recommended to stay at fairy knowe. staff very friendly warm-hearted welcoming.

Thank 678annettep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairy Knowe Hotel is a magical place as are the surrounds. Everything clean, neat, tidy, efficient and well run, like clockwork. Staff most welcoming, friendly, warm and helpful ever encountered. Excellent value for money, highly recommended !

Thank geoff73rey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i recently spent two nights at the Fairy Knowe Hotel. The Hotel has an amazing setting , with stunning views and a very laid back vibe. Although the buildings are old, and there are maintenance issues, there has been a significant improvement...More

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1  Thank Cliffy455
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for family holiday the banks of the river with canoes etc and swimming pool. Old fashioned and historical rather than glossy modern. Dancing, sports events, good menu Beach 5 mins away and suoerb setting with lots of parking 3 mins off the N2....More

1  Thank ClarkWDerbys
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (127)
Room & Suite (24)
Pool & Beach (23)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Cami S
2 June 2016|
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Response from colleendamonse | Reviewed this property |
the rooms are beautiful, it has an en suite. not really sure about the rondavel rooms.
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"All of them are bad, but the original riverside rooms are the better option"
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"Not Rondaval No12 of at all possible - no privacy and very noisy in early morning and throughout the day."
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"upstairs in 30's riverside building or anywhere in 20's riverside building"
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"The rooms along the edge of the lagoon seem to be the best as far as a view goes."
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