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    Forest Edge Nature-lovers' Retreat

    Farm 118 | Edge of Indigenous Forest, Garden Route, Knysna 6576, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “the cottages” (61 reviews)
    “outdoor shower” (23 reviews)
    “froggy pond” (16 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed 25 September 2013

    Really had a fabulous time at this woodcutter styled house on the edge of the Knysna Forest. Beautiful well maintained gardens, very clean little house with thoughtful touches to boot eg books and DVD's if it rains; a pack of playing cards; a light for...More

    Thank Elena S
    Reviewed 25 September 2013

    I participated in the Karoo 2 Coast mountain biking event from Uniondale to Knysna during the long weekend in September, and I joined my wife and kids the Sunday after race at this wonderful lodge. It was a fantastic venue to unwind and relax after...More

    Thank WTheunissen
    Reviewed 24 September 2013

    Everything you need to replenish and refresh the soul, definitely a haven to come back to. Keep everything exactly the same :-) The stay here was a gift and a blessing from heaven above, Ronel has put so much thought and dedication into the running...More

    Thank Louise V
    Reviewed 24 September 2013

    We stil can't stop talking about the out of this world experience we had at Forest Edge. The cottages are very clean, garden areas are excellent, well maintained. Everything is on point. We can't think of anything to complain about. Well done to Ronel and...More

    Thank Ndangy
    Reviewed 13 September 2013

    Ronel gave us two nights at her Forest Edge lodge. A far cry from her days of corporate stress! My husband Brian and I were able to relax and enjoy a short walk into the wonderful forest and be energized by the wonderful trees there!...More

    Thank Diana T
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • US$66 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Danie J
    15 October 2017|
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    Response from Danie J | Property representative |
    Forest Edge is a Nature Retreat with an abundance of visiting wild - and bird life. Pets are animals with natural instincts to chase & hunt. We have bunnies, donkeys, buck, loeries, ducks, etc on the retreat and we cannot... More
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    "So comfortable and well appointed...suitable for all ages."
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    "There is little difference between the luxury and standard cottages. Both offer excellent accommodation - you..."
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    "FireFly cottage is very private and right at the edge of the forest."
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    "They are ALL very nice!"
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