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aha The Rex Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea, and aha The Rex Hotel is one of this coastal town’s most sophisticated accommodation offerings. A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensure guests enjoy a special experience during their stay at aha The Rex Hotel, as we promise superior service and exceptional comfort time and again. Located on the world-famous Garden Route, aha The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style, making it one of the most exhilarating getaway destinations in its class. Expect an eclectic mix of modern and classic comforts that capture the essence of 4-star luxury. The Rose Cafe restaurant’s menu matches the contemporary setting with cuisine that is beautifully presented and prepared using only the freshest ingredients. aha The Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to Knysna’s outstanding restaurants, blossoming forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and the shores of the serene lagoon.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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We had an amazing 3 night stay at the Hotel. Great convientent location. Close to pubs, restaurants, shops and the quays. Breakfast was beautiful, plentiful and varied. We had a great day out on the bicycles available at the hotel. Was a great way to explore the town.
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Stayed here for two nights as part of a package holiday. Nice quiet location. Qwerky shaped rooms with toilet and shower all in one room divided by the wardrobe. A sliding glass screen slid between the toilet and shower area, concealing one or the other. All fine though. Nice
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We stayed at the Rex for five nights a couple of weeks ago. The whole experience was fantastic. The room, service and location surpassed all our expectations. The hotel is within easy walking distance to the town and waterfront. The staff were very friendly and helpful,
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This is a modern, well located hotel just 5 mins walk for the busy ‘Waterfront’ where most of the restaurants & shops are located. The rooms are very spacious & well equipped. However, if you are going to the trouble of putting a balcony with the rooms it would be nice to be
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We recently visited the AHA Rex Hotel (Room 204) and it was absolutely superb, we actually extended our stay by a 4th night. Our room was amazing, 2 balconies, a living area, kitchenette, bathroom and bedroom, lovely decor and spotless. The staff are so friendly. Breakfast
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Good afternoon I stayed in the luxuxy suite & it has a wrap around balcony sorry for getting back to you so late.
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Dear Mr Theuns, Unfortunately we are fully booked 6-8 Jan'15 - however we do have a two bedroom apartment 8-10 Jan'15. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to make a booking, or should you require any further information. Yours Sincerely, Masuda
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"Room 204 is amazing"
"Regular rooms are way too small."
"We were in Room # 104. But I guess, all rooms are nice."
"Try to ask for a room with a pool view. "
"It would have been nice to have a sofa in the room ."
US$100 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeKnysna
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