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Hide Away Guest House

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Room & Suite (52)
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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Hide-Away Guest House, a 4 Star TGCSA graded B&B, located on the Main Road into Knysna with excellent lagoon views and within walking distance of town. 7 well appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view cater for most budgets. Free wireless internet throughout, air conditioning in all rooms and gym facility. Seasonal rates apply.Make Hide-Away Guest House your home-away-from-home on the Garden Route as you explore the area. Easy driving distances to Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We ended up staying here at the last minute due to a mixup with our previous accommodation. What a find! We were very warmly welcomed by Colleen and Cecil and shown to their only available room. They were so good at advising us on day trips and restaurants. Colleen very kindly
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We spent a lovely 3 days in Knysna at the Hide Away. Knysna is a must to visit on the Garden Route. The house was in a good location with easy access to all the main places of interest and restaurants, shops etc. We received a very warm welcome from Coleen and Cecil the
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Response from HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Ishbel & Thomas Thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and being able to chat around our large table on the verandah over a glass of wine, or two. We love being able to share information on what to do and see in our beautiful town with the hope that our guests leave with great memories and plans to possibly return. Thank you once again for staying with us! Kind regards. Cecil & Colleen
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Rooms were immaculate, they thought of everything. Friendly welcome and offered a refreshing drink on arrival. Had a cuppa tea while we checked in and the hosts gave their local advice. Breakfast was 10/10. The view of the lagoon is one of the best in town. I will repeat and
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Response from HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Hello from a cool and misty day in Knysna! Thank you for the great review of your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. We really do enjoy interacting with our guests and providing all the local knowledge of our beautiful Knysna and its surrounding area - and there is really plenty to do! We hope to see you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Cecil & Colleen
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We are extremely grateful to Colleen for her helpful recommendations as to what to do in Knysna and also further along in other towns on our Garden Route road trip. Colleen was very friendly and clear and made us feel at home. We also really appreciated the lovely home-cooked
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Response from HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Lillian Please accept our apologies for the delay in replying to the review on your stay with us - time has simply flown by! We love welcoming guests from all corners of the world and having the opportunity to share this beautiful part of South Africa with them. There is simply loads to do along the Garden Route whilst making Knysna the town from which to explore and Hide Away the place to stay! Thank you - Cecil was delighted that you enjoyed his breakfast every morning. We look forward to welcoming your friends and family to Hide Away but at the same time hope that we will see you again as well. Take care and kind regards. Cecil & Colleen
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This guest house is in a beautiful colonial building. The rooms are spacious and well appointed and the breakfast is great. The hosts are kind and friendly, and gave us good tips on where to go and which restaurants to eat at. Our room had a view of the sea and was light and
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Response from HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House
Responded 17 Nov 2018
Hello Roma & Vincent We hope you are both well! There really is nothing worse than being unwell when you are on vacation and all you want is your own bed! Thank you once again for staying with us and the positive feedback you have provided. The situation with regard to the WiFi eventually took 10 days to be rectified by the service provider of our fibre line and so we had a number more frustrated guests who were not able to make use of the service. We are finally back to business and guests are smiling once again as they can catch up with the family whilst travelling. We hope to see you back in South Africa and more particularly in Knysna and at Hide Away Guest House. Take care and all the best. Cecil & Colleen
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"Room 2 was perfect but I think all the rooms were lovely"
"The deck view on the top floor is epic"
"executive room"
"Rooms 4,5 and 6 have lovely view of Knysna Bay"
"the rooms situated above the pool ,with a sit out veranda"
US$76 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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