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“As good as always”
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Fairy Knowe Hotel
Ranked #22 of 57 Wilderness B&B and Inns
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
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“As good as always”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The fairyKnowe is a quaint and delightful graceful getaway the staff were as usual fabulous and we really had an amazing value stay for the 3 nights.
We will be visiting again in the near future thank you
The rooms were comfortable and spacious and the food was of a high standard thank you chef
We were there to relax and were surprised with some delightful dinner and breakfast treats the Ribs were amazing chef
And the breakfast lady ( I forget her name) was supreme the ladies serving were as usual fantastic
This is only our second stay but it was even better than our first last year April
Thank you to all from the Hart family

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

We were very lucky to find such a hidden gem on our recent visit to South Africa. Very friendly staff peaceful beautiful location historic hotel highly recommended. Ideal location for exploring the area we would use this hotel every time.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2014

My hubby and I chose to stay at The Fairy Knowe for our honeymoon. We'd never been away to the garden route before so I honestly didn't know what to expect.

I must say though, the service, people, staff, rooms, views were unbelievable!
Everyone is just so welcoming and warm. I mean I'm from Cape Town, so it is a tad bit unusual to experience this type of hospitality...and it wasn't just inside the resort.

I'd definitely recommend this lovely getaway, whether it's for a group of friends, couples (young and old), family, and even backpackers.

Thanks to all the staff at The Fairy Knowe for making my stay there exceptionally wonderful.

I sure hope to visit soon :)

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Stilbaai, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Very cozy but the rooms need some upgrading and especially some heating during winter months. Nice location on riverbank. Would suggest to request room with river view. Staff very friendly & helpful. Good quality food.














  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is an old hotel so understandably the rooms are not as modern as some hotels. Still, our sunny groundfloor room was large, with an adequate en suite. (Really good power shower) We also had a second bedroom as a bonus. Breakfast selection was extensive and tasty. The supper menu was written on blackboards (no prices displayed though) and the quality of our food on the night we ate there was average. The location is perfect, on the riverbank, with plenty of walks for nature lovers. There is a small swimming pool and paddle boats for use on the river. The beach is a 5 minute drive away.We found the staff to be exceptionally friendly and helpful. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Very pleasant stay. The food was excellent and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are adequate but could do with some improvements. It was rather cold so for winter some extra comforts would go well in the room.




  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Cape Town
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Excellent to have stayed at such a nice place. I will call again. This was a part of my own country that I did not know and was pleasantly suprise. The hotel rock, the staff rock, everthing rock and I have only 1 word.... Excellent.


  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Property: Fairy Knowe Hotel
Address: Dumbleton Road | PO Box 28, Wilderness 6560, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Wilderness
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #22 of 57 B&Bs / Inns in Wilderness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairy Knowe Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 42
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