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“Excellent service and we enjoyed our stay”
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The Russel Hotel
Ranked #19 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We felt welcome the minute we stepped onto the premises. Excellent service, we received an additional room for our kids which they enjoyed, it was opposite ours. Which gave us peace of mind. Friendly staff. The place central to shops, garages, beaches, Waterfront and shops. Scheepers Family

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 11 August 2011

After a long day on the road i look forward to my stay at the Russel hotel. I'm greeted by name, and the heater in the room has been put on for me. The staff all go out of their way to make me feel welcome and the french toast and crispy bacon in the morning is the best in town!

Lee-Anne.

  • Stayed: July 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 July 2011

We came down for the popular Oyster festival 2011 as my husband was running the half marathon. I found this place on the internet and it looked reasonable. It is reasonably priced, staff are indeed friendly, rooms are clean however my biggest gripes was 2 things. 1. is that the walls are very thin so you can hear other guests very clearly and 2. You could hear noise filtering down from the main road where 2 of knysna's main nightclubs are situated. In addition we heard cars racing up and down the road outside. Overall I would rather pay a little bit more and get some place a little more up market in order to get a decent night's sleep!!

  • Stayed: July 2011
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Reviewed 22 September 2010

I was on business with few clients. That was perfect choise. Hotel is absolutly clean and tide. Rooms are big and good furnished. As tour guide I can advice to stay In this place for groups and family. Breakfast was perfect too!

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled on business
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2  Thank Julialex
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Reviewed 13 December 2009

This hotel's advert reads " luxury hotel", it's really a converted damp dark block of flats. We stayed with 3 other couples and decided to leave after the 1st night!!! You can hear pleople talking and using the toilet next door. They refused to return our money as we paid in full for 3 nights. Very disappointing.

  • Stayed: July 2008
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Address: Corner Long, Graham & Unity Street, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
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Free Parking
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Ranked #19 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
Price Range: £38 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Russel Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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