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“Nice Guest House”
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Knysna Stays
Ranked #14 of 126 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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“Nice Guest House”
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Modern and clean rooms. Warm welcome from Rose and Lloyd. Stayed in the Plettenberg Room which had a double and a single bed. Nice terrace with lovely view. We were two and enjoyed the space. Intended to stay one night but extended it to 3. Internet access was very good. Breakfast cum Lounge room was tastefully furnished. Place is gated so felt very safe.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 14 November 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review.
Positive reviews are much appreciated , they promote Knysna as a top holiday destination, they benefit the towns economy and help create jobs for local people.
Thank you again from Lloyd , Trish , Rose and all the team at Knysna Stays.
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George, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 November 2013

This was the absolute best weekend getaway. Our room was beautiful, comfortable, and very clean. The view was stunning; but the owner and staff were the real stars. One of the staff found out it was my birthday and they sang to me at breakfast (the breakfast was outstanding, by the way). Wonderful experience and will definitely stay there again. Thanks Lloyd for the gift. Remember...our house when US and England play.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Thank you so much Rodney for taking the time to write this excellent reveiw.
We are thrilled you enjoyed your special birthday weekend with us.
It was such a pleasure to accommodate you and your wife and we are honoured that you chose Knysna Stays to celebrate your special occassion.
We are looking forward to the world cup next year and will take you up on your offer to watch a game together if the USA play England, we will see you in George with all our England scarves and hats !
Thank you again to you and your wife . We look forward to seeing you both again at Knysna Stays.
Lloyd , Trish , Rose and all the team at Knysna Stays Guest House.
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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We stayed here two nights on our Garden Route drive and would have stayed longer if we had more time. The accommodations were outstanding and the breakfasts absolutely delicious---but what made it special were Lloyd and Rose. Lloyd is an owner and Rose the manager and there couldn't be any kinder or more helpful people anywhere. It was a pleasure to speak to Lloyd who spent a great amount of time offering suggestions of what to see and do. He even called an ostrich farm to set to make sure I got an ostrich ride before driving to the farm quite a few miles away. Rose waited up for us the first night as we miscalculated our time and arrived later than what we hoped. Our visit to Knysna Stays was a highlight of our trip and we would most definitely come back---and we will!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 30 October 2013
Thank you so much for writing this wonderful complimentary review.
It was such a pleasure to be able to host you and your sister at Knysna Stays.
I so enjoyed our conversations each morning and especially hearing about your experience with the ostrich which made Rose and I laugh.
Reviews like yours mean so much to Trish & I and also especially to Rose and all our staff.
Your kind words give us great confidence in knowing we can offer our guests a fantastic experience at Knysna Stays. We so enjoy taking care of our special guests and helping them enjoy their experience of Knysna to the upmost.
We can't wait to see you again here at Knysna Stays.
Kind regards,
Lloyd, Trish , Rose and all the team.
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Graaff-Reinet
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Wow, no words from any reference book could give a clear picture of the warm, love, support and hospitality provided in this Guest House. Rose and Llyod we're amazing. I surely would come back again and again. Thank you so much guys. Rose I still feel I owe you, you are such an amazing soul. Thanks so much.

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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 15 October 2013
Wow what a review !
Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review.
Rose our manager was so thrilled and honoured by your kind words and appreciation.
Reviews of this nature area wonderful boost to us and our team and enable us to continue to grow our guest house and be able to offer great service and ensure our future guests havea wonderful stay.
Thank you so much again for your kind words.
We look forward to welcoming you back here to Knysna Stays in the future.
Kind Regards,
Lloyd , Trish , Rose and all the team at Knysna Stays.
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed here for a couple of nights in Feb 2013. Lloyd is an excellent host and has great knowledge of the area. He advised us well on the attractions, as per our interests and not just the usually listed main ones. We stayed in the Sedgefield suite which was nice and comfortable and breakfast was relishing.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review.
We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Knysna Stays.
We and our team are so pleased we were able to offer you a healthy breakfast to set you up to enjoy your tours in Knysna and the surrounding areas.
Positive reviews help us to progress our business and create employment for local people who are following a career in the hospitality industry.
Kind regards,
Lloyd , Trish , Rose our manager and all the team Knysna .
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

We have just returned from a 2 week holiday and the first 4 days we stayed here with Lloyd and his team, we originally booked 2 nights but within 10 mins of arriving decided we had to stay another 2 nights, it was a delight to stay here. This was first class accomodation and the team were lovely. Rose the on site Manager was lovely and nothing was too much trouble for her and the team. Lloyd helped us plan our days to ensure we saw as much of Knysna as we could including he wonderful Bell Tavern on the Beledere Estate. We will definately be back here as it was top class accomodation which was well priced.

Room Tip: book directly with Lloyd and the team, make it a long stay as you will enjoy it
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful reveiw , sorry for the delay in responding we have been busy preparing for the new season which has now arrived and we are enjoying a glorious spring here in Knysna.
Your review is so much appreciated as it helps us to continue to offer employment opportunities to local people who are progressing their careers in the hospitality industry.
It boosts us all at Knysna Stays to know our guests are happy with the service and facilities we provide here at Knysna Stays.
Kind Regards,
Lloyd , Trish , Rose and all the team at Knysna Stays Guest House.
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

We had 3 nights at Knysna Stays. Playing golf one day with the 50% green fee reduction at Simola, one of the best maintained courses in the area with excellent facilities for the non golfer. Knysna is a good base to visit the area from and the restaurants and bars at the island and quays are not to be missed. Wilderness National Park and the mines are a good outing for the day. We stayed in the Wilderness Suite with a 5 foot bed, balcony, 2 chairs and a table, a squashy wicker armchair, twin basins,shower and a bath tub, 6 channel tv in the room but a big screen tv in the lounge. Free wi-fi. Wonderful breakfasts in a great outdoor setting.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank johnludkiewicz
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KnysnaStays, Owner at Knysna Stays, responded to this review, 11 October 2013
Thank you so much for this fantastic reveiw .
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Knysna Stays .
This positive reveiw helps us and our staff to try to acheive an excellent standard for all our guests.
Also it helps Knysna Stays Guest House to continue as an established business here in Knysna and provide employment to local people who then have opportunity to progress their careers in the hospitality industry.
Thank you again for this excellent reveiw .
Kind regards,
From Lloyd , Trish , Rose and all the team at Knysna Stays Guest House.
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Property: Knysna Stays
Address: 25 Old Toll Road | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 126 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Stays 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Knysna Stays has been newly built and furbished to create the perfect place to stay whilst you explore Knysna and it's beautiful surroundings. If you are looking for a holiday destination that provides endless opportunity for the whole family this is the destination to travel to. Knysna Stays can offer you stylish accommodation with excellent facilities, but can also ensure the right direction to suit your preferred requirements. ... more   less 
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