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Candlewood Lodge
Ranked #1 of 130 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

What an amazing place. Second time I have stayed and so glad to say is still brilliant. Views you have to see to appreciate. Friendly owners with lots of local knowledge. I really recommend you try it you will not be disappointed.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 September 2013

We stayed in the Sky room at Candlewood Lodge and it was just wonderful. Graham and Joyce just made us feel at home immediately. Actually even before we got there as we were traveling by Motorbike and was scared to leave the bike outside as this was our first trip to Knysna and did not know what to expect but Graham just opened his home to us and said we can park the bike in his garage. Graham was right it is a very safe and nice area. Graham and Joyce have got a very good knowledge of thing to do and they suggested some of the nicest place I have ever seen. The breakfast and hospitality we got was just the best and we would know as we travel a lot.

Graham and Joyce thanks for the wonderful service we will see you again, soon.

Room Tip: All the rooms are excellent I think, top room just got more of a view.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Our stay in Knysna was made perfect by staying at the Candlewood Lodge. Graham and Joyce are the owners and have nothing to offer except wonderful service, warm and friendly attitudes, excellent knowledge of the area (and other places of interest in South Africa if you went on a tour like myself), and just all round top hospitality.

The B&B itself is clean, comfortable, modern, and come with the extra touches provided by a caring service. Fantastic view of Knysna lagoon (though I cant guarantee this for every room obviously) which is spectacular to wake up to in the mornings. I can highly recommend this B&B as the top B&B I have ever stayed in. Will stay again in a heartbeat...

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Thank lancslestat
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Graham and Joyce are absolutely great. They make you feel right at home. Definitely,we will be back. Very knowledgeable on things to do in the area. Rooms were very clean and mordern. The breakfast that they offer is enough until dinner time.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Thank WackieWackers
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

Thank you to our lovely hosts, Graham and Joyce for a lovely stay! We were there for a business trip and they made sure our stay was as comfortable as possible! The decor was done so beautifully and modern. The room was already heated up when we arrived in the evening! The rooms are very spacious and we had a beautiful view of The Heads! The host and hostess made our stay very homely and they were very kind to help us with directions. I will definitely return to Candlewood Lodge in the near future for business and vacation! Highly recommended to all!! Thank you Joyce and Graham!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

A lovely warm and homely environment with a very hospitable couple to make your stay worth while, and rooms with an awesome view of the Knysna lagoon and heads. everything is decorated in absolute style and class and you have everything you need in one room.

Room Tip: One of the upstairs rooms are the best - Sand, Sea or Sky as these have the best views!
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  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kathy L
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Reviewed 7 June 2013

We booked into the SAND room for 3 nights. Chris was there to meet us and showed us our beautiful balcony room.

The views from the balcony were fantastic and wow what a spacious Room and Bathroom we could have held a party in the shower. The evening sunset around the sparkling pool we will never forget.

The friendly staff cooked a perfect Breakfast and Chris advised us on all the places to see and things to do in the Knysna area.

We had such a great stay thank you Chris and his team.

Room Tip: The upstairs air-conditioned balcony rooms have fantastic views across the Lagoon
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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Graham T
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Additional Information about Candlewood Lodge

Address: 8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 130 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range: £95 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Candlewood Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury accommodation in Knysna, Candlewood Lodge bed and breakfast in Knysna overlooks the famous Knysna Lagoon with stunning views and luxurious accommodation. The accommodation offered by Ines and Andreas Merz at Candlewood Lodge is five star (5 star) rated by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and the AA. This luxurious Knysna bed and breakfast enjoys unsurpassed views straight through the heads and the Knysna lagoon to the Indian Ocean. The accommodation comprises six superbly appointed double en suite rooms and one suite, a separate guest dining area and outdoor patio, large pool and spa (hot tube). There are many activities to enjoy in Knysna not least of which are the numerous golf courses, horse riding, sailing and gastronomic pleasantries abundant in the town. ... more   less 
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