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Candlewood Lodge
Ranked #2 of 129 Knysna B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 December 2013

As perfect as Candlewood Lodge is, as well as the hosts Joyce & Graham, my only question is, "What is wrong with the guests who did NOT rate this as excellent!!" You can't beat perfection. Candlewood Lodge is one of my all-time favorite B&B places to stay in the world (and I've been in a few!)

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

We had a great visit! The accommodations were clean, comfortable and spacious. The hosts were a British couple who retired and built their own guest house. The location is in a neighborhood close to town. The hosts were very helpful in making reservations at our next stop. Other guests were interesting to speak with. A delicious hot breakfast was served..

Room Tip: Wifi available. We had a first floor suite with walk in shower.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Joyce and Graham are the ultimate hostess!
Always very patience and willing to help
Location accessible, easy to find.
Breakfast is served "a la cart" followed by house cafe.
The rooms are tidy, luminous with garden or city view.

Room Tip: No need to wander select this place!
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

At Candlewood Lodge we were provided with a beautifully furnished and clean room called Spray. Although the room did not offer a view of the Knysna Lagoon, it provided every mod con we could have wished for. The owners, Joyce and Graham, are extremely friendly, helpful and informative regarding the town's facilities and restaurants. Graham also helped to arrange a game of golf for me at the incredible Simola Golf Course at a discounted rate.
The breakfasts are very adequate indeed and are served either on the outside patio or in a very pleasant breakfast room.
My wife and I stayed for 3 nights and will certainly return on future visits to Knysna. Highly recommended!

Room Tip: The rooms with balconies offer tremendous views over the Knysna Lagoon.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Candlewood Lodge provided a very large, spotless room and a spacious, well-appointed deck with a spectacular view of Knysna Lagoon. We were given a sumptuous breakfast every morning and supplied with expert local knowledge by Graham and Joyce to enhance our stay. A golf game was arranged for us, walking tours outlined, and dinner suggestions were very helpful. The pool provided an excellent break from all the activity. We would recommend staying here unconditionally.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

We really enjoyed staying here. Our room was spacious, clean and pleasant. The breakfast was very good and the staff was very friendly and helpful. It was such a pretty setting, and we felt very comfortable there.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

Candlewood Lodge is excellent! From the clean, tidy, spacious rooms with wounderfull views of the Knysna lagoon and heads, to the helpfull and imformative hosts, Graham and Joyce. We stayed for 3 nights and would have been happy to stay for longer. I would reccommend Candlewood without hesitation.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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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 #2 of 129 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Price Range: £77 - £104 (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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