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Villa Castollini

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30/05/2017 31/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great experience with excellent service . The view was stunning and the room was well postioned to enable us to enjoy. Well done Villa Castollini!!! The breakfast that we got served every morning was well prepared and very delicious.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Magnificent silvery morning views over the lagoon. Perfectly clean and comfortable room - good quality linen, great coffee, lovely products in the bathroom and very welcoming and helpful staff. Scrumptious beautifully prepared breakfast and even an unexpected evening snack when we arrived late after a long journey - indeed a hidden gem!

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Started off with our booked accommodation being upgraded, then a delicious pre-ordered dinner on our arrival day. Superb breakfasts, friendly staff, unbeatable location and view - will definitely return!

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Soniaclaassen, Manager at Villa Castollini, responded to this review

Good day Thank you for visiting Villa Castollini, we really enjoyed your company and on behalf of the entire Villa team and Ruffy, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel service was excellent even before our arrival, the room was huge and super clean, and the breakfast menu was delicious. Although it's a little bit far from Knysna, the view is simply amazing.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The hotel is high on a hill above Knysna with wonderful views over the estuary. Although out of Knysna itself it is only a few minutes drive away and is peaceful after the hustle and bustle. The wonderful beach of Brenton on Sea is a few minutes in the other direction. The staff here could not have been more helpful...

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Stuttgart
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Beautiful place and when the staff where there they where very good. The first night we where completely alone at that place since the staff left and one just got back at night time, very romantic actually ,) Breakfast was always good, of you want to stay at a place which is quite and have a great view it's a...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This property booked us on the same day that they were hosting a wedding without warning us. The pool area was to be used for the wedding guests. We were also told the restaurant would not be available to us although we had booked it the week before our visit. We checked in to then find the wedding contractor was...

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Villa Castollini remains a wonderful place to stay, however, having not visited for several years I did find this time around that some of the warmth & friendliness which was evident under the previous management has disappeared. I suppose that for guests of the villa, the addition of the wedding venue takes away from the exclusive charm and maybe this...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We have been to Knysna many times and on this occasion included a couple of nights at Villa Castollini. The view is wonderful and amenities are great. It is worth spending a little extra on a suite as the "standard" rooms are really quite small with no view.

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Scotland
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I read with disbelief the recent favourable reviews. Did we go to the same venue? Someone must be in charge of the place but we had no opportunity to meet the person to express our reservations. The prices were five stars but the service was slow, the evening meals did not justified the cost , after two attempts we ate...

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Good day Mrs ScottishMyszka Thank you for your review, it is very unfortunate to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Villa Castollini. We would just like to bring to your attention that there is a Manager and available 24/7 to attend to any query or problems you might have had during your stay with us, unfortunately you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Castollini sits perched high up on the prestigious Western Head of the Garden Route town of Knysna. This remarkable Tuscan styled 5 star guest house is known for having one of the most spectacular and breathtaking views in South Africa. If your idea of a great getaway is a haven of privacy, luxurious and comfortable accommodation, superb breakfasts, warm and nurturing surrounds and hosts that offer genuine hospitality and a "nothing is too much trouble" philosophy, then the Villa has to be your first choice. The management, staff and our friendly resident dogs will ensure that you have a wonderful stay at the Villa. "Enter as Strangers and Leave as Friends" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Castollini

Address: Brenton-on-Sea Road | Brenton Hill, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM333 - RM709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Castollini 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Wait until it improves before you go”
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