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    Cambalala

    46 Circular Drive | Paradise, Knysna 6571, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 9377
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    A very nice place with a great view over the lagoon. The rooms are very big and most of them have access to the nice garden with an infinity pool. The host knows everything about the area and gave us great recommendations for restaurants and...More

    Thank Woelfe2014
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Right from the beginning our stay at cambalala was perfect. Nicole, the host, welcomed us personally, showed us around and invited us to start our stay at the beautiful terrace with a view over the lagune. Service at cambalala was always excellent and the best...More

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    Thank Lini_Leff
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful spacious rooms, in impeccable shape. Fantastic view and gorgeous pool. Delicious breakfast, kind staff. The hostess has an ear for what her guests want and like, and gave us excellent advice and restaurant bookings.

    Thank Adrian S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay at Cambalala - the house is beautiful, as is the garden - and the view from the terrace where we had breakfast a couple of mornings - gorgeous! Nicole is an excellent hostess and nothing was too much trouble...More

    Thank Darlingbelge
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We enjoyed this place very much! The proprietor was very friendly and came with lots of good tips for restaurants and other nice things to do. The rooms were very clean and very very luxurious. The breakfast was also delicious with a fantastic view.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$133 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Knysna
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    Room Tips
    "Great view from the pool"
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    "Penthouse Suite is huge and it's elevated position provides the best views"
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