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Head Over Hills

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Great location but things to be improved here before I'd say it's a luxury retreat . Decor in the main dining area is old fashioned . Stayed in the Oyster room and was unimpressed considering price. Small and overlooking car park. No sun loungers by the pool. Smokers sent out to car park which is fine but might be a...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We do take everything mentioned into consideration, and hope to improve on it.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 28 January 2017

If you are staying just a few nights in Knysna, then this boutique hotel at the top of the east head could be something for you. The view is stunning. The managers are impressively very eager and attentive. Nice interior. Some downsides however: - Water is not really working in the room, so almost had some shower disasters - Wifi...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for giving us this feed back, we take all feedback into consideration and feel it can only improve on the stay. We thank you for your time to write this review.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 25 January 2017

From the time we arrived until our departure we experienced fantastic service and the breakfast was superb, as was the dinner and the room! HoH offers views that are out of this world over the Heads, the atmosphere is homely and the staff are wonderful. It is conveniently close to Knysna with all it's attractions. We enjoyed our stay immensely...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful review. We love meeting new guests and enjoyed meeting you. Hope we will see you again one day.

london
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The property is located overlooking the sea on a cliff and the views are totally breathtaking. It's an intimate hotel, with great service and food. There was something very special having dinner in the restaurant with the sunsets, sea and cooling breeze. Debbie and Webster were just brilliant throughout our stay and made us feel totally at home. One of...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

How wonderful to get this beautiful words. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review Hope to see you again

Koenigsfeld, Germany
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Hotel is really wonderful.The staff is very friendly.Good breakfast and dinner. Wonderful place to relaxe and to spent the hole day.Next time we will use the golf course pezua. The pool is a litte small but o.k. We come back surely.

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you stay with us. Thanks so much for your time to write a review. Hope to see you again.

Austria
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Best gueshouse Best view Best service Best food Best owner We will be back for sure....see you soon. Best regards from Austria...Jürgen, Dagmar, Nina und Philip and their "parents" Christian & Regina :-)

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful words. You guys are the best guests Hope to see you again soon

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Martin knows how to run his guesthouse impeccably. His hospitality is unmatched and he is a pleasure to converse with. During our stay, he recommended things to do, restaurants to go to, wines to drink (from his own private cellar), and even arranged a beautiful private dinner at the guesthouse for us for our last night. We have nothing but...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this beautiful positive review. We are very privilege to have Martin as part of the team here at Head over Hills. We hope to see you again in the future

Oftringen, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Up on the hill wo discoverd Head over hills. Fantastic view. Great and helpful staff. Nice and comfortable rooms. Great dinner. Leaving the car was washed - wow what a surprise. A wonderful place to come back!

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We loved having you here and hope to see you again.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in the Captain's suite (which in my opinion is the best room even though the elephant's suite is bigger 😀). This room is upstairs, very private and has spectacular views! There were some problems (tight parking, drain smell in the shower, water pressure) but there were so many good things to overlook the bad!...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all this beautiful words, it makes it easy for us to host wonderful guests like yourself. We are working on all the things that you are mentioning that is problems, but like you know some of the things we cant do much about. We would love to see you back here one day.

Scottsdale, AZ
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I, from the U.S., spent three nights over New Year's at this beautiful boutique hotel. We were in the Captain's Room with a huge private terrace and the most amazing view over the bay - see photo. What a way to wake up on New Year's Day... The small staff, including Debbie and Webster, was charming and...

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Head2014, General Manager at Head Over Hills, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. We enjoyed your company and would love to see you again one day

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Head over Hills is a unique luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop to a well-deserved getaway, honeymoon or to simply take in the splendor of our naturally beautiful location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Head Over Hills

Address: 22 Glen View Drive | Coney Glen, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM956 - RM1,617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Head Over Hills 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Captain room is the biggest room there.”
Majedma10, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“take a lagoon view and make sure the toilet is actually in the bathroom, not the bedroom. ugh”
Thesweater, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Elephant room is definitely a topper. Large room and bathroom,with sauna and large terrace”
876krism, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most room have great views. The Dolphin room is quite small”
Tiger05, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had Whale Room. A beautiful room with tremendous views.”
whatabeautifulday, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
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