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Graskop
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very friendly and helpful team! Nice music. Breakfast of choice was included in price unexpectedly. Car could be parked inside, without extra cost. Free WiFi was working ok. Very nice and spacious location with nice views on bay!

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1Thank Diederik V
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Anchen and Paddy, our hosts, were brilliant. They spoilt us. Excellent ambiance. Great breakfasts. Lots of extra effort. Poppy seed cake for breakfast with white chocolate....the way to start a day. Views spectacular. Greaaat stay. Brilliant. See you next year

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2Thank Evan R
Reviewed 15 May 2015

My wife and i had the pleasure of staying at Augusta Bay guesthouse at the end of April 2015, completely unaware of the negative reviews that i"ve just read about. We enjoyed our stay to the point where we actually extended our visit. it's now being managed by Antje and Paddy, and we were fortunately not subject to any of...

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2Thank Preggie N
Nelspruit, South Africa
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Great setting. Amazing sunsets!!! Check groupon.co.za to see regular specials on this establishment and save 50% on their normal rate. Great restaurants close by. 2 Days is enough for a stopover in Knysna.

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1Thank LouisSchoeman84
South West Rocks, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My husband and I stayed at Augusta Bay towards the end of our 5 week African Holiday in 2013, the room was very spacious and extremely comfortable and the breakfast menu was great. The location was fantastic and was in walking distance to a fantastic little restaurant "Senza"" where we ate each night. Wonderful stay and we would definaely go...

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Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We can assure you this hotel is worth a visit. We were here in Dec 2010 and came back to see if we could find the same wonderful stay again. And we did. Of course Paddy is bussy repainting, but if you can see through a bit of paint... the hotel is still a wonderfull venue - opposite East Heads...

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1Thank Marielletammer
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Under new management - the hotel is revitalised. Very clean and great service.The weather at this time of the year is a great contrast from the UK. The hotel has wonderful views across the Knysna heads.The resort is back to its fabulous best.

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1Thank brian961
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Under previous Management I have spent a number of nights at what was once an excellent Guesthouse. I admit I have not stayed there recently but I recently emailed them for accommodation. After a day or two I rang the Guesthouse, a lady by the name of Leia answered her cell phone, I could hear that she was not at...

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sweetle, Owner at Augusta Bay, responded to this review

I would like to apologize profusely to all the correspondents who have not experienced the excellent standards that were always provided at Augusta Bay during the past decade. Unfortunately I relocated overseas a few years ago and firmly believed that Augusta Bay was in good hands. To my dismay, I have learned that my supposed manager was using the funds...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2015

What a disappointment! As the saying goes, the first impression is often the right one. Right when you get into the guesthouse you can see the pool: the water was green ! We then went to the room. We were lucky enough to get one of the rooms with a beautiful view, however that was probably the only positive aspect...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We booked for the night of 26 December 2014. I specifically asked if there was a bathtub in the room, as well as secure parking for our vehicle. The establishment confirmed, as per email below: 16/10/2014: "We are pleased to let you know that the accommodation has confirmed they will be able to arrange this for you. There will be...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the Eastern Head in Knysna this 5 star guest house offers excellent service and hospitality, luxurious rooms with all the extras and comfort you can imagine, unequal views of the lagoon and the opportunity to play golf on their corporate membership at either Pezula or Simola. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Augusta Bay

Address: 30 George Rex Drive | The Heads, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM299 - RM798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Augusta Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“All I have seen a great”
 of 5 bubbles katherineo293, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for upper floor suites if you want a spectacular view directly from your window or balcony”
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“Choose front room with bay window for great view of lagoon”
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 of 5 bubbles KevinH304, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms on 1st floor and above to get a good view of the lagoon.”
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 of 5 bubbles SureshKoo, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be very spacious but a room with a view of the lagoon is preferable”
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