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    The Rex Hotel

    8 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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          Overview
          • Excellent48%
          • Very good35%
          • Average8%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “rose cafe” (14 reviews)
          “two blocks” (4 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Room Service
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          Kitchenette
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Dry Cleaning
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          Private Balcony
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          81 - 85 of 410 reviews

          Reviewed 15 April 2016

          A lovely modern hotel close to all amenities. Near to the marina and centre of town. Clean rooms and friendly staff. Only buffet breakfast served here and no bar but drinks can be purchased via room service but not an issue as plenty of eateries...More

          Thank AlickW
          Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel

          Dear Guest, Thank you for posting a review of our hotel on trip advisor. We appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards, Masuda

          Reviewed 12 April 2016

          From arriving to departure we felt at home!! Being in the hospitality trade myself I cannot fault anything at The Rex. The beds are EXTREMELY comfortable, the amenities that you get in the bathroom, the shower, the bath - EVERYTHING was just amazing and great...More

          Thank Esti929
          Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel

          Dear Guest, The Rex Hotel team thanks you for staying us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the comfort of our rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back to our "home away from home". Kind Regards, Masuda

          Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

          This is a condo hotel and the rooms are comfortable. It has secure parking and is close to the waterfront market. The breakfast is good and will last you until dinner. The people at the front desk are lovely and friendly but are clueless about...More

          Thank Zarilla
          Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We value all comments received. I am surprised to hear that the front desk was unable to assist you with restaurants and attractions in the area, as they have been on educationals and are fully knowledgeable of the...More

          Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

          We got a lovely upgrade for our standard room for 1300 jumped a queen room to 1500 for a king. The hotel seems to be brand new and crisp, staff seems very friendly but for the price you pay compared to the room size and...More

          Thank Jaun-Eileen L
          Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards, Masuda

          Reviewed 4 April 2016

          Rex Hotel is a wonderful two story hotel with large rooms and suites. The room I was given was a very large two bedroom apartment with a fully equipped kitchen. There was a large deck overlooking an area that reminded me of some of the...More

          Thank Frank077
          Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex Hotel

          Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience at The Rex Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back, in the not too distant future. Kind Regards, Masuda

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free Internet
          • Room Service
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$84 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 Business Hotel in Knysna
          • #12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
          • #17 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Knysna
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          Angela E
          Hi We are about to visit the Rex from the UK over Easter. I can see that there were past problems with wifi, with UK travellers has this been sorted out now? It would be a disaster for my 16 year old if not!
          23 March 2016|
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          thuens101
          Good Day Can you please confirm availability for 1 Luxury Suite for 2 nights stay if possible. Arrival Date: 6th Jan 2015 Departure Date: 8th Jan 2015 (If possible) or Arrival Date: 8th Jan 2015 Departure Date: 10th Jan 2015 (If possible) Many thanks Theuns
          3 January 2015|
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          Response from Masuda M | Property representative |
          Dear Mr Theuns, Unfortunately we are fully booked 6-8 Jan'15 - however we do have a two bedroom apartment 8-10 Jan'15. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to make a booking, or should you require any... More
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          "Not at the back! Building work going on"
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