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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

The best part about the lodge is the awesome spa bath and mood lighting. Perfect getaway for a romantic weekend. Fully equipped with everything we needed. No invasion of privacy. My only complaint was that the wifi wasnt working

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We have stayed at Abalone before so we knew what a lovely stay was in store. Staff are Supa friendly & helpful. The rooms are immaculate, cosy & warm...though the shower fitting in our room was faulty so we had to use Spa bath😊 We have been at Abalone during summer also & got to use the lovely pool but...

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed in the double log cabins the kitchen area is way to small. They could maybe upgrade the television sets and I didn't like the burgla bars on the windows, not when you on holiday. No security at the gate or on the premises that I seen.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We have stayed at Abalone Lodge before and it was great so we decided to stay again on this trip. In the end we had a great room and a good stay (but no WiFi) but this was only because we asked to be moved. he original room they gave us was the one above the office and it was...

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Thank BigPeteW
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This place is so cute you want to love it. However, the patio and the room were in full sun most of the day and so hot you could not enjoy either or the view, which was decent. We were in number 1, the furthest away from the office and thus very, poor, practically non-existent internet. If that is important...

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Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Lovely and comfortable stay. Myself and wife are from the UK and stayed at the Abalone lodges for 3 nights and was very much impressed!!! Great views and very quiet. They have huge corner baths which was great after a very long drive! We could park our car in the car ports available. We hope to revisit knysna and stay...

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Thank Wayne M
Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Staff mostly great and room serviced efficiently every day - pity they didn't replenish coffee saches daily - room and balcony stunning - we used units 2 and 3 and both good condition. Be nice to have a shower or shower curtain so can use the hand shower easily as don't enjoy bath but a personal opinion only - definitely...

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Thank Grant68
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We were welcomed on arrival and we found our one bedroom chalet to be clean, presentable but rather tight for space. The kitchen is the size of a large cupboard with a two ringed burner. The dining table and chairs are on the balcony, so in cool/wet weather you would have to eat sitting on the bed. The bathroom does...

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Thank alders13
Phalaborwa, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We rent a 1 bedroom cottage. Welcome at reception could be better. We report some maintenance that must get attention. Great view from balcony and a very quite area. Definitely recommend and will certainly come back.

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Thank Walda D
Nijkerk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Self catering, carparking underneath, nice views, large, little swimming pool and nice location with many sights on your doorstep. Just a little noisy; you can hear the neighbors argue during the day/evening but at night it was quiet.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated only 5 minutes from town centre and 4km from the Leisure Isle beach, you'll find Abalone Lodges. Not only does Abalone Lodges offer convenient location but also offers breathtaking views of the Estuary and Knysna Heads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abalone Lodges

Address: 20 Herons Way | Lower Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM217 - RM775 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abalone Lodges 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We stayed in cabin no.11 and had very good internet. The view was wonderful from our cabin but i think the view is nice from all.”
 of 5 bubbles 100ingridw, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Advised to choose lodge near office for good wifi connection.”
 of 5 bubbles 421JennyB, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Units appear to be slightly different in layout ie larger balconies and can be opened up to make larger units”
 of 5 bubbles mcoogan1, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All our rooms of same standard and looked like all cottages had great views - maybe avoid being opposite the pool if looking for quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TrishG105, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The lodge furthest away from the office on the top level is excellent. Don't accept the one above the office.”
 of 5 bubbles BigPeteW, 26 May 2015 | Read review
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