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The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve

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  • Terrible3%
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“course dinner”(38 reviews)
“tree suite”(15 reviews)
“our honeymoon”(34 reviews)
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This place is a real marvel: luxurious, beautifully appointed rooms, each with total privacy, built into the forest on a mountain. Sit on your private patio, just you and the birds and the views, and be transported. A great antidote to hectic travel in Cape...More

Thank John R
Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your review on Phantom Forest. We are glad that you felt the "antidote" to the hectic rush beyond our magical location. We look forward to hosting you once again in the future!

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night, in one of the upper tree houses. The room was one of the most unique places I have ever stayed. We had an outdoor jacuzzi bath on the deck outside the room and it was an unbelievable experience!! The...More

Thank kittyoflondon
Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your review on Phantom Forest. We are thrilled that you had an enchanting time in our magical forest, from doing the "loop" to the outdoor spa-bath experience. Hopefully we can get to host you once again in the future with some adventurous...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Few words can describe what it feels like to sit in a bath right in the middle of nature. Total bliss comes to mind... The location, lay-out and overall experience is something that must be experienced for at least one night. Bucket list item. The...More

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Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 20 March 2017

Thank YOU for allowing Phantom Forest to share her secrets with you! We appreciate your comments and feedback and look forward to hosting you again in the future!

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This was the first stop on our honeymoon and the best! From our very private Shongolola tree house to the most exquisite 7 course 5* meals, relaxing massages, their 'bubble barrel' and being surrounded by the most beautiful breakfast setting - multicolor loeries flitting through...More

Thank Joanne K
Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Phantom Forest! We are thrilled that you had a good time in our beautiful lodge and that the mossies didn't carry you away. Congratulations once again on your commitment together and we look forward to hosting you again in...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

While this was lovely accommodation it didn't quite fully meet our expectations for a variety of reasons. While I loved our lodge, my husband thought it was a little contrived. While he loved the food, I found it sickening with a bad combination of flavours...More

Thank MKEG2014
Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your review of Phantom Forest! We do take comments seriously and appreciate your feedback. Hopefully we get to host you again in the future with something more palatable but no less exciting from our Boma restaurant!

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Free Internet
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Spa
Outdoor pool
Hot Tub
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US$94 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#7 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$94 - US$331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#7 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Robert C
18 January 2017|
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Response from Catherine T | Reviewed this property |
It is a lovely place for nature lover.. You will be totally "enchanté"....velvet Monkeys.. Lawries ..delicious food...and much more...a dream
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Singy56
27 September 2016|
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Hi Ian If you could please email me it is preferable to prebook treatments prior to arrival.
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Biffo619
14 September 2016|
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Response from SandySteyn |
We do have availability please email me for more information email details on Website Kind regards Sandy
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Room Tips
"Our "upper tree house" room was gorgeous: comfortable, tasteful, with private deck and outdoor..."
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"We were in the High Camp."
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"Check under the bed"
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"The Moroccan suites are truly magnificient"
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