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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Elephant Hide guest lodge out did every expectation we had. The staff, lodge, finishes and food were incredible. I would definitely go back and I would definitely recommend a night or as many as you can stay there. A true hidden Gem.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a weekend at the family suite adjacent to the main reception. Outside deck could have a small table and chairs to enjoy sundowners in private. Loungers need clean cushions. Shower needs to be cleaned properly. Otherwise ok for a family with children. Well stocked bar and fridge with snacks. Clean unit with all amenities...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast menu needs a serious overhaul. The menu has minimal choices and if you intend staying for long, you will loose your appetite quickly. The staff was very helpful and made the stay very easy and comfortable.

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our room was absolutely lovely! It was clean and beautifully decorated. We had the most amazing view, had a very good night's sleep, and the breakfast was excellent! A slice of heaven at an excellent price...10/10.

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Guildford
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had a lovely welcome from Fisher and his infectious laugh! Our lodge was private, spacious and ideal for our requirements. Loved sitting in the jacuzzi bath, looking down to the lagoon too. Breakfast was very good in the main lodge. If there was a slight early morning chill, the main fire was lit and it was very cosy. It...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Its a beautiful place with lovely views. The rooms are spacious and the staff is friendly. Will definitely be back!! Mandy and Ryan made the booking process easy. The electric blanket at turn down adds the special touch.

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Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 14 October 2016

What a beautiful guest lodge. Exceeded my expectations. The rooms are spacious with a big bathroom. Good facilities in the room and the views from the rooms and main part of the lodge is just breath-taking. Mandy and Ryan were super helpful and friendly. Breakfast options are really good. I decided to not go to crazy and kept it simple...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the honeymoon suites which had the most gorgeous tub and a balcony overlooking the lagoon. excellent breakfast menu, great service and a very friendly host. Small downside was that wifi was weak in our room, so we would use it in the main house (in front of the fire)

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Parklands
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Elephant Hide of Knysna for my husband's birthday.Beautiful and tranquil hideaway in Knysna. Friendly staff and stunning rooms. Will definitely be visiting again. Warren, Blanche and Sydney - Tableview, Cape Town

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A lovely lodge overlooking the Knysna Lagoon, we were immediately struck with how spacious and well equipped the cottages were. We stayed in Number 5. Beautiful bathroom with a large double shower with large windows to enjoy views of the Fynbos and lagoon whilst taking a leisurely shower. The jacuzzi was simply heavenly, i loved that i could relax at...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is situated on top of the Welbedacht Cliff Tops 3km from Knysna Town, the Lodge overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and the Outeniqua mountains. The theme of the Lodge is one based on natural beauty with stone and wood architecture combining to give that comfortable earth feel. This Knysna Accommodation has four suites with magical views of the Knysna lagoon from every corner of the room. The fifth and sixth suite while still enjoying lagoon views are embedded in indigenous “fynbos” surroundings attracting numerous bird species and giving that “hidden away” feeling. Enjoy a relaxing spa-bath while gazing into infinity. All the suites have double showers with views and are private.The lodge is a family run business that prides itself on personal service and ensuring an unforgettable experience for all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Address: Cherry Lane | Welbedacht, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM566 - RM1,083 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Ask for a lagoon facing room if available”
  • coffee and tea station, minibar and snacks
 of 5 bubbles nicky080686, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front end rooms, are the best for viewing the lake /lagoon.”
  • Television with selective satellite options
  • Spa Bath (big enough for 2 ;-D ) with a view.
  • Double Basins and spacious vanity
  • Large Double Shower with a view
  • Spacious room with beautiful view over the lake / lagoon.
  • Well Stocked Bar Fridge & Snack Basket
  • View from private deck.
  • Beautiful Spacious Room and comfortable couch
 of 5 bubbles L3845DQtaniab, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveBK, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Lagoon suite had terrible Wifi connectivity.”
 of 5 bubbles Ape_Bird, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a lake view room”
 of 5 bubbles noeline9, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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