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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a lovely place. We stayed for our wedding anniversary and pleased with our choice. The excellent views, friendly staff and wonderfully decorated and thoughtful layout of the units for a romantic weekend. Recommended!!!

Thank John C
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

after a long day of driving we climbed up the hilly narrow lane, to find a real hide away not just for elephants. charming large room with a large size balcony overlooking the lagoon. it was our first journey ever to Africa, and it felt like a "post card" sent from Africa... specious room, large open space bath room with...

Thank adi48
U.S. Virgin Islands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lodge with magnificent views. Friendly staff and the breakfasts were excellent. It is a wonderful lodge to stay at as it is in the nature away from the crowds of Knysna. The accommodation caters for everything. The service cannot be faulted. A definite return to this tranquil lodge.

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in the family suite several times now at this stunning picturesque getaway! It is a family favourite. I feel like i've been to the spa after staying here...it is just so relaxing, luxurious, breathtakingly beautiful and the service and food is amazing. What a treat!

Thank MarranFamily
South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning , Amazing food and people , we will def come again and tell other friends and family members Beautiful Views - and nature surroundings , quite and peaceful - so its very relaxing Service was excellent,

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1Thank rhodev
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a very relaxing long weekend at Elephant Hide. This is truly a hidden gem. Appreciate the privacy every chalet enjoys. Great breakfasts; and we even got a snack for the road upon checking out!!

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1Thank 407ettiennes
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We met a couple in Cape Town who recommended the Elephant Hide Guest Lodge, and we were going to Knysna so we booked for a one night stay. We were totally blown away with the place, the views were just fantastic, the lodge was very beautiful and the hole experience absolutely great. We would recommend the place to everyone.

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1Thank Richard B
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Elephant Hide seems to be the ultimate honeymoon destination. Hidden in a beautiful landscape with perfect views, lovely suites and huge bathrooms. But there were some aspects that didn't make the lodge perfect. On honeymoon you don't expect a "little surprise" everywhere but Elephant Hide seems to be made for romantic moments. That is why we - being on our...

Thank sleepingleo2010
Bassersdorf, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Little boutique or design Hotel situated on a hill with a gorgeous view over the lagoon and valley / staff were friendly and helpful / tasty breakfast / well designed rooms / private parking with roof / no wifi in the room

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was our third hotel during our trip of the Garden Rout. And we were not disappointed with this intimate lodge looking over the Knysna estuary. We received a very friendly/smiley welcome by Fish one of the hides managers. He even went the extra mile by organising a Champlain breakfast for my wife and I on her Birthday. Such a...

Thank CampbellBass

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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 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM519 - RM826 (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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“I think the rooms are all stunning but we always stay in the family suite”
MarranFamily, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a lagoon facing room if available”
  • coffee and tea station, minibar and snacks
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
L3845DQtaniab, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one with the large bathtub in the private alcove.”
DaveBK, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Lagoon suite had terrible Wifi connectivity.”
Ape_Bird, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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