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North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Stayed two nights while driving the Garden Route. We had a great cabin with all mod cons including a jetted tub with private windows overlooking the lagoon. It had a private balcony and good indoor sitting area with tremendous view. Many thoughtful touches like a well stocked honour fridge and a JBL On-tour BlueTooth sound dock. TV was somewhat limited...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This was the most unbelievable guest house. We were met with very pleasant staff and shown to the most amazing chalet. There is wifi, DSTV, swimming pool, jacuzzi bath and the most amazing views. I honestly recommend this to anyone. It is remarkable.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary at Elephant Hide. Absolutely magnificent views, friendly and professional service, it was a dream stay. I have already recommended it to all my friends and family. Thank you for a perfect get- away!!!!

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Thank 462belindag
Strand, South Africa
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had a lovely stay at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge - friendly staff and a beautiful room with the most amazing view of the lagoon. You can choose to enjoy the beautiful view either from the comfort of the porch or from the bath!

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Thank Mart-Marie
Durbanville
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Thank you to everyone who made our stay memorable especially Fish & Elly. We appreciated turndown, electric blankets switched on when we returned from dinner. As always: superb with magnificient views.

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Thank loandadutoit
Colesberg
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had an excellent stay at Elephant Hide!The rooms had a great view and offered more than what we needed.The service was great and well organised!Fish was always willing to help!Will definitely visit again!

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Thank jacduplessis10
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband and I were on Honeymoon in the Lagoon Suite - it has the best views of the Knysna lagoon. Very warm and friendly service, and delicious breakfast. We are most definitely returning for our anniversary.

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La Mesa, California
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed here almost by accident since we couldn't extend our stay where we had been booked for one night. So glad we got to experience Elephant HIde. Its location a bit outside of town and up a road that felt off the beaten path actually added to the feel of a getaway lodge. The signage once you get off...

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Thank Ray N
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 16 May 2016

All separate cabins, with everything you can wish for in it. Stunning views from room, bathroom and balcony. Bathroom with whirlpool and double showers. Coffee/tea facilities as well as honesty bar. When home from dinner they put on the electric blanket (it was not cold but very nice) and sweeties on our beds. We felt very welcome and are going...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were very glad to be back after 5 years and see that the quality and service was just as superb as 5 years ago. They really look after you and give great advice for things to do in and around Knysna. And as always breakfast was fantastic!

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM556 - RM1,046 (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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