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Reviewed 18 August 2013

I booked one night as a surprise for my wife's birthday. Maurita and the rest of the staff went out of their way to make it memorable. They arranged a birthday card with a surprise spa treatment, booked dinner at a nearby restaurant with complimentary champagne and a beautiful birthday arrangement in our room. They even upgraded our cabin! The...

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Brazil_USA
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I booked Tonquani for our group (12 family members - 4 chalets) based on the TA reviews and was very very pleased. Tonquani´s chalets are like log houses. The front ones are smaller, one bedroom, perfect for couples, very cozy. The ones in the back are huge (we had 9 and 10), 2 bedrooms, fenced and have their own bbq...

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Thank Luly_W
Richmond, VA, USA
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived and discovered a little tropical paradise tucked away just off the Garden Route! The grounds were beautifully kept, and our cottage had lots of little touches that made us feel like we were on our honeymoon again. In fact, the resort may have thought we were honeymooners--they upgraded us to a bigger cottage...

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Thank DanielAndRachel
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Tonquani lodge and spa was one of the highlights of our garden route experience.The chalets were very comfortable and private in a unique sylvan setting.The welcome and attention we recieved from Sheldeen was second to none,and the breakfasts were sumptious...crepes,and homemade apple scones,as well as other delights.We will definately return and will recommend Tonquani to any of our friend on...

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1Thank phyllis o
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Pros Friendly staff and a very nice breakfast. Cons Family of ours stayed in one of the smaller cottages and its really very small and very basic. I feel the 5 star rating is a bit misleading. Our bed was very unconfortable! Advice Stay in one of the more expensive cottages, as the cheaper are really of a very low...

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2Thank Henk516
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2013

The morning I was leaving Cape Town for my holiday in Knysna at Tonquani Lodge & Spa I was mugged and my handbag containing my passport, credit cards, cash, etc was stolen. I contacted the lodge and they told me to make my trip and not let the incident spoil my plans. The owner personally picked me up at the...

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Thank Joanie G
Humansdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 9 July 2013

For their 20th wedding anniversary, my dad decided to surprise my mom with a weekend away from home. As I had to organize everything, my brother and I got to tag along. My dad's instructions to me were as follows: Find 5-star accommodation, preferably with an on-site spa, that will treat my mom like a queen. At Tonquani, all of...

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Thank Carina C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Great place to stay when visiting knysna. From the room you have the following: beautiful view; cosy living space; very clean. Service from staff was welcoming and helpful. Excellent for couples, families or friends. Close to all amenities. Private setting.

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Thank Ebrahim A
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 26 June 2013

I based my stay on prior TripAdvisor reviews and was as as pleased as others had been. I took advantage of a special online offer and stayed in Chalet #4 adjacent to the pool. It was winter so not much activity, and was comfortable and quiet both nights I was there. Breakfast included room service which was prompt and the...

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 26 June 2013

From the time we arrived at Tonquani until the time we left, we felt like royalty. WOW what an awesome experience. We were lucky enough to enjoy a room with a spa bath and four poster bed (honeymoon suite). The houses have everything you need and more! Breakfast was great! We had a couples massage and would highly recommend the...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Knysna's multi award-winning lodge offers luxurious individually decorated log chalets and family suites with every conceivable comfort including minibar, complimentary port and chocolates, tea, coffee and biscuits, TV, hair dryer, heater and air conditioner. Four units have a Jacuzzi bath, fireplace and the executive chalet has a private spa area for the ultimate in pampering. All units have private patios, air conditioner and barbecues and are serviced daily. For our guests' convenience we offer an affordable on-site laundry service. Sun loungers invite you to enjoy the welcoming coolness of the main swimming pool which is set in tranquil gardens where you can also enjoy a light lunch on the decked lapa. Three units have private splash pools and there is secure on–site undercover parking. The Spa has been designed to ensure total relaxation and privacy and clients enjoy the exclusive use of the Spa facilities during their treatment. There are all kinds of treatments and therapies to relax, replenish and invigorate. Guests can look forward to enjoying a full and varied breakfast with freshly baked scones, muffins and pancakes. On request all meals can be served in your unit. A light lunch menu is offered and complimentary tea and cake is served every afternoon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa

Address: 5 Welbedaght Lane | 1 Cherry Lane, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM355 - RM616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We had cottage number 12 with it's own private garden. Other rooms had fireplaces etc so check makeup of various cottages before booking.”
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“Honeymoon suite is Amazing”
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“Be very sure what you think you are getting”
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“This is a lodge, all cabins are away from each other, your privacy is a sure thing”
 of 5 bubbles Granny1243, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Plan / organise food for dinner as Knysna sleeps early and most places are closed by 10”
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