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Kanonkop Guest House

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Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“paradise suite”(34 reviews)
“guest house”(34 reviews)
“garden route”(45 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Private Balcony
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
5 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
28.9 km to Plettenberg Airport
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Gorgeous House and grounds. Sits atop the hills overlooking the Lagoon. Reserve a room in the main house. The Paradise Room has spectacular views! Very homey and welcoming. Stay longer than one or 2 nights!More

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Thank Iris H
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Iris H Many thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed the view and our little part of Paradise (and stayed in the room which is so aptly named) You are also correct in saying that two nights is too short. Next time a few...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this guest house and I really cannot fault it in any way. Our bedroom was lovely very well furnished fabulous views of the lagoon. Wonderful free standing bath plus separate shower. We arrived in the afternoon and high tea was being served...More

Thank Barbara M
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Barbara M Many thanks for the wonderful review. I am glad that you enjoyed your room, view and bathroom. The high tea is a great hit with all our guests, as their is always something delicious to snack on in the afternoon after your...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Stayed 2 nights at Kanonkop Guest House. Certainly a highlight our our trip to South Africa. I will be recommending to friends and family and will be back. Staff -amazing, location out of town - brilliant, ambiance - sensational, overall experience wonderful thanks Mark, Liesel...More

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Thank leannewoolstencroft
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 13 May 2018

Dear Leannewoolstencroft Thanks for much for the wonderful review. So glad you got to stay with us and thanks for the recommendations! Glad you will be back too..look forward to your next stay. Warm regards, Liesl, Mark and the Kanonkop House Team

Reviewed 5 May 2018

This was our second stay at this wonderful boutique hotel and we can’t wait to come back! Mark & Adele are wonderful hosts and Liesl and Rico are amazing and really look after you. They are on hand to recommend places to visit and where...More

1  Thank Karen D
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 8 May 2018

Dear Karen Thank you for the wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us, a second time too! The restaurants you went to were good choices and glad you had a chance to visit just a few of the good eating...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

During our South Africa trip we had the pleasure to stay 4 nights at Kanonkop House and it was a wonderful stay. The view from the guest house is magical - from sun rise to sun down. Mark and Liesl gave us great tips, booked...More

Thank ekch
Response from Kanonkop88, Manager at Kanonkop Guest HouseResponded 2 May 2018

Dear ekch Many thanks for the wonderful review. We are pleased you had a magical time with us and that you enjoyed the tips and restaurant bookings. This makes your holiday easy as we do it for you :) Zandi is amazing with her massages...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$198 - US$640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#3 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$198 - US$640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Knysna
#2 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#3 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (239)
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Pool & Beach (8)
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Ayanda M
3 February 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Good Morning Many thanks for your enquiry. I regret we are struggling with your dates. I have a stunning 5 bedroom Villa with incredible views that would be perfect, however it is only available from the 20th onwards. The... More
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pbumpers
26 January 2017|
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Response from Kanonkop88 | Property representative |
Dear PBumbers Many thanks for your enquiry. We have 4 stunning suites overlooking the forest canopy, lagoon and all the way out to the famous Heads in the distance. They are Paradise, Sunbird, Forest and the penthouse... More
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"The view is wonderful - so worth the extra money"
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"All rooms are amazing!!"
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"Just be careful - there is no AC (wasn't a problem at all for us, the weather was lovely)!"
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"Selwyn Suite"
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