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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Pros: nice accommodation with beautiful views across the lagoon. Cons: the owner lives in room next door and her office overlooks the terrace where you relax or sunbathe. As such their is little privacy. A car is essential. We've stayed in four guest houses during our holiday on a bed and breakfast basis. The breakfast at Isola Bella was by...

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SAMarisa, Owner at Isola Bella, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please note that I make it very clear on my website that I serve a light, self-help breakfast. We do try our best to make your stay as happy as possible. All the very best!

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Nice house, incredible staff, beautiful place. It is so possible to come back to Knysna and Isola Bella, when I and my wife come back to South Africa and explore more places in the Garden Route. Thanks

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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Isolla Bella is located in the most beautiful place! The house in just gorgeous! With the most amazing view! There are 3 rooms available so there is never the risk of staying in an overcrowded place. We had the chance to take a look at all the 3 rooms, they are all super well decorated with great taste! The common...

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SAMarisa, Owner at Isola Bella, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Isola Bella and I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. I have taken note of your suggestion re the wifi. Looking forward to your return visit! Warm regards, Marisa.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 22 October 2016

So pleased we stayed on Leisure Isle it was so peaceful but very accessible the town.A really beautiful setting to have breakfast overlooking the heads,lagoon and sea quite amazing.marisa your host gave us great tips of where to visit and eat

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SAMarisa, Owner at Isola Bella, responded to this review

I loved having you in my guest house....people like yourselves are a pleasure to host.

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Amazing place to stay, with a fantastic owner :-). the views are unbelievable and it is the perfect place to stay to explore the rest of the area. Highly recommended for a wonderful stay in an amazing place.

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SAMarisa, Owner at Isola Bella, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Isola Bella. I always enjoy the two of you. Also loved the email re the elephants.....you truly love South Africa!

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We loved our stay at Isola Bella. Marisa, you are a wonderful host and in all the years we have been to Knysna for the cycle race, your place is by far our favourite stay. Everything was top class and there was nothing lacking from plush bedding, under floor heating,heated towel rails to a wonderfully hot shower. The scenery is...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had such a phenomenal time staying at Isola Bella. Marisa was the most accommodating and kind host. She had wonderful recommendations and always had a smile on her face. Such a lovely person to speak to! The place was immaculate and it was so quite and calm with incredible views! Everyone was so friendly on the island as well...

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SAMarisa, Owner at Isola Bella, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kristen....so divine to host you.....makes it all worthwhile! See you soon!

Port Alfred
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The stay was great, the establishment and staff excellent and the position is stunning. I can recommend this establishment very highly and will definitely stay here again when in Knysna. If you are a golfer and want a game chat to Marisa as well.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Lovely Location. No Room with a view. Room should have a fridge, which was for all guests on the First floor. Breakfast just Self -Service, even Koffee-Making or boiling an egg. Have had higher Expectations. Owner and stuff very friendly.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Wonderful views, good room, able to eat outside. A more personal experience like living in someone's house. Marissa very friendly, the house has a real Italian style, our room although not large had windows on three sides making for a very light and airy room

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Isola Bella

Address: 21 Hart Road | Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM356 - RM809 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Isola Bella 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Unit that looks out to the Knysna lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles JohnMelville, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I don't think you would be disappointed in any room here.”
 of 5 bubbles Gilly3464, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the first floor for B & B.”
 of 5 bubbles jillb539, 9 Oct 2015 | Read review
“facing the Heads”
 of 5 bubbles Sonja_L2014, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We loved the Fontana Suite, which is the only room to face onto the sheltered, sunny courtyard but the upstairs rooms have stunning views of the lagoon and Knysna heads.”
 of 5 bubbles donyalem, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
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