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Winddhoek
Reviewed 25 October 2013

My husband and I have recently enjoyed our honeymoon in Knysna and were so pleasantly surprized by Hide Away Guest House. Here are two wonderful people who take your trip and interests at heart and really make it as comfortable as possible for you! We absolutely will stay there again and will recommend it to everybody that's going to visit...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Cor and Celeste We are pleased to see that you have returned home safely to Windhoek. There are many establishments here in Knysna and visitors to the town are spoilt for choice - so thank you for making the decision to stay with us. We love giving our guests advice on how best to spend their time in the...

Kenton on Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 4 October 2013

Our experience at the Hyde Away Guest house was excellent. We enjoyed the friendly and helpful company of Colleen and the wonderful comfort and style of the historic furnishings and building. The rooms are excellent, comfortable and spacious. The living room and other common areas are a great feature of this guest house. They are available for reading, talking and...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Good morning Hendrik Thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay at Hide-Away Guest House. We love the characteristics of our home and take great pleasure when our guests have the same feelings. We are currently in the process of tracing the history of owners of the house and will put this on...

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Beautiful Guest House, Wonderful location, great views of the lagoon, excellent hospitality and breakfasts - loved our 2 nights in Knysna. Cecil and Colleen were wonderful hosts. Thank you very much!!

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Dan & Penny Thank you so much for the review of your stay with us at Hide-Away Guest House. It was great chatting to you about your plans for the future and we hope to see you back on the Garden Route in the not too distant future. Keep healthy and well. Kind regards Cecil & Colleen

Reviewed 28 September 2013

We were there for 3 nights and had chosen the superior room with lagoon view. The room was very nice, clean with an awesome view. Breakfast was brought to the veranda outside our room and was delicious. The owner welcomed us and was very friendly + helpful. She recommended activities, places to visit and had all the brochures/info. We would...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mohamedsuhel & Tahera It was indeed a pleasure meeting you both. Thank you for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us. It was super that you were able to enjoy breakfast on the verandah and the weather played its part. We enjoy providing our guests with all the local knowledge and giving recommendations on...

Durbanville, South Africa
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Ours was an upstairs room with a lovely view of the Knysna lagoon. Very comfortable and well appointed.Breakfasts were wonderful! If you are unfit, choose a downstairs room but then you will forgo the beautiful view

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Arthur & Heather Thank you for your short but great review. After your long walk into town and back we thought the drive-way was the killer! We look forward to welcoming you back to Hide-Away Guest House in the not too distant future. Kind regards. Cecil & Colleen

Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Hide Away truly lived up to our expectations. Beautiful spacious rooms. All the luxuries one could need and want. Truly a good first stop for our honeymoon. Stunning views of the heads meant we slept with curtains open! The owners were really friendly and prepared. The breakfasts were great as well

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Francois & Stephanie You are probably back home in Gauteng and getting used to married life! Thank you so much for the great review. We love having our guests leave us with a great feeling about having stayed with us. One of the main reasons that we are in this business is that we meet so many wonderful people...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2013

I was looking for time out & I landed up in the best guest house I've ever stayed in. Not only is the location fantastic, but Cecil & Colleen know how to treat their guests. From restaurant recommendations, to activities to fill ones days, they cover it all. Five star service, rooms and facilities. Top points from a tough critic...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Tsitsi As you have just started your new job we know that you must be extremely busy and the fact that you have taken the time to do this review is appreciated that much more! It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us at Hide-Away Guest House and the fact that you enjoyed all the activities -...

Capetown
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We loved staying at Hide Away Guest House. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful and recommended places to explore. The rooms are beautiful, the breakfast superb, it is central. Highly recommended.

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mimi With your busy schedule we sincerely thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Hide-Away Guest House. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and your son Reghardt and we hope to see you back in Knysna in the not too distant future. Kind regards. Cecil & Colleen

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Found the Hide Away very well run and we enjoyed a good overnioght stay. Ideal for our overnight stay enroute on the garden route. It was well run by a very friendly couple and all six of us give it full marks.

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Clive Thank you for the short but good review on your stay with us at Hide-Away Guest House. We recall that we were the first B&B you and your party had stayed in here in South Africa! We hope that you will choose to stay with us again when next you are in South Africa visiting your various family...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We loved staying at Hide Away Guest House. It is in the perfect location for exploring both Knysna and surrounding areas. The room itself was big, comfortable and always very clean. The owners of the guesthouse were very friendly, knowledgeable and always helpful with any enquiries we had. We would definitely stay here again and have already recommended the place...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Urszula We are pleased that you have returned safely to the UK and are probably back at work already but we hope you have not forgotten your visit to SA. We are quite sure that the family reunion was a special one. Thank you so much for your review of Hide-Away Guest House. We truly value the time our...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hide-Away Guest House, a 4 Star TGCSA graded B&B, located on the Main Road into Knysna with excellent lagoon views and within walking distance of town. 7 well appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view cater for most budgets. Free wireless internet, air conditioning in all rooms and gym facility. Seasonal rates apply.Make Hide-Away Guest House your home-away-from-home on the Garden Route as you explore the area. Easy driving distances to Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hide Away Guest House

Address: 2 Keerom Street | PO Box 2600, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM275 - RM510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hide Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Upstairs if you want a view”
 of 5 bubbles MikaelR810, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with views overlooking the Lagoon you will not be disapponted.”
 of 5 bubbles alisonc70, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 1 which was a good size and great views of the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles Ali24566, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Main floor Executive room was spacious, easily accessible and with a lagoon view.”
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“First floor over looking the lagoon.”
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