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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very welcoming and comfortable place to stay, only a short drive (or very pleasant 40 minute walk) to the smart and lively town of Knysna. The lodge is only just off the main route, but you'd never know - it is very quiet and peaceful. It is set in its own gardens from which you can walk onto the...

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Romsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked in for 3 nights and absolutely delighted with the accommodation and friendly greeting. Our room commanded and excellent view across the lagoon and the hotel grounds with the visiting Egyptian Geese Ibis and Guinea Fowl even spotted a large Tortoise one day. Marion and Gavin were superb hosts, Gavin's breakfasts were superb and Marion gave us lots...

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Costa Esuri, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were warmly welcomed by Marion, who showed us around the guesthouse. Our room was large and luxurious with a spacious balcony overlooking the gardens and lagoon. Detailed suggestions of how to make the best of our visit were followed up and most enjoyed. Prior to this we stayed at the 5 star St. James Hotel adjacent to...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marion and Gavin make you so welcome and they are very helpful in every way. Gavin makes the best breakfast in South Africa and Marion goes out of her way to ensure you don't miss out on anything. The accomodation is ideal and very comfortable.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful guest house overlooking the lagoon. Marion and her husband were very welcoming and immediately you felt at home. We had the first floor room in the at the centre property and you could sit there and watch the numerous types of birds in the trees; often guinea fowl and ibis would walk across the front lawn. Lovely large and...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hosts are so nice, helpful and just sweet ;) Location and accommodation are great, wonderful place in the relaxing surrounding. Breakfast is made with love and overall highly recommenable...we will return for the third time ;)

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Cotswolds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed here and it has become home from home. Marion does everything within her power to ensure everyone is looked after and has everything they need and she is warm and hospitable and ever willing. 2 gorgeous cats, an energetic dog who is kept well out of the way of guests and a...

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Waterfront for 3 nights with my partner and were fortunate enough to be given a delux room, although the lodge is stunning and I think all rooms would be beautiful. Views over the lagoon, the pool, the delicious breakfast and very helpful hosts who went out of their way to make sure everything you could wish for...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The waterfront lodge has been very tastefully decorated with lots of little touches and a very nice garden and pool.the room was very clean and the owners couldn't do enough for us.breakfast was excellent and they specially went and purchased soya milk for me. The area was lovely.amazing views ...

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Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Absolutely loved our four nights at The Waterfront. Marion and Gavin were super hosts, going above and beyond what we would normally expect. Tasteful decor throughout. Our room was very large and comfortable with a wraparound balcony giving lovely views to the lagoon and the beautiful garden. Enjoyed watching the guinea fowl and ibis in the garden. Breakfasts were delicious,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Waterfront Lodge

Address: The Point Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM245 - RM602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“2nd floor over looking lagoon (probably dearer) though all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Realistmjp, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the large central balcony - think it's room 3. Quiet location with pleasant views.”
 of 5 bubbles avdo53, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We would have preferred an upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles 46Stephen, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think all rooms are facing the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisV2461PG, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We love the honeymoon suite”
 of 5 bubbles Benoni4, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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