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Waterfront Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We stayed here for three nights, moving rooms after the first night (Internet booking quirk - outside of our control). It is a spacious, comfortable location on Knysna Lagoon, with airy rooms, comfortable beds and lovely views. Hosts Marion and Gavin are eager to please and do go to great lengths to make your stay a good one (Marion memorably...

Thank Foodiehag
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This is a very stylish B&B a few kilometres out of Knysna. It is situated in a great location overlooking the wetlands and you can sometimes see birds (cranes etc) feeding in the long grass. The room (we had room 2) was very stylish, quiet and comfortable and very new looking. The room (and indeed the whole house) was spotless....

Thank AlexMaz
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We stumbled across this wonderful B&B, and are so happy we did. The hosts, Marion and Gavin, are so helpful - the breakfast was superb, the rooms were huge, spotlessly clean and bright, and most have a view of the lake. We chose to stay an extra night becuase it was so lovely there. If you are looking for nightime...

Thank MummySally2014
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I had a very comfortable and relaxing stay at the Waterfront Lodge. I booked the honeymoon suite and it had a balcony with a fantastic view, amazing jacuzzi and comfy bed. Marion was a very warm host and I was particularly impressed with her professionalism and integrity as a manager and host when I had experienced the complete opposite during...

Thank Viator_ZA
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Welcomed very warmly by Marion, lovely room with great view. Delicious breakfast with superb variety. Will definitely be back for a longer stay. Pool, sauna, look out deck. Very peaceful and comfortable

Thank Pamela H
Chelmsford Essex UK
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Overnight stay wish we had a week perfect location bird life was amazing would like to stay there again great place to stop off on the garden route well stocked honesty bar we set off early so did,not have breakfast but sure it would have been great really nice couple

1Thank LesChelmsfordEssexUK
Sir Lowry's Pass, South Africa
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed at the Waterfront Lodge to visit the Simola Hillclimb. What a stunning place. Situated next to the Lagoon, with great communal amenities, a stunning pool and a cosy honesty bar, we were in paradise. Tastefully decorated, big bedrooms, a caring Marion looking after all our needs and master chef Gavin, whose tasty breakfasts we will not forget. Gavin...

Thank paulvet
Reviewed 14 April 2015

A fantastic stay and well looked after. Marion fusses after you just like your Auntie and Gavin is a wealth of local knowledge and cooks a mean breakfast. If you like birding there are sunbirds at the feeders in the garden and many others including pied kingfishers in the lagoon at the back. A great base for seeing this wonderful...

1Thank davidwnorth
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Every thing we read about this Bed and Breakfast on Trip Advisor was true, the breakfast was a delight, our room was excellent, very clean, spacious and well appointed and the owner was particularly welcoming and helpful in every way. From our bedroom we overlooked an estuary which almost reached the landscaped back garden, a number of the native birds...

Thank stephensue2015
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Everything about this visit was fantastic. We were upgraded free of charge to a lagoon-facing room, had a superb breakfast and had wonderful conversations with the owners. We took advantage of a free shuttle service between the lodge and a waterfront restaurant called Sirocco where we had a delicious ostrich steak. The breakfast at the lodge was made to order...

Thank Shoneth L

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM248 - RM624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“lakeside best”
 of 5 bubbles CassWoking, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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