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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awful experience!! We arrived to find the entrance security gate locked and unmanned. The number on the gate to call did not work. No staff on hand to help! Waited an hour with 2 toddlers in the car who were screaming by this stage. Went to ask for help from the neighbouring estate who managed to get hold of the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Spacious, clean and 5 star. Very child friendly and central to all the kids activities. Restuarant was not great but lots of other restaurants in the surrounding areas plus it's self catering. Highly recommended. Will definitely be back.

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Thank jaishalpatel
Valsad, India
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Excellent Place.. large Rooms with ample aminities.. Ready Kitchen for making anything from owen.. all thins in kitchen for 6 pax. Plate, soucer, spoor and evrything yu need for lunch or dinner is inside room itself. Best part is very big rooms apx 800 sq foot for 2 rooms one is seating room and another is bedroom.. musst visit if...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since I have written a review and finally I had the opportunity to stay at Lake Pleasant Living, our gracious host for the Mr Gay Mardi Gras 2016 finalists. I have not been to Knysna and Lake Pleasant in more than 10 years, so did not quite know what to expect. Pleasantly surprised is an understatement!...

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Thank LouGM76
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This was a lovely hotel in a beautiful location on the lakeside. The rooms were extremely good. We were given a free upgrade to a self-catering suite, which was enormous and very well equipped. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good, though not outstanding.

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Thank Trevor W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Beautiful place and worth staying for a couple of nights. Good location and food was really nice and economically priced. Not far from Knysna and Plat. Definitely go back when go back to SA. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Free Wifi.

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Freddiedupreez, General Manager at Lake Pleasant Living, responded to this review

Dear yali_773193 It is so nice to hear positive reviews and we are really pleased that you've enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the feedback. We are looking forward to welcome you back to our little piece of heaven. kind regards

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The largest suites we have ever stayed in, two bathrooms, Large comfortable queen size beds, two LED TV's two sitting areas inside, dining table and kitchen with cooker, microwave, Fridge and dishwasher. Outside a terrace with table and chairs and two sun loungers. Very helpful staff and pleasant grounds right on the lake. We dined in the restaurant both nights...

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Freddiedupreez, General Manager at Lake Pleasant Living, responded to this review

Dear Bigbruv4 Thank you for the positive review. It was really a pleasure having you as our guests. i do appologise about the WIFI being slow - we've sorted out the problem in the mean time. I trust that we will see you and your again real soon... kind regards

Sunset Beach, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Lake Pleasant Living will be all booked out for when I want to come back! sssshhhhh, I will prefer to just be quiet about this secret spot in the beautiful garden route close to all major attractions...

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Freddiedupreez, General Manager at Lake Pleasant Living, responded to this review

Dear Juanita I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us- one certainly sometimes want to keep this place all to one self :-) ... the nice thing is that even when we are busy there is still more than enough peace and quiet surrounding you to have a completely relaxing time. thak you for the positive review. Kind...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 25 March 2016

we were 8 adults of 3 family...all are villa and having 2 bed rooms in each villa....just near to lake and highway....knysna...wonderful place to stay and the hotel is too beautiful..one can have enjoy holiday there only without going any where and take rest. food at breakfast is good on our request they prepared for us indian breakfast for 2...

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Freddiedupreez, General Manager at Lake Pleasant Living, responded to this review

Dear RamadaAmritsar It was a pleasure to your family at Lake Pleasant Living as our guests. Thank you for the positive review. Keep Well.

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

The staff were fantastic from the Porter to the reception and management. They really interact with you at all levels. Management is hands on at all times. Staff were always very friendly and accommodating. The location is really beautiful and serene. The only disappointing part was that they had no Espresso machine.Only filter coffee. The hotel needs to improve the...

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Freddiedupreez, General Manager at Lake Pleasant Living, responded to this review

Dear Andrew Thank you for choosing Lake Pleasant Living for your holiday and also for the positive feedback. we are in the process of ensuring you a better cup of coffee and we are also planning a new exciting menu. keep well and give our regards to the family.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Garden Route, a panoramic region idyllically placed between the Indian Ocean & the Outeniqua & Tsitsikamma mountains, is home to Lake Pleasant Living Exclusive Self-Catering Holiday Suites in the Knysna district. This charming property, built on the edge of one of the few natural freshwater lakes in the southern hemisphere, is a serene retreat set in the picturesque Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve. Welcome to Lake Pleasant Living where the discerning traveller will find superb facilities in tranquil surrounds. Enjoy Lake Pleasant as a holiday destination to stay or a lifestyle investment to buy. More than a hotel room, our spacious suites & villas are equipped with all the modern conveniences. Experience 'lifestyle living' & not merely just a room to overnight." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Pleasant Living

Address: Groenvlei Road | Between Knysna and Sedgefield, Sedgefield, Knysna 6573, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Sedgefield
Price Range: RM440 - RM631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lake Pleasant Living 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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“lake side rooms are best with direct garden balcony”
 of 5 bubbles VKalpit, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles RamadaAmritsar, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a garden room”
 of 5 bubbles McGMCKTAB, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had a 2 bedroom villa but there is a choice of apartments as well”
 of 5 bubbles Join8, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Suite 8 or similar”
 of 5 bubbles mikew316, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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