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Knysna Lakeside Accommodation Reviews

88 Main Street, Knysna, South Africa

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19 Total Reviews
  • 40%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 40%Atmosphere
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 40%Facilities

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We did not stay at Lakeside, they were fully booked and our reservation through Hostel World was forwarded to a very close place, Paradise Heads (aparentely better than Lakeside). Good place, clean room and hot shower, but weak in your atmosphere and they also recommend you have breakfast in other places. Despite that, is a good place to really rest after a day of activities in Knysna.

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Thank you very much for the feedback, we regret the situation that we were unable to accommodate you on the day, please be so kind and give a chance next time to make up for our mistake. We are glad you at least had a good rest. Best regards, Andre.


face the lake, has a very beautiful view from the room. when i got there it was saturday, there's no one in the reception which is locked. the staff left a note on the wall and my key in to mailbox. i booked 2 nights, but i left the day i arrived even my deposit couldn't be returned. the most disappointed lodge during my whole vacation.

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We regret this situation that we were not at the premises during the arrival, as although according to our information on the Web site which that states that our reception opens at 14:00, we are normally present throughout the day. The accommodation was available and open so we do not know why the guest decided to go to Plettenberg Bay instead of staying in Knysna.

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