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Blackwaters River Lodge

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#5 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Peacefull and quite. Best place to relax with beautifull surroundings.Paul,Elmay and Winnet and all the other staff members are just fantastic.When you stay at the lodge there is plenty to do or you can simply read a book next to the pool and with the lovely restaurant on the premises you do not need to drive anywhere except if you...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

So happy we got to stay here. Arrived early and offered to use the pool, lounge or machie course facilities whilst our room was being finished. Later in the day we went for a drive into Buffels Bay and walk on the beach, highly recommended. The owners are charming and we wish them the best as they went out of...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tranquil, beautiful view and comfortable.No private entrance or private deck on River suites. I didn't like having people pass my room nor did I feel comfortable passing theirs. I feel that the space and privacy does not reflect the price paid so in that regard it is not 100 % value.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few days over New Year at this little slice of paradise. We were a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers, stayed in a garden view room. We were greeted by friendly staff on arrival after a long drive. Drinks were offered, which is always a nice touch. We loved the location, set amongst lush vegetation along...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place with great accommodation. rooms are well kept and neat. Nice and quite and away from the holiday crowds. Birding very good. Staff very professional, friendly and helpful. Certainly will be back.

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Leicester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived our experience was so good. The welcome and info from reception (Winnet - who is very helpful and friendly) was excellent and set the scene. Room great and lots of small things that made you think that you are a valued guest...not just someone paying a bill. Nice pool. Lovely views over the river. Restaurant...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have the best prices on canoeing and golf.. went there for an afternoon for the 3 of us it was under r600 and we rented golf equipment and a canoe, paddles and some safety vests.. friendly staff too.. i really had a blast at this place..

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully located resort in knysna...my family and I sadly stayed 2 nights only. Ideal venue to relax a little away from the bustle of the central district. Simple things like a lounge with board games and music dvds added to the charm

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lodge is in beautiful surroundings. Staff are excellent. Food was excellent. Spa treatment was lovely. Can say nothing wrong about lodge. The only thing is the tv in room is too small. No aircon. Overall a lovely stay.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge is very well maintained and located next to a beautiful river. There is a golf which we didn't use, but we surely did a bit of kayaking in the river, that was just beautiful. After that we had a massage in the spa which was just amazing. The room was like a small flat, with its own kitchen,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in Knysna's Goukamma valley surrounded by indigenous forests you'll find the luxurious Blackwaters River Lodge. Here you can wake to the call of the fish eagle, relax in beautiful gardens, go canoeing on the river, play a round of golf on our mashie golf course, laze around the pool or just enjoy the peace and tranquility from your verandah. Enjoy a picnic on the banks of the river or freshly prepared meals from our wood fired oven in our Earth and Fire Restaurant. In addition you are only 3min away from Buffelsbaai Beach and 10min from the bustling town of Knysna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackwaters River Lodge

Address: Just off N2, Opposite Buffels Bay turn-off | Goukamma Valley, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 4,982 - ₹ 8,462 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blackwaters River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Knysna
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“View of the river is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Kathron, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely view of the garden/mountain. The rooms at the top of the lodge have views of the pool”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“cottages and lodge are available”
 of 5 bubbles churchinbensg1946, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The executive rooms have a lovely view over the river and is bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles U9607JLsandraw, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the main house and we loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles ShelleyViljoen, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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