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    The Rex Hotel

    8 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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    Traveller (194)
    Room & Suite (79)
    Dining (14)
    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good35%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “rose cafe” (15 reviews)
    “two blocks” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 328 reviews

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    As always my stay at the Rex was excellent, meeting expectation in both service and room. The Rex is perfectly centered in the heart of Knysna, making it perfect as a base to see clients, go out for an easy meal etc. I would definitely...More

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    1  Thank stevenbM474XE
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Dear StevenbM474XE, The Rex Hotel team would like to thank you for choosing us as your preferred accommodation supplier. Many thanks for your feedback as we value all comments received. We thank you for your recommendations and look forward to welcoming you "home" again. Kind...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2017

    I've stayed in hundreds — probably thousands — of hotels all over the world, but I've never encountered this before. This place has large windows of frosted glass, two metres high by a metre wide, between each unit and the corridor. The corridor is brightly...More

    Thank GrahamWM
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded 10 August 2017

    Dear GrahamWM, Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. My sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused during your stay. I will most certainly forward your comments onto the owners for consideration as we would like our guests to have a peaceful and...More

    Reviewed 2 August 2017

    We had a lovely stay in the Rex Hotel for 3 nights driving the garden route with our two teenage daughters. We had booked a 2 bedroom apartment which was perfect for our family. The living room/kitchenette was spacious and well decorated. The bedrooms were...More

    Thank Roger B
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded 3 August 2017

    Dear Roger B, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We value your feedback. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location. We thank you in advance for your recommendations and...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    A very pristine hotel with friendly and accommodating staff. The location is in walking distance of the Waterfront and main street, with plenty of options for eateries. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for accommodation in Knysna.

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    Thank 913esther2017
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded 24 July 2017

    Dear 913esther2017, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Rex Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the location. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards, Masuda

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    Lovely location and very clean. Rooms spacious and comfortable, we travelled as family of 4 and had 2 large bedrooms and living/dining area. Just a couple minutes walk to restaurants around harbour area.More

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    Thank 344AngelaM
    Response from Masuda M, General Manager at The Rex HotelResponded 4 July 2017

    Dear Guest, The Rex Hotel team would like to thank you for staying with us as well as taking the time to post a review. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$ 104 - US$ 323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • #4 Business Hotel in Knysna
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
    • #17 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    thuens101
    3 January 2015|
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    Response from Masuda M | Property representative |
    Dear Mr Theuns, Unfortunately we are fully booked 6-8 Jan'15 - however we do have a two bedroom apartment 8-10 Jan'15. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you wish to make a booking, or should you require any... More
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    "No check not next to building works."
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    "Half the hotel is facing a construction site, ensure to specify you do not want this when booking"
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    "Ask in advance for a quiet room"
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    "Try a superior room - standard rooms do not have showers"
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