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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 August 2016

great service and super neat inside and out..little "forest" gem in town with great amenities ... hosts very friendly and helpful including offering of breakfast if required beyond normal breakfast times

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A most enjoyable stay. Extremely friendly hosts. Most comfortable rooms covering all necessary needs. Wholesome breakfast and great coffee. Lovely setting, loved the birds visiting. Will definitely return.

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Boston, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights. An absolute gem. Friendly reception by Rensia and Peter. The rooms are quality from top to bottom and I especially appreciated the underfloor heating. The establishment is so well kept. Good luck with your renovation project and I will see you again. Thank you Peter, Rensia and staff.

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Pumula01, Owner at Pumula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Trudy Thank you for taking the time to review Pumula Lodge and also for Avbob's valued support. Happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are very excited about Pumula Lodge's 2017 renovations which will hopefully offer our guests a wonderful experience. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Pumula Lodge staff More 

Bilene, Mozambique
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

What a gem! Very comfortable beds and linen with under floor heating. Patios over looking spectacular gardens. Perfectly located safe, quiet area close to the Kysna heads. Thank you Rensia and team, your hospitality is world class. We will be back soon.

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Pumula01, Owner at Pumula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Rory Thank you for taking the time to review Pumula Lodge on Trip-Advisor. Your interest and kind comments are highly appreciated by ourselves and my excellent staff. We are happy to hear that you and your family had an enjoyable stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back either before or after our 2017 renovations. Take care... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The reception on arrival made me feel right at home. The room & grounds are beautiful. The only suggestion I would have is to really consider having some kind of DSTV bouquet available. The channels available was poor and very limited.

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Pumula01, Owner at Pumula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review Pumula Lodge on Trip-Advisor. Your interest and comments are highly appreciated. We are fully aware of the DSTV channels receiption and plan on having this problem sorted out while doing Pumula Lodge's 2017 renovations. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I was very lucky to start my trip in Western Cape at this lovely place. Not only the garden and location are splendid, also Pieter and Rensia Ellis are extraordinary welcoming. They made me feel at home at once and they helped me in every way! My first evening they invited me for a glass of wine. Pieter helped me... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We had an amazing break, thank you very much for the great hospitality! The rooms are great, each with it's own private balcony. 1 Suggestion would be a separate DSTV channel? It was a bit frustrating to watch when it was paused and changed the whole time. Otherwise, perfect! :)

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Pumula01, Manager at Pumula Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Elrese Thank you for taking the time to review Pumula Lodge on Trip-Advisor. Your interest and comments are highly appreciated. We apologize about the DS TV and hope to offer it to all our guests rooms after the 2017 renovations. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Excellent facilities with secure parking. Accommodation more than adequate and very comfortable with extra touches and attention to detail. Hosts exceptionally hospitable and helpful in a glorious setting with abundant bird life.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The service at Pumula Lodge was top notch; the accommodation is very clean and comfortable; the garden view is beautiful and it is conveniently located. As soon as you arrive Rensia makes you feel welcome and comfortable and provides you with tons of information regarding what is happening in and around Knysna; including what you can do & where you... More 

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Cape Town
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Beautiful location, garden and layout of property. Its great that all rooms have garden views and that there is a small communal kitchen although it's a b&b. Love the privacy and will definitely stay there again. More variety could be added to the breakfast menu though.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled between the town of Knysna and the famous Knysna Heads, lies Pumula Lodge - "the place of rest". The lodge, with its tranquil, parkland setting where nature lovers can enjoy the abundant bird life supported by the beautiful gardens. Over 100 species have been identified.Private entrances to en-suite bedrooms each with a patio overlooking the gardens and swimming pool. "Tree-top" breakfasts, secure undercover parking and communal kitchenette with microwave. Large covered barbecue facility. Close to golf courses, bird sanctuary and restaurants. Regret no children under 10. Master and Visa Credit cards. Non-smoking lodge.Wi-Fi. TGCSA - 3 Star B&B. Accredited with Knysna Tourism. Birder and Eco-Friendly Establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pumula Lodge

Address: 7 Lindsay Street | Hunter's Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 4,227 - ₹ 5,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pumula Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“They are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles johhew, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Room 5 is a great room because it has a bath as well as a shower and it has windows on the side, in addition to the front and the rear. The double bed is a little soft so we did not have a great night's sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles brucep379, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are excellent with the same view more or less.”
 of 5 bubbles RezadC, 29 Oct 2012 | Read review
“All perfect rooms overlooking garden”
 of 5 bubbles akashp996, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
“Room 1 was great!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Mari_E156, 22 Jul 2012 | Read review
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