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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend 2 days to discover Knysna. Property was quiet and simple, a bit old fashion. We rent bicycle which need to be change as there are in poor condition. That was according description, a place to stay few day at this period of year

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First_Resorts, Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for your recent review of Knysna River Club . We are delighted that you noticed the tranquillity and simplicity of our beautiful resort. We appreciate you bringing to our attention the fact that the bicycles need servicing, this is being attended to as we speak. We are also in the process of discussing...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The cottage as well as the entire resort was extremely clean. The chalet has a lovely layout and the kitchen is well equipped. We loved the pantry! The staff are friendly and helpful. Best suited to a family holiday! The restaurant on site serves a scrumptuous breakfast!

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Portial Amos Thank you very much for the wonderful review. Your kind words will be relayed to all the staff and the Restaurant owners as well!!! We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kindest Regards Eben Swart Resort Manager Knysna River Club

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Was driving back from port elizabeth and needed somewhere to spend the night. Phoned all around knysna and most places had no rooms. Eventually got a room at the club. Saw great reviews online and was rated 4 star. The accomodation was a standard self catering unit with barbeque supplies outside. Well finished with features suiting people staying for longer...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Direshan P Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor, this will be distributed to all our staff and we hope to welcome you back in the near future for a longer stay Kindest Regards Eben Swart Resort Manager

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived following long journey from Western Cape. Previous accommodation had all been very good and of a standard we expected. We arrived here to be directed to what can only described as a 'sauna'. Supposed to be a log cabin but was actually a small pine clad shed. 1 bedroom was OK ,the second bedroom was dark and dingy and...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Liz T I have established that you were in the same party as Cyber Tourist so would like to share my response to them as you noted the same concerns. Thank you for your recent review on Knysna River Club, thank you also for bringing to our attention the concerns you have. At Knysna River Club, we have an...

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed toward the end of a fortnight in South Africa. After very good accommodation at other venues, this brought us right down to earth! The chalets are pretty basic and (based on the two we saw) in need of considerable updating, which should at least include air-conditioning and a hair drier, just for a start. What was inexcusable was...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Cyber Tourist Thank you for your recent review on Knysna River Club, thank you also for bringing to our attention the concerns you have. At Knysna River Club, we have an ongoing upgrading process and would like to do Air-conditioning in all chalets, we will bring this request to the attention of our board in the next board meeting....

Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night and it was wonderful we now regret not having stayed a bit longer . The chalets are all wood and seem well maintained each one has a Weber bar b so you can have your own braai.

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Itguy_792 Thank you for the kind review, it is always heart-warming to get reviews like yours!!!! We hope to welcome you back very soon!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart Resort Manager Knysna River Club

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Centrally located resort stretching from the N2 down to the Knysna lagoon Log cabin units are attractive, spacious and comfortable Everything one needs is supplued in the units Try to book units 1 to 4 which are at the lagoon edge On site restuarant a little disappointing as it seems to be closed more than open but Knysna has many...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Nadine Thank you for your lovely review on Trip Advisor!!! It is always great to receive reviews like this!!! The Restaurant on the premises is privately owned, I have relayed your review to them and they assured me that the Closed Sunday in question was a first and a last for them. There has always been a charge for...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This resort has so much to offer for young kids. I was disappointed though with the lack of service. When we arrived, we were given the keys & directed to the chalet, however when we got to the chalet it wasn't ready yet. The cleaner had just arrived to clean it & it was well passed "checking in" time. The...

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First_Resorts, General Manager at Knysna River Club, responded to this review

Dear Cindy Thank you for your review. Thank you, too, for bringing your concerns to our attention. Firstly please accept my sincerest apology for the inconvenience of waiting for your unit to be cleaned. With your check in date on the 02.01.2017, we were a little short staffed as it was the day after new year’s day and 2 of...

Benoni, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Excellent position and wondeful chalets. Our stay was comfortable ane enjoyable. Will definately go back. Book two rooms as a family for excellent space. Breakfast at the restaurant was great. Rooms are spacious and clean

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Dear Cherryl Thank you for the wonderful review, your review will also be relayed to the restaurant. We hope to welcome you back to Knysna River Club very soon!!!! Kindest Regards Eben Swart

Pretoria
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Advertising a little misleading, due to the property being a narrow strip moving longitudinally up from the lagoon only a couple of the units in the front row or two have a lagoon view, the view for the balance is basically looking into other cabins surrounding you and are very uncomfortably close, a few meters in some instances , if...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the water's edge of the Knysna Lagoon, Knysna River Club is a private enclave of charming, luxury self-catering log chalets in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route coast. Surrounded by shady trees and well-tended gardens, the resort offers security, privacy and comfort for guests looking to unwind, and is the ideal venue from which to explore the quaint lagoon-side town of Knysna. Whether you want an active holiday or the chance to relax in the tranquil surrounds, we offer you a value for money accommodation, in a convenient location close to all amenities, the warm hospitality of our friendly staff, the comfort of our upgraded chalets and the opportunity to experience an unforgettable holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna River Club

Address: Sun Valley Drive | Costa Sarda, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 4,885 - ₹ 9,901 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna River Club 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for second floor unit closer to lagoon. Better views and less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles gehanv, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“you can choose to have a room on the lagoon front - or a garden room surrounded by lovely trees yet not in the total shade.”
 of 5 bubbles 121jennys, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“chalets near the estuary offer lovely views at sunset”
 of 5 bubbles POPSSouthAfrica, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“One of three facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles 547JaneR547, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“No 8 House was great really inside the nature”
 of 5 bubbles evangelosk188, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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