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Fourways, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's not to love? truly a lovely place to stay. Knysna is stunning! it is one of the more expensive stops along the garden route but you'll understand why when you there. My wife and I really loved the very large rrom we stayed in and would highly recommend Hide Away for couples looking for a spacious room that's super...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Clint Good to hear from you again! We hope you enjoyed the wedding you were attending after leaving us. Thank you for taking the time out to do the review on your stay with us - it is most appreciated. We know that these days, time is precious but good reviews certainly assist us in attracting new business...

bath
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Corrine and Cecil were our hosts for our one day stay in Knysna. Being welcomed in person by Corrine was a delight and once we were shown our room she sat with us and learned about our needs and wants whilst in the area. She informed us of many things to do and places to visit of which we did...

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Bill & Val Thank you for the great review! It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and have you return for another night before heading to Bredasdorp to meet up with your friends. We hope you have had a taste of the beautiful area we live in and that you will return in the not too distant future and...

Aars, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed for three days and would have liked to stay longer, but our schedule didn't allow us to do so. Very helpful, friendly and hospitable hosts, alway ready to help. And then the breakfast, it was super!!

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KnysnaHideaway, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello there Great to hear from you again and thank you for the short review on your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. It was indeed a pleasure having you with us and we certainly hope that you are planning a return trip to our beautiful country and will again include a stop with us here in Knysna....

Inverkip, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very warm welcome from Colin and Colleen. Given an upgrade to our room which was a great surprise. Room very large clean and a comfortable bed , nice size en suite, room has all you need including a mini bar and fridge. The room had a lovely verandah where you could have breakfast as an option which is a lovely...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Tim Thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us earlier this month. We have found that reviews are just so incredibly important these days as most of our guests check the reviews before making the decision to book and stay. Since your departure we have a little bit of rain...

haifa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

we were staying for 3 nights in the superior room. colleen is a wonderful hostess - she and her husband were helping us even before we arrived with restaurant booking. the room was great, everything you need and more, the minibar was full of stuff with decent prices. breakfast was good and fresh, you choose what you want to have...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Elad We know that guests often get bombarded by various booking sites to do reviews and get frustrated with all these requests, so we really appreciate your taking the time to do this review on your stay with us. It was indeed a pleasure meeting you and Christiaan and discussing the various restaurants/ eating establishments you visited during your...

Halmstad
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My daughter and I stayed two nights and the house is so beautiful and welcoming and the owners are amazing. Colleen is better than any touristoffice I've ever visited. She helped us with finding nice restaurants and booking canyon adventure. Generous and varied breakfast and beautiful room with high comfort, bed, bathroom etc. I would love to come back!

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Ulrika How nice to hear from you again and thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your stay with us. As I was saying to Cecil, we learn so much from our guests about activities in and around our own area. We had a Dutch couple stay with us just after you left...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had a room upstairs with great view of the lagoon with the Stops (beware there is a narrow staircase up) with a balcony. Good breakfast cooked to order outside was a very good start on any day. The manageress was very nice and helpful , arranging things , advise and fixing stuff.

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Mikael and Karin You have obviously now returned safely to Sweden where it is a little cooler than Knysna, where today our temperature is in excess of 25C! Thank you for taking the time to do the short review on your stay with us at Hide Away - it is most appreciated. We in fact learnt something about a...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Once again returning to our favourite place to be in Knysna, at Hide Away was like coming home! Beautiful spacious room with spectacular lagoon view out to the Heads. Colleen and Cecil are more than owners and hosts, their warmth and hospitality make you feel relaxed and welcomed. They were never out of excursion tips that made our trip that...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Urs & Helen Thank you once again for staying with us. Three times - we must be doing something right! We know that you are still here in South Africa and busy travelling around and enjoying our beautiful country so thank you for taking the time to do the review on your stay. Hopefully you will get to visit...

Woking
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stayed at Hide Away in 2014 and when we planned our return trip to South Africa this was one of the first "revisit" places we booked. Prior to our visit we had some communication and Colleen and Cecil made us feel they were pleased we were returning. On arrival we were met with warm smiles; teas and a run...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Alison & Ian Thank you so much for taking the time to do the review on your second stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. We are always pleased when we have returning guests, especially International guests, as we know you just have so much choice when it comes to deciding on where to go and to stay,...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my wife stayed here for 3 nights during our recent visit to Knysna. We were met by our hosts upon our arrival and were given a lot of information about the guest house and surrounding area. We were then showen to our room which was great! We had a direct view of the Knysna Heads and the lagoon,...

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HideawayKnysna, Owner at Hide Away Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Scott Thank you for taking the time to do a review on your stay with us at Hide Away Guest House. We have found that once guests have decided on the town they are going to stay in whilst travelling along the garden route, they then turn to Tripadvisor for assistance in choosing the place to stay and reviews...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hide-Away Guest House, a 4 Star TGCSA graded B&B, located on the Main Road into Knysna with excellent lagoon views and within walking distance of town. 7 well appointed en-suite rooms ranging from Executive with lagoon view to Standard with no lagoon view cater for most budgets. Free wireless internet, air conditioning in all rooms and gym facility. Seasonal rates apply.Make Hide-Away Guest House your home-away-from-home on the Garden Route as you explore the area. Easy driving distances to Tsitsikamma National Park, Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness, George, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hide Away Guest House

Address: 2 Keerom Street | PO Box 2600, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 4,258 - ₹ 7,992 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hide Away Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Upstairs if you want a view”
 of 5 bubbles MikaelR810, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with views overlooking the Lagoon you will not be disapponted.”
 of 5 bubbles alisonc70, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 1 which was a good size and great views of the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles Ali24566, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Main floor Executive room was spacious, easily accessible and with a lagoon view.”
 of 5 bubbles Want2play, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“First floor over looking the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles 71dianeh, 1 May 2016 | Read review
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