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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Actualy stayed there for eight nights in March 2012 - so a bit late with the review - sorry. Mine hosts David & Marion went beyond helpful in providing a really wonderful place to stay with great facilities - almost better than home - and entertained us with just the right level of friendliness. Incredibly helpful in planning a three...

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Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Our family stayed at Armadillo Studios in September. This is an excellent place to stay in Knysna. Clean, well equipped apartments. Lovely garden, which contributes to the relaxing atmosphere. Caters for family, couples or individuals. Centrally situated in Knysna. Friendly hosts, Marion and David, who goes the extra mile to make you feel comfortable and at home. We will definately...

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your super review - it made our day! We so enjoyed meeting you all - especially your sons, who are perfect gentlemen & restored our faith in the youth of today! We very much hope to welcome you back as true 'Armadillo Amigos' one day soon.

Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 6 October 2013

we stayed 3 nights in the studio 2 and had an excellent stay and a beautiful view into the garden. David and Marion are very nice and helpful , perfect hosts . we enjoy every minute with them and say, thanks a lot for the hospitality. we can't await to come again

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a wonderful review - thank you so much! We're so pleased that you liked the Armadillo & we certainly enjoyed getting to know you & having some really interesting conversations. We look forward to welcoming you both back to Knysna in the not too distant future.

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2013

My husband and I stayed at Armadillo Studios for just 2 nights this April. The house is purpose built with the studios being set beneath the main house, within the privacy and quiet of the gardens.Our studio was large and comfortable with sofa, a fully equipped kitchenette and separate shower room and toilet. There was free wifi connection and all...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your great review, we really appreciate it. So sorry if the condensation on the windows was a nuisance but, unfortunately, the nights were unseasonably cold during your stay! When the warmth of the room combines with the cold of the glass, condensation just happens & there's not much we can do about it. We don't...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We stayed two nights at the Armadillo Studios in December 2012, and received a warm welcome from our hosts Marion and David. Our studio overlooked a beautiful, interestingly-planted garden which allowed each studio privacy. The sparkling, clean pool was inviting. The studio was comfortable and spacious with an African flavour. It was clean and had good facilities and wifi connection....

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St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We spent a wonderful relaxing 3 weeks in Studio 3. This spacious unit has a large open plan lounge/kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms. Everything is in excellent condition and it is really well equipped. We particularly enjoyed being able to do a braai on our own patio most evenings. The garden and pool area is secluded and very...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million for this super & very comprehensive review - we're still blushing! We're so glad we were able to help you out with your medical problem during your stay & very grateful that you gave our housekeeper Dorothy (Dotty) a mention. She's a vital member of our little team and was thrilled to see her name 'in lights'!...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 March 2013

We had 5 days at the beginning of March.We had planned to be self sufficient but after one breakfast, forgot that idea and just enjoyed the excellence and variety of Marion and David's morning presentations.The location is good for the town of Knysna and nearby golf courses . The rooms are clean and bright and the pool and garden amenities...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a great review - thank you so very much. It was lovely getting to know you both & share a nice round of golf. Most of all, we were impressed with your wide knowledge of the varied birdlife in this part of the world and so glad you enjoyed your trip to Birds of Eden in Plett. Hope we...

Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Sadly we'll be leaving today to head for lunch in Swellendam followed by 5 days in Hermanus. The past 6 days have just flown by in this very special place. We have stayed in Room 3 which benefits from a huge open plan fully fitted kitchen & lounge, as well as 2 bedrooms & bathrooms. The beautiful garden with pool,...

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Mammadillo, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

What a super review! Thanks so much. We really enjoyed getting to know you & hope to see you back at the Armadillo one day soon.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Marion & David were superb hosts for our week in Knysna and their accommodation, garden and pool area were a delight to return to after our days of golfing and touring in the area. The layout of the Guest House is quite unique in affording guests as much privacy or sociability as they wish. My only regret is that Armadillo...

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armadillostudios, Owner at Armadillo Studios, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your kind words. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed staying at the Armadillo so much. We certainly enjoyed your company & your appreciation of the wonderful golf courses round here! Yes, we're a long way from Edinburgh but we'd love to welcome you back in the not too distant future.

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Our long anticipated return to Armadillo Studios for 5 nights in November 2012 resulted in a 4 week stay due to a medical emergency. I cannot imagine a better place to have been during that stressful time. Marion and David are welcoming, friendly and helpful hosts. The studios are clean, spacious and extremely well equipped with a flavour of Africa...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in tranquil, landscaped surroundings, close to Knysna & Pezula Golf Clubs, The Heads, town centre and Waterfront, Armadillo Studios offers the last word in affordable luxury. Our 4-star accommodation (B&B or self-catering) comprises spacious guest suites with stylish bathrooms, mini kitchens, lounge areas with flatscreen DSTV, DVD & hi-fi, private entrances, off street parking and patios overlooking our beautiful gardens with pool, sun deck, lapa and guest braai. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Armadillo Studios

Address: 15 Lindsay Street | Hunters Home, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 5,120 - ₹ 8,561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Depends on the size in your party and the size of room that you want. All have the same views and have a patio.”
 of 5 bubbles jonnoDevon, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All units looked fantastic, there are three and all are different sizes. I had the smallest unit (it is still big) which is perfect for two people. The bigger units have a kitchen so if you want to do your own cooking then you would need to go for them.”
 of 5 bubbles nzchinagirl, 4 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There is only three studios so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles N6507UDanneb, 12 Jan 2014 | Read review
“For a family with two teenagers the two bedroom apartment was perfect, expecially as each room has its own bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhS5728VF, 30 Dec 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms are of great standard, I'm sure anyone visiting would not be disappointed.”
 of 5 bubbles Kayleigh-Moon, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
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