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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Serendipitously we actually cancelled a booking at another guest house to come to Candlewood although I had my reservations about "pictures being deceiving". We were bowled over at the minute attention to details, from ensuring we had access to restaurants that only the locals would know about, to a formal induction with some home made ice tea (yum) to bedtime...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Candlewood Lodge is a superb guest house in Knysna. Ines and Andreas, the hosts, have thought of absolutely everything to ensure your stay with them is fantastic. The location is about a 25 minute walk down to the waterfront, or a very short drive, and has great views over Knysna and Thessen Island. The whole guesthouse was refurbished and redesigned...

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

As you arrive at Candlewood Lodge, you immediately realize how truly special this place is. Ines and Andy are consummate hosts that exceed any and all expectations you may have. Every detail beautifully thought out, attentiveness without being overbearing, gorgeous views, luxurious rooms and delicious food. The best B & B experience I've had ever. Thank you!

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Beautiful. Hosts are very friendly. They want to help to make it a excellent holliday. Rooms are clean and nice. View is terriffic. We were invited to joint the sundown with an nice glas of wine and with oysters. Excellent.

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Thank hansanita
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I never rate Hotel & Restaurants but this time I just have to. Me and my friend had three absolute stunning nights at this wonderful lodge. We felt very welcome from the beginning. Andy & Ines are great hosts and delighted to help wherever they can. We were amazed about the tasteful decoration inside out. We just loved it. it's...

Thank Lhadon B
Reviewed 17 December 2016

It's difficult to find words that haven't already been said about Candlewood Lodge. We stayed for 5 nights from December 01, and we can't find even the slightest niggle. It was just fantastic. We had a marvellous room (Sea) overlooking the lagoon. The views were just stunning, and the sunsets equally amazing. We really are struggling to praise this place...

Thank BelgianPeter
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had the absolute pleasure of staying at the fabulous Candlewood Lodge for 3 nights (Nov 28th - Dec 1st) during our trip along the Garden Route. Our room (Sky) was gorgeous and had incredible views directly over Knysna Lagoon and The Heads. Breakfast each morning was a real treat. Everything is locally sourced, beautifully presented and cooked to perfection....

Thank LancashireLass44
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We spent 3 days in wonderful Knysna. And we live like kings with our hosts Andreas und Ines in the Candlewood lodge. We have a wonderful room with a really stunning view over the whole Laguna. They took care for us all the time. The looked for bookings in the best restaurants, they organized the transport. And in the morning...

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Thank Frank N
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Ines and Andreas are so lovely hosts. We had a very warm welcome and we really enjoyed our stay at their beautiful guesthouse. Breakfast is outstandig! The staff is gorgeous. Hope to See you soon again!

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Thank doroth_em632
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Ines and Andreas (the owners of Candlewood Lodge) are fantastic hosts, the service they provide is far beyond our expectation and very much appreciated. Beautifully appointed room and some really lovely special touches that made our stay perfect. Lovely view of the lagoon from the property. Good location. Lovely breakfast (eaten whilst watching the monkeys swing in nearby trees!) Everything...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury accommodation in Knysna, Candlewood Lodge bed and breakfast in Knysna overlooks the famous Knysna Lagoon with stunning views and luxurious accommodation. The accommodation offered by Ines and Andreas Merz at Candlewood Lodge is five star (5 star) rated by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and the AA. This luxurious Knysna bed and breakfast enjoys unsurpassed views straight through the heads and the Knysna lagoon to the Indian Ocean. The accommodation comprises six superbly appointed double en suite rooms and one family suite, a separate guest dining area and outdoor patio, large pool and spa. There are many activities to enjoy in Knysna not least of which are the numerous golf courses, horse riding, sailing and gastronomic pleasantries abundant in the town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlewood Lodge

Address: 8 Stinkwood Crescent | Upper Old Place, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 6,519 - ₹ 8,468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Candlewood Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Top floor room in middle. Fab view and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles PKS753, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Al rooms are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles luciaeschenmoser, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea. Double room with king bed and the most fantastic views over the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles BelgianPeter, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the rooms on the first floor for incredible views of the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles LancashireLass44, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We didn't have a room with a view of the lagoon, but we still loved staying here”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingLou, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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