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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge
4 stars

Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Cherry Lane, Welbedacht, Plettenberg Bay, Located on The Cliffs of The Knysna Lagoon, 3 km From Knysna Town, PO Box 1796, Knysna, Western Cape, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
Knysna, South Africa
See location+27 443 820 426
From
$173
Cheapest

rate per night

9.8
Excellent
based on 8 reviews
8 reviews

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About Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

  • Guesthouse Room / Entire Guesthouse
    The comforts of home away from home
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
While you're here, you can enjoy all the comforts of home and more, including a soaking tub and a seasonal outdoor pool, as well as a refrigerator and free WiFi. Other amenities include premium bedding, laundry facilities, towels, and an electric kettle.

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Standard room
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Double room
1 double bed
King room
1 king bed
1 king bed
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Dining

  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling

General

  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Sofa
  • Lake view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Bottle of water

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden

Pool and spa

  • Massage
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Reviews of Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

9.8
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0.1Friends
0.1Solo
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What can I expect from the breakfast at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge?

You can expect the best A la Carte breakfast ever, as mentioned in 9 reviews. It's a fantastic way to start your day during your stay.

Are the cabins well equipped at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge?

Yes, the lagoon view cabins are well equipped, as mentioned in a guest review. They provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

What makes the staff at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge memorable?

The staff at the lodge really make your stay memorable, as mentioned in a guest review. They pay attention to small details and go above and beyond to ensure a wonderful experience.

Is the parking at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge safe and secure?

Yes, the lodge offers safe and secure parking, as mentioned in a guest review. You can rest assured about the safety of your vehicle during your stay.

What makes Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge a tranquil and relaxing escape?

The lodge offers a tranquil and relaxing escape, as mentioned in a guest review. The intimate and friendly atmosphere, along with the beautiful views, make it a perfect place to unwind and recharge.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Lagoon View Cabin

Guests highly recommend booking lagoon view cabins for a peaceful and enjoyable stay, especially for the fantastic views and well-equipped amenities.

Enjoy the A la Carte Breakfast

The hotel is praised for serving the best A la Carte breakfast, making it a must-try for guests.

Take Advantage of the Intimate Setting

With only 8 rooms, the hotel offers an intimate and friendly atmosphere, ensuring personalized service and a tranquil experience.

Request a Picnic Basket

Guests were impressed with the staff's willingness to exceed expectations, particularly in fulfilling a picnic basket request, adding a special touch to their experience.

Embrace the Small Touches

The hotel's attention to detail, such as nightly chocolates, bath crystals, and breakfast in bed, enhances the overall stay and creates a memorable experience.

Consider the Weather

As the hotel is located in a nature-rich area, it's advisable to check the weather forecast and plan activities accordingly to make the most of the serene surroundings.

Check Room Amenities

Prior to booking, guests advise confirming the functionality of amenities like air conditioning and Wi-Fi to ensure a comfortable stay.

Explore Nearby Nature Reserves

The hotel's proximity to nature reserves like the Knysna Elephant Park and Featherbed Nature Reserve makes it convenient for nature enthusiasts to explore the area's biodiversity.

Utilize the Terrace and Swimming Pool

Guests recommend taking advantage of the terrace and swimming pool to enjoy the stunning views and relax in the tranquil environment.

Plan for Airport Transportation

If arriving by air, consider utilizing the airport shuttle service provided by the hotel for a convenient and hassle-free transfer.

Location

Cherry Lane, Welbedacht, Plettenberg Bay, Located on The Cliffs of The Knysna Lagoon, 3 km From Knysna Town, PO Box 1796, Knysna, Western Cape, Knysna, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Knysna Elephant Park1.2 mi
  • Featherbed Boat Cruises1.7 mi
  • Knysna Quays2 mi
  • Simola Golf and Country Estate2.1 mi
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve2.5 mi
  • Knysna-Amatole Montane Forests3.1 mi
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve4.2 mi
  • Hunter's Home4.2 mi
  • Knysna Golf Club4.2 mi
  • Knysna Heads4.3 mi
  • Pezula Championship Golf Course5.2 mi
  • Fisherman's Path Sparrebosch Trail5.6 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

Low season

January

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

$191

Average price (weekend night)

$199
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Most expensive month to stay with an average 1% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

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Top tips for your stay at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and December.
  • How long should you stay at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge

  • Where is Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge located?

    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is located at Cherry Lane, Welbedacht, Plettenberg Bay, Located on The Cliffs of The Knysna Lagoon, 3 km From Knysna Town, PO Box 1796, Knysna, Western Cape, 2.1 miles from the center of Knysna. Knysna Elephant Park is the closest landmark to Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge.

  • Does Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge offer free parking?

    Yes, Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge offers free parking.

  • How far is Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge from the airport?

    Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is 18.3 miles from Plettenberg Bay. Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge is 36.4 miles from George.

  • Does Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge have a pool?

    Yes, Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge has a pool onsite.

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Good to know

Value for money

9.2

Distance to city center

2.1 mi

Nearest Airport

Plettenberg Bay

Distance to airport

18.5 mi