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5 Welbedaght Lane 1 Cherry Lane, Knysna 6571 South Africa
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Knysna's multi award-winning lodge offers luxurious individually decorated log chalets and family suites with every conceivable comfort including minibar, complimentary port and chocolates, tea, coffee and biscuits, TV, hair dryer, heater and air conditioner. Four units have a Jacuzzi bath, fireplace and the executive chalet has a private spa area for the ultimate in pampering. All units have private patios, air conditioner and barbecues and are serviced daily. For our guests' convenience we offer an affordable on-site laundry service. Sun loungers invite you to enjoy the welcoming coolness of the main swimming pool which is set in tranquil gardens where you can also enjoy a light lunch on the decked lapa. Three units have private splash pools and there is secure on–site undercover parking. The Spa has been designed to ensure total relaxation and privacy and clients enjoy the exclusive use of the Spa facilities during their treatment. There are all kinds of treatments and therapies to relax, replenish and invigorate. Guests can look forward to enjoying a full and varied breakfast with freshly baked scones, muffins and pancakes.
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Richardsons-r-us wrote a review Jan 2018
Cheltenham, England35 contributions37 helpful votes
Before returning back to South Africa and Knysna after a twelve year absence, we had attempted to book Tonquani, but bookings were unavailable. Our stay in a lodge in 2005 had been the highlight of our holiday. Unaware of the Knysna Fire, we wondered if a refurbishment was taking place. We booked four nights in an alternative hotel. It was the St James of Knysna Manager that made us aware of the plight of Tonquani. The premises were destroyed in the fire of June 2017. We remembered Tonquani and it's amazing, very friendly staff. Walking through the remains was a very sad experience for both of us. Totally destroyed, in what I imagine would have been a very short time. The spot where our cabin sat close to the pool was a bare burnt space, the derelict reception area and breakfast room without their roofs and the pool full of burnt debris. Such a sad ending for a beautiful location
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled
Rajan A wrote a review Oct 2017
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India97 contributions66 helpful votes
I had made a booking with the property and offered by credit card which was debited. The booking was cancelled due to an unfortunate incident at the property, which I even doubt now, but the money was never refunded to me. It has been 5 months now and I am communicating with the property for a refund. Thus beware of sharing your cc information.
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Date of stay: June 2017
Trip type: Travelled
Alex wrote a review Aug 2017
Bengaluru, India123 contributions54 helpful votes
Such a delight to check into this hotel. Seems like its tucked inside some woods but extremely accessible from the water front. The chalets are really pretty. Ours had 2 bedrooms, huge hall with a fire place, kitchen and dining area. There was a private pool for our chalet. The only issue is if you have big suitcase or very old people you might face problems getting inside the chalet as there is a flight of stairs and no elevator. However the staff helped us with our luggage so we didn't have a problem but i felt bad for the staff. The fire place was the biggest highlight for me. Breakfast is basic. Not anywhere close to a 5 star spread. They have a small limited menu and will get the food you request w like eggs, mushrooms, sausages etc. Good for a night. If you want to stay for a longer time, stay at the waterfront hotels.
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Travelled
Rich-cherry wrote a review Jun 2017
Romsey, Hampshire89 contributions29 helpful votes
Maurita and her amazing team made us all very welcome once again. Coming from the UK it was a wonderful couple of days at the Spa and Lodge and the beautiful Knysna. Thank you for our incredible stay. Each and every chalet is as beautiful as the other it is very hard to choose.
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Date of stay: February 2017
Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: All the rooms were absolutely amazing
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Danny v wrote a review May 2017
The Netherlands11 contributions
We decided on a short break from being a mommy and daddy, visiting the coast, having nice coffee and great food. And do some sightseeing in between. We were very lucky we chose Tonquani as our base of operations. Why? Because the staff here pointed us to all the little (and big) gems the area has to offer! Forget "Siri", ask your host! Satisfaction guaranteed! Also, the chalet we stayed in has very romantic feel, jacuzzi and super comfortable bed ("the cloud"). Need I say more? Just stay there, you will not be disappointed.
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Date of stay: May 2017Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Knysna Heads (7.1 km), Brenton on Sea (4.6 km), and Knysna Lagoon (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include East Head Cafe, African Bean, and The Drydock Food Co.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St George's Anglican Church (3.4 km).