After a long drive from Cape Town, we reached Knysna as the sun was setting and it felt like we were visiting some friends at their mansion.
Kate welcomed us to the B&B upon our arrival and showed us to our room. She was warm friendly and suggested several nice restaurants for dinner. I saw that the ladies own several cute dogs but we weren't able to interact with them as they were kept in the residence.
The room was relatively large and the attached toilet was of a good sized.
Breakfast was served in the main dining area a short walk down from the rooms.
You will need a car to access the centre of Knysna from the Double Dutch.
I would recommend this delightful B&B helmed by the friendly Dutch ladies!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Double Dutch has a beautiful luxurious colonial bed and breakfast, guesthouse accommodation in Knysna with magnificent panoramic views over the Knysna lagoon and the Knysna Heads into the Indian Ocean. Our exclusive accommodation in colonial style provides you with: Bathroom En-suite, TV/DSTV, radio, intercom, safe, fridge, extra long double king sized beds, hairdryer, make up mirror, coffee/tea facilities, underfloor heating in the bathroom, personalized bathroom amenities and a comfortable furnished relaxing area in which you experience the colonial atmosphere of Double Dutch. Most of the exclusive guest suites and stylish rooms have a spacious private veranda with spectacular views over the Knysna lagoon and the Knysna Heads into the Indian Ocean. Guests also have the use of our comfortable guest lounge decorated in colonial style, with a fireplace. Our guests can also relax at our swimming pool with sundeck and lounge chairs and a special terrace in our extended, cultivated garden. All our suites and rooms have their own secure free parking space on the property. Turn down service is offered in the evening once the guests have departed for dinner. Double Dutch welcomes children of 12 years and older. Double Dutch is close to the waterfront and a mere 5 minutes walk from the center of Knysna's central business district, where you will find various local restaurants, shopping malls, African arts and crafts. Double Dutch is German, Dutch and English speaking. ... more less
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