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The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve
Ranked #14 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My husband treated me to a night away here and it was so lovely. The welcome drink is a nice touch and the rooms are lovely. Windows have fly screens on which is important to me with the mozzies. The bed is very comfortable and the views are fantastic. The staff are all very helpful and nothing was too much hassle for them. The pools are lovely and a walk along the pathways are recommended. Would definitely stay here again. Maybe not ideal for small children though.

  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

What an amazing place! Stay in a tree house, stroll on the boardwalks through the forest and swim in super pools. We only stayed one night which wasn't enough. We had a lovely dinner in the Boma with great wine and great service. Facilities were excellent and you're completely surrounded by nature with lots to look at. Room quality is great too.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We recently stayed at the Phantom Forest Eco-retreat and had the most incredible experience. From when we arrived the service was excellent, the accommodation was next level and every detail was considered. The moment that we walked in the front door of our tree house left us speechless. Unfortunately we were only there for one night, and would have really loved to have stayed longer to really relax properly. The tree houses are really private and secluded. You feel at peace when you're there.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank your review on our magical lodge in the forest. We look forward to hosting you once again in the future!

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stayed here one night a few weeks ago. Was absolutely phenomenal. Incredible attention to detail. Sandy was so helpful during the booking process. The 6 course dinner is a must do... I just wish we had stayed a lot longer to fully appreciate the place!

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your review on our magical place set in the forest. We are also glad that you tried out our boma restaurant 6 course menu! It certainly is a colourful carpet ride for the senses. We look forward to hosting you once again in the future!

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Unique, intimate and stunning location.

From the moment we arrived and had to be picked up from the carpark (no cars allowed) we were made to feel very special.

The room we had was stunning, spacious, special, beautifully designed and incredibly comfortable.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for your review on our magical lodge! Hopefully we will get to host you many more times in the future!

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Additional Information about The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve

Address: 27 Phantom River Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#7 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Price Range: R1 016 - R3 882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The award winning Phantom Forest lodge and boma restaurant is situated in a private reserve on the Knysna River estuary, a magnificent setting of indigenous forest, fynbos and estuarine wetland. Designed to create only the lightest footprint , Phantom Forest offers superb luxury in complete harmony with nature. Accommodation consists of fourteen evocative "tree suites", perfectly integrated into the forest. Nature lovers can explore the reserve via forest and fynbos trails or canoe trips along the river. The Boma restaurant offers international cuisine served in the classic style while the body boma wellness spa provides a range of natural treatments. ... more   less 
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