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Fairy Knowe Hotel

Review Summary

4.3 out of 5from 85 reviews for Fairy Knowe Hotel
Cleanliness
4.1/5
Service
4.3/5
Location
4.7/5
Safety
4.5/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Ursula S - Aug 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Ursula S
Family with teenagers

Netjies, vriendelik sal definitief weer daar bly.

Het ons kuiertjie daar baie geniet en was baie bly dat ons Fairy Knowe Hotel gekies het. Rustig en pragtig daar, wens ons kon nog langer kuier.

Mandy O - Jul 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Mandy O
With spouse/partner

A short, but comfortable stay.

We stayed here about 30 years ago and decided to revisit. Lovely recent renovations. Look forward to going back when they are complete to see how they all turn out.

Thelma C - Jul 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Thelma C
With spouse/partner

Pragtig, netjies en lekker.

Ons het lekker geëet en rondgestap. Alles word nuut gemaak. Slaapkamers baie mooi en netjies.

Francois V - Apr 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Francois V
With spouse/partner

Stil, rustig en mooi ligging.

Heerlik, stil en rustige plekkie om te ontspan.

M O - Feb 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
M O
With spouse/partner

Uitsig is pragtig. Ontbyt 5-ster. Personnel is baie behulpsaam.

Uitsig is sprokiemooi, Resturant baie lekker kos. Vriendelike personeel. Kamers nuut en skoon. Swembad kyk uit op rivier. Kan dit aanbeveel. Genoeg om te doen. Linen skoon en vars.

Jessica M - Feb 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Jessica M
With friends

Baie lekker gebly! Sien uit na volgende kuier!

Kamers is netjies en gerieflik. Alles wat mens nodig het is by Fairy Knowe beskikbaar. Sal definitief weer besoek en aanbeveel.

Linde D - Jan 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Linde D
With spouse/partner

Lekker privaat en als wat benodig het. Gehou van die bed en ontbyt en veral swemarea.

Baie goeie waarde vir geld. Het veilig genoeg gevoel om met balkon skuifdeure oop te slaap snags. Let wetl al wat erg was om te sien, was die slangvanger wat 2 boomslange moes vang (Ek is vrek bang vir slange).

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Baie dankie vir die terugvoer, ek waardeer jou mooi woorde. Hoop ons sien julle gou weer.

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Wouter S - Jan 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Wouter S
Family with young children

Vir 'n vinnige wegbreek.

Die hotel perfek vir ons, lekker breakfast, stapafstand van alles af en netjies en skoon.

Alida M - Jan 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Alida M

Die kamer op die rivier was gerieflik en wanneer jy die deur toetrek is al die geluide buite uitgedoof. Dit was 'n lieflike kuier gewees!

Die kliëntediens was baie goed en in Afrikaans! Die kamer is skoon en netjies en het alles wat jy nodig het, en jy slaap baie lekker! Die restaurant bied die lekkerste ontbyt en ander etes in. Ons het ook die Kersete daar gedoen en dit was uit die boek uit lekker! Die mense wat vir die Fairy Knowe Hotel werk is vriendelik en altyd behulpsaam. Ek sal vir seker weer soontoe gaan.

Jason B - Jan 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Jason B

We had a great time at the accommodation. Front of house staff very friendly. Kitchen staff very helpfully. Wish the cleaning staff would have cleaned better but all in all our stay was awesome.

Hotel failed to tell us that the river was polluted and we couldn't swim. Hotel sink didn't work and for 4 people in a room, they did not fill the large water dispenser they provided us with daily.

Karen E - Jan 2022
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Karen E
Family with teenagers

Peaceful and beautiful location.

Quiet, stunning gardens and surroundings.

Pedja L - Dec 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Pedja L
With spouse/partner

Beautiful location, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere.

Variety of activities available, something for everyone.

Relda M - Nov 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Relda M
With friends

Baie mooi en netjies.

Goeie ligging. Vriendelike diens. Ek sou net aanbeveel dat die kamers 'n liggie of lampie het tydens beurtkrag.

George S - Sep 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
5/5
George S
With spouse/partner

Al was hul besig met reperasies het ons 'n goeie ontvangs deur vriendelike personeel gekry. Sal enige tyd weer by die Fairy Knowe oorbly.

Fairy Knowe Hotel is in 'n pragtige deel van ons land nie ver van besighede geleë nie, maar tog rustig. Met 'n rivier en staproetes is daar nie rede vir vervelig wees nie en saans as jy nie wil rustig wees nie is 'n uitstappie na Wildernis vir vermaak en restaurante 'n goeie idee.

Hester H - May 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Hester H
Individual traveler

Die uitsig vanuit die kamers aan die rivier se kant is asemrowend.

Dit maak op vir die toestand van die gebou wat beslis aandag nodig het. Ek het 'n paar jaar gelede ook daar gebly en gedink die gebou kort opknapping, ek was regtig teleurgesteld dat dit nog dieselfde lyk.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Hi Hester, baie dankie vir jou tyd om terugvoer te gee! Jy sal bly wees om te hoor ons is huidige toe en besig met opknapping van die river uitsig kamers. Ons gaan ook 'n nuwe restaurant hê met lieflike dek tussen die bome! Kom besoek ons gerus na 1 September, ek weet jy gaan baie verras wees! Groete.

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Pieter M - Apr 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
2/5
Value for money
2/5
Pieter M
With spouse/partner

Oud en afgesloof. Renovasie aan die gang is steurend.

Dis 'n baie verouderde plek. Die stort bo die bad sonder matjie om glyweerstand te bied is 'n death trap.

Mari B - Mar 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Mari B
With spouse/partner

Perfekte vakansieplek.

Ons was baie vriendelik ontvang en kon ons eie rondawel kies toe ons daar aankom en sien hoe dit lyk. Die kos was absoluut fantasties! Ons het ure langs die rivier spandeer en het heerlik vis gevang. Alhoewel daar ander gaste in die rondawel langs ons gebly het het ons privaatheid gehad en die stilte geniet.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Hi Mari, baie dankie vir jou wonderlike terugvoer! Ons is tans besig met opknappings werk. Kom kuier gerus weer na 1 September, julle gaan aangenaam verras wees! Groete.

Fairy Knowe Hotel
David D - Mar 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
3/5
David D
With spouse/partner

The accomodation meets your basic needs. The staff were friendly and helpful.

We really enjoyed our stay there. The facilities offered were great.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Dear David, thank you for your lovely review! We are currently closed for renovations. Please visit again after 1 September, you will be pleasantly surprised!

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Esna V - Mar 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Esna V
With spouse/partner

Baie lekker ontspannend.

Die ligging is ideaal om 'n bietjie af te skakel vir 'n naweek.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Hi Esna, baie dankie vir die terugvoer! Ons is tans toe vir opknappings werk. Kom loer gerus in na 1 September, jy sal aangenaam verras wees! Groete.

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Desiree S - Feb 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Desiree S
With spouse/partner

Very relaxed.

Really a place where you can relax and unwind.

Johann B - Feb 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Johann B
On business

Rustige en baie mooi oornagplek. Die ligging, pragtige omgewing en vriendelike personeel maak dit werklik 'n oase.

Daar kan jy nou lekker ontspan na 'n vermoeiende sake reis. Beslis die moeite werd om daar te bly.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Baie dankie vir die pragtige terugvoer Johann, hoop ons sien gou weer!

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Ann V - Jan 2021
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
4/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
1/5
Ann V
With spouse/partner

Very old hotel in need of TLC.

Everything in the hotel is very old and it needs a lot of TLC in order for it to be worth paying +- R1000 a night.

Andre S - Dec 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Andre S
With spouse/partner

Onspannend.

Spesiale woord van dankie aan Carl vir sy moeite.

Harry V - Nov 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Harry V
With spouse/partner

Baie lekker gekuier. Baie goeie ligging. Personeel probeer regtig hard om alles reg te doen.

Sal weer gaan, slegs twee goedjies het gekrap: Ons dink 'n koue bottel water in die yskas by aankoms sou baie welkom gewees het. Ons was nie vooraf ingelig dat daar nie aandetes gaan wees nie, en ook nie dat kroeg gaan toe wees nie. Sou graag so een of twee sportkanale op TV wou sien. Verder was dit 'n baie lekker ervaring.

Leigh J - Sep 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Leigh J
Family with young children

We had a truly wonderful experience at Fairy Knowe Hotel. It was the perfect home away from home with friendly staff and an incredible location!

The number of wonderful activities and relaxation available at Fairy Knowe was perfect. We enjoyed relaxing by the river, canoeing and reading books in the hotel lounge. Another great activity was the morning walk to the bird hide nearby. And there are so many great restaurants in the Wilderness village just up the road.

Leanie L - Sep 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Leanie L
Family with young children

Baie eenvoudige akkommodasie, maar tog wil ek terug gaan.

Fantastiese ligging. Ons het in 'n rondawel gebly. Eenvoudige akkommodasie met slegs die nodige in die rondawel, maar netjies en skoon. Die staff was bitter vriendelik en gaaf. Die plaas is al in dieselfde familie vanaf die 1800s, wat dit spesiaal maak.

Christian K - Feb 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
5/5
Christian K
With spouse/partner

Clean room, comfortable bed and good sleep.

The heading says it all.

Sanette K - Jan 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
1/5
Value for money
3/5
Sanette K
Individual traveler

Baie teleurgesteld.

Die personeel is vriendelik, maar baie onprofessioneel. Dit is jammer vir 'n klomp jong mans wat ander gaste geterroriseer het en die bestuur was nie opgewasse om dit te hanteer nie. Mens gaan met die verwagting om die rus en vrede van Wildernis te beleef, en nie om in vrees te slaap nie.

Elise H - Jan 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Elise H
With spouse/partner

Heerlik gebly in die pragtige Vrede Hotel.

'n Lekker, baie bekostigbare oornagplek. Die ontbyt was ook voortreflik.

Reana R - Jan 2020
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Reana R
Individual traveler

Gerieflik.

Baie gerieflike oornag fasiliteit om die omgewing van te besoek en verken. Alhoewel die fasiliteit opknapping en modernisering benodig, was dit goeie waarde vir geld.

Pierre V - Dec 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Pierre V
Individual traveler

Rustig en baie mooi natuurskoon.

Met aankoms is ek vriendelik ontvang. Die kamers baie skoon en netjies. Die rivier is baie naby en rustig skoon en ook die braai-area mooi en skoon. Sal hulle beslis weer besoek en aanbeveel. Die geskiedenis van die plek ook baie interessant.

Philippa V - Nov 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Philippa V
With friends

Very disappointing second visit.

My first visit was special, but with my second visit the service in the dining room was bad. The table tennis rackets were broken and the pool table felt was very thin and almost unplayable. The service was friendly and helpful, but the structure fell apart a bit. This is a great pity as it is a great location but unfortunately I will not visit the hotel again.

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Uiters teleurstellende tweede besoek.

My eerste besoek was besonders, maar met my tweede besoek was die diens in die eetsaal power. Die tafeltennisrakette was stukkend en die pooltafel se filt op die blad baie dun en omtrent onspeelbaar. Die diens was vriendelik en behulpsaam, maar die struktuur val 'n bietjie uitmekaar. Dit is 'n groot jammerte want dit is 'n uitstekende lokasie, maar ongelukkig sal ek nie weer die hotel besoek nie.

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Corrie M - Nov 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Corrie M
With spouse/partner

Very pleasant.

Food was delicious. Rooms very neat. Charl at reception went out of his way to make the stay enjoyable for us. He was always friendly and helpful. Would recommend Fairy Knowe Hotel to anyone.

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Baie ontspannend.

Kos was heerlik. Kamers baie netjies. Charl by ontvangs het uit sy pad gegaan om die verblyf vir ons aangenaam te maak. Hy was altyd vriendelik en behulpsaam. Sal Fairy Knowe Hotel aanbeveel vir enige iemand.

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Sonja M - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Sonja M
With spouse/partner

Ons het nie oorspronklik die kamer gekry waarvoor ons gevra het, maar na klagtes oor lekkende bad het hul ons dadelik geskuif.

Dit was heerlike ervaring. Die ontbyt is regtig heerlik. Die hotel het opknapping nodig, maar teen die prys wat ons betaal het, was dit waarde vir geld. Die personeel is baie hulpvaardig en vriendelik. Na ons gekla het oor lekkende bad, is ons geskuif na beter kamer waarvoor ons gevra het aan die begin. Baie aangename bekostigbare verblyf.

Christa V - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Christa V
Family with young children

Rustig.

Was baie rustig en mooi, reg langs die rivier, kamers is skoon en die bed gemaklik. Alles baie lekker.

Riana D - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Riana D
With spouse/partner

Lovely environment.

Lady at reception incredibly friendly and helpful! Room very neat and clean, would just like to recommend a small bar fridge.

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Lieflike omgewing.

Dame by ontvangs ongelooflik vriendelik en behulpsaam! Kamer baie netjies en skoon, sal net graag aanbeveel dat daar 'n klein yskassie aangebring word.

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Ria C - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Ria C
With spouse/partner

An absolutely amazing experience.

We had a wonderful stay at Fairy Knowe and will definitely return. It was clean, homey with friendly service all in a beautiful setting.

Richard O - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Richard O
With spouse/partner

Nice old hotel.

The grandeur has left the hotel, but still a nice place to stay and kind staff that will make your stay very pleasant. Clean rooms and big bathrooms, ideal for families.

Laura C - Oct 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Laura C
With spouse/partner

It is a quiet, scenic place perfect for a getaway.

The place was taught to a very nice place, the rooms are beautiful. Bathrooms may be renovated a bit in the future.

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Dit is stil, natuurskoon plek wat perfek is vir 'n wegbreek.

Die plek is om 'n baie mooi plek geleer, die kamers is mooi. Badkamers kan bietjie opgeknap word in die toekoms.

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Raymond K - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
3/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
4/5
Raymond K
With spouse/partner

Het dit baie geniet.

Dit is 'n baie mooi plek.

Alison D - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Alison D
With friends

Lovely spot. Although dated, it's clean and the location is excellent.

Only stayed for 1 night. A little dated (could do with a room upgrade), however very clean. Breakfast included in rate.

Lucille L - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
3/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Lucille L
Family with young children

Ontspannend.

Baie dankie vir 'n baie lekker tyd by julle. Julle het uit jul pad gegaan om ons gemaklik te maak. Ons het veral die heerlike ontbyt in die oggende geniet.

Bruce T - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Bruce T
With spouse/partner

Rus vir die siel. Asemrowend mooi.

Waarde vir geld. Skoon verblyf. Pragtige natuur uitsig. 'n Bietjie verf sal groot verskil maak. Sal weer besoek met kinders.

Karin C - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Karin C
With spouse/partner

Awesome.

It was absolutely worth the money.

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Awesome.

Dit was absoluut waarde vir geld.

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Yolandi B - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Yolandi B
With spouse/partner

Weggesteekte gem.

Pragtige ou hotel weggesteek langs water tussen bome.

Riaan B - Sep 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Riaan B
With spouse/partner

Big rooms, beautiful view of the river and loved the sounds of the frogs.

Nice and big rooms with a comfortable bed. The view of the river is beautiful. Value for money.

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Groot kamers, pragtige uitsig op rivier en geluide van paddas.

Baie lekker, groot kamers en 'n gemaklike bed. Die uitsig op die rivier is baie mooi. Waarde vir geld.

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Anneke S - Aug 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Anneke S
Individual traveler

Comfortable and very friendly reception. Breakfast very tasty.

It was a safe and comfortable overnight place and it met my requirements. The room is very spacious!

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Gemaklik en baie vriendelike ontvangs. Ontbyt baie lekker.

Dit was 'n veilige en gerieflike oornag plek en het aan my vereistes voldoen. Die kamer is baie ruim!

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Izak S - Aug 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
5/5
Izak S
Family with young children

Affordable. The place is not the newest, but you can't fault it and the price was right. Nothing needed.

Comfortable, good breakfast. Could be great in summer with the river nearby.

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Bekostigbaar. Die plek is nie die nuutste nie, maar jy kan nie fout vind daarmee nie en die prys was reg. Kort regtig niks meer nie.

Gerieflik, goeie ontbyt. Kan baie lekker wees in die somer met die rivier so naby.

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Annalie W - Jul 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Annalie W
With spouse/partner

Perfekte bestemming.

Ek bly altyd heerlik by Fairy Knowe, ook met my kleinkinders een keer gekom en dit was vir hul vreeslik lekker. Dit is my nommer 1 bestemming.

Riana P - Jul 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Riana P
With spouse/partner

Excellent value for money.

We were welcomed with kindness. Room was clean and tidy. Breakfast was a feast. Staff were friendly and helpful at all times. It was really nice to stay there.

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Uitstekende waarde vir geld.

Ons is met vriendelikheid ontvang. Kamer was skoon en netjies. Ontbyt was 'n fees. Personeel was ten alle tye vriendelik en behulpsaam. Dit was regtig lekker om daar te bly.

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Gert V - Jul 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Gert V
With spouse/partner

Aangenaam verras.

Dit was baie aangenaam om daar te kon kuier. Al wat miskien kan bykom is die gehalte van die televisie-kanale. Dit het ons agtergekom toe ons nie buite kon rondbeweeg nie as gevolg van die reën. Meer kanale, sport en KyNET sal dit vergemaklik. Sal definitief weer daar wil oorbly vir 'n langer tyd.

Johanneke W - Jun 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
4/5
Johanneke W
Family with teenagers

All the basics, neat and clean with friendly staff and delicious breakfast.

See rating.

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Al die basiese in plek, netjies en skoon, met vriendelike personeel en heerlike ontbyt.

Sien sterre.

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Wynand F - Jun 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Wynand F
With spouse/partner

Average.

Staff are friendly and helpful. Furniture is old and worn. Table tennis and pool tables do not belong in a dining hall, noise of players is irritating while guests enjoy their meal.

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Gemiddeld.

Personeel is vriendelik en hulpvaardig. Meubels is oud en afgeleef. Tafeltennis en snoekertafels hoort nie in 'n eetsaal nie, geraas van spelers is irriterend terwyl gaste hulle ete geniet.

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Conrad K - Jun 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Conrad K
With spouse/partner

Hot water.

Everything was perfect except could not shower or bath at all as water was always colder than lukewarm at anytime of day or night. Dis bring under their attention, but nothing was done.

Donald D - Jun 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Donald D
With spouse/partner

Baie rustig, vreedsaam en aangenaam.

Ons het n baie aangename tyd by die hotel deurgebring. Daar was n groot verskeidenheid ontbyt en dit was aangenaam, personeel ook baie hulpvaardig. Die ligging laat jou van al jou stres vergeet. Ek sal dit weer by vriend aanbeveel. Negatief: Kamermat kan gerus vervang word, asook bad was vuil.

Philippa V - May 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Philippa V
With spouse/partner

Uitstekend, julle sien my weer.

Hierdie is die beste akkommodasie wat ek kon aanbeveel. Kamers uitstekend, uitsig uitstekend, diens uitstekend, ontbyt uitstekend. Ek beveel dit oral aan, julle is prima. Vir oud en jonk. Alle aktiwiteite wat mens aan kan dink. Personeel is prima, vriendelik en behulpsaam. Verblyf en kamers silwerskoon en het jy 'n navraag word dit onmiddellik aangespreek.

Mike T - Apr 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Mike T
With spouse/partner

Will definitely be back.

Value for money great reception great food and great location. Love the quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

Fortuin B - Apr 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Fortuin B
Family with young children

Goed om te gaan rus.

Het ons tydjie daar baie geniet. Die ontbyt en buffet-etes was hemels. Sal enigeen aanbeveel om daar tuis te gaan. Iets waaraan die bestuur dalk kan kyk is om WiFi meer gerieflik te maak deur dit in kamers te kry.

Annerina V - Apr 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
4/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Annerina V
With spouse/partner

Skoon beddegoed, maar kamers nie skoongemaak nie.

Ek het nie gevoel dis 'n 3-ster hotel nie. Dit lyk maar op plekke vervalle. 'n 3-ter hotel gee ook nie Ricoffy en Cremora in die kamers nie. Daar was baie stof onder die bed en goed van vorige gaste wat agter die spieëlkas ingeval het. So dit word beslis nie weggeskuif elke keer as gaste daar was nie. Ons het ook nie elke dag warm water gehad om in te bad/stort nie.

Frans D - Apr 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Frans D
With spouse/partner

Rustig geleë in pragtige omgewing naby alles wat mens wil sien of ervaar!

Baie historiese hotel met wonderlike mense.

Michael V - Apr 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Michael V
With spouse/partner

Enjoyable as usual.

Can recommend it for great value for money.

Sandra L - Feb 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Sandra L
Family with young children

Nie luuks nie, maar die vriendelike diens, netheid en ligging maak meer as op daarvoor.

Sien sterre.

Michael H - Feb 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
5/5
Michael H
With spouse/partner

Fairy Knowe is a delightful hotel, set in beautiful surroundings.

All staff members friendly and helpful, and our stay pleasant and comfortable; but more prominent notices concerning amenities (boating, games room etc) would have been appreciated - also details of nearby places and activities.

Erika V - Feb 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Erika V
With spouse/partner

Very beautiful and very nice overnight stay and breakfast was delicious with good, friendly service.

We will definitely go back. It was good value for money, clean, friendly and delicious breakfast. The view on the water was very beautiful.

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Baie mooi en baie lekker oorgebly en ontbyt was ook lekker met goeie en vriendelike diens.

Ons sal beslis weer oorslaap. Dit was goeie waarde vir geld, skoon, vriendelik en lekker ontbyt. Die uitsig op die water is baie mooi.

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Marius K - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Marius K
With spouse/partner

Very comfortable. Peaceful.

Breakfast was oily, but beautifully presented. The eggs wan't yellow at all, almost white. I recommend they get a new caterer.

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Baie gemaklik. Rustig.

Ontbyt olierig alhoewel mooi aangebied. Eiers glad nie geel nie, amper wit. Stel voor hulle kry beter verskaffer.

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Jan Hendrik V - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Jan Hendrik V
With spouse/partner

Awesome.

I was very surprised with this wonderful accommodation. Lovely, quiet room overlooking the lake gives one that calm and relaxed feeling. They also serve the most delicious breakfasts and meals. Will recommend Fairy Knowe Hotel to anyone staying overnight will not regret it. Keep up with your good quality service.

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Awesome.

Ek was baie verbaas oor hierdie wonderlike akkommodasie. Heerlike, rustige kamer wat uitkyk op die meer gee mens daai rustigheid en ontspanne gevoel. Hul bedien ook die heerlikste ontbyt en etes. Sal Fairy Knowe Hotel vir enige een aanbeveel om hier te oornag jul sal nie spyt wees nie. Hou so voort met jul goeie gehalte diens.

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Celeste B - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
4/5
Celeste B
With spouse/partner

Beautifully located. Excellent breakfast. Very friendly staff.

The hotel is in a terrific location. The breakfast was really nice and the mornings were peaceful. The swimming pool and grounds are looked after. During the booking, one of the cheaper places in the area was. The rooms are a bit dilapidated (still clean), but I feel the price was expected and I was still happy with the room.

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Pragtig geleë. Uitstekende ontbyt. Baie vriendelike personeel.

Die hotel is op 'n verskriklike mooi plek geleë. Die ontbyt was regtig baie lekker en die oggende was vredevol. Die swembad en gronde word mooi na gekyk. Tydens die bespreking was die een van die goedkoper plekke in die omgewing. Die kamers is bietjie vervalle (steeds skoon), maar ek voel vir die prys was dit te verwagte en ek was steeds tevrede met die kamer.

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Sharne M - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Sharne M
Family with young children

Baie lekker langs die rivier!

Baie spasie in die rondawel. Moet asb. beter kano's voorsien. En die stortgordyn moet vervang word.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Dear Sharne,

It was great hosting you. We will definitely see to the shower curtain.

Regards,
Rochelle

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Danica V - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Danica V
Individual traveler

Very neat, clean and peaceful accommodation.

Rondavels are perfect for people who want to explore the beautiful surroundings by day. Clean, neat and very comfortable. Close to the beach and so many activities a stone's throw from the hotel. Delicious breakfast! Wish I could stay longer; will come again!

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Baie netjiese, skoon en rustige verblyf.

Rondawels perfek vir mense wat bedags die pragtige omgewing wil verken. Skoon, netjies en baie gerieflik. Naby strand en soveel doendinge 'n klipgooi van die hotel af. Heerlike ontbyt daarby! Wens ek kon langer bly; sal weer kom!

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Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Dear Danica,

It was an absolute pleasure! Hope to see you soon.

Regards,
Rochelle

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Monique R - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Monique R
Family with young children

Net ligging is mooi - res swak.

Die ligging en uitsig is pragtig. Die hotel was 'n teleurstelling. Dit word beslis nie goed onderhou nie. Muf reuk in kamers, matte is deurgeloop, verf op mure is af, spinnerakke in die vensters, bad se emalje is af, handvatsel van kas is af. Ontbyt was soos koshuiskos - droog en sonder smaak. Ons het een dag vroeër uitgeboek. Sal slegs weer soontoe gaan as die hotel klaar opgeknap is. Dit het ongelooflike potensiaal oor die ligging. Dis so jammer dat die plek nie onderhou word nie.

Theo L - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Theo L
Family with young children

Pleasant & peaceful.

Our family had a pleasant & peaceful stay. Friendly & accommodating staff. Needs a bit of upgrading of the facilities but it was a week well spent would definitely be back soon.

Jani M - Jan 2019
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Jani M
With spouse/partner

Historiese belewenis en geleë op 'n uitstekende gedeelte van Wilderness.

Het 'n heerlike verblyf gehad sal definitief weer teruggaan. Die hotel is bietjie oud, maar baie netjies.

Melanie B - Dec 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Melanie B
Family with teenagers

Old, outdated and in need of as major overhaul.

Great spot on the river, grounds are well looked after and the staff are very friendly and efficient. The rooms were terrible - grimy, needed painting, bath was shocking, no phone, no fridge, 3 blurry DStv channels not 8 as advertised. The sports equipment was shocking. 10 table tennis bats all broken, a net held together with sellotape and a part of a cardboard box. Tennis equipment was outdated and balls terrible. No restaurant as advertised? No menus for the minimum amount of food they did prepare (burgers, chips and toasties). Our quote said a buffet breakfast which we were looking forward to - didn't happen, no menu. Water in the rooms was warm - just. I know they advertise as the hotel being an "Old dame" but this old dame should have been retired a long time ago.

Beaulah D - Dec 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
4/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Beaulah D
Family with teenagers

Rustige verblyf in pragtige omgewing met vriendelike personeel.

Die personeel was baie behulpsaam met raad en inligting oor die omgewing en het ons tuis laat voel van die begin af. Die ontbyt is heerlik met vinnige diens. Ten spyte van die ouderdom van die gebou, word dit goed onderhou en mens het alles tot jou beskikking wat jy teen die billike tarief verwag. Die kinders het die rivier en swembad baie geniet.

Jan N - Dec 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Jan N
With spouse/partner

Happy with stay.

Enjoyed our stay as well as canoeing up the river.

Daleen B - Nov 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
5/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Daleen B
With spouse/partner

Very pleasant.

Friendly staff. Scenic location. Value for money. Clean and neat. From what I heard the facility is going to be upgraded. So much potential for somewhat more luxurious accommodation.

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Baie aangenaam.

Baie vriendelike personeel. Skilderagtige ligging. Ongelooflike waarde vir geld. Skoon en netjies. Volgens hoorsê gaan fasiliteit opgegradeer word. Soveel potensiaal vir effe meer luukse akkommodasie.

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Rene D - Nov 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
2/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
3/5
Rene D
With spouse/partner

Looks like a lot of renovation is needed.

We would have liked to have dinner at the restaurant, but was informed that the kitchen was closed. Not friendly staff.

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Dit lyk as of daar baie opknapping nodig is.

Ons wou graag aandete by die restaurant geniet, maar was meegedeel die kombuis is gesluit. Nie vriendelike personeel nie.

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Danie G - Sep 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Danie G
With spouse/partner

Die gebou en fasiliteite is 'n bietjie oud, maar die wonderlike ligging en vriendelike diens maak op daarvoor.

Die Fairy Knowe Hotel is geleë op die pragtige Serpentinerivier in Wildernis. 'n Beter ligging kan jy nie kry nie. Dit is ook super rustig en mooi daar binne-in die natuur. Ongelukkig is die fasiliteite (kamers, badkamers en eetsaal) uit 'n vorige era, maar nie 'n aantreklike vorige era nie. Ek sou skat daar was 'n opknapping in die 70's en niks is ooit weer verder gedoen nie. Mens kan dus die billike koste verstaan. Ek sou egter bereid gewees het om meer te betaal vir 'n bietjie meer luuksheid. Die personeel, van die bestuur tot die kombuis- en tuinpersoneel, was baie vriendelik en behulpsaam.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Goeie Middag

Hoop dit gaan goed?
Baie dankie dat u by Fairy Knowe Hotel gebly het.
Ons is tans in die beplanning om opgradeerings te doen en ons glo dat met u volgende besoek n beter ervaring dan sal beleef na die opgradeerings.
Indien ons enige verdere inligting kan verkaf of kan help is u meer as welkom om ons te kontak.

Vriendelike Groete
Fairy Knowe Hotel Span

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Johann V - Jan 2018
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Johann V
With spouse/partner

Rustige verblyf met vriendelike personeel.

'n Baie aangename verblyf met die rustigheid van die omgewing en die lekker roei op die rivier was die moeite werd. Het nie die kamer gekry wat bespreek was nie. Die hotel kan 'n voorkeur bestemming word as hy op gegradeer kan word. Die kos goed, maar nie altyd konstant. Personeel baie behulpsaam en vriendelik.

Reivilo O - Feb 2017
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
5/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
4/5
Reivilo O
With spouse/partner

Stayed for one night only, but view was excellent!

As we only stayed one night a review wouldn't be fair.

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Slegs een nag oornag, maar die uitsig was uitstekend!

Omdat ons letterlik net oornag het sal dit onbillik wees om 'n resensie te lewer, regtig.

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Hannes M - Dec 2016
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
3/5
Location
5/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
5/5
Hannes M
Family with teenagers

Goeie ligging, maar behoort opgegradeer te word.

Goeie ligging, maar sommige areas is afgeleef en behoort verfris te word. Administrasie is nie goed nie en ons het weke gesukkel om terugbetaling van kamer se kansellasie te kry. Ons sal weer besoek, maar die plek het onvervulde potensiaal en het liefdevolle aandag nodig.

Fairy Knowe Hotel 's response

Baie dankie vir die resensie, ons waardeer die terugvoering geweldig baie.

Ek vra hartlik onverskoning vir die ongerief met die terugbetaling. Ons is tans besig met 2017 se beplanning met betrekking tot die herstelwerk wat ons benodig. Ons wil baie graag teen die einde van die jaar n goeie verandering maak aan die perseel met n bietjie verlange aandag aan onderhoud.

Ek hoop met julle volgende verblyf kan ons u veras!

Fairy Knowe Hotel
Hannelie G - Sep 2016
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
4/5
Location
4/5
Safety
5/5
Value for money
4/5
Hannelie G
With spouse/partner

Baie behulpsaam en vriendelik!

Die personeel was baie behulpsaam en het ons tuis laat voel met ons besoek vir die SA Landloop te George. My man het die braai die aand by die rondawel baie geniet! Ons en ons kinders het die kort tydjie geniet in Wildernis, gelukkig het die weer saam gespeel en kon ons ook oop die stand uitkom.

Annatjie S - Aug 2016
Overall score
Cleanliness
2/5
Service
2/5
Location
3/5
Safety
3/5
Value for money
3/5
Annatjie S
Individual traveler

Hotel and rooms and bathrooms need an upgrade. Staff very friendly.

At that particular time there were 60+ young rugby players from different clubs at the hotel for a course in the area. They were very friendly but complicated breakfast. The staff were thus very busy and I was the only other guest there for breakfast. The second morning I had yogurt, but no fruit. The room had a beautiful view, but I had to carry my luggage up and down a difficult staircase. The staff at reception were friendly and provided me with information on the area. I have stayed in better places for the same amount of money in the area. Wilderness is so beautiful that the view made up for the accommodation.

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Hotel en kamers en badkamers het opknapping nodig. Personeel baie vriendelik.

Daar was die betrokke tyd 60+ jong rugbyspelers van verskillende klubs by die hotel vir kursus in omgewing. Hulle was baie vriendelik maar het ontbyt gekompliseerd. Die personeel dus baie besig en ek enigste ander gas by ontbyt. Tweede oggend se ontbyt wel joghurt gehad, maar geen vrugte nie. Die kamer het 'n pragtige uitsig gehad, maar moes my bagasie teen 'n moeilike trap op en af dra. Die persone by die ontvangs baie vriendelik en het aan my inligting oor die omgewing gegee. Ek het al vir die selfde bedrag beter verblyf in die omgewing gehad. Wildernis so pragtig dat die uitsig vir verblyf vergoed het.

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Ingrid W - Jun 2016
Overall score
Cleanliness
5/5
Service
4/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
5/5
Ingrid W
Individual traveler

Excellent service and food, but room was freezing. No heaters, electric blankets or extra blankets.

Will call again, but not in winter.

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Puik diens en kos, maar kamer was ysig koud. Geen verwarmers, warmkomberse of ekstra komberse.

Sal weer daar gaan bly, maar beslis nie in winter nie.

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Mareli H - Apr 2016
Overall score
Cleanliness
3/5
Service
1/5
Location
5/5
Safety
4/5
Value for money
2/5
Mareli H
With spouse/partner

Nie my geld werd.

Die foto van die kamer op die webtuiste waarvoor ek bespreek het is nie die kamer wat ek gekry het nie. Ek het vir 'n dubbel-eenheid wat na die tuin front en een langs die rivier met 2 enkelbeddens. Die aanwysings en GPF kaart het ons telkens na verkeerde plek gewys. Ek het die ontvangs gekontak om my te help maar die dame wat daar werk kon nie vir my verduidelik hoe om daar te kom en voorgestel dat die bestuurder met my praat en sou my onmiddellik terugskakel aangesien ons reeds in Wildernis gearriveer het en telkemale op verkeerde bestemming aangekom het. 10 minute later, geen oproep maar gelukkig by 'n Wildernis inwoner korrekte aanwysings ontvang. Kamer skoon en netjies. Mooi uitsig en ligging oor rivier en veilige omgewing. Ontbyt was bevredigend alhoewel 'n kelner wat laaste spek krummel uit opdienbak eet voor dit minute later aangevul word nie 'n goeie prentjie skep. Kan eerder as B&B gelys word. Dis 'n mooi plek met baie potensiaal maar met beter bestuur.

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  • Address: Dumbleton Road, Wilderness, 6560, Western Cape
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