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Westhill luxury guest house in Knysna. Heritage property with guest rooms at the back
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Comments: 115

Germany "It is always a pleasure to be in Knysna at Westhill. We love it. Thanks to R+S"

India "We loved this place especially this house :-). Thanks Roeleen and Steve for everything."

Germany "Great accommodation. We enjoyed our stay a lot! Thank you!"

England "Pefect in every way. Will miss the view. Thanks"

England "Fabulous"

Austria "Perfect place THX"

Netherlands "Great place, nice people, such hospitality! Hopefully we will return!"

Germany "Tolle Unterkunft, tolle Stadt und eine klasse Versorgung durch Ro & Steve! THANKS"
(Amazing accommodation, great town and great care by Ro & Steve! THANKS)

Germany "We felt very comfortable and enjoyed the time. Thank you for the great hospitality!"

Switzerland "Great stay, great host. Thank you for everything."

Germany "Thank you for your great hospitality. We enjoyed our stay in your guest house! Thank you so much Roeléén and Steve."

England   Wales "Super stay! Will definitely return. Thank you.

Germany "We really enjoyed our stay here and can highly recommend this guest house. Thank you very much, everything was perfect!"

Germany "Thank you very much for the lovely stay. It felt like being home. Please stay exactly as you are. Auf wiedersehen! "

Brazil "Lovely meeting you! Thanks a lot!"

Germany "Thank you Roeléén for taking such good care of us all on your own!"

England "Fabulous location, rooms perfect & hosts outstanding. Thank you both! xx"

England "Having a lovely time here with you! XXX ♥♥"

Finland "We really enjoyed our stay with Roéleen and Steve! Awesome place and hosts! 6 out of 5. Thank you! "

England "A wonderful stay, many thanks for all your kindness."

England "Thank you for your amazing hospitality & beautiful home. Thoroughly enjoyed it!"

Ireland "A piece of Heaven! Thank you Roeléén + Steve for a wonderful stay. Your hospitality amazing - Beautiful place."

Germany "Thank you so much for this wonderful place and your great hospitality."

Germany "Danke für 3 erholsame Tage an diesem wundervollen Ort. Wir haben es sehr genossen, vor allem den tollen Service!"
(Thank you for 3 relaxing days in this wonderful place. We really enjoyed it, especially the great service.)

Germany "A wonderful Place. Roéleen and Steve are perfect Hosts. Whenever in Knysna we will stay here"

Germany "Wunderschöne Tage bei Steve + Roléén. Ein Wunderschönes Haus und Wundervolle Gastgeber. Thank you so much."
(Wonderful days with Steve + Roeléén. A beautiful house and wonderful hosts. Thank you so much.)

England "We have enjoyed staying in your lovely home. Thank you for everything."

England "A most beautiful place to stay. You have thought of everything - will definitely recommend you. Thank you."

Germany "We can only say a big "Thank You" for the lovely stay you made possible for us. You are the best hosts one could ever wish and your guest house is amazing!!! You really made us feel at home and we will definitely be coming back on our next trip to SA. Thanks again"

Israel "A wonderful stay - Steve + Roeléén are very thoughtful and considerate. We had a lovely welcome and lots of good advise. Thank you!"

Germany "Steve + Roeléén are lovely, caring hosts! They really make you feel like being at home! Fantastic!"

Germany "What a wonderful stay here! Steve and Roeleene have been awesome hosts. Sad that we couldn't stay longer, but will defintely come back here once coming back to lovely Knysna! Thanks"

Germany "This place is close (99,9) to perfect. We will return"

Italy "Thank you so much for this days! Wonderful"

Switzerland "Thank you so much for the nice home you gave us for 2 days and all your help and advises! Hope we will see us again!"

Switzerland "Great hospitality, fantastic place, wonderful Roeléén and Steve. Thank you so much ♥"

Germany "A perfect house in a lovely place. Great hospitality. We'll tell all our golf friends! Hope to see you in 2019"

South Africa "Thank you for a wonderful stay, well fed, well looked after + well rested and beautiful views."

Switzerland "Thank you very much Roeleen for the friendly and helpful welcome. It was a pleasure to be there. ♥"

Germany "Thanks so much! Lovely place, lovely hosts, a place to feel like home. "

Germany "Beautiful location with top view around the bay ♥ "

Jersey "Lovely hosts, very friendly & helpful, very good G+Ts. Lovely room with view. Thank you."

Germany "A wonderful room with an amazing view. Thanks for your great hospitality!"

Northern Ireland "Big thanks for a wonderful stay. Hospitality and accommodation 5 STAR"

Northern Ireland "Thank you very much for a wonderful stay in your beautiful home. Excellent rooms and warm hospitality."

Austria "Thank you so much for the wonderful stay. Hope to see you again!"

England "Thank you for a very relaxing stay in your lovely home & thank you for all the excellent recommendations! I hope one day we can visit again!"

England "We have had a lovely time here thank you so much, really enjoyed the wine tastings!!"

South Africa "Thank you very much Roelèèn and Steve for another wonderful stay!"

South Africa "Thank you Roeleen and Steve for a happy & most enjoyable time in your beautiful house. Hope to see you soon!"

England "Thank you for a wonderful stay in glorious accomodation. You make perfect hosts."

Scotland "Thank you Roeleen and Steve. We've had an amazing time! Until next time! xx"

Netherlands "We had a great time! Thanks for all your care! Loved your hospitality!"

Germany "Thank you so much for an unforgettable time in Knysna and your Guest House! Hope to see you again "

Germany "Thank you so much for your great hospitality! Always felt like home "

England "Thank you for a lovely stay. Great room & view! Merry Christmas"

Netherlands "Heel erg bedankt voor de fijne tijd Roeleen & Steve. Top!!! Merry Xmas"
(Thank you very much for the nice time.)

Germany "Vielen Dank für 5 wünderschöne Tage und die herzliche Betreüng / Atmosphäre. Roeléen and Steve are great hosts!!!""
(Many thanks for the 5 wonderful days and the warm care / atmosphere.)

Germany "Thanks for the great time! We enjoyed the night out and the chat with you. You have a great place!! Keep up the good work!! See ya!."

Germany "Thank you very much for hosting us. We had a very nice time here. We will come back another time. ♥"

Switzerland   Italy "We enjoyed the time here very much. Steve & Roeleen are amazing hosts!"

Australia "Amazing & homely experience - wonderful hosts that made our time very special x."

Germany "The best B&B experience we could ever have wished for. Amazing place with amazing hosts. THANK YOU!!! ♥"

Spain   Germany "We could not imagine better hosts and place to stay in Knysna. Thank you very much!!!"

England "Thank you for a lovely stay!"

Germany "Great hospitality and perfect guidance by Roeleen & Steve. We loved our stay at Knysna!"

England "From the moment we arrived we felt very welcomed. Fantastic hospitality & ambience. Very knowledgable of all areas. Loved our chats. Thank you both for a fab time"

Denmark "Spacious, clean & comfy plus a ′Room with a view′ Thanks."

England "Thank you for a really lovely stay and great hospitality"

Germany "Thank you for the wonderful time here! ♥"

South Africa   Australia "Thanks for taking great care of us & for the local sight recommendations."

France "We had more than a wonderful time here and appreciated the fantastic hospitality of Roeléén. She spoiled us. We hope to come back. Many thanks!"

Netherlands "If the Burj Al Arab in Dubai has seven stars, this guesthouse definitely got eight stars!! Thank you for your hospitality Roeléén!!"

Netherlands "Westhill is a great guesthouse with absolutely fantastic hospitality and ambience! Roeléén, many thanks & we will be back!"

Netherlands "Wat een super accommodatie echt het beste van on za reis in Zuid-Afrika, vriendelijk, netjes, gastvrijheid, echt top!"
(What a super accommodation really the best on our trip to South Africa, friendly, neat, hospitality really top!)

Netherlands "Defenitly the best stay during our SA trip? We had a great time. Thank you so much for your hospitality! "

South Africa "Baie luuks, prakties en lieflike uitsig!!"
(Very luxurious, practical and lovely view!!)

South Africa "Baie dankie vir julle vriendelikheid en bereid was om ons te huisves."
(Thank you for your kindness and being prepared to accommodate us.)

Brazil "We loved our staying. Tudo estava otimo!"
(We loved our stay. Everything was great!)

Germany "Thank you for our great honeymoon in the Westhill House! It is a lovely place"

Germany "Thank you for the great hospitality!"

Germany "It was wonderful here, we will come back!"

England "Roeleen and Steve have created the most beautiful guest house and are the perfect hosts. Thank you so much."

Cyprus "Beautiful room, attentive hosts. Lovely breakfast. A Memorable stay. Thank you."

England "Wonderfully comfortable room with a sea view even from in bed! V. well appointed + friendly hosts. We'll be back!"

Scotland "Lovely place + very attentive hosts. Hope to be back!"

England "Seven blissful nights in your beautiful guest house. Thank you for being such wonderful hosts."

Netherlands "We were here during 6 days and our stay was fantastic. Steve and Roeleen : a great couple full of hospitality!"

Luxembourg "We had a great time in Knynsa (unfortunately not long enough) and at your wonderful guest house, thanks Roeléén and Steve for being such great hosts!!"

England "Everything Excellent, Thank You"

Australia "Thank you for the friendship and wonderful experience."

England "Fantastic part of the country and a lovely place to stay, thanks for hospitality"

Scotland "The most beautiful place ♥ with the most generous of hosts! Thank you for everything!"

Italy "We had such a great time here, everything was wonderful! We will recommend you, hoping to come back!!! ☺"

England "Finding Westhill Luxury Guest House was like finding a pearl in an oyster its rare and its a gem. The stay could not be faulted and if I am back in Knysna I certainly know where I will stay"

Germany "Vielen Dank für die schönen 4 Tage, die ♥ lichkeit, Fürsorge & die leckere kulinarische Versorgung. After the nice 4 days I can say I have adopted a 2nd mum ☺ See you soon, we will come back!"
(Thank you for the lovely 4 days, the sensitive care and the delicious culinary provisions.)

Germany "Vielen Dank für die wunderschöne Tage hier. Unser Zimmer u. die nette famliiare atmosphäre waren wundervoll. Wir kommen sicher bald wieder!!"
(Thank you for the wonderful time here. The room and the nice family atmosphere were wonderful. We'll certainly be back soon!!)

England "Thank you both so much for such a wonderful stay, wish we could could stay longer. Fantastic hospitality & good luck for the future!"

Netherlands "We hebben hier fantastische dagen gehad. Een supergoede verzorging in een prachtig onderkomen!"
(We have had fantastic days here. Super good care in a wonderful accommodation!)

Austria "Very nice stay. We really enjoyed it. See you again"

South Africa "Thank you so much for an amazing rest! We had the best time. Absolutely loved our visit. See you again in 2017!"

Switzerland "We enjoyed our stay very much. Luxury accommodation is the right expression and excellent hosts. Steve's scrambled eggs are a dream..!! The best ever we had"

England "What a fabulous + too brief stay! Thank you so much for everything, it was perfect, right down to the EAGLES. We'll be back! x"

Germany "Thanks a lot for everything! We enjoyed our stay with you - good wine, cozy beds & always good hints what to do in Knysna!"

Austria "We loved to stay here, Roeleen and Steve, thanks for everything. It was perfect! We felt like at home, no even better. So we are coming back and have another glass of wine / beer with you. You have a wonderful place ♥"

Germany "Vielen Dank für den schönen Aufenthalt! Die freundliche, sehr persönliche Betreuung und das tolle Zimmer waren einfach PERFEKT!"
(Thank you for a lovely stay! The friendly, very personal care and the great room were just PERFECT!)

Italy "Roeléén and Steve, thank you so much for a wonderful stay at this luxury guesthouse. We really felt your love for this place and it made us feel at home. Hopefully we'll have a chance to come back again!"

Germany "We had a wonderful ♥ time, great hosts, stunning home! We will recommend you"

Germany "Thank you for our wonderful stay - it's definitely the best place in Knysna. You are fantastic hosts in a fantastic Guesthouse"

South Africa "Baie dankie alles pragtig en mooi verby. Gasvry +++ Dankie"
(Thank you very much everything beautiful and better than pretty. Hospitable+++ Thank you.)

Germany "Danke an Roeleen & Steve für wunderschöne, nette und erndsame Aufenthalt. Würde gerne wieder kommen! ☺"
(Thanks to Roeleen & Steve for beautiful, pleasant and restful stay. Would love to come back!)

South Africa "Thank you soooo much. FANTASTIC. Really appreciate your PERSONAL TOUCH!!"

Namibia "Truly wonderful. Steve and Ro are fantastic hosts. Beautiful home and setting best non 5 Star I have stayed in!"

South Africa "We had a fantastic stay! This will soon be a 5 STAR! See you soon."

South Africa "A wonderful weekend stay with cheerful + helpful owners! Exceptionally clean + comfortable! Will definitely return. ☺"

Comments: 117   -   Reviews: 142   -   Rating: 9.7 / 10

South Africa
Good "Big thanks to Roeleén & Steve. Loved our stay. Thanks for all the effort and 'todo' tips. You have created an absolute best stay, good value for money and most wonderful home from home experience. Spectacular view. Could not have asked for better. Will definately see you again."

South Africa "Our stay was wonderful, very nice hosts at the guest house, well organized and friendly too"
Good "The breakfast was wonderful and the hosts made efforts to satisfy us. We loved the view to the sea."
Bad "Nothing to dislike, the place was neat and the hosts were very kind and warm at heart."

South Africa "Excellent!"
Good "Our room had a great view overlooking the waterfront/sea.The owner’s welcomed us with so much hospitality and what i loved about them was how they assisted us with things to do in knysna and surrounding areas with such willingness .The breakfast had such a wide variety and you could eat as much as you wanted. The cleanliness of the house and room is always on point. There is nothing bad i can say about this guest house. This has been the best experience!"

Good "Alles perfekt. Sehr freundliche und sehr hilfsbereite Gastgeber!"
(Everything perfect. Very friendly and very helpful hosts!)

Good "It was an amazing property in a great location with beautiful views over Knysna bay. Steve and Roleen couldn’t have done enough for us as hosts, treated us like family considering we had only just met. They have a wonderful place, wish we had more time to stay and explore the area and use their beautiful pool. They offer great advice on where to eat and what to do. Definitely would stay again if we are passing and also recommend this place 100%."
Bad "Everything, spotless, homely and good location."

United States of America
Good "Very helpful owners. Good breakfast. Large, well-designed bedroom and well-appointed, large en-suite bathroom. Great view of the harbor."

Good "Sehr netter Empfang mit Begrüßungsdrinks inkl. Tipps für Touren, wurden auch gleich gebucht. Am Westhill gelegen, tolle Aussicht auf Knysna und die Heads."
(Very nice reception with welcome drinks including tips for tours, which were also booked right away. Located on Westhill, great views of Knysna and the Heads.)

Germany "Immer wieder gerne. Roeléén und Steve sind fantastische Gastgeber."
(It's always a pleasure. Roeléén and Steve are fantastic hosts.)

South Africa "GOOD"
Good "good breakfast"

Good "Exceptional service. Ro and Steve couldn’t do enough for us all. Over and above 4 star. The views were superb.the Room was exceptional. Hope to return"
Bad "Nothing not to dislike."

South Africa
Good "All perfect"

Sweden "Trevligt familje boende"   (Nice family accommodation)
Good "Utmärkt läge"
(Excellent location)

Germany "Top location with caring hosts"
Good "Our hosts have been super friendly which contributed to a most pleasant stay. Everything was perfect from start to end. Can definitely recommend."

Germany "Wunderbar, nicht nur der Blick!"   (Wonderful, not just the view!)
Good "Für zwei Tage waren wir Gäste der unbeschreiblich netten, hilfsbereiten und überaus freundlichen Gastgeber Roeleen und Steve. Sie haben sich oberhalb von Knysna ein helles, wunderschönes, sehr gepflegtes und großzügiges Anwesen mit einem spektakulären Blick Blick auf die Bay geschaffen, den wir vom Balkon unseres Zimmers immer wieder genießen konnten. Die (blitzsauberen) Räume sind modern, neu, stilvoll in weiß gehalten und überaus großzügig, was auch für das chicke Bad gilt. Sofort haben wir uns schon bei der Begrüßung (mit einem Glas Wein in der separaten Bar am Pool) sehr wohl gefühlt. Steve und Roesleen haben uns wertvolle Tipps zu Unternehmungen, aber auch zu Restaurants geben können. Das Zentrum (Waterfront) ist fußläufig in ca. 10 min erreichbar. Für den Rückweg nach unseren Restaurantbesuchen haben uns unsere Gastgeber einen Fahrer gebucht, weil wir den Hügel zum Westhill am späteren Abend nicht hinauflaufen wollten. Wir sind begeistert vom Westhill und seinen netten, liebenswürdigen Gastgebern und würden in Knysna jederzeit dort wieder wohnen wollen."
(For two days we were guests of the indescribably nice, helpful and extremely friendly hosts Roeleen and Steve. Above Knysna, they have created a bright, beautiful, well maintained and spacious property with a spectacular view of the bay, which we could enjoy from the balcony of our room again and again. The (spotless) rooms are modern, new, stylish in white and very generous, which also applies to the chic bathroom. Immediately we felt very comfortable at the welcome (with a glass of wine in the separate bar by the pool). Steve and Roeleen gave us valuable tips on things to do, but also about restaurants. The center (waterfront) is within walking distance in about 10 minutes. For the way back from our restaurant visits the waiters booked a driver, because we did not want to walk up the hill to Westhill later in the evening. We are thrilled with Westhill and its nice, amiable hosts and would want to stay there again anytime in Knysna.)

Good "We had the king size Nautical room which was amazing, so spacious with fabulous views across to the heads. Breakfast was ample and fresh. We were told it was possible to walk into town but we decided to use the car as parking is easy. Would stay here again as Steve and Roleen were perfect hosts."
Bad "Nothing"

Good "Frühstück sehr gut ; Lage: Ausgezeichnet ; sehr nette , hilfsbereite Gastgeber"
(Breakfast very good; location: excellent; very nice, helpful hosts)

Germany "Thank you for the wonderful time in Knysna."
Good "Roeléén und Steve waren die besten Gastgeber, die man sich vorstellen kann. Fürsorglich beim Frühstück und immer bemüht, dass wir ein gutes Restaurant für das Abendessen fanden. Außerdem hatten sie jede Menge Tipps für unsere täglichen Ausflüge parat. Ganz herzlichen Dank nochmals für die Einladung in den Yacht Club. Ich hoffe, wir sehen uns wieder."
(Roeléén and Steve were the best hosts imaginable. Caring at breakfast and always eager to find a good restaurant for dinner. They also had plenty of tips for our daily trips. Thank you again for the invitation to the Yacht Club. I hope we meet again.)

Germany "Sehr sympatisches und sauberes Guesthouse in Knysna"   (Very nice and clean Guesthouse in Knysna)
Good " die super netten und sympatischen Gastgeber, die uns tolle Tipps gegeben haben, sehr hilfsbereit waren und uns Restaurant und Whale-Watching Tour reserviert haben. Es gab einen Willkommens-Drink an der Pool-Bar"
(the super nice and sympathetic hosts who gave us great advice, were very helpful in reserving our restaurant and whale watching tour. There was a welcome drink at the pool bar)

Good "Good hosts very knowledgable about area welcome drinks on arrival"
Bad "Nothing"

Good "Lovely location and a quality offering. Spacious rooms with great views, no amenity forgotten in your room. Lovely friendly hosts, brimming with local info and eating out suggestions."
Bad "Communal breakfast table.... Would have liked the opportunity to eat outside too. -would this deter me from a return visit? Absolutely not, would def use again."

Germany "Fantastisch"   (Fantastic)
Good "Wir hatten ein tolles sehr geräumiges Zimmer mit Blick auf auf die Bucht von Knysna. Steve und Roeleen sind ganz tolle Gastgeber. Wir bekamen ganz tolle Tipps von Ihnen, das Frühstück war sehr gut, es gab einfach nichts zu bemäängeln. Wir können diese Unterkunft mit Bestem Wissen weiter empfehlen 👍👍👍👍👍"
(We had a great very spacious room overlooking the bay of Knysna. Steve and Roeleen are really great hosts. We got great tips from them, the breakfast was very good, there was nothing to complain about. We can recommend this accommodation with the best of knowledge 👍👍👍👍👍)

England "Top Class"
Good "Lovely owners. Superb, clean accommodation. Large room with balcony and magnificent views."
Bad "All great."

Good "Die Unterkunft hatte eine perfekte Lage, super gemütliche Betten und Roeleen und Steve sind die besten Gastgeber. Wir haben uns wie zuhause gefühlt."
(The accommodation was in a perfect location, super comfortable beds and Roeleen and Steve are the best hosts. We felt at home.)
Bad "-"

Germany "Sehr angenehmer, persönlicher Aufenthalt mit toller Lage und Ausstattung"
(Very pleasant, personal stay with great location and facilities)
Good "Das vermietende Pärchen ist ein Traumpaar. Sie haben viel zu erzählen und helfen bei allen Wünschen weiter, aber respektieren auch die Privatsphäre. Die Ausstattung ist neuwertig und modern, alles ist sauber und gepflegt. Vom Balkon hat man einen super Ausblick auf den Hafen und ist auch in 15min zu Fuß oder 5min mit dem Auto im Zentrum."
(The renting pair are a dream couple. They have a lot to tell and help with all wishes, but also respect the privacy. The equipment is new and modern, everything is clean and well maintained. From the balcony you have a great view of the harbor and it is also 15min on foot or 5min by car to the centre.)
Bad "-"

New Zealand "A good base to explore the many attractions of the Knysna area"
Good "Lovely view, comfy bed, welcoming drink on arrival."

South Africa "Our stay was fantastic"
Good "the view was excellent location was excellent the Owners were very accommodating"

Germany "Wir kommen gerne wieder."   (We will gladly come again.)
Good "Die Zimmer sind gross und sauber. Die Einrichtung ist neuwertig. Die Betten sind ein Traum. Der Ausblick vom Zimmer/ Balkon über die Lagune ist toll."
(The rooms are big and clean. The decor is new. The beds are a dream. The view from the room / balcony over the lagoon is great.)

Good "Zimmer war riesig, Badezimmer mit Dusche und Badewanne ausgestattet. Sehr komfortabel. Besitzer waren extrem hilfsbereit und zuvorkommend."
(Room was huge, bathroom with shower and bath. Very comfortable. Owner was extremely helpful and accommodating.)
Bad "Man muss am Vortag die Uhrzeit für Frühstück entscheiden. Ich hätte mir teilweise mehr Privatsphäre gewünscht, war aber sicherlich lieb gemeint uns so viele Tipps zu geben wie möglich (waren teilweise die einzigen Gäste)."
(You have to decide on the day before the time for breakfast. I would have liked more privacy, but I was very fond of giving as many tips as we could (were partly the only guests).)

England "Superb stay in a great place with excellent hosts"
Good "Steve and Roeleen were superb hosts. Very friendly and great conversation. Breakfast was very good. The room was big and immaculate. Location only 20 mins walk to all the restaurants."

Germany "Tolle Lage, außergewöhnlich komfortabel."   (Great location, exceptionally comfortable.)
Good "Sehr freundliche Gastgeber, die uns einen ausgesprochen freundlichen Empfang bereitet haben. Tolle komfortable und saubere Unterkunft, super bequeme Betten (extra Groß), Knysna mit Waterfront und Restaurants zu Fuß gut und sicher zu erreichen. Abgeschlossener Parkplatz. Eine außergewöhnlich große Auswahl an allen Arten von Getränken zu moderaten Preisen für die Gäste verfügbar. Reichhaltiges individuell und frisch zubereitetes Frühstück, das keine Wünsche offen ließ. Wir kommen wieder."
(Very friendly hosts, who gave us an extremely friendly welcome. Very comfortable and clean accommodation, super comfortable beds (extra large), Knysna with waterfront and restaurants within walking distance and safe to reach. Enclosed parking. An exceptionally wide selection of all types of drinks at moderate prices available to guests. Extensive individually and freshly prepared breakfast, which left nothing to be desired. We will be back.)

Germany "Komfortabler und sehr angenehmer Aufenthalt mit schöner Aussicht!"
(Comfortable and very pleasant stay with beautiful views!)
Good "Die Lage des hervorragend gepflegten und gut ausgestatteten Anwesens mit Blick über Knysna, die Lagune und die umgebenden Berge ist wunderbar. Die Gastgeber sind sehr nett und gastfreundlich und in jeder Hinsicht einen Besuch wert. In der schönen am Pool gelegenen Bar haben wir mit den Gastgebern und weiteren Gästen einen unterhaltsamen Abend bei Bier und lekka Wein verbracht."
(The location of the well-maintained and well-appointed property overlooking Knysna, the lagoon and the surrounding mountains is wonderful. The hosts are very nice and hospitable and in every way worth a visit. In the beautiful bar by the pool we spent an entertaining evening with beer and nice wine with the hosts and other guests.)
Bad "Alles Top!!"
(Everything top!!)

Good "We had an amazing stay at Westhill! Steve and Roeleen are lovely hosts and made us feel very welcome, explaining everything about Knysna and giving us some pointers over welcome drinks. The room offered absolute privacy with breathtaking views of Knysna and the Heads. Walking distance to waterfront and restaurants, extremely spacious room and bathroom with an amazing shower! The breakfast was very good and we felt absolutely relaxed at their wonderful place"
Bad "Nothing to complain!"

Germany "We had a great time and will stay there again."
Good "New, very spacious apartment with a nice view. Everything was perfect, amazing hosts!"

Good "The welcome was amazing , Steven and Rolene were excellent hosts ( Rolene gives an excellent wine tasting experience , highly recommended ). The accomodation was first class and there is splendid view over Knysna Lagoon"

Switzerland "Einmal Westhill Guesthouse - immer wieder Westhill Gouesthouse"     (Once Westhill Guest House - always Westhill Guest House)
Good "Der freundliche Empfang mit einem Drink an der Bar und vielen Informationen betr. Ausflüge, Restaurants usw. war super. Das Zimmer und Badezimmer sind gross und sehr sauber. Die Aussicht ( 5 Sterne) zu den Knysna Heads ist fantastisch. Wir haben uns sehr wohlgefühlt."
(The friendly front desk with a drink at the bar and lots of information about trips, restaurants, etc. was great. The room and bathroom are big and very clean. The view (5 stars) to the Knysna Heads is fantastic. We felt very comfortable.)

Germany "Eine sehr gute Wahl"     (A very good choice)
Good "Tolle Lage mit Blick auf die Knysna Heads, zu Fuß ist die Waterfront gut erreichbar , für den Rückweg haben wir ein Taxi genommen. Super Gastgeber, sehr bemüht und voller Informationen . Frühstück mit guter Auswahl, extra Wünsche wurden gerne berücksichtigt. Hochwertige Ausstattung der gesamten Anlage. Nur 3 oder 4 Zimmer."
(Great location with a view of the Knysna Heads, on foot the Waterfront is easily accessible, for the way back we took a taxi. Great hosts, very hard-working and full of information. Breakfast with a good selection, extra requests were gladly considered. High-quality furnishing throughout. Only 3 or 4 rooms.)
Bad "Nicht wirklich ein Kritikpunkt , aber der Kühlschrank ist ein Gemeinsamer für alle Gäste, dafür mit Getränken bestückt."
(Not really a criticism, but the fridge is a common one for all guests, but stocked with drinks.)

Good "Auberge fantastique et propriétaires sympathiques serviables. A recommander. Déjeuners très correct."
(Fantastic hostel and friendly helpful owners. To be recommended. Breakfast just right.)

Good "Ganz besonders herzlicher Empfang und sehr aufmerksame Gastleute."
(Especially warm welcome and very attentive hosts.)

Good "Die Eigentümer sind äußerst freundlich und haben tolle Tipps, um die Umgebung zu erkunden."
(The owners are extremely friendly and have great tips to explore the area.)
Bad "----"

England "Perfect"
Good "The rooms are very light and airy. The whole house extremely clean and well kept. The owners make you feel very welcome and are friendly and informative about knynsa."
Bad "Nothing could have been better"

Good "Alles bestens. Tolles Gästehaus in Knysna. Die beiden Inhaber waren super nett und hilfsbereit. Wir hatten einen tollen Blick auf die Bucht von Knysna. Wir haben uns rundum wohl gefühlt ."
(Everything great. Super guest house in Knysna. The two owners were super nice and helpful. We had a great view of the bay of Knysna. We felt completely comfortable.)

Good "Het is een zeer prettig huis met superaardige mensen."
(It is a very nice house with super nice people.)
Bad "Niets!"

Good "Alles super!!"
(Everything was great!!)

Good "We loved the big rooms and the hosts are absolutely amazing. Great stay!"

Good "The hosts were fabulous, super helpful and friendly."

Good "Vielen Dank, das war das Beste auf unserer Tour. Diese Leute wissen was Urlauber brauchen, von A bis Z. Da war nichts zu überbieten. Sie haben ein Haus gebaut um die Gäste zu verwöhnen."
(Thank you, that was the best part of our tour. These people know what holiday-makers need, from A to Z. There was nothing to improve on. They have built a house to spoil the guests.)

Good "Sehr großes Zimmer, alles Neu, Traumblick auf Lagune, super sauber, Vermieter sehr hilfsbereit, mehr geht nicht!!"
(Very large room, everything was new, dream view of the lagoon, super clean, landlord very helpful, more is not possible!!)

Germany "Der beste Aufenthalt meiner Südafrikareise!"     (The best stay of my South Africa trip!)
Good "Bei dieser Unterkunft könnte man mit Superlativen um sich werfen, da alles perfekt war. Die Aussicht atemberaubend, das Bad und das gesamte Apartment groß, sehr sauber und perfekt. Beim Frühstück wurde auf jeden Wunsch eingegangen. Die Gastgeber hilfsbereit und sehr freundlich. Der gesicherte Parkplatz befindet sich auf dem Grundstück. Zur Waterfront sind es nur 350 m."
(With this accommation you could throw around superlatives, as everything was perfect. The view breathtaking, the bathroom and the whole apartment big, very clean and perfect. Every wish for breakfast was fulfilled. The hosts helpful and very friendly. The secured parking is located on the property. The Waterfront is just 350 meters away.)
Bad "Es war alles perfekt!"
(Everything was perfect!)

Good "Amazing view and massive bedroom and bathroom. All very clean and comfortable. Outstanding hosts, very helpful and welcoming - they also gave us plenty of suggestions on what to do, where to go, etc. Highly recommended!"

Good "Sehr hilfsbereit und freundliche Gastgeber 👍 👍 👍"
(Very helpful and friendly hosts 👍 👍 👍)
Bad "War alles perfekt 👌"
(Everything was perfect 👌)

Brazil "Atendimento VIP!"     (VIP service!)
Good "De tudo. Quartos grandes e muito limpos. Tudo bem novo. Tem estacionamento e ficamos com um controle remoto. A localização: fica numa rua muito silenciosa e bonita. Fica aprox 800m do Waterfront. Mas o destaque foi o atendimento super VIP que os donos (Roeléén e Steve) nos deram. Desde o início, aceitando um checkin fora do horário e, também, nos recebendo com um welcome drink, além de dar varias dicas de passeios, restaurantes (inclusive fazendo as reservas a nosso pedido), etc. Foram extremamente atenciosos e cordiais durante toda a estadia, sempre com uma surpresa para nos agradar. Roeléén e Steve, parabéns pelo atendimento. Quando voltarmos a Knysna certamente ficarmos no Westhill novamente."
(Everything. Large rooms and very clean. Everything is new. It has parking and we got a remote control. The location is in a very quiet and beautiful street. It is approx 800m from the Waterfront. But the highlight was the super VIP service that the owners (Roeléén and Steve) gave us. From the beginning, accepting a late check-int and also welcoming us with a welcome drink, as well as giving us various tips on sightseeing, restaurants (including making reservations at our request), etc. They were extremely attentive and cordial throughout our stay, always with a surprise to please us. Roeléén and Steve, congratulations on the service. When we return to Knysna we will certainly stay at the Westhill again.)
Bad "De nada. Tudo estava ótimo."
(Nothing. Everything was great.)

Good "Es war einfach alles nur super die Zimmer sehr groß und Hell beste Aussicht, das Frühstück hat jede Erwartung erfüllt, und die Gastgeber sind sehr bemüht um einen das an nicht fehlt"
(It was just great the rooms were very large and bright, the view was perfect, the breakfast met every expectation, and the hosts are eager to please you)

Good "Die Unterkunft ist an einer einzigartigen Lage...Aussicht über die ganze Bay...ruhig..und auch zu Fuß in die Stadt ist kein Problem. Ca 10minuten"
(The accommodation is in a unique location ... View over the whole bay ... quiet..and also walking distance to town is no problem. About 10 minutes)

Good "Tolle Gastgeber, die sich um alles kümmern. Sehr schöner Garten."
(Great hosts who take care of everything. Very nice garden.)
Bad "Zimmer sind sehr groß und sauber, aber sehr schlicht eingerichtet."
(Rooms are very large and clean, but very simply furnished.)

Germany "Einfach super. Angenehme familiäre Atmosphäre. Wir wurden sehr verwöhnt."
(Just great. Pleasant family atmosphere. We were very spoiled.)

India "Host Steve &Roeleen are friendly n very helpful. I like to thank them for make us feel like home"
Good "Host Steve & Roeleen are very helpful n friendly. Rooms are very modern n clean."

Good "Les propriétaires sont charmants et de bons conseils. Chambre spacieuse et confortable."
(The owners are lovely and offfer good advice. Spacious and comfortable room.)

Good "Except for hosting us with great care, Steve & Roeléén gave us excellent advice on the best way to spend the precious day and a half we could spend at Knysna area"

Germany "Zu 100% zu empfehlen"     (It's 100% recommended)
Good "Die beiden Gastgeber sind toll. Die Begrüßung war sehr herzlich und informativ. Sie kümmern sich um Reservierungen, geben gute Tipps und sind immer ansprechbar. Das Frühstück ist sehr liebevoll zubereitet und sehr reichhaltig."
(The two hosts are great. The welcome was very warm and informative. They take care of reservations, give good tips and are always approachable. The breakfast is very lovingly prepared and very comprehensive.)
Bad "Nichts"

Good "Sköna sängar och kuddar. Fin utsikt. Trevligt värdpar som var mycket hjälpsamma."
(Comfortable beds and pillows. Nice views. Nice host couple who were very helpful.)
Bad "Lite mycket trappor när man är äldre. Inte bekvämt gångavstånd till redtauranger. Att sitta tillsammans med de andra gästerna runt ett stort bord vid frukost."
(A few stairs when you are older. Not convenient walking distance to restaurants. To sit with the other guests around a big table at breakfast.)

Germany "Super private Unterkunft zum Wohlfühlen"     (Super private accommodation to feel good)
Good "Sehr freundliche, aufmerksame Gastgeber Ro und Steve, welche immer gute Empfehlungen aussprechen und sich wirklich Zeit nehmen. Sichere Lage und Parkplatz in geschlossenem Bereich. Sehr angenehme familiäre Atmosphäre, sehr gutes Frühstück. Super sauber und alles ordentlich gepflegt. Wlan perfekt. Beim nächsten Aufenthalt würden wir auf jeden Fall wieder hier buchen."
(Very friendly, attentive hosts Ro and Steve, who always make good recommendations and really take their time. Safe location and parking in closed area. Very pleasant family atmosphere, very good breakfast. Super clean and tidy. Wi-Fi perfect. For the next stay we would definitely book again.)

Germany "Ein Traum ☺"     (A dream )
Good "Einfach alles war super. Roellen und Steve geben sich so viel Mühe bei allem. Das Zimmer war anstandslos super. Tolles Badezimmer, toller Wohnbereich und ein super Ausblick über Knysna. Das Frühstück hat auch keine Wünsche offen gelassen ☺ Außerdem sind die Gastgeber einfach nur herzlich. Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit mit Ihnen an der Bar ☺ wir kommen sehr gerne wieder"
(Everything was great. Roeleen and Steve go to so much trouble with everything. The room was without hestitation super. Great bathroom, great living area and a super view over Knysna. The breakfast left nothing to be desired ☺ Also the hosts are just so cordial. We had a great time with you at the bar ☺ we would like to come again)
Bad "Wir hätten mehr Nächte einplanen sollen ☹"
(We should of planned more nights)

Good "sehr freundliche gastgeber - gehen auf die wünsche ihrer gäste ein - können sehr viel tips geben und updaten ihr wissen mit den erzählungen der gästen"
(very friendly host - respond to the wishes of their guests - can give a lot of tips and update your knowledge with the stories of the guests)
Bad "leider fehlt der unterkunft noch einen persönlichen touch mittels ansprechende dekoration"
(unfortunately the accommodation still lacks a personal touch by means of attractive decoration)

Germany "Rundum-Sorglos durch Roeleen und Steve"     (Completely carefree due to Roeleen and Steve)
Good "Roeleen und Steve kümmern sich intensiv um ihre Gäste, gehen auf Frühstückswünsche ein (kontinentales und englisches Frühstück), machen sehr gute Vorschläge für Touren (z.B. Bootstour zur Walbeobachtung) und Restaurants (besonders zu empfehlen: Le Maquis und The Anchorage). Zimmer sind sehr geräumig, mit Blick auf die Lagune von Knysna. 5min Autofahrt zur Waterfront."
(Roeleen and Steve take great care of their guests, with breakfast requests (continental and full English), make great suggestions for tours (such as whale watching boat tours) and restaurants (especially recommended: Le Maquis and The Anchorage). Rooms are very spacious, overlooking the lagoon of Knysna. 5min drive to the waterfront.)

Good "The hosts Roeléén and Steve were very friendly and helpful (planning activities, make reservations for dinner and other stuff discussed) , the room and the bathroom had a lot of space, were clean and the rooms are very modern. Breakfast was good especially as they take care of the guests wishes. Very recommendable accommodation!"

England "A quiet, calm place to stay and enjoy the area"
Good "Absolutely marvellous place to stay .... superb hosts, wonderful breakfasts, lovely bar in the garden but the piece de resistance is the room(s).... beautifully furnished with large comfortable bed, well appointed en-suite and a balcony with a view to die for. We will be back...."
Bad "I didn't like having to leave!! This may seem trite - but nothing really could have been better. The position is awesome ... views are incredible. Maybe a moving walkway from the town back up the hill --- but taxis are plentiful..."

Switzerland "Rundum toll!"     (Great all round!)
Good "Das Haus, das Zimmer/Bad, Aussicht, und vor allem die Gastgeber. Man fühlt sich wie daheim, geben Tipps, organisieren, reservieren... einfach Spitzenklasse. Danke Roeleen und Steve."
(The house, the bedroom/bathroom, view, and especially the hosts. They make you feel like at home, with tips, organization and reservations ... just top class. Thank you Roeleen and Steve.)
Bad "Nichts zu bemängeln"
(Nothing to complain about)

Good "In jeder Hinsicht erstklassig."
(First class in every way.)
Bad "Alles war perfekt."
(Everything was perfect.)

South Africa
Good "The rooms, home and views are absolutely fantastic and are extremely comfortable. The pictures don’t do it justice. But what made our stay really special was the incredibly warm and friendly hospitality of Roléén and Steve. They were lots of fun, went out of their way to look after us and were wonderful hosts."
Bad "Nothing. Everything was brilliant!"

Good "Das Westhill Luxury Guest House ist einfach nur traumhaft! Die Gastgeberin Roeleen hat uns bereits erwartet und herzlich empfangen. Nach dem Einchecken durften wir ins Poolhaus zu einem Willkommensdrink, wo Roeleen uns einige Fotos zeigte sowie viele Tipps zu Knysna und Umgebung gab. Sie tätigte für uns sodann auch eine Restaurantreservation. Das Frühstück war sehr lecker und wurde sehr liebevoll zubereitet, es fehlte einfach an nichts! Unser Zimmer war wunderschön, sehr grosszügig, modern, komfortabel und mit einem super Ausblick in die Lagune. Durch die Hanglage konnten wir die Aussicht richtig geniessen und waren trotzdem überall sehr schnell mit dem Auto. Falls wir wieder einmal in Knysna sind, würden wir sofort wieder dieses Guest House bevorzugen!"
(Westhill Luxury Guest House is just fantastic! The hostess Roeleen was already waiting and welcomed us warmly. After checking in, we were allowed into the pool house for a welcome drink, where Roeleen showed us some photos and gave lots of tips on Knysna and the surrounding area. She then did a restaurant reservation for us. The breakfast was delicious and was very lovingly prepared, it just did not lack anything! Our room was beautiful, very spacious, modern, comfortable and with a great view of the lagoon. Due to the hillside we could really enjoy the view and could still get everywhere very quickly by car. If we are in Knysna again, we would immediately go back to this guest house again!)

Colombia "El mejor Guest House de la Garden Route"     (The best Guest House on the Garden Route)
Good "La atención y los detalles que tenia el alojamiento fueron increíbles, la vista es inmejorable, la anfitriona cocinaba delicioso, los mejores desayunos de la Garden Route, el último día tuvimos que salir temprano, y se levantó más temprano a hacer nuestro desayuno, la habitación y el baño inmejorables, totalmente limpio, y todo hermoso, lo recomiendo 100%"
(The attention and details that the accommodation had were incredible, the view is unbeatable, the hostess cooked deliciously, the best breakfasts of the Garden Route, the last day we had to leave early, and she got up earlier to make our breakfast, the room and the bathroom unbeatable, totally clean, and all beautiful, I recommend 100%)
Bad "Todo me gustó, pero Knysna no esta concentrada en un solo punto, hay que tener carro o pagar taxis"
(I liked everything, but Knysna is not concentrated in a single location, you have to have a car or pay for taxis)

Germany "Schöne Lodge"     (Beautiful lodge)
Good "Toller Ausblick vom Zimmer über die Bucht! Supernettes Inhaber-Ehepaar, zur Begrüßung gab es ein Glas Wein in der Hausbar und eine ausgiebige Unterhaltung mit vielen Tipps, gerne wurden Reservierungswünsche erfüllt. Leckeres Frühstück mit Eierspeisen nach Wunsch! Sehr bequemes Bett. Jederzeit wieder!"
(Great view from the room over the bay! Super nice owner-couple, on the welcome there was a glass of wine in the bar and an extensive conversation with many tips, reservation requests were gladly fulfilled. Delicious breakfast with egg dishes on request! Very comfortable bed. Would return any time!)

Good "Fabulous place to stay, beautiful views, extremely clean, both host were very helpful in recommending places to visit, restaurants etc etc"
Bad "Nothing all excellent."

Good "The room was lovely, really spacious with beautiful views and was spotlessly clean. The hosts were amazing and couldn’t do enough for you."
Bad "Nothing."

Good "Tudo novinho e os donos que atendem. Ambiente bem familiar. A dona deu varias dicas de passeio. Nota dez!!!"
(Everything brand new and attentive owners. Family atmosphere. The owner gave several walking tips. Grade A!!!)

Brazil "Maravilhoso"     (Marvelous)
Good "A limpeza do local"
(Cleanliness of the place)

Good "The welcome by the owners,the cleanliness and attention to detail."
Bad "Nothing."

Switzerland "Empfehlenswerte Lodge"     (Recommended lodge)
Good "Freundlicher Empfang mit einem Drink und Empfehlungen für Ausflüge und Restaurants. Das Zimmer und Badezimmer war sehr gross und gut ausgestattet. Tolle Aussicht über Knysna und die Knysna Heads. Sicherer Parkplatz. Wir haben uns wohlgefühlt!"
(Friendly welcome with a drink and recommendations for trips and restaurants. The room and bathroom were very large and well equipped. Great view over Knysna and the Knysna Heads. Secure parking. We felt very comfortable!)
Bad "Schade, dass bei schönem Wetter das Frühstück nicht auf der Terrasse serviert wird."
(Shame that in good weather breakfast is not served on the terrace.)

England "Beautiful views from your balcony and fantastic all round accommodation. Delightful hosts."
Good "Beautiful newly constructed guest rooms. They are extremely well fitted out with adapter sockets and charger points and very spacious and airy. Bar beside the lovely pool was delightful and a welcome drink with our hosts for a chat was a lovely start to our stay. Hosts are informative and very knowledgeable about the area and extremely helpful. A good choice of good nearby restaurants and taxis home readily available."
Bad "Nothing !"

Germany "Perfect stay!!"
Good "The view out of our room onto the Knysna Lagoon was AMAZING!! Our hosts Roelèèn and Steve are enthusiastic hosts and help you with everything you need! One of our best lodgings we had on the garden route !!!"

Good "Ganz extrem nette Gastgeber!! Beim Welcome Drink wurden wir mit Infos bzgl Restaurant u Aktivitäten versorgt UND die Tischreservierungen gleich vorgenommen! Die Restaurantempfehlungen haben genau unseren Vorstellungen und Wünschen entsprochen! Außergewöhnlich schöne, großzügig eingerichtete Zimmer! Das frisch individuell zubereitete u servierte Frühstück war extrem super! Sehr praktisches sicheres Parken am Grundstück!"
(Very nice hosts!! At the welcome drink we were provided with information regarding restaurants and activities and table reservations were made! The restaurant reservations met our expectations and requirements! Exceptionally beautiful, well furnished rooms! The fresh individually prepared and served breakfast was great! Very practical secure parking on the property!)

Good "Sehr saubere, moderne und komfortable Unterkunft die einfach wunderschön ist. Vom Balkon hat man die perfekte Aussicht auf Knysna. Die Gastgeber waren ausgesprochen nett und hilfsbereit. Das Frühstück fand ich super. Es wurde auf jeden Wunsch eingegangen. Die Zimmer waren neu und riesengroß. Die Lodge verfügt über eine Poolbar, einen Pool und einen sehr sicheren Parkplatz am Haus. Das Westhill war die schönste Unterkunft auf unserer gesamten Reise. Wir fühlten uns pudelwohl."
(Very clean, modern and comfortable accommodation that is just beautiful. From the balcony you have the perfect view of Knysna. The hosts were very nice and helpful. The breakfast was great. All our requests were satisfied. The rooms were new and huge. The Guest House has a pool bar, a swimming pool and a very secure car park on site. Westhill was the nicest place to stay on our entire trip. We felt at home.)

Good "Unterkunft ist super schön, Tolle Lage am Hang mit Blick auf den Hafen. Die besten Gastgeber die es gibt!! Thank you"
(Accommodation is super nice, great location on a hillside overlooking the harbor. The best hosts there are!! Thank you)

Good "Tolles und modernes Haus auf dem Westhill mit Aussicht auf Knysna und die Lagune. Die Wirtsleute sind super. Selten derart rührige Vermieter erlebt."
(Great and modern home on Westhill with views of Knysna and the lagoon. The hosts are super. Rarely experienced such active landlord.)

Germany "Ich kann Westhill nur empfehlen."     (I can only recommend Westhill.)
Good "Das Westhill ist ein neu erbautes Guesthouse und liegt in Hanglage mit Blick auf die Knysna Lagune. Die beiden Gastgeber Roselee und Steve sind sehr freundlich, hilfbereit und bereiten selbst das Frühstück zu. Das Haus ist in einem hervorragenden Zustand und sehr sauber. Das Zimmer und Bad sind geräumig und haben ausreichend Schrankfläche. Parkplätze am Haus sind auch vorhanden."
(Westhill is a newly built guesthouse on a hillside overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. The two hosts Roeleen and Steve are very friendly, helpful and prepare breakfast themselves. The house is in excellent condition and very clean. The room and bathroom are spacious and have enough closet space. On-site parking is also available.)

Germany "Würde ich wieder buchen"     (I would book again)
Good "Schöne Zimmer mit tollem Blick auf die Lagune Neuwertige praktische Einrichtung"
(Nice rooms with a great view of the lagoon. As good as new and practical furnishings.)

England "Would stay here again."
Good "Fabulous room with balcony with superb views. Rowleen and Steve were perfect hosts and gave great advice and guidance. Could not fault the stay in any way."
Bad "There was nothing to dislike"

Germany "Einfach ein super Aufenthalt; wir kommen wieder!"     (Just a super stay; we will be back!)
Good "Die Gastgeber Roleen und Steve sind außerordentlich sympathisch und so zuvorkommend. Sie unterstützen, wo sie nur können. Selbstverständlich gab es ein sehr gutes reichhaltiges Frühstück."
(The hosts Roeleen and Steve are extremely nice and so accommadating. They support, wherever they can. Of course there is a very good sumptuous breakfast.)

Germany "Traumhafter Aufenthalt...Leider zu kurz"     (Fantastic stay...Unfortunately too short)
Good "Supernette und hilfsbereite Gastgeber. Man hat sich sofort sehr willkommen gefühlt und hat jede Menge gute Tipps bekommen. Wir würden auf jeden Fall wieder dort buchen."
(Super nice and helpful hosts. One immediately felt very welcome and got lots of good tips. We would definitely book again.)
Bad "Uns hat alles sehr gut gefallen ."
(We liked everything very much.)

Germany "Auf alle Fälle weiter zu empfehlen."     (In any case recommendable.)
Good "Sehr gute und besonders ruhige Lage. Wunderschöner Ausblick über die Lagune."
(Very good and very quiet location. Beautiful view over the lagoon.)
Bad "Das Frühstück sollte im Freien möglich sein. Die Auswahl des Frühstücks und dessen Umfang war etwas eingeschränkt."
(Breakfast should be outdoors if possible. The choice of breakfast and its size was a bit limited.)

Response "Our breakfasts consist of at least 3 cereals, fruit juices, Continental Platter (meat & cheese) with warm rolls. and toast, A variety of yoghurts and fresh fruit. Thereafter a choice of English style hot breakfast with eggs of choice, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, tomatoes, etc. We will continue to enhance our breakfast and provide flexibility where practically possible."

Germany "Ein toller Platz über Knysna"     (A great place over Knysna)
Good "Alles! Sauber, äußerst freundlich, zuvorkommend, hilfsbereit ! Wir waren sehr erfreut über das tolle und sehr geräumige Zimmer über den Dächern und mit fantastischem Ausblick über Knysna. Die tollen Gastgeber Roellin und Steve waren sehr hilfsbereit, überaus freundlich und familiär, ohne aufdringlich oder aufgesetzt zu wirken. Wir haben uns 14 Tage und Nächte sehr wohl gefühlt und und verwöhnen lassen."
(Everything! Clean, extremely friendly, accommodating, helpful! We were very pleased with the great and very spacious room above the rooftops and with fantastic views over Knysna. The great hosts Roellin and Steve were very helpful, extremely friendly and informal, without being overbearing or fake. For 14 days and nights we felt good and pampered.)
Bad "Keine negativen Eindrücke."
(No negative impressions.)

Good "Locatie was goed, gastdame en heer ontzettend fijn!"
(Location was good, guest hostess and host very nice!)

Germany "Bestens betreut..."     (Well looked after...)
Good "Hübsche und komfortable Zimmerausstattung; super hilfsbereiter und freundlicher Service"
(Nice and comfortable room facilities; super helpful and friendly service)
Bad "Kein Kühlschrank im Zimmer"
(No fridge in room)

Response "As we only have 3 guest rooms the fridge for guests is centrally located. The reason for not having a fridge in the room is the noise factor as most fridges are not quiet."

Good "We loved our stay at Westhill. The beautiful views, Nice and clean rooms and the best host and hostess We ever met! Roeleen and Steve did their utmost to make our stay as good as possible. They really pampered us. We can highly recommend this Guesthouse in Knysna."

Germany "Ein durchweg perfekter Aufenthalt!!! Our best stay in South Africa!!!"     (A consistently perfect stay!!!)
Good "Das Zimmer, die Lage, die Ausstattung, der Meerblick, das Frühstück, der Service und die Hauseigentümer (Betreiber) waren fantastisch. Die Übernachtungen dort waren das Highlight auf unserer Tour!!! Vielen Dank!! Thanks a lot!!"
(The room, the location, the furnishings, the sea view, the breakfast, the service and the owners (hosts) were fantastic. The overnight stays there were the highlight of our tour!!! Many Thanks!!)

Germany "Kleines Idyll mit wunderschönem Ausblick"     (Small idyll with a beautiful view)
Good "Ausgesprochen freundliches und hilfsbereites Gastgeberehepaar, die uns mit sehr guten Tips versorgt hatten und diese (u.a. Restaurants,..) auch für uns gebucht haben. Unser Zimmer hatte eine sehr hochwertige und komplette Ausstattung auch im Detail. Das Frühstück war vielseitig und auf unsere Wünsche wurde eingegangen! In einer netten Weinprobe hat die Gastgeberin mit uns südafrikanische Weine verkostet! Toll und hatten viel Spaß!"
(Extremely friendly and helpful hosts, who provided us with very good tips and also booked these (including restuarants) for us. Our room had a very high quality and complete equipment also in deatil. The breakfast was varied and our requests fulfilled. In a nice wine tasting the hostess has sampled South African wines with us. Great and had a lot of fun!)
Bad "Nix!"

Switzerland "Perfekter Aufenthalt"     (Perfect stay)
Good "Roeleen und Steve sind sehr reizende Gastgeber und helfen gerne bei der Tagesgestaltung und bei der Auswahl von Restaurants."
(Roeleen and Steve are lovely hosts and happy to help with the daytime arrangements and the selection of restaurants.)

Germany "more than perfect"
Good "Wir hatten ein großes, absolut sauberes Zimmer mit tollem Meerblick und das Frühstück hätte nicht besser sein können. Wir fühlten uns sehr wohl und kommen definitiv nächstes Jahr wieder."
(We had a large, absolutely clean room with great ocean views and the breakfast could not have been better. We felt very comfortable and will definitely be back next year.)
Bad "Es war alles perfekt!"
(It was all perfect!.)

Switzerland "Excellent!"
Good "The host are super friendly and know the area around knysna very well."

Germany "Spitzenmäßig"     (Brilliant)
Good "Sehr nette und auskunftsfreudige Besitzer"
(Very nice and informative owners)

Australia "Very helpful and Roelene and Steve made a wonderful brekky for us"
Good "Extremely helpful. Nothing was a problem"

Germany "Traumhafte Unterkunft mit sehr freundlichen und hilfsbereiten Gastgebern."
(Fantastic accommodation with very friendly and helpful hosts.)
Good "Super nette und hilfsbereite Gastgeber. Die Unterkunft ist sehr schön gestaltet, die Zimmer und Möbel neuwertig. Tolle Zimmerausstattung und es wurde viel Wert auf Details gelegt. Toller Blick vom Balkon ¨ber die Lagune. Wir haben vor Ort zahlreiche Insider–Informationen und Empfehlungen erhalten. Leckeres Fr¨hst¨ck. Die Waterfront kann man gut zu Fuß erreichen. Die beste Unterkunft, die wir in S¨dafrika hatten."
(Super nice and helpful hosts. The accommodation is beautifully designed, the rooms and furniture as good as new. Great room amenities and a lot of attention was paid to details. Great view from the balcony over the lagoon. We received numerous insider information and recommendations on site. Delicious breakfast. The waterfront can be easily reached on foot. The best accommodation we had in South Africa.)
Bad "Das wir nicht länger geblieben sind."
(That we did not stay longer.)

Australia "Welcoming and relaxing"
Good "Big room (Nautical) with fantastic view of the lagoon. Very comfortable bed. Roeleene was a fantastic host - felt very welcome and had great knowledge of the area and things to do. Very close to the main room and shopping."
Bad "Nothing. All excellent."

Germany "Wunderschön"     (Wonderful)
Good "Wir hatten einen sehr freundlichen und herzlichen Empfang, haben uns gleich wie Zuhause gefühlt. Wir hatten ein Wunderbares Frühstück und wurden sehr gut für alle Möglichkeiten in der Umgebung aufgeklärt. Das Zimmer war sehr schön eingerichtet und einfach zum wohlfühlen. Wir hatten außerdem einen Wunderschönen Ausblick."
(We had a very friendly and warm welcome, felt like home. We had a wonderful breakfast and were very well informed for all the possibilities in the area. The room was very nicely decorated and simply comfortable. We also had a beautiful view.)
Bad "???"

Germany "Wunderschöne Unterkunft mit tollen Gastgebern"    
(Wonderful accommodation with great hosts)

Good "Das war unsere schönste Unterkunft auf unserer Südafrika Reise, die beiden Inhaber waren so lieb, zuvorkommend und hilfsbereit, wir werden bei unserer nächsten Reise wieder hier übernachten"
(This was our most enjoyable stay on our South Africa trip, the two owners were so kind, accommodating and helpful, we will stay here again on our next trip)

Netherlands "Geweldig verblijf"     (Great stay)
Good "De geweldige gastvrijheid van de eigenaren! Geen enkele moeite was te veel."
(The wonderful hospitality of the owners! No effort was too much.)
Bad "Niets"

England "Great Location and Views in Knysna"
Good "Best room in the house. Large room with amazing Lagoon views from room and balcony. Fantastic bathroom. Nice garden pool. Very friendly & attentive hosts. When a Passport problem occurred, they went out of their way to resolve despite a certain amount of inconvenience."
Bad "Very little really. This is a brand new building possibly lacking a little character. There are 3 rooms and residents are expected to share a round table for breakfast. Fortunately we were lucky and were able to dine alone."

Good "Fabulous property and great hosts. If you are to stay in Knysna, do yourself a favour and stay here!!"

Germany "Genial zentral, geschmackvoll, liebevoll, großzügig und super super Preisleistungsverhältnis."
(Brilliantly central, tasteful, loving, generous and super super value for money)
Good "In dieser Unterkunft bleiben keine Wünsche offen. Das Haus ist neu und die Ausstattung äußerst geschmackvoll und hochwertig. Die Zimmer sehr groß. Das Frühstück lekker!!! Das Haus wird von den Besitzern selbst geführt die jeden einzelnen Gast individuell betreuen. Man kommt als Gast und geht als Freund. Die Gastgeber geben auch in alle Geschmacksrichtungen Tipps für Essen oder Aktivitäten. Würde jederzeit wiederkommen."
(There are no wishes left in this accommodation. The house is new and the equipment extremely tasteful and high quality. The rooms very large. The breakfast lekker !!! The house is managed by the owners themselves, who individually look after each individual guest. You come as a guest and go as a friend. The hosts also give tips on food or activities in all flavors. Would return at any time.)

Good "Love the view from our balcony. The hosts so welcoming and willing to inform us about Knysna. Bed and linen - so fresh and nice."
Bad "We need stronger coffee☺"

South Africa "Excellent stay with excellent views"
Good "Very welcoming. Very accommodating. Chocs on the pillow was a nice touch. Knowledgeable about the info and tourism in the area. Loved the white fluffy towls"
Bad "Separate tables at breakfast would maybe be better than one big table. (Personal opinion)"

Netherlands "Fantastisch!!!"     (Fantastic!!!)
Good "Fantastisch! Steve en Roeleen zeer gastvrij. Mooie kamer, heerlijke bedden, ruime complete badkamer. Schoon, netjes. Er is overal over nagedacht! En een geweldig ontbijt."
(Fantastic! Steve and Roeleen are very welcoming. Nice room, comfortable beds, spacious full bathroom. Clean, neat. Everywhere has been thought about! And a great breakfast.)
Bad "Niks! Beter kan het bijna niet."
(Nothing. Better is almost impossible.)

Germany "Entspannter Aufenthalt"     (Relaxing stay)
Good "Sehr freundliche Gastgeber; jederzeit um den Gast bemüht, besonders beim Frühstück. Man fühlte sich bei der Ankunft sehr willkommen mit Small Talk bei einer Flasche Wein. Sehr gepflegtes neues Objekt und modernes sauberes Zimmer mit einem großen Bad. Toller Blick vom großen Balkon über die Bucht/Lagune. Alles super, inkl. WLAN und TV."
(Very friendly hosts; always at the guests endevour, especially at breakfast. You felt very welcome with small talk and a bottle of wine. Very neat new object and modern clean room with a large bathroom. Great view from the large balcony over the bay / lagoon. Everything great, including WLAN and TV.)

Austria "Ist absolut zu empfehlen"     (Is absolutely recommendable)
Good "Sehr freundliche und überaus hilfsbereite Gastgeber. Die Räume sind sehr hochwertig ausgestattet. Toller Blick."
(Very friendly and extremely helpful hosts. The rooms are very high quality. Great view.)
Bad "Alles perfekt"
(Everything perfect)

England "Perfect. We want to come back!"
Good "Perfrect stay, beautiful place, spacious tasteful (new) rooms. So many personal little touches and the owners were so friendly and helpful. We loved it."

Good "great place to stay, very competently, friendly and british-funny hosts beautiful view, great room. everything new good position in town - you can even walk to the waterfront"

Comments: 5   -   Reviews: 6   -   Rating: 4.9 / 5

"Très bel accueil et plein de très bons conseils pour découvrir la région !!! Propreté exemplaire et vue magnifique de la chambre !!! À recommander !!!"
(Very warm welcome and lots of great advice for exploring the region !!! Exemplary cleanliness and magnificent view from the room !!! To be recommended !!!)

"Wir haben uns in dieser herrlichen Unterkunft mit den sehr liebenswerten Gastgebern total wohl gefühlt. Für uns, die wir schon mehrmals in Knysna waren, wird dieses Guesthouse immer wieder unsere erste Wahl sein."
(We felt very good in this wonderful accommodation with the lovable hosts. For us, who have already been to Knysna several times, this guesthouse will always be our first choice.)

"We really enjoied our stay at Westhill Luxury Guest House. The owner is very helpful and can give a lot of information about the surroundings and possible activities. The rooms are very clean and of high quality. The breakfast leaves no room for improvement. Totally recommendable!"
Tips for other travellers: "Just ask the helpful owner :-)"

"Superb accommodation supported by hosts that did everything possible to ensure our comfort and enjoyment of our holiday. Worth 5 stars in every aspect."
Tips for other travellers: "Knysna has many excellent resteraunts which hosts are happy to recommend and book. The surrounding area has numerous excellent sporting facilities, supurb views and beaches."

"Excellent property one of the best we've stayed in South Africa, great location and really friendly and helpful owners, you won't find a better place to stay in knynsa "

Comments: 37   -   Reviews: 37   -   Rating: 5 / 5

Germany "Sehr freundliche Gastgeber"   (Very friendly hosts)
"Wir waren für 3 Tage zu Gast bei Steve und Roeleen. Sie waren extrem gastfreundlich und versorgten uns mit guten Tipps rund um Knysna. Das Zimmer war sehr geräumig mit einem wunderschönen Ausblick auf die Bucht von Knysna. Immer gerne wieder,"
(We stayed with Steve and Roeleen for 3 days. They were extremely hospitable and provided us with good tips about Knysna. The room was very spacious with a beautiful view of Knysna Bay. It was a pleasure,)

England "Absolutely Fabulous"
"Room was amazing with a view you would want to wake up to every morning for the rest of your life. Steve and Roeleen are the most helpful and friendly hosts you could wish for. Full of information about the local area's history and the best places to visit and eat. Breakfast was excellent with every option you could possibly require to set you up for the day and all cooked fresh to order. My personal favourite was the ‘Welcome Drink’ in the pool bar area after we had settled in. Will most definitely be visiting this excellent guest house again."

England "Perfect!"
"This was by far the best guesthouse during our trip. Very clean, modern and spacious. Breakfast was great as well. Roeleen and Steve went out of their way to help with anything and made us feel right at home. Will definitely come back!"

Germany "Wunderbar, nicht nur der Blick!"   (Wonderful, not just the view!)
"Für zwei Tage waren wir Gäste der unbeschreiblich netten, hilfsbereiten und überaus freundlichen Gastgeber Roeleen und Steve. Sie haben sich oberhalb von Knysna ein helles, wunderschönes, sehr gepflegtes und großzügiges Anwesen mit einem spektakulären Blick Blick auf die Bay geschaffen, den wir vom Balkon unseres Zimmers immer wieder genießen konnten. Die (blitzsauberen) Räume sind modern, neu, stilvoll in weiß gehalten und überaus großzügig, was auch für das chicke Bad gilt. Sofort haben wir uns schon bei der Begrüßung (mit einem Glas Wein in der separaten Bar am Pool) sehr wohl gefühlt. Steve und Roesleen haben uns wertvolle Tipps zu Unternehmungen, aber auch zu Restaurants geben können. Das Zentrum (Waterfront) ist fußläufig in ca. 10 min erreichbar. Für den Rückweg nach unseren Restaurantbesuchen haben uns unsere Gastgeber einen Fahrer gebucht, weil wir den Hügel zum Westhill am späteren Abend nicht hinauflaufen wollten. Wir sind begeistert vom Westhill und seinen netten, liebenswürdigen Gastgebern und würden in Knysna jederzeit dort wieder wohnen wollen."
(For two days we were guests of the indescribably nice, helpful and extremely friendly hosts Roeleen and Steve. Above Knysna, they have created a bright, beautiful, well maintained and spacious property with a spectacular view of the bay, which we could enjoy from the balcony of our room again and again. The (spotless) rooms are modern, new, stylish in white and very generous, which also applies to the chic bathroom. Immediately we felt very comfortable at the welcome (with a glass of wine in the separate bar by the pool). Steve and Roeleen gave us valuable tips on things to do, but also about restaurants. The center (waterfront) is within walking distance in about 10 minutes. For the way back from our restaurant visits the waiters booked a driver, because we did not want to walk up the hill to Westhill later in the evening. We are thrilled with Westhill and its nice, amiable hosts and would want to stay there again anytime in Knysna.)

England "Great stay! Great location! Great views!"
"2 nights was not long enough at this property. Friendly hosts Steve and Roleen were full of suggestions and advice. The restaurant recommendations were super and fully delivered, O Pesacador being a firm favourite for next time. Rooms were superbly appointed and spacious. Nothing was forgotten. All topped off with comfy beds and quality linens. An easy stroll into town and it’s many dining options."

Germany "Hier stimmt alles!"     (Everything is right here!)
"Wir haben in den vergangenen Jahren schon mehrmals in Knysna übernachtet. Nun haben wir diese traumhafte Unterkunft entdeckt, die wirklich keine Wünsche offen lässt. Bei unserer Ankunft wurden wir sehr herzlich von Roeléén und Steve begrüßt. Vom Balkon unseres super schön eingerichteten, sehr großen Zimmers hatten wir eine herrliche Aussicht auf die Lagune. Unser Frühstück war von unseren Gastgebern sehr schmackhaft zubereitet. Roeléén und Steve sorgten für eine familiäre Atmosphäre, in der wir uns sehr wohl fühlten. Als besonders nette Geste durften wir die Beiden an unserem letzten Abend in den Yachtclub von Knysna zum Sundowner begleiten. Der Abschied am nächsten Morgen fiel uns nicht leicht. Da wir öfters in Südafrika sind, haben wir fest versprochen, wieder zu kommen, worauf wir uns heute schon sehr freuen. Für uns gilt: einmal Westhill Luxury Guest House - immer wieder Westhill Luxury Guest House!"
(We have stayed in Knysna several times in the past few years. Now we have discovered this dreamlike accommodation that really leaves nothing to be desired. On our arrival we were warmly welcomed by Roeléén and Steve. From the balcony of our super nicely furnished, very large room we had a wonderful view of the lagoon. Our breakfast was very tasty prepared by our hosts. Roeléén and Steve provided a family atmosphere in which we felt very comfortable. As a particularly nice gesture we were allowed to accompany the two on our last evening to the Knysna Yacht Club for a Sundowner. The farewell the next morning was not easy for us. Since we are often in South Africa, we have promised to come back, which we are looking forward to today. For us: once Westhill Luxury Guest House - always Westhill Luxury Guest House!)

Brazil "Hospedagem com afeto"     (Hosting with affection)
"O local é muito acolhedor e super limpo. A dona foi extremamente atenciosa conosco e nos ajudou muito na organização dos passeios. Como estávamos sem carro, ela mesma nos levou para conhecer diversos locais pela Garden Route. Eu super recomendo!!"
(The place is very cozy and super clean. The owner was extremely helpful with us and helped us a lot in organizing the tours. As we were without a car, she herself took us to various places on the Garden Route. I super recommend!!)

England "Lovely guest house and great hosts"
"Stayed for two nights. The owners Roeléén & Steve were very helpful and friendly. We very much enjoyed having beer and wine with them on both afternoons in their outside bar area. Nice gardens and swimming pool. Our room was modern, large, extremely clean and well furnished with views of the lagoon. The bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was good, prepared fresh to order. WiFi was very good."

Germany "Better than best, besser als bestens!"
"Bei unseren jährlichen Südafrikaurlauben waren wir schon in einigen Gästehäuser, Ferienhäuser und Hotels.
Diese eine Woche im Westhill Guest House gehört allerdings eindeutig zur Spitzenklasse! Die Gastgeber und Eigentümer, Roeléén und Steve bemühten sich in jeder Hinsicht um das Wohl ihrer Gäste. Sie waren fast enttäuscht, dass wir nicht das ganze Frühstück genießen wollten und uns vornehmlich auf Früchte und etwas Wurst konzentrierten. Die Zimmer sind groß, modern, auf dem neuesten Stand der Technik (sehr gutes Wifi) sowie tolle übergroße Betten. Das Badezimmer mit der großen Dusche hält jedem Vergleich stand. Den schönen Swimmingpool haben wir nicht genutzt doch erscheint er sehr, sehr sauber.
Und dann ist noch der Ausblick: Die Amerikaner sagen “1 Million Dollar View”!
Vielen Dank, wir kommen wieder!"
(On our annual South African vactation we went to some lovely guesthouses, cottages and hotels.
This one week at Westhill Guest House is definitely one of the best! The hosts and owners, Roeléén and Steve made every effort to ensure the well-being of their guests. They were almost disappointed that we did not want to enjoy the full breakfast and focused mainly on fruits and some sausage. The rooms are large, modern, state of the art (very good wifi) and great oversized beds. The bathroom with the large shower can withstand every comparison. The beautiful swimming pool we did not use but it seems very, very clean.
And then there is the view: The Americans say “1 Million Dollar View”!
Thank you, we will be back!)

Germany "Herrlich"     (Wonderful)
"Wir hatten für drei Nächte das Westhill Luxury Guest House gebucht und waren sehr angetan von den schönen, geräumigen Zimmern und der ausführlichen Begrüßung und Einführung durch Roelèèn und Steve. Alles war neu, blütenweiss, sauber und sehr komfortabel, innen und aussen ohne Makel. Der Ausblick von dem Balkon auf die Lagune von Knysna ist ein Erlebnis, die Rundumbetreung, besonders beim Frühstück war fast zuviel."
(We booked Westhill Luxury Guest House for three nights and were very impressed with the beautiful, spacious rooms and the extensive welcome and introduction by Roeléén and Steve. Everything was new, white, clean and very comfortable, inside and out without blemish. The view from the balcony to the lagoon of Knysna is an experience, the hospitality, especially at breakfast was almost too much.)

South Africa "Fabulous!"
"3rd Time visiting Westhill Guesthouse and always such a pleasure! Spacious rooms, lovely modern decorated and everything and more you need for a social or business trip to Knysna! Thank you again Roeleen and Steve for you hospitality! See you soon!"

South Africa "True luxury and welcome"
"Excellent spacious rooms decorated beautifully with top finishes. Views that no pictures do justice to. But the reason you will go back are the owners who make you feel so welcome and special. Thank you Steve and Roeleen for making our anniversary weekend exceptional"

Austria "Perfect!"
"Westhill Luxury Guest House proved to be the perfect place to stay for a relaxing getaway as well as a great base whilst exploring some of the attractions around Knysna. Hosts Roeleen and Steve couldn't have done any more to help make our stay more memorable than it became and that was obvious from the moment we arrived and we received a complimentary welcome drink at the bar next to the pool area, where one could take a dip or just lie around on the sunbeds provided, and we received a full run down of all the facilities whilst getting to know our hosts a little better. The Guest House is in an almost perfect location, on a quiet residential street with amazing views across the Knysna Lagoon to the Knysna Heads and the Indian Ocean, yet also only a few minutes walk into the town centre and the Waterfront. Our room was modern, clean, airy and comfortable with a huge comfy bed, a choice of pillows, slippers, fluffy gowns, toiletries, tea & coffee facilities, sat tv alarm clock radio with usb points, air con and fan, safe and a full range of adaptors and plug sockets so gadgets could be used and charged, no matter which part of the world you'd come from. Also, there is nothing worse than a buzzy old mini fridge which one finds in many b&b's but the owners have gotten around this by having one larger communal fridge stocked with a good selection of drinks which one could help oneself to 24/7 or store ones own drinks in. The breakfast is served between 7.30 - 9.30 and all guests sit at a large round table where they can chat and get to know each other. A wide range of goodies can be had at breakfast including cereal, fruit, yogurt, juices, continental style or full English breakfasts, there was enough on offer, one could vary what one ate from day to day without getting bored of eating the same every day. Breakfast was also the ideal chance to get some local knowledge and tips about places to go and explore and our hosts had some wonderful recommendations about restaurants where we could eat and drink in the evenings. They also had a lot of information on local attractions and were quite happy making reservations for us. So Westhill proved to be the perfect place to stay during our visit to Knysna and we will surely be returning some day soon in the not to distant future!"

Germany "Traumhaft übet den Dächern von Knysna"     (Dreamlike over the roofs of Knysna)
"Wir waren 14 Tage zu Gast in diesem wunderschönen und neuen Guesthouse. Roellin und Steve, die Gastgeber, haben es verstanden, uns außergewöhnlich freundlich und zuvorkommend auf familiäre Weise zu verwóhnen, Golf - und Restaurantbuchungen zu erledigen und waren in vielen Dingen sehr hilfsbereit. Das sehr geräumige und außerordertlich saubere Zimmer war nach unserem Geschmack, zudem ein schöner Balkon mit Blick über Knysna und die gesamte Bucht. Phantastisch ! Das Auto konnte im Innenbereich sicher geparkt werden, für die Golfbags war ein seperates "Kammerl" abschließbar zur Verfügung. Ein Swimmingpool zum abkühlen, ein zugänglicher Gartenbereich und wenn nötig eine Bar mit Getränken. Rundum: Ein wirklich toller Aufenthalt. Noch eine Anmerkunk: Wir meinen, für vier Sterne ist die Unterkunft unterbewertet, auch gemessen daran, was so alles mit 4 Sternen angeboten wird."
(We spent 14 days as guests at this wonderful and new Guest House. Roeleen and Steve, the hosts, managed to spoil us exceptionally friendly and accommodating in a family way, making golf and restaurant bookings and were very helpful in many ways The very spacious and extremely clean room was to our liking, plus a nice balcony with views over Knysna and the entire bay. Fantastic ! The car could be safely parked inside, for the golf bags a separate lockable "store room" was available. A swimming pool to cool off, and accessible garden area and if neccessary a bar with drinks. All round: A really great stay. Another note: We think, for 4 stars the accommodation is underrated, measured against what is offered by other 4 stars.)

Netherlands "Stay here!!!"
"Enorm vriendelijk en gastvrij ontvangen door Steve en Roeleen. Het voelt als thuiskomen in dit mooie en schone guesthouse! Kamers prima in orde en een heerlijk bed & fijne douche. Uitgebreid ontbijt en veel tips van hen gekregen. Dit is echt een aanrader, 100%!!!!"
(Steve and Roeleen are extremely friendly and hospitable. It feels like coming home in this beautiful and clean guesthouse! Rooms fine and a lovely bed and nice shower. Full breakfast and received many tips from them. This is really recommended, 100% !!!!)

Germany "Tolles B&B mit sehr freundlichen Gastgebern"     (Great B&B with very friendly hosts)
"Wir waren 5 Tage bei Roeléén und Steve. Tolle, neue moderne Zimmer (maritimer Stil), sehr sauber, gute Betten, neue Technik (Steckdosen), Klimaanlage und Ventilator im Zimmer, es fehlte an nichts. Es gibt insg. nur 3 Zimmer. Gutes Frühstück, nette Gespräche. Wir fühlten uns wie bei Freunden. Schöner Garten mit beheiztem Swimmingpool. Besser geht es nicht !!"
(We spent 5 days with Roeléén and Steve. Great, new modern rooms (maritime style), very clean, good beds, new technology (sockets), air conditioning and fan in the room, nothing was missing. There are only 3 rooms. Good breakfast, nice conversation. We felt like fiends. Nice garden with heated swimming pool. It could not be better !!)

Denmark "Tops!"
"Amazing rooms - super spacious bathroom with accessories. Loved the soft dressing gowns. Everything light, new and spotless. Extra comfy bed. Balcony offering great views over Knysna Lagoon. Easy off road parking. Nothing too much trouble for our helpful hostess. What more could you ask for. We'll be back. Thanks for everything Roeleen."

Netherlands "Fantastic!"
"Beautifull guest house in a very nice town. Very warm welcome by Roeléén who makes sure that her guests have a great time. Lots of things to do in this area, like whale watching. Several golf courses nearby."

Netherlands "Great hospitality!"
"Nice guesthouse on walking distance from Knysna centre. Very spacious and comfortable rooms with balconies and sea view. Great breakfast. Roeleen is an excellent host, who gave us a warm welcome and lots of good restaurant and travel suggstions. Would definitely recommmend!"

Netherlands "fantastisch"     (fantastic)
"Westhill luxury guesthouse is echt een fantastisch! De kamers zijn super ruim, lekker licht en heerlijk schoon. De locatie van het guesthouse is midden in Knysna, ook top dus. Roeleen, de eigenaresse is vriendelijk en erg behulpzaam. Ze zal zorgen dat je niets te kort komt. Echt een aanrader. Voor ons is het een tot ziens."
(Westhill luxury guesthouse is really fantastic! The rooms are super spacious, very light and wonderfully clean. The location of the guesthouse is in the middle of Knysna, so also good. Roeleen, the owner is friendly and very helpful. She will make sure that you are not short of anything. Really recommended. For us it is until we see you again.)

England "A gem of a find"
"We stayed at Westhill for 2 nights last week, what a little gem of a find. Roeleen had even booked a table for dinner for us on the Saturday night. The Seaview room was large, airy, contemporary and comfortable . Breakfast was continental followed by a choice of hot - cooked to order. It was a great choice and a place I would love to return to. Thanks so much Roeleen"

England "Friendly Luxury B & B"
"Large, clean beautifully furnished rooms and bathrooms. All with balconies with fantastic views over the lagoon. Friendly and helpful hosts, good breakfast. Well done Roeleen and Steve. We stayed for 2 weeks and will return. Steve is a mine of information about local history, amenities and places to visit. Knysna is a friendly safe little town and is an excellent centre for touring the area. It has a large selection of cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes. There are several wildlife parks and centres nearby and a trip out of the heads by boat to see the marine life was a bonus. We couldn't have been made more welcome. Thank you."

England "Outstanding first class Guest House"
"Two amazing hosts in Roeleen and Steve, nothing is to much trouble. Large, clean and well appointed rooms all with fantastic views. Breakfast is above the standard fare and will keep you going all day, superb poached eggs. The lodge really has the wow factor, it enjoys an excellent location that is ideal for exploring all that the surrounding area has to offer. We found our hosts invaluable, they provided information about places we would never have found ourselves and even arranged a tour of the local township. The tour was outstanding, we visited a variety of places and all the people we met were so friendly and pleased that we had come to see them. Without having to travel far, we were able to visit the Elephant Park and Snake Park. An excellent wildlife park is nearby and well worth a visit is Simola Golf Club. Knysna is a lovely town with excellent facilities and is an ideal base to explore the area. We were with friends and that added to the enjoyment. I can truly say this was the holiday of a lifetime. We really do hope to be able to go back to Roeleen and Steve's delightful home."

England "Luxury Guest House in Knysna"
"The Westhill Guest House is truly luxury with large beautifully styled rooms all with fantastic views over Knysna and the Lagoon. The owners Roeleen and Steve have created this wonderful Guest House which must be the best in Knysna. They are excellent hosts and were very helpful providing local knowledge and advice. Westhill is located in a peaceful and extremely secure location with great views yet near the town facilities. All rooms are spacious and have private balcony's with quality en suite bathrooms. The breakfast was plentiful and catered for all tastes. The outdoor pool and bar was an added bonus. This Luxury Guest House is certainly value for money. I would recommend Westhill to friends and family and will return as soon as possible."

Scotland "Excellent Guest House"
"We stayed in the Nautical Room for three nights and could not find a single negative comment to make, however small. Great hosts were very attentive offering good advice on the area. Excellent breakfast made to order. A continental option is also available. The guest house was exceptionally clean. Easy stroll into town for dinner with a restaurant ordered taxi costing just 60 rand for the return. Overall, a very good experience."

South Africa "Wonderful get-away"
"Just wonderful! Very friendly hosts, marvelous breakfasts, a relaxing atmosphere to unwind in and a lovely view of the lagoon in Knysna. It overlooks the town but is far enough away not to be disturbed by the everyday noises. Everything one could wish for while taking a break from everyday life."

South Africa "Relaxing guest house"
"We kicked off our recent holiday here, looking for somewhere we could simply relax and rest - perfect. It’s been operating for less than 6 months so everything is brand spanking new and it all works! It’s on a corner plot with secure off-street parking. We had a big bathroom with roomy ‘dinner-plate’ shower; spacious airy room with huge comfortable bed; fluffy dressing-gowns and slippers; effective air-con; the usual tea/coffee station (unfortunately, the mugs are lethal) and safe; reliable free wi-fi plus a dazzling array of well-thought out electrical sockets and charge points including USBs and, uniquely, UK sockets for internationals who may have forgotten their adaptors. No fridge in the room, but a large well-stocked one opposite the communal lounge. This currently looks rather like a doctor’s waiting room but as we were out and about it wasn’t an issue. Only four rooms, and each with a small south-facing verandah seating area with a fantastic view down to Knysna Heads. A warm welcome proffered by hosts Steve (from Watford, UK) & Roleen (originally from EC but been almost everywhere) on arrival, with drinks in the pool house bar. The pool isn’t really big enough for serious swimming but provided a refreshing dip and loungers were available. Breakfast was served at a friendly round table in the dining room where we sat with other guests but received individual service. My husband loved the daily warm rolls in particular. If any corners have been cut it’s in the quality of juice and yoghurts which seems a bit odd, but a great deal of care was taken on presenting a personalised hot breakfast as well as a carefully presented plate of cold meats & cheese. So new that there are no directional brown signs on the street yet. If you struggle, look for ‘Paradise Heads’ and take the first right after that. A short but steep walk into town if you’re feeling keen. A great find."

Luxembourg "Lovely guesthouse"
"This guesthouse is lovely, we had a very nice stay there. I's located on the hill and has a nice view over Knysna. The room was spacious and very clean (with sea view!). Especially the hosts are extremely helpful and know the region very well to give good tips. Breakfast is great too. We can recommend it!"

Scotland "Unforgetable"
"We had a very comfortable stay here. The room was spacious and very clean, with everything you need for a super stay! The guesthouse itself is within easy walking distance to all the wonderful things Knysna has to offer. Most importantly, the owners couldn't do more to help us with our adventures. So kind - even helping us find some good discounts. I loved the bar, and my partner also loved the swimmingpool and started every morning with a swim - I started every morning with an excellent breakfast! (I recommend the scrambled egg!)."

Germany "Very beautiful guest house with lovable hosts"
"The guest house ist gorgeous. The view is absolutely great. The breakfast is excellent. Steve and Roleen (owners) are the most helpful and pleasant People you could hope to meet. Roleen for instance made a doctor´s appointment and came along with us as I became sick during the stay. We had a great habitation and will definately come back. Thanks Roleen and Steve for your hospitality!"

Germany "Entspannter Aufenthalt"     (Relaxing stay)
"Sehr freundliche Gastgeber; jederzeit um den Gast bemüht, besonders beim Frühstück. Man fühlte sich bei der Ankunft sehr willkommen mit Small Talk bei einer Flasche Wein. Sehr gepflegtes neues Objekt und modernes sauberes Zimmer mit einem großen Bad. Toller Blick vom großen Balkon über die Bucht/Lagune. Alles super, inkl. WLAN und TV.
(Very friendly hosts; always at the guests endevour, especially at breakfast. You felt very welcome with small talk and a bottle of wine. Very neat new object and modern clean room with a large bathroom. Great view from the large balcony over the bay / lagoon. Everything great, including WLAN and TV.)"

Germany "Wohnen bei Freunden"     (Living with Friends)
"Wir haben ein paar wunderschöne Tage in diesem traumhaften Guesthouse verbracht. Die Besitzer Roeleen und Steven haben sich so herzlich um uns gekümmert, dass wir uns schon nach einem Tag wie Freunde fühlten. Unser Zimmer mit Blick zum Meer war ein Traum! Groß, hell, modern und mit allem Komfort. Ebenso das Bad. Alles ist noch ganz neu und blitzblank sauber. Sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Es gibt nur drei Zimmer, daher ist es sehr ruhig und angenehm. Das Frühstück ist üppig und lecker. Alle Gäste sitzen an einem großen runden Tisch im Esszimmer, so kommt man zwanglos ins Gespräch. Der gepflegte Garten mit Pool ist wunderschön, ebenso die kleine Poolbar. Die Lage ist super, fussläufig 20 Minuten zum Hafen. Sicherer Stellplatz fürs Auto. Schöner und netter hätten wir in Knysna nicht wohnen können. Wir werden auf jeden Fall wiederkommen!!
(We spent a few wonderful days in this fantastic guesthouse. The owners Roeleen and Steven looked after us so warmly that only after a day we felt like friends. Our room overlooking the sea was a dream! Large, bright modern and with all comforts. Likewise the bathroom. Everything is still brand new and sparkling clean. Very tastefully furnished. There are only three rooms, so it is very quiet and pleasant. The breakfast is plentiful and delicious. All guests sit at a large round table in the dining room, so you easily get into a conversation. The well kept garden with pool is beautiful, as is the small pool bar. The location is great, 20 minutes walk to the harbour. Secure parking space for the car. We could not have stayed in a more beautiful or nicer place in Kynsna. We will definitely come back!!)

England "Just not long enough"
"If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Knysna and you’re unsure where to go – just book this place and stop worrying. The house itself is immaculate and tastefully done, and the amount of thought that Steve and Roleen have put in to it’s renovation is impressive to say the least (UK plug sockets for instance) and they seem to have thought of everything. The rooms are really spacious and light, the bathrooms are huge, the pool area is lovely and well maintained, the breakfast area (and breakfast itself) are excellent. The owners are the most helpful and friendly people you could hope to meet – they even reserved a table at a restaurant and then dropped us off as they were going that way anyway. They will happily give you lots of information and helpful tips for your stay if you want them, or leave you alone if that’s what you want. The house is located just up a hill in town, which means that it has great views of the bay from your private balcony but also means you’re away from any noise. We really had a perfect (but too brief) stay – I could go on and on, but you should just go and see for yourself."

Germany "Sehr schönes Guest House!"     (Very nice Guest House!)
"Ein schönes Haus, mit wunderschönen, gemütlichen, großes und sauberen Zimmern, mit Pool, schönem Garten, wunderbarer Lage sowie netten, gastfreundlichen Gastgebern. Das Frühstück war auch ein Traum. Super Service, nette Atmosphäre,
(A beautiful house, with beautiful, comfortable, large and clean rooms, with pool, beautiful garden, wonderful location and nice, hospitable hosts. Breakfast was a dream. Great service, nice atmosphere,)"

South Africa "Luxury accommodation in paradise"
"Beautifuly decorated rooms with spacious bathrooms. Felt Very safe as I was traveling on my own. And the parking area is also very secure. The location is very central and the view is absolutely amazing."

South Africa "Beautiful & relaxed atmosphere"
"Beautiful guest house and lovely hosts! Very private with great views and gorgeous rooms with the most fabulous bedding, we had a lovely break away and we will recommend Westhill Luxury Guest house to anyone."

South Africa "Absolutely wonderful"
"I would go back in a heartbeat! Such a lovely BnB and the hosts were incredibly helpful, giving us such great tips of where to go for experiences and food etc. Trip of a lifetime that they only enhanced with all their knowledge of the area. The BnB itself was gorgeous - very spacious, clean, had everything you need, comfy bed, and the pool was just what you needed after a day of exploring! The breakfast was yummy too. The views are incredible to wake up to. They might be relatively new but they got it all spot on. Thanks!"

Comments: 5   -   Reviews: 6   -   Rating: 5 / 5

"Sehr schönes Haus mit tollem Blick auf die Lagune. Roeleene und Steve sind sehr liebenswerte Gastgeber. Uns hat es an nichts gefehlt. Habt Vertrauen in ihre Restaurant Tipps, wir waren jedenfalls sehr zufrieden damit."
(Very nice house with a great view of the lagoon. Roeleen and Steve are very loveable hosts. We lacked for nothing. Have confidence with their restaurant tips, we were very pleased with them.)"

"Wonderful guesthouse and super nice and helpful hosts. And the location is very good too."

"If you look at my recessions to date, you can see that I practically never give away full points. This guesthouse is different. First to the house. It is modern, clean and offers a high standard. The location is very good and in 15 minutes you reach the waterfront. The breakfast is rich and wishes are fulfilled individually. To the hosts. Steve and Roeléén are two good-hearted people who know incredibly much about the local and even more distant activities. They are very helpful and help with reservations and other things. We also had some interesting discussions over a glass of wine and took a lot with us. I could call them host families instead of hosts. Anyway, we will stop by at the next visit, you more than deserve the full score. PS: Pay attention to the little tree..."

"Fantastic hosts and lovely clean room with nice view"

South Africa
"Pure luxury, beautiful rooms, amazing views and the most welcoming couple who take care of you. Thank you Roeleen and Steve for making our anniversary weekend exceptional. I strongly recommend Westhill in every respect"

All comments and reviews are listed in reverse chronological order.
We have tried our best to translate any non-English comments, but accept no reponsibilty for any inaccuracies.

Last updated: 22nd December 2021

Knysna, Knysna Quays, the Knysna Estuary, The Heads and the Indian Ocean. View from Westhill Luxury Guest House.
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