The Rex Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Rex Hotel Knysna
We were very pleased to find our room to be self-catering as one does get tired of restaurant meals when travelling. Their breakfast was excellent - even with cappuccinos! Loved the location near the waterfront and downtown.
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We ate breakfast at the Rose Cafe, part of our hotel accommodation. They have very good cereal!
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