The Rex Hotel

Address: 8 Gray Street, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 8 Gray Street, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Rex Hotel Knysna

    Reviewed by 9lives

    Felt Like Royalty at the Rex

    Reviewed Feb 12, 2015
    by (8 reviews) Mississauga , Canada Flag of Canada

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Rex Hotel Knysna

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Knysna

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