The Russel Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews The Russel Hotel Knysna
Travel Blogs from Knysna
... statue of Bondi the Bulldog. It seems this famous dog was the ship’s mascot of a Royal Navy flower class sloop and in 1931 when the ship was docked in the town, the ship’s company marched into Knysna to present a variety concert. It was a hot day and poor Bondi collapsed and died. He was buried on the wharf and a tombstone and brass plate was erected in his memory. It became a tradition thereafter that seamen from every British ship that ...
... br> We arrived at Villa Afrikana, our hotel in Knysna, about 4 pm. This is a great little hotel that definitely has the best view ever from a hotel room. We had a glass of wine and just soaked it in. Sunset over Knysna lagoon was awesome. We had a great dinner at a restaurant on the lagoon called 34 Degrees South. Vicki said these were among the best oysters she has ever had.
... She snuggled up in my arms and was like a child, wanting attention and affection and enjoying being held. I walked around the shop with this little goat in my arms and then I felt the scarves that use only the hair of the baby angora goat; the baby I had in my arms. We didn’t buy any mohair as it’s not really the climate for it, but we’ve made a note to chat with Pete and Tanya about this a bit more as we know they’re ...
Drive east to the start of the 'garden road" uneventful. Flat and normal agriculture - cows, crops (including an area growing aloe). Nice "black" mountains in the distance. Then last 30 km from Mossel Bay through a pass and along the coast. Much ...
... There were also some free roaming monkeys outside near the parking lot. (Monkeyland was right next door but we chose not to visit).
We headed back to Knysna close to sunset and then headed towards the waterfront for dinner again. We were really enjoying the fact that we could go out after dark. Today we went to a place called JJ’s. We ordered grilled hake and chips and a seafood Malay curry. The seafood curry was soooo ...