The Russel Hotel

Address: Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Cnr. Long & Graham Street, Knysna, is near The Cango Caves, Knysna Elephant Park, Outeniqua Transport Museum, and Le Spa Tranquille.
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    Travel Blogs from Knysna

    Elephants and Featherbeds

    A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen on Jan 17, 2015

    6 comments, 16 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Winding Down The Garden Route

    A travel blog entry by skibum80488 on May 09, 2013

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... 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.


    Birds of Eden and Monkeyland

    A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik on Dec 14, 2012

    42 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Garden road

    A travel blog entry by alister.bland on Mar 12, 2012

    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 ...

    A Relaxing Few Days...

    A travel blog entry by amandip on Feb 18, 2011

    3 comments, 41 photos

    ... 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 ...