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Double Dutch B & B - Knysna - Pool
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9.8 Excellent (157 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Knysna (Paradise), Double Dutch B & B is a 4-minute walk from Knysna Elephant Park and 7 minutes by foot from Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very warm welcome by Kate & Nathalie, they were very helpful! Very spacious and clean room. Nice view from the breakfast room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly owners and helpful
Cons: The pillows a bit soft!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing hosts, very supportive and always friendly! They really make you feel welcome and give you lots of good advices and recommendations. Very nice location a bit up the hill with a nice view on Knysna lagoon. Delicious breakfast. Nice and big rooms, very clean.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: From the moment we arrived we were greeted with great warmth and hospitality by Natalie. The room was absolutely gorgeous, perfect facilities and we received a complimentary drink and upgrade to our room which afforded us a magnificent view of Knysna! A perfect way to End a long drive. The next morning we hâd a delicious breakfast in the lovely breakfast room which is adorned with beautiful and striking artwork by a very talented local artist
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exceptionally warm welcome from Natalie and Kate. Very friendly and efficient other staff. Hosts were most helpful in advising things to do and where to eat which was most helpful considering the weather. Property was beautiful - comfortable and great facilities. Catered for Gluten free.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Top and superfriendly service! The rooms have a fantastic view and they are a great retreat.
Cons: nothing at all, everything was perfect.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Delightful Dutch hosts at this wonderful property. Beautiful, spotless room, fabulous view, lovely grounds and an excellent breakfast. Stayed just one night on our garden route adventure.....wish it had been more!
Thebloem - Knysna - Building
2
9.8 Excellent (152 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at THEBLOEM in Knysna (Paradise), you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Knysna Elephant Park and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The service and friendlyness
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely property, spotlessly clean, super-friendly efficient service. The best stay of our 2 week holiday in South Africa. Highly recommended.
Cons: Nothing - everything was perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is beautiful, our room was amazing and the breakfast is perfect The hosts did everything to make us satisfied, including booking us dinner reservations Nice view on knyzna
Cons: You need a car to go anywhere in knyzna. Didnt bothee us
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place was an absolute oasis of what is best in service & facilities & we will be returning.
Cons: Just about everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Outstanding service, staff, location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Litterally EVERYTHING was perfect. This was our last hotel of our holidays and we were treated like royalty from the moment we parked the car outside. We did not have to worry about anything, taxis, restaurant bookings, everything was being taken care of on our behalf. The rooms were amazing, the breakfasts were to die for and the staff was amazing at everything (they even cleaned our car before we left). We stayed in luxury hotels in the past, and this one is definitely up there with the big ones!
Cons: There was nothing to dislike, everything was absolutely perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: TheBloem was truly fantastic, we stayed there from the 21st to the 23rd of March 2019 and wish we had stayed longer! It was our best stay during our Garden Route trip!!! The suite was very comfortable, very clean, with a very spacious bathroom; true luxury. The staff were so warm and welcoming and that truly impacted on our stay, so before we even saw our room we were happy to be there. The balcony had awesome views of the Knysna lagoon and we had the option of eating breakfast outside our suite on the balcony or at the main seating area (we chose the former) which added to the fantastic stay we had. The breakfast was amazing! Starting from the presentation to the quality and freshness of the food; everything was extra clean which I appreciated and the food was spectacular!! They also offered snacks for an hour during the day and in the evening, this was served at the adjacent Villa Afrikana suites which were also fabulous and again the staff were truly amazing, very friendly, helpful and very warm!!! I would definitely stay at this facility in the future. It was an amazing stay!!!!
Cons: I can’t fault anything!
Paradise Found - Knysna - Outdoor view
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9.7 Excellent (191 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Paradise Found in Knysna (Paradise), you'll be steps from Knysna Elephant Park and 14 minutes by foot from Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Nice terrace with view Very good breakfast Friendly owners
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Johan and his wife are wonderful hosts. The house, the breakfast and the view are just perfect! I would recommend this place to everyone and would definitely like to stay there again.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great hosts, delicious breakfast with a stunning view and comfortable and clean rooms
9.6 Excellent
Pros: + nice view + breakfast on the terrace in the morning sun + nice welcome + good suggestions about restaurants and things to do in the environment + safe private parking place + contact via whatsapp + good bathroom!
Cons: \
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Thank you for tk nice attention for my 60th birthday and our 40y of marriage. With the wonderfull from the terrace it tasted twice as good. Room and bed were comfortable. Excellent breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic views
Cons: Room a bit small
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Paradise found is a gem of a property overlooking the lagoon. Our room had a balcony where you could eat outside and watch all that was going on in the lagoon. The hosts were wonderful and friendly and could not do enough for us. On arrival we were given info on the area and local restaurants which is great when you first arrive at a new location. The room was spotless and the breakfast was continental and extremely fresh and tasty. A gem in Knysna.
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Magnificent views. Very comfortable accommodation. Very friendly hosts.
Waterfront Lodge - Knysna - Golf course
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9.7 Excellent (184 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With an outdoor pool facing the Knysna Lagoon, Waterfront Lodge offers spacious rooms with satellite TV and free private parking. Simola Golf Course is 4 km away. The rooms at the family run Waterfront Lodge are tastefully decorated with bright warm colours and large windows. Some rooms have a private balcony or patio facing the lagoon. Guests can relax and enjoy the sun and birdlife at the sundeck alongside the pool. There is also a sauna. The hotel staff can schedule outdoor activities in the region like kayaking, boating and cycling. A continental and full English breakfast is served every morning. Drinks are available at the bar and barbeque area. The town of Knysna with its restaurants and shopping area is within 4 km from the hotel.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Excellent recommendations for our onward journey, excellent facilities and breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hosts were super helpful, friendly and flexible. We loved the breakfast in the morning. If you stay in Knysna, stay with these great people at this lovely place!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were super helpful and kind, the breakfast is amazing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hands on owners with exceptional client service and smiles.
Cons: That we could only stay for one night!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fabulous and friendly hosts
Cons: Everything was great
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Marion and her husband were great hosts. Marion was super friendly and helpful. The honeymoon suite was HUGE, and it had a beautiful view from the balcony of the lagoon in front. Breakfast was delicious! We had a cooked breakfast daily along with a small buffet. The lodge feels like home and we would've loved to take a dip in the pool if it wasn't winter. The location is great, just 5mins drive from the main waterfront area. While it was a bit dark to drive in at night, it felt perfectly safe. Also, we woke up to find our car washed!! It was super dirty before that, and it became sparkling clean. It was so lovely, and it happened every day. Be nice and give the guy a tip :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Such a welcoming place! Marion and Gavin were super nice, offering touring options, helping with maps etc. Breakfast was great. Room was spacious. Their dog was such a cutie and gentle, barely seen.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Marianne our hostess went out of her way to support our needs recommended places to visit and et out. we stayed one night only but sure we would have benefitted if stayed more. outstanding breakfast
Cons: poor internet connection ,
Roseroc Boutique Guest House - Knysna - Building
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9.6 Excellent (193 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Roseroc Boutique Guest House, you'll be centrally located in Knysna, within a 10-minute walk of Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Elephant Park. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Manager was attentive, pleasant and gave us helpful local info. Breakfast was excellent. The presentation of the rooms and dining area was delightful. Our view over the lake was beautiful, and the B and B was in a peaceful garden setting. We were able to buy wine on the premises and wanted for nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: You will likely have the pleasure to be welcomed and meet Kevin, a great host. Breakfast was lush! We thoroughly enjoyed the special poached eggs, highly recommended. The property is superb with a stunning view of the lagoon, just few minutes drive from the city centre and waterfront.
Cons: Everything was perfect! We even got our car washed before checking out, great service indeed!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Location, view and the owners expert advice about where to visit Breakfast was great too!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Lovely home and Kevin our host was very helpful with suggestions and organizing bookings. Our room was fabulous with a gorgeous view and it was so nice to come home after dinner to a thoughtful treat left for us.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Kevin went out of his way to make our stay super comfortable and enjoyable. He was extremely accommodating to our dietary requirements.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms are clean, comfortable and have a clear view of the heads
Amanzi Island Lodge - Knysna - Building
6
9.5 Excellent (835 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you a stay at Amanzi Island Lodge in Knysna, you'll be next to a golf course, just steps from Leisure Isle and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Difficult to tell which was hot and cold water. Such a waste of water running it
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A warm welcome, quiet location and stunning views across the water. Just brilliant all round.
Cons: Nothing. It was wonderful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing views from our room (Coral suite). Beautiful decoration and so calming. Loved being able to walk on the sand in the morning and paddle in the lagoon. Free bikes to loan and go for a ride and the town is only a short drive away. Drive in and collect service also available at reception if you fancy a drink in town. Lovely breakfast to start the day.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The room was very good, with plenty of space. The bed was the most comfortable and the breakfast very nice. The employees were friendly and helpful.
Cons: The dinner was good, but could have sandwiches to offer .
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Staff very friendly and food was very good
Cons: Too much light getting in, needed curtains
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great place facing the lagoon in Knysna leisure Isle. Lovely rooms with communal areas. Excellent breakfast. A bit out of the town but they will arrange a shuttle into town for a small charge which makes dining out easy. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The customer service, the room and its view and the cleanliness! Spotless. Breakfast and dinner are very good!
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location close to knysna heads on leisure island is really great. We loved the beautiful interior and also the pretty surroundings outside with a lovely pool area and many little places to chill and hang out. Due to some rain and our short stay we couldn’t take advantage of the bike and kayak rental, but it is a wonderful opportunity to explore the area. They even offer a pre booked dinner, which we really enjoyed a lot after a busy day. We would definitely stay again!
Cons: nothing, we were very happy travelers!
Bollard Bay House - Knysna - Pool
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9.6 Excellent (178 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bollard Bay House in Knysna, you'll be just steps from Leisure Isle and Bollard Bay. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Host was very likeable and helpful (personally transported us early morning to the race - no extra charge) Great location and views. Will be fantastic in summer Fantastic rooms and bar area
Cons: TV did not work on arrival For the price - more attention to detail around bathroom supplies and coffee/tea station
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stunning location. Fantastic views from house
Cons: Didn't stay long enough
9.0 Excellent
Pros: the hotel has a beautiful, very quiet location at the lake border.The facilities are perfect. The welcome and service is cordial
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We considered whether to stay in Knysna or a just outside the city. The location, the house, the view, and the hosts are all worth the 7 min drive from the city. One of the beautiful houses we stayed in, with beautiful views, easy river access, sunrises and sunsets from the room window. The owners are extremely kind and helpful. We stayed additional night beyond our original planning because it was just hard to leave.
Cons: Google Map, navigates you to a place about 200 meters from the right house. It should be noted that the address is House 101 on the same street.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything is as promist. Realy perfect. Advise !!!! Just book it.
Cons: Abdolute nothing
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Our room Was a little close to the kitchen, so a bit noisy.
Atlantic Guest House - Knysna - Building
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9.6 Excellent (160 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Atlantic Guest House in Knysna (Paradise), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Knysna Elephant Park and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The entire package, excellent advise and support to travel to and find a good restaurant
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful host, friendly & helpful staff, comfortable facilities, excellent breakfast and superb uninterrupted views over Knysna to the Heads
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location
Cons: nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Perfect place
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Greeted by the lovely Tess who made us feel completely at home and was a source of great local knowledge. Breakfast was served with wonderful views looking out over Knysna.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, beautiful view. Lovely bedrooms, excellent breakfast. Tess the manager is very welcoming and helpful.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great staff ( Tess is the ideal host), great view, very good breakfast
Cons: small swimming pool, difficult road uphill.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Separate room entrances to each family.
Cambalala Guest House - Knysna - Building
9
9.7 Excellent (90 reviews)
Overview Reviews
This stylish, 4-star guest house on the famous Garden Route overlooks the Knysna Lagoon. It offers spacious rooms with wonderful views, and a garden with a modern swimming pool. All of the rooms at the Cambalala Guest House feature a private balcony, floor heating and Wi-Fi internet access. The Cambalala Guest House's large breakfast buffet is served until lunchtime. Furthermore, the guest house offers a communal open-plan lounge, a dining area and a kitchen area. The modern swimming pool is located in the Cambalala's garden area. Cocktails are also served here. The shops and restaurants of Knysna's waterfront are just a 10-minute walk away. Secure parking spaces away from the street are available at the Cambalala.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really friendly staff. Spotlessly clean. Huge room. Best breakfast . So helpful with information on routes, surrounding area attractions and restaurant bookings. Will definitely stay again.
Cons: Pool was superb. View to die for.
7.9 Good
Pros: Clean and efficient. Offered a good recommendation for evening meal.
Cons: Bedroom area and bathroom area (atleast in our room) all one space so limited privacy At breakfast only eggs are offered- needed to ask directly for bacon etc . Not sure why this could not have been offered in the first instance.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely loved everything about Cambalala. From the warm welcome and helpful, personal nature of the host Nicole to the super stylish interior of the guest house, not to mention the stunning views. Nothing was too much trouble. We were on honeymoon and had the penthouse which was incredible, worth every penny. Will definitely be returning, thank you so much Nicole, Sam & Andy xx
Cons: Nothing not to like!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: We just had a wonderful time at Nicole’s guesthouse who is truly the soul of it! We especially enjoyed the amazing garden and view down from the hill as well as all the tips we got! We can just recommend staying here wishing the super nice owner Nicole all the best.
Cons: The bathroom/toilet had no door to the main room which is a bit uncomfortable especially when one is using the toilet. Other than that it was fabulous!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The attention to detail throughout the whole guesthouse was incredible !!! Would definitely be returning and would recommend to anyone . The owners and the staff were very amenable and super friendly
Cons: The fact that we only had two nights there
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was delicious and plentiful (great coffee!) and our hostess was very attentive. Luxurious home and furnishings, wonderful outside seating areas and infinity pool and secure parking behind an electric gate. Little bottle of champagne and box of chocolates to celebrate our honeymoon was a wonderful gesture.
Cons: Only that it was a bit warm in the room at night and the shower door didn't close completely but just meant a little water on the floor.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: excellent breeakfast, good atmosphare, outstanding view, good architecture, warm feeling,
Cons: less responsibilty by staff, if something occure.
The Alexander - Knysna - Bedroom
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9.5 Excellent (255 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at The Alexander in Knysna, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 15-minute walk of Eastern Head View Point and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely people, so nice and helpful no matter what you need Especially the breakfast lady, Dirk and Wayne were so nice. Lovely apartment (royal suite) furnished with so much love and detail - exceptional view! We would always want to stay there again!
Cons: Really nothing - it was all in all spectacular
3.3 Mediocre
Cons: ‎يحه A bad experience on all levels!! We were taken 2 rooms one of them luxury suite for 4 person.. one of the nights the electricity + water and the wi fi was not working i call the reception to understand what happened and i told them my concern and i complained from the situation.. then the owner called me back suddenly and the way of his speaking was so bad and threat to us!! He said: you are not in Saudi Arabia you are in south africa!! You are not protected!!! You can take your luggage and left your room!! Without any returned money!! He shutdown the call while we were speaking!! I’m shocked and there is no words to describe the way of the owner was speaking to us!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything the location the views the attention to detail and but not least the staff and owners Wayne and Dirk nothing was too much trouble . Really nice place to relax and unwind will definitely be back . Make this a must stop on your visit to knysna
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfasts were excellent especially the eggs Alexander. Honestly bar a great idea. Staff very friendly . Loved the music in the rooms. View from room and pool amazing.
Cons: Shower / bath water not very hot. Not to keen on the incense burning.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The Alexander is simply stunning!!!! It was a real treat for us to stay there. The hosts and staff made us feel so welcome. The breakfast was out of this world!!!
Cons: We were a bit disappointed with the view from the amber room but were able to enjoy the stunning communal deck.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely wonderful accommodation- staff were lovely, owners were so accommodating and helpful, and the property itself is magnificent- can’t wait for an excuse to return
Cons: The weather!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Heated floors not only in the bathroom but also bedroom were an unexpected bonus! Lovely and thoughtful amenities, such as Nespresso machine with milk frother! Breakfast was delicious! Fantastic views of the lagoon. Even had a scenic beach within an short walk of the hotel.
Cons: Hot water was a little temperamental. It is turned off during the day, so if you are planning on a shower after breakfast, just let them know to keep it on for you. Even so, I usually had only lukewarm water for the sinks.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing location on the heads with a gorgeous view which was only surpassed by the wonderfully warm staff!
Cons: Nothing
Headlands House Guest Lodge - Knysna - Bedroom
11
9.5 Excellent (255 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you a stay at Headlands House Guest Lodge in Knysna, you'll be near the bay, within a 5-minute walk of Eastern Head View Point and Garden Route National Park. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, laundry facilities, and coffee/tea in a common area. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: An absolutely fantastic place in a stunning location at the top of the Head. Very friendly, helpful in planning my stay, recommending restaurants. The stay was perfect in every way.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortoble Room with a Amazing view, friendly owners and breakfast was great with also an amazing view, thanks a lot , the 2 Isabelles
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We stayed for three nights in Headlands House . We loved it! We had a beautiful room with two !! breathtaking views. Watching the ocean out of my bed was so great and I could have my early coffee in the room. Also we had a very large and nice bathroom .You can sit in the bathtub watch the dolphins in the Indian Ocean and hear the sound of the ocean. Every morning Breakfast is served very individually and I missed nothing. WiFi was very good, so we could share the view with our kids by Skype. Thank you Debbie for all your recommendations and that you made us feel at home.
Cons: Nothing!!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was awesome with us. The location is amazing and you can easily access to the best viewpoints of knysna In addition the facilities were just perfect which made our stay being a real dream Thanks for everything. This was definitely the best hotel during our trip
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location is beautiful! Breakfast is good and the manager is very kind and helpful!
Cons: All good
6.7 Good
Cons: the room I staying in, the faucet in the bath area is bad, coupled with the small flow of water, it is not convenient to wash
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Debbie was amazing, she waited at the front door, greated us, gave us a full update if Knysna and told us "view point"! Is a must. She arranged n shuttle to take us to dinner and back, after a long day on the rode with our bikes. Our room was amazing the best view and breakfast was the best on our tour. Please do visit this guesthouse.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I would go there again when I need time off to do my things in peace
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Stuff, the view is perfect
Orange Inn Knysna - Knysna - Bedroom
12
9.5 Excellent (185 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Orange Inn Knysna in Knysna, you'll be next to a golf course, within a 15-minute walk of Garden Route National Park and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was great
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Charlotte and her staff were really helpful and friendly.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great spacious rooms (we stayed in the pelican), great staff and breakfast, really good amenities.
Cons: Not walking distance to city center, but still worth it!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved how friendly the staff were, they even went out of their way to prepare me off-menu breakfasts.
Cons: We and the room next to us had a power outage in our room during our last night
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms are clean and stylish
Cons: Only the weather was rainy and cold but alas it is called the town of all seasons
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about the property.. It is exceptionally beautiful spotlessly clean.. Wow my team and I still in Awe with such excellent service we received from all the Orange Inn staff. Absolutely value for money. Thank you ☺️
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very warm and hospitable hosts. Beautiful apartment with good amenities.

Best rooms in Knysna

Thebloem - Knysna - Building
1
9.8 Excellent (152 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at THEBLOEM in Knysna (Paradise), you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Knysna Elephant Park and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The service and friendlyness
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely property, spotlessly clean, super-friendly efficient service. The best stay of our 2 week holiday in South Africa. Highly recommended.
Cons: Nothing - everything was perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is beautiful, our room was amazing and the breakfast is perfect The hosts did everything to make us satisfied, including booking us dinner reservations Nice view on knyzna
Cons: You need a car to go anywhere in knyzna. Didnt bothee us
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This place was an absolute oasis of what is best in service & facilities & we will be returning.
Cons: Just about everything.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Outstanding service, staff, location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Litterally EVERYTHING was perfect. This was our last hotel of our holidays and we were treated like royalty from the moment we parked the car outside. We did not have to worry about anything, taxis, restaurant bookings, everything was being taken care of on our behalf. The rooms were amazing, the breakfasts were to die for and the staff was amazing at everything (they even cleaned our car before we left). We stayed in luxury hotels in the past, and this one is definitely up there with the big ones!
Cons: There was nothing to dislike, everything was absolutely perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: TheBloem was truly fantastic, we stayed there from the 21st to the 23rd of March 2019 and wish we had stayed longer! It was our best stay during our Garden Route trip!!! The suite was very comfortable, very clean, with a very spacious bathroom; true luxury. The staff were so warm and welcoming and that truly impacted on our stay, so before we even saw our room we were happy to be there. The balcony had awesome views of the Knysna lagoon and we had the option of eating breakfast outside our suite on the balcony or at the main seating area (we chose the former) which added to the fantastic stay we had. The breakfast was amazing! Starting from the presentation to the quality and freshness of the food; everything was extra clean which I appreciated and the food was spectacular!! They also offered snacks for an hour during the day and in the evening, this was served at the adjacent Villa Afrikana suites which were also fabulous and again the staff were truly amazing, very friendly, helpful and very warm!!! I would definitely stay at this facility in the future. It was an amazing stay!!!!
Cons: I can’t fault anything!
Lagoon View Villa - Knysna - Bedroom
2
9.6 Excellent (182 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Situated in Knysna, this air-conditioned self-catering holiday home features a garden with a BBQ and a sun terrace. The property is 3.5 km from the centre of Knysna and boasts views of the mountain. The unit fitted with a kitchen with a dishwasher and oven. Towels and bed linen are featured in this holiday home. Set on a hill, the farm offers views of the Knysna River and lagoon. Lagoon View Villa is walking distance to the Knysna River and the area is popular for fishing, cycling, golf and water sports. The Knysna Golf Club is 3 km from the property. Plettenberg Bay is 29 km from Lagoon View Villa, while Wilderness is 51 km away. George Airport is 74 km from the property.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lagoon view Villa is an outstanding property in Knysna and the most beautiful place with breathtaking views. The unusual size of bedrooms, luxury bathrooms as well as several social areas, including the lovely outdoor spaces, makes it the perfect place to be, especially for a bigger group! All areas are very well furnished and accessorised and the kitchen exceptionally well equipped. The hostess Rene, was very kind and responsive and ensured at all times that we were comfortable. Thank you for a lovely stay!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The villa was exactly as it appeared on the photos...............truly fantastic!! It was clean with everything you would need for a carefree holiday. Our host Rene is a remarkable woman who made us feel at home! Thoroughly recommend Lagoon View Villa
Cons: N/A
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was like "living in the lap luxury". Our host was very accommodating. Would highly recommend.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: beautiful house with amazing views from every huge window. The owner was so nice and friendly. The beds are super comfortable, it was really hard to get out of bed in the morning with all that lagoon view in front of us...loved everything.
Cons: That we had to leave...
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and very serene surroundings.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location Size Very clean
Cons: No heater for bedrooms
Blue Oyster - Knysna - Pool
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9.4 Excellent (111 reviews)
Overview Reviews
A stay at Blue Oyster places you in the heart of Knysna, within a 5-minute drive of Knysna Elephant Park and Knysna Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The location is oustanding, it's if you are in paradise.
Cons: Nothinig
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic B&B. Judith and her staff were great hosts and our room (Mykonos) was huge and very well appointed. The location at the top of the hill affords spectacular views over the lagoon. We also particularly enjoyed the pool area at the back of the property, as well as the delicious breakfast, served with a smile!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was amazing during our stay. Breakfast, staff, location, amenities, etc! I highly recommend this place.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location with sweeping views of the bay and a very spacious room. The host was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Every restaurant recommend was truly worth the visit
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, great views and excellent breakfast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The host is really nice and caring, the breakfast is homemade and very nice and the view is spectacular!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved the whole experience in this lovely BB! We were welcomed very friendly and i was quite surprised how beautiful the bedrooms actually were! The breakfast was also very good! I would recommend to stay there.
Amber Guest Lodge - Knysna - Pool
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9.2 Excellent (195 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Amber Guest Lodge in Knysna, you'll be in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Knysna Lagoon and Garden Route National Park. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The lodge exceeded our expectations, it is very comfortable and the staff is very friendly. We all enjoyed our breakfast that was served. Looking forward to come back next year.
Cons: Everything was excellent and we enjoyed every bit.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is good. Place is amazing. Room is very beautiful. Beds very comfortable. People very friendly. Breakfast very good. Top guest house.
Cons: None
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was good.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Bed comfortable. Breakfast v good.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The property is located in a lovely area of Knysna and not too far away for the town center.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We had a really nice stay. We booked really short-term but everything was ready. We had a nice and tasty breakfast outside at the terrace. Nice view over the lagoon.

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South Villa Guesthouse - Knysna - Building
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9.4 Excellent (176 reviews)
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With a stay at South Villa Guesthouse in Knysna (Paradise), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Knysna Lagoon and Garden Route National Park. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Soooo much amazing. Very neat and clean. Decor is fully artistic. Seems like 5 star hotel. Fantastic location. Home made Food is very tasty. Outside views are fabulous. But the best of the best is the Owners ( sweet couple) who are so much lovely and very caring.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very cosy guesthouse with a spectacular view from the balcony of our room. Nice terrace to relax outside. Very friendly service. Neat and tidy place.
Cons: A bit more choice in freshly baked bread for breakfast would be nice. Especially for guests who stay longer.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The place is tidy
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view on the lagoon Super breakfast Fantastic hosts Peaceful place
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A wonderfully hospitable husband and wife team who cannot do enough for you. South Villa is in an excellent location and provides a great nights sleep. We would strongly recommend booking here.
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, views, comfort
Cons: Nothing
Turbine Hotel & Spa - Knysna - Pool
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9.1 Excellent (632 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Turbine Hotel and Spa in Knysna, you'll be on a lake, just a 1-minute walk from Thesen Island and 9 minutes by foot from Garden Route National Park. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the concept, breakfast was excellent
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What a gem! I can highly recommend the Turbine Hotel. Very cleverly designed around the machinery. Well done and keep up the good work
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Design of the hotel, and Location, very good breakfast, friendly staff
Cons: Drainage in the shower and the vanity didn't work well. Small standard room, good for 2 days, too small for a longer stay. Unfortunately no view on the canal from our room, but on a hedge, room on ground floor.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: This quirky hotel has been designed around many remaining features of the old power station. Our room was very comfortable with great views over the pool and adjacent canal waterway. There are plenty of restaurants nearby and we enjoyed the 15 min walk over the bridge back to the quays for dinner several evenings. Breakfast in the hotel was good. It’s in a great location and we loved staying out on Thesen Island. I’ve never stayed in a hotel quite like this and I’m glad we did.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Friendly. Nice. Central.
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Excellent service and facilities, really made to feel at home
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The place was really well located. Staff were friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the place was clean.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: There was a very nice choice at breakfast. However one of our party was gluten free and there was no gluten free option at all available until I asked on the second day for the chef to provide it.
Cons: The beds were very hard - and the only option to soften them was an extra duvet which whilst I appreciated the effort that the staff made in trying this option didn't make much difference.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and helpful staff. Made the start with my young daughter a feast.
Cons: Not enough still free drinking water in rooms.
aha The Rex Hotel - Knysna - Building
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8.9 Excellent (1,031 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at aha The Rex Hotel in Knysna, you'll be in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Pledge Nature Reserve and Knysna Quays. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were neat and very modern. The restaurant downstairs was very fancy and the breakfast was really good.
Cons: The restaurant was closed for dinner but the hotel is near to the waterfront were you can find many other restaurants.
7.0 Good
Pros: Employees are really friendly and try to assist you If needed.
Cons: I would rate it more like a 3 star hotel. The rooms are Clean but but the furniture is simple and looks cheap.
7.5 Good
Pros: Nice interior, good breakfast, warm welcoming
Cons: Loud Aircon at night time, hard bed
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Touristic place, but very we found great places opposite to the port...
7.0 Good
Cons: The pool wasn't in use one of main reasons for booking
Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays - Knysna - Building
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8.5 Excellent (1,356 reviews)
Overview Reviews
One of the best hotel sites in South Africa, the Protea Hotel Knysna Quays enjoys a spectacular outlook of the popular coastal town of Knysna. The hotel is nestled in the heart of the Garden Route and offers you a unique GUEST experience with premium accommodation accentuated with scenic beauty and natural surrounds. Renowned as the perfect holiday destination, the hotel is set on the Knysna Quays Waterfront with the lagoon at your doorstep. This stylish property is suited to both leisure and business travellers alike with sheer comfort assured. Facing the warm Indian Ocean through the Knysna Heads, the hotel offers a tranquil stay in spacious rooms overlooking the magical Knysna lagoon, historical train station and the Knysna town. The Protea Hotel Knysna Quays boasts wonderful facilities, which includes a heated outdoor swimming pool, wellness therapist for rejuvenating massages, free internet service and a unique dining experience with four restaurants to choose from.
5.4 Okay
Pros: We only liked the location
Cons: It was not at all worth the money we paid.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Great restaurants very close by for dining at night as I was travelling with my elderly Mum.
Cons: Wifi was shocking - I could not even download documents. In this day and age that is not acceptable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was great by the dock
Cons: Bar was not stocked with premium spirits e.g 15 yr old glenffidich
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We could walk to the restaurants!
7.0 Good
Pros: Bed
Cons: the walls bit noisy
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Proximity to Waterfront
Cons: Nothing !
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Perfect
Cons: The entrance
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff was great especially the unexpected welcome note at reception when we arrived ... Cindy was great
Cons: Nothing