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Knysna location

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Knysna is located in Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa.

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Fair Acres Hotel ****

Directly located north of the Knysna Heads, with magnificent panoramic views across Knysna Lagoon, this luxurious hotel combines supreme facilitites with a tranquil setting. Number of rooms: 17.

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House Hammond *****

Situated next to the magnificent Knysna Lagoon, one of the jewels of Western Cape’s enchanting Garden Route, House Hammond offers the ultimate in luxury, style, service and location. Number of rooms: 8.

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Knysna Terrace ****

Conveniently located just off the N2 from George, Knysna Terrace offers rooms with private balconies featuring uninterrupted views of the Knysna Lagoon. Free private parking is available on site. Number of rooms: 8.

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South Villa ****

South Villa is situated in Knysna, in the heart of the Garden Route. It offers modern rooms with private balconies overlooking the Knysna lagoon and Knysna Heads. South Villa’s guest rooms are decorated in neutral tones and include free Wi-Fi. Number of rooms: 3.

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Premier Hotel Knysna ****

The Premier Hotel Knysna is situated on the banks of the Knysna Lagoon, surrounded by beautiful wooded gardens. It offers air-conditioned rooms with private balcony or private terrace. The hotel has an outdoor pool. Number of rooms: 58.

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Headlands House Guest Lodge ****

This lodge is situated on a cliff and boasts an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views of the Knysna Lagoon and the Indian Ocean. It offers free Wi-Fi and spacious rooms with furnished balconies. Number of rooms: 4.

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Yellowwood Lodge ***

This Victorian guest house in Knysna offers a secluded pool and is 10 minutes walk from the Knysna Waterfront. The rural guesthouse rooms have TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Number of rooms: 11.

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Abalone Lodges

The wooden houses, self catering with private balconies impress with its breathtaking views of the Knysna lagoon. The garden with sun loungers and a seasonal swimming pool promises relaxation. Number of rooms: 15.

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Narnia Guest House

Located on top of a hill, just 2 km from the town of Knysna, Narnia Guest House offers panoramic views of the Heads, Knysna River, and the surrounding Outeniqua Mountains. Facilities include a salt water pool. Number of rooms: 3.

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Atlantic Guest House ****

Atlantic Guest House is located 2 km from Knysna Lagoon and has a small and heated saltwater pool surrounded by a wooden deck with an outdoor Jacuzzi. All rooms are spacious and air conditioned. Number of rooms: 6.

Hotels in Knysna – sortable overview

List of all hotels in Knysna. By default, Knysna hotels are sorted by class: the most luxurious hotels in Knysna are listed first. You can change the sorting order using the navigation bar above. By clicking the first (leftmost) button you can interchange the direction of sorting between ascending/descending.

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Knysna: list of all hotels

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African Breeze Guesthouse *****

A minute’s walk from the beach, this stylish guest house is located in the beautiful town of Knysna and is the perfect retreat for nature enthusiasts. Number of rooms: 5.

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Augusta Bay Guest House *****

This 5-star guest house situated in a secluded location on the Garden Route. It offered a beautiful view over the Knysna Bay, and the beach is within walking distance. Number of rooms: 7.

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Candlewood Lodge *****

Located minutes away from Knysna town centre, Candlewood Lodge offers guests an intimate and personable place to stay in a stunning location. The lodge offers spectacular views over Knysna Heads and Knysna Lagoon. Number of rooms: 6.

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Falcons View Manor *****

Falcons View Manor is situated on a hill overlooking Knysna Lagoon, 700 metres from the town centre. It features an outdoor pool, a library and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Number of rooms: 9.

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Kanonkop House *****

Kanonkop Guest House offers luxurious comfort, breathtaking views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads, serene atmosphere and unique personal service along Western Cape’s enchanting Garden Route. Number of rooms: 5.

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Knysna Tonquani Lodge & Spa *****

This award-winning lodge, located at the heart of the Garden Route, is only minutes from Knysna and provides guests with every conceivable comfort. Number of rooms: 11.

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Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa *****

Located in the hills above Knysna, this 5-star hotel overlooks the Knysna River and Garden Route town. It has a spa, swimming pools and a restaurant with lagoon views. Number of rooms: 80.

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St. James of Knysna *****

Set in the heart of the Garden Route, right on the edge of the Knysna Lagoon is this unique and exclusive 5-Star Country House surrounded by beautiful gardens on a three acre estate. St. Number of rooms: 15.

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Turbine Hotel & Spa *****

Situated in Knysna, this former power station offers suites feature a well-exposed dock for iPod and overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. The spacious terrace has an outdoor pool. Number of rooms: 24.

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Villa Afrikana Guest Suites *****

Located in the town of Knysna, which can be considered the heart of the Garden Route, the villa is located on the upper part of the city on a hill known as paradise. Number of rooms: 6.

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Villa Paradisa Guest House *****

Wonderful views of Knysna and Knysna Lagoon awaits guests at this guest house, located at the heart of the Garden Route and radiating an exclusive atmosphere. Number of rooms: 3.

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Amanzi Island Lodge ****

This spacious beach residence is situated on the edge of the Knysna splendid lake, in the center of the Garden Route. It is an oasis of tranquility, that you have a beautiful view. Number of rooms: 6.

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Amber Guest Lodge ****

Amber Guest Lodge offers luxurious bed & breakfast accommodation overlooking the magnificent Knysna lagoon, the destination of choice along Western Cape’s Garden Route. Number of rooms: 5.

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Azure House ****

With breathtaking lagoon views from every room, this 4-star hotel offers a maritime feel in a tranquil suburb of Paradise in Knysna. The cosy outdoor-pool area is fringed with greenery. Number of rooms: 6.

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Bayhouse ****

Located in Knysna, on a picturesque lagoon beach on Leisure Island, Bayhouse is a spacious two-storey house overlooking the water. It features an outdoor pool and a fire pit in the garden. Number of rooms: 1.

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Belvidere Manor ****

This historic hotel overlooks the Knysna Lake and the Outeniqua mountains in the distance. Here you have a beautiful view on a quiet location. Number of rooms: 28.

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Brenton Beach House ****

This 4-star guest house boasts an outdoor pool, guest lounge with a fireplace and deluxe rooms with panoramic ocean or garden views. It is 500 metres away from Brenton-on-Sea beach. Number of rooms: 5.

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Bridgewater Manor ****

This elegant Cape Colonial house offers views over the Knysna Lagoon and the Heads. It features a saltwater pool surrounded by beautiful lush gardens and bougainvillea shrubs. Number of rooms: 6.

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Cambalala Guest House ****

Located in the heart of the "Garden Route", with a view to the beautiful lagoon in Knysna, this elegant 4-star establishment combines stunning views and top quality accommodation. Number of rooms: 5.

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Double Dutch B & B ****

Double Dutch offers bed and breakfast in Knysna and views over the Knysna lagoon. Set in extensive garden, it has an outdoor swimming pool and barbecue facilities. Number of rooms: 7.

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