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Belvidere Manor

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Deluxe Cottage | Property grounds
Beach nearby, white sand, fishing
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Belvidere Manor

Belvidere Manor

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Knysna Lagoon

9,4/10 Exceptional

43 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
169 Lower Duthie Drive, Belvidere Estate, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts
  • Room service
  • Conference center
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Kitchen
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Separate bedroom
  • Premium TV channels

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Belvidere

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 43 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 35.4 miles/57 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Cruise Cafe - 9 min drive
  • Flippin knys - 9 min drive
  • African Bean - 9 min drive
  • Royal Siam Thai - 9 min drive
  • Persello's Pizzeria - 9 min drive

About this property

Belvidere Manor

A great choice for a stay in Knysna, Belvidere Manor features an airport shuttle. Guests can indulge in massages, and Carolines bistro, one of 2 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for dinner. There's an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge, and in-room conveniences at this upscale hotel include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi.


Afrikaans, English, French, Spanish, Xhosa

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 28 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite RV/bus/truck parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Boat tours
  • Fishing
  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (484 square feet of space)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Umbrellas


  • 36 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1987
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool
  • 2 outdoor tennis courts


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Xhosa

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Carolines bistro - Overlooking the garden, this bistro specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.
The Bell Tavern - Overlooking the garden, this gastropub specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for ZAR 100 per stay

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Property Registration Number 1996/06555/07

Also known as

Belvidere Manor
Belvidere Manor Hotel
Belvidere Manor Hotel Knysna
Belvidere Manor Knysna
Belvidere Manor Hotel
Belvidere Manor Knysna
Belvidere Manor Hotel Knysna

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Belvidere Manor?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Belvidere Manor?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Belvidere Manor?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Belvidere Manor?
Yes, there's free self parking. Free RV/bus/truck parking is available.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Belvidere Manor?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Belvidere Manor?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Belvidere Manor and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and boat tours, and practice your swing on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Belvidere Manor?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, international cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Butterfly Blu Restaurant (4.7 mi), Cruise Cafe (5 mi), and Flippin knys (5.3 mi).
Does Belvidere Manor have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a toaster, and cookware.
Does Belvidere Manor have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.
What's the area around Belvidere Manor like?
Belvidere Manor is a short 3-minute walk from Garden Route National Park and 3 minutes' walk from Knysna Lagoon.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful Stay
We had a wonderful stay. The cottage is extremely well appointed and has all the amenities required. The beautiful view over the lagoon, fantastic and friendly service and a delicious breakfast made this a delightful stay - as always!
Janine, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We decided to revisit for our anniversary. Because of Covid it was not very crowded but the level of service was as good as we had previously experienced. Friendly welcome, efficient staff and very comfortable cabins which not even Eskom could diminish. Certainly it will not be our last visit.
David, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful Belvedere Manor House.
Beautiful venue and enthusiastic staff. We went to knysna for a family wedding. Belvedere manor is a lovely wedding location. Ample comfortable accommodation and stunning views. The cottage we stayed in was lovely. Clean fresh and spacious.
Irene, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Wonderful location and accommodating staff. Cant be easy operating under these conditions.
mark, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

A relaxing Homelite accommodation.
The cottages are all well-equipped. The staff were excellent. If I were in the area I’d stay there again
Betty, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

View was fabulous. Service at the restaurant horrendous.
1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice hotel with cottages scattered in a large garden with views across Knysna lagoon. Rooms comfortable although a bit old fashioned. Charming staff.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jacki, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nicoline, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful and relaxing resort
We booked a Deluxe Room Garden View and I'm guessing we must have been upgraded because what we got was a 3 bedroom house! The welcome at reception and then the irrepressible 'Jeffrey' was great, rooms were spotless, beds / linen very comfortable, breakfast spread was good and all in a beautiful garden setting overlooking the lake in a collection of colonial style cottages / houses.
Paul, 1-night family trip
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