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1 room, 2 adults

St James of Knysna

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
The Point, Eastford, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa

Lakefront country house with 2 outdoor pools, near Knysna Lagoon
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Exceptional9,4
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Room
Great room
WiFi
Complaints about WiFi
45See all 45 Hotels.com reviews
From 503 reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

St James of Knysna

from ZAR 1,839
  • Deluxe Suite - Lake Facing - 5
  • Junior Suite - Courtyard Facing - 8
  • Superior Suite - Lake Facing - Lady Anne
  • Standard Double Room - Garden Facing - 9
  • Standard Double Room - Garden Facing - 1
  • Deluxe Suite - Garden Facing - 2
  • Deluxe Suite - Garden Facing - 3
  • Junior Suite - Courtyard Facing - 4
  • Deluxe Suite - Lake Facing - 6
  • Superior Suite - Garden Facing - 15
  • Superior Suite - Lake Facing - 16
  • Superior Suite - Lake Facing - 17
  • Superior Suite - Lake Facing - 18
  • Deluxe Suite - Lake Facing - 7

What’s around St James of Knysna

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Knysna Elephant Park (15-minute walk)
  • Knysna Lagoon (17-minute walk)
  • Knysna Quays (24-minute walk)
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve (30-minute walk)
  • Simola Golf Course (36-minute walk)
  • Brenton Beach (38-minute walk)
  • Leisure Isle (3,1 mi / 5 km)
  • Knysna Golf Club (3,8 mi / 6,1 km)
  • Garden of Eden (10,3 mi / 16,7 km)

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 35 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 52 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1991
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

St James of Knysna - This bar specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fishing on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,4 From 45 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Home away from home
St James has a peaceful ambience about it. The staff were friendly and very hospitable. The room were large, clean and spacious. They have a beautiful view of the lagoon with a nice variety for breakfast.
Antony, za3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
James, Joburg
Amazing old school boutique hotel
James, za1 night romance trip
Good 6,0
Easy access to Knysna from hotel for shopping etc
za3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Old world elegance
Great place. Very happy. Once the luxury home of the first Miss South Africa
DOUGLAS, gb4 night romance trip
Fair 4,0
Very disappointing
Below average. - right in the high way so lots of noise from traffic - slow service - old non maintained/renovated rooms - WiFi not working - more like a 3 star establishment + nice breakfast outside area Overall very disappointing
Daniel, us2 night romance trip

St James of Knysna

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