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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of The Lofts Boutique Hotel

The Lofts Boutique Hotel

4-star property
4-star hotel with full-service spa, connected to a shopping center, near Knysna Lagoon

9,4/10 Exceptional

46 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is R3 173
Price available on 2023/02/13
The Boatshed, Long Street, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 33 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 38.2 miles/61.6 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Quay Four - 2 min walk
  • 34 Tapas & Oysters - 2 min walk
  • Sirocco - 2 min walk
  • Rib & Rump - 9 min walk
  • Freshline Fisheries - 9 min walk

About this property

The Lofts Boutique Hotel

The Lofts Boutique Hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 600 per person one-way. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, or reflexology. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli. Fellow travelers say great things about the comfortable beds and location.


Afrikaans, Dutch, English, 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 Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 18 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking within 16 ft


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Kayaking
  • Shopping
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Xhosa

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Heated floors

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Le Spa Tranquille has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is open select days.


The Lofts Atrium - This bar is located on the beach.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 for adults and ZAR 150 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 600 per person (one-way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

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; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

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


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

This property accepts major credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Lofts Boutique
Lofts Boutique Hotel
Lofts Boutique Hotel Knysna
Lofts Boutique Knysna
Lofts Hotel Knysna
The Lofts Boutique Hotel Hotel
The Lofts Boutique Hotel Knysna
The Lofts Boutique Hotel Hotel Knysna

Frequently asked questions

Does The Lofts Boutique Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Lofts Boutique Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
As of 30 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Lofts Boutique Hotel on 13 February 2023 start from R3 173, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
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 The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 600 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Lofts Boutique Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking and rowing. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours and segway rentals. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. The Lofts Boutique Hotel also has spa services.
Are there restaurants at or near The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Rib & Rump (9-min walk), Freshline Fisheries (9-min walk), and 34 South (10-min walk).
What's the area around The Lofts Boutique Hotel like?
The Lofts Boutique Hotel is located on the waterfront, a short 1-minute walk from Thesen Island and 12 minutes' walk from Knysna Quays. Travelers say that the hotel is in a great location.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Amazing boutique find
Stay was amazing. Actually extended for an extra night. The staff were courteous, welcoming, friendly and professional. The views from the deck were exceptional, especially at sunset. The rooms were clean, big, with an outside patio.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

NPF, 5-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Highly Recommended
The ambience & feel of this hotel felt very comforting & pleasing. The staff is very helpful & amiable. We stayed in the lagoon room which had a very good view of the lagoon. The room was big and comfortable. The breakfast served was wonderful. Overall, highly recommended.
ADITYA, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect in every way. Lovely lagoon location on Thesens Island, welcoming staff, personal attention, beautifully appointed and decorated, and gorgeous breakfast.
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

the room was fabulously clean and extremely comfortable thank you
eva, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Luxurious Lofts
The Lofts is excellent- very friendly and helpful staff (Carla at reception in particular), the room is extremely spacious and comfortable, a large patio with chaise longue and a large walk-in shower. Breakfast was superb quality. All in all a great place to stay.
Richard, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

I really appreciate all the help and support offered by the Lofts staff and especially Mazne, the receptionist.
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Lofts
Very nice hotel. Good location in quiet area.
Alan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel
Wonderful hotel in a great location. Service superb.
Phil, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful place and fantastic vibe
Its was amazing place to stay in, middle of lagoon. Good food and atmosphere.
maher, 5-night romance trip
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