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Knysna Herons Guest House

3-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
11 Herons Way, Lower Old Place, Knysna, Western Cape, 6571, South Africa

Suburban Knysna B&B with outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
From 175 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Greate place and location. You get more for the money you.payApr 2, 2017
  • We booked a b&b per the promotion but were told on arrival it was bed only. Manager did…Mar 12, 2017

Knysna Herons Guest House

from ZAR 697
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Standard Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Self-Catering Sleeps 3 - Kelp Gull
  • Deluxe Double - Hoopoe
  • Self-Catering Sleeps 4 - Oyster Catcher
  • Triple - Heron
  • Economy Double - Kingfisher

What’s around Knysna Herons Guest House


  • Garden Route National Park - 7 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 7 min walk
  • Knysna Golf Club - 33 min walk
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 42 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 43 min walk
  • Knysna Elephant Park - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Leisure Isle - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Bollard Bay - 3 mi / 4.8 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 30 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 62 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5:30 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 30-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Knysna Herons Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Herons Guest House
  • Herons Guest House Knysna
  • Knysna Herons
  • Knysna Herons Guest House
  • Knysna Herons Guest House B&B
  • Herons Guest House B&B


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 150 (subject to availability)

Late check-in between 5 PM and 6 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 900

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 300 (subject to availability)

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 350.0 per night

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 80 for adults and ZAR 40 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 10 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Convenient and beautifully styled guest house
Knysna is always worth a visit. Herons Guest House was a perfect, private and peaceful place to rest our heads.
za1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wonderful place to stop over or even to spend a whole week. Nice welcome from Robert and really enjoyed the place, clean and quiet!
Amreesh, zaRomance trip

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