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The Knysna Belle

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
75 Bayswater Drive, Leisure Isle, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa

Upscale B&B by sea in Knysna
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • The Knysna Belle exceeded all our expectations. The room was exceptional; clean,…Apr 25, 2021
  • Knysna Belle was amazing and I would definitely recommend it for anyone wanting to get…Sep 10, 2018

The Knysna Belle

from ZAR 983
  • Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Lagoon View, Sea Facing
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Poolside
  • Family Room, 2 Bedrooms, Corner
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Patio, Ground Floor

What’s around The Knysna Belle


  • Leisure Isle - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 1 min walk
  • Garden Route National Park - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Bollard Bay - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Golf Club - 37 min walk
  • Eastern Head View Point - 43 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 36 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Travelling with others


  • Children (6 years old and younger) not allowed

  • 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 includes off-street options

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 28-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

The Knysna Belle’s small print

Also known as

  • Knysna Belle Guest House Hotel
  • The Knysna Belle Bed & breakfast Knysna
  • Belle Guest House Hotel
  • Knysna Belle Guest House
  • Belle Guest House
  • Knysna Belle Hotel
  • Knysna Belle
  • Knysna Belle B&B
  • The Knysna Belle Knysna
  • The Knysna Belle Bed & breakfast


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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The seasonal pool is open from September to May.

Pool open 24-hours

This property does not have elevators.

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; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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

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.

FAQs for The Knysna Belle

  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Knysna Belle?
    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 gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Knysna Belle?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at The Knysna Belle?
    Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
  • Are pets allowed at The Knysna Belle?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Knysna Belle?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Knysna Belle?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Olive Tree (4 mi), African Bean (4 mi), and Royal Siam Thai (4 mi).
  • What is there to do at The Knysna Belle and nearby?
    Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as mountain biking. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool, a garden, and access to a nearby outdoor pool.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 10,0 From 11 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Outstanding accommodation, yummy food and first class staff and service. The experience was faultless and 5 * all round. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend anyone looking for the best.
Nigel, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
The Kynsna Belle was just lovely. Very comfortable, nice bed & linens, lovely house, bright & airy. Very quiet & peaceful. Breakfast was terrific! Michelle was super helpful and efficient. We loved walking around the island, borrowing their bikes for riding around the whole area. What a gorgeous location!
Mary, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic place to stay. Perfect in every way.
We loved staying at the Knysna Belle on Leisure Isle - what a spectacular setting. Everything was fantastic about the stay: the location, the service, the quality of the rooms. A perfect place for a night en route. We also had a fantastic meal at the Olive Tree restaurant. The sunset was spectacular and it is ideal for walking, and for a morning run.
Grant, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
We could not fault this property. From the warm welcome we received from Gabby, with tea and coffee offered on arrival. The room was very clean and spacious and nicely decorated. There was a safe and a tea & coffee tray with a jar of biscuits which was replenished daily. The WiFi was very good and although there was load shedding the guesthouse was not affected as it had a generator. There is an honesty bar with so much choice and an ice machine. Guests also can use the lounge which again is nicely furnished and has a veranda overlooking the Knysna Lagoon. The views are stunning. Breakfast was lovely and freshly cooked. There was also fresh fruit, tea,coffee and cereals. Freshly baked muffins and croissants were also available. Michelle was there at breakfast and again nothing was too much trouble, she was very welcoming and friendly and offered to book us a place to the nature reserve. The outside areas were also spotless with plenty of sun beds around the pool. There were beach towels provided and they also offer guests free use of the canoes, kayaks and bikes which are in the garage. The staff are a credit to the Knysna Belle so thank you Michelle, Gabby & Gillianne for your wonderful hospitality and for looking after us so well. We will be back next time we visit South Africa. You will not be disappointed if you stay here
Sarah, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. They could not have done more to make our stay better
Graeme, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic location on an island. Great views. Ideal place to relax
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Wunderschöne Unterkunft mit sehr netten Gastgebern. Liebevoll eingerichtet und gepflegt. Jeden Morgen gibt es ein abwechslungsreiches Frühstück. Ich komme wieder!
Angelika, de1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Geweldige plek. Als extra mogen de gasten fietsen en kano's gebruiken. Leuk en handig in deze omgeving.
nl1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Julie, ca4 night romance trip

The Knysna Belle