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Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Free WiFi

Overview of Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge

Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge

2.5 star property
B&B with outdoor pool, near Pledge Nature Reserve

10,0/10 Exceptional

1 verified guest review

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
10 Hill Street West, Knysna, Western Cape, 6571

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Knysna

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 32 min drive
  • George (GRJ) - 38.1 miles/61.2 km


  • African Bean - 5 min walk
  • Persello's Pizzeria - 5 min walk
  • Royal Siam Thai - 5 min walk
  • The Anchorage - 9 min walk
  • Chatters - 9 min walk

About this property

Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge

Situated by the ocean, Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Knysna. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this Colonial bed & breakfast include a poolside bar and a terrace.


Afrikaans, English, French, Xhosa

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 7 PM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

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


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1960
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

Also known as

Bluesky Backpacker Lodge Knysna
Bluesky Backpacker Lodge
Bluesky Backpacker Knysna
Bluesky Backpacker
Bluesky Backpacker & Knysna
Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge Knysna
Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge Bed & breakfast
Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge Bed & breakfast Knysna

Frequently asked questions

Does Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge 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.
Is there a pool at Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge?
Yes. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge also has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include African Bean (5-min walk), Persello's Pizzeria (5-min walk), and Royal Siam Thai (5-min walk).
What's the area around Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge like?
Bluesky Backpacker & Lodge is in the heart of Knysna, a short 13-minute walk from Knysna Quays and 13 minutes' walk from Knysna Waterfront.







Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

The hostel had a nice view of the lagoon on the large deck and was clean and well kept. Lolly was an amazing host who was so kind and helpful and a joy to spend time with. Wish I could have stayed longer! Thanks for the great time!!
Verified guest review