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South Villa Guesthouse

Upscale guesthouse in Paradise with restaurant

  • Free WiFi and free parking
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ZAR 880

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9,6.Exceptional.
  • South villa guest house is a delightful guest house within walking distance of many…

    Feb 22, 2020

  • Beautiful location, amazing views from the room, very personal touch from the hosts and a…

    Feb 9, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 4 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage

What’s around

  • In Paradise
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 18 min walk
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 19 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 27 min walk
  • Garden Route National Park - 27 min walk
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Deluxe Room, 1 Bedroom (Deluxe Double Room)
  • Luxury Room, 1 Bedroom (Luxury Double Room)
  • Classic Room, 1 Bedroom, Lagoon View (Standard Double Room)
  • Comfort Room, 1 Bedroom (Standard Double (Ground Floor))
  • Standard Room

Location

  • In Paradise
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 18 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Paradise
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 18 min walk
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 19 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 27 min walk
  • Garden Route National Park - 27 min walk
  • Thesen Island - 30 min walk
  • Simola Golf Course - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Knysna Golf Club - 4 mi / 6.4 km
  • Bollard Bay - 5.4 mi / 8.6 km
  • Leisure Isle - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 43 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 4 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

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.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 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

Children

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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Services

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

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1949
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa

In the room

Home comforts

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 28-inch TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water

More

  • In-room safe

Small print

Also known as

  • South Villa
  • South Villa Hotel Knysna
  • South Villa Knysna
  • South Villa Guesthouse House
  • South Villa Guesthouse Knysna
  • South Villa Guesthouse Knysna
  • South Villa Guesthouse Guesthouse
  • South Villa Guesthouse Guesthouse Knysna

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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

  • 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.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Cruise Cafe (12-min walk), Polvo Coffee (14-min walk), and East Head Cafe (5.1 mi).
  • South Villa Guesthouse has a garden.
9,6.Exceptional.
  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Amazing B&B

    We arrived here early and although we couldn't check in we were made fresh coffee and sherry while we waited by the lovely staff. The room was lovely and had a lovely view looking out across the ocean. Breakfast was amazing! Highly recommend!

    Charlie, 1 night trip, Dec 11, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Lovely stay in Knysna

    Lovely clean guesthouse with comfortable well-furnished rooms. We received a very warm welcome from Ronnie and Thelma. Thank you to you all for a wonderful stay in Knysna. We will definitely return again and recommend to all!

    Jasvinder Kaur, 1 night trip, Nov 22, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    All good. Easy to find. Hosts could not have been more friendly. Warm welcome and great stay.

    1 night trip, Nov 21, 2019

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  • 8,0.Very good

    The hosts at this property are fabulous, kind friendly and make you wam Not to visit again . Ronnie and Thelma make the visit memorable.

    2 night romance trip, Nov 17, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    I own and rent 2 properties in the United States and, because of the volume of my 5-star ratings, am considered a "super-host". I pride myself in my properties and in my management of them. I understand what it takes to provide quality accommodations. What I experienced at South Villa Guesthouse put me in awe...both in the amenities and in the hospitality! The hosting could not have been more gracious and welcoming, and the facility was pristine and beautifully decorated. The breakfast we were served overlooking the town was, in itself, memorable. I can not give the entire experience a higher commendation and recommendation.

    1 night family trip, Nov 10, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Faultless

    Excellent place, comfortable room, very helpful hosts and a great breakfast.

    Jens, 1 night trip, Nov 1, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Great stay!

    Pietro, 1 night trip, Aug 11, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    The room and the property were absolutely clean and beautiful. Breakfast on the dining balcony was superb and the view overlooking the Knysna Heads was fantastic. Ronnie and Marina provided five star service throughout. Very highly recommended.

    Paul, 1 night romance trip, Mar 4, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Excellent

    1 night business trip, Feb 9, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Best South Villa Guesthouse!

    En otroligt pittoresk och underbar pärla! Vilka människor och bästa frukosten!

    Annika, 1 night romance trip, Feb 27, 2019

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