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Forest Edge

3-star cottage in Knysna with outdoor pool and restaurant

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ZAR 1,263

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Official standards

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

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • 24 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 5 accommodations
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Stovetop

What’s around

  • In a regional park
  • Garden Route National Park - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 10 mi / 16.1 km
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve - 12.4 mi / 19.9 km
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 15.4 mi / 24.8 km
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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Location

  • In a regional park
  • Garden Route National Park - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a regional park
  • Garden Route National Park - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 10 mi / 16.1 km
  • Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve - 12.4 mi / 19.9 km
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 15.4 mi / 24.8 km
  • Knysna Quays - 15.5 mi / 24.9 km
  • Thesen Island - 15.9 mi / 25.6 km
  • Brenton Beach - 16.3 mi / 26.2 km
  • Buffalo Bay Beach - 16.3 mi / 26.2 km
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve - 17.4 mi / 28 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 63 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Size

  • 5 cottages

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in

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 - 6 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property 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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English

At the property

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Ecotours on site
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Working away

  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 689
  • Conference space size (meters) - 64

Services

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

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the cottage

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available
  • Fireplace
  • Individually furnished
  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water

More

  • In-room safe

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Ecotours on site
  • Playground on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Forest Edge Nature Lovers' Retreat
  • Forest Edge Cottage Knysna
  • Forest Edge Nature Lovers' Retreat Apartment
  • Forest Edge Nature Lovers' Retreat Apartment Knysna
  • Forest Edge Nature Lovers' Retreat House Knysna
  • Forest Edge Nature Lovers' Retreat House
  • Forest Edge House Knysna
  • Forest Edge Knysna
  • Forest Edge Knysna
  • Forest Edge Cottage

Optional extras

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

Late check-in between 8 PM and 10 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 300

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

Housekeeping is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 100 per day

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 250.0 per night

Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 120 for adults and ZAR 72 for children (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for ZAR 200.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit on site.

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.

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

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

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

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

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

  • Yes, Forest Edge does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 8 PM. There's a charge of ZAR 300 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of ZAR 300 (subject to availability). Express check-in and contactless 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 Totties Farm Kitchen (2.7 mi) and Materolli (9.3 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the cottage's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
  • 10,0.Exceptional

    great for trekkers family and to explore Around

    excellent experience and very warm welcoming from owners and management. very nice team and great for kids. we will definitively come back

    francisco zacarias, 3 night family trip, Feb 21, 2019

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