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Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Best backpackers in Knysna! Only a 5 min walk to the Waterfront in Knysna. Very friendly and helpfull staff, clean rooms, cosy garden courtyard and fast internet! Thank you Mandy and Carl for a wonderfull stay!

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Rosario, Argentina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall it was a great experience. The staff was very helpfull and nice. The place was always clean and tidy, breakfast was also good. We had a problem with our bus tickets and the staff at Jembjos were the only ones able to give us actual help !! We will be eternally greatful.

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Thank Mariana T
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good place a have a fast stop in Knysna. The welcome was great, and the people helpfull. We enjoyed your stay in Knysna The quality is really good for the price we payed ;) The place is near the waterfront which is really great

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here to save some money. Owners are very welcoming once you arrive and helpful to the area. There is a house dog who is so cute!! Communal kitchen and make your own breakfast. A cute but different place.

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Thank Allyson S
Hamburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three nights in Jembjos and were very happy with this decision. The twin room was very comfortable and well equipped. Since the Lodge is quite small it was very relaxing and not noisy, quiet small garden and large livingroom in case it´s too windy or cold outside. Owners were friendly and helpful and had always recommendations for us...

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Thank SimmaHamburg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for just one night, but we were very happy with the place! Very friendly staff, big and well equipped communal kitchen, very nice private twin room with bathroom on the patio. Defenitely reccommendable!!

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Thank Marielle L
Cape Point, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks Mandy and Karl for a well needed relaxed stop over. Thanks for the information on the area. Sorry the stay wasn't a longer one. Will stop over again when we're in the area, hopefully for a longer stay then. keep well Peter

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Thank V2610CRpeterb
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jembjo's has an ideal location, comfortable beds and is a really nice area to relax and meet others. It is really affordable and small breakfast selection is included. There is not enough parking for all vehicles inside the property but there is parking on the street (don't leave anything in your car that could tempt someone to break in!). Overall...

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Thank ashvparker
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Really enjoyed my stay here! Received a nice breakfast in the morning of boiled eggs, toast, coffee and tea. Beds were comfortable and showers were very nice. Nice common area downstairs with couches and TV.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The hosts were unbelieveably friendly and helpful, making you feel right at home !! The perfect place to kick out your shoes after a day packed with activities in the beautiful knysna!! We had a wonderful stay and will be returning soon!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tucked away in the heart of the Garden Route, we warmly welcome you to relax & enjoy Jembjo's of Knysna. Our boutique backpackers/lodge, is a little bit of luxury that is kind on your pocket & we take pride in making sure you feel at 'home'. We have a range of accommodation to suit every budget, from Dorm beds to de-luxe family en-suite rooms. We are perfectly located in the heart of lower-central Knysna & are just a 2 minute walk away from both the 'Waterfront' & town. - Knysna is South Africa's best kept secret - so come check it out... Book directly with us - 3 nights or more for 10% discount. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

Address: 4 Queen Street | Lower Central, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM90 - RM168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“rooms with a on suite bathroom would be your best option”
deidre32, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They have different types.”
JVW81, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“we where in en suit with shower inside”
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rabelani, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room on the ground floor just beyond reception / entrance”
angtravel18, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The downstairs room were pretty noisy. Not sure if it was because everywhere was wooden flooring including the stairs so it just echoed... But if your a heavy sleeper you should be fine.”
darrenw849, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
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