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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Very clean neat establishment, in a prime location on Thesen Island. Helpful friendly staff. Nice envirnment easy accesibility to main attratctions on THesen Island. Would definately recomend this establishemnt

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Saro M, Thank you for writing a review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. Our team takes pride in their work and they enjoy receiving feedback from guests who mention the cleanliness and the helpful service. We hope to accommodate you again soon. Kind Regards The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Diemen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 May 2014

A very good boutique hotel, with very helpful staff and a warm welcome. We only stayed one night. What a pitty. I would love to have been stayed longer there. We have had a two roomed suite which was absolutely enormous, comprised of two dressing rooms, two rooms, two bathrooms and a small kitchen. All very nicely decorated and super...

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Frieda R, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We are very proud to hear that you found our team very helpful, they pride themselves in making your stay memorable. It is also good to hear that you enjoyed the space of your Luxury Self-catering Suite. These suits are...

Overpelt, Belgium
Reviewed 11 May 2014

More than we expected. Highly recommended. The people there are very friendly and the rooms with breakfast are lovely and clean. A congratulations for the patrons. Keep it up and we will definitely come back again.

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Dear Michel R, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We are very proud to hear that you had a wonderful experience with our friendly team and the cleanliness of your room, they pride themselves on making your stay memorable. We hope to accommodate you again in the nearby future....

White River, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Sadly we couyld only spend one night at this awesome location but it was enough of a taste to want to return to Thesen Island in Knysna and the Lofts Hotel. Lovely spot overlooking the lake with stunning sunsets. Close to everything on the island within walking distance and even the mainland attractions on the waterfront can be walked to...

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matt_Sa_12, Thank you for writing a review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. Having the restaurants on Thesen Islands and at the waterfront close enough to walk to is a great bonus for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. The Exclusive Lagoon View Rooms with the amazing views of the lagoon is truly our pride and joy as these rooms give you...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2014

When staying at The Lofts, do yourself a favour and (1) smell the freshly baked bread in the early morning (2) go for a walk thru the Thesen "CBD" and (3) go sit on the decks of Quay Four at sunset and watch the boats go out to the heads for a sunset cruise. You won't regret it.

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Dear MarionBush, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. The review you wrote was short and sweet and had great tips! We hope to accommodate you again soon. Kind Regards, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2014

The Lofts Boutique Hotel is more like a big guest house. It was an old Boat building shed which has been converted into a hotel. The place is lovely and centrally located to all touristy stuff. Our stay of 7 days was. Rey comfortable and the pleasant reception and staff made it unforgettable. It's worth visiting the Spa downs stairs....

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alex L, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We are very happy to hear that our team made your stay unforgettable and that you enjoyed your stay with us as the team pride themselves on the service. As all our rooms are unique we would recommend trying one...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

My wife and I stayed at The Lofts on Thesen Island in April. The location of this boutique hotel is perfect and gives you the best of both worlds. Being located on Thesen Island it gives you a safe and tranquil ambience and gorgeous vistas out over the estuary towards the Kynsna Heads. Furthermore you are also only a 10...

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roeboy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We apologize for the frustration caused by the double booking. I am however happy to hear that you made use of all the space in your self-catering apartment. The reason we do not provide breakfast vouchers for these rooms are due to guests...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I stayed twice in January in different self catering apartments and was completely satisfied as this hotel makes no claims to have extensive gardens or large pool - the location is excellent within easy strolling distance of a range of restaurants, which is an pleasant change from in house restaurants which can be complacent with a captive audience. Both apartments...

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LoftsThesen, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JoeCBansteadUK, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the individuality that The Lofts has to offer. We are a unique hotel who wants to give our guests a memorable and comfortable experience on their visit with us. We hope to accommodate you...

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Our stay at the lost hotel was outstanding. The whole setting and location was beautiful and had a real sense of family comforts. The staff was friendly and helpful and always greeted with a great smile. Thank you

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Dear Tina C, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. I staff pride themselves in making your stay memorable and they will be happy to see that you appreciated the friendly service. We hope to accommodate you again in the near future. Kind Regards The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Santiago
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This place is excellent!!! you have to stay in here, wonderfull apartment, excellent view and location, you can walk to the waterfront, and there are excellents place to eat in thessen island. It´s a must to stay un here!!!

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Dear Cecillia Z, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review for The Lofts Boutique Hotel. We are glad to see that you took advantage of the restaurants on Thesen Islands and that you had a wonderful time staying with us. We hope to accommodate you again in the near future. Kind Regards The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lofts Boutique Hotel is housed in the old Boatshed on Thesen Islands, Knysna. The refurbished building with its architectural design gives The Lofts Boutique Hotel an individuality which is also reflected in the difference in the Luxury Loft Rooms & Self catering apartments’ decor. Our accommodation consists of 3 lagoon suites with uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the lagoon, 7 luxury loft rooms and 5 luxury 2-bedroom suites all overlooking the beautiful architecture of Thesen Harbour Town. We also offer our guests a beautiful splash pool to laze around on sunny days & a martini bar lounge area where you can relax with a cup of coffee in the morning or enjoy a drink while watching the sun set in the afternoon.Our friendly service will spoil you and will make your stay memorable. Visit the privately owned spa and pamper yourself with luxurious treatments or stroll through The Boatshed and enjoy the unique shops open for you to experience or enjoy a superb meal at famous île de païn bread café, one of South Africa’s top ten restaurants.The location on the waters’ edge provides our guests with a tranquil relaxing experience. Here you will enjoy the serenity of an island, the magnificent views of the surrounding green hills and the power of nature expressed by the changing moods of the lagoon.The Lofts Boutique Hotel will be your most memorable escape to date! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lofts Boutique Hotel

Address: The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM532 - RM938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lofts Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lofts Hotel Knysna
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#7 Business Hotel in Knysna
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“Book the Luxury Loft rooms with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Oudtshoorn1, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be very specific when reserving whether you want a lagoon view.”
 of 5 bubbles rweisfe, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The suite with view over the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles wilnaventer, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“There are a couple of double rooms with views over the lagoon, and the sunsets are worth waiting for!”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenE374, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had a 2 bedroom apartment 3A and we did not like it. Feels claustrophobic, with a view on the ugly parking. I was betting for some view of the lagoon, but forget it.”
 of 5 bubbles Blirola, 24 Feb 2015 | Read review
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