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The St. James of Knysna

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a super-spacious junior suite in the courtyard which was delightful but the shower and faucets could have benefitted from de-scaling. The communal areas are furnished as a country house and the pool area is very relaxing with lovely views across the lake. We ate both lunch and dinner and had good food at very reasonable prices. It's quite...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had a lovely stay at the hotel for one night on a passing visit through Knysna. The hotel was lovely and clean but it could do with a bit of modernising - not necessarily in the communal areas but the bedroom we stayed in was a little outdated! Having said that, we had a comfortable stay and the front...

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Thank Katie B
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in St James on our way across the Garden Route in November. Easy to find location and situated on the edge of the water with fantastic views. The building is really impressive as us the attention we received upon arrival from the manager who explained everything n detail. Very comfortable room with new carpet and everything we needed...

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Thank Ronan M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a amazing view! The staff is really friendly they will go out of there way to keep you happy. I stayed in room one nice room. Only downside is I can't smoke in my room apart from that it's excellent! No where to eat late night. They will let us do kayaking free! I will defiantly recommend...

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Thank farhan m
Hertfordshire, UK
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I don't write many reviews on TripAdvisor, but feel compelled to counter the very unfair reviews of the previous 2 reviewers who it seems were clearly travelling together and obviously had a gripe that they acted on in the heat of the moment. My wife and I left the St James earlier today after a lovely stay. We had a...

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Whittlebury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself and room, not too many real concerns. Very drafts on a cold November day and no instructions for heating on the aircon- but otherwise a pleasant and spacious room My review is mainly for the appalling restaurant service. We arrived at 6.50 for a 7.30 booking. A food menu arrived (not wine) and we chose although the...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely building and a pleasant setting although we arrived in foul weather with a heavy mist. The staff were welcoming and helpful and our room is comfortable. Then we go to dinner booked for 7.30pm - at this point it turns into Fawlty Towers. The menu came through at about 7.30(!!) no wine list. We made our...

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Thank Deborah H
Wetzlar, Germany
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very good Location all Things were excellent only the Service during breakfast was not so good. I had to wait 20min for my Espresso and then it was cold The Suite Lady Anne is fantastic The staff had washed my car- absolut great

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We did not stay here but went as non residents for dinner. Good, extensive menu with local produce and attentive waiting staff. Chef's salad was rather overdressed but snails under a blue cheese dressing were good. Karoo lamb shank and duck were tasty and the triple chocolate dessert and Cape Brandy Tart good. The dining room was busy so obviously...

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Thank Mary H
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Would. Hoose it again. Very friendly and helpful in any respect. Only the main road in the back can noisy, depending on your room. We had Lady Anne and there it was fine. In the evening little frogs are amazing what noise they van produce!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The St. James of Knysna

Address: The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: RM456 - RM1,478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St. James of Knysna 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#7 Family Hotel in Knysna
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“Choose the George Rex suite if you can afford it!”
  • Suite 18
 of 5 bubbles JMcC83F, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suite's are amazing in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles marryb2015, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms/suites are very comfortable, and all have different decor. The 2 suites overlooking the lagoon are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles DickHUK, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't think there will be a bad room”
 of 5 bubbles Adrian49, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room on lower level with view.”
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