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    The St. James of Knysna

    The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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    • Excellent78%
    • Very good17%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    We stayed here for three nights in February. The hotel is in a beautiful position by the lagoon and has a lot of garden area. There is a reasonable size swimming pool with sun loungers which makes for a pleasant afternoon. The pool is served...More

    Thank NMB_West_London
    Reviewed 1 March 2017

    Right on the beach this great hotel is definitely one to visit on your travels! We had a garden room, very spacious, lovely bathroom, easy access to the pool and hotel facilities! Food was good staff excellent and funny!!! handy for thall island and centre.

    Thank claire09092016
    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    Beautiful location, easy to find. Situated on lagoon. Peaceful tranquil setting, lovely gardens. Charming hotel. Very friendly staff. Large rooms, with sitting room attached. Plenty of parking. A relaxing place. Good breakfast and dinner menu lots of choices.

    Thank alison17
    Reviewed 25 February 2017

    Excellent world class comfort. Superbe setting We had a suite overlooking the harbour. Wonderful views which changed by the time of day. Watch African birds on the manicured lawns. Relax in one of several pools or the superb bar and peaceful lounges

    Thank craneyot
    Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

    Loved this hotel. Very relaxed & charming. The views of the lagoon were stunning & the grounds beautiful. We didn't stay for dinner preferring to head into Knysna, but breakfast was excellent, staff were really friendly and the morning car wash an unexpected bonus!

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    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
    • #7 Family Hotel in Knysna
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • South Africa >
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    • Knysna
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