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Wayside Inn

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Pledge Square 48 Main Street, Knysna 6571 South Africa See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Wayside Inn is an elegant Guest House nestled in the heart of Knysna which offers visitors quality accommodation and personal but discreet service. We are only meters away from variety of restaurants, ...More shops, banks, supermarkets and a short walk to ferry departures and Knysna Quays Waterfront. We offer 24 hour management and ample secure parking. Wayside Inn centrally situated in Knysna the pearl of the Garden Route between Indian Ocean, Outeniqua Mountains and Knysna Lagoon which is home to the endangered Knysna Seahorse and many species of fish. All rooms have: • heating and ceiling fans/air conditioning • showers en-suite • Tea and coffee making facilities. • TV with SABC and 1 DSTV channel. A scrumptious buffet style breakfast - consisting of fresh fruit, yoghurt, home-made muesli, muffins, sweet pastries with cheese and preserves is served on our breakfast patio or if you prefer in your room through a secret panel in the door from 7.30am. We also offer bacon and eggs with toast and of course coffee, tea and fruit juice. Less
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We came across the Wayside in late in the evening having decided to stay for a couple of nights in Knysna. We had two rooms on the ground floor, comfortable and well quipped. Great value for money and the hotel staff were extremely helpful and...More

Thank mcdublin1
Reviewed October 21, 2017

Stayed 2 nights to explore the area and it ticked all the boxes. We turned up on spec and the lady showed us several rooms before we chose the one we liked. It was large, had a lovely window seat and was quiet, only drawback...More

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Response from Trish T, General Manager at Wayside InnResponded October 23, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, We welcome all reviews and do take them very seriously. The low lighting is due to the energy savers that we installed. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. kind...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A lovely inn nestled in between the book exchange, pubs and other eateries right in the heart of Knysna. A brisk walk to the Waterfront or any other attraction in town. From the friendly welcome to the modest room along with a lovely breakfast we...More

Thank llewellyn b
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We needed a 2 night stay on our trip down from Port Elizabeth to Paarl. It is quaint and clean and the staff is very friendly. It was in the middle of winter and the lady told us the heater doesn't really warm the room,...More

Thank ReneMacQ
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice and clean and well priced. Rooms are small and basic, but good enough for short stay. Bit noisy in the evening as it is close to a bar and main road. For the price it is a good option. Will stay again

Thank stewie911
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"We stayed in room 7 which was close to the noisy bars."
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"The rooms upstairs were excellent. Rooms 1 and 2 were very basic but 2 did have a balcony"
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"No lift to first floor, so bags had to be carried."
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"Room that face main street have road noise. Rooms facing away from main street will be more quiet."
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