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Jembjos Knysna Lodge & Backpackers

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really nice and clean room! The staff was really friendly and always happy to help. The location was close to the waterfront and the hostel has a really nice outdoors area. We would definitely stay there again!

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Mauritius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in was fine. But welcome from host a bit cold. Overall stay was ok but shared kitchen need to be more clean. Would also suggest to have another big fridge. Linen seems not clean, blinds in our room was broken. Admosphere was friendly.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Karl & Mandy are awesome hosts- they know exactly where to go and what one can do- make use of the knowledge! The location is perfect - nice quick walk to Knysnas waterfront for some shopping or oysters;) The breakfast is an added benefit.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice lodge situated on a quite street, excellent location close to the Knysna Waterfront, walking distance to shops and to Mitchell's brewery, relaxing sitting in courtyard, very kind and helpful staff

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very helpful owners with tips where to go and what to do. Great breakfast supplied. We had the family room which was well laid out, clean and comfortable. The children loved the outside communal area and it was a great place to relax.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The owners are very hospitable, but I do think in terms of hygiene around the place the could put in more effort especially in the bathrooms and kitchen areas. I think I'm the more inimate and family rooms they could have a TV in those rooms.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 February 2017

was very nice, clean and friendly. big garden with a smoking corner, kitchen with self service and TV lounge with international programs I'll choose Jembjo's Knysna Lodge the next time my travels take me to Knysna.,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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: $28 - $55 (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”
 of 5 bubbles deidre32, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles rabelani, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the room on the ground floor just beyond reception / entrance”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles darrenw849, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
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