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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super comfortable bed, beautiful rooms. Staff extremely welcoming and helpful. Excellent location, good restaurants and shops within walking distance. Small pool and sunbathing area. Recommend this hotel.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first time we had visited Knysna. So glad we chose the Lofts. We had a beautiful view over the lagoon. The hotel is amazing. Room was very nice and clean and comfortable. The staff are very helpful and made sure we had a great time. You get a voucher for breakfast, look no further than Ile-de- Pain....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved staying at The Lofts Had a wonderful room with an incredible view of the lagoon . Beautifully furnished .. so luxurious . Can't fault it in anyway. Breakfast at Il de Pain was awesome too. Really recommend it for a romantic holiday.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cornu10, Thank you for writing such a beautiful review for The Lofts. Our lagoon views are extremely special and they are the perfect romantic escape. We hope to welcome you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Paris
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at The Lofts, Thesen Island is a peaceful and beautiful place to stay in and the hotel made us enjoy it even more! The breakfast was delicious, the service excellent, definitely one of our best souvenir in South Africa.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sasmada, It is really special to hear wonderful feedback like yours. Thesen Islands is a very unique destination and being located in the middle of Knysna and the Garden Route makes it even more so. We look forward in welcoming you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second sojourn to this gem on thé widely acclaimed Thesen Island & this time I brought my family who immediately fell in love with the place .It is very beautiful & the setting is wondeful with everything a walking distance away.Needless to say we'll be back !! Ps Kudos to our very welcoming host, the night manager on the...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lumko M, Thank you for writing such a lovely review for The Lofts. We love hearing feedback regarding the team and hearing this comment is very special. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Winston Salem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel with great amenities! We booked a family unit with sleeping for a family - great room upstairs in loft and wonderful kitchen and seating area on first floor with master. I had not anticipated all the shopping and activities immediately accessible on the property or within walking distance. Wish we had been able to stay more...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Loves_to_Travel_Also, Thanks for writing such a wonderful review for The Lofts. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed the extra amenities at The Lofts. The property is great for a family to visit as there are several activities that can easily be reached from The Lofts. We hope to welcome you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the hotel. The room was perfect and had best view of the river. Will definitely stay at this hotel again. The breakfast was amazing. I must admit Service at the hotels restaurant was not the greatest but all in all, it was a enjoyable stay.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good day Ishaan A, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We are really glad that you had a special time on your honeymoon. Would you mind elaborating on the service issue? We'd really like to improve on all fields and it would be great to know what you felt was lacking on our side....

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing hotel with a perfect location. Really nice decorated and spacious room and balcony. Very helpfull and friendly staff. Greate to get a vocher for breakfast to Ile du pain, best breakfast ever in the same building!

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aases2017, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a great review for The Lofts. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and especially that you liked getting a breakfast voucher with a choice of 4 restaurants to go to. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

waking up in the morning, ovelooking the Lagune ... a superb breakfast at "ile de pain" - what could be a better start for a new day. Friendly hosts, everything was clean we enjoyed our stay at the lofts very much

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Dear Ida D, Thank you for writing such a wonderful review for The Lofts. We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed our hospitality. We hope to welcome you back soon. Have a beautiful day, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean hotel in quite location Very friendly staff. Reception staff very helpful . Helped us to organise lots of our tours.!especially organising our golf day at Farncourt golf course Hotel can improve by providing cupboards for keeping clothes

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear juddschemist, Thank you for writing a great review for The Lofts. We really appreciate feedback from our guests as this is the best way for us to improve. I do want to mention that we are working on a shelving solution so next time you will have enough space for your clothes. We look forward to welcoming you back...

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  • Spa
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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: $168 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lofts Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lofts Hotel Knysna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#7 Business Hotel in Knysna
#12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“East-facing rooms offer stunning views over the Knysna Lagoon.”
  • View of The Lofts Boutique Hotel from Thesen Pier.
 of 5 bubbles B9406LCsaraht, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“definitely a view on the lagoon is a must (but probably all rooms have that view)”
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  • Evening view from the pool terrace.
  • Even in the tub one can enjoy the view...
 of 5 bubbles SielVdD, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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