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The St. James of Knysna

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Davistown, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Great location,quality services,friendly staff and also included free car washing.Excellent meals and a great area for breakfast.Fully recommend staying at this accommodation. Tip: Stay in the suites upstairs,great views over the lake and views of Knysna.

Thank fjp4941
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed in St.James of Knysna two nights. Our rooms were very big as all in this hotel, with the magical view to the lagoon...Quietness was everywhere, also in restaurant during breakfast...Birds were walking around without any scare and were eating from our hands,..:)..Very good quality of beds, linen and food, very good service, you feel in the hotel like...

Thank Iryna Sokoltsov... C
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Our room was large and comfortable with a wonderful view across the lagoon. The staff were friendly and helpful. The cooked breakfasts were excellent. All in all, we had a very relaxing and comfortable stay.

Thank Patsy H
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Definitely a must stay! Not sure if it is due to the season but the hotel was very quiet with a lovely view. The staff was helpful. Wifi connection was one of the best in the hotels I stayed so far in SA.

Thank Zeynep A
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 30 September 2015

פשוט תענוג, שקט ופסטורלי על המים . מקום עצירה מושלם באמצע נתיב הגנים A delight, quiet and pastoral place on the water. Perfect place to stop in the middle Garden route Very relaxing and highly recommended

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Orebro, Sweden
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We arrived at St. James a day late as we had to make some alterations to our plans. St. James has a perfect location right on the lagoon and the view is perfectly awesom at dawn with the sun rising. We had dinner twice at the location and everything was just perfect. The famous oysters of Knysna were great. We...

Thank Tom D
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Very pleasant hotel - great location, gardens. Nice breakfast to set you up for a whole day. Very friendly staff that is trying to make your stay very pleasant. Close to all Knysna attractions. Don't miss the Knysna Keys!

Thank GailGelman
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed for one night in the garden rooms. The place is just magical, very quite, well decorated with a fantastic view of the lake. The breakfast was great and the staff are very nice and welcoming. The wifi is a bit slow. The rooms are very clean.

Thank Cheni200
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

From the start the service was excellent. The staff were friendly and competent. The hotel's facilities couldn't be faulted and the breakfast selections were first rate. A great location to unwind with lovely views down the lagoon to the Heads

Thank Gruyerehome
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Booked here because of reviews on this site. Fabulous location and views. Room was very dated, felt like 30 years ago. I was particularly repulsed by the snails on the outside of the shower wall - otherwise beautiful huge bathroom. We were extremely tired so stayed in and opened the half bottle of white wine from the mini bar. Good...

Thank Jill L

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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: $137 - $424 (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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The St James Knysna
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#7 Family Hotel in Knysna
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