Knysna Accommodation

Knysna is situated on the Western Cape's Garden Route close to the Eastern Cape border and just before the town of Plettenberg Bay.

This coastal town is surrounded by dense forest,  an expansive lagoon and the surrounding areas are ideal for hiking and cycling or horse riding. The lagoon and beach areas provide a perfect space for almost any water sports or entertainment.

Knysna's port historically accommodated naval as well as commercial ships, until the installation of a railway made transportation of goods cheaper and easier. Visitors to Knysna can still ride the old steam train known as the Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe from George to Knysna, whilst taking in the epic landscape of the Garden Route, before settling in to the many charming chalets or self-catering accommodation options around Knysna.

Throughout the year, Knysna facilitates a variety of events and festivals. These include:

The Oyster Festival
The Oyster Festival occurs in early July and includes a range of activities from sports events to nightly parties,  food and wine tastings, and the consumption of the vast amounts of oyster that are the festivals namesake.

The Forest Festival
The Forest Festival happens during the months of March and April and pays attention to the history of the town of Knysna. It focuses on the continued preservation of Knysna's forest areas.

Whale Watching
Whales can be seen calving along the Knysna coastline any time between June and December and is an attraction for many marine enthusiasts who frequent the area. During September, the flowering of Knysna's local fynbos provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy the picturesque, lush surroundings that the area is renowned for.

Nederburg Knysna Art Festival
During September the springtime, the Nederburg Knysna Arts festival gives local artists a chance to display their work to local and international visitors through exhibits of art, entertainment and literature.

Whether you are out for a relaxing holiday or trying to find some exercise or adventure, Knysna  provides a variety of options  for any visitor. The area is home to beautiful golf courses, a range of scenic trails accessible to cyclists, hikers and horse riders, an amazing assortment of cuisine and beverages to consume and an assortment of  hotels, backpackers or bed and breakfasts to suit any tastes or desire.

The surrounding areas of George, Wilderness and Oudtshoorn are within short travelling distance and provide further opportunities for entertainment such as the Train Museum in George or the Cango Caves in Oudshoorn.

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Are you planning the perfect getaway but have not yet found your ideal Knysna accommodation? By using our easy website, you can find great accommodation of all types, whether it is a cosy bed and breakfast or a comfortable lodge. We have thousands of easy to find listings for self-catering facilities, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments, giving you a wide variety of options when it comes to your accommodation in Knysna.

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Regardless of where you are staying, we feature Knysna accommodation in that area of the province. You have options of Knysna guest houses, lodges and bed and breakfasts, among others, ranging from your more affordable, lower prices to your more luxurious options.

Business accommodation in Knysna

So, you are not visiting for a holiday but rather for business and all you need is a place to stay for a night or two? The bed and breakfast options, as well as the lodges, are generally preferred by business people and you will find all types, from your more luxurious lodges to your simple, self-catering bed and breakfast. Each will give you a safe roof over your head while you are in the province. Knysna accommodation is not only affordable but well situated. If you are doing business in this area, this is a great accommodation choice.

Holiday accommodation in Knysna

Spending more than a few days in the province? Perhaps you are indulging in a tour of the region and you are looking for a few places to stay? Browsing through our listed self-catering accommodation, holiday homes, guest houses and hotels as well as backpackers, chalets, caravan facilities, villas and apartments in Knysna will give you all of the information you need to make your selection. And once you have found the ideal place to stay, you can either request a quote or make your booking directly on this website.

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Madison Manor Boutique Hotel

From R825 pps


Madison Manor is an exclusive, owner-run luxurious Boutique Hotel, uniquely situated at the top of 'town-hill' with a 180 degree view of the town of Knysna, the lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads... Read More

 
Paradise Private Nature-Zen Studio

From R1200* unit

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Escape to a secure hideaway in Paradise, perched high above the village & wondrous Knysna lagoon. Breathtaking handcrafted views over the lagoon to the famous Knysna Heads. Privately located in a calm... Read More

 
Knysna Penthouses

From R299 pps


If your desire is to relax, unwind and enjoy the Knysna scenery, then Knysna Penthouses is the place to stay. Situated in Knysna, on Memorial Square, the hub of the Knysna CBD, these 5 luxurious appoi... Read More

 
The Mount Knysna

From R2950* unit

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The Mount Knysna is set in a tranquil environment where modern sophisticated living and relaxation combine. We cater to your individual needs ensuring you get the personal attention to make your stay ... Read More

 
Knysna Log-Inn Hotel

From R650 pps


Built in 1998, the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel embodies an "indigenous" concept that combines the character and spirit of the surrounding forests with Knysna's romantic history of wood cutting and elephants.... Read More

 
Cambalala Guest House

From R950 pps

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Cambalala is a luxury guest house ideally situated in Paradise with magnificent views over the lagoon offers stylish and comfortable accommodation with the very best of service and hospitality. The P... Read More

 

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Salt River Lodge

From R850* unit


Set in a supremely tranquil location, situated on the northern side of the lagoon with its natural ebb and flow of the tide. It is part of a natural bird sanctuary which includes the Knysna Loerie, He... Read More

 
Brenton Breakers

From R770 pps


Perched right on the cliff edge overlooking buffalo bay, this private oceanfront peninsula has six fully equipped two bedroom two bathroom townhouses with fully equipped kitchens (refrigerator, oven, ... Read More

 
Blue Fern of Knysna

From R300 pps


Quiet, comfortable accommodation in Knysna. Quality, affordable B&B or self-catering accommodation close to the Knysna Lagoon, Knysna Waterfront, Knysna's CBD, and the Garden Route National Park. S... Read More

 
Isola Bella Guest House

From R750* unit


This luxury villa is located on the water's edge of Leisure Isle with a commanding view of Knysna's spectacular lagoon. Step out of your front door onto the beach, constantly changing with the ebb and... Read More

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Knysna Reviews

Knysna is rated 4.5 / 5 based on 414 reviews.
Read real reviews of Knysna from verified guests.

Knysna
Beautiful town with forests that beg to be explored by foot. Water babies will have a great time as the south side of town is surrounded by water. Nice shops for shopaholics.
- Miranda Barnard

Knysna
Knysna is at the heart of a beautiful area with many interesting things to do within easy reach.
- John Clewley

Knysna
Knysna can never disappoint.
- Janine Hiemand

Knysna
Knysna is a beautiful place and the people were friendly, we enjoyed the sight seeing.
- Nompumelelo Xotyeni

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Absolutely lovely
- anika schwartz

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