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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

4.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #11 of 28 Hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights last month. The room was really lovely, with an extremely comfortable bed and a private sun deck complete with loungers. The hotel is really interesting, with several shops sharing the old boathouse with the hotel. We especially enjoyed breakfast at Ile De Pain, the neighbouring cafe, which was really outstanding - the best toast... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a true boutique hotel. It is an old boathouse that was ingeniously changed into a hotel. It feels like being on a enormous ship with wooden walkways hanging in the air to reach your room. Fantastic interior decorating. Good quality finishes. Feel like a kid all over again with rooms built around the existing beams. The beams necessitate... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a lovely two bedroom suite. Very well equipped and beautifully decorated. We also loved the cosiness of the bar. Sign for what you use and pay on check-out. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. A definite MUST should you ever travel through Knysna.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The moment we entered the lofts boutique hotel reception, i said to my self we made the right decision to choose the lofts hotel. Ted greeted us with warm welcome and a lovely glass of boplaas white port. we felt really well looked afterfrom the moment we arrived. Ted was incredibly friendly and went out of his way to make... More 

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Versoix, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architects have done a fantastic job to create this mix of hotel and boutiqueand the employees are very professional and effcient. The facility of car parking is very much appreciated as well as the ground floor facilities

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Underberg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion, the Lofts in Knysna, provided the comfort, service, location which would be difficult to beat, anywhere , secure parking an additional benefit, it is certainly worthy of ***** status.....

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Lofts on the final leg of a recent South Africa trip. The hotel is located on the lagoon on Thesen Island, a short walk from the main waterfront area. The reception was welcoming and friendly. The room (a one bed room) was large with a living area, bedroom and bathroom. There is a small pool area... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a lovely hotel on the island in Knysna, it is much bigger than first expected but that is not a bad thing. we arrived early and they organised our room to be cleaned asap so we could get in. The weather wasn't the best during our stay so we took advantage of the living room area sitting and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Beautiful and unique hotel with beautiful views of the lagoon. This is best hotel in knysna, and the staff were tremendously friendly and helpful. What a superb, great service the man at reception give, very helpful indeed you cant ask for more. He recommended a fish restaurant toward town walking distance. We really enjoyed our fish plate and he told... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Nice decoration and fiendly staff. But unfortunately the shower was not what you would expect from such a room. It was hard to find the right temparature. Someone came imediatly to help but could not do more than suggest to find the right mix by trying it out. Also not so great: You can hear your neighbours very good. WLAN... More 

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Address: The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lofts Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
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