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The St. James of Knysna

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 28 hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recommend that you inform guests not to drink the tap water!!! Rooms need an upgrade. Super friendly staff and great service. Will definitely be back, next with a lagoon view. All in all a super weekend!

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights. Was good. Beautiful grounds. Del was very helpful and friendly. The electric blankets were a nice touch. Only a couple of points I want to raise - After the first night's breakfast- there was a beautiful continental buffet display with cold meats etc. second morning there was almost none. I asked the waitress and she said... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely hotel is in front of Knysna' lake, thus the views from our room were amazing. Service was also a positive highlight during our stay, as well as the size of the room, enormous. Even the price was excellent, we leave the hotel without any negative comments, our stay was lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

One of the best locations in Knysna, on the lagoon. Value for money indeed. Rooms are spacious. Great service. Great breakfast. Even washed my car. That is a first for me :) Staff are very friendly. Will return

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Many thanks to all at St. James of Knysna for making our stay so pleasurable. Beautiful setting, very friendly and attentive staff and superb food. We were given a room upgrade, which was an added bonus and topped off a very pleasant stay.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Super accommodation, booking from abroad can sometimes give rise for concern when you arrive in a country but no need when booking at St James. Everything was customer focused with wonderful location by the lagoon and even the hire car was washed, all part of the service.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

the hotel, I rated it very good, but when we check out, we stay 3 days short, the hotel general manager, Ms. Cindy was not happy and she asked me to talked with booking agent and the agent is no problem about we stay 3 days short and hotel general manager want us to pay extra for my daughter. I... More

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Calw, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We had a great stay in a very comfortable and service-minded guesthouse. The upgrated room was of a very large size with all comfort. The pool and the garden are really fantastic, the position directly on the watersite is great. The food-quality in the Restaurant was of a very high Level. The Management and the staff are very friendly and... More

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Den Haag
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We've read that the lagoon was pretty but this hotel is on such a lovely spot that the beauty still surprises. The room we had was lovely with a nice view of the lagoon. Also the service in bar and restaurant were great. We would certainly go back if we wanted to stay another night in Knysna.

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Ringwood, Hants
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Unexpected little gem of a place to stay. Turn off the highway down a little track and find this beautiful place on the lagoon. Great views, lovely room, excellent dining, and altogether brilliant. Very peaceful spot to unwind.

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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
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — The St. James of Knysna 5*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna #5 Luxury Hotel in Knysna #9 Family Hotel in Knysna
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