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The St. James of Knysna

5.0 of 5 The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice facilities, french speaking management, very helpful in sending back a lost diary, beautiful view on the lake, very good cuisine, nice people, a lot to do in the area, very quiet, interesting birds to see

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant stay with a warm welcome French spoken Very beautiful location Clean and large room with an impressive bathroom Excellent service at the restaurant with very kind people even though the food was not extraordinary. Remarkable pic-nic furnished

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very special and familiar hotel. I stayed the third time there. it is just wonderful! the service is excellent. The Restaurant is delicious. We really enjoyed it very much. The rooms are really big and comfortable. The poolarea is like in a movie. it is oustanding.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at St James, Knysna whilst driving the Garden Route. The location of the hotel is superb. We had a large suite with lake views. The suite had an enormous bedroom area, separate lounge and vast bathroom. The accommodation was stylishly and beautifully furnished and equipped. We ate a delicious evening meal in the restaurant and the breakfasts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St.James is perfectly locate on the lagoon. The view is spectacular and if you are a runner or cyclist there is no better place to be. The room we had was absolutely enormous and very quiet. The décor is very quaint and pretty and had a real English cottage feel to it. The complimentary car wash was also a... More 

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California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It says 5 Star hotel. There is a sign that the St James was awarded 5 Stars but that must have been a long time ago. The hotel and suites are old - its needs revitalizing. The furnishings may be nice but the hotel needs a rejuvenation. The carpet is old and worn, the bathroom tiles are old and look... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the guest house to be elegant and quiet and the staff to be very pleasant, helpful and competent. The location is very pretty with wonderful views across the lagoon. The property is fairly isolated from the town. The rooms are spacious and comfortable but the bathrooms are very outdated and could use an upgrade to match the image... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What a find. Beautiful location overlooking Knysna lagoon with two swimming pools. We stayed two nights in suite 18, lovely cool blue and white theme, four poster bed, great bathroom and sitting area. Not such a great view from the balcony but I preferred this suite to others with better views. Excellent breakfast. Dinner alfresco (the staff set up a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This hotel was lovely. The staff go the extra mile to look after you we were sorted out on any trips we wanted to go on and one night when we was not back by 11pm the hotel rang the taxi service that took us into knysna centre to ask if he had heard from us. The taxi found us... More 

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Tarporley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were late in booking accommodation in Knysna and therefore did not have a great deal of choice. We booked The St. James on the strength of previous comments and have to say we were very pleased we did. The hotel is set in a wonderful location by the lagoon on the edge of the town and therefore provides a... More 

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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*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
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