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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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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 The rooms are spacious and comfortable but the bathrooms are very outdated and could use an upgrade to match the image...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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We spent one night here as part of our honeymoon in South Africa. The weather wasn't great which was a shame as the view of the lagoon from our huge bedroom suite was amazing! We had dinner at the hotel in the evening and it was delicious, friendly waiting staff and (as we discovered throughout our travels), incredibly reasonably priced,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had a lovely room overlooking the lagoon with a balcony, Where you could watch the boats and birds go by. The breakfast was very nice sitting on the terrace,the evening meal was Good, the gardens are very well looked after, Of the 2 days we stayed my hire car was cleaned each day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Heavenly 4 nights spent here. Superb suite overlooking the lagoon, enormous room and lovely balcony. Breakfast and dinner excellent, as were the staff who were always there to help. A brilliant welcome on arrival which continued during our stay and a great car cleaning service, much needed after some of our trips. Very sorry to leave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The entire property was elegant with beautiful well maintained grounds and a great view on the water. We had Suite #5, which was large and comfortable with lots of special extras. The staff gave five star service, including washing and drying our car, unsolicited; and top-notch refined service in the dining room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The hotel was excellent and we enjoyed our stay very much - I had guests in two other rooms at the same time. To improve from a very good hotel to an excellent one, more attention needs to be paid to the detail - for example curtains that do not close fully and matches that do not light. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spent 5 days on honeymoon in the Lady Anne suite and felt like absolute royalty. The service and housekeeping was excellent. The restaurant food was fantastic with a very relaxing atmosphere. Definitely the place to stay in Knysna.

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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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