We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3 Brenton-on-Sea B&Bs / inns

Brenton on Rocks

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   276 Steenbras Street, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Brenton on Rocks to your Saves list
Brenton on Rocks
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
80%
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
RVQuest Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Overview
  • Reviews (20)
  • Photos (46)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (5)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

20 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    9
    6
    4
    0
    1
See reviews for
6
12
Solo
0
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here during my road trip along the Garden Route and while it may be expensive if you're on a strict budget this place is well worth the extra money. It may be a bit of a drive from Knysna but it's location on the cliffs along the ocean make the amazing ocean side views well worth the distance and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I love this place. We had breakfast overlooking the sea while a super pod of dolphins swam by. We stayed in one of the houses -a stylish home away from home with every convenience. There were also guest rooms but we opted for the spacious family sized unit. Close to all the major attractions in Knysna. Really friendly and helpful... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Lancaster
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nts. Unfortunately the weather let us down but we enjoyed it nonetheless. What makes this hotel is the absolutely stunning reviews. Sleeping to the sound of the ocean crashing right alongside you is fantastic. We also loved the braai room where we cooked on one of the evenings. It is in a very quiet location, a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Stayed in a Sea View Suite (Similar to Honeymoon suite just that the bath shape differs and there is an extra sitting area). The view from the balcony is magnificent and I found myself just staring out at the sea and sunset. Makes for a cosy place for eating meals if there is not too much wind. There is a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Incredible place, good quality building, excellent service and an amazing sea view. Good located: far enough from the town but reasonable distance if you need to do some shopping. Restaurant near by. Well decorated rooms and garage to park your car. Works us a Bed and breakfast place but looks like hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

+ The most important part of staying here is the VIEW..!!!! + The rooms are nice.. we had booked a 3 bedroom house.. there was an indoor parking garage for the house, 3 bedrooms on one level and living room, kitchen and dining on lower floor. All the rooms had magnificent views (except one bedroom). There was a balcony on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

It takes a bit of time to locate this place, but once you find it, you realize you that it was worth the effort. The guest-house style hotel has rooms with balconies facing the lagoon. It makes for a stunning setting, specially when all the balconies have a charming wrought-iron table and chairs. Perfect place for a cup of tea... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waedenswil, Switzerland
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

We stayed here with friends for two nights last November. We had the smaller rooms at the back of the house, which are not as spacious as the front room, but still a decent size. The balcony on the side offers a good view, but the view from the front of the house is simply amazing as it is set... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights at Brenton on Rocks, but could quite easily have stayed longer! We had a room on the upper floor with a stunning balcony overlooking the sea. It was just perfect. The room is big enough for 2 adults, with a seperate lounge area and TV, a great bathroom and a open, bright, spaceous bedroom. It... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

The guest house is above average. Rooms are spacious but not the type you would want to spend lots of time in. Kitchen is rather small, it's semi self catering. Rooms and bathroom could be cleaner. We reported dirty linen and this was changed for us. Common areas were great to use- my husband and I had our own little... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Brenton on Rocks, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Brenton on Rocks? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Brenton on Rocks

Address: 276 Steenbras Street, Brenton-on-Sea, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Phone Number:
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna > Brenton-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Brenton on Rocks 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda, Priceline and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Brenton on Rocks reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

46 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (30)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (17)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (3)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Do you yearn for a piece of heaven on earth, a resting place built on rocks, with a heavenly view over a shining sea in which the dolphins play ? Brenton on Rocks is that place.Our choice of self catering accommodation includes Houses sleeping up to 8 people, family units, honeymoon suites and double rooms - all tastefully equipped with everything to make our stay comfortable and relaxing, including a fully licensed bar. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
7

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer