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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is fantastic, best localization in Knysna, near the very good restaurants, the room is first class, clean, nice view, very confortable, the service is personalized. The best stop in our vacation. Congratulations

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good location in Knysna. Staff very helpful and friendly. Only downside is that breakfast voucher of 90 Rand per person per day is inadequate for the basic breakfast provided by their restaurants but this was corrected to 110 Rand when we pointed this out to the management.

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Langnau am Albis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large loft with two bedroom in this great design hotel which used to be a shipyard. This remodeling has been successful. The hotel is situated on Thesen Island in short distance from the center of Knysna and all other attractions of the town. I particularly would like to mention the friendly and professional staff of the hotel...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at The Lofthouse on a beautiful afternoon and shown to our room with had the most spectacular view across the Knsysna Lagoon with floor to ceiling windows that fully opened on both sides and thoughtful shutters for the evening so that the fresh air was ever present so lovely in a hotel room. Recommend the tower bedrooms for this.

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lofts just reopened after a thorough renovation because of smoke damage caused by a fire in the adjacent wooden complex (a former boatbuilding wharf). We got a friendly and highly professional welcome by the staff and everybody felt immediately at ease at this place. The view from the rooms - and from your bed or even bathtub - is...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Hi SielVdD, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We have looked into the problem with the clothes rail and would like to thank you for mentioning it as it is important for us to get honest feedback. We loved treating you and the rest of your group while you were here and we...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed January 21, 2017

My week-long stay at The Lofts was just wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful, the rooms are nicely made up and clean and the hotel itself is a nice getaway. You can enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine downstairs in the atrium and grab a breakfast from one of the four great restaurant options they provide vouchers...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good day jamierB2748QP, Thank you for writing a lovely review for The Lofts. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed everything the hotel has to offer and that you enjoyed your stay so much that you will be returning. We look forward to welcoming you back, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Burmingham
Reviewed January 13, 2017

The Lofts experience is wonderful . The management and staff are super - 2nd year we have stayed and it's only January and we have book our stay for next January to ensure we have our perfect room Tower 1 - which overlooks the lagoon by 3 double opening doors FAB

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning U2459VQcarolync, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we love having you stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back next year in January! Have a wonderful day, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Verwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

The views from the hotel are amazing and the rooms are spacious. I didn't like that there is no where to hang your clothes probably to hang your clothes next to the sink is not acceptable really. And I didn't like that there was no phone in the room to contact the reception and you had to contact reception by...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChezUK25, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. We are glad to hear that you liked the view from the Exclusive Lagoon Suite you stayed in. All of our rooms are unique and if you had spoken to reception regarding the fact that you would prefer a room with cupboards and that you...

Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Having read about The Lofts in the reviews. We booked overlooking the lagoon. Not cheap, so you would expect quality. The rooms view was stunning. The room was very nice if you had no luggage and possibly not been an international visitor. The only room for any clothing was to be hung openly either side of the wash hand basin....

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Val C, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for The Lofts. We are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. All of our rooms are unique and if you had spoken to reception regarding the fact that you would prefer a room with cupboards and that you do not...

Graz, Austria
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Take a room next to the sea, they calle tower-rooms. I have never had such a fantastic look to the sea. Realy great hotel and great location on Thesen Island. Boot trips are very near to the hotel, the look on the sea is so nice, you have to see this.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Haraldg420, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for The Lofts. Your right, our Tower rooms (Exclusive Lagoon Suites) are extremely special and have the most fantastic views of the lagoon. We hope to welcome you back soon. Have a wonderful day, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lofts Boutique Hotel is housed in the old Boatshed on Thesen Islands, Knysna. The refurbished building with its architectural design gives The Lofts Boutique Hotel an individuality which is also reflected in the difference in the Luxury Loft Rooms & Self catering apartments’ decor. Our accommodation consists of 3 lagoon suites with uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the lagoon, 7 luxury loft rooms and 5 luxury 2-bedroom suites all overlooking the beautiful architecture of Thesen Harbour Town. We also offer our guests a beautiful splash pool to laze around on sunny days & a martini bar lounge area where you can relax with a cup of coffee in the morning or enjoy a drink while watching the sun set in the afternoon.Our friendly service will spoil you and will make your stay memorable. Visit the privately owned spa and pamper yourself with luxurious treatments or stroll through The Boatshed and enjoy the unique shops open for you to experience or enjoy a superb meal at famous île de païn bread café, one of South Africa’s top ten restaurants.The location on the waters’ edge provides our guests with a tranquil relaxing experience. Here you will enjoy the serenity of an island, the magnificent views of the surrounding green hills and the power of nature expressed by the changing moods of the lagoon.The Lofts Boutique Hotel will be your most memorable escape to date! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lofts Boutique Hotel

Address: The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $133 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lofts Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lofts Hotel Knysna
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#4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#7 Business Hotel in Knysna
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#15 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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“definitely a view on the lagoon is a must (but probably all rooms have that view)”
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  • Evening view from the pool terrace.
  • Even in the tub one can enjoy the view...
 of 5 bubbles SielVdD, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Book the Luxury Loft rooms with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Oudtshoorn1, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“Be very specific when reserving whether you want a lagoon view.”
 of 5 bubbles rweisfe, Apr 22, 2015 | Read review
“The suite with view over the lagoon”
 of 5 bubbles wilnaventer, Apr 20, 2015 | Read review
“There are a couple of double rooms with views over the lagoon, and the sunsets are worth waiting for!”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenE374, Mar 14, 2015 | Read review
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