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The St. James of Knysna

#5 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
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The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
1 room 1 adult
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place has a fantastic position at the end of the lagoon. The welcome was warm & informative and our room spacious and well appointed. All was going well until my wife ran a bath and was shocked to see the colour of the water. Whilst the staff sought to reassure us that all was well and not their fault... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The St James is set on a beautiful location at the edge of the lagoon. The hotel is clean and comfortable and there are plenty of areas to sit and enjoy the wonderful view of the lagoon and the town of Knysna. The staff are very polite and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable and very spacious. I would definitely... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The St. James is a lovely colonial style house with outhouses that are refurbished and provide beautiful views over the lagoon in Knysna. This is a good place to stay. We enjoyed it. The food here is also good. It is a quaint, charming and peaceful place to stay.

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South East England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived a warm welcome was evident at St James Lovely location alongside the lagoon , with a delightful dining room positioned to soak up the view. There are 2 pools both with sun beds and towels readily available. Service at breakfast was slow despite small numbers in the dining room. However overall we loved it here,... More 

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

We stayed nearby at Waterfront Lodge B & B and booked in here for New Years Eve. Fabulous setting and value for money. Service, Food and and the whole experience were excellent. Would definitely recommend.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location at the sea front. Beautiful room and bathroom. Delicious breakfast served on a garden veranda facing the lagoon. A great surprise is to find your car washed in the morning! St.James serves lovely dinners to an extant that we felt no need to explore the town's restaurants. Generous behavior when we had to change our itinerary at the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location . Close to town and close to many interesting things to do ( Brenton and the rest ). Lovely terrace on the Laguna for a quite good breakfast . Staff , as always , in South Africa , very nice. Rooms are simple and our was not lucky as we were on the back , overlooking roofs.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the St James in Knysna for 2 nights recently on a quick business trip. I am elderly and slightly disabled, It was very pleasant, the staff extremely helpfuli in every way. The setting on the lagoon is beautiful. I ate in their restuarant The Twin Palms on one night. The one thing I found surprising is that... More 

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (family of 4) spent 3 nights in this beautiful hotel in december 2015. The rooms were very clean, good views, spacious etc. The service was excellent and very friendly. The location by the lagoon is really nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on Christmas day and 27th December and had excellent meals on both occasions. The hotel has great views of the lagoon and pleasant gardens. The public areas of the hotel are very comfortable for drinks.

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