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Family-friendly hotels/b&bs in Knysna & St Francis Bay?

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Family-friendly hotels/b&bs in Knysna & St Francis Bay?


Can anyone recommend any good family-friendly guesthouses or hotels in Knysna and St Francis Bay?

We'd prefer hotels/b&bs with family rooms (to sleep 4) to keep the cost down, or failing that 2 interconnecting rooms.

We're planning to stay in Knysna for 3 nights and then have 1 night in St Francis Bay on our way to safari on the Eastern Cape unless anyone recommends staying at Port Elizabeth instead of St Francis Bay? Please let me know what you think.

Many thanks for your help.

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1. Re: Family-friendly hotels/b&bs in Knysna & St Francis Bay?

we stayed at Waterfront Lodge in Knysna which was clean and comfortable with a good breakfast. we spent a week on Safari at Samara, a night at Knysna, a night at Swellendam and 3 nights in Cape Town. I felt this was about the right balance - don't make the Safari too short as whilst Knysna is nice, it's very international, and you could be anywhere in the world. If you do go to Cape Town, book the trip to Robben Island - our kids thought it was great as you are shown around by ex prisoners. Also the walk up table mountain was good (Plattenklip gorge) it took 2.5 hours and we all came down by cable car after an ice cream at the top.

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