A mix of tradition and modernity. It is so elegant and relaxing.
This is a mansion that sits on the hills built in the (50's?60's?) restored and decorated tastefully. High up that it has a breathtaking view of the lagoon and the Knysna Heads, especially from the rooms on the top floors.
Service is like Daniel Boulud's--the servers wait inconspicuously, anticipating your needs with each move during those long, delightful breakfasts. But it doesn't feel intrusive at all. They all know and address you by your last name. Traditional and upscale.
The owners are a young couple who have been in the hospitality industry for decades and decided to open a hotel and then another. They are the modern, hip ones.
Their curated guide to restaurants, places to go and things to do is really helpful!
This was our favorite hotel in South Africa. Anyone staying in Knysna for a few nights should stay here!More
- Free Wifi