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Knysna Log-Inn Hotel

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Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We went to the car show in knysna and opted to stay here as my husband has stayed here many times before. We arrived late the Friday night, due to car trouble and i thought we'd get a cold reception but we were warmly welcomed. Our room was lovely and clean. We got twin beds, (as we didn't state when...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharon S Thank you for your wonderful review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. You mention the car show - there were some awesome cars this year! I am sorry to hear you had car trouble on the way here. I trust all is sorted out now? It is great to hear that you got a warm welcome after the...

Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

A week in Knysna during the coldest winter in many years was made warm and comfy by management and staff at this lovely hotel. The rooms are tastefully decorated, linen crisp and fresh. The heating in the room was super, especially after a cold day outdoors. Their buffet breakfast has a huge selection,accommodating kids too. The cosy bar is a...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mandy S Thank you for taking the time to do this awesome review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. As you mentioned, it is wonderful get back "home" to a clean, crisp and fresh room with heating after a day out and about in the winter cold. Knysna is the ideal base to use while exploring the surrounding areas as...

York
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Knysna was a pretty waterfront town on our Collette-organized tour. The Log-Inn was really beautiful and the stained glass windows in the two-story lobby were stunning. The zigzag hallways were fun. The pool, sauna, and hot-tub were great. The breakfast buffet was delicious. Smiling servers toasted your bread....missed that multi-grain, nutty bread after leaving the hotel. Water/soda available for purchase...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly D Thank you for your wonderful review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. After reading your very well written review, even I want to stay at the Knysna Log-Inn. Many of our staff have been with the Hotel since day one and are passionate about service. We enjoy the guest interaction and make a point to remember guests' preferences...

Mumbai
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Knysna is a nice small town and Knysna log-inn is the perfect place to stay in Knysna. Built completely on bamboo, the hotel has a very different feel to it, looks even more beautiful at night. Hotel rooms are nice and spacious with all the required amenities along with parking. Very conveniently located close to the knysna waterfront from where...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ashish A Thank you for your very favourable review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. It is wonderful when one reads about guests having a great time in Knysna and at the Knysna Log-Inn specifically. Also, it is great to see the hotel again through the eyes of somebody else. I just had to have a look again last night...

Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This hotel is in a great location between the main street and the waterfront so you have the best of both worlds. There is ample safe parking out the back and a lovely little swimming pool with a deck area and jacuzzi etc. The layout of the hotel is quirky as the hallways have a zig zag layout. Seemingly the...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CaraMcD M Thank you for your most favourable review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. The best of both worlds you say!! Great way to put it, as we are indeed ideally situated to explore Knysna on foot. The person who designed the hotel did indeed have a passion for trains - well spotted. We take pride in ensuring all...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The hotel conveniently located. Just a short walk to the waterfront which has a great range of restaurants. Our room was nice and clean. Breakfast was great with an array of choices. Staff were very helpful, even when we asked questions about activities outside of Knysna.

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gillean O Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write a review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. It is our passion to ensure our guests are happy and comfortable. As this is our "back-yard" it is easy to recommend activities or give information about where to go and what to do. Petro, our housekeeper, and the cleaning...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Outstanding service from the entire team. Rooms are very comfortable and well appointed, the breakfast spread is appetising and varied. The Log Inn is central and very easy to use as a base when exploring the Knysna area.

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tourafrisouth Thank you for your favourable review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. We always endeavour to have the freshest fruit and food on our breakfast buffet. After all, they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As you have mentioned, The Knysna Log-Inn is very ideally situated and easy to use as a base when exploring...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 January 2015

After a long day on the road just after Christmas, this was a VERY welcome break. We were checked in quickly and efficiently. The staff were extremely helpful to other tourists that were enquiring about local sights etc. The passage to our room was rather unique in its Zig-zag design and the rooms were large by any Standard. The bathroom...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tracey W from the Fairest of Capes Thank you for your very kind review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. Christmas holidays are great, but can be exhausting as well. I am happy we could offer the welcome break. My housekeeper, Petro, has very high standards and prides herself on the cleanliness of our rooms. I have relayed your comments...

Reviewed 15 January 2015

We were looking for a hotel during our holiday which was close to all Knysna amenities and attractions. The Knysna Log Inn was perfect. The place is located 250m from the Knysna Waterfront where you can find restaurants, great oysters and excellent boat cruises. The hotel is also not far from the Knysna Forest, Elephant Sanctuary etc. Parking is no...

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CMUNN Thank you for taking the time and trouble to write this very kind review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. It is our passion to ensure our guests are happy and comfortable. Most of the staff have been here for longer than 8 years and enjoy interacting with the guests. As you have mentioned, the Knysna Log-Inn is perfectly...

Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

We were on our honeymoon, got a great deal via trip advisor..location is on d main road, a 5 min walk from d water front. Ideal fr people who can't afford to stay at d waterfront. Food is good, parking available as well.. We got free chocolates and wine in our room as it was our honeymoon..

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MartiVenter, General Manager at Knysna Log-Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rohanp875 Thank you for your kind review of the Knysna Log-Inn Hotel. Congratulations, again, on your marriage. May you have a long and happy life together. I hope you enjoyed the wine (for you) and the choccies (for your new wife..) As you mentioned, we are quite ideally located with ample free parking, so you can just park your...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Knysna Log-Inn is the Southern hemisphere's largest Timberlog hotel. This unique 57 room hotel is ideally situated to enjoy all the central tourist attractions that Knysna has to offer. All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with modern, but tasteful appointments. Recreational facilities include all season swimming pool,jacuzzi and sauna. Town and Knysna waterfront are a mere 5 minutes walk from the hotel. We have memberships at Simola Golf Course, which allows our guests access to this breathtaking course at affordable rates. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Log-Inn Hotel

Address: 16 Gray Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $85 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Log-Inn Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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Also Known As:
Knysna Log Hotel Knysna
Knysna Log Inn
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#2 Business Hotel in Knysna
#14 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#14 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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