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The St. James of Knysna

TravelocityUSD 111*
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#7 of 30 Hotels in Knysna
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved everything about this hotel! The dinner was amazing and the location right on the lagoon was so lovely. We were only here one night so our experience was quick but we wish we could've stayed longer to enjoy the location and amenities further. Would definitely come back!

Thank Lindsay M
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for only 1 night but could have stayed longer. Very quiet at this time of year but beautiful weather. Our room was big overlooking the gardens. Gorgeous main part of the hotel , clean , staff were friendly. Would recommend.

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Thank 658shanm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was superb in every respect. Nothing was too much trouble and the facilities were excellent. The only thing which could have been better was if the outdoor pool had been heated. They even washed our car before we left!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had St James booked on our tour and what an hotel! We were meet by a very friendly guy Del who booked us in and brought us to our room and help me bring our luggage in. The room was large and beautiful so it was easy to unwind. We booked a table in the restaurant and later made...

Thank gerryandann
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The St James is a charming, hidden gem in Kynsna. Our room was in a separate building on the upper floor. It had a large balcony with chairs and table that was perfect. The view of the lagoon was glorious. Lots of birds, changing light and peacefulness. The room had a sleeping area and a sitting area as well as...

Thank DMSG
Mevagissey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You must stay here. St James at Knysna has a completely dazzling location right on the lagoon. The service is amazing, from complementary car washing each morning, opening the TV guide to the right page. The food in the restaurant was delicious and the staff delightful, nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Clever-Mermaid
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is on the main road towards the latter part of the Bay. The entrance gives you a typical B&B appearance (so a little disappointing when you enter), but once you get inside, you cant imagine how pretty & typically Victorian the place is. The main hall, the Bar, the sit down restaurant and even the B/F setting is very...

Thank deepakazad
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2017

As before a very pleasant stay with outstanding views of Knysna Lagoon and good food particularly at breakfast which we enjoyed on the patio outside the restaurant. All staff were efficient & friendly & Head Gardener Alfred & colleague were most helpful helping us on an off site project. Would suggest that in a time of water shortages in Knysna...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great rooms, extremely clean , excellent breakfast served on the terrace with fantastic views over the lagoon. The gardens were well tended and plenty of spots to relax and chill out with a good book and cocktail.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 23 March 2017

oooh what can i say!! The hotel was fabulous, i booked for honeymoon and once the property knew this, they gave me a complimentary upgrade into a beautiful sweet. The staff were very friendly and ready to help u The location of the hotel is magnificent on a lake with an amazing view to the great knysna heads The area...

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Additional Information about The St. James of Knysna

Address: The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: $138 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St. James of Knysna 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“We loved our lagoon facing room!”
358LindsayM, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Lagoon view on an upper floor.”
DMSG, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“Bay Facing rooms are best”
deepakazad, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“go for a suite or room overlooking the sea”
craneyot, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the lagoon”
LollyT, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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