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    The St. James of Knysna

    The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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    • Excellent78%
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    Reviewed 29 August 2016

    Stayed in August 2016 in a room in the main house and it was spacious, elegant, clean and with a great view. Catering and service was excellent. Would have liked to have used the swimming pool but much too cold - having a heated pool...More

    Thank DoubleDurham_UK
    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    Everything was very nice and lovely, I will sure be staying there is I visited knysna again without hesitation , the rooms had a perfect view of knysna lake, but I think the only thing they need to do is add more breakfast options

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    Reviewed 24 August 2016

    The hotel, situated next to the water of the bay with direct access to the main road from Knysna to Georges and a few hundred meters outside the city centre, is THE juwel on the crown of the area. The complex consists of a main...More

    Thank happyfourGent
    Reviewed 17 August 2016

    We have been travelling to Knysna for many years for holidays and have stayed at many different establishments - an indication that we have never been entirely satisfied with our choices! But we have now found our home from home in Knysna. The hotel is...More

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    Thank Michelle D
    Reviewed 8 August 2016

    A wonderfully located property on the edge of Knysna lagoon. Rooms were exceptional, so big and well furnished. Evening meal and breakfast very good, a fine selection of wine and whiskey! Staff were welcoming and helpful service was great they even washed our car! Will...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Price range
    • USD 140 - USD 646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
    • #7 Family Hotel in Knysna
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
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    • St James Knysna
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    10 November 2017|
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    Response from Sandy R | Property representative |
    Pembreys is about 5km from us. We are be happy to make a reservation. When is this for?
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    "Make sure your room has a lake view"
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    "The two suites on the second floor have amazing views."
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    "We loved our lagoon facing room!"
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    "Lagoon view on an upper floor."
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