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The St James OF Knysna Western Cape accommodation


  • 24hr Reception
  • Afrikaans
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Business Facilities
  • Catering By Arrangement
  • English
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry
  • Mini Bar
  • MNet / Satellite TV
  • Private Garden / Patio
  • Room Cleaning Service
  • Secure Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea and coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • TV Room / Lounge

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Abseiling, Beach, Bird watching, Botanical, Cultural Attractions, Eco & Nature, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horse Riding, Leisure, Marine, Mountain Biking, Of Historic / Literary or Architectural Interest, River, River rafting / canoeing, Sailing, Train, Water Sports, Water Sports - Scuba diving, Water Sports - Water Ski


Bar, Beach Nearby, By a mountain, Gym, Laundry, Near Golf Course, Railway Station Nearby, Restaurant, Riverside, Shopping centres, Tourism attractions, Town / City Outskirts, Waterfront


The St. James of Knysna is an exclusive, owner run, five stars Country House Hotel uniquely situated directly on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon. The luxuriously appointed Suites & Rooms offer spectacular views across this peaceful lagoon to the dramatic Knysna Heads or over the magnificent 3 acre gardens. Whether guests stay in the Manor or the Courtyard, all the rooms and suites feature en-suite bathrooms, mini bars, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite (DSTV), television, safes, irons & ironing boards, direct-dial telephones, bath robes and hairdryers. The magnificent gardens offer peaceful walks, a large Koi pond, 2 swimming pools, croquet, and angling off the private jetty. There is also a powerboat for water skiing and sightseeing cruises and canoes for guests wishing to explore this fascinating eco-system on their own. The St. James has a policy of total exclusivity, privacy, security and dedication to personal service.
Guests can play in the forests and dive into outdoor adventures like horse riding, hiking, yachting, fishing and canoeing. For a pure adrenalin rush get into the more extreme sports of abseiling, paragliding, scuba diving or water skiing and some of the best mountain bike routes in the country. Knysna has something for everyone – from the very young to the well matured and for every size, shape and temperament.

Knysna is one of the Garden Routes best known travel destinations. Situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful estuary it offers many activities and attractions to a wide variety of people. The area is one of the most scenic in the world and offers beaches, lakes and lush forests to play in. Enjoy a Sundowner cruise, water-skiing or sightseeing on the Knysna Lagoon.

CANCELLATIONS 100 % of the value of the total stay if cancelled 7 days or less prior to date of arrival, or if no show; 50% of the value of the total stay if cancelled less than 30 days prior to date of arrival; 25% of the value of the total stay if cancelled less than 60 days prior to date of arrival. The full extent of the stay will be charged for in the event of a premature departure. This is not dependent on the hotel?s occupancy level. Guests are advised to take out travel insurance. Please note – NO verbal cancellations will be accepted. All cancellations are to be faxed directly to the hotel.

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