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The St. James of Knysna

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to stay at a number of 5 star hotels whilst travelling SA on honeymoon and the cost and service comparably to those (e.g. Mont Rochelle, Settlers Drift) was not on par with what we received at The St James. The setting is beautiful and the rooms are sizeable but the delight ended there sadly. The decor...

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Graz, Austria
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nicely located at the sea, a little outside of Knysna. An elegant house surrounded by a large garden, this alone already a perfect place to relax. Quite a number of sunbeds around a nice and large pool. The stylish house has not too many rooms, so the number of guests is ok. Beds and sleeping quality are great, and it's...

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just west of Knysna, off N2, along the Bay this beautifully decorated hotel situated in lush well maintained gardens. Beautifully decorated rooms, nice swimmingpool, excellent breakfast. The citycentre is just a few km's away. Ample walking, hiking and golf options. If you do not want to go out, dinner is also good!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent four weeks travelling in South Africa and Zimbabwe and St James was our favourite accommodation, it ticked all the boxes. Our hosts could not have been more helpful, we even had a flat tyre on the last day and they arranged to have the wheel replaced! Our room was extremely well appointed and comfortable, the food at breakfast...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely hotel with excellent location and facilities. Loved our room, overlooking the lagoon. The manager Del was very friendly and the attention to detail in the property and the grounds was really impressive.

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is nice and charming. Amazing view on the laguna with perfect sunrise. Room was fully equipped. Buffet breakfast is a bit dissapointing for such place but hot breakfast is fine. Service is ok but might have expect more for a 5 stars hotel. A shame that the smell of the kitchen went into our room. Especially annoying at...

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uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners are still working at their hotel and have excellent business feeling and very friendly and professional attitude - and as a result of that, their staff as well The location is perfect : at 5 min from Knysna Center, but still very quite and on the lagoon itself Exellent restaurant !

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful lake views. Various seats and benches on the shore overlooking the lake. It was a bit chilly sitting out one evening with a glass of wine but it would be a beautiful setting on a long summer evening. A dolphin swam past close to shore one morning while we were having breakfast. We had suite 18 which was facing...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was wonderful, beautifully situated on the edge of the bay with beautiful gardens. The room was very spacious and had a sitting area. The public rooms were stunning, with a double height lounge with mezzanine level overlooking the bay, a nice dining room with french windows overlooking the terrace and gardens, and a cosy bar in "gentleman's study"...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was fantastic. We stayed in the Lovely Room lady Anne with a Nice wiew over the water. Breakfast and food was very good! Pool area and garden was beautiful. We would defenetely stay at st James of Knysna again! It was our honeymoon and we got a bottle of sparkling wine when we arrived. Everything was Lovely About...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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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: £83 - £268 (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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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#7 Family Hotel in Knysna
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“ask for a room with balview”
 of 5 bubbles paul803, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the George Rex suite if you can afford it!”
  • Suite 18
 of 5 bubbles JMcC83F, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suite's are amazing in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles marryb2015, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms/suites are very comfortable, and all have different decor. The 2 suites overlooking the lagoon are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles DickHUK, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't think there will be a bad room”
 of 5 bubbles Adrian49, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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