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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Knysna awaits you at Head over Hills Luxury Retreat. Within steps you'll find Cape Floral Region Protected Areas and Eastern Head View Point within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique guest house include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free cooked-to-order breakfast.

You can enjoy Smart TVs with satellite channels, and all 8 rooms feature free WiFi, furnished balconies, and separate bathtubs and showers. Free minibar items, TVs, and espresso makers are also available.

Walk-in Wine Cellar is the guest house's own wine bar. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning free breakfast is served. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Knysna guest house include Knysna Lagoon and Garden Route National Park.

Room (Oyster)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Seahorse)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Viewpoint)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Whale)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Dolphin)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Honeymoon Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Head over Hills Luxury Retreat

Location 22 Glen View Drive, Knysna, Western Cape 6571

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Head over Hills Luxury Retreat. A roundtrip airport shuttle and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Knysna guesthouse.

  • 1 building
  • 8 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 2004
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: George (GRJ)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Head over Hills Luxury Retreat offers 8 accommodations with free minibar items and espresso makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. 54-cm Smart televisions come with satellite channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Knysna guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Walk-in Wine Cellar - Onsite wine bar.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 11 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 11 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 995.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: ZAR 995.00

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Children 11 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.