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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Knysna awaits you at Kanonkop Guest House. You'll be steps from Cape Floral Region Protected Areas and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Garden Route National Park. Highlights at this boutique guest house include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free daily breakfast.

LED TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 7 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers, and coffee/tea makers. Premium bedding and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and bathrobes. Room service, free bottled water, and in-room massages are also available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages. The guest house's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. A meeting room and a business center are among the business amenities offered. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning free English breakfast is offered between 8 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Knysna guest house, you'll be 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Knysna Lagoon and 4.9 km (3 mi) from Thesen Island.

Luxury Garden Rooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Luxury Lagoon Facing Executive Suites

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Waterside House Thesen Island

Bed Count 6 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Penthouse suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Kanonkop Guest House. You'll have access to the indoor pool and health club at a partner property. Self parking is free. This 5-star Knysna guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • No smoking on site


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


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

Room Amenities

Kanonkop Guest House offers 7 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in June 2017.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free English breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Kanonkop Guest House has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property does not have a front desk. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Kanonkop Guest House


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.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Staffed front desk

Hotel Names

  • Kanonkop Guest House
  • Kanonkop Guest House Knysna
  • Kanonkop Knysna
  • Kanonkop
  • Kanonkop Guest House Guesthouse Knysna
  • Kanonkop Guest House Guesthouse
  • Kanonkop Guest House Knysna
  • Kanonkop Guest House Guesthouse
  • Kanonkop Guest House Guesthouse Knysna

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the guesthouse before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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*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.