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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Knysna awaits you at St James of Knysna. You'll be 0.1 km (0.1 mi) from Knysna Lagoon and 6.3 km (3.9 mi) from Simola Golf Course. Highlights at this boutique country house include free buffet breakfast, free self parking, and a bar/lounge.

TVs with digital channels are featured in all 15 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, separate bathtubs and showers, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. You'll find nice touches like bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Additionally, free newspapers, Netflix, and safes are available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages. St James of Knysna serves local and international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the 2 outdoor swimming pools and pool loungers as well as access to boat tours and kayaking. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 5-star Knysna country house include Knysna Golf Club and Leisure Isle.

Standard Double Room - Garden Facing - 19

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$145* Per night/room 4 Aug. - 5 Aug.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

St James of Knysna offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. Spa services, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury St James of Knysna. Free self parking is available. This Colonial Knysna country house is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Built in 1991
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: George (GRJ)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

St James of Knysna offers 15 accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Televisions come with digital channels and Netflix. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

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

St James of Knysna - This bar specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A credit 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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

  • Knysna St James
  • St James House Knysna
  • St James Knysna
  • The St James Knysna
  • The St. James Of Knysna Hotel Knysna
  • St James Knysna Country House
  • St James Country House
  • The St. James Of Knysna Hotel
  • St James of Knysna Knysna
  • St James of Knysna Country House
  • St James of Knysna Country House Knysna

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the country house before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

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

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