The Victorian Charm of the Historical Knysna Manor House guest house can be seen as soon as soon as one sets eyes on this 100-year-old B&B. From the original yellowwood floors, to the character of each individual room, the Victorian theme is carried throughout our enchanting B&B.
Our Knysna accommodation consists of thirteen en-suite rooms that are lovingly furnished and equipped with all the comforts that you would expect at home.
There are three different levels, the top floor - consisting of four en-suite rooms, the main floor - consisting of the lounge, dining room, reception and another four en-suite rooms, and lastly the back entrance level, that has another five en-suite rooms
The wooden deck is a comfortable place to relax and enjoy the magnificence of Knysna. Enjoy your breakfast on beautiful warm morning or alternatively sip on afternoon sundowners and watch glorious sunsets from this prime position overlooking Knysna.
In our homely dining room you can enjoy a scrumptious full English breakfast and if you don’t feel like eating out, or are sick of restaurant food, you may enjoy a braai at our secluded entertainment area. Braai packs, salads, charcoal, cutlery and crockery can be pre-arranged with Brenda (please ensure you give ample notice).
An enclosed downstairs patio is for you to enjoy the company of friends and family. This is adjacent to the private braai facility that is exclusively available for the relaxation of our guests.
Secure parking is situated at the back of the B&B. Guests have direct access from the back of the house and parking area.
For a nominal fee, a shuttle service is available from George airport to your Knysna guesthouse accommodation. We can arrange trips to the any of the magnificent golf clubs on the Garden Route and we are also available to show you the enchanting sights of Knysna.
Anthony can advise our guests about the various tourist attractions and will enthral you with his ever-growing knowledge of the history of the Knysna and the Garden Route
Our home overlooks the Knysna Lagoon and is within walking distance to banks, shops, restaurants and the Knysna Waterfront.
Come and experience personal service at Knysna Manor House guest house, a pearl in the oyster bed of Knysna accommodation.
- Business Services
- Internet Access
- Airport shuttle service
- Room Cleaning Service
- Laundry Service
- Tourist Information Desk
- Wireless Internet
- Hotel Bar
- TV Room / Lounge
- Non Smoking Establishment
- Laundry facilities
- Open Parking
- Private Garden / Patio
- Secure parking
- NEW - Swimming Pool added in September 2008
- NEW - Deck has been extended offering guests stunning views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Laundry Service
- Ironing Service
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Bar on the Premises
- Cots available
- Internet Access
- Tourism Information Desk
- Fax & Photocopy Machine
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Xhosa / Zulu
- Communal Television
- Swimming Pool
- Communal Satellite TV
Single - We have one single ensuite room, ideal for the businessperson looking for the comforts of home.
Double - Four ensuite double rooms, each lovingly furnished to make your stay as comfortable as we can.
Twin - We have a choice of 3 unique ensuite twin rooms in the main house and two outside twin room, each with their own individual character.
Family - Each of our three ensuite family rooms are fitted with both a king-size and a set of twin beds and all the comforts of home.
Knysna Manor House Activities:
Anthony can advise our guests about the various tourist attractions and will enthral you with his ever-growing knowledge of the history of the Knysna and the Garden Route. High adrenaline experiences can be participated in by bungee jumping off the Bloukrans Bridge, Mountain Biking or participating in a canopy tour
Knysna lies in the heart of the Garden Route, home to the Famous Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Heads and of course OYSTERS.
For the thrill seeker, the World’s highest Bungee jump is situated in the Tsitsikamma Forests. Experience every emotion whilst plunging 219m off the Bloukrans Bridge. For the adventurer that is not prepared to jump, why not try gliding 30 metres above the forest on a Canopy Tour.
The Garden Route is ideal for Mountain Biking fanatics, with organised Forest Tours.
Knysna and the Garden Route is a paradise for Golfers with Knysna being home to the Jack Nicklaus Simola Golf Estate, Pezula Golf Estate and Knysna Golf Club. Further afield you will find the Ernie Else designed Oubaai, Course, Pinnacle Point, Goose Valley and of course Fancourt.
A relaxing boat ride across the Knysna Lagoon is a great way to watch the sunset, or you can go on a tour to the Famous Featherbed Estate. For water sports fanatics, why not try skiing or kite surfing.
Although Knysna does not have any swimming beaches, they are only a 10 minutes car ride away.
Local craft and curio shops in Knysna are a mere two-minute walk from our guesthouse, as are the local pubs and restaurants. Knysna Waterfront boasts many exclusive shops and a variety of restaurants.
Knysna Manor House Map:
Knysna Manor House Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1
Accommodation was of a very high standard and spacious. The owners were very welcoming and helpful and provided a friendly and excellent level of service.
Rating: Reviewed by Patrick Moloney over a year ago
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