Bamboo, the Guest House is situated in the enchanting coastal town of Knysna on the Western Capes world acclaimed Garden Route. We offer affordable bed and breakfast to all travelers, be they holidaymakers, business folk, honeymooners, families or tour groups. Our 14 en suite rooms are individually styled and beautifully decorated with a distinct African touch.Bamboos bed and breakfast accommodation comprises:
- 3 Family Suites (Papyrus, Flax and Boma/Baby Boma)
- 2 Family Rooms (River Reed and Forest Fern)
- 3 Honeymoon options (Pampas, Loft Honeymoon Suite Bamboo Grove with its own pool)
- 2 Courtyard Rooms (Pygmy and Cactus)
- 4 Garden Rooms (Bullrush, Palm, Forest Cabin and Treefern)
- 1 elevated Loft Room (Loft Double)
Wooden walkways link our rooms and meander through our unique gardens a verdant blend of the Orient, the Temperate Zones and our own forests. Birdlife is prolific and patience will usually be rewarded with some great sightings, including the stunning Knysna Loerie.
For all summer visitors , we offer sumptuous breakfasts served on our expansive dining deck and in winter in our breakfast room with a roaring log fire. A cold buffet serving of muesli together with fresh fruit salad and yoghurt is followed by hot dishes to order, including a range of omelettes and pancakes, Eggs Benedict, French toast and a full English breakfast. Lunch and evening meals are available by prior arrangement a popular night time choice being a traditional braai or barbecue.
What word or phrase would best describe Bamboo?, Relaxed, friendly, unstuffy, quirky, artistic, tranquil, laid back, hospitable, homely, inspirational?.all of these in fact combine to make Bamboo a magical hideaway. Guests arrive as strangers and leave as family our simple recipe for ensuring a high rate of repeat business. Owners Gordon and Jaynie, together with their entire team, leave no stone unturned in ensuring you have the perfect Knysna experience.
Bamboo is located in Hunters Home, a peaceful suburb just a few minutes drive from Leisure Isle and the iconic Eastern Knysna Head. For keen golfers 3 exceptional courses are within easy reach and for water sports enthusiasts the Estuary is just around the corner. Shoppers and diners are spoiled for choice with a myriad of options in the town center as well as on Thesen Island and at the Waterfront. Nearby attractions include Brenton-On-Sea, Buffalo Bay, Sedgefield, Plettenberg Bay, The Crags, Natures Valley, Oudtshoorn, Calitzdorp, Storms River, Mossel Bay, Wilderness and George.
Annual highlights include :
- The Knysna Oyster Festival
- The Knysna Literary Festival
- The Knysna Speed Festival
- Karoo to Coast MTB Race
- Rasta Earth Festival
- The Crags Festival
- The Naturally Knysna Festival
- The Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival
- GR300 MTB Race
Bamboo is more than a guest house, its a unique life experience.