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Stannards Guest Lodge is located in the peaceful suburb of Hunter`s Home in Knysna, five minutes away from the lagoon, world-class golf courses, and the famous Heads, and ten minutes from town center and vibrant waterfront.

The six en-suite bedrooms 4 Standard, 1 Superior & 1 Family Suite creatively and tastefully decorated, have their own private entrance and patio overlooking the landscaped garden. Room facilities include shared DSTV Movie & Sports channels, safe, fan, bed-heater, tea and coffee tray and wi-fi.

The two luxury self-catering garden cottages both include a spacious lounge with a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, flat screen LCD television, I-pod docking station and safe. They have a private terrace overlooking the garden and the pool.

Tasty and generous buffet-breakfasts can be enjoyed indoors or on the deck overlooking the lush, indigenous garden with a salt water swimming pool and barbeque area. The vast expanse of lawn and number of beautiful trees are home to more than 80 species of birds.

The Afro-chic lounge, with its cozy fireplace is welcoming on those chilly winter days and the African curio shop has stunning gifts for you to take home.

Stannards Guest Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore all the treasures the famous Garden Route has to offer. Information regarding local restaurants and activities is available and bookings made on request. French owners and managers, Hlne-Marie and Patrick Ceillier, fluent in English, offer every conceivable comfort and convenience and their warm hospitality and personalized service will ensure that your stay in Knysna is one to remember. A place where guests become friends and return.

Accommodation at Stannards Guest Lodge:
Six stylish suites offer comfort and privacy for guests who appreciate tasteful furnishings and modern conveniences. Six stylish suites including one Family Suite, one Superior Room and 4 Standard Double or Twin Rooms. All have been individually decorated in styles influenced by our travels around the world.

Each suite has its own entrance, private patio, full en-suite bathroom with shower and/or bath, television with DStv, tea and coffee making facilities, ceiling fan and built-in wardrobe and desk.

Extra comfort is provided in the form of electric and spare blankets, panel heaters and luggage racks.

Located at the bottom of the leafy garden, with complete privacy and direct access to the swimming pool and barbeque area, the cottages are ideal for long stays. Both terraces are overlooking the garden.

Luxury Self-Catering Garden Cottage 1
It consists in a 50 sq unit with 1 Double king size bed bedroom, with its bathroom and private terrace overlooking the garden and the pool and a well appointed open plan kitchen. Braai facility. Maximum 3 adults or 2 adults plus 2 children.

Luxury Self-Catering Garden Cottage 2
It consists in a 100 sq unit with 1 queen size bed bedroom and 1 twin bed bedroom, each with their bathroom and private terrace overlooking the garden & the pool and a well appointed open plan kitchen. Braai facility. Maximum 5 adults or 4 adults plus 2 children.


- Beaches
- Birdwatching
- Golf
- Walks
- Hiking Trails
- Scenic Drives
- Paragliding
- Sport Clubs
- Watersports
- Whale Watching

Cancellation Policy:

- 0 to 7 days prior the arrival date, no refund of the deposit
- 7 to 14 days prior the arrival date, refund of 25% of the deposit
- 14 to 21 days prior the arrival date, refund of 50% of the deposit
- More than 21 days prior the arrival date, refund of 75% of the deposit

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Tourism Information Desk
Other Language
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Games Room
Swimming Pool

Latest Reviews

We had a very nice stay. Beautiful garden and swimming pool area. The cottage was nice, the equipment with glasses, cups and plattes could be a bit more detailed.
Peter Gugel Jan 2011


Coming from George on the N2, turn right into George Rex Drive (direction Heads/Leisure Isle/Industrial Area).
Coming from Plettenberg Bay, George Rex Drive will be on your left.
Passing the first set of traffic lights, turn at the 2nd left on Howard Street (direction Hunters Village/Hunters Home).
Pass the Knysna Golf Club entrance on your right.
Keep straight and turn left at the T-junction. Stannards will be the first house on your left.
You can also follow our sign boards to the top of the hill, you can't miss us!

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