The Lofts Boutique Hotel is housed in the old Boatshed on Thesen Islands, Knysna. The refurbished building with its architectural design gives The Lofts Boutique Hotel an individuality which is also reflected in the difference in the Luxury Loft Rooms & Self catering apartments’ decor.
Our accommodation consists of exclusive lagoon suites with uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the lagoon, luxury loft rooms and luxury self-catering suites all overlooking the beautiful architecture of Thesen Harbour Town.
Our friendly service will spoil you and will make your stay memorable.
The location on the waters’ edge provides our guests with a tranquil relaxing experience. Here you will enjoy the serenity of an island, the magnificent views of the surrounding green hills and the power of nature expressed by the changing moods of the lagoon.
The Lofts Boutique Hotel will be your most memorable escape to date!
Luxury Lagoon Suites:
This luxurious, elegant & contemporary suite provides guests with an exceptional atmosphere. The décor includes extraordinary design elements & distinctive fabrics. Glass sliding doors opening onto a full view of the Lagoon. Suitable for Honeymooners.
Luxury Loft Rooms:
This spacious, luxurious rooms provides guests with a romantic atmosphere. The décor is of richly coloured, beautiful and comfortable design elements with distinctive fabrics. Large bedroom with en-suite bathroom, spacious balcony, partial Lagoon view.
Luxury 2 - Bedroom Suites:
This luxurious and contemporary suite provides guests with a cool, tranquil and exceptional atmosphere. It is perfect for four people - two couples or a family with two teenagers. It is equipped with two bedrooms, each with an en-suite full bathroom.
The Lofts Boutique Hotel Activities:
We offer our guests a beautiful splash pool to laze around on sunny days & a martini bar lounge area where you can relax with a cup of coffee in the morning or enjoy a drink while watching the sun set in the afternoon.
There is a canoe available to guests to paddle on the beautiful Knysna Lagoon or take the bicycles out for a spin on Thesen Islands, to the waterfront or even into town.
Visit the privately owned spa and pamper yourself with luxurious treatments or stroll through The Boatshed and enjoy the unique shops open for you to experience or enjoy a superb meal at famous île de païn bread café, one of South Africa’s top restaurants.
Make use of our concierge service and ask our team to arrange for fun, active adventures and tours to make use of your full Garden Route experience.
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Health & Climate:
The Garden Route has a Mediterranean Maritime climate, with moderately hot summers, and mild to chilly winters.
It is one of the richest rainfall areas, most of which occurs in the winter months, brought by the humid sea-winds from the Indian ocean.
Any time of the year is good for visiting the area, depending if you enjoy a peaceful retreat during the winter months, or a bustling holiday destination during the summer.
Knysna is one of the Southern Cape coast's best known holiday destination, situated between lush forests and the shores of the peaceful lagoon - it offers many activities and attractions of a wide variety.