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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 and 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.


We offer our guests a beautiful splash pool to laze around on sunny days and 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 le de pan bread caf, one of South Africas 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.

Health and 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.

Rooms and Units Available:

Luxury 2-bedroom self-catering apartments. Each uniquely decorated inside an old refurbished boat shed.
Amount of similar units: 6
Sleeps 4 Adults

Balcony Rooms
Luxury double room with king size or twin bed. North facing room with large balcony.
Amount of similar units: 5
Sleeps 2 Adults

Lagoon View Rooms
Luxury double room with king size bed. Full views of the Knysna Lagoon.
Amount of similar units: 7
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
Laundry Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

A 5% administration and bank charge fee will apply if your reservation is cancelled more than 30 days prior to expected arrival date.
A 25% cancellation fee will apply if reservation is cancelled between 15 to 30 days prior to expected arrival date.
A 50% cancellation fee will apply if reservation is cancelled between 14 to 7 days prior to expected arrival date.
Full 100% cancellation fee will apply if reservation cancelled within 7 days prior to reservation date.
Full 100% cancellation fee will apply for “No Shows”.


From Cape Town:
- When entering Knysna on the N2 (Knysna Main Street) drive until the 3rd set of traffic lights (Long Street).

- Turn Right into Long Street. Carry on with this road until you reach the Traffic Lights at Waterfront Drive/Long Street.

- Continue straight until you cross the Bridge of Thesen Islands. Once on Thesen Islands Continue until the 1st 4-Way stop, here.

- Turn Right and drive towards the Knysna Lagoon - click to view photo of the entrance. You will find the Lofts Boutique Hotel Reception on the Left.

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Children Policy

We do not accept children younger than 2 years. All children are charged at a full rate.The hotel is a tranquil and relaxed environment and must be respected by all.

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  • TGCSA Grading: Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading Tgsa Grading
  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse, Hotel and Self-Catering
  • Minimum stay: 1 Day/s
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM