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The Lofts Boutique Hotel

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Bowral, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon check in we told the young man we wouldn't be able to have breakfast at the other cafe because we had to leave too early. He arranged for meals to take away on our departure but didn't follow through as the meals weren't made available on departure. We had 15 minutes to in the end to eat at a...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was in shipshape when I arrived. Reception was friendly and efficient and the room and linen of the highest standard. Only regret is that couldn't stay longer due to other commitments. Will certainly return in future

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Christina Lake, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a treat to stay here. Friendly staff and good rates. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Fantastic view over the lagoon. We stayed in one of the luxury rooms next to the pool overlooking the lagoon. When I booked the rooms showed a tub in the room however ours did not have one. Other than that it was stunning.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in 2 x Two bedroom lofted units. The units are well equipped and up to a high standard. The service at reception during check in and assistance with our suitcases were excellent. We would recommend The Lofts Boutique Hotel to travellers to Knysna.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Connie is always a good host. We will be back, location is good and we really enjoy the options for breakfast given in the form of vouchers. Good relaxing option in Knysna. Well recommended for small families, business travelers or couples.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a privilege to spend a night at the Lofts Boutique Hotel. It is a truly authentic experience and the setting is magnificent. It is right on the Lagoon and so peaceful. The Il de pain restaurant will serve your breakfast and this is also a feast for the senses. Good wholesome, healthy, real food!

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning riley2013, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for The Lofts. It's great to hear that you had a peaceful time during your stay with us. Ile de pain's breakfast is divine and it is really great to have them as one of four restaurant choices. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Banchory, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received a very warm welcome although we were very early. Left luggage in the store room and spent the day out and about. Although the hotel does not have its own restaurant the Bakery next door is to die for, especially breakfast. The hotel is very neat, tidy and very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights with them.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Don M, Thank you for taking the time to write a great review for The Lofts. We are glad that you had a wonderful time during your stay with us. Ile de pain's breakfast is divine and it is really great to have them as one of four restaurant choices. We look forward to welcoming you back soon,...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a few days whilst driving the garden route on our honeymoon. It's a lovely and unique hotel- we both loved the gangways into our room which was well decorated and the beds were very comfy. As we were on our honeymoon it was a lovely touch to find a bottle of fizz waiting...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Louise-c-1977, Thank you for taking the time to write a beautiful review for The Lofts. We are very glad that you chose to stop at The Lofts during your honeymoon and that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back for your anniversary, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our stay at The Lofts! First of all the hotel is really cute with a modern chic feel to it. They have a few great places to eat attached to it and an organic grocery store. The staff are more than accommodating, they knew we were leaving really early and put together a breakfast for us to take...

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kellibaresall, Thanks for taking the time to write such a wonderful review for The Lofts. We love adding personal touches for our guests and if you inform us that you are planning to depart early we will put a breakfast pack together for you. We can't wait to welcome you back soon, The Lofts Boutique Hotel Team

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great accommodation. Ideal to use as a base from which you travel to the various places of interest offered in the area. Linking to the wi-fi was challenging at times but work connection eventually. Staff friendly and helpful. Close to all the restaurants on Thesen Island.

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TheLofts-Carla, Manager at The Lofts Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear R2278IVrichardf, Thanks for taking the time to write a great review for The Lofts. We love getting constructive feedback and would appreciate if you could let us know what experience you had with the wifi. We have done a lot of work to improve the wifi since we reopened and have been able to resolve most of the issues...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 3 lagoon suites with uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the lagoon, 7 luxury loft rooms and 5 luxury 2-bedroom suites all overlooking the beautiful architecture of Thesen Harbour Town. We also 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.Our friendly service will spoil you and will make your stay memorable. 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 ten restaurants.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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lofts Boutique Hotel

Address: The Boatshed | Long Street, Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 7,779 - ₹ 16,012 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Lofts Boutique Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lofts Hotel Knysna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#7 Business Hotel in Knysna
#11 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
#13 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“East-facing rooms offer stunning views over the Knysna Lagoon.”
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B9406LCsaraht, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“definitely a view on the lagoon is a must (but probably all rooms have that view)”
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  • Even in the tub one can enjoy the view...
SielVdD, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book the Luxury Loft rooms with great views.”
Oudtshoorn1, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Be very specific when reserving whether you want a lagoon view.”
rweisfe, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The suite with view over the lagoon”
wilnaventer, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
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