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The St. James of Knysna

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Found the St James on Trip Advisor. Thank goodness what a place to stay. Had the garden room with was really nice. Only steps from the pool. Breakfast overlooking the lagoon. What a view. I would recommend the St James to all my friends, Made to feel welcome from stepping out of the car. Staff brilliant and attentive. Good atmosphere

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Thank Colin M
Kissonerga, Cyprus
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stayed in the Junior Suite at St James Hotel, FABULOUS room. The best hotel we stayed in on Garden Route road trip. Excellent Accommodation Excellent food, Excellent friendly helpful staff. We will be going back to stay here on next trip to South Africa !

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We can only heap prise on St James. The location is just stunning on the lagoon with the most gorgeous gardens. We had a junior suite which was enormous with two large comfortable double beds and a large his and hers bathroom with patio doors to a swimming pool. The staff were exceptional and the food in the restaurant at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This place has a fantastic position at the end of the lagoon. The welcome was warm & informative and our room spacious and well appointed. All was going well until my wife ran a bath and was shocked to see the colour of the water. Whilst the staff sought to reassure us that all was well and not their fault...

Thank Malcolm R
Cape Town
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The St James is set on a beautiful location at the edge of the lagoon. The hotel is clean and comfortable and there are plenty of areas to sit and enjoy the wonderful view of the lagoon and the town of Knysna. The staff are very polite and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable and very spacious. I would definitely...

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Thank markwK5221EN
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The St. James is a lovely colonial style house with outhouses that are refurbished and provide beautiful views over the lagoon in Knysna. This is a good place to stay. We enjoyed it. The food here is also good. It is a quaint, charming and peaceful place to stay.

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Thank HKBrit-on-the-move
South East England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016

From the moment we arrived a warm welcome was evident at St James Lovely location alongside the lagoon , with a delightful dining room positioned to soak up the view. There are 2 pools both with sun beds and towels readily available. Service at breakfast was slow despite small numbers in the dining room. However overall we loved it here,...

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Thank DeniseKent
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We stayed nearby at Waterfront Lodge B & B and booked in here for New Years Eve. Fabulous setting and value for money. Service, Food and and the whole experience were excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Helen L
Ramat Gan, Israel
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Lovely location at the sea front. Beautiful room and bathroom. Delicious breakfast served on a garden veranda facing the lagoon. A great surprise is to find your car washed in the morning! St.James serves lovely dinners to an extant that we felt no need to explore the town's restaurants. Generous behavior when we had to change our itinerary at the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Nice location . Close to town and close to many interesting things to do ( Brenton and the rest ). Lovely terrace on the Laguna for a quite good breakfast . Staff , as always , in South Africa , very nice. Rooms are simple and our was not lucky as we were on the back , overlooking roofs.

Thank cesare c

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Additional Information about The St. James of Knysna

Address: The Point, Eastford, Knysna, 6570 | P.O. Box 1242, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: ₹ 6,611 - ₹ 19,901 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The St. James of Knysna 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Bay Facing rooms are best”
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“go for a suite or room overlooking the sea”
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“Ask for a room overlooking the lagoon”
LollyT, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“Choose the George Rex suite if you can afford it!”
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