We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Knysna Country House

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Knysna Country House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

309 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Knysna Country House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 218: English reviews
Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 March 2012

nice house/rooms where a friendly and efficient staff takes good care of you

1Thank arie k
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 13 March 2012

We stayed for three days and nights in Knysna and I definitely would recommend this accomodation. The place is quiet and safe and still close to the waterfront and the heads. Erik and Ypie are wonderful hosts - always so nice and friendly without ever beeing importunate.Ypie is also a certified guide for the area and was thus very helpful...

Thank Jutta S
Killinchy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2012

We stayed at the Knysna Country House in February 2012 and had a most enjoyable 5 days with Eric and Ypie. It is located near the Heads but is a convenient safe area of Knysna with secure car parking. The friendly efficiency was immediately apparent when we arrived and the accommodation in the self catering ground floor apartment was "just...

1Thank vebostonmd
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We really enjoyed our stay at Knysna Country House. Ypie, Erik and Kate are excellent hosts - we could not have asked for anything more. Our stay was short but we would have been happy to stay for longer. Friends who had also stayed at Knysna Country House had recommended it to us. We stayed in the thatched cottage by...

1Thank Travel4fun193
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2012

just returned from Knysna country House and had a wonderful trip with two daughters. Ypie and Eric couldn't bemore helpful and freindly- girls enjoyed the pool and the breakfasts were lovely. Thank you very much hope to see you again!

1Thank Heeln
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2012

We visited Knysna Country House for the second time. Despite the heavy rain we had experienced it was again a very pleasent stay. The location for a visit in Knysna is excellent: quiet but on short distance to all attractions. The rooms are not very big but nicely furnitured. The breakfast was really great. In addition to the health and...

Thank Bari22
Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed for two nights at the Knysna Country House. The location was great, it was a short drive to both 'The Heads' and Knysna with its lovely harbour and restaurants. We stayed in the thatched cottage next to the swimming pool. It was quiet, roomy and had a balcony with lovely views, and there is a comfortable lounge and...

Thank John D
Ascain, France
Reviewed 11 February 2012

We spent two nights at Knysna Country House two weeks ago (jan 2012) and really enjoyed. Ypie and Erik are wonderful hosts and lots of fun. Our room was comfortable. Breakfast was great and plentiful on the terrace in the cool morning air. The pool was one of the largest and cleanest we've seen in South Africa. On the down...

Thank jpchoisne
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2012

We spent 2 nights at Knysna Country House on our travels through the Garden Route. As we arrived Ypie & Erik were going out but we were left in the capable hands of Kate who showed us around the house and our room. We were given Room 6 which was large and very comfortable with a sofa, masses of storage,...

Thank EnzeliFarrell
Reviewed 3 February 2012

We spend 4 days in Knysna Country House in Jan 2012. We had a bigger standard room (because booking by HRS). The size was very OK, only the location of the other rooms is better. So if you want spend the most time in Hotel, please take the superior room. Breakfast was excellent, especially fruit-choice. We enjoyed a very, very...

Thank Reisegern

87 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (74)
Dining (3)
Room/Suite (8)
View from Room (4)
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Bathroom (2)
Other (37)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (13)
Room/Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Bathroom (1)
View from Room (1)
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Knysna hotels
14.1 km away
Blackwaters River Lodge
4.5 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
5.8 km away
Villa Afrikana Guest Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 km away
Conrad Pezula
Conrad Pezula
#7 of 29 in Knysna
693 reviews
6.7 km away
The St. James of Knysna
7.0 km away
Knysna Hollow Country Estate
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Knysna Country House, situated in the wooded suburb of Hunters Home, is only minutes away from the Knysna and Pezula Golf Courses in Knysna, on the scenic Garden Route alongthe Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa. The spacious and sunny balcony overlooking the large swimming pool is the ideal place to enjoy the rich bird life and views over the Knysna Lagoon, town and distant mountains. Only 9 rooms, knowleagable, multi-lingual hosts and friendly and relaxed atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Knysna Country House

Address: 30 Fraser Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Knysna
Price Range: €57 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Knysna Country House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Odigeo, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Expedia, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Knysna Country House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Knysna
#8 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#14 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Knysna Country House staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question
East Sussex, United Kingdom

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Knysna Country House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms with balcony facing directly to the view will be great, but it may offred at higher price”
 of 5 bubbles limwiehan, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“standard rooms are noisy - you hear every single move of the other room next door.”
 of 5 bubbles Mada1234, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main part.”
 of 5 bubbles Liza_Blackman, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views will be rooms 5 and up!”
 of 5 bubbles Anneke_botha, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Go for the luxury rooms, the little extra is so worth the view.”
 of 5 bubbles IndigoSoulStar, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay