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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve

    27 Phantom River Street, Knysna 6571, South Africa
    Lowest prices for your stay
    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Show Prices
    Like saving money? We search up to 200 sites for the lowest prices
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (165)
    Room & Suite (63)
    Dining (19)
    • Excellent75%
    • Very good14%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “course dinner” (38 reviews)
    “tree suite” (15 reviews)
    “our honeymoon” (34 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (351)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 306 reviews

    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    We paid a deposit to stay at the Phantom Forest Eco Resort a few weeks before the Knysna fires. The fires were a terrible tragedy, and sorry to hear that the resort will be out of commission, but it's been three months now and we...More

    5  Thank Grant V
    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    My husband treated me to a night away here and it was so lovely. The welcome drink is a nice touch and the rooms are lovely. Windows have fly screens on which is important to me with the mozzies. The bed is very comfortable and...More

    Thank Jane R
    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    What an amazing place! Stay in a tree house, stroll on the boardwalks through the forest and swim in super pools. We only stayed one night which wasn't enough. We had a lovely dinner in the Boma with great wine and great service. Facilities were...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    1  Thank Damo_and_Jen
    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    We recently stayed at the Phantom Forest Eco-retreat and had the most incredible experience. From when we arrived the service was excellent, the accommodation was next level and every detail was considered. The moment that we walked in the front door of our tree house...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank eliset545
    Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 10 May 2017

    Thank your review on our magical lodge in the forest. We look forward to hosting you once again in the future!

    Reviewed 2 May 2017

    We stayed here one night a few weeks ago. Was absolutely phenomenal. Incredible attention to detail. Sandy was so helpful during the booking process. The 6 course dinner is a must do... I just wish we had stayed a lot longer to fully appreciate the...More

    Thank DJWilliams1984
    Response from PhantomForest, Guest Relations Manager at The Phantom Forest Eco-ReserveResponded 10 May 2017

    Thank you for your review on our magical place set in the forest. We are also glad that you tried out our boma restaurant 6 course menu! It certainly is a colourful carpet ride for the senses. We look forward to hosting you once again...More

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$84 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Spa Hotel in Knysna
    • #7 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
    • #12 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com so you can book your The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve 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.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Knysna
    • Also Known As
    • The Phantom Forest Eco-Reserve Hotel Knysna ,
    • Phantom Forest Eco Reserve Knysna
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (165)
    Room & Suite (63)
    Dining (19)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Hotel & Grounds (75)
    Bathroom (8)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 30 hotels in Knysna
    Belvidere Manor
    310 reviews
    2.86 km away
    Knysna Hollow Country Estate
    538 reviews
    3.18 km away
    The St. James of Knysna
    448 reviews
    3.45 km away
    Kanonkop Guest House
    384 reviews
    3.66 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    65 reviews
    3.54 km away
    410 reviews
    1.76 km away
    Riverdeck Restaurant
    30 reviews
    4.47 km away
    Kilzer's Kitchen
    149 reviews
    3.94 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Featherbed Nature Reserve
    944 reviews
    5.38 km away
    Shuttle Travel and Events
    17 reviews
    5.37 km away
    Margaret's Viewpoint
    85 reviews
    3.34 km away
    Goukamma Nature Reserve
    71 reviews
    5.56 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Robert C
    18 January 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Catherine T | Reviewed this property |
    It is a lovely place for nature lover.. You will be totally "enchanté"....velvet Monkeys.. Lawries ..delicious food...and much more...a dream
    26 September 2016|
    Response from SandySteyn |
    Hi Ian If you could please email me it is preferable to prebook treatments prior to arrival.
    14 September 2016|
    Response from SandySteyn |
    We do have availability please email me for more information email details on Website Kind regards Sandy
    Room Tips
    "Our "upper tree house" room was gorgeous: comfortable, tasteful, with private deck and outdoor..."
    Read review
    "We were in the High Camp."
    Read review
    "Check under the bed"
    Read review
    "The Moroccan suites are truly magnificient"
    Read review
    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