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The St. James of Knysna

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Large spacious rooms with superb views over the lagoon . Rooms are equipped for self catering which can be convenient . Beautiful gardens with at least two swimming pools . The Staff were very friendly and a scrumptious breakfast was served in the morning .

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Had a beautiful big room, with a very unusual large bathroom. Car washed without asking which was a bonus. Electric blanket! Not had one of those since my grandmothers time. Room clean although for a 5 * hotel I would expect the sheets to be...More

Thank peter7685
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited The St James early August. We arrived after spending the afternoon kayaking and were cold and tired. The staff were welcoming and genuinely lovely. We mentioned at dinner it was our anniversary and returned to a bottle of fizz. The food was outstanding,...More

Thank Welsh_Bev
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A super establishment, everything you could wish for, the rooms were outstanding, the service, the food excellent. What a find, will not hesitate to go back again. The location on the lagoon is really lovely, we had room 17 excellent choice

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Thank DougSomersetWest
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very nice establishment with spacious well appointed suite -- wonderful view and nice gardens. The public rooms - bar / lounge, restaurant / breakfast area overlooked the water and were nicely decorated. Meals were satisfactory but we seemed to have a communication problem with wait-staff...More

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Free Parking
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US$112 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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US$112 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
#5 Family Hotel in Knysna
#6 Luxury Hotel in Knysna
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10 November 2017|
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Pembreys is about 5km from us. We are be happy to make a reservation. When is this for?
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"All rooms are excellent"
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"Ask for a lagoon view room, superb!"
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"Suite 5 due to size and view"
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"Make sure your room has a lake view"
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