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The St. James of Knysna

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I stayed at the St James in Knysna for 2 nights recently on a quick business trip. I am elderly and slightly disabled, It was very pleasant, the staff extremely helpfuli in every way. The setting on the lagoon is beautiful. I ate in their restuarant The Twin Palms on one night. The one thing I found surprising is that...

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Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We (family of 4) spent 3 nights in this beautiful hotel in december 2015. The rooms were very clean, good views, spacious etc. The service was excellent and very friendly. The location by the lagoon is really nice.

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Crewe
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We ate here on Christmas day and 27th December and had excellent meals on both occasions. The hotel has great views of the lagoon and pleasant gardens. The public areas of the hotel are very comfortable for drinks.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We had dinner there for new years and enjoyed a very nice evening there. I spent a night there years ago and so we wanted to have dinner there as the rooms were all sold already. Food and staff was very good and the manager a nice host. Also the location directly at the lagoon but off the center of...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We stayed in 4 rooms. Service is excellent. Location is a little bit out of town. Three rooms in the building are very good. Since it was fully booked, we had the 4th. room, #9, which is not up to the expected standard, not even close to other room with the same rate on the building. Problem of room #9...

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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Went on the recomendation of friends and were not disappointed. The food, service and setting were fabulous. Would recommend without hesitation and to say it was New Years Eve price was better than some of the restaurants we had eaten at down at the waterfront.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Slightly dated and very old English feel but cannot be beaten for its location and superb dinner. good wine selection. Discreet and friendly service. Could benefit from a refurbishment. But on a whole a very pleasant experience.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed there only for one night because we were driving along the garden route. The service was really good, the food was excellent. The property is a bit old but it has a lot of character, the room was huge and everything worked well.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed in the George Rex suite, it was stunning, kind employees, everybody very helpfull en the view amazing. We defenetly wil go back there and stay again in that suite. We had a 15 meters long balcony!!!

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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

I was not expecting the hotel to be so good. Nice infra-structure, great service, comfortable rooms, quiet place to relax, great pool with a view to the lake. The city is charming, the harbour has good restaurants, shops and entertainment.

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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: €96 - €311 (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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#5 Romantic Hotel in Knysna
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“ask for a room with balview”
 of 5 bubbles paul803, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the George Rex suite if you can afford it!”
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 of 5 bubbles JMcC83F, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The suite's are amazing in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles marryb2015, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms/suites are very comfortable, and all have different decor. The 2 suites overlooking the lagoon are amazing.”
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“Don't think there will be a bad room”
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