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Set in a private and tranquil indigenous forest, yet only a five minutes drive away from the Knysna town centre itself, the exclusive Kanonkop House is a Five-star, luxury boutique accommodation option in Knysna along South Africa's lush Garden Route. As the Trip Advisor Winner 2013 for 'Top 25 Luxury Small Hotels in Africa', the Guest House enjoys a most magical spot overlooking the forest and the scenic Knysna lagoon. This beautiful region is an Eco-wonderland where great hikes, walks, cycle tours, water sports and beach walks await.
Personal and discreet service is offered at this elegant accommodation. Featuring five individually decorated suites, the guest house offers private accommodation with all the necessary comforts and amenities to make for an unforgettable stay.
- Sivuyile Room
- No Matata Room
- Sunbird Room
- Forest Room
- Paradise Room.
The outdoor swimming pool invites for refreshing swims while the sundeck offers a perfect place for relaxation in the warm afternoon sun. A delicious full breakfast is served for guests every morning while beverages from the bar as well as the Internet are also available.
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor lounge
- Bar and terrace
- Bungee jumping
- Body boarding
- Kite surfing
- Mountain biking
- Canopy Tours.
- Cango Wildlife Ranch
- Cango Caves
- Knysna Elephant Park
- Birds of Eden Sanctuary
- Knysna Canopy Tours
- Ostrich farms in Oudtshoorn
- Knysna and Plettenberg Bay
- Mossel Bay and George.
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- Ensuite / Private bathroom
- Viewing Deck
This Guest House features a welcoming outdoor swimming pool to which guests have access to during their stay.
The Guest House has a membership for two championship courses which are the Pezula Golf Course and the Simola Golf Course. The guest house's golf course memberships entitle guests to play on any of these two prestigious courses at discounted rates. Furthermore, reduced rates are available at the other golf courses located in the surrounding area.
- Knysna Waterfront
- Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary
- Knysna Elephant Park
- Birds of Eden Bird Sanctuary
- Eden to Addo Biodiversity Corridor
- Featherbed Nature Reserve
- Goukamma Nature Reserve
- ostrich farms near Oudtshoorn
- Plettenberg Bay
- Mossel Bay
- Sun deck
- Swimming Pool
- Viewing deck
Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- Airport transfers
- Concierge services
- Housekeeping service
- Internet connection
- Safety deposit box
- Tours & Transfers on Request
No Matata / Sivuyile: Luxury Garden Room
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The Sivuyile and the No Matata Rooms are adjacent en-suite rooms, each offering a comfortable queen size bed, these two rooms are spacious, provide lot's of natural light and are airy. Guests have the option of requesting an additional single bed if required. The seating areas of these rooms provide a satellite television, music as well as a cd selection.
A bath and separate shower are provided in the en-suite bathrooms. Both the Sivuyile as well as the No Matata Rooms open out onto a welcoming wooden deck which overlooks the swimming pool as well as the lush garden with its beautiful lagoon views in the far distance.
Paradise / Sunbird / Forest: Luxury Lagoon Facing Executive Suite
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Ideal for romantic indulgence, the Paradise Room is situated up above the forest canopy offering a beautiful view of the forest as well as the scenic Knysna Lagoon. Offering the ultimate in opulent accommodation, the Paradise Room features a king-size canopy bed which faces onto the large double glass doors which lead onto the private balcony. Set above the indigenous forest, this room offers a spacious and modern bathroom with separate shower, elevated, over-sized bath and a separate toilet.
The Sunbird room opens onto the estate's garden on the one side with forest views and lagoon views on the other side. The room's private balcony faces the Knysna lagoon which is a welcoming place to watch the sunset from. The bedroom features a king-size or single beds and provides an en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower. A satellite television is available in the lounge. A separate dressing room can be found adjacent to the suite's bathroom.
The Forest Suite features a king size bed which can also be changed to two separate twin beds. Views can be admired from the comfort of the bed through the glass sliding doors of the lush forest and the scenic lagoon in the far distance. This open plan, spacious room provides a tranquil feel. A bath as well as a separate shower, a wall mounted television, a work and reading corner are also available in this exclusive designer suite. From the private deck the calming bird songs can be heard making for great relaxation.
Selwyn: Penthouse Suite
The Selwyn Suite at the Kanonkop House is the spacious and luxurious Penthouse suite from where beautiful views of the lagoon can be admired. These can be enjoyed from the suites exclusive bathroom and its two private balconies.
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Directions from the George Airport to the Kanonkop House in Knysna, South Africa:
1. Head north Partial restricted usage road 450 m
2. Turn right toward R404 450 m
3. Turn left toward R404 110 m
4. Turn right onto R404 2,4 km
5. Turn left to merge onto N2 11,7 km
6. Exit on the right to stay on N2 Go through 1 roundabout 52,7 km
7. Turn left onto Welbedacht Ln 500 m
8. Turn right toward Metelerkamp St 350 m
9. Turn right onto Metelerkamp St 160 m
10. Take the 2nd right onto Cuthbert St 58 m.
6 Cuthbert Street, Knysna 6570, Garden Route, South Africa
On site parking facilities are provided for guests.
The five star Kanonkop House in Knynsa, South Africa, had been the Trip Advisor Winner 2013 of Top 25 Luxury Small Hotels in Africa.