South African Hotels

Knysna Hollow Country Estate

5 Welbedacht Lane
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type

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Set in proximity to the Knysna Lagoon on South Africa's lush Garden Route, the Knysna Hollow Country Estate welcomes guests with friendly and warm hospitality.  As an ideal base from where to explore and visit the many attractions the Garden Route has to offer, the Knysna Hollow Hotel offers tastefully decorated rooms with patios leading into the beautiful gardens of this two hectare country estate. 

The picturesque town of Knysna can be accessed by road on the N2 which runs between Cape Town (500 km) and Port Elizabeth (280 km).  The town of George is 60 km away and Plettenberg Bay is 35 km away.


The accommodation consists of 15 Garden Chalets, 64 Garden Rooms and 8 Superior Eco Estate Rooms each of which are well appointed offering en-suite bathrooms.  Six of the Garden Roms are inter-leading, converting to three family rooms.  Some of the rooms can accommodate an extra bed for a child sharing or a third adult.  Some of the Family Chalets are equipped with fold-out sleeper couches and can also accommodate an extra bed.  The Garden Chalets provide open-plan living and bedroom areas with their own patios.

Room types:

  • Standard Room
  • Garden Chalet
  • Eco Estate Superior.

The Garden Rooms are decorated in a natural, fresh style offering comfort with all modern amenities.  The Garden Chalets feature an open-plan living area which lead into the bedroom with their own patio.    During the cooler months, the wood-burning fireplaces add warmth and atmosphere.  The Garden Chalets feature tea and coffee facilities, ceiling fans, mini-bar fridges, flat-screen satellite televisions, telephones as well as heated towel rails and guest amenities.

Set away in a tranquil area of this country estate, the Superior Eco Estate rooms provide a nice view over the perennial dam.  Decorated in a fresh Scandinavian-style, these spacious rooms combine natural wooden finishes with convenient amenities.

Standard Room features:

  • Double or twin beds
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Hairdryers
  • Patios.


Guests may enjoy the Pentanque court with a Boulle set and the outdoor chess board which can be found in the rose garden.  The three swimming pools are spread out on the estate and include a kiddies pool for children. The hotel has its own organic herb garden which is well worth a visit.


  • Two restaurants
  • Convivial Bar & Lounge Area
  • Curio shop
  • Three swimming pools in the garden
  • Full-size pentanque court with a boulle set
  • Giant chess board in rose garden
  • Secure off-street parking.


Bicycle hire for sightseeing is available at the hotel which is a unique service offering.  Dry cleaning, laundry as well as concierge services are on offer for in house hotel guests.  Bookings for restaurants, golf tee times and activities can also be made for guests.


  • Poolside beverage service
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Porter service
  • 24 Hour security
  • Bicycle hire for sightseeing
  • Wi-Fi throughout hotel
  • Bicycle washing and storage
  • Excursion bookings
  • Concierge services.


The Knysna Hollow Restaurant is an a la carte restaurant which serves fresh, seasonal meals in a welcoming and warm setting.  The menu of the popular Pecan Tree Grill Room offers classic Malay-inspired meals as well as local specialties which include the fresh Knysna Oysters.  Rutland Arms Pub is a lively place for socializing and enjoying refreshing beverages and sport is screened on the television.


  • Knysna Hollow Restaurant
  • Pecan Tree Grill Room
  • Rutland Arms Pub
  • Organic herb garden
  • Daily buffet breakfasts
  • Contemporary Cape cuisine
  • Malay inspired dishes
  • Local specialties such as Knysna Oysters.

Activities and Attractions

Guests who wish to relax are welcome to enjoy the hotel's indigenous gardens with its abundant birdlife at one of the three outdoor swimming pools.  Knysna with its beautiful surrounding areas and forests offers a great variety of attractions and activities.  These ranges from exciting ferry trips across the lagoon to walking through the ancient forests, a thrilling round of golf at any of the nearby golf courses, treetop canopy tours, whale watching and much more.


  • Swimming (3 pools)
  • Pentanque court with a Boulle set
  • Outdoor chess board (rose garden)
  • Watersports (nearby beaches)
  • Hiking and mountain biking
  • Zip lining
  • Golf (many nearby golf courses)
  • Ferry cruises on the Knysna lagoon.

Nearby attractions:

  • Knsyna lagoon
  • Knysna Elephant Park
  • Birds of Eden
  • Monkeyland
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Cango Caves (near Oudtshoorn)
  • Cango Wildlife Ranch (near Oudtshoorn).

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  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bedside table
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Lounge
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • TV
  • WIFI
  • Writing desk

  • Bar
  • Childrens playground
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Ice machine
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • WIFI
General Services
  • Air conditioning
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Cellphone reception
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms

Standard Room

This stunning Hotel offers; 15 Garden Chalets,64 Garden Rooms, and 8 Superior Eco Estate Rooms for guests to enjoy.

Garden Room Amenities:

  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Hairdryers
  • Covered patios.

Garden Chalet

This stunning Hotel offers; 15 Garden Chalets,64 Garden Rooms, and 8 Superior Eco Estate Rooms for guests to enjoy.

Garden Room Amenities:

  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Hairdryers
  • Covered patios.

Eco Estate Superior

This stunning Hotel offers; 15 Garden Chalets,64 Garden Rooms, and 8 Superior Eco Estate Rooms for guests to enjoy.

Garden Room Amenities:

  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Hairdryers
  • Covered patios.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.035520

Longitude: 23.017054


Directions from George to the Knysna Hollow Country Estate:

Driving from George on the N2 towards Knysna.
Turn left into Welbedacht Lane at the first set of traffic lights (approximately 2 kms before Knysna Town).
Knysna Hollow Country Estate is approximately 300m on your right hand side.

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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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