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aha The Rex Hotel

8 Grey Street
Knysna 6571
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Hotel Type

The Rex Hotel in Knysna is in the heart of the famous Garden Route. Which are Approximately a 5-hours drive from Cape Town, an hour from George Airport, and 3 hours from Port Elizabeth, This stylish 4-star hotel provides luxurious, self-contained accommodation, fantastic cuisine, friendly hospitality, and is close to the Knysna Waterfront and many other favourite activities and attractions.

The town of Knysna is a regular winner of the prefered destination award in South African tourism. Set alongside a beautiful coastal estuary that enters the ocean through a narrow, rocky channel known as the Knysna Heads, the town positively begs to be explored. There are dozens of interesting shops, restaurants, and exciting art galleries to be visited. Likewise, there are abundant fun activities in and around Knysna, catering to all tastes and interests. The Knysna Waterfront is a chic marina development, where you will find some interesting shops, various restaurants – from casual to fine dining – and departure points for different water-based lagoon activities.

The 30 luxury suites at the hotel reflect an urban chic ambience, with a mix of contemporary and classic decor, presenting fresh colours and luxurious fabrics. Every modern comfort is available, from the well-equipped kitchens to the small touches. Guests have a choice of room categories, including Standard, King Luxury, Twin Luxury, Inter-leading Luxury and Two-Bedroom Apartment – and are classified by size.

All hotel rooms feature:

  • Kitchenette (excluding 5 Standard Rooms)
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Mini-bar (stocked on request)
  • Air conditioning
  • Remote controlled LCD televisions with selected TV channels
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic safes
  • WiFi
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Balconies (excluding standard rooms)


  • WiFi
  • Free undercover parking available
  • Exclusive retail outlets in the square
  • Hair salon on site
  • 24-hour security


  • 24-hour reception
  • Internet services at an extra cost
  • Fax and photocopying available at an additional cost
  • Bag holding facilities after check-out
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children are welcome

Nearby activities

The Rex hotel is on South Africa's spectacular Garden Route; the hotel enjoys a prime location from where the many sights and attractions can be visited.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • DVD player
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV
  • Semi-Self catering kitchenette
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone



There is no restaurant located at The Rex Hotel in Knysna. The hotel uses a voucher system whereby guests may enjoy their breakfasts at one of the nearby three dining venues. Upon check-in at the hotel, guests are issued with their breakfast vouchers for the duration of their stay. These vouchers can be presented at the restaurant of their choice. Breakfast can be enjoyed either at Mon Petit Pain, located across the piazza from the hotel, it’s well-known sister restaurant, Ile De Pain located on Thesen Island within 3 minutes driving distance from the hotel or at Caffe Mario located in the Knysna Waterfront and a mere 2 minutes walking distance from The Rex Hotel.

Nearby activities & attractions
  • Knysna Elephant Park
  • Outeniqua Transport Museum
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe
  • Bird Watching
  • Whale Watching
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Shark Cage Diving - Mosselbay
Nearby golf courses
  • Pinnacle Point Golf Course, Mossel Bay
  • Oubaai Golf Course, George / Hyatt Regency Oubaai Golf & Spa Resort
  • Pezula Golf Course, Knysna
  • Knsyna Golf Course
  • George Golf Course
  • Simola Golf Course, Knysna
  • The Links Golf Course, George / Fancourt Hotel
  • Outeniqua Golf Course, George / Fancourt Hotel
  • Montague Golf Course, George / Fancourt Hotel
Nearby water activities
  • Deep Sea Diving
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • White Water Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Water Skiing
  • Fishing

The Hotel offers a gym which invites for a challenging workout.

  • Gym
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Spa
  • Parking
  • Undercover and surface parking

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in rooms
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Wake-up call

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

The Rex Hotel in Knysna, South Africa, offers 30 luxurious and spacious en-suite apartment, a sophisticated mix of contemporary and classic comfort with cool colors and rich fabrics. The rooms feature kitchenettes, air-conditioning, remote controlled LCD televisions with selected DSTV channels and wireless internet.

Apartment amenities:

  • Kitchenettes
  • Tea and Coffee Station
  • Mini bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Remote controlled LCD televisions with selected DSTV channels
  • DVD players
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic safes
  • Wireless Internet Connection
Single Room R1250
Double Room R2000

Luxury Studio Apartment

Apartment amenities:

  • Kitchenettes
  • Tea and Coffee Station
  • Mini bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Remote controlled LCD televisions with selected DSTV channels
  • DVD players
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic safes
  • Wireless Internet Connection
Single Room R1660
Double Room R2510

Luxury Two Bedroom Apartment

Apartment amenities:

  • Kitchenettes
  • Tea and Coffee Station
  • Mini bar
  • Air conditioning
  • Remote controlled LCD televisions with selected DSTV channels
  • DVD players
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic safes
  • Wireless Internet Connection
Single Room R4500
Double Room R4500

aha The Rex Hotel Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

South African Residents can enjoy discounted rates at the Rex Hotel in Knysna.

** Only valid for South African Residents, block out dates apply.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for SA Residents, proof of residency may be requested
  • Rate code SARESN
  • Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance
  • Rates are per room per night
  • Rates applicable to a maximum of two people per room
  • Rate is inclusive of Breakfast, Parking and Wi-Fi
  • Accommodation is subject to availability
  • Full prepayment at the time of booking
  • Offer subject to availability
  • Block out dates: 19 & 20 April/ 24 – 26 / 28 April, 5 May / 20 May, 3 June, 17 June, 1 July, 22 July, 26 Aug, 10 – 12 Sept, 17 Sept, 21 Sept, 24 & 25 Sept, 28 Sept, 30 Sept, 01 Oct, 6 & 7 Oct, 9 – 13 Oct, 16 – 28 Oct, 31 Oct, 01 Nov / 3 – 5 / 7 & 8 / 11 & 12 / 17 – 19 / 21 – 25 / 27 & 28 / 30 Nov, 2 & 3 Dec 2019 16 – 18 Jan, 20 – 23 Jan, 26 Jan, 28 Jan, 11 Feb, 17 – 20 Feb, 24 & 25 Feb, 1 & 2 March, 9 & 10 / 12 / 15 / 17 / 19 & 20 / 23 & 24 / 29 March 2020

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.039314

Longitude: 23.045278

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Star Rating

4 Star

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