The Point, Knysna, South Africa
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St. James of Knysna hotel is a magnificent property, situated in the center of Garden Route, on the coasts of Knysna Lagoon. St. James of Knysna offers high standard accommodation, excellent services and great location. The15 luxuriously appointed Suites & Rooms offer scenic views across lagoon to the impressing Knysna Heads or over the splendid 3 acre gardens. The magnificent gardens offer peaceful walks, large Koi pond, walk-in aviary, 3 swimming pools, croquet, a floodlit tennis court and angling off the private jetty. The two powerboats are used for water skiing and sightseeing cruises and canoes for those who wish to explore this fascinating eco-system on their own.
The safety beaches, lakes, mountains and rivers provide endless opportunity for extensive leisure facilities.
Knysna is a home to the only forest elephant in South Africa, the unique Knysna seahorse and the Pansy shell, the brilliantly coloured Knysna Loerie, a plethora of waterfowl and forest birds, Dolphins and visiting Whales.
St. James of Knysna has been awarded in 2005 for offering accommodation, facilities and service of the Highest Standard in South Africa
Mostly thank to the mild climate and fine selection of accommodation, restaurants and numerous activities, Knysna is the ideal holiday destination.
The suites have been luxuriously furnished and styled for ultimate comfort, most with uninterrupted views of the Lagoon.
At the Manor there is the luxurious George Rex Suite and the Lady Anne Suite, both with large lagoon facing balconies. Two Deluxe Garden facing Suites, spacious Double Room, elegant dining room, main lounge with Mezzanine Lounge, Paquita Bar and swimming pool are also located there.
Here 4 Superior Suites, 3 of which are Lagoon facing and all with balconies are located on the upper floor and 3 Deluxe Lagoon facing Suites and two Junior Suites nestle around the Mediterranean courtyard with a private swimming pool.
All Suites & Rooms are equipped with the following: separate bath and shower, mini bar, 2 bathrobes, welcoming fruit basket, tea and coffee making facilities, direct dial telephone, DTSV/Satellite TV, security safes, hairdryers, iron and ironing board, international adaptors can be requested from reception.
Reception area, lounge, dry cleaning service, dining room, games room, swimming pool, tours arrangements.
The Hotel boasts a superb dining room and well stocked wine cellar. Country style breakfasts, light lunches, teas and snacks are also served on the various patios and terraces. The Paquita Bar, with its lagoon facing patio is a warm and friendly meeting place.
The spectacular and panoramic views of Knysna and the Lagoon can be experienced whilst exquisite cuisine is served in the candlelit dining room.
Guest can then relax and unwind in front of a crackling log fire in the main lounge whilst savoring a fine port from our well-stocked cellar.
Our visitors can enjoy the following leisure facilities: 2 swimming pools, boating picnics, sundowner cruises, water skiing, games room, angling, shopping, tavern tours.
Nearby activities: unspoilt beaches, forest walks and trails, golf, squash, bowls, gymnasium, deep sea fishing/sailing, whale watching (in season), horse riding.