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Get an overview of this hotel5-star luxury country house near Knysna Elephant Park

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools

Location

Situated on a lake, this luxury country house is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Knysna Elephant Park and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Knysna Quays. Simola Golf Course and Knysna Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

Along with 2 outdoor pools, this country house has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 15 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Languages Spoken

Country House Amenities

Country House Amenities

St James of Knysna features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The country house offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Colonial country house also offers a library, a terrace, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

St James of Knysna has designated areas for smoking.

  • Library 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1991 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Garden 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Twin Palms Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Game drive nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Country House Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • This property does not allow children.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Country house Name

  • Knysna St James
  • St James House Knysna
  • St James Knysna
  • The St James Knysna
  • The St. James Of Knysna Hotel Knysna
  • St James Knysna Country House
  • St James Country House
  • The St. James Of Knysna Hotel

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.


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