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Knysna Herons Guest House, Knysna

3-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
11 Herons WayLower Old Place, KnysnaWestern Cape6571South Africa
Adults-only bed & breakfast in Knysna with free parking
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.2
  • Greate place and location. You get more for the money you.payApr 2, 2017
  • We booked a b&b per the promotion but were told on arrival it was bed only. Manager did…Mar 12, 2017
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Knysna Herons Guest House, Knysna

from $32
  • Standard Double Lourie
  • Twin Room - Guinea Fowl
  • Self-Catering Sleeps 3 - Kelp Gull
  • Deluxe Double - Hoopoe
  • Self-Catering Sleeps 4 - Oyster Catcher
  • Triple - Heron
  • Economy Double - Kingfisher

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 7 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5:30 PM
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Free reception
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Sofa bed size single
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 30-inch TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Knysna Herons Guest House, Knysna’s small print

Also known as

  • Herons Guest House
  • Herons Guest House Knysna
  • Knysna Herons
  • Knysna Herons Guest House
  • Knysna Herons Guest House B&B
  • Herons Guest House B&B


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A 1 percent city/local tax will be charged
  • 1 percent tourism fee will be charged

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Pool access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 150

Late check-in between 5 PM and 6 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 900

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of ZAR 300

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 350.00 per night

English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 80 for adults and ZAR 40 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Knysna Herons Guest House, Knysna


  • Knysna Golf Club (33-minute walk)
  • Knysna Quays (41-minute walk)
  • Pledge Nature Reserve (43-minute walk)
  • Knysna Elephant Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Eastern Head View Point (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Pezula Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Simola Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Garden of Eden (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) 35-min drive
  • George (GRJ) 56-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking

Knysna Herons Guest House, Knysna

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