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48 Main Street, Pledge Square, 6570 Knysna, South Africa – Show map
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Food & Drink
Breakfast in the Room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
24-Hour Front Desk, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
Children older than 6 years are welcome.
One child or adult is charged 30 % of the room stay per night when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 36 reviews
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Located in a forest garden, Inyathi Guest Lodge offers chalets is in the heart of Knysna. A freshly prepared buffet breakfast is available in the morning.
Score from 124 reviews Very good
This former power station is located in Knysna and offers sunny suites with an iPod docking station and views of the Knysna Lagoon. The spacious sun deck comes with an outdoor pool.
Score from 55 reviews Wonderful
This Victorian guest house in Knysna offers a secluded swimming pool and is a 10-minute walk from the Knysna waterfront. Its country-style rooms come with a TV and coffee/tea facilities.
Score from 155 reviews Very good
Offering an outdoor pool, Badger's Lodge is located in Knysna. Each room here will provide you with a TV and a seating area. There is also an electric kettle.
Score from 9 reviews Wonderful
Helpful staff Fresh baked muffins for breakfast!
The linen and towels are really old. Although it was clean. White towels are a suggestion.
The kindness and attention of the staff at Wayside Inn were exceptional. On my holiday I was ill and they went out of their way to ensure I was comfortable, and even helped me to find a reputable local Doctor. While at the Doctor's offices, they called to ensure I had found my way. Real warmth and caring, thank you Tracey and the rest of the team!
Our initial room on the ground floor was very noisy and we struggled to sleep. luckily there was availability upstairs, once we moved we were very comfortable.
It has been a pleasure to stay at Wayside Inn Knysna! the staff was so helpful and chatty, I felt like having holidays with my relatives. Sharing a nice breakfast with the guests and gossips after a long day with the owners was amazing!:))) I would recommend this place for everyone as it is in a great location - couple of minutes of the Waterfront where you can have a nice walk in the sunset or a delicious meal. If I have the chance to Knysna next time, I am definitely going to stay here again.
Staff were excellent in all attempts to resolve issues and made the stay felt like family ,rather than a commercial transaction. Excellent restaurants are within easy walking distance, making for a rather pleasant stroll after a meal.
A lesser issue is that it can get noisy outside, however, allowing for the fact it is centrally situated, restaurants/pubs near and it is the festive season, it is not a serious issue.
free WiFi breakfast
good location, set back far enough from roadway to minimise any disturbance from traffic noise, nice atmosphere, good breakfast, freshly cooked
lighting in bedroom & bathroom was poor, esp in bathroom
Loved the friendliness of all the staff- very welcoming. Loved the quaint rooms which were very comfortable. Loved the fact that it was so central and within walking distance of all the shops and waterfront. Yummy breakfast.
Was a little loud at night what with the pub below, but this minor considering all the positives.
Excellect staff, good wifi, located on the main road, a lot of good restaurants and cafes near by
The coffee on the breakfast was very poor. The pillows were uncomfortable, I was struggling to sleep.
Fortunately our room didn't face the square with the bars
everything was good
Friendly desk staff. Cleanliness.
One of the maids appeared to be on desk duty when the other two ladies were out. She saw that we needed assistance but continued to talk on the telephone for about ten minutes. She only ended her private call when I made a comment after one of the other maids pointed out to her that we were waiting and she paid no attention. The location is better suited for a backpacker's lodge. The coffee was so weak that I needed to put a sachet of instant with it. Also, for that price, I would expect better bedding and a better breakfast, although the breakfast was filling, there was no variety.
The beds were very comfortable and decor felt homely.
The dining area was not very clean when we arrived for breakfast. On one of the mornings we were served molded bread with our continental breakfast. Also the buffet was not topped up once guests had finished breakfast, so if you weren't there first you didn't get much of anything.
We thought The Wayside Inn very good value for money. The facilities were fairly basic but comfortable and inexpensive. Excellent breakfast and very friendly manageress
Great Staff, Great Breakfast, Central Location, Lots of water pressure in the shower!
Road noise at night was a bit hectic, but that's what you get for being located so centrally.Some fixtures in the bathroom need tending to.
Only stayed one night, but everything fine
Some loud people at the pub late at night, but than can be expected at this time of the year
rooms very small, sound proofing between rooms very poor to the extent that you can even hear other guests coming in and out. Toilet flush broken.
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