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Candlewood Lodge is a 5-star bed and breakfast located only minutes away from the center of town and features spectacular views over the Knysna Heads and Knysna Lagoon.

With an emphasis to detail, the guest rooms have been tastefully designed and uniquely decorated. All rooms have en suite shower, a separate area and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area.

Candlewood has a bar area where guests can take a drink and read a book. Relax and sunbathe the whole day by the an outdoor pool, jacuzzi and sun deck.

Candlewood Lodge is ideally located to explore Knysna and its beautiful surrounding and is an ideal base to venture further along the Garden Route.

Knysna Golf Club is 2.1 mi away, while both Pezula Championship Golf Course and Simola Golf Course are within 3.7 mi from the property. Candlewood Lodge can assist with arranging tee times and equipment.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Candlewood Lodge has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 29, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Candlewood Lodge

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Knysna Waterfront
    1 miles
  • Featherbed Boat Cruises
    1.2 miles
  • Pledge Nature Reserve
    1.3 miles
  • Knysna Golf Club
    1.7 miles
  • Knysna National Lake Area
    2.2 miles
  • Simola Golf and Country Estate
    2.6 miles
  • Knysna Forest
    2.7 miles
  • Pezula Golf Estate
    2.7 miles
  • Simola Golf Estate
    2.8 miles
  • View Point Eastern Knysna Head
    2.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Olive Tree
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant The Anchorage
    1.6 miles
  • Cafe/Bar East Head Cafe
    1.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Knysna the Heads
    2.9 miles
  • Pezula Golf Club
    3 miles
  • Noetsiestrand
    4.6 miles
  • Goukamma Nature Reserve
    7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain The Heads
    1.6 miles
  • Lake The Lagoon of Knysna
    0.5 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bollard Bay Beach
    1.9 miles
  • Coney Glen Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Brenton Beach
    3.5 miles
  • Sparrebosch Beach
    3.6 miles
  • Noetzie Beach
    4.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    15.6 miles
  • George Airport
    39.2 miles
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Amenities of Candlewood Lodge
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Xhosa
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House rules Candlewood Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay, you can pay for any extras using Mastercard and Visa .

The fine print

The hotel does not accept children under 12 years of age.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Candlewood Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

FAQs about Candlewood Lodge

  • Room options at Candlewood Lodge include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Studio
    • Double

  • Candlewood Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Yoga classes
    • Bike tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Cooking class
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Guests staying at Candlewood Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Candlewood Lodge by:

    • Car 3h

  • Candlewood Lodge is 0.8 miles from the center of Knysna.

  • Check-in at Candlewood Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Candlewood Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.