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Located in the hills above Knysna, the 5-star Simola Hotel Country Club & Spa features a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course and a restaurant with lagoon views.

The rooms at the eco-friendly Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa have free WiFi, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a DVD player and a stylish bathroom with amenities. Some rooms have panoramic views of the lagoon or forest and include a kitchen and a cozy lounge with a fireplace.

With a bistro-style meanu, Lungalo Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner. Lunch and light meals are available at the golf club lounge.

The Simola Spa features massages, face and body treatments. Guests can relax in the heated indoor pool or work out at the gym which overlooks the Knysna Heads and offers state-of-the-art equipment and personal trainers.

The center of Knysna is within 10 minutes' drive and Plettenberg Bay is 24 mi away while George can be reached within 1 hour by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 9, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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

Breakfast Info

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


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Max adults: 4. Max children: 3
Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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  • 1 king bed
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4 reasons to choose Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Simola Golf Estate
    0.5 miles
  • Simola Golf and Country Estate
    0.6 miles
  • Knysna Forest
    1.1 miles
  • Pledge Nature Reserve
    2.1 miles
  • Featherbed Boat Cruises
    2.8 miles
  • Knysna Waterfront
    2.9 miles
  • Knysna National Lake Area
    3.3 miles
  • Knysna Golf Club
    4.9 miles
  • Goukamma Nature Reserve
    5.5 miles
  • Knysna the Heads
    5.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Muse Fusion Food
    2.8 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cafe Mario
    4.3 miles
  • Restaurant Rib & Rump
    4.7 miles
Top attractions
  • View Point Eastern Knysna Head
    5.7 miles
  • Pezula Golf Estate
    5.9 miles
  • Pezula Golf Club
    6.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Knysna River
    0.6 miles
  • Lake Knysna Laggon
    2.7 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    5.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bollard Bay Beach
    4.6 miles
  • Brenton Beach
    4.9 miles
  • Coney Glen Beach
    6 miles
  • Buffalo Bay Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    18.3 miles
  • George Airport
    37.1 miles
How to get to Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa from Plettenberg Bay Airport
    Car
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Club Lounge and Bar

    Food: Local

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Lungalo Restaurant

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa Great facilities! Review score, 9.2
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Pool 2 – indoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
  • Xhosa
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House rules Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the sauna, indoor pool and fitness center.
Please ensure that you declare the total number of Adults and Children traveling in your party when making your booking.

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.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa

  • Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa has 2 restaurants:

    • Club Lounge and Bar
    • Lungalo Restaurant

  • Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa is 2.7 miles from the center of Knysna.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa by:

    • Car 45min

  • Guests staying at Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Back massage
    • Bike tours
    • Steam room
    • Facial treatments
    • Head massage
    • Walking tours
    • Body treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Foot massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Foot bath
    • Waxing services
    • Fitness
    • Locker rooms
    • Manicure
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Neck massage
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Full-body massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Indoor pool (year-round)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Makeup services
    • Pedicure

  • The prices at Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa include:

    • Suite

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

  • Check-in at Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.