Stay in the heart of Knysna Excellent location – show map

You're eligible for a Genius discount at aha The Rex Hotel! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.

Within 1,000 feet of Knysna Waterfront shopping area, Rex Hotel offers the ultimate in self-catering comfort. Luxurious rooms and apartments feature modern design, LCD TVs and extra-large windows.

Tea and coffee facilities and air conditioning are included in the luxury rooms. Apartments also include modern design kitchenettes.

Free private parking is available at Rex Hotel. The front desk is open 24 hours.

The Rex Hotel is ideally placed to a wide choice of leisure, water, and sport activities. Attractions such as the Knysna Elephant Park is nearby and the Featherbed Boat Cruises is 1,300 feet away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

aha The Rex Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jul 24, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


When would you like to stay at aha The Rex Hotel?

Sorry, reservations for more than 90 nights aren't possible.

Enter your dates to check availability.

Your departure date is invalid.

Check-in date
Check-out date
Approximate prices in USD for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Room Type
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

4 reasons to choose aha The Rex Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Bollard Bay Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

The property usually replies within a few days

Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Knysna Waterfront
    0.1 miles
  • Featherbed Boat Cruises
    0.2 miles
  • Pledge Nature Reserve
    0.7 miles
  • Knysna National Lake Area
    1.3 miles
  • Simola Golf and Country Estate
    2.3 miles
  • Knysna Golf Club
    2.3 miles
  • Simola Golf Estate
    2.5 miles
  • Knysna Forest
    2.6 miles
  • Knysna the Heads
    2.9 miles
  • View Point Eastern Knysna Head
    2.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Project Bar
    0.9 miles
  • Restaurant East Head Café
    4.5 miles
  • Restaurant Anchorage Restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Olive Tree
    0.4 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Caffe Mario
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Pezula Golf Estate
    3.3 miles
  • Pezula Golf Club
    3.6 miles
  • Noetsiestrand
    5.4 miles
  • Goukamma Nature Reserve
    6.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Knysna Lagoon
    0.9 miles
  • River Knysna River
    1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    1.1 miles
Ski lifts
  • Leisure Island
    9.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bollard Bay Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Brenton Beach
    2.8 miles
  • Coney Glen Beach
    3 miles
  • Sparrebosch Beach
    4.2 miles
  • Buffalo Bay Beach
    4.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    16.5 miles
  • George Airport
    38.2 miles
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.
1 Restaurant On Site

    O Bar & Eatery

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of aha The Rex Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Restaurant
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
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Plunge pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
Missing some information? Yes / No
Great! Thanks for your response.
Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

House rules aha The Rex Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 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 of all ages 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club aha The Rex Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note the hotel offers wireless internet throughout - the first 200MB per person per day is free, thereafter charges apply.

Please note that aha The Rex Hotel will deduct the deposit within 48 hours after the booking.

FAQs about aha The Rex Hotel

  • Guests staying at aha The Rex Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Room options at aha The Rex Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Double

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

  • aha The Rex Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • O Bar & Eatery

  • aha The Rex Hotel is 1,800 feet from the center of Knysna.

  • Check-in at aha The Rex Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • aha The Rex Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bike tours
    • Walking tours

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