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About A Knysna Herons Guest House

Our motto is to please. “It's not how many visit us, it's how many return.”

A warm welcome awaits you at A Knysna Herons Guest House. Come and enjoy some of the best hospitality, at affordable prices that Knysna has to offer, while enjoying some of South Africa's best Garden Route scenery and all its surroundings.

As you travel through the Garden Route with all its splendour, why not stopover and relax with us. We are accessible to Plettenberg Bay, which is just 30 km away, and George is a mere 70 km.

Relax in the tranquil setting by the pool, surrounded by a tropical garden with palm trees. We welcome you with open arms where every guest will leave as a friend.

Apart from our friendly atmosphere and personalized service, we offer free DStv and Wi-Fi connectivity, pool, airport transfers, electronic safes, wall panel heaters, hairdryers, fans, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities in every room. Enjoy the sparkling pool and open braai to unwind. We will take care of any of your bookings if required.

All rooms are en-suite, with a private patio or balcony leading into the surrounding garden full of birds. We have seven rooms, of which two are family or self-catering units. There is also secure, off-street parking on the property. Our hearty English breakfast will make you smile, and includes fresh fruit, juices, yoghurt, cereals, toast, and condiments to start the day off.

A Knysna Herons Guest House is situated on the exquisite Garden Route within the Western Cape’s natural beauty, off the Knysna Lagoon. It is within secure and peaceful settings, central to a variety of amenities and activities in the immediate area, which include the famous golf courses such as Sparrebosch Golf Course, beach activities, hiking, canoeing, lagoon cruises, paintball, fishing, bungee jumping, and water skiing to name a few. We cater to a variety of travellers from business to leisure.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 18
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Important Information

All reservations will be guaranteed upon receiving EFT payment and/or credit card details from the client.

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                  Reviews for A Knysna Herons Guest House

                  10 guest reviews Reviews of

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                  Sofie Hyllen, South Africa
                  13 January 2013

                  A very nice guest house with lovely hospitality and managers! Very accommodating and friendly and a good location if you have a car.

                  Jack Darnell, United States of America
                  10 October 2012

                  Very pleasant environment and nice accommodation. Good location for exploring the area by car. Some neighborhood dogs barking at night.

                  Stanley Shanapinda, Namibia
                  09 January 2012

                  Excellent few days in a tranquil environment - even over the busy December break. Professional and friendly team.

                  Ronel Vandermerwe, South Africa
                  09 January 2012

                  This is a very nice place. Fredrick is very helpful and friendly. They provide good service as well.

                  Paul Botha, South Africa
                  16 October 2011

                  Thank you for a warm and friendly welcome! Well situated just off George Rex Drive on the way to the Heads.

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                  A Knysna Herons Guest House Map

                  A Knysna Herons Guest House is 0.5km from the centre of Old Place , the nearest airport 76.7km (George Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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