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Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Cherry Lane, Welbedacht, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa

4-star guesthouse in Knysna with outdoor pool, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 495 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Great room

Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

from NZ$300
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Lagoon View
  • Suite (Fynbos)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Lagoon View
  • Suite (Bird's eye)
  • Family Suite

What’s around Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, Knysna, South Africa


  • Garden Route National Park - 28 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 28 min walk
  • Knysna Elephant Park - 42 min walk
  • Knysna Quays - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km
  • Pledge Nature Reserve - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Thesen Island - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Simola Golf Course - 4.5 mi / 7.2 km
  • Knysna Golf Club - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 37 min drive
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets stay free (dogs only)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *

  • Free train station pick-up


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1076
  • Conference space size (meters) - 100
  • One meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 8
  • Year Built - 2004
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Disabled parking
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, Knysna, South Africa’s small print

Also known as

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Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 2100 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 13 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
A special relaxing place to stay.
A very lovely place to stay. There was a roaring open fire while we ate our delicious breakfast. Our accommodation was very comfortable. This was the most expensive place we steyed in while in South Africa and the only one that didn't give us free bottles of water. There is a charge of £1 for each pod of coffee for the machine in the room, although sachets & tea bags are free with an electric kettle.
Helen, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Simply its ammazing , inspiring , great
Its one of the most beutifule hotel i had seen in my life it was the best hotel for my honeymoon great privacy inspiring lagoon view , romantic touches from the staff the design of the bathroom is amazing , location was suitable to my tour distances , we decided to go back there for our anniversary Special thanx to the staff who are always smilling and welcoming Thanx for miss. Madelin , , mr.jhon and all other staff , i recommend the elephant hide of knysna for any couple specially for honeymoon
mohamed, us4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
View you want to wake up to and sleep in to
The place was amazing stay. Simply views and the idea of staycation in the wilderness! Highly recommended!
chaowei, us1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
A feedback on elephant hide Knysna
When arriving we got a room which was not good and suitable for us, limited view to the lagoon. After raising our dissatisfection we got a new comfortable room with a beautifull view. The second room was bigger and nice - overall we were very satisfied. Breakfast was nice, the staff is friendly with good service attitude.
Eytan, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best 3 night out of 19 in South Africa
The best place we stayed in regarding comfort, view, local area and value for money was by far elephant hide. I spent my 19 days honeymoon all over South Africa, so trust me when I say it is one of the best. Having said that, the pool area is too small, but we weren't there for the pool and we never had breakfast so I can't help you here either.
Mohammed2 night romance trip

Elephant Hide of Knysna Guest Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

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