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Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers, Knysna, South Africa

2-star2 stars
4 Queen Street, Lower Central, Knysna, Western Cape, 6571, South Africa

City-center hostel within easy reach of Knysna Lagoon
  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 289 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Great location
Best value for money
Good internet service

Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers, Knysna, South Africa

from NZ$59
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Classic Double or Twin Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Standard Room
  • Family Room

What’s around Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers, Knysna, South Africa

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Knysna Quays (6-minute walk)
  • Thesen Island (10-minute walk)
  • Knysna Elephant Park (16-minute walk)
  • Knysna Lagoon (19-minute walk)
  • Leisure Isle (30-minute walk)
  • Knysna Golf Club (32-minute walk)
  • Brenton Beach (5.6 km)
  • Garden of Eden (13.6 km)

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 32 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers, Knysna, South Africa’s small print

Also known as

  • Jembjo's Knysna Lodge
  • Jembjo's Lodge
  • Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers Knysna
  • Jembjo's Knysna Lodge Backpackers
  • Jembjo's Lodge Backpackers
  • Jembjo's Knysna Backpackers
  • Jembjo's Backpackers


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Optional extras

Cribs/Infant beds are available for ZAR 50.0 per night

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

Good 7.8 From 15 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Awesome Stay
Amazing stay... would recommend to many more people. Hosts are very friendly... :)
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Jembjo's Knysna Lodge & Backpackers, Knysna, South Africa

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