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1 room, 2 adults

Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
31 Cearn Drive, Leisure Isle, Knysna, Western Cape, 6571, South Africa

Knysna beach guesthouse with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant
  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Just excellent - faultless . Very attentive staff - fabulous location and great facilitiesOct 22, 2019
  • Fantastic location, good food and really friendly staff!Oct 5, 2019

Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

from NZ$134
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Patio, Lagoon View
  • Superior Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Lagoon View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View
  • Superior Suite, 1 King Bed, Patio, Lagoon View
  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Lagoon View
  • Family Cottage, Kitchenette, Garden View
  • Superior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette, Lagoon View
  • Standard Suite, Ensuite, Garden View
  • Honeymoon Suite, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Lagoon View
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Lagoon View
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Lagoon View
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ensuite, Garden View
  • Superior Suite, 1 King Bed, Patio, Lagoon View

What’s around Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa


  • Leisure Isle - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Lagoon - 1 min walk
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 1 min walk
  • Garden Route National Park - 1 min walk
  • Bollard Bay - 11 min walk
  • Knysna Golf Club - 35 min walk
  • West Head View Point - 40 min walk
  • Eastern Head View Point - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 36 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Children (5 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free English breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 49-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa’s small print

Also known as

  • Amanzi Island Lodge Knysna
  • Amanzi Island Lodge Guesthouse Knysna
  • Amanzi Island Lodge
  • Amanzi Island Knysna
  • Amanzi Island
  • Amanzi Island Lodge Knysna
  • Amanzi Island Lodge Guesthouse


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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.

FAQs for Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

  • Is parking offered at Amanzi Island Lodge?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Amanzi Island Lodge?
    Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
  • Are pets allowed at Amanzi Island Lodge?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Amanzi Island Lodge?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 7 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Amanzi Island Lodge?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Amanzi Island Lodge?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 29 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Amanzi for honeymoon
Wow, the view at this property was stunning! We stayed in the honeymoon suite which had our very own pool! But best of all was the view! We were also ecstatic with the amazing hospitality. We were surprised with a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries which were a very nice touch. The property has bikes you can take at your leisure as well as paddle boards and kayaks to enjoy! We wished we stayed a few days instead of one night. But we will definitely be back and bring some friends!
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly and helpful staff
R J R, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place
Superb in every way
John, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Unbeatable views
This hotel is amazing!! A beautiful view of the Knysna heads was available in our room (Coral Suite). Leisure Isle in general was very peaceful and great for running, walking, and biking. The Amanzi staff was great and gave us great recommendations for what to do in Knysna. The hotel also had free bikes and kayaks for use (a facility we took full advantage of). Breakfast was nice and had many options available from a buffet to cooked breakfast. The room was spacious, the king sized bed was very comfortable, and the bathroom was well appointed. The only criticism we have for Amanzi is that the WiFi was a WEP encrypted connection (not as secure as WPA2, etc.) and would drop out intermittently. All in all, an almost perfect relaxing vacation spot.
Andrew, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful Knysna accomodation
This is a fantastic place to stay. Excellent staff, very stylish property and delicious breakfast. Great views and fairly priced. Rooms include helpful amenities and staff are very attentive. My only negatives were the small bed and the fact that we were mislead about the pool. The property markets itself with both pools - see it’s lead picture for example, which shows the front facing infinity pool. Only when you arrive are you told that this pool is reserved for one room only, so this is unfair. As a matter of good faith Amanzi owes it to customers to amend their advertising or let all guests use both pools. We would happily stay here again no question.
Sarah, za3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely stay
Absolutely beautiful place with great features, excellent service and a tranquil setting.
Seb, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cannot be faulted, our room had a perfect view of the lagoon, the staff were welcoming upon arrival and were constantly attentive, from breakfast to the evening. The rooms are excellent and the whole building feels comfortable and beautifully designed. The area of Knysna lagoon is almost too perfect tpo be real and there are excellent restaurants in nearby Knysna and the hotel provides a shuttle service at a nominal rate for those who would rather not drive. We shall go there again, undoubtedly.
David, gb2 night romance trip

Amanzi Island Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

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