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The Alexander

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Interior entrance
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio

Overview of The Alexander

The Alexander

5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEastern Head View Point10 min walk
  • Popular LocationWest Head View Point2 min drive
  • Popular LocationLeisure Isle10 min drive
  • AirportPlettenberg Bay (PBZ)37 min drive

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About this area

Knysna

Located in Knysna, The Alexander is next to a golf course and near a private beach. Knysna Golf Club and Knysna Quays are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Cape Floral Region Protected Areas and Garden Route National Park. Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve and Garden Route Wolf Sanctuary are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Eastern Head View Point - 10 min walk
  • West Head View Point - 2 min drive
  • Knysna Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • Leisure Isle - 10 min drive
  • Bollard Bay - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 37 min drive

Restaurants

  • East Head Cafe - 18 min walk
  • Olive Tree - 9 min drive
  • African Bean - 9 min drive
  • Royal Siam Thai - 9 min drive
  • Persello's Pizzeria - 9 min drive

About this property

The Alexander

5-star guesthouse near the beach
Guests of this beach guesthouse will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a spa tub and spa services. All 6 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include balconies or patios, dining areas and sitting areas.
The Alexander offers 6 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with fireplaces and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate dining areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Fridges and espresso makers are provided. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Knysna guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free local area shuttle up to 8 km

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Hot tub

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Reflexology

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 15

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 15 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 15 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: ZAR 2500.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 15 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Alexander Guesthouse Knysna
Alexander Knysna
The Alexander Knysna
The Alexander Guesthouse
The Alexander Guesthouse Knysna

Frequently asked questions

4.9
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 15 out of 16 reviews
5 - Excellent 94%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 16 reviews
4 - Good 6%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 16 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 16 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 16 reviews
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4.9/5

Cleanliness

4.9/5

Staff & service

5.0/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful property, a little hard to find but certainly worth the effort. Great accommodations and wonderful service.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Ocean cliff luxury
Wonderful ocean views with excellent hospitality and breakfast.Relaxing retreat.
Stayed 5 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Everyone was very friendly, breakfasts were lovely and fantastic well stocked honesty bar Downsides, plunge pool wasn’t heated and was a pain to get cover off, in the end we didn’t use which was a pity
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019