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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 2 restaurants and 3 outdoor pools



This family-friendly Knysna hotel is located near the beach, within 2 mi (3 km) of Knysna Elephant Park and Knysna Quays. Pledge Nature Reserve is 2 mi (3.3 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has 3 outdoor pools and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, a conference center, and a business center.

Room Amenities

All 79 rooms offer WiFi, patios, and TVs. Guests will also find coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free bottled water.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Knysna Hollow Country Estate features 3 outdoor swimming pools and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3-star property offers access to a business center and a meeting room. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Knysna Hollow Country Estate has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 79 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference center 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 26 
  • Children's pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( ZAR 10 for multiple minutes )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Television 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Patio 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Knysna Hollow Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 9:30 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: ZAR 500.00 per night (for stays between 1 January - 31 December)
  • Tourism fee: ZAR 3.50 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: ZAR 10 for multiple minutes (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 500.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hollow Estate Hotel
  • Hollow Estate Hotel Knysna Country
  • Knysna Country Hollow Estate
  • Knysna Hollow Country Estate
  • Knysna Hollow Country Estate Hotel
  • Hollow Country Estate Hotel
  • Hollow Country Estate
  • Knysna Hollow Hotel Knysna
  • Hollow Hotel Knysna

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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