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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury country house with 2 outdoor pools and restaurant



Situated on a lake, this luxury country house is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Knysna Elephant Park and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Knysna Quays. Knysna Golf Club and Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

This country house features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 15 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and satellite TV. Other amenities available to guests include minibars, room service, and separate bathtubs and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

St James of Knysna features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The country house offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This Colonial country house also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and a garden. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

St James of Knysna has designated areas for smoking.

  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Library 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 15 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1991 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Bar/lounge 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

Twin Palms Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Game drive nearby 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

Hotel Name

National Rating

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

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