St. James of Knysna

Knysna, Western Cape

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Bar Nature or Scenic Area Onsite Parking Restaurant Rooms Swimming Pool

The St. James of Knysna is an exclusive, owner run, five star Country House Hotel uniquely situated directly on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon. The luxuriously appointed Suites and Rooms offer spectacular views across this peaceful lagoon to the dramatic Knysna Heads or over the magnificent 3-acre gardens. Whether you are in the Manor House or the Courtyard, all the rooms and suites feature en-suite bathrooms, mini bars, tea/coffee making facilities, satellite television, safes, direct-dial telephones, bathrobes and hairdryers.


The Manor House
At the Manor House you’ll find the luxurious George Rex and Lady Anne Suites, both situated on the first floor boasting large lagoon facing balconies. Along with these you’ll find two garden facing Deluxe Suites and a smaller double Room. Downstairs you’ll find the Twin Palms Restaurant, Paquita Bar, Main Lounge and Reception.

The Courtyard

The Courtyard, which is adjacent to the Manor House, consists of 4 Superior Suites, 3 of which are Lagoon facing, all with balconies are located on the upper floor and 3 Deluxe Lagoon facing Suites and two Junior Suites nestle around the Mediterranean courtyard with a private swimming pool.

Twin Palms Restaurant

The Twin Palms Restaurant at the St James is a fine dining restaurant where our Head Chef Dereck Walstra offers a range of dishes with the emphasis being on “Local” dishes and produce. Twin Palms also has a very good wine list to accompany these dishes. Our Head Chef Dereck Walstra is supported by Cynthia Nyaku and Khanyisa “Comfort” Mhle our Breakfast Chef. Twin Palms also offers a Terrace Menu, for light meals in the delightful gardens of St James.

Paquita Bar

The bar at St James was named after “The Paquita”, a German vessel, which sank on the eastern side of the Knysna Heads way back in 1903. The Paquita Bar at St James has a beautiful view over the lagoon towards the Heads, and is adjacent to the pool area. Enjoy the Paquita Bar at St James – a cozy bar with a fireplace, a place to enjoy a cold beer or cocktail after a long day of exploring. The Paquita Bar at St James - offers a variety of French Champagnes, local wines and cocktails to choose from before enjoying a Fine Dining Experience or our Terrace Lunch.

South African Rate From:

Junior Suites
R 1 431 per person per night sharing
Valid 01 Mar 2017 to 30 Apr 2017
R 792 per person per night sharing
Valid 01 May 2017 to 30 Sep 2017
R 1 431 per person per night sharing
Valid 01 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Breakfast

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras
* Tourism levy of R10 per room per night

Term & Conditions:

* Valid to South African Citizens
* Rates are subject to change and availability.

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