St. James Hotel
General Description: The St. James of Knysna is an exclusive, owner run, five stars Country House Hotel uniquely situated directly on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon. The luxuriously appointed Suites & Rooms offer spectacular views across this peaceful lagoon to the dramatic Knysna Heads or over the magnificent 3 acre gardens.
Accommodation: At the Manor there is the luxurious George Rex Suite and the Lady Anne Suite, both with large lagoon facing balconies. Two Deluxe Garden facing Suites, spacious Double Room, elegant dining room, main lounge with Mezzanine Lounge, Paquita Bar and swimming pool are also located there. Here 4 Superior Suites, 3 of which are Lagoon facing and 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.
Dining: The hotel boasts a superb dining room and well stocked wine cellar. Country style breakfasts, light lunches, teas and snacks are also served on the various patios and terraces. The Paquita Bar, with its lagoon facing patio is a warm and friendly meeting place. The spectacular and panoramic views of Knysna and the lagoon can be experienced whilst exquisite cuisine is served in the candlelit dining room. Guest can then relax and unwind in front of a crackling log fire in the main lounge whilst savouring a fine port from the hotel’s cellar.