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14 bedroom Guest House /Bed and Breakfast in Knysna from R500 per person sharing
A Magical Hideaway


  • Guest House /Bed and Breakfast , Self-Catering Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 14
  • Bathrooms: 14

Bamboo is an enchanting ‘Magical Hideaway’ offering Guest House & Self-Catering Cottage type holiday accommodation in Knysna.

Tucked away in a quiet residential suburb, it’s a haven of serenity away from the hustle and bustle of town yet, within a 10 km radius lies the famous Waterfront, Knysna Heads, Simola and Pezula Golf Estates, Leisure Isle, sandy beaches and many other prime attractions.

Bamboo is an intimate, quirky/cool property with an African flair. Enjoy a lush environment of forest, ferns, plants, shrubs, ponds, cats and birds. The on-site Curio Shop sells local arts & crafts. An elevated timber boardwalk links rooms and communal areas.

Accommodation consists of various individually styled rooms and free-standing cottages. Each one is unique in décor and layout. They cater to a variety of guests with Standard and Superior Rooms through to romantic Honeymoon Rooms, even various Family Rooms. Bamboo is child-friendly.

Communal areas include a colorful indoor dining room with fireplaces, an expansive outdoor deck, BBQ/Braai area and two salt water swimming pools.

Bamboo is ideal for a group of family or friends, golfers, corporate groups, families and Honeymooners.


  • Unique Charm & Character
  • On-site facilities


There are 14 Rooms in total, all individually styled and beautifully decorated with a distinct African touch:

2x Standard Rooms (Cactus and Palm); 5x Superior Rooms (Pygmy, Loft Double, Forest Cabin, Bullrush and Treefern); 3x Honeymoon Rooms (Pampas, Bamboo Grove and Loft Honeymoon Suite); 3x Family Rooms (Forest Fern, River Reed and Flax) plus 1x Family Suite (Boma/Baby Boma).

Standard Rooms: Smaller Double or King/Twin bedded Courtyard or Garden rooms. One of the larger rooms can accommodate a child under 12.Bathrooms with showers only.

Superior Rooms: Larger Double or King/Twin bedded Garden rooms with extra beds for 1 or 2 children under 12. Some of these rooms contain a separate, small sitting room annex. Bathrooms with showers only.

Honeymoon Rooms: The perfect romantic hideaway for newlyweds. All have wood burning fireplaces, 2 have both a bath and a shower whilst one has its own private swimming pool. The apartment style Honeymoon Suite is equipped with a kitchenette for self catering.

Family Rooms: Larger King/Twin bedded Garden rooms with additional beds/bunk beds for up to 3 children under 12. Bathrooms with showers only.

Family Suite: Two inter-leading rooms at the Pool side. The Double bedded main bedroom has a wood burning fireplace, a fully equipped kitchenette and a sleeper couch. Attached is a smaller twin bedded room. This suite sleeps 2 adults plus 3 children under 12. Bathroom with shower only.

All Rooms/Cottages have:

  • Original Artworks
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • 100% Cotton Percale Linen
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Wall Heater
  • Mini safe
  • Bar Fridge
  • Private Terrace/Deck with table & chairs
  • Garden views
  • Private entrances

Your stay includes a sumptuous breakfast served on the elevated dining deck, alternatively indoors.

Dinners upon request, at an additional charge.


Swimming Pools – Two salt water swimming pools, one for public use and the other for exclusive use of a honeymoon room.

Lounge – Relaxation area with satellite TV.

Dining Areas – Expansive outdoor deck, also an indoor area with log fireplaces. Various seating arrangements.

BBQ/Braai Lapa – Where dinners are prepared and enjoyed.

Garden – Vast gardens with various ponds and features. Wooden walkways.


Swimming pools, BBQ / braai facilities, indoor & outdoor dining areas. Lounge, Curio Shop, Fireplaces. Ponds. Wifi & Satellite TV. Parking.


Bicycle and kayak hire are available. Baby sitting services upon request, at an additional charge.

The swimming pools are both unfenced – safety of children is the responsibility of the parents or guardians at all times.


Ample off-street parking is available, behind electronic gates.


Included. Laundry upon request, at an additional charge.


Hunters Home, Knysna.

Restaurants – On-Site / 5 min walk (Knysna Heads)

Shops – 10 min drive

Knysna Waterfront – 10 min drive

Pezula Golf Estate – 5 min drive


Bamboo, Knysna, Guest House / Self-Catering Cottage.

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