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7 bedroom Guest House /Bed and Breakfast in Knysna from R2,000 per person sharing
Luxurious 5 Star Knysna Bed&Breakfast Accommodation with Breathtaking Views

Read the Blog from our recent stay here Spoilt at Kanonkop House

Kanonkop House is a luxurious yet relaxed 5* rated Guest House perched on the edge of South Africa’s largest forest, Knysna. They also have Exclusive Villas for rental.

This tranquil estate boasts breathtaking views of the Lagoon and famous ‘Knysna Heads’, positioned in a private and peaceful indigenous forest a mere 5 minutes drive from the centre of town.

The award winning boutique accommodation consists of 7 Suites impeccably furnished with fine attention to detail. Each Suite has a unique theme & décor.

Communal facilities include a sparkling swimming pool, sundeck with loungers and umbrellas, an outdoor lounge, terrace, in-house massage therapy room and fully stocked complimentary bar.

Ideal for business travellers, couples or friends travelling together.


  • Views & Tranquility
  • 5* Service and Accommodation


Kanonkop House offers 7 stylish Suites: 2 Penthouse Suites, 3 Executive Lagoon-facing Suites & 2 Luxury Garden Suites.

Penthouse Suites: Named Selwyn and Diamond.

Selwyn: Often referred to as The Signature Suite, this exquisite penthouse suite is sure to take your breath away. Comprising a lounge, dressing room, additional seating area with a telescope, lengthy king size bed (converted into twin beds upon request), en-suite bathroom with raised slipper bathtub, two large private balconies, one off the bedroom and one off the bathroom. Spectacular views.

Diamond: Kanonkop’s most recent addition, this elegant and well designed suite offers a lounge, lengthy king size bed (converted into twin beds upon request), en-suite indoor/outdoor bathroom with signature slipper bathtub and covered private deck which leads onto private garden and forest balcony. Endless views.

Luxury Lagoon View Suites: Named Paradise, Sunbird & Forest.

Paradise: ‘Honeymoon Suite’. Private and secluded, opulent and romantic. Positioned above the indigenous forest with uninterrupted views. King-size sleigh bed, private balcony, open-plan bathroom with elevated bath, walk-in shower and separate toilet.

Sunbird: Situated on ground level, this spacious and luxurious room opens onto the garden on one side and private balcony with forest and lagoon views on the other.  King-size or Twin beds with space for a 3rd bed in the separate dressing room. There’s a comfortable lounge area with TV. En-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower.

Forest: Set in the private indigenous forest with partial views of the lagoon. A beautifully appointed room with individual touches and luxurious appointments. Extra length King-size or Twin beds. Opens onto a private deck. Separate reading lounge area. Chic open-plan bathroom with luxurious bath and separate shower and separate toilet.

Luxury Garden Suites: Named Sivuyile and No Matata.

Located at the top of the premises, these adjacent en-suite rooms are ideal for groups of friends or families travelling together. Spacious, light and airy, opening out onto a wooden deck overlooking the pool and surrounding garden. Each room has a Queen-sized bed (option of an additional single bed if required), lounge area, Satellite television, music and CD selection also lovely en-suite bathrooms with bath and separate shower.

All Suites offer:

  • Breathtaking views
  • Indoor and outdoor relaxation/seating area
  • Luxurious en-suite bathrooms with bath and separate shower
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Satellite TV (DStv)
  • Music centres
  • 100% Cotton linen
  • Hand-made wooden paddle fans
  • Underfloor heating
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryers
  • Robes & slippers
  • Organic bath & skin care products
  • Candles & aromatic oil burners

Your stay is inclusive of a home-cooked breakfast, high tea and complimentary access to the fully stocked bar.


Dining Area – Indoor dining or outdoor lounge where breakfast is served. Room service available upon request. Fully stocked bar.

Outdoors – Sparking Swimming Pool. Sundeck with loungers and umbrellas. Outdoor lounge and terrace.


Swimming Pool. Sundeck. In-house massage therapy room. Outdoor lounge. Terrace. Fully stocked complimentary bar. Laundry service. Wifi. Ample parking.


Regret no children under 8 years of age. On-site guest laundry service. All rooms are non smoking – ashtrays are provided on the patios.

On-site activities include nature walks and bird watching.


Ample parking.




Kanonkop, Knysna.

Lagoon – 5 min drive

Shops – 5 min drive

Knysna Waterfront – 7 min drive

George Airport – 60 min drive


Kanonkop House, Knysna, Guest House / Luxury Villa. 

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