The Rex Hotel - Knysna

Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea and The Rex Hotel is one of Knysna’s most elegant and sophisticated accommodation offerings. A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensure that you enjoy a very special experience when staying at The Rex Hotel, which promises superior service and exceptional comfort.

Located on the World Famous Garden Route, The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style and impeccable service making it one of the most exhilarating getaways in its class. The hotel is an ecletic mix of modern and classic comforts and captures the essence of four-star luxury. The Rose cafe restaurant is inviting with a menu to match the contemporary setting and where the cuisine is beautifully presented and prepared from only the freshest ingredients. The Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to Knysna’s world-class restaurants, blossoming forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and the shores of the serene lagoon.

A perfect base from which to explore the beauty of one of South Africa’s most beautiful tourist destinations - Relax and unwind and discover the unique beauty of Knsyna and its surrounds.


The 30 luxury suites reflect an urban chic ambience, with a mix of contemporary and classic décor, presenting cool colours and rich fabrics. Every modern comfort is available, from the well equipped kitchenette to the small touches that are aimed at making your stay as relaxing as possible. 


Standard Rooms


5 rooms with either double or twin beds, en- suite bathroom with bath only.


King Luxury Studio


8 king luxury studio apartments with double bed, and en-suite bathroom with shower only. Open plan lounge and kitchenette.


Twin Luxury Studio


8 twin luxury studio apartments with either double or twin beds, en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Open plan lounge with dining area and kitchenette.


Interleading Luxury Studio


5 interleading luxury studio apartments with either double or twin beds, separate bedroom with open plan bathroom with shower and bath. Open plan lounge with dining area and kitchenette.


Two Bedroom Apartment


4 two bedroom apartments with either double or twin beds. Main bedroom has full bathroom and second bedroom has a shower and toilet only. Open plan lounge with dining area and kitchenette.


All apartments offer

  • Kitchenette (excluding 5 Standard Rooms)
  • Tea and Coffee Station
  • Mini bar (stocked on request)
  • Air conditioning
  • Remote controlled LCD televisions with selected DSTV channels
  • Hairdryers
  • Electronic safes
  • Wi-Fi
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Balconies (excluding standard rooms)


  • Wi-FI
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Facilities at an extra cost
  • Fax and photocopying available at an extra cost
  • Bag holding facilities after check-out
  • Laundry facilities at an extra cost
  • Children welcome
  • Free undercover parking available
  • Exclusive retail outlets in the square
  • Hair Salon on site
  • Spa facility (opening soon)
  • 24 hour Security
  • All Major credit cards accepted

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