Armadillo Studios B&B or Self Catering in Knysna

Armadillo Studios

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 15 Lindsay Street, Knysna, 6571, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Armadillo Studios

At Armadillo Studios every guest is welcomed as a friend. Set in tranquil, landscaped grounds close to The Heads, Knysna town centre, picturesque lagoon and quays, we offer a unique, sophisticated and stylish environment for adults (regret no children under the age of 12 or pets).

Each of our 3 luxury guest suites is equipped to a high standard, offering all the modern amenities a discerning visitor should expect - plus some pleasant surprises! Our large, secluded garden is a haven for birds and features a salt-chlorinated pool, sun deck, lapa and guest braai area.


We offer the choice of room-only or B&B in Studios 1 & 2 and self-catering or B&B in Studio 3 - our beautifully equipped 2-bedroom, self-contained apartment.

Studio 1
Studio 1 is suitable for 2 adults and ideal for honeymoons or romantic getaways. The suite features a queen bed, lounge area with sofa, flatscreen LCD television (with DSTV) & hi fi, plus separate mini-kitchen equipped with microwave, kettle and toaster. The fridge is stocked with complimentary snacks and 'honesty bar' drinks. There's a spacious shower room tiled in mosaics and natural slate, pool towels and toiletries, together with a separate WC. A private furnished patio leading to the lawn, lapa and pool completes the scene.

Additional features include: digital safe, hairdryer, ceiling fan, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, electric blanket, bathroom heater, heated towel rail, china, cutlery, glassware, private entrance and off-street parking.

Studio 2
This is an exceptionally spacious suite sleeping up to 3 adults. It features king/twin beds, plus comfortable single sleeper couch, ample wardrobe space with digital safe and lounge area with sofa, DSTV and hi fi. The well equipped mini-kitchen has a microwave, toaster and kettle, plus a fridge stocked with complimentary snacks and 'honesty bar' drinks. The stylish ensuite shower room/WC, tiled in natural slate and mosaics, contains toiletries and pool towels. The furnished patio leads onto the lawn and lapa and is just a few steps from our sparkling pool.

Additional features include: hairdryer, ceiling fan, heated towel rail, underfloor heating, bathroom heater, electric blankets, china, cutlery, glassware, private entrance and shaded parking.

Studio 3
Is suitable for up to 4 adults (regret no pets or children under 12 years) and offers 76m2 of stylish, open plan self-catering accommodation. Totally self-contained with a furnished patio (including braai) and overlooking the garden and pool, the apartment has a fully equipped kitchen/diner with microwave oven/grill, electric hob and extractor, toaster and kettle. The fridge/freezer contains complimentary snacks and 'honesty bar' drinks. The studio comprises a master bedroom with queen bed and stylish ensuite shower room/WC, plus a smaller twin room with separate shower/WC. Both bedrooms have built-in wardrobes with dressing table and panel heaters.

The lounge area contains a rattan sofa and armchairs, coffee table, DSTV and hi-fi. Additional features include: bathroom heaters, hairdryer, underfloor heating in lounge, digital safe, toiletries and pool towels. The private guest car park is a few steps away.

Additional services

On-site facilities include: laundry service, wi-fi connectivity, internet, fax and Skype phone. Guests interested in digital photography have the opportunity to download their pictures onto disk or hone their creative skills by signing-up for a half or full day ‘masterclass’ with David - our resident professional photographer/designer.

An environment for relaxation

Designed with guest comfort, freedom and privacy in mind, we offer truly relaxing surroundings - perfect for extended stays and romantic getaways all year round. Our studios are located on the ground floor, providing easy access to the private guest car park.

Each has its own furnished patio leading directly onto our well maintained lawn, gardens and pool. If you don’t feel like joining us on the upper deck for panoramic views and a hearty full English breakfast, you’ll find everything you need in your studio to ‘do your own thing’.

Attractions & Activities

Your friendly hosts, Marion & David, are keen golfers and nature lovers and will be delighted to provide information and recommendations about the wonderful things to do and see whilst in Knysna and the Garden Route. Many of the finest golf courses in the country are within easy reach and tee-times can be arranged if required.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Hi fi
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee

Knysna Tourism

Please note

Unfortunately it's not possible to make reservations with Armadillo Studios at this time.

Price Range
Available on request

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.05621388888889
Longitude: 23.080452777111113

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 60km

Children policy
Children 12 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Travellers' Reviews

As with most of the accommodation we booked along the garden route, the service of Marion and David was second to none. Both know and understand what...

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