Candlewood Lodge in Knysna - Guest House or Self Catering Garden Route

Candlewood Lodge

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 8 Stinkwood Crescent, Knysna, 6570, Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa . Show on Map

About Candlewood Lodge

'SIMOSHILE' - A Xhosa word meaning 'Beautiful Feelings', is the feeling we hope you get when you stay with us.

We have tried to ensure that everything about Candlewood Lodge, pays justice to its beautiful setting, with its breathtaking views over the shimmering estuarine Lagoon below, and out through the famous Knysna Heads to the Sea., and thus, we hope makes our guests feel extra special.

Whether it's an annual Holiday, your Honeymoon, Anniversary, Golfing Trips, your first trip abroad or mini Safaris, you will find it in Knysna, considered to be the Heart of the famous Garden Route.

Your Hosts, Andreas and Ines Merz are here to ensure guests feel totally at home in this sumptuous Lodge. Each spacious guest room is tastefully appointed in different styles so guests can choose which best suits them.


Candlewood Lodge is situated in Knysna close to all amenities and 10 minutes from the nearest beach and other activities; Of course, it goes without saying, that when you just want to relax the Lodge is perfect, with its large indoor atrium beautifully appointed with tranquil palms, white furniture and elegant bar, its lovely swimming pool, large sundecks for sunbathing, and heated Jacuzzi where you can relax, with a glass of chilled Champagne and enjoy the most glorious sunsets.


Bed & Breakfast
Candlewood Lodge has 6 spacious en-suite bedrooms, all ultra modern, three of which have their own balcony with stunning views across the Lagoon to the Heads and out to sea. All the rooms have their own decks and private entrances.

Self Catering Suite
In addition we have a large self-catering suite, consisting of a spacious lounge, which has two single beds, a leather suite and kitchen area plus separate bedroom with queen sized bed and very spacious walk in shower bathroom.

All rooms offer:
Great care has been paid to ensure your comfort, so all rooms have superior Beds, complimented with the finest linen. Each room, of course, has complimentary tea/coffee facilities, heating and cooling, TV, DVD players, wall safes, hairdryers and armchairs etc.

Needless to say, anything else you require, we will endeavor to provide.


Accommodation is on a Bed and Breakfast basis, with a full English/Continental Breakfast being served in our beautifully appointed Dining Room using the finest China, and Cutlery along with stylish details. Leading from the dinning room is the picturesque dining Courtyard which has a tranquil feel under the trees with its own water feature.

Activities in and around Knysna

Where do we start? Bird watching, Nature trails, Cycling, Monkeyland, Elephant park, Bird sanctuary, Whale watching, Paragliding, Dolphin spotting, Bungee jumping, sailing, water sports, to name just a few. For the golfing enthusiasts we have wonderful Garden Route golf courses, conveniently located, to name but four, Pezula, Simola, Fancourt and Goose Valley

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi

Accreditations (as claimed by Candlewood Lodge)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Superior

Price Range
Available on request

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.037675
Longitude: 23.062576

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 60km
Port Alfred Airport - 240km

Children policy
Children 12 years and older are welcome.

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

Listed on
February 2008 - No guest reviews.

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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  • Visa

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