Janets of Knysna Guest House Accommodation, Garden Route

Janet's of Knysna Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 37 Sun Valley Drive, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Janet's of Knysna Guest House

Janet's of Knysna is a family run guest house in the heart of Knysna highly recommended by the AA. The house has four spacious B&B rooms and a two bedroomed self catering flat. It is located in the quiet suburb of Costa Sarda 3km from the famous Waterfront and central shopping area as well as 5km from the golf courses. There is a restuarant 500m from the house at the well known River Club called Boogies.We are also situated 200m from the lagoon along which a paved pathway leads to the Waterfront (12mins walk) or to a local pub.

Your hosts are Janet and George Watson; both in their younger days were involved in water skiing and today have taken up the sport of lawn bowls. George is a qualified Western Cape tour guide and will be able to give advice regarding your visit to the area. Children of all ages are welcome as Janet and George are grandparents and love kids including the two friendly dogs and tortoises.

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

The B&B rooms are carpeted with a double bed or twin beds if specified, en suite bathroom (shower only), remote TV, fridge, ceiling fan, wall heater, digital safe and a tea / coffee making facility. The room has a winged back chair as well as dressing table and chair. Two of the B&B rooms have double doors which can be opened onto the garden. There is a lounge with TV / DVD of which double doors lead onto the garden with a large lawn and verandah.


Our breakfasts are the best in Knysna prepared and cooked by George, continental or full English breakfast is available from 07h30 till 09h00. Speak nicely to Janet and she will convince George to accommodate you should you require breakfast at a different time.

Self Catering Flat

The self catering flat consists of two bedrooms; one with a double bed, the other twin beds one of which can convert to a bunk bed. All linen and towels with exception of swimming towels are provided. Two bedrooms are carpeted and the full bathroom has a shower above the bath. The fully equipped kitchen with 4 plate stove and microwave is open plan, bar stools are provided around the counter top. Open plan lounge with settee chairs and TV for your comfort, and in the corner a plastic table and chairs are located should you wish to place outside when having a barbeque.

There are two patios, one with a portable Weber type barbeque, and the other just for relaxing. A few steps lead to the private entrance to the flat from the car park. Guests are requested not to smoke in the B&B rooms but smoking is permitted in the guest lounge and on the outside verandah.


• Safe off street parking and a swimming pool will add to the comfort of your stay.
• Internet and fax facilities are available.

Activities in close proximity are

• Golf
• Lawn Bowls
• Forest Walks
• Elephant Park
• Cycling & mountain biking
• Swimming
• Fishing
• Abseiling
• Boat trips / yacht cruises

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

Accreditations (as claimed by Janet's of Knysna Guest House)

AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

Tonight From
per unit, per night

Contact: Janet or George Watson

Tel: +27 (0)44 382-3401 / 2
Fax: +27 (0)44 382-3401
Mobile: +27 (0)83 251-4339 or +27 (0)83 411-4166

Physical Address:
Janet's of Knysna Guest House, 37 Sun Valley Drive, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.038838
Longitude: 23.060408

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 500km
George Airport - 60km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 300km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.
A cot can be provided on request.

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com
October 2008 - 7 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We had an excellent stay here. The room was clean and comfortable. George prepared great breakfast for us in the mornings and Janet was most helpful in...

Kogandree Chetty, Durban

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  • American Express

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