Kanonkop House 5 Star Luxury Guest House in Knysna Garden Route

Kanonkop House

Bed & Breakfast at 6 Cuthbert Street, Kanonkop, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Kanonkop House

This 5 Star Luxury Knysna Guest House, in an indigenous forest, has uninterrupted views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. Golf at the exclusive Fancourt Country Club and at Sparrebosch Clifftop Estate is offered to guests at special rates.

Indulgent comfort and gracious hospitality await you at this elegant Guest House

Kanonkop House is a luxurious Guest House situated in Knysna, a beautiful town built around a large saltwater lagoon on the Garden Route. Kanonkop House is about 5 minutes from Knysna Town Centre and the Waterfront. The Conyers family run this exquisite five star guest house which has five bedrooms, each individually appointed by award-winning South African Designers - the Paradise room is rated the "best room in Knysna" in the latest Frommer's South Africa Travel Guide.


Each suite is tastefully furnished, focusing on natural light and texture.

Paradise Suite:
The Paradise Suite is a luxurious double room with ensuite bathroom. Unsurpassed views of the Knysna Heads and Lagoon are seen from both the balcony and the bathroom. Underfloor heating, large wooden paddle fan, and oversized bath and shower are additional features of this special suite.

Sivuyile and No Matata Suites:
The Sivuyile and No Matata Suites are large and luxurious and open out onto a wooden sundeck. These queen-size double rooms overlook the pool, garden and Knysna Lagoon in the distance. They have the same décor and en-suite bathroom as the Paradise Suite. The bedrooms have a seating/reading area with 2-seater couch, armchair and coffee table with magazines and books. These rooms have their own tea/ coffee stations. These rooms also have their own Satellite TV’s.

Sunbird Suite:
The stunning new Sunbird Room is a king sized bedded room which also can be converted to two single beds. This luxurious room leads out to a very large balcony with uninterrupted views of the lagoon. It also features a comfortable reading area and a bathroom with a full bath and separate shower, satellite TV, electronic safe and the same extras as Sivuyile and No Matata.

Forest Room:
The new (2008) Forest Room leads out onto a big private wooden deck where guests enjoy a view of the indigenous forest with sparkling sights of the lagoon captured between the trees. This is a very special room with an Italian bathroom, beautiful antique furniture and a quartz pebble floor with underfloor heating. It also features a lovely lounge area with satellite TV. It has a king size bed which can be converted to two single beds if preferred.


Kanonkop House is the ideal destination for golf travellers, golf tours, golfing holidays and even new golfers interested in playing the many breathtakingly spectacular golf courses nearby. Golf at the exclusive Simola Country club and Pezula Clifftop estate is offered to guests at special rates.


Enjoy water sports, fresh water & deep sea fishing, bird viewing and seasonal whale watching. Walking and cycling trails through indigenous forest and extreme sports such as bungy jumping and abseiling are at your doorstep.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen 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
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Underfloor heating

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Concierge
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.035256
Longitude: 23.020008

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 60km
Plettenberg Bay Airport - 30km

Children policy
Children 10 years and older are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-out times may be arranged, please enqurie.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
October 2002 - 1 Review

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