Garden Route Accommodation at Bamboo, The Guesthouse Knysna

Bamboo, The Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast at No 9 Bolton Street, Hunter's Home, Knysna, 6571, Garden Route, South Africa. Show on Map

About Bamboo, The Guesthouse

Upon entering the gates of Bamboo, the Guesthouse one steps into a verdant, forested oasis that regenerates and rejuvenates the soul. Well known for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere, Bamboo offers visitors a tranquil haven just minutes from Knysna’s town centre, the Waterfront, Thesen Island, Leisure Isle and the iconic Knysna Heads. Our 15 en suite rooms, individually styled and beautifully decorated, are accessed via wooden walkways that meander through our gardens. Sumptuous breakfasts are served daily on our dining deck overlooking our very own patch of Knysna forest.


Standard Rooms (Sleeps 2, max 2 adults)
These garden cottages or courtyard rooms, are furnished with either king or twin beds, double or queen beds and each room has an en-suite bathroom with a shower. These rooms have a private deck or terrace.

Superior Rooms (Sleeps 2, max 2 adults)
These rooms are furnished with either king, twin, double or queen beds and the en-suite bathrooms have showers only. Some units have fireplaces.

Honeymoon Rooms (Sleeps 2, max 2 adults)
These romantic cottages or apartment style rooms, are furnished with either king or queen beds. All three rooms have an en-suite bathroom, two rooms have both a bath and a shower whilst the third has a shower only. All the units have a wood burning fireplace, one unit has a private swimming pool whilst another has a fully equipped kitchenette.

Family Rooms (Sleeps 5, max 2 adults)
Furnished with twin or king beds, these garden rooms also have bunk or separate single beds for three children under the age of 12. Each unit has an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. Two rooms have wood burning fireplaces.

Family Suite (Sleeps 5, max 2 adults)
Located at the pool side, the Family Suite consists of two inter leading en-suite rooms. The main bedroom is furnished with a double bed as well as a double sleeper couch and the second bedroom has twin beds. The unit can sleep up to three children under the age of 12. The unit is equipped with a kitchenette and a fireplace.


• Swimming pool
• Honesty bar
• Babysitting service by arrangement
• Secure off street parking
• Curio shop
• Wifi
• Electronic entrance gates
• Dinner by arrangement
I• nformation on excursions and activities
• Restaurant bookings
• Picnic baskets for forest walks


As your hosts we are always available to share our local knowledge of the Garden Route with its multitude of activities for the holidaymaker, and to arrange bookings for excursions and restaurants. For the more adventurous and active guest we co-ordinate and provide eco-adventure outings and activities including forest cycling, individualised lagoon and ocean sunset cruises, guided walks, abseiling, kayaking, scuba diving, snorkelling, Bungy jumping and many more. Three fabulous golf courses (Knysna, Pezula and Simola) are just a short drive from Bamboo.

Other Garden Route attractions you have access to are:
• The Cango Caves and Ostrich Farms
• Outeniqua hiking trails
• Monkey Land
• Birds of Eden
• Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
• Brenton on Sea
• Buffalo Bay
• Plettenberg Bay
• Nature's Valley
• Knysna Elephant Park
• Tsitsikamma Forest

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

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


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by Bamboo, The Guesthouse)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly RecommendedHand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.06125
Longitude: 23.082038888222222

Closest airport(s)
George Airport - 60km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome under adult supervision.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00 to 17h00
Check-out by 10h30

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
January 2003 - 24 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We were travelling as a party of four and on our arrival at Bamboo we were immediately made to feel very welcome. It was like a little haven, and...

Caroline Nethery, Northern Ireland Travellers' Rating


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