Garden Route Accommodation at Bamboo, The Guesthouse Knysna
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  • Guests44
  • Rooms/Units15

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Bamboo, The Guesthouse is a highly recommended Knysna Bed & Breakfast providing accommodation in 15 guest rooms for tourists visiting the Garden Route region.

About Bamboo, The Guesthouse

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.

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.

Knysna Accommodation

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

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • 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)

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
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Xhosa

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Standard Room

The Garden or courtyard rooms all have double beds, en-suite bathroom (shower) and private deck or courtyard.

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Superior Room

King, twin or double bedded garden or treetops en-suite (shower) rooms - extra bed for 1 child on request only.

Qty: 5
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Honeymoon Room

Romantic cottage or apartment style rooms - two feature both bath and shower, one has a private swimming pool and all have wood burning fireplaces.

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Family Room

Larger king or twin bedded garden rooms with bunk/single beds for 3 children. Shared bathroom (shower only).

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed

Superior Family Suite

Two en-suite inter leading rooms at the poolside. Equipped kitchenette and fire place. Can sleep up to 3 children

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed

Standard Family Suite

Larger king or twin bedded garden room, sleeper with two single beds . Shared bathroom (shower only). Self Catering

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

25 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

The setting was lovely, receptionists and "Granny" delightful. We especially loved the incredibly delicious homemade pizzas custom made for us by Laomi (made and served with love).

May 2018

Ruth Goldeen (Charlottesville, VA)

Verified reviewexcellent

A fantastic, friendly & unique place to stay. The hosts were really helpful and friendly and the rooms & gardens were gorgeous. It all felt very luxurious! Would definitely recommend a stay.

April 2018

Natasha (London, UK)

Need to Know

Response timeBamboo, The Guesthouse typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome under adult supervision.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 60km

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

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, Mastercard, American Express, Visa, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2003

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