• Hide Away Guest House, Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa

    A room with a view

  • Guest House, Knysna, South Africa

    Relax and unwind.

  • Garden Route Accommodation

    Comfortable, elegant spaces.

  • Gardenroute Guest House Accommodation

    Views of The Heads and lagoon.

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  • Hide-Away Guest House in Knysna Garden Route South Africa

    Hide Away Guest House - A special place.


Welcome to Hide Away Guest House

We were extremely fortunate that our beautiful home escaped the horrendous fire experienced in the town on June 7th 2017. We did not come away completely unscathed as a number of our lovely indigenous trees were destroyed to the extent that they had to be cut down and the conifers in our parking area were almost completely burnt - so we are not as "hidden away" as previously. It will take time for the new plants and trees to grow.

Whether you are a leisure, business or bleisure traveller, on arrival you will be surprised by either a hot or cold towel service and offered what we are sure will be a welcome cup of tea, coffee, glass of wine or a cold beer. Sit and relax for a few minutes and get to know your hosts, Cecil & Colleen. You will be introduced to all that Knysna and the surrounding areas have to offer. If you are needing any reservations to be made for either activities or restaurants, these will be dealt with quickly and efficiently. Then it's off to your room to unpack and relax.

For the business traveller - and all other visitors to Hide Away - our complimentary high speed and uncapped fibre WiFi offering is available in all areas. The contents of the mini-bar in each room are refilled on a daily basis, as are the complimentary tea/coffee tray offerings. Use of the gym is available for all guests and is well equipped for most workouts.

The Bed and Breakfast (B&B) is located approx. 1.5 kms from the centre of town and the Knysna waterfront. An approximate 20 minute walk to the waterfront before dinner is a great way to stretch your legs after a long journey. There is an excellent taxi service in town so if you don't fancy the walk back after a leisurely dinner, the restaurants are more than happy to arrange transport for you.

With numerous restaurants and coffee shops in the area - see our Restaurant Page, you will be spoilt for choice and this after enjoying an excellent breakfast every morning prepared by Cecil. Guests are asked to fill in their breakfast requests the night before to ensure their freshly prepared meal will be ready for them in the morning! You will note that our menu caters for most dietary requirements.

We regret no children under 12 and no pets are permitted. We are a LGBT friendly establishment.

Welcome to your home-away-from-home whilst travelling along the well-known Garden Route! We hope that you plan to stay with us at least 3 nights in order to make the best of everything.

Accommodation at Hide Away Guesthouse - Garden Route

Our Rooms

All rooms are en-suite and have DStv (Hospitality Bouquet), complimentary warm beverage tray, fully stocked mini-bar, hairdryer, air conditioning, fan, heater, electric blanket (in winter), mini safe, bathrobes & complimentary WiFi.

Going Green at Hide Away Guest House

Going Green

The town of Knysna is moving towards becoming the first nature-inspired town where we consciously draw on nature's database of proven strategies, systems and processes to solve the various issues facing us.

Introduction to Knysna

About Knysna

The enchanting town of Knysna nestles on the shores of an estuary fed by rivers originating in the Outeniqua Mountains. It is surrounded by lush indigenous forests and is cooled by a sea breeze from the Indian Ocean.