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1 room, 2 adults

The Lofts Boutique Hotel

4-star4 stars
The Boatshed, Long Street, Thesen Islands, Knysna, Western Cape, 6570, South Africa

4-star hotel with full-service spa, connected to a shopping center, near Knysna Lagoon
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Stay was amazing. Actually extended for an extra night. The staff were courteous,…Nov 13, 2020
  • The ambience & feel of this hotel felt very comforting & pleasing. The staff is very…Mar 10, 2020

The Lofts Boutique Hotel

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$83
  • Luxury Loft
  • Luxury Cabin
  • Exclusive Room

What’s around The Lofts Boutique Hotel


  • On the waterfront
  • Knysna Lagoon - 1 min walk
  • Knysna Elephant Park - 32 min walk
  • Knysna Golf Club - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Eastern Head View Point - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • Simola Golf Course - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Buffalo Bay Beach - 9.3 mi / 14.9 km
  • Brenton Beach - 10.1 mi / 16.2 km

Getting around

  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 33 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking on site (limited)

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Xhosa

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Le Spa Tranquille has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open select days.


The Lofts Atrium - This bar is located on the beach.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

The Lofts Boutique Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Lofts Boutique
  • The Lofts Boutique Hotel Knysna
  • The Lofts Boutique Hotel Hotel Knysna
  • Lofts Boutique Hotel
  • Lofts Boutique Hotel Knysna
  • Lofts Boutique Knysna
  • Lofts Hotel Knysna
  • The Lofts Boutique Hotel Hotel


Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 150 for adults and ZAR 150 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 600 per person (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Lofts Boutique Hotel

  • Does The Lofts Boutique Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Lofts Boutique Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Rib & Rump (9-min walk), Freshline Fisheries (9-min walk), and 34 South (10-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 600 per person one-way.
  • What is there to do near The Lofts Boutique Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Knysna Lagoon (1-min walk) and Knysna Elephant Park (1.6 mi), along with Knysna Golf Club (3.4 mi) and Eastern Head View Point (4.9 mi).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 30 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Perfect in every way. Lovely lagoon location on Thesens Island, welcoming staff, personal attention, beautifully appointed and decorated, and gorgeous breakfast.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
the room was fabulously clean and extremely comfortable thank you
eva, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Luxurious Lofts
The Lofts is excellent- very friendly and helpful staff (Carla at reception in particular), the room is extremely spacious and comfortable, a large patio with chaise longue and a large walk-in shower. Breakfast was superb quality. All in all a great place to stay.
Richard, za1 night trip
Very good 8.0
I really appreciate all the help and support offered by the Lofts staff and especially Mazne, the receptionist.
us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The Lofts
Very nice hotel. Good location in quiet area.
Alan, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel
Wonderful hotel in a great location. Service superb.
Phil, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful place and fantastic vibe
Its was amazing place to stay in, middle of lagoon. Good food and atmosphere.
maher, us5 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice in Knysna
Great location. Easy and efficient helpful check in. The room was lovely with fantastic 'public' lounges and a great breakfast. The whole team who are there deserve mention as nothing was too much trouble. They were available whenever you needed help or not. Great attention to detail to make your stay a great experience. They even got our car washed within an hour of arrival as we had been ion some really long dusty gravel roads. A wonderful location overlooking the lagoon. Rooms are well appointed and everyone has time for you. Its the best hotel we have stayed at in Knysna
barry, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The position is amazing The room was spotless and very comfortable The breakfast voucher was very generous for Il de Pain but the in- house breakfast at the Loft was exceptional and if we return we will probably opt to have breakfast there every day And finally the staff are friendly !
Luigi, za2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
We loved everything except the shops closed at lunchtime on Saturday until Monday
gb1 night trip

The Lofts Boutique Hotel