The Rex Hotel promises its guests superior service and exceptional comfort. This impeccably appointed hotel offers guests a gateway to world-class restaurants, lush forests and the shores of the peaceful Knysna Lagoon.
The Knysna Waterfront Quays is one of the region's most popular leisure and shopping destinations, and offers a variety of shops, restaurants, boat cruises and fishing. The annual Knysna Oyster Festival takes place mid-year in Knysna, and is one of the area’s annual highlights, boasting amazing food, great music and friendly people.
The Featherbed Nature Reserve, on the opposite side of the lagoon from the town, protects the blue duiker antelope, unique for its small size and under-eye scent glands, as well as being the only known meat-eating antelope!
The Rex Hotel has 56 Standard Rooms, 21 Luxury Studios and 4 2-Bedroom Apartments that reflect an urban chic ambiance and mixes contemporary and classic décor with cool colours and rich fabrics. The studios and the apartments have an open-plan lounge, dining area and kitchenette.
The O Bar & Eatery at The Rex offers excellent service, superb cuisine and exciting specialities. The outdoor terrace area is the perfect spot to bask in the sunshine and indulge in coffee or light snacks.
Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
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Breakfast is included.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how The Rex Hotel can be included in you own dream holiday.
Whales, Wine and Wildlife
The Cape Winelands
The Rex Hotel
The Garden Route
Kariega Main Lodge
Kariega Game Reserve
Destination: South Africa.
A winning holiday which, if you travel during July through to October/early November, will give you the opportunity to spot whales from the shore or from a boat-based trip out into the ocean - or even from the comfort of your bed! Add onto this wine-tasting and Big 5 wildlife game drives - and you will wonder why you haven't done this years ago!
This is a 12 night itinerary including Cape Town, The Cape Winelands, Hermanus, The Garden Route and Kariega Game Reserve.
This 14 night trip has all the ingredients of a classic South Africa adventure. Sip sundowners on evening safaris as the sun sinks over Kruger National Park, enjoy magnificent views of the Franschhoek mountains and blue lagoons, watch whales frolic in the bay, and end your trip in a hotel at Cape Town’s fabulous V&A Waterfront which offers a rich piece of history balanced with modern-day comfort.
This is a 14 night itinerary including Timbavati Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, The Garden Route, Hermanus, The Cape Winelands and Cape Town.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
The Rex Hotel Location.
Directions For Drivers
From Cape Town: Take the N2 towards Knysna. At the first set of traffic lights as you enter Knysna, turn right onto Waterfront Drive. Continue to the first set of traffic lights and turn left into Grey Street. Continue to the first stop sign and turn left again, to access the hotel parking.
From Port Elizabeth: Take the N2 to Knysna. As you enter Knysna continue to the 2nd set of traffic lights with ABSA Bank on your left. Turn left into Grey Street. Continue past 3 stop signs. At the 4th stop sign, turn right to access the hotel parking.
General Information For Guests
All studios and apartments have an en-suite bathroom, an open plan lounge with dining area and kitchenette, plus an electronic safe, hair dryer, balcony, a mini bar (stocked on request), remote controlled LCD TV with selected DSTV channels, tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning.
The Standard Rooms have an en-suite bathroom (bath only, no shower), an electronic safe, hair dryer, remote controlled LCD TV with selected DSTV channels, tea/coffee making facilities and air conditioning.
The Rose Cafe offers a range of dishes from the Greater Mediterranean which has been influenced by North Africa, the Middle East, and selected Mediterranean countries. The outdoor terrace area is a good spot to enjoy the sunshine and enjoy a coffee or a light snack.
Laundry facilities are available at an additional cost.
There is free undercover parking.
The hotel has Wi-Fi.
All major credit cards are accepted.
There is 24 hour security and a 24 hour reception service.
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