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Jembjo’s Knysna Lodge & Backpackers Guesthouse

4 Queen Street, Lower Central, Knysna, South Africa

94% Overall Rating 17 out of 17 customers would recommend this property based on 17 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 91%

Location 96%

Safety 98%

Staff 95%

Value 96%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • WiFi

Important Information

Please note:
You may be required to pay an additional 50% deposit depending on your booking. We will contact you via e-mail should this be necessary. Full additional deposit is returned for cancellations more than 24hrs in advance. This 50% deposit is required in order to secure your online booking.

Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice
Check in time = 14.00pm until strictly 21.00pm (later check-ins will incur ZAR100 fee per person)
Check out time = 10.30am
Our reception is open between the hours of 7am & 9pm
Complimentary 'basic' self-serve breakfast available
Payment upon arrival by cash only
Tax is included in our room rates
Jembjo's warmly welcomes everyone.
Any breakages or wilful damage to our property, will result in a charge for replacement or repairs.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept any pets, but you are more than welcome to temporarily adopt our pooch during your stay!

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Knysna?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


By car -We are easy to find from either end of town. If coming from George, follow N2 to edge of town, turn right at traffic lights onto Waterfront Drive, continue past the Waterfront, turn into Queen Street on your left hand side – you will see Jembjo’s. If coming from Plettenberg Bay, follow N2 to edge of town, turn left at Waterfront Drive, continue & turn right into Queen Street – you will see Jembjo’s
If you are arriving by bus - we will collect you.

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