Belvidere Manor Hotel is situated in the exclusive suburb of Belvidere, overlooking Knysna's tranquil lagoon. Built in 1849, Belvidere House has been delightfully restored, and presides over 10 hectares of landscaped gardens and 27 cottages, each offering spacious accommodation for guests. With options of one, two or three double bedrooms, a spacious living room, and fully equipped kitchen, each cottage allows guests independence but with full hotel service. Enjoy a farmhouse breakfast on the terrace each morning, before exploring the beautiful lagoon. Dine at Caroline's or The Bell Tavern where hearty pub meals and other freshly prepared local dishes are served, together with craft Mitchells beer on tap and a wide selection of wines, beers and spirits.
In Room Facilities:
Satellite TV, dvd player, fireplace, ceiling fans, a fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, stove & microwave, direct dial telephone, free wifi access, guest toiletries, gowns, hairdryer, mosquito repellent.
Knysna, on the Cape coast's Garden Route is a scenic gem surrounding a wide lagoon with natural forests and mountains beyond. Pristine beaches, nature trails and water sports are all on offer, as well as a wide variety of shops, restaurants and galleries. Easily accessible, it is 60 mins from George Airport, 5 hours drive from Cape Town and 3 hours from Port Elizabeth.
Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, use of 2x tennis courts, a boule court, undercover parking, library, dvd library, guest internet station, local tourist information, wedding venue, conference/meeting room, lagoon boat trips. A range of holistic therapies are available - by appointment only. Preferred rates at Pezula golf-course.
Belvidere Holy Trinity Church, built by the founder of Belvidere.
Featherbed Nature Reserve
The Knysna Elephant Park
Knysna Fine Art Gallery - an ever-changing exhibition of some of South Africa's finest artists.
Ocean Odyssey - sailing cruises on the lagoon