Protea Hotel Knysna Quays is situated on one of the best hotel sites in Southern Africa and enjoys a stunning outlook over the Knysna Lagoon.

Located on the banks of the famous Knysna Lagoon and facing the sea through the Knysna Heads, this exciting hotel development is an integral part of the vibrant Knysna Quays Waterfront, with its vast selection of restaurants, bars and speciality boutiques.


It is a popular 4 star hotel whose facilities include a swimming pool with a uniquely designed wooden sun deck, individual moorings and jetties at your doorstep.

Located next to the bustling Knysna Quays Waterfront, the luxurious Protea Hotels Knysna Quays introduces the discerning visitor to a world of uncluttered elegance and comfort on the shores of the exquisite Knysna Lagoon.

All rooms are decorated in light nautical hues and feature deluxe en-suite bathroom with separate shower, satellite TV and air-conditioning. Most rooms offer magnificent views of the lagoon and yacht basin.

Start your day on a high note with a sumptuous breakfast in the superb Breakfast Restaurant before setting off for a round of golf at either of the stunning Pezula or Simola Golf Resorts.

On your off day browse through the next door boutiques and curio shops or discover the flea markets in Knysna's main street. The pool deck with its sweeping views of the lagoon, is a great place to enjoy a refreshing cocktail sundowner.

Dining & Entertainment
There are some terrific restaurants within walking distance, like the Dry Dock Food Company or 34 Degrees South restaurants, for a memorable lunch or dinner. Whatever your dining style, don't forget to sample the delicious oysters for which Knysna is famous.

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Courses Nearby

  • Goose Valley Golf Course
  • Plettenberg Bay Golf Course
  • Knysna Golf Course
  • Pezula Golf Course
  • Simola Golf Course

Sights and Activities

  • Blackwater tubing
  • Abseiling
  • Eco-cruises
  • Bungi jumping
  • Dolphin and Whale Watching cruises
  • Monkeyland
  • Elephant Back Rides
  • Knysna Choo Tjoe Steam Train
  • Boat Cruises
  • Knysna Heads
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve
  • Flea Market


  • 24 hour reception
  • Parking
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry & Valet service