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The Graywood Hotel
Corner of Gray & Trotter Streets (Knysna) 6570

The Graywood Hotel
Just 200 metres from central Knysna's waterfront, this hotel combines traditional wooden architecture with modern facilities. It features landscaped gardens, an outdoor pool with wooden sundeck, and free private parking. Rooms at The Graywood Hotel offer garden views and are decorated with white linens and rustic wooden furniture. They are all air conditioned and include cable TV channels and a bathroom with bath. Buffet breakfast is served in the Blue Goose Restaurant, or on the wooden sundeck overlooking the courtyard garden. Drinks can be enjoyed at the bar, featuring a vintage railway theme. The hotel Graywood is a 5-minute walk to the ferries and a 25-minute drive from Plettenberg Bay. The natural surroundings provide plenty of outdoor activities.
Score from 101 reviews
Excellent 8.0/10
Rooms: 49   calendar  (Search)
Address: Corner of Gray & Trotter Streets, Knysna 6570  map (Map)

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What people say

We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the rooms, it was much bigger than expected. The staff was very effecient and friendly. The hotel it self is beautiful and will surely be part of "places to photograph on holiday" very unique. The breaksfast served was plentiful and well prepared. This is surely a hotel we will visit again and again. Facilities/rooms were always clean. Staff very friendly.
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The Graywood Hotel Room information

Room Type Max from
Standard Twin Room
[Room Information]
ZAR 550.00
These rooms are decorated in a steam-train theme with many original rail road memorabilia and historic photographs. Each room is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning and tea/coffee making facilities.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, TV, Toilet, Telephone, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Seating Area, Safety Deposit Box, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Cable TV, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath, Air Conditioning

Standard Double Room
[Room Information]
ZAR 550.00
Featuring a colourful décor, this air-conditioned room open onto a garden view. It comes with cable TV, seating area and a tea/coffee maker. The private bathroom has toiletries and a hairdryer.

Room Facilities:
Work Desk, Toilet, Telephone, Tea/Coffee Maker, Shower, Seating Area, Safety Deposit Box, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Hairdryer, Cable TV, Bathroom Amenities, Bathroom, Bath, Air Conditioning

Amenities at The Graywood Hotel

Shuttle Service (surcharge), Shuttle Service, Secured parking, Airport Shuttle (surcharge), Airport Shuttle
Internet Services
Pools and wellness
Swimming pool, Salt-water pool, Pool towels, Outdoor Swimming Pool (all year), Outdoor Swimming Pool, Fence around pool, Beach umbrellas, Beach chairs / loungers
Non-Smoking Rooms, Heating, Family Rooms, Designated Smoking Area, Airconditioning
Private parking, Parking on-site, Parking , Free Parking, Different parking types
Front-desk/reception area services
Safety Deposit Box, Luggage Storage, 24-Hour Front Desk
Food & Drink
Packed Lunches, Breakfast details, Bar
Common areas
Terrace, Sun Terrace, Outdoor furniture, Garden, Communal lounge/TV room
Cleaning services
Laundry, Ironing Service, Dry Cleaning, Daily maid service
Business facilities
Golf Course (within 3 km)

Food & Drink

Full breakfast is served in the Blue Goose Restaurant or on the wooden sundeck overlooking the lush courtyard garden. Before dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the fully licensed bar with its vintage railway theme before sampling the fare at one of Knysna's many excellent restaurants.

Hotel information details

To ensure a comfortable stay, the hotel also offers the use of a licensed bar, swimming pool and wooden sundeck, surrounded by a beautifully manicured courtyard garden.

Important information to guests

Please note that the rooms have a sofa bed that can accommodate 2 small children under the age of 6 or 1 older child under the age of 12.

Information about the area

The Graywood Hotel is very centrally located and ideally situated for sightseeing. • 5 minutes walk from Knysna Waterfront (300 m) • 5 minutes walk from Ferries (300 m) • 6 minutes walk from Knysna Station for Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe Steam Train (330m) • 5 minutes walk from the City Centre (300 m) • 45 minutes drive from George Airport • 25 minutes drive from Plettenberg Bay

Room information details

The Graywood Hotel's 49 tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms invite you to unwind in comfort, style and tranquility. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, electronic safes, remote control TV's (DSTV), direct dial telephones, hairdryers and tea & coffee making facilities. Our rooms are decorated in a bright and uncluttered contemporary style, with crisp bed linen and fresh, clean en-suite bathrooms. Choose from twin or double rooms, triple rooms with an extra day bed or family rooms with an extra sleeper couch. The option is yours.

Travelling information

Travel information from George into Knysna: -Turn right at the third traffic light, into Waterfront Drive. -At the next traffic light, turn left into Gray Street. -Continue up Gray Street. -The hotel is located on the right-hand-side, on the corner of Gray and Trotter Street. From Plettenberg Bay into Knysna: -Turn left at the third traffic light, into Waterfront Drive. -At the second traffic light, turn right into Gray Street. -Continue up Gray Street. -The hotel is located on the right-hand-side on the corner of Gray and Trotter Street.

The Graywood Hotel Policies

14:00 -
- 10:00
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, MasterCard
Cancellation Policy
If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy
All children are welcome.
One child under 3 years stays free of charge in a baby cot.
Up to two children from 4 to 12 years are charged ZAR 240 per night per person for extra beds.
Maximum capacity of babycots in a room is 1.
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2.
Deposit Policy
50 percent of the total amount will be charged on the day of booking and is refundable.
VAT and city/tourist taxes
14 % VAT is included.
Service charge is not applicable.
City/tourist tax is not applicable.
Wired internet is available in the business centre and charges are applicable.
Meal Plan
Full English breakfast is included in the room rate.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Pets are not allowed.