Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays

Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa, 6571  show map
 4 stars
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Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

ZAR 30 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays is located in a beach area of Knysna in close proximity to Knysna Lagoon, Linsay Castle by Noetzie Beach and Knysna Heads. The hotel opened its doors in 1999 and was remodeled in 2016.

Overlooking the Indian Ocean and Knysna Forest the property boasts perfect location in Waterfront of Knysna. This charming venue is 3 km away from the center of Knysna.

Enclosed by the castle and museums, the hotel offers a beautiful view over the ocean.

Protea Hotel Knysna Quays lies within 30 minutes’ drive to Plettenberg Bay airport.

Year renovated:   2016.  Number of rooms:   123.

Rooms

All 123 modern guestrooms feature climate control, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers, TV with satellite channels and a private safe. Guests can also use an electric kettle and a fridge available in each room.

Dining options

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning.

The Knysna Waterfront offers lots of restaurants to choose from for lunch and dinner.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • No alcohol served on-site
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Guest Parking

  • Private parking is possible on site at ZAR 30 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center
  • Spa lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Pool view
  • Lagoon view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays Knysna location
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Hotel Address:

Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa, 6571

Get directions
City Center
  • Knysna
    1.4 mi
Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
    16.6 mi
  • George (GRJ)
    38.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Cafe Mario
    100 ft
  • 34 South (cuisine: Mediterranean, African)
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2016
  • Number of rooms:
    123

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Rooms and availability

Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays photos Room
Standard Guest Room
City view
  • Room size:

    205 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Double beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|Standard, Guest room, 2 Twin/Single Bed(s), Town view, Breakfast For Two

Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays photos Exterior Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
Lagoon Room
Lagoon view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Lagoon + Breakfast Flex

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Local attractions

  • Brenton on Sea2.2 mi
    C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve3.0 mi
    58 CJ Langenhoven Street, Knysna
  • Goukamma Nature Reserve6.5 mi
    Buffalo Bay Road, Knysna
  • Knysna Heads2.8 mi
    Coney Glen Road, Knysna
  • Outeniqua Transport Museum5.3 mi
    George, Knysna

Near the hotel

  • Pledge Nature Reserve3000 ft
    10 Bond Street, Knysna

    Restaurants nearby

    • Cafe Mario100 ft

      Address: The Waterfront

      72% likes this, based on 247 reviews

    • The Oyster Catcher200 ft

      Address: Knysna Quays
      Phone: 044 382 9995

      76% likes this, based on 60 reviews

    • The Tin House Cafe400 ft

      Address: 3 Gray Street

      73% likes this, based on 46 reviews

    • 34 South400 ft

      Address: Waterfront, Knysna Quays
      Phone: (27) 44 382 7331

      65% likes this, based on 566 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, African
      Price Range: USD 8 - USD 16

    • Ocean Basket400 ft

      Address: Shop21
      Phone: 044 382 4862

      56% likes this, based on 78 reviews
      Price Range: USD 6 - USD 48

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2016
    • Number of rooms:
      123

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    Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 33 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Value
    8.0
    Rooms
    8.7
    Service
    8.0
    Location
    9.7

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      Friendliness of staff.

      This was an unusually noisy hotel. Bus tour guests moving around hotel from 6.30 A.m making noise with no respect for those trying to sleep. Had to complain to reception and request them to ask their guests to keep their voices down. Corridors are not carpeted so trolleys collecting luggage early in the morning made very loud noise making sleep impossible. Internet in room extremely slow and internet voucher system not working in the manner stated- ran out much earlier than 2 hours requiring regular return to reception to collect a new voucher. Complimentary car shuttle to nearby restaurants took too long to collect us going to and coming back. Smell of urine in bathroom. Having traveled to 56 countries this was one of the most disappointing value for money hotels I have stayed in.

    • Couple
      10.0

      Great location close to restaurants and shops in a beautiful setting.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      A very pleasant hotel with good service in a nice location.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Excellent Location for shops and tourist attractions generally in the Knysna, Garden Route area.

      20.00hrs curfew in the pool was not enforced and was quite noisy late into the evening.

    • Single
      9.2

      The luxury of the bedding in the rooms - high quality

      The fact that you have to pay to use the hotels parking

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      Location was good. Room nice and spacious and good view.

      Breakfast service was not good.

    • Couple
      8.2

      The hotel is very central and close to a lot of good restraunts and activities on the waterfront

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      Very friendly and helpful staff Beautiful view from our lagoon facing bedroom Excellent breakfasts

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Excellent location overlooking the marina to the rear although the front elevation only overlooks a road and the town. Car parking charged at r25 per day but is 24/7 secure and convenient. Rooms a little on the small side but ok for a seaside resort. Staff very friendly and efficient. Breakfast good with wide choice. Good choice of eateries within walking distance on the harbour side and into the town. A light, airy design to the building with a good, very warm but smallish pool with sunloungers. Very relaxing place to stay.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      We liked the location we had a lovely room overlooking the marina.

      We would have liked to have been able to have light meals available.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Protea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays Knysna location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Waterfront Drive, Knysna, South Africa, 6571

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Knysna
      1.4 mi
    Airports
    • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
      16.6 mi
    • George (GRJ)
      38.2 mi
    Restaurants
    • Cafe Mario
      100 ft
    • 34 South (cuisine: Mediterranean, African)
      400 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2016
    • Number of rooms:
      123

    Hotel Awards

    South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedKnysnaProtea Hotel By Marriott Knysna Quays

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in South Africa

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