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The Alexander

5 stars
Knysna, South Africa
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R1 859

rate per night

321 reviews
Official website
Wed 29/5
Thu 30/5
Room type
Nightly total
Luxury Room
R1 859
Deluxe room
R2 656

About The Alexander

  • Guesthouse Room / Entire Guesthouse
    The comforts of home away from home
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free
The luxurious, 5-star Alexander Guest House offers individually designed rooms and suites. A spacious sun terrace offers guests a place to relax beside the outdoor pool. The rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, minibar, satellite TV and a surround-sound system. Each features a private deck and some feature a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The suites offer sea views. A fresh breakfast is provided daily, and there is a braai area for traditional barbecues while watching the sunset. The Knysna Waterfront restaurants are only a 10-minute drive away. Located on the Garden Route, there are many activities for guests to enjoy nearby such as fishing and scuba diving in the lagoon. Knysna Golf Course is less than 5 km away.

Latest deals for The Alexander

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The Alexander

  • Adults only
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV


  • Mobile hotspot device
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Executive lounge access
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Pool view
  • Fireplace
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Fruits
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Rooftop pool

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Disabled access
  • Adults only
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Room service
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • CD player
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock
  • DVD player


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Trouser press
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Cleaning products
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Laptop
  • Desk


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Pool cover

Reviews of The Alexander

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30 Glenview Road, 6571 Knysna, Western Cape

What's nearby

  • Knysna Heads0.4 km
  • Pezula Championship Golf Course2.6 km
  • Hunter's Home2.7 km
  • Knysna Golf Club2.9 km
  • Featherbed Nature Reserve3.4 km
  • Fisherman's Path Sparrebosch Trail3.7 km
  • Knysna Quays4.8 km
  • Featherbed Boat Cruises5.2 km
  • Lindsay Castle5.5 km
  • Noetzie Beach5.6 km
  • Knysna Elephant Park6.1 km
  • Knysna-Amatole Montane Forests6.6 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The Alexander

Low season


High season


Average price (weeknight)

R2 777

Average price (weekend night)

R2 006
Cheapest month to stay with an average 16% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 16% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The Alexander

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Top tips for your stay at The Alexander

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The Alexander, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in May and November.
  • The cheapest price a room at The Alexander was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R2 006, while the most expensive was R2 006.
  • How long should you stay at The Alexander? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at The Alexander

  • Where is The Alexander located?

    The Alexander is located at 30 Glenview Road, 5,3 km from the centre of Knysna. Knysna Heads is the closest landmark to The Alexander.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The Alexander?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Alexander.

  • Does The Alexander offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The Alexander offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does The Alexander offer free parking?

    Yes, The Alexander offers free parking.

  • How far is The Alexander from the airport?

    The Alexander is 24,2 km from Plettenberg Bay. The Alexander is 63,8 km from George.

  • Does The Alexander have a pool?

    Yes, The Alexander has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The Alexander hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The Alexander in Knysna and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The Alexander and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The Alexander.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

5,3 km

Nearest airport

Plettenberg Bay

Distance to airport

24,2 km