ZAR 120 per night
ZAR 120 per night
Jembjo's Knysna Lodge, Knysna, South Africa

Jembjo's Knysna Lodge

Knysna, South Africa - 4 Queen Street

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Description - Hostel

For a little bit of luxury that is kind on your pocket, our boutique backpackers offers exactly that. Tucked away in the heart of the Garden Route – Here at Jembjo’s we take pride in making you feel at home. We are both experienced travellers with a wealth of knowledge in travel & tourism in Africa and as owners / operators we know how important a friendly face & a comfortable atmosphere are...

Jembjo's is cute & cosy - we invite you to relax & 'be part of the family' . Our range of accommodation options will suit every budget.

Jembjo's is perfectly located - just 2 minutes walk to the lagoon, Waterfront & town centre.

As seasoned travellers, we happily pass on our travel knowledge advice & tips. We help arrange itineraries & make bookings for further travels.

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 6
  • Year built: 1950
  • Renovated: 2012
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 120 (South African Rand)

Double Mixed Dorm Quad Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 2:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:30am

Hostel amenities

We have a range of accommodation to offer... from Dorm beds, twin/double/triple rooms & en-suite rooms. All prices include a free breakfast & tea/coffee throughout your stay with us. There is a fully-equipped self-catering kitchen for all, as well as a communal ‘bbq’ area. We have free wi-fi. We offer a laundry service. We have an activities booking desk

Airport pickup BBQ area Breakfast included Children permitted Gardens Gay friendly Laundry/valet service Linen included No curfew Parking (free) Pets not allowed Safe deposit box Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free)

Room amenities

We have a mixed dormitory room of 4 beds & 10 beds respectively The dormitory room has it's own bathroom facilities of 2 showers & 2 toilets. The beds are pine bunk beds, with full bed linen & 2 lock boxes under each bunk. The dorm has fans & heaters.

Our standard double/twin/triple & family rooms all have the use of shared bathroom facilities. All rooms have full bed linen & towels. A lockable cupboard for valuables & a fan & heater.

Our double/twin en-suite rooms have a private bathroom in each. Full bed linen, towels, fan, heater & lockable cupboard for valuables.

Backpacker facilities Non-smoking rooms Safe box in room


Knysna, without doubt is South Africa’s best kept secret. It is named in ‘the top 100 places ‘ in the world to visit. It boasts an upbeat ‘Waterfront’ full of shops, bars & restaurants with stunning views of ‘the heads’, it is the perfect place for a sundowner on the lagoon, home to the famous Knysna oysters & seahorses. Town has 3 shopping malls & an art/craft market, catering for your every need... all are merely a ‘stones-throw’ from Jembjo’s Knysna lodge.
Knysna plays host to a number of international festivals each year.

Points of interest
  • Knysna 'heads' - 6. 2km
  • Knysna Waterfront & lagoon - . 5km
  • Leisure Isle beach - 5km
  • Knysna Town - . 5km

Food and drink
Eating out
Good VFM - beer tasting & daily specials
Upmarket - fabulous seafood & steak
Cafe Mario
Authentic Italian good food & good price
Louie's Pub & Grill
Good old fashioned pub grub - great VFM

Price details

ZAR 120 - 520 per night (South African Rand)

Available discounts

10% discount if booking +5 nights. !0% discount for groups of +10 persons

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Balance of payment in cash on arrival

Location - Hostel

4 Queen Street
Western Cape (Province of the Western Cape)
South Africa  6571

Latitude: -34.0395, Longitude: 23.05017

How to get there

We are easy to find from either end of town. If coming from Cape Town/George, follow N2 to edge of town, turn right at traffic lights onto Waterfront Drive, continue past the Waterfront, turn into Queen Street on your left hand side – you will see Jembjo’s. If coming from Port elizabeth/Plettenberg Bay, follow N2 to edge of town, turn left at Waterfront Drive, continue & turn right into Queen Street – you will see Jembjo’s.

We are a 'baz-bus' stop.
We are 2 minutes walk to local bus station.
We can organise airport pick-ups

Nearest airport: George (GRJ) - 67km