The Rex Hotel

8 Grey Street, Knysna Central, Centralz, 6571
from/per night R960.00

About The Rex Hotel

The Rex Hotel is situated in the popular tourist town of Knysna. Whilst catering to the needs and desires of travellers from all over the world, Knysna maintains its coastal village charm and boasts stunning views of the lagoon and ocean from almost every angle. Knysna is also located on the world-famous Garden Route, one of the most stunning courses in the country. The Garden Route winds its way along the coast from Storms River in the Eastern Cape to Mossel Bay in the Western Cape. However, it is generally considered to refer to the road that stretches right from Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) to Cape Town.

The Rex Hotel promises chic style and efficient service in an atmosphere of elegant, 4-star hospitality. Being situated on the glorious Garden Route, this hotel is ideally situated to allow visitors to explore a plethora of historical, cultural and natural hotspots.


The Rex Hotel boasts 30 beautifully outfitted, air-conditioned apartments. These enjoy home comforts such as a kitchenette, tea- and coffee-making facilities, TV with satellite, hairdryers and DVD players. In addition, there is wireless Internet connectivity, a mini bar, and an electronic safe in each suite.

The Rex Hotel prides itself in its ample facilities that contribute towards the comfort and convenience of esteemed guests. A gym, several retail outlets, free parking on the premises, faxing services and photocopying services are included in the facilities, as is 24-hour security.


DISH restaurant is a Bistro-style eatery situated within the Rex Hotel. Dishes are prepared using fresh local ingredients for a fantastic taste sensation. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at DISH for the added convenience of hotel guests.


Knysna Elephant Park

The Knysna Elephant Park is home to seven African Elephants. It is a small reserve, making the animals easy to spot and observe in their natural environment.

Outeniqua Transport Museum

The steam trains that passed through the Outeniqua Mountains formed an integral part of this area's history and heritage. This museum reveals some of their intricacies as well as those of classic motor vehicles.

Featherbed Nature Reserve

Featherbed is a private nature reserve that is home to the tiny Blue Duiker antelope as well as several stunning hiking- and walking trails.

Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe

An old steam train trip is the ideal way to take in the gorgeous scenery around the Rex Hotel. This transports visitors into yesteryear and reveals much about the history and natural beauty of the Outeniqua Mountains and Knysna.


The Rex Hotel is situated in Knysna, along the Garden Route. It is only 65km from the George Airport and approximately 3.5 hours' drive from Port Elizabeth Airport.

Room Types


  • 30 Standard
R960From/Per night


Luxury Studio Apartment

  • Luxury Studio Apartment
R1280From/Per night


Luxury Two Bedroom Apartment

  • Luxury Two Bedroom Apartment
R3460From/Per night