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Parkes Manor Guest House

Parkes Manor in Knysna is a luxury 4 star hotel set in tranquil surroundings overlooking the Knysna lagoon and the world famous Knysna Heads at the heart of the Garden Route.

Peacefully situated on a leafy estate of large trees and park like garden, the discerning traveller will discover this once magnificent home, now restored to its full glory as Parkes Manor, a stylish country house.

Parkes Manor is truly one of the most luxurious guest lodges in Knysna at the heart of the Garden Route and are proud to recommend our clients to stay at one of Knysna's best small luxury hotels - Parkes Manor!

Parkes Manor Guest house Accommodation

At Parkes Manor Guest House there are 8 spacious bedrooms all tastefully and stylishly decorated with a warm ambience echoing country hospitality. Each room is individually decorated with a unique character and colour scheme. All en-suite bathrooms contain separate bath and shower facilities.

Each room extends onto a veranda where guests may relax and enjoy the open air. Attention to detail is unsurpassed and the scent of fresh flowers welcomes each guest.

There are three room types to choose from:

  • The Premier Room (1)
  • Lagoon Facing Rooms (3)
  • Garden Facing Rooms(4)

Room Facilities

  • Mini bar facilities
  • Under floor heating systems
  • Satellite television
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock radio
  • Hair dryers
  • Ceiling fans
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Bathrobes
  • En-suite shower & bath
  • Elegance & charm
  • Wingback chairs


Glenshiel at Parkes Restaurant

Mediterranean dishes fused with a typical South African influence. The sheer passion of the Parkes Manor executive chef is portrayed in every dish served. The presentation is unique and intriguing, impressing each and every patron. Absorb the ambience whilst savouring the magnificent world of flavours, enjoying superb views across the pristine lagoon. Fresh oysters are available daily.

Parkes Health & Beauty Centre

Offers the most up-to date facilities and treatments in the health, beauty and wellness fields. Be pampered and enjoy the serenity.

Polo Bar

Enjoy a glass of fine South African wine on the Polo Bar terrace or in the Polo Bar itself before savouring fine cuisine. This is the ideal place to meet with friends, other in-house guests or staff who can inform you about Knysna, its surroundings and attractions.

Elegant Lounge

Relax and enjoy an interesting book or stimulating conversation in elegant surrounds.

Tea Garden

A fairytale experience in our beautiful garden. A selection of cakes is available daily.

Beautiful Gardens

Fairytale gardens which transport one to another world of being.

Swimming Pool

Guests may relax alongside the pool enjoying all the splendours of the wonderful garden route climate.

Parkes at the Quays

Experience unique waterfront living for the whole family at the world renowned Knysna Quays. Discover luxurious accommodation, stylish surroundings and unsurpassed ambience in a full security development in the heart of the Garden Route.

This self-containing 3 en-suite (separate shower and bath) bedroom apartment is fully serviced and equipped for your convenience. Enjoy a typical South African barbeque on an open veranda under a starlit sky or a cosy dinner at the fireplace.

Ideally situated with easy access to dining establishments, adventure and eco experiences such as sailing, fishing, water sport and nature trails. Within walking distance from varied shopping fare.

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