Cape Country Routes (CCR) South Africa is a leading group of owner operated and managed accommodation and activity establishments – more than 20 privately owned hotels, lodges and guest houses – located on the scenic and historic routes in the Western and Eastern Cape. All carefully selected for their character, charm and romance, they offer the best accommodation and activity options to suit every taste and budget.
The latest addition to the Cape Country Routes’ collection of properties, the luxurious Lofts Boutique Hotel set in the heart of the beautiful Knysna Lagoon on Thesen Island offers tranquillity and a brand of homely hospitality that is unique. The 4-star graded hotel has 18 rooms in total, comprising of Exclusive Lagoon Suites with magnificent views, comfortable Luxury Loft Rooms with large north-facing balconies, and self-catering two-bedroom / two-bathroom Luxury Units that are ideal for families. All are equipped with modern amenities. The hotel facilities include a splash pool, a spa, a sundeck, bicycle and kayak rental and an intimate speciality coffee, snack and drinks bar.
There is no dinner restaurant, but a buzzing café-style restaurant – open until 7pm – serves breakfast, lunch and early dinner; there are many reputable restaurants within easy walking distance. Lagoon Suite and Loft Room guests receive a breakfast voucher with a choice of four restaurants. Also, right on the doorstep is boutique shopping – jewellery, clothing, interior furniture decor and health shop. Activities, a few minutes walk from the hotel, include GoNow bicycles, stand-up paddling, kayaking and boat-based activities – whale watching, sailing, sunset cruises and fishing. Other nearby attractions include the Knysna Elephant Park, the Knysna Forest for running, hiking and biking, 10 swimming beaches within a 42 kms radius, and three world class golf courses. A stone’s throw from the water’s edge, The Lofts Boutique Hotel provides the perfect setting for guests to unwind and enjoy some of the most iconic views of Knysna.