Belvidere Manor

Knysna, South Africa

Belvidere Manor

This property is a wonderful, recently renovated Georgian-style manor dating back to the early 19th century. Located in Belvidere, in the beautiful Knysna district of the Garden Route.

Belvidere Manor is a wonderful Georgian-style manor house that dates back to the early 19th century, and which has undergone extensive renovations to become a luxury boutique hotel. Located in Belvidere, in the Knysna district of the Garden Route, Belvidere Manor acts as a perfect springboard from which to explore the many attractions Knysna has to offer, such as the Knysna Heads and Knysna Forest.


Belvidere Manor provides 34 private cottages (either single or double storey), all with a view of the Knysna lagoon or the manor gardens. Each cottage has a wide verandah, an airy living room with comfortable sofas, fireplace, ceiling fans, satellite television and DVD player, a fully equipped kitchen, and one, two or three en-suite double bedrooms. They are fully serviced.


Dine indoors in the dining room or outside on the veranda when weather permits. There's an emphasis on local specialties, including the oysters that Knysna is famous for.

In addition to the main restaurant, the Bell Tavern is a small, intimate pub housed on the site of the original Belvidere farmhouse. Pub meals are served outside in the summer, and inside during the winter with a wood-burning stove in place to keep you cosy!


- Swimming pool
- Restaurant
- Traditional pub
- Gazebo


Available locally (mostly at an additional cost):
- A wide variety of water sports: Canoeing, sea kayaking, diving, snorkelling, sea fishing
- Local excursions include Coney Glen, Leisure Isle, Noetzie Castle, Featherbed Nature Reserve, and Bollard and Buffalo Bays.
- Many local golf courses
- Horse riding
- Explore the Knysna forest & lagoon cruises to the Knysna heads
- Adrenalin activities: Abseiling, paragliding, rap jumping, quad biking, diving, paintball
- Children’s activities: Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe, Elephant park, Monkeyland, Tea Garden

Child Policy

The minimum age at Belvidere Manor is 10.