Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
No. 1 Old Cape Road, Knysna, 6570, South Africa
4.5 out of 5 rating 526 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

Located in Knysna, Simola Hotel, Country Club & Spa is within a 15-minute drive of Knysna Lagoon and Knysna Elephant Park. This 5-star hotel is 6.2 mi (10 km) from Thesen Island and 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from Eastern Head View Point.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 80 guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and plasma televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Kitchenettes are outfitted with refrigerators and microwaves. Satellite programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected.


Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and an indoor pool. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).


Stop by the hotel's restaurant, Orchid Room Restaurant, for dinner. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Relax with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Cape Floral Region Protected Areas - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Simola Golf Course - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Garden Route National Park - 2.3 km / 1.5 mi
Knysna Lagoon - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Knysna Elephant Park - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Knysna Quays - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Pledge Nature Reserve - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Thesen Island - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Bollard Bay - 13.6 km / 8.5 mi
Eastern Head View Point - 13.7 km / 8.5 mi
Leisure Isle - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Knysna Golf Club - 14.1 km / 8.8 mi
Buffalo Bay Beach - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
Featherbed Nature Reserve - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi
Brenton Beach - 20 km / 12.4 mi

The nearest major airport is Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 40.2 km / 25 mi

Check-in time starts at 4pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 170 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Wedding services
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Poolside bar
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Spa tub
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -24-hour business center
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Full-service spa
  • -Turkish bath/Hammam
  • -Pool sun loungers
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Golf course on site
  • -Restaurant
  • -Sauna
  • -Steam room
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Elevator
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Indoor pool
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking