aha The Rex Hotel

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
8 Gray Steet, Knysna, 6571, South Africa
4.5 out of 5 rating 137 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5

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Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at aha The Rex Hotel in Knysna, you'll be in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Pledge Nature Reserve and Knysna Quays. This 4-star hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Knysna Lagoon and 1.5 mi (2.3 km) from Garden Route National Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 30 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and designer toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and coffee/tea makers.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as bicycles to rent, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Additional features at this hotel include babysitting/childcare (surcharge) and gift shops/newsstands.


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). A complimentary English breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Pledge Nature Reserve - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Knysna Quays - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Knysna Lagoon - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Garden Route National Park - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Knysna Elephant Park - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Thesen Island - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Knysna Golf Club - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Simola Golf Course - 7 km / 4.3 mi
Bollard Bay - 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Leisure Isle - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Eastern Head View Point - 8.1 km / 5 mi
Goukamma Nature and Marine Reserve - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Buffalo Bay Beach - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Brenton Beach - 16 km / 9.9 mi
Featherbed Nature Reserve - 16.4 km / 10.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) - 34.4 km / 21.4 mi
George (GRJ) - 70.9 km / 44.1 mi

The preferred airport for aha The Rex Hotel is George (GRJ).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
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 are 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.

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

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

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, 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.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

  • Parking height restrictions apply.

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 480.00 per person (one way)
  • Early check-in fee: ZAR 450.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR 450.00 (subject to availability)

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

  • -Shopping on site
  • -Free breakfast
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Beach towels
  • -Elevator
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)