Hotel The Russel

Graham and Unity StreetKnysna6570South Africa
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About Hotel The Russel

Offering easy access to the beautiful natural attractions of the Garden Route, Hotel The Russel is a comfortable hotel with special extras such as marble bathrooms.

Each room at the hotel enjoys free Wi-Fi, and guests can expect a TV as well. Free toiletries are provided in the bathrooms, and all accommodation is air conditioned.

The hotel offers a daily maid service, as well as a multilingual staff. All guests are entitled to free on-site parking at this property.

A full South African breakfast, packed with local ingredients, is served each morning, and there is an option for an English breakfast as well. Nearby eateries abound and include Persello Pizzeria and Bloo Bistro, each of which are less than 300 metres from Hotel The Russel.

Knysna's Old Gaol is just 300 metres from this hotel, as is the Woodmill Lane Shopping Centre. The Knysna River is a kilometre south of the property.


Graham and Unity Street, Knysna, 6570, South Africa
Telephone: +27(44)3821052 | Fax: +27(44)3821083 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Positive Reviews

Excellent breakfasts

Travellers have plenty of good things to say about the breakfasts at this hotel. They say the variety of items on offer allows people with all sorts of preferences and diets to fill up on nourishing food. Many compliment the chefs for preparing flavourful dishes with local ingredients.

Clean, comfortable rooms

Guests say the rooms at this hotel are kept in excellent condition by the housekeeping team. The beds, floors, and bathrooms are all spick and span. What's more, the furniture and amenities in the rooms are frequently complimented in guest reviews.

Friendly and professional staff

Visitors can't get enough of the staff at this hotel. They feel truly welcome as soon as they arrive on the property, and say the service only improves from there. Special requests are met with professionalism and grace, and the hospitality team is eager to ensure the full satisfaction of their guests.

Negative Reviews

Rooms could be better insulated against noise

Guests think the rooms at this hotel do not have proper sound insulation. They report being able to hear both traffic sounds and noises from neighbouring guests. This can be an issue if a noisier group of travellers chooses to stay at the hotel.

Rating Overview

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7.7 out of 10 based on 71 reviews