Where to Stay

The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb would not happen without the support of local businesses such as our accommodation partners listed below. We encourage you to support them as they support us – some of them will even give you a special rate for the Hillclimb weekend.

Simola Hotel, Country Club and Spa

Welcome to Simola Hotel, Country Club and Spa – the premier golfing and leisure destination on the Garden Route. Set above the beautiful town of Knysna, the hotel boasts awe inspiring views across the Knysna estuary, over emerald hills and the Knysna River, all the way to the famous Heads in the distance.
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Blackwaters River Lodge

Blackwaters River Lodge is a magical hidden treasure, tucked away in a beautiful valley on the banks of the Goukamma River. Set on several hectares of pristine gardens surrounded by indigenous forest that offers peace, quiet and relaxation. We are conveniently situated just off the N2, between Knysna and Sedgefield opposite the Buffalo Bay turn off. Only 10 minutes from Knysna and 15 minutes from the friendly Buffalo Bay bathing beach.
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Brenton Beach House

Brenton Beach House, If you are seeking relaxed yet refined bed and breakfast accommodation in Knysna, Brenton Beach House can offer just that. A magnificent 4 star guest house in Knysna with a Cape Cod style accommodation overlooking the Indian Ocean with its long sandy beaches just 5 minutes’ walk away.
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Belvidere Manor

Belvidere Manor is situated in an exclusive historic estate overlooking Knysna’s lagoon. Dating from 1834 this 4* property offers spacious accommodation in 27 colonial-style cottages, each with an airy living room with comfortable sofas, fireplace, TV and dvd player and wireless internet, a kitchen and options of one, two or three en-suite double bedrooms. Soak up the sun on the breakfast terrace before exploring Knysna’s scenic beaches & forest, or relax poolside.
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Brenton Haven Beachfront Resort

Join us for a magical seaside stay with lush comfort and exquisite cuisine. Brenton Haven Beachfront Resort offers elegant Self-catering accommodation as Beach Homes or Luxury Suites with sea views. “Fall asleep with the sound of the waves crashing gently onto the beach, wake-up and step onto your private deck and enjoy the fresh air and ocean views.” Enjoy a spectacular beach directly below the resort with dramatic rolling dunes and clifftop walks.
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Explore Knysna

www.exploreknysna.com should be your first stop when looking for accommodation in the Knysna Area and more particularly for the Simola Hillclimb. In addition, we offer visitors to the site a host of activities and restaurants to choose from, thus making it easier for you to plan your next trip to Knysna.
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Guadeloupe Self Catering Apartments

Centrally located, a mere 2.5 km from the town centre, Guadeloupe Self Catering Apartments are situated on a hilltop overlooking the famed Knysna Lagoon. Guadeloupe’s ideal location gives the visitor the feeling of being in the countryside, with wonderful views onto the Knysna Lagoon. The loft-style apartments comprise in total 6 spacious fully equipped self-catering units accommodating from 2 to 6 guests in absolute comfort. A meticulously kept permaculture garden surrounds the property adding to the tranquil ambience of this beautiful establishment. Each apartment has been individually styled and fully equipped with all you could possibly need to make your vacation in Knysna a memorable one.
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Hide-Away Guest House

Hide-Away Guest House, a Bed and Breakfast, located on the main road into Knysna and approx. 5 kms from the start of the Simola Hillclimb. We offer 7 well-appointed ensuite rooms all fitted with flat screen TV with DSTV, mini bar, complimentary tea/coffee tray, electric blankets, air conditioning, heater, hairdryer and lovely fleecy gowns. Off street parking, complimentary high speed internet, small gym and swimming pool make Hide-Away your home-away-from-home. Offering one of the best views in Knysna of the well-known Heads and Lagoon we are within easy walking distance of the centre of town or the Waterfront and Thesen Island.
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Knysna Herons Guest House

Knysna Herons is a 3-Star Guest House located a stone throw away from the Lagoon and all the amenities Knysna has to offer.  Enjoy some of the best hospitality at affordable prices in Knysna. Relax in the tranquil setting by the pool, surrounded by a tropical garden with palms, where we welcome you with open arms and every guest leaves as a friend.
All rooms are equipped with private entrances and patio/balcony which overlooks the surrounding garden. Each self-catering unit has an en-suite bathroom, living room and a fully equipped kitchenette. Secure off street parking on the property. Onsite Tours & Shuttles.
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Panorama Lodge, Knysna

Panorama Lodge

Panorama Lodge is situated on a hilltop between Knysna Town and the Heads and enjoys superb views of the Lagoon, Heads and in the distance the Outeniqua Mountains. We are in a very quiet area, but only a view minutes away from the busy Knysna Town. You can relax on our decks and in the evenings you can enjoy a sundowner and watch the beautiful sunsets over the Lagoon. Our en-suite rooms are well equipped with flat screen TV, DSTV, complimentary tea/coffee facilities, electric blankets, hot water bottles, heater, hairdryer. Secure off street parking and free WIFI.
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Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna)

Situated on the banks of the Knysna Lagoon, Premier Resort The Moorings (Knysna) is the perfect location offering guests a multitude of ways to experience the Garden Route, and is a mere 3km from the town’s centre.
Luxury double story Villas line the banks of the Knysna Lagoon, offering private Lagoon access as well as docking facilities for those favouring the unusual. Spacious and elegant rooms are a firm favourite for travellers featuring modern amenities one would expect from a luxury resort in a comfortable, contemporary setting.
Relax and unwind, enjoy a champagne moment by the lagoon or on the jetty whilst soaking in the unforgettable Knysna sunsets.

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Protea Hotel by Marriott @ Knysna Quays

One of the best hotel sites in South Africa, the Protea Hotel by Marriott @ Knysna Quays enjoys a spectacular outlook of the renowned coastal town of Knysna. The hotel is set on the Knysna Quays Waterfront with the lagoon at your doorstep.
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Rexford Manor

Situated in the quiet suburb of Rexford, Knysna, on the world renown Garden Route, Rexford Manor is a beautifully appointed guesthouse, with spectacular, high-level views of the historical town of Knysna and the picturesque lagoon.
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The Views Knysna

The Views

Beautiful modern two bedroom duplex self catering apartments with all the comforts you need. Set within walking distance to Knysna’s Town and still able to capture views of Knysna’s lagoon and the Knysna heads. Simply put, “The Views is your home, away from home”.
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Waterfront Lodge

Set on the edge of the tranquil Knysna Lagoon, Gavin and Marion invite you to experience the freedom and tranquillity of their waterfront home. To escape from the every day hustle and bustle with the spectacular scenery and home from home feeling and four star hospitality, you’ll find it difficult in every way to ever think of it ending.
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N2RS Westhill

Westhill Guest House

Westhill, is a 1920’s Cape Dutch style heritage property that has undergone a complete renovation and offers luxury accommodation overlooking the Knysna Estuary and The Heads. Westhill is in walking distance to shops, restaurants and The Waterfront and c.4.3km from the Hillclimb start line.
Our rooms are furnished with a king size bed (extra length) and en-suite bathroom with his and hers basin, bath and shower, dressing gowns & slippers, complimentary ‘bath essentials’. Rooms have air-conditioning, a fan, coffee station, dressing table, desk, International sockets, USB charging facility, Wi-Fi, reading light, Flat Screen TV with DSTV. General facilities: a pool, entertainment area, secure storage to keep golf clubs /larger equipment and on-site parking with CCTV.
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