Where to Stay

The 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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Simola Golf & Country Estate


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 Chalets

Knysna Chalets is found close to the village of Knysna, which is a great place for shopping and dining with a brewery, top-class restaurants and lots of waterfront attractions.
Close by, the Knysna lagoon is a pristine haven for fishing, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, paddling or a relaxing sightseeing cruise. The Knysna Heads is one of the most famous features along the entire Southern African coastline and the Knysna oysters are famous all over the world.
The resort has a games room, children’s playground, and swimming pool and each chalet features a private braai area
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Knysna Hollow

Knysna Hollow re-opened in October 2018 as a brand-new contemporary country retreat offering stylish accommodation, authentic dining in our casual restaurant, Social Eatery and warm, personal service.
The 44 contemporary Garden Suites are situated in our lush gardens and offer all modern amenities in a spacious and serene atmosphere. These modern, air-conditioned rooms each feature satellite television, Nespresso® coffee stations, laptop safes, mini-bar fridges, L’Occitane guest amenities, king-size beds and private patios overlooking the gardens with two sparkling swimming pools.
The modern Cape Country Manor House is the focal point of the Estate and houses all our public areas – restaurant, bar, reception, sun deck and internet library. Our casual restaurant, Social Eatery, serves authentic, local food throughout the day and Social Bar is the ideal spot to enjoy an ice-cold Craft Beer on tap or a bespoke Gin & Tonic. Our wine list offers a range of unique South African wines from independent Estates and our small wine cellar provides the option of choosing a premium, aged wine to enjoy on that special occasion.
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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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Roseroc Boutique Guest House

This elegant home offers warm hospitality and breathtaking views of the Knysna lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads. Six tastefully and uniquely decorated en-suite rooms, each with its own balcony, are spacious and well equipped. Five have lovely lagoon views while the Garden room is surrounded by trees and shrubs. Relax at the secluded saltwater pool or wander through the lush garden where you might spot the elusive Knysna Loerie. Browse through books on the Garden Route in the guest lounge or enjoy sweeping views and sun downers on the main patio. All of 5 minutes drive to Simola after enjoying a freshly cooked excellent breakfast .
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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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