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Madison Manor


Madison Manor Boutique Hotel and Conference Centre is an exclusive, owner-run establishment, uniquely situated at the top of ‘town-hill’ with a 180 degree view of the town of Knysna, the lagoon and the famous Knysna Heads.


Name: Madison Manor Boutique Hotel and Conference Centre

A 5-minute brisk walk will get you to the town centre where you will find the Knysna Mall as well as all major banks. Strolling further down Grey Street, quaint shops and coffee stops will keep you company until you reach the bustling Knysna Quays Waterfront where a range of activities will add to your Garden Route experience.

Madison Manor Boutique Hotel and Conference Centre boasts 17 individually decorated suites offering luxury and comfort to all tastes. An aura of grandeur and old world charm are displayed in the antique pieces of furniture made of the famous Yellow-wood, Stinkwood and Blackwood trees indigenous to the Knysna forests. Although you are taken back in time in your surroundings, every room is equipped with 21st century amenities.

The restaurant and fully licenced pub, displaying items from yester-year, overlooks the pool with panoramic views of the town, lagoon and famous Knysna Heads. For those reluctant to leave the exclusive environment of the hotel, the swimming pool and tanning deck will be the spot to while-away the warm summer and mild winter days, contemplating the magnificent views.

Whether an intimate wedding, business conference, well deserved holiday or golf trip of a life-time, Madison Manor is the perfect choice.


More about Madison Manor

Knysna, Western Cape

With 17 individually decorated rooms, guests will be able to select the perfect suite for their needs. Swathed in history and splashed with flair and colour, each room has unique antique furniture depicting the Knysna (and South African) wood history. Carefully selected Persian carpets add to the avant-garde luxury and modern amenities, plush comforts, high-tech facilities and exceptional service complete the experience.

Each suites include -

Full En-suite bathrooms with bath, separate shower, basin and toilet
Bathroom amenities
Digital Satellite Television channels
Flat screen televisions
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Electronic safes
Tea and coffee trays
Mini fridges
Individual air conditioning
Complimentary bottle of mineral water
Hair dryer

In keeping with government legislation, all rooms and public areas are non-smoking, but smoking is permitted in the designated areas in the garden and at the pool. Guests can select from the following room types

3 x Lagoon View Doubles
2 x Manor Classic Doubles
2 x Manor Classic Twins
3 x Manor Deluxe Doubles
1 x Manor Deluxe Twin
3 x Manor Superior Doubles
2 x Manor Luxury Doubles
1 x Manor Luxury Twin


The formal lounge provides the perfect spot to disappear with a book, sharing adventures with other guests or soak up the sun on the deck and enjoy the spectacular view away from the ‘madding crowds’.

Our fully-fledged restaurant and licenced pub is available to in-house guests. A full English and continental breakfast is included in the rates.

Conference Centre
The Madison Manor Conference Centre covers an area of 46 sqm (excluding technical/bar area) with a stage of 12.5 sqm. The Centre is fully equipped with the latest technology including a sound system, projector, built-in screen and Wi-Fi. The centre has its own kitchen and toilet facilities for exclusive use of the delegates. The centre can host the following groups:
Cinema style : 60
Board Room style : 24
U-shape : 20
School room : 30
Banquet (tables of 8) : 40

Wedding / function venue:
The magnificent setting of Madison Manor offers the perfect venue for intimate weddings and functions. The unrivalled view and specially designed Koi-pond will keep guests enthralled whilst the restaurant, expansive lawn and deck areas will be perfect for weddings or functions for up to 60 guests.

Map of Area:

Madison Manor, Knysna



Stayed 3 nights in this lovely antique filled in. We had a room overlooking the shore and town. Nan, the manager was perfect. Always available and responsive to your every need.beautiful pool area(although too cold to swim). Breakfast was tasty and good. The staff was very accommodating. Just a perfect place to explore the garden route.

“amazing gem of a place”

the room we were given had balconies on both sides and had an amazing view of the sea. the bar/pool area also has beautiful views. cant find enough words to praise the place-it has been done up with so much attention to detail- the place is a treasure trove of restored/functioning antiques and has an old world charm combined with modern conveniences. we stayed here for 2 nights but wish it were longer.. there was a resident dog-very friendly and playful-made us feel even more at home!

Madison Manor Boutique Hotel and Conference Venue

Prices per room per night

Please contact us for the latest rates and tariffs.