About Inyathi

Welcome to INYATHI GUEST LODGE, SELF CATERING in Knysna, the Heart of the Garden Route

A few days visiting Knysna, staying at Inyathi and your idea of a holiday will never be the same.

With comfortable, self contained apartments and chalets, dotted around a thriving garden. Inyathi Guest Lodge gives the feeling of a sleepy African village, despite being right in the heart of bustling Knysna Town! Perfectly positioned to holiday and explore, with a short walk to all the shops, bars, restaurants and the Waterfront.

Inyathi Self Catering offer fully equipped Self-Catering Apartments in our highly convenient location of 38 Trotter Street. Extremely central, but down a quiet side street away from the hustle and bustle, just two streets (450m) from the Waterfront, Featherbed’s and metres from Gray Street, Woodmill Lane and all the supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants around.

Our great premises is also only a five minute walk to the Lagoon, Thesen Island shops and restaurants, Mitchell’s Brewery and the Knysna High School Fields.

Our Self-Catering Apartments follow the uniquely Inyathi, African theme with bright materials, wooden masks & statues, pictures, reed baskets and bowls, beads and wall hangings in every room. All the apartments are non-smoking but each have a private walled in garden/courtyard with individual braai and outside seating & dining area. FREE unlimited WIFI is also available. See Chalet Descriptions & Photos…

There are 2 x One Bedroom Apartments (each with a double bed), 2 x Two Bedroom Chalets (each with one bedroom with double bed and a second bedroom with two single beds) and our newly renovated Three Bedroom Historical Townhouse, (with two double beds and 2 single bunk beds) all ideal for families or friends travelling together. We also have a smaller Studio Apartment for our budget conscious or single travellers.

The new and improved Inyathi Guest Lodge – Self-Catering, is child and pet friendly, and all apartments are situated at ground level so easily accessible for the elderly or people with mobility difficulties etc.

Your Hosts – Helen and Riaan have travelled and worked all over Africa and love to share their stories and adventures. Their ambition at Inyathi is to provide great, personal customer service and affordable comfortable accommodation, within a relaxed and peaceful setting. Their local knowledge of Knysna and the entire Garden Route is second to none, and right from the start can offer you help and advice with all your plans and activities, along with some great discounts on most tourist attractions. Read More…

From the moment you enter Inyathi, you will be met with enthusiastic & helpful staff, beautiful clean surroundings, a relaxed atmosphere and unique, fun, vibrant decor.

Inyathi is the ideal spot for a family holiday; a guys’ golfing getaway; a girls’ shopping spoil; a couples romantic treat or honeymoon; an all expenses paid business trip or the highlight of a leisurely scenic drive along the Garden Route.

Check out our Discover Knysna page to find ideas on how to spend your time whilst you’re with us. You can also email us for more ideas and make Enquiries and Bookings online.

We recommend you stop by, even if just for a chat, and cup of locally roasted coffee and a taste of African life in Knysna.