Jembjo’s prides itself on our ability to provide a cosy, chic, ‘home from home’ backpacker/lodge that is ideally situated in the heart of Knysna.  We promote a sociable, safe environment for our guests to interact and meet new people.

Jembjo’s is within  strolling distance to local amenities, such as The Waterfront, Thesen Harbour, the bustling CBD, art galleries and museums, while Leisure Isle and The famous Knysna Heads are a little further afield.

We offer a variety of accommodation to suit every pocket from Dorm beds in our 10 bed Dormitory room; Standard 1-4 sleeper private rooms and deluxe private en-suite rooms. Our beds have full bed linen with towels provided in the private rooms. Our rooms are equipped with extra blankets heaters/fans and lockable cupboards for valuables. All our guests have access to a free ‘basic’ breakfast each morning, while tea/coffee is available throughout the day. Jembjo’s has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen and braai/BBQ area.  We offer free WiFi throughout the establishment and have a premium DSTV package in our communal lounge.

Our reception staff have a wide range of knowledge about the local area and will happily arrange/book activities and direct guests to the many bars, restaurants and entertainment venues.

The owners, whose background is in African travel and tourism, can assist with extensive itineraries for ongoing travellers.

At Jembjo’s everyone is welcome.

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