Knysna is a haven of beaches, forests, lakes and sea, and aha The Rex Hotel is one of this coastal town’s most sophisticated accommodation offerings. A warm welcome and timeless elegance ensures guests enjoy a special experience during their stay at aha The Rex Hotel, as we promise superior service and exceptional comfort time and again.

Located on the world-famous Garden Route, aha The Rex Hotel is a celebration of urban style, making it one of the most exhilarating getaway destinations in its class. Expect an eclectic mix of modern and classic comforts that capture the essence of 4-star luxury. The O Bar & Eatery serves Buffet Breakfast daily in a contemporary setting with cuisine that is beautifully presented and prepared using only the freshest ingredients that Knysna has to offer. aha The Rex Hotel offers travellers a gateway to Knysna’s outstanding restaurants, blossoming forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and the shores of the serene lagoon.

aha The Rex Hotel has 55 rooms (30 x Standard Double Rooms and 25 x Standard Twin Rooms) that reflect an urban chic ambiance and mixes contemporary and classic decor with cool colours and rich fabrics.  Every modern comfort is available with the small touches that are aimed at making your stay as relaxing as  possible.


  • Hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Air-conditioning
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • TV


With its casual yet sophisticated décor and ambience, The O Bar & Eatery offers excellent service, superb cuisine with mouth-watering Breakfast options. The outdoor terrace area is a perfect spot to bask in the sunshine and indulge in coffee or light snacks. Guests can look forward to interact with our chef’s by ordering their selection of eggs from our live cooking station, while your order is freshly prepared there is a variety of hot breakfast dishes and continental options for you to select from. Grab one of our Breakfast Shots to kick off your day in a natural and healthy way – you may be getting a higher amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants than you otherwise would.

With The O Bar & Eatery’s décor being contemporary yet rustic, reflecting vintage elements that are uniquely incorporated using leather and raw brick walls in creating a laid back and inviting ambience, makes for the perfect start to your day as you experience all that Knysna has to offer.

Breakfast times – 7am – 10am Monday – Friday and  7am – 11am Saturday and Sunday and Public Holidays.

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