Elegance & Comfort

Located on the world-famous Garden Route

Welcome to

The Rex Hotel


aha The Rex Hotel is a sophisticated hotel located in the coastal town of Knysna known for its natural beauty of beaches, forests, lakes, and sea. It promises a warm welcome, timeless elegance and exceptional comfort with superior service to guests, ensuring a special experience during their stay.

aha The Rex Hotel is located on the world-famous Garden Route and is a celebration of urban style, offering a unique mix of modern and classic comforts that embody 4-star luxury. It is considered one of the most exciting getaway destinations in its class.

The Saltwater Bistro at aha The Rex Hotel serves a daily buffet breakfast in a contemporary setting, made with the freshest ingredients from Knysna. The hotel provides a gateway for travellers to experience Knysna’s top restaurants, thriving forests, nature reserves, arts and crafts, and peaceful lagoon shores.

Uncapped Wi-Fi

High-speed internet, perfect for the business traveller

24hr Reception

Our reception is available to guests day or night

Always On

Our lights and wifi stay on during load shedding

Luxurious Accommodation

Luxurious Accommodation

aha The Rex Hotel has 30 standard double rooms & 26 standard twin rooms, designed with an urban chic style, blending contemporary and classic decor with cool colors and luxurious fabrics.

View Accommodation

Saltwater Bistro

Saltwater Bistro

The Saltwater Bistro at aha The Rex Hotel has a casual yet sophisticated decor and ambience, offering excellent service and delicious cuisine with various breakfast options, including hot dishes and continental options. The outdoor terrace is a great place to enjoy the sun with a coffee or light snacks.

The bistro has a contemporary yet rustic feel, with vintage elements such as leather and raw brick walls, creating a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. This is the perfect place to start your day as you explore all that Knysna has to offer.

Contact Us

Check live availability and book directly with us online

Book Now

Our Rooms

Standard Double Room

Each of the 30 Standard Double Rooms has a Double Bed and an en-suite bathroom.

read more
Standard Twin Room

Each of the 26 Standard Twin Rooms has a Twin Bed and an en-suite bathroom.

read more