Hunter's Country House

Ideally situated between the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape, Hunter's Country House is the perfect place from which to explore the beauty of the iconic Garden Route, or just to spend time relaxing at the peaceful lodge. Hunter's Country House is a family owned and managed property, so the passion to create wonderful experiences for guests remains at the heart of the property.

Each of the luxurious cottage suites, individually designed and decorated with their own distinctive atmosphere, have private patios and gardens, while certain suites have their own plunge pools. From romantically thatched suites ideal for honeymooners, to the large two bedroom Family Pool Suite with a stone patio and sundeck with a private pool overlooking the magnificent estate gardens, Hunter's Country House accommodates all. 

The dining experience at Hunter's Country House is magnificent, with beautiful seating areas to enjoy the country chic style fare on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Conservatory at Hunter's offers guests a delightful bistro style dining option, whilst Zinzi, Sage at Hunter's and the Tsala Dining Room showcase a la carté dining. 

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Luxury
Location Type
Away from it all
Tsitsikamma Forest Garden Route

Hotel highlights

  • Impeccable service with warm hospitality
  • Luxurious rooms, all individually designed and decorated. with private patios and gardens
  • Beautiful seating areas to enjoy the country chic style fare on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • An intimate “Chapel in the Forest” is the perfect setting for renewing vows or small weddings

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 27 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities

Accommodation Type

  • Authentic
  • Boutique
  • H&J Recommended

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Hunter's Country House

  • Away from it all
  • approx. 1 hour 30 mins from George Airport
  • Situated in the heart of the Garden Route
  • Ideally situated between the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape
  • Close to a wide variety of leisure activities; Whale Watching, Birds of Eden, Monkey Land, Golf
  • Surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodland
Hunter's Country House

Facilities

Swimming Pool

When you’re not out exploring the wonderful Garden Route, soak up the sun, read, and enjoy a glass of wine beside the enticing pool.

Boma Area

Enjoy a relaxing pre-dinner drink in the tented Boma as you reminisce on the days activities.

a whale swimming in a body of water with a mountain in the background

Activities

Choose to embark on a boat trip and witness beautiful sea creates including whales, dolphins and seals. Birds of Eden is the Garden Route’s very own world class free flight bird sanctuary. Alternatively, visit Monkey Land where guests have the rare opportunity to walk amongst these fascinating creatures. If you are seeking adrenaline activities, take to the hiking trails, ride the off-road cycle tracks or take the jump at Bloukrans Bungy Jump, the World’s Highest Commercial Bungy Jump at an incredible 216m.

Hunter's Country House

Room Types

Terrace Room

An intimate, thatched bedroom with king/twin beds, half bathroom en-suite with french doors leading onto outdoor patio seating area. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Orchard Suite

Privately appointed in close proximity to the main pool complex, the Orchard Suites are decorated with interiors that meld past and present using contemporary textural fabrics in a calming palette offset by antique polished pieces. Each suite has an en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Garden Suite

These thatched suites are privately appointed with an en-suite bathroom, separate bath, shower, fireplace and french doors opening onto a stone patio leading into the lush estate gardens.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Family Suite

The thatched family suites, comprising of two large bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom, provide for luxury accommodation. Each room has french doors opening onto a stone patio leading into the lush estate gardens.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Pool Suite

The thatched Pool Suites have a separate lounge and dining area with large spacious bedrooms leading onto a separate dressing area and large en-suite bathroom with his and her basins, bath and outdoor shower. The french doors open onto a stone patio and sundeck with a private pool overlooking the gardens.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Family Pool Suite

The thatched luxurious Family Pool Suite is approximately 125 square metres in size and comprises of two bedrooms each with en-suite bathroom. The master bedroom offers a magnificent king size four poster bed and intimate seating area. The second bedroom offers king/twin beds and an en-suite half bathroom with shower. The french doors open onto a stone patio and sundeck with a private pool overlooking the magnificent estate gardens.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Hunter's Country House

Food & Drink

Sage at Hunter's

Enjoy refined elegant style dining at Sage. Please note: children 10 years and older welcome.

The Conservatory at Hunter's

Ideal for a lighter bistro style option for the entire family.

Zinzi Restaurant

The award winning Zinzi Restaurant is just a stroll from both Hunters and Tsala and is perfect for a casual lunch or dinner a la carte style.

Tsala Dining Room

The exquisite glass-walled dining room at Tsala offers al la carte for lunch or dinner. Please note: children 10 years and older welcome.

Hunter's Country House

Family Friendly Facilities

Family playing chess

Children at Hunter's Country House

Hunter's Country House is the perfect family getaway. It is a fun, secure place for children of all ages to play and have a holiday where even the youngest of guests are pampered. For younger guests (up to 6 yrs old) Cubs Corner is a designated area with a small paddling pool, climbing frames, sand pit and the Cubhouse, where they can watch videos, paint, draw and play games. Baby sitting facilities this can be pre-arranged prior to arrival.

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