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One on Bollard

1 Bollard Road Leisure Isle, Knysna 6571 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/11/09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/11/09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 162 B&Bs / Inns in Knysna
Travellers' Choice
One on Bollard is a small exclusive guesthouse only 10 steps from the beautiful Bollard beach. All guests are welcomed by the host. Each suite has being individually decorated with items from the Garden Route. The suites,all have private gardens,outdoor showers,garden furniture & loungers.Beach Towels,umbrellas & beach chairs are provided for each suite. The hosts are available at all times to assist guests with restaurant bookings & providing knowledge of the area. The shared guests areas are large & homely . Most importantly, the guest house is very relaxed & every guest is made to feel welcome. A wide variety of breakfasts are prepared & unless requested the same type of breakfast is not repeated for at least 10 days. We have a special sympathy for guests who suffer from food allergies & prepare meals that meet these guests requirements. All our breads,jams,butters,sauces & bakes are made in house from available organic produce.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Golf course
Horseback riding
Tennis court
Water sport equipment rentals
Aerobics offsite
Bicycle tours
Bowling offsite
Canoeing offsite
Squash offsite
Tennis court offsite
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Executive lounge access
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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lorrainedtoit wrote a review 14 Jul
Fraserburg, South Africa1 contribution
Diane let us feel welcome from beginning till we left. We had a lovely walk around Leisure Island. So safe and quiet. Diane went out of her way to organize and prepare a delicious dinner which we enjoyed in the beautiful living area, all by ourselves. The breakfast was the most delicious we have had in years! Anyone who wants to be spoilt and feel special, stay at One on Bollard!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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tygger12 wrote a review Jun 2021
Pretoria, South Africa3 contributions
Stylish, cosy B&B nestled amongst the most beautiful trees on Leisure Island, Knysna. Walking distance to the beach and close to many attractions of the area i.e Lagoon boat trips, Forest Guided Hikes and Scootour Adventures, Wine Tasting to mention but a few. On arrival we were welcomed by Owners "Rob & Diane". All Dean and I can say is "WOW" !!!!!! We were taken to the "Mojo Room" with private entrance and garden. Rooms are immaculate and tastefully decorated. Guests can make use of the honesty bar and lounge area with fireplace leading out to a large deck with pool. Then when you slip off your shoes and retire for the night there is nothing better than nestling between the most softest sheets and bed "oh my goodness" so comfortable - one never wants to leave the room. But then you definitely do not want to miss the scrumptious breakfast. Diane,s cup of coffee is a must and she offers a beautifully displayed selection of different cereals, juices, home made muesli, jams, muffins etc. Then there is Robs homemade Baked Yogurt with assorted berries...Ladies this goes "straight to the hips" but so yummy and just when you think this is it...Robs arrives with his breakfast speciality of the day with Diane right by his side to make sure everything is in order. "You ain't seen nothing yet" untill you have stayed here. Nothing is too much for Hosts Rob & Diane...they exceeded our expectations!!!
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Date of stay: June 2021
Marli B wrote a review May 2021
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Diane and Rob’s place is just beautiful. I booked a surprise getaway there for my husband’s birthday. We stayed in the Mojo room which has it’s own private garden entrance. The room was super comfortable with a luxurious onsuite bath & shower with heated towel rails. It’s a 30 second walk to the beach. They have vintage bicycles that you can use for free. We cycled around the beach every single day and even at night. The room included beach towels and a cooler bag. We had a lovely picnic on the beach. The breakfasts are just to die for! Each morning was something different and exciting. We wish we could have stayed longer but we will definitely be back every year! Thank you Diane & Rob. We give you 5 stars!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Diane Wright, Owner at One on Bollard
Responded 06 Jun 2021
Thank you for staying with us. we so appreciate guests like yourselves & look forward to meeting again in the future. Stay well Rob
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Liz B wrote a review May 2021
1 contribution
Our stay was fantastic! One on Ballard is modern, tranquil and the perfect dream accommodation (and the breakfasts are to die for!). Our Rooms were beyond what we could have imagined, the private gardens were just as beautiful and relaxing. Most definitely will be staying again!
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Date of stay: May 2021
Sleep Quality
DELAYEDBAGS wrote a review May 2021
Cape Town, South Africa57 contributions11 helpful votes
We love visiting Knysna and have stayed at various accomodations on leisure isle. This has been the best experience. We were made to feel welcomed even before we arrived, friendly text messages wishing us a safe journey to 1 ON BOLLARD from Diane. Rob met us on arrival and checked us into the gizmo suite. It is a spacious lovely bright accomodation with contemporary furnishings and importantly an extremely comfy bed. En suite is a Large bathroom, offering a double shower, bath tub, double vanities and loo. Both the bathroom and bedroom have patio doors which lead onto a very private garden equipped with table chairs and sun umbrella and sun loungers. A garden gate conveniently leads to a private entrance and to your parked vehicle. No detail has been overlooked to ensure a comfortable stay. The general guest space is beautifully decorated , they offers a honesty bar .and a breakfast buffet. The communal space leads onto a pool deck with tables set up for those guest that chose to eat alfresco. The breakfasts are an inspiration and Rob clearly has a passion for creativity, everything is homemade, jams, bread,muffins butter,yogurt, muesli etc etc, Cooked breakfast are made to orderby Rob who offers the option of standard English or one of his amazing creations. Diane is a absolute delight, and nothing was too much for them, they are perfect hosts. My husband celebrated his birthday during our stay and to his amazement a birthday card and gifts were waiting at our breakfast table along with champagne and orage juice. No effort was spared to make us feel at home throughout our stay. The guest house is well located and offers the use of bicycles and canoes for use on the lagoon.. I on Bollard is a perfect option for a vacation stay with wonderful hosts, on aptly named beautiful leisure isle.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: I doubt that any room would be a disapointment.
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US$69 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaWestern CapeKnysna
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Frequently Asked Questions about One on Bollard
Which popular attractions are close to One on Bollard?
Nearby attractions include Knysna Heads (2.0 km), Brenton on Sea (3.3 km), and Knysna Lagoon (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at One on Bollard?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at One on Bollard?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at One on Bollard?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at One on Bollard?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to One on Bollard?
Conveniently located restaurants include East Head Cafe, African Bean, and Freshline Fisheries.
Are there opportunities to exercise at One on Bollard?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does One on Bollard have an airport shuttle?
Yes, One on Bollard offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at One on Bollard?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at One on Bollard?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Are there any historical sites close to One on Bollard?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St George's Anglican Church (3.3 km).