Travelers are voting African Jewel Lodge, Knysna Backpackers and Island Vibe Knysna as the best of 3 hostels near Knysna. There are 10 hostels near George a city just 66 km from Knysna and 6 hostels near Port Elizabeth which is 260 km distant. The most popular of these are Vic Bay Surf Lodge near George and Jikeleza Lodge International Backpackers Hostel in Port Elizabeth. You can find 73 hostels in Western Cape and 164 hostels in the country of South Africa. Our members favorite in Western Cape is The Backpack and Township Vibe Backpackers is the top pick in South Africa. Want more? Check out our map of hostels near Knysna.