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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay at the Bitou river lodge. Beautiful view of river and surroundings. Close to Keurbooms, Emily moon and Goose Valley. Kind and friendly host! Rooms have underfloor heating and view of the river.

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting a review! Sue

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time there a lot and had a nice stay. The breakfast was delicious and the hospitality of Sue was amazing. Quiet and peaceful surrounding with a direct view of the river from your room. Really nice place to stay!

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Big thank you for your great review! Sue

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

An excellent choice, friendly, hospitable owner Sue,who will do all she can to assist and make your stay comfortable and relaxing. Breakfast great, with cold and hot food available and cooked to your requirements . Bedroom and bedding excellent, with your own patio, with a river at your back door.Highly recommend. The area of Plettenberg Bay has lots to do,...

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

So glad to hear it! Thank you for the wonderful review! Sue

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Thanks for a really nice stay. We had a great time and it was way too short. Sue is an awesome host, the breakfast is delicious and the surrounding awesome. We can truely recommend this location without any doubts!

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Hope you'll be back & spend longer with us next time! Sue

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 24 March 2016

One of the most pleasant stay over experiences we've had. Sue's breakfasts are absolutely delicious and she is a lovely host. The river, the bird life, the rooms, the locality are all first class. This is a must do destination.

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Sue

München
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had a pleasant stay! We were Warmly welcomed. The Rooms Are Great and we got Nice tips for diner Locations... The location is very calm and peaceful. You should go for a round with the canoe. Thank you

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, much appreciated! Sue

Israel
Reviewed 14 March 2016

A perfect place for us to start our grand tour around South Africa. We arrived exhausted after a long flight, but from the moment we set foot in Bitou River Lodge and met Sue, we forgot our exhaustion and began to enjoy South African hospitality at its best. The lodge and the gardens are magnificent, and the trip down the...

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

What a perfect review, big thank you! Hope we see you again before too long... Sue

San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The B&B is located on a river, covered with lily pads, and with canoes for a peaceful row. The breakfast is enormous and Sue is a terrific, muy sympatico hostess. The B&B is located closed to the Crags for wine tasting and Plett for restaurants and great beaches. Stay here.

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Big thank you for the muy simpatico review! :) Sue

lapid
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The bitou river lodge is beautiful! the rooms, the grounds, the dining room and, of course, Sue, The epitome of hosting, with a smile, a suggestion, a helpful tip and great coffee served at a delicious breakfast. the canoes are a hoot! and the welcoming tea and cookies on the river bank was just lovely. thank you, Sue! hope to...

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review - great having you to stay! Sue

UK
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We chose this property because of its location just outside Plettenberg Bay which promised a quiet and peaceful location yet with easy access to local attractions. It did not disappoint. The setting is stunning. Each room has a veranda overlooking the well stocked gardens and the Bitou River with its beautiful blue water lilies and abundant bird life. We were...

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Big thank you for the great review ! Sue

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watch the birds on the river from your bed. Explore the wetlands by canoe. Swim in the pool or at one of Plettenberg Bay's beautiful beaches. Enjoy traditional farmhouse breakfasts and hospitality at this Provencal-style guest house. Bitou River Lodge is both a destination in its own right and a central base for exploring the area - golf courses, forests, beaches, game farms, shops and restaurants are all just a ten-minute drive away. Sue speaks English, Afrikaans, French and some German. We welcome children who are 7 years and older. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bitou River Lodge

Address: Off R340, 4.2km From the N2, East of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: €85 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms are good with outlook over the river”
 of 5 bubbles SueM213, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All five rooms are located in a straight line, overlooking the river. All exactly the same facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All 5 rooms are the same and have a terrace and garden running down to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Tonbon55, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are decent and clean so really doesnt matter which one you stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles Rishibana, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good - right on the river bank.”
 of 5 bubbles 650grahame, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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