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The Plettenberg Hotel

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  • Average3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I am being very picky because this is a very nice hotel and you get what you pay for. Our room(17) was a disappointment though. Whilst there is a sea view it is next to a service room which did get noisy when in use....More

Thank Caren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in Villa number 11, really lovely hotel with a great feel about the place and we were made to feel very welcome. Dinner in the Seaford restaurant very good and in my opinion the best breakfast we had on the...More

Thank NFHOJHutt
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear NFHOJHutt, Thank you for the lovely review written. It is wonderful to see you how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We'll make sure to convey your compliments to the chef and his team, as well as the rest of the staff at...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights at the Plettenberg Hotel. What we liked the best is the closness to the beach. As the rooms were not ready when we checked in, the staff provided us with umbrellas, towels and beach chairs so we could already enjoy...More

Thank Amaya A
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Amaya A, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are indeed situated barely 5 minutes' walk away from Lookout Beach which offers the perfect opportunity for long walks on a pristine beach while keeping watch for dolphins playing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of our highlights on our trip of the garden route. We had never been to South Africa before but our visit was brilliant. The hotel room, we were in the annexe, was wonderful, the extra goodies in the room a lovely surprise....More

Thank greenbuzzards
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear greenbuzzards, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're very happy to see that we contributed to making your first visit to South Africa such a wonderful experience! We look forward to welcoming you back in future. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of a cul de sac next to the sea in the beautiful town of Plettenberg Bay you will find this gem of a hotel. From a warm friendly reception to the reluctant leaving this hotel offered nothing but relaxed pleasure. Spacious rooms...More

1  Thank wwandrag
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear wwandrag, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is wonderful to see how much you enjoyed your stay at The Plettenberg. Our staff truly enjoy meeting our guests and making sure they have the best possible experience with...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$213 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$213 - US$507 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#2 Romantic Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Pool & Beach (39)
Dining (26)
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Marc C
30 July 2016|
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Response from MJBirch | Property representative |
Dear Marc C, We unfortunately do not have a gym at the hotel but we can offer you our "gym in a bag" which you are more than welcome to use in the privacy of your room or out on the lawn next to one of the swimming... More
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Maurice95
10 January 2015|
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Response from MJBirch | Property representative |
Good Morning, The walk to the beach is about 10 minutes. Kind Regards, Annemie
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"Make sure it’s not next to a service area or car park."
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"Even a 'side' sea view room has a wonderful view."
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"All rooms are lovely"
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"Get a room with a sea view if you budget allows it."
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