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George, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Was a bit skeptical after I read some of the bad comments from a while back, but still wanted to experience this Game Reserve for myself. The Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is under new management and that you can definitely see. We were greeted with the biggest smiles and felt very welcomed. We first went on a game drive, Evans;... More 

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Davis, California
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

We absolutely loved the Baroness with so many classic features from the past--huge yellowwood plank floors, wooden couches held together with metal straps, historic photographs from the 40s--there are surprises at every turn. The rooms are elegant---ours had 3 couches surrounding the fireplace. Couldn't resist pacing off the bedroom, more than 600 square feet. The staff are delightful. We can... More 

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Wirral
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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect but what a fabulous room we had! The views were just out of this world - where else could you open your curtains at 7 am to find hippos coming out of the pond? The game safari is maybe a tad sanitised compared with Kruger say, but for a first taste of African wildlife... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

Our family (from Michigan, USA) loved their time here. We only stayed two nights with the friendly staff but if we'd had more time I would have happily stayed a third night before moving down the coast on our Garden Route Tour. We did the driven safari as well as the pony version. Both were great activities for a couple... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2015

When you arrive the place has the feel of a large farm. The only 'wild' animal not in an enclosure are hippos, so you get a drive round to see buck, giraffe, hornless hippo and of course lots of cows. As there are no predators running free these animals act like they don't have a care in the world. You... More 

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

The Baroness is by no means a luxurious lodge. There is no management and it is clear that the place is run on a minimal Budget. However you pay top rate to stay! I booked the dinner, bed & breakfast option. Dinner was an absolute DISGRACE of a single chicken breast with green beans and a heavy portion of rice.... More 

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Reviewed 25 December 2014

The room was great and even had a fireplace that was made by staff every evening. Staff were friendly Food was ok, but no extras really available. We asked for Irish coffees, but they had no cream. The wine list limited The bar did not really exist Lunch not served

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

This is a fabulous place to visit, True the game drive may be described as a little zoo like but you do get to see a good selection of animals in just two hours, The stay lodge turns it all into an amazing experience, You cannot help but be thrown back into an atmosphere of yesteryear, Log fires everywhere, including... More 

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

We did a game drive here a few years ago. Game Ranger was excellent, extremely knowledgeable and fantastically humerous. We came back to stay at the Baroness Lodge - Out of Africa!!! Food magnificent, Hippo right on the front lawn, beautiful farm style 1822 built home. This is definately a place to visit. The most game we have ever seen... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

My husband and I stayed here on our first night of honeymoon. From arrival to our departure we were treated so well. The ladies at reception were so friendly and full of smiles. Our room was all done up with flowers on the bed. It was such a beautiful room! The meals were delicious and we even had our own... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our beautiful Plett Accommodation is a historic and charming colonial-style Safari Lodge that was built in early 1800 by Baron Joachim von Plettenberg, an early South African pioneer and conservationist, who used the original, smaller Lodge as his base to explore the then untamed African landscapes. Built from local stone, the Safari Lodge has lost little of its original 'out of Africa' feel and has spectacular views across rolling lawns where zebra and antelope roam freely, to the indigenous forests and majestic Tsitsikamma mountains in the distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge

Address: Uniondale / Wittedrift Road, Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve
Price Range: $307 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Baroness Luxury Safari Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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