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The Plettenberg Hotel

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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in the hotel for 2 nights and had dinner once. The room and other facilities were excellent and the staff exceptionally friendly and helpful. The ocean view from the room was amazing. The restaurant is excellent and the a la carte breakfast was...More

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

Dear Fred v, Thank you for the lovely review written. It is wonderful to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us! Our staff love looking after our guests and we'll make sure to convey your feedback to the team. We apologize for the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed here for 4 nights. The hotel was extremely quiet, but such an enjoyable stay. Staff very friendly and extremely attentive. Dinner menu small, but very tasty and well-prepared. The room was well-appointed and had a delightful sea view. Complimentary mini-bar. As it was...More

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

Dear Annemi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're very happy to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and we'll make sure to convey your compliments to the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sea view room with superb decor and facilities overlooking infinity pool and ocean beyond. Couldn't be better. Staff couldn't be more friendly or helpful.Complimentary mini bar and wine were the icing on the cake. Lovely food at breakfast and dinner tho we had hoped for...More

Thank carole24658
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear carole24658, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is wonderful to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and I'll make sure to convey your compliments to the team. We do change our restaurant offerings regularly...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is perfectly located for exploring the Garden Route. We had a superb corner suite with wonderful views of the beach. The staff were very attentive and particularly helpful in suggesting, and booking, other restaurants in the area. The in-house restaurant was also first...More

Thank robertchambers7
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear robertchambers7, Thank you for the lovely review written. I will make sure to convey your compliments to all the staff - they each and all love hearing back from our guests! We are very happy to see how much you enjoyed your second visit...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We spent 2 days at this wonderful hotel as we drove the Garden Route. The weather was unusually warm and sunny for this time of the year and so we were able to remind ourselves as to how special the view over Lookout Beach is....More

Thank tony_cleo
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear tony_cleo, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We've had such lovely weather in May and we're very glad that you could share in this while with us. Having drinks on the patio as the sun sets while enjoying...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
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
USD 176 - USD 465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 On the Beach 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
USD 176 - USD 465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 On the Beach 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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Traveller (343)
Room & Suite (105)
Pool & Beach (39)
Dining (27)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Marc C
31 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
11 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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Room Tips
"Corner on first floor"
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"Go for a corner room above the ground floor"
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"Sea view room absolute priority No ambience.Fantastic sea view but there is little else to remark about..."
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"Make sure it’s not next to a service area or car park."
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