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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 15 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in a beautiful room in the annexe 20 metres from main hotel. Outstanding views from the room, easy 5 min walk to the beach. Food was excellent as was the wine. Recommend without reservation.More

Thank Tom_Lennie
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Mr. Lennie, Thank you for your wonderful review and I am so pleased that you were happy with your room in the Blue Wing. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we are very grateful...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

What a beautiful hotel. The view from the pool deck cannot be beaten - the perfect place for breakfast and for cocktails in the evening. The restaurant service and food was good. The rooms were delightful - fresh decor and a complimentary minibar is included...More

Thank bushandsea
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 16 November 2016

Dear Bushandsea, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review of our hotel. I am so glad that you had such a wonderful experience and that you enjoyed your time with us so much. I hope that your stay will be one...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at The Plettenberg after a really long drive from Stellenbosch and we couldn't have asked for a warmer and more efficient reception. We were offered iced tea and checked in swiftly after which we were shown to our huge room in the annexe...More

Thank annteater
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 14 November 2016

Dear Annteater, Thank you for the time you have taken to write such a wonderful review. I am so glad to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us – from your arrival after a long journey, to your beautiful room in...More

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic hotel. Perfect location. It was our third visit. After a gap of 7 years we wondered whether it would be as good as we remembered. It exceeded all expectations. All the staff are incredibly friendly and welcoming. They really go out of their...More

Thank andrewomahony23
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 14 November 2016

Dear Andrewomahony23, Thank you for choosing us again for your return trip down the Garden Route. I am so very pleased that you had such a wonderful stay with us again and that we were able to exceed all your expectations. Thank you for recommending...More

Reviewed 9 November 2016

This hotel is gorgeous. The views over the Indian Ocean are wonderful, and can be particularly enjoyed when sitting on the terrace for breakfast. The staff were fantastic in their welcome and general courtesy. The rooms were beautiful. If you are doing the 'garden route'...More

Thank Eileen A
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 14 November 2016

Dear Eileen A, Thank you for the wonderful review. I was very happy to read that you had such a wonderful stay with us and enjoyed your experience so much. The views are breath taking and there is no better way to start the day...More

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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 194 - USD 480 (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
USD 194 - USD 480 (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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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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"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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"Even a 'side' sea view room has a wonderful view."
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