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    Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

    Marine Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          USD 107*
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          USD 56*
          USD 49*
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          Overview
          • Excellent17%
          • Very good25%
          • Average31%
          • Poor21%
          • Terrible6%
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          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
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          1 - 5 of 69 reviews

          Reviewed 2 May 2017

          I booked and paid for our stay in the Whale Song last August 2016. I got an unfriendly Email in the 18 April 2017 cancelling our booking for the 21 April 2017. Apparently there was a big bus coming (which then did not come), which...More

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          Response from Bridget V, Client Liason at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & HydroResponded 3 weeks ago

          Good day Mr Velthuis, Thank you for your review and our apologies for not responding immediately as we had responded to you via our online booking system. We have apologised and agree that the manner in which your booking was handled was not the Legendary...More

          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          after confirming our itinerary more than once we were extremely dissapointed to be told 5 minutes after booking-in that none of the immenities (spa treatments and salon) would be available to us, which is the only reason we chose the hotel. Had management mentioned it...More

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          Response from MichelleBouic, MichelleBouic, Client Liason at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & HydroResponded 5 May 2017

          Good day Pablo, From the offset may we apologise for the delay in coming back to you on this matter. We apologise that your anniversary was marred by the lack of services available and that this was not properly communicated to you. The breakdown in...More

          Reviewed 15 April 2017

          We stayed for 4 nights for business and leisure in this well positioned hotel - a little close to the N2 but surprisingly quiet. The first thing to know is the walking, not an issue for us but this hotel is not suitable for the...More

          Thank BTB01
          Response from Bridget V, Client Liason at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & HydroResponded 3 weeks ago

          Good day BTB01, Thank you for your review and our apologies for the tardy response. We can advise that your concerns were immediately escalated to the General Manager all of their operational issues were addressed. The hotel is currently closed for a month and is...More

          Reviewed 4 March 2017

          The Whalesong Hotel is just off the N2 on the approach to Plettenberg Bay. The hotel is attractive with large comfortable rooms at a reasonable price. However, it is a little tired and needs a make over if it is to keep up with other...More

          Thank AlanM827
          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Markering Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & HydroResponded 7 March 2017

          Dear AlanM827 Thank you for sharing your experience at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the accomodation and friendly staff. We will pass on your message to the Whalesong Team and look forward to welcoming you back...More

          Reviewed 22 February 2017

          I had a great time to rest and to enjoy myself. Upon arrival we were greeted by a friendly face and made the welcome warm and my stay a pleasing one. Looked forward to the stay there since booking and I was not disappointed.More

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          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro at Whalesong Hotel & HydroResponded 24 February 2017

          Dear ryankE527XB Thank you for sharing your experience at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro with us. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the accomodation and friendly service. We will pass on your message to the Whalesong Team and look forward to welcoming you back...More

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          • Restaurant
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          • USD 47 - USD 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 24
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