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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the guesthouise for 2 night in January and the room in the first floor.The small Room was packed with too many interior accessories , which looked more like the re-use of all the blinkblink stuff compiled over the last years. But in a nutshell, due to the fluffy carpet and all other blinkblink-stuff, it kind of felt...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

My wife and I stayed a couple of nights here to visit Tsitsikamma, what a relaxing place. We stayed in the honeymoon suite which had lots of space, a nice big comfortable bed and a lovely shower. The open bath might not be to everyone's taste. It was just a nice place to come back to after a day out....

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Landskrona, Sweden
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We found this pearl of a guest house by chance! We were so very lucky. I travelled the Garden Route with my daughter and son-in-law! The rooms were great and each had a private balcony with a seaview. The owners were charming and very welcoming and service minded. They helped us find things to do in the area. We stayed...

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had a beautiful room with a great view and a nice little balcony. The staff was super friendly and helpful. Really enjoyed our time there and whised we had more than just to nights... We definitely recommend this lovely guesthouse :)

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Loved my beautiful room with great view. Upstairs you have a beautiful long table and outside table on the patio as well as a comfortable leather suite in the lounge - all just for guests!! Owners and service really great, warm and friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The folks here took us in at short notice and gave us the honeymoon room. Lovely views over to Lookout, lots of nice touches and free wifi. The house doubles as part b and b and part self catering, an unusual but very good concept. Loved it.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stayed there overnight. Very hospitable people. Felt like home for the very fiirst moment. The guesthouse is very close to the beach. The room is spacious and clean. There is a beautiful garden with a swimming pool.

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Kloof, South Africa
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

stayed here while on business in plett really great view from the room I had and the lounge area. nice and close to the beach, shopping centre and some good restaurants (plett has tons so that is always easy). rates were very reasonable and breakfast was enjoyable. staff we attentive and sorted things out that might have been a problem....

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We stayed here for a short time and Inga was very attentive and very welcoming. Views were great and close to restaurants and the beach. Our room was great and the self catering facilities were good too and had everything you needed. Would recommend if you are in Plettenberg bay.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Comfort, quirk and character - these are some of the things one can experience at Whale of a View. With magnificent views of the beach and the river, the rooms are full of character with plenty of communal space and a beautifully kitted out kitchen, deck and open plan comfort. The staff (a family) are such warm and wonderful people...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Indulge yourself in a fresh quirky decor, quaint but with real charm and warmth. You will genuinely feel like welcome house guests, rather than paying customers. Sitting on your private patio with a sundowner in hand you can enjoy the ambiance with the panoramic views of the ocean, lagoon and mountains. The salt water pool provides the perfect venue to relax after a long days exploring. We have 4 unique en-suit rooms. Two of the ensuit have spectacular sea mountain views. 1 Bedroom are en-suit garden room and 1 budget en-suit, each with their own entrance overlooking the swimming pool.All the rooms have a private entrance and en suite bathrooms (bath and shower) with complimentary amnesties. 3 Have safe ,shared satelite TV, bar fridge, fan, 100% cotton linen, wireless internet and tea/coffee facilities.Secure parking behind fencing with a remote control gate. Guest cooking facilities with a view available.We are walking distance from the lagoon, sea, shops and restaurants.For the golf fanatics Goose Valley is less than 3km away and the Plettenberg Bay Country Club is a mere 7km away. They will advice on where to eat, and how to spend the day, as well as making phone calls to place dinner reservations and next day destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Whale of a View

Address: 2 Zenon Street, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $89 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Go for the honeymoon room....”
 of 5 bubbles goho51, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs for the views, downstairs for the gorgeous indigenous garden and pool”
 of 5 bubbles KeriJaneUys, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Request an upstairs room to benefit from the views.”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffW980, 1 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We used the budget room, a bit small, but still comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles bronwynd2014, 12 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Asea view is definately a must”
 of 5 bubbles KENNETHB4, 21 Dec 2012 | Read review
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