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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 29 April 2016

If your are looking for an out of the box accomodation, this could very well be your dream comes true. At least it was for us. We (m -42y, f-38y, f-10y) spent 4 days on Stanley Island and would have loved to stay way longer. Stanley Island gives you the very best of two worlds: A gorgeous luxury accommodation within...

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Plumstead, South Africa
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed everything about the Island. our unit was neat and tidy and very comfortable...the peace and quiet suited us just fine and the manager Herbie was very accommodating and friendly..would definitely recommend

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2Thank Meagan H
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Arrived the first day... Room we received for the "honeymoon package" looks nothing like illustrated on the sites. I paid honeymoon room rate for a room that did not even have tiles, just plain concrete. My wife loves to bath, the pic I saw on the net had a nice bathtub. No tub in room (nor tiles) or anything that...

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StanleyIsland_Plett, Owner at Stanley Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am sorry that you were disappointed with your stay on Stanley Island. We have just had a management changeover and whilst we strive for guest satisfaction, this sometimes falls short. I have discussed your stay with our manager and reviewed our website listing upon your recommendation, we have also undergone an independent review of...

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 11 May 2015

What an absolutely beautiful place and what an experience. We travelled with a 5 year old who loved the ferry trips to and from the island. The accommodation was lovely and the zebras in our camp were treat. This is the perfect destination to escape the hustle and bustle of crowds . Herbie was a delight and always willing to...

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Reviewed 4 May 2015

The setting, accommodation, hospitality and travel logistics are all great. It is a destination for families and honeymooners alike... I had anticipated problems in getting onto the Island but the ferryman was always at our beck and call.

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Constantia, South Africa
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Our family had a fantastic and fun time. The service/staff were excellent. Our suite was very comfortable. Seeing the zebra right outside our doorstep was quite an unique experience. The food was top rate. I would highly recommend Stanley Island.

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Thank Rory&Heika M
Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed 14 April 2015

wow! an absolute gem. such a disappointment for us that we only had a one night stay there, from the moment we had to phone for the boat to come and fetch us until we left the next morning it was just amazing. we will go back for sure!

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 14 March 2015

We have spent 2 nights on the island. The accommodation is good, staff very friendly and helpful (especially shuttling one by boat even at night time when we went into town for supper!), and the setting stunning. We particularly enjoyed the early morning canoeing around the island.

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Thank Jan N
Reviewed 28 February 2015

4 and a half star, I DON'T THINK so!! 1.) Green pool. 2.) Nothing to do. 3.) Average room (Honeymoon suite) 4.) No proof of payment. As we arrived to get on the boat, the "manager" made us wait 15mins to see he's supplier so that in his words "we don't get old bread and salad with worms on". Not...

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Thanks Cyral for great stay and making us feel at home. And we would like to thank James for helping Cyral for making our stay perfect!! Will defnitly visit again this year and in the future. This will always be a spesial place for ne and my wife as we got engaged in the Island!!!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only private island in South Africa – the 28 ha Stanley Island is situated in the spectacularly beautiful Plettenberg Bay Keurbooms Lagoon ,the jewel of the Garden Route. The island features a private landing strip, four guest lodges with 12 en-suite four star rooms, an indigenous milkwood forest, private beaches, abundant birdlife over our protected wetlands. The Island is an ideal honeymoon or family vacation destination only 5km from Plettenberg Bay. Spend your days canoeing up the Keurbooms river, fishing, lazing in a hammock or exploring the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stanley Island

Address: Keurbooms River, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $58 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Stanley Island 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms does not look anything like pictures advertised. Do not fall for it”
 of 5 bubbles dwol2015, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“The Honeymoon self-catering units are a MUST! Gorgeous views, luxury french bath and fab fully equiped kitchen.”
  •                   Gorgeous bath
 of 5 bubbles Snymans, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
“preferably request the honeymoon suites if available , but then again all the suites are just as impressive . you wont be dissaoppinted with any”
 of 5 bubbles maimunga, 5 Jun 2012 | Read review
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