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The Plettenberg Hotel

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

You could not ask for anymore from a hotel. Our whole experience was first class. We stayed in one of the recently refurbished suites, and it was fantastic, with incredible views out to the ocean. The staff were extremely friendly, and the service was great....More

Thank Smudger_10
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 14 November 2016

Dear Smudger-10, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very pleased that you like the look and feel of our new rooms and that you have such a wonderful stay with us. I am so glad that you enjoyed our staff and service, food...More

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Outstanding location overlooking pristine white beach and ocean. Best whales spotting. Spacious bedroom but bathroom with only one sink for double suite. Great breakfast, Very poor sea food Quality for lunch and for dinner.More

1  Thank Catherine T
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 1 November 2016

Dear Catherine T, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our hotel. Our location is truly one of the best in the area and we are very lucky to had had some great whale sightings this season. Our rooms are spacious...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I stayed at The Plettenberg for three nights. I had perused a few of the reviews, and decided that, since we had never stayed in the area before, that this was the place to book. It is undoubtedly the most stylish and...More

Thank Justin W
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Justin W, Thank you for such and amazing review. The whole Plettenberg team appreciates that you have taken the time to give us such great feedback. This hotel is certainly a gem on the Garden Route and we are so fortunate to have the...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights near the end of our South African trip. Classy hotel in fabulous location overlooking the bay and near the beach. Our room had been recently renovated and was very smart with a large bathroom. Our little balcony overlooked the...More

Thank Reiselustig58
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Reiselustig58, Thank you for the wonderful review that you have written about your recent stay with us. I hope your three nights with us will remain as some of the highlights of your South African trip. I am so please that you like the...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel must have some of the best views of Lookout Beach in Plett. We are not super-posh hotel fans but our guy at Trailfinders said to give it a go and we are glad we did. Very comfortable in public rooms and bedrooms. Fantastic...More

Thank Dunworkin2015
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 28 October 2016

Dear Dunworkin2015, Thank you for the wonderful review you have given to The Plettenberg. We are so glad that you took the (very good) advise and chose to stay with us. I am so very happy to read that your experience at the hotel was...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
US$178 - US$468 (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
US$178 - US$468 (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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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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