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Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

A complete oasis and a birds' paradise We adored the place! We stayed in the Blue Lily room - excellent choice - Having direct access to the terrace was a bonus. The bird life was out of this world. We could have easily stayed there a week! Our hosts and staff were delightful and so helpful. I was however sorry...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us. Glad to report that Brian is feeling much better! The Loeries have been very busy feeding on the forest grapes growing on the veranda, but yes, they are camera shy....but so beautiful!

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed in the Clivia cottage on the magnificent estate of Fynbos Ridge and were subjected to a weekend of opulence and extreme comfort. The kitchen was well equipped for all your culinary needs, bathrooms oozed with refinement and the bedrooms were draped in luxury. Comfort is the word of the day here, enveloped by pristine local vegetation, birds and...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

What a lovely review you have posted for us! Thank you so much, we do appreciate it!

Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The house is beautiful as well as the gardens. Just a very short drive to Plettenberg and Robberg. Perfect breakfast. We stayed only for one night but would have loved to stay for at least a week. A little tip on Robberg: the long walk is really long and difficult and exausting, take a lot of water and a picknik...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. You will definitely have to stay longer next time, so much to do in this area!

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We absolutely loved our time at Fynbos Ridge. We wanted peace & quiet and that's what we got. The cottages were perfect and the views were superb. A very comfortable stay. We look forward to our next visit.

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you, we would love to welcome you back one day if you visit our beautiful area again.

Reviewed 22 April 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our garden route trip. Although just off the N2 arterial road it feels as if it's in the middle of nowhere (in a good way). We were in the main building in the ground floor Plumbago room which was very large, well furnished and nicely appointed. Our friends were in the...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the comprehensive review, and we are happy that you enjoyed Fynbos Ridge and Brian's breakfast offering! So sorry about the wifi, we had installed boosters recently, which worked very well until the local telephone provider (not the ISP) started replacing the cables in the area and due to the line "dropping" it affected the wifi quality -...

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Lovely spot with a warm and homely feel. The owners were very friendly and welcoming and we loved the home cooked breakfast in the morning. They even babysat our 8 week old while we had a quick breakfast before heading back to the airport :)

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Very happy to babysit such cutie pie babies! Thank you for posting a review for us.

United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

All reviews are correct when it comes to the location and the nicely decorated accommodation. However, we felt that the quality of service was not adequate when things went wrong. I would have expected a place like Fynbos Ridge to go the extra mile and they did not.

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we appreciate all feedback. We are sorry that you felt that we did not look after you as expected. We always try to please our guests, as you will see from the other reviews we have had over the 8 years that we have been at Fynbos Ridge. We do not know to which problems...

johannesburg
Reviewed 7 April 2016

A beautiful cottage very well equipped, spacious, fresh with a beautiful view on the mountains. A merely 10 min drive from the beach. Very pleasant owners. What can we say. Perfection. It is why they have 5 stars as a self catering cottage. There are also some rooms and, I was told, an excellent chef. You can also order breakfast....

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. And thank you for being a repeat guest, that means that we are doing something right! We are fortunate to have "excellent" guests, and that makes it all worthwhile. Thank you.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Fynbos was by far our most favourite place that we've visited so far. The cottage we stayed in is decorated with taste and lots of love. We felt welcome and well rested when we left. Very peaceful area; everything you need under one roof! The only suggestion would be to make the parking bay of the cottages more convenient for...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! If you visit us again we will put you in one of the other cottages, which have a flatter driveway, as the end cottage does have quite a steep entry into the garage. We are happy that you enjoyed Fynbos Ridge.

Vereeniging
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The setting, away from the hustle and bustle, is lovely. A short drive gets you into Plett and to the beach or markets and other attractions in the area. The view of the mountains is captivating - I loved watching the colours change as the sun came up. The pool is amazing and watching the birds from the varanda was...

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Yes, we are pleased that our chef (and co-owner) is better now and back to cooking up delicious food.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fragrant Fynbos. Spectacular mountain views. Abundant birdlife. Relax and unwind. We invite you to experience our magnificent Private Nature Reserve. Choose between a luxurious suite in the gracious Cape-style Manor House or a spacious, secluded self-catering cottage. Delicious dining and alfresco breakfasts are available. 5-star TGCSA graded. Carbon Neutral Approved. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages

Address: Look For Brown Road | 7km after Plett turnoff, heading to CPT from PE, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $153 - $470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in clivia which is some way ( easy walk) from office/main house. Great location, WiFi might be difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles mnb10477, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms and cottages are great.”
 of 5 bubbles alainthijs, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are great for groups/families, especially if you would like to braai and/or self-cater. All of the rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 580maureenl, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“in-room wifi can be variable, so make sure you ask for what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles TimEwbank, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The Main house is very nice it has 6 luxuary rooms one pays per person”
 of 5 bubbles SandyT742, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
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