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Overview
Garden Route 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We have just spent a week at the Plettenberg Hotel, and really had a wonderful visit. The location of the Hotel overlooking the main beach is stunning and the staff could not have been more hospitable , friendly and capable. We had a sea view...More

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Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 8 April 2018

Dear X1280DCpeter, Thank you for the lovely review and wonderful feedback. We indeed cannot ask for a better location and we are very fortunate to have one of the most spectacular coastal views in South Africa. Our staff remains our greatest asset as they truly...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

Stayed for three nights and found the hotel to be first rate.Breakfast was a delight sitting outside in beautiful sunshine looking at the ocean. Nothing was too much trouble from all members of the staff and we will return on our next trip to South...More

1  Thank Charles S
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 24 March 2018

Dear Charles S, Thank you for the wonderful review. We love looking after our guests and making sure that they have the best stay possible, which is why it is so wonderful to hear back from you that we succeeded in this. We would love...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We decided to treat ourselves at the end of our Garden Route trip - and we weren't disappointed. Wonderful views, beautiful rooms, amazing decor, friendly, helpful staff, in addition to fantastic champagne breakfast buffet. Could not fault it. Nice touches like the handwritten welcome notes...More

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Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 24 March 2018

Dear 03Brenda03, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're very happy to see how much you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay with us. Having a glass of champagne at breakfast while enjoying the spectacular views...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful two nights at this genuinely iconic hotel. The staff are quite brilliant - smiling, attentive and always helpful. Our room was absolutely top end and the mini bar a source of great delight with lovely treats and leading brands. I was less...More

1  Thank JonFilby
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 24 March 2018

Dear JonFilby, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. Our staff is truly our best asset at the hotel, they love interacting with guests and am always genuinely motivated to make sure our guests have the best possible...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We took our 6 month old baby girl and we were received so well by all staff. I can highly recommend the food at the restaurant as we ate through most of the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cocktails also well presented and delicious!...More

Thank Kate H
Response from MJBirch, General Manager at The Plettenberg HotelResponded 11 March 2018

Dear Kate H, Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We’re very happy to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us as a family. Your baby girl was absolutely adorable as unanimously agreed by all! The dolphins are...More

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Description
The Plettenberg - situated on a rocky headland in Africa's most spectacular coastal resort - is the ultimate escape. The 37 luxury rooms and suites, showcase the most breathtaking vistas in Southern ...More Africa. With views of the ocean, mountains and endless stretches of golden beach, The Plettenberg is situated in the heart of the adventure-rich Garden Route, world-renowned for its excellent selection of outdoor activities. From regular dolphin and whale sightings to bungee jumping, treetop canopy tours and other more daring pursuits in the surrounding countryside. The Plettenberg is the ideal place to both relax and unwind - or recharge and reinvigorate - through a series of sensational endeavours. At The Plettenberg the charming service, exceptional cuisine, which is overseen by The Collection by Liz McGrath’s Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, and the setting combine to create the ultimate story, one of a South African seaside property unlike any other. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Spa
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
US$190 - US$643 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
37
Price range
US$190 - US$643 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
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Traveller (355)
Room & Suite (107)
Pool & Beach (39)
Dining (29)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Questions & Answers
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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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"Try to go out of season as season is full.February or November are good months. Good rooms are South facing..."
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"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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