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Emily Moon River Lodge

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perched high on the river bank above a flood plain, the Emily Moon River Lodge has wonderful views over the surrounding area. Accommodation is in individual lodges which are completely private and not overlooked. Our accommodation was very large with large bedroom/lounge area and a picture window, plus a small hallway and large bath/shower room. Additionally downstairs was another double...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldn't recommend Emily moon highly enough. Simon and all the staff were fantastic. Simons experience of the area definitely allowed us to make the most of Plet. The rooms are beautiful with amazing views and the service was excellent throughout.

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Glos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had some wonderful times at Emily Moon and our las test dinner was no exception. The perfect setting, friendly staff and good food. I have had better starters there, but the rack of lamb was the best I have ever had. If you are looking for a romantic setting Emily moon is the perfect one.

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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location & surroundings of this restaurant are magical, I love the atmosphere & the small nooks one can sit at for a pre dinner drink. What disappointed me is the menu hasnt changed, the wine list is limited. there is a blackboard menu for dessert but the starters & main course menu hasnt changed - a blackboard menu at...

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SPALDING
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here as part of a 3-week trip in South Africa. The room had a log fire which we needed as it was quite cool at night. The views were excellent and we were able to sit outside our room and look across the valley. We had realised before that the restaurant was special as bookings were...

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Mentmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I love it here. The views are outstanding. There's a very relaxed vibe in Simon's Bar (amazing pizzas and I don't normally like pizza) upstairs, downstairs fine dining. Pretty spectacular all round. We visit every year from the UK, and it is always special to go to Emily Moon's.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch on the deck. Food, decor & views are exquisite. A romantic setting that offers unique African inspired decor. Great food & service. My favorite place to stay & eat in Plett. Perfect for a lazy lunch or enjoy the sunset for an early dinner. The lighting is magical and so is this place!

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place is fabulous furnished with African art and antiques. Service is discrete and the rooms are unique. Restaurant offers a good choice but gets busy. Breakfast is vast, one of the best I've ever had, with a lot of freshly baked on the premises. Simons bar offers some interesting pizzas in a relaxed setting. Simon was very helpful in...

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Situated just outside Plettenberg with good views of the countryside. Good sized room with the added luxury of underfloor heating in the bathroom!!!. There is an excellent restaurant, open to the public, on site and it is well worth eating there. Need to let them know that you want a table so that they can take outside bookings if you...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have stayed here twice and each honestly so consistent. The rooms are done up so well with tastefully decorated bathroom, lounge, bedrooms. Our balcony overlooked the river and the beautiful picturesque mountain range. Its well situated in the sense that you can easily get into town. We also went canoeing and explored around the property. Ideal for a sunset...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa. Embracing the southern bank of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emily Moon River Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 1936 | Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: RM1,005 - RM1,814 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emily Moon River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“all of them are amazing!!”
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“Really recommend the family room.”
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“All great no real difference however 5 has a separate downstairs bedroom so sleeps 4”
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