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Emily Moon River Lodge

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We loved our stay at Emily Moon River Lodge! The location, service, food and experience were all outstanding. We highly recommend Emily Moon for your stay in Plattenberg Bay along the Garden Route! TX

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Stunning! Delicious food all round,the staff are fantastic,the rooms are lovely, breath taking views. An incredible experience all round! A must visit if youre heading anywhere near Plett and are looking for a spoil!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Our favorite accommodation during our 2 week stay in South Africa. Great restaurant and amazing rooms with views bathtubs and wood burning fireplaces. Breakfast is also definitely worth it. Be sure to use he canoes to float down the river, we forgot but seems amazing.

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review!

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We loved our 2 night stay at Emily Moon. It was a perfect base to explore Plettenberg Bay and the surrounding area. It is a characterful place in a gorgeous setting with stunning views over the river and hills beyond. Don't be put off by it not being by the sea. It more than makes up for this and the...

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review - come again soon!

Ireland
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Our 1 night stay at Emily Moon was one of the highlights of our honeymoon in South Africa and wish we could have stayed for longer. The room was beautiful with an amazing view over the river. We had pre-dinner cocktails outside the restaurant and then enjoyed a delicious meal inside. Breakfast the next morning was of a similar standard....

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Come and visit us again soon! Thanks for the awesome review!

Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 31 October 2015

A unique lodge between Plettenberg Bay and Keurbooms Strand. Unique because of the winning combination of outstanding location, accommodation, wining & dining, service, and proximity of a wide variety of excursions and amenities.

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

We are "over the moon" that you came to stay with us & look forward to seeing you again soon!

Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

What an amazing, interesting, eclectic and magically located property - small but good menu - good wine list - great staff and service and even on a freezing evening the lanterns, lighting, fire place, heaters in and outside the restaurant give off such a welcoming touch - love it!

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, we are so glad you enjoyed the magic of Emily Moon!

George, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2015

1. We were taken through the backyard with utility rooms and unneat appearance to our room, not what you expect from a 4*. 2. Our room (no 2) was next to the restaurant & kitchen and the noise levels unexceptable. Talking/sceaming of staff and handling of wine bottles, etc. went well into the evening!

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

We are so sorry you had a negative experience at Emily Moon. Thank you for taking your time to send feedback - we will see to the points you listed.

East London, South Africa
Reviewed 6 October 2015

What a gorgeous little romantic hideaway. Completely blown away. We were engulfed by a sea of tranquility and peace from the minute we arrived. Beautiful Rustic Rooms and fantastic food. Definitely will be back soon.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Ever since they have lost Werner as their manager nothing is the same! We have been visiting the restaurant for many years but yesterday was definitely the last! Nobody is welcoming u at the door, yes after 10 minutes, the service is slow and the staff is not interested! They still have no kids menu ( I presume that's the...

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emilymoon_sa, General Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tin We apologise for the experience you had at Emilys. We would like to improve as much as we can so could you Please provide us with more details on your dining experience at Emilys. What date did you dine with us, who was your waiter. We are busy working on a kids menu for Emilys and will be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: RM631 - RM2,088 (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 the rooms were good. If they didn't have a direct view from the room, there was a private raised lookout just nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles aboonm, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In our opinion, ask for the rooms farthest from the lodge. Exceptional Southeast, unobstructed views.”
 of 5 bubbles Thesweater, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms if you don't want lots of steps”
 of 5 bubbles giovannaingram, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry I m unable to answer as I haven't stayed in the hotel”
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“Room 7 is a comfortable two level family room with decks”
 of 5 bubbles JonB_SA, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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