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The Plettenberg Hotel

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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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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

1  Thank X1280DCpeter
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

1  Thank 03Brenda03
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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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
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 Spa 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$181 - US$501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#1 Spa 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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Dining (27)
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Marc C
30 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
10 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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