We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Emily Moon River Lodge

Expedia.comUS$149*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Emily Moon River Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

432 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 406: English reviews
Start your review of Emily Moon River Lodge
 Click to rate
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Unreal accommodation we had our wedding here it's was all perfect .I wrote a longer review on the wedding . The rooms are 5star and the staff are so friendly efficient and nothing is to much to ask . We highly recommend as a wedding destination .Perfect weekend thank you Emily moon.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jarryd K
United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place 😍😍😍 We went for a wedding and stayed over two nights with the wedding party. We loved it that much we stayed an extra two nights! Stunning views. Stunning rooms. Stunning food. Stunning surroundings. I couldn't fault the place. I fell in love with Emily Moon as soon as I arrived and instantly felt relaxed (even with a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank NicolaKrystal
france
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 nights here. The lodge rooms are all unique. And furnished with an eclectic mix of African artefacts The restaurant is first class Great service delicious food It was all so different from anywhere we had stayed before The last stop on our fabulous South African holiday booked through Travel Exclusively African. They organised the whole holiday so...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank frenchabroadFrance
Kingston, Surrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only a 8 minute drive from Plett High Street, you quickly feel you have arrived at an African lodge. We stayed in a cabin room, with great decor and facilities. Shabby chic style with an open fire place and your own balcony overlooking the river. Lovely bathroom with all the usual amenities you would expect from a corporate hotel but...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank KHA1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time staying at this lovely gem on the Bitou River, conveniently removed from the maddening crowds of Plett itself. Attentive staff and a fabulous restaurant. Sundowners on your own personal deck highly recommended. And don't miss breakfast!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food and ambience !! Pork belly was absolutely gorgeous ! Thanks to Juan (Head Chef), Mark (FOH Manager) and Alex (GM) for a super time ! If I may suggest a broader white wine selection, that would be good. Perhaps add a Gewürstraminer / Colombar / Buketraube to the list ? It will compliment many of the lighter dishes...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jan S
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The location is fabulous. Awesome views and a lovely interior with a warm atmosphere. You need to pre-book here as this restaurant is very popular. However, food was really disappointing- probably the worst we ate in the region. Starters were better then the main dishes, we all had different meals but no one was good...wouldn't go there again and if...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank stephanthun
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Well designed accommodation with lovely views over the river from the balcony. It was a great pleasure to reside there for a few days. Although the room doesn't have AC we found the fan worked well. The staff were very friendly and helped make our stay very enjoyable. Had some lovely meals in the restaurant. It had a very good...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank db42015
Somerset West, South Africa
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Mixed feelings .....pizza's at Simon's bar were great but restaurant stuff disappointing . Sent back burnt chicken and seafood curry was very disappointing ......was nothing more than 8 mussels in a not so nice tomato soup ! Stick with the pizza's .

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GLEN J
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Spent 3 wonderful nights. Accommodation was perfect. Very private, peaceful and comfortable. Beautiful view from our private deck. First morning they sat with us after the great breakfast and went through the various things to do/see in Plettenberg Bay Area. Gave great recommendations for activities and restaurants etc. It made our stay so easy. The staff was great, attentive yet...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ctb4242

243 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (207)
Viewed
Dining (23)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (30)
Viewed
Room/Suite (38)
Viewed
View from Room (21)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (82)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (36)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (18)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Plettenberg Bay hotels
10.5 km away
Tsala Treetop Lodge
Tsala Treetop Lodge
#1 of 2 in Harkerville
523 reviews
4.9 km away
The Plettenberg Hotel
The Plettenberg Hotel
#2 of 13 in Plettenberg Bay
544 reviews
10.1 km away
Hunter's Country House
Hunter's Country House
#2 of 2 in Harkerville
240 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.4 km away
The Robberg Beach Lodge
The Robberg Beach Lodge
#5 of 13 in Plettenberg Bay
695 reviews
8.0 km away
Tamodi Lodge
Tamodi Lodge
#1 of 9 in The Crags
268 reviews
10.9 km away
Trogon House and Forest Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: R1 653 - R6 189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emily Moon River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Cheap Tickets, Priceline and Hotel.de so you can book your Emily Moon River Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Emily Moon River Hotel Plettenberg Bay
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Emily Moon River Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms were good. If they didn't have a direct view from the room, there was a private raised lookout just nearby.”
aboonm, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In our opinion, ask for the rooms farthest from the lodge. Exceptional Southeast, unobstructed views.”
Thesweater, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms if you don't want lots of steps”
giovannaingram, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry I m unable to answer as I haven't stayed in the hotel”
171discerningdiner1, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 is a comfortable two level family room with decks”
JonB_SA, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Expedia.com
US$149* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.comUS$149
Hotwire.comUS$151
Booking.comUS$149
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates