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Bayview Hotel
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

I don't have time to write this review, first we were given the wrong room, then the room we got had an air on that didn't work only to be told there are only two air cons in the whole hotel! The pic on the Internet of the room next to my confirmation has an air con in???the carpets were dirty, the toilet disgusting looked like someone had diaorea when u lifted the seat and hair on the floor / the windowsill looked like it had never been cleaned and the balcony gutter was full of hair and cigarette butts! The carpets dirty too

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Cate G, Director of Sales at Bayview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. I can only apologise for your experience at our property. The cleanliness of the rooms is of utmost importance to us and we are busy implementing more staff training to avoid situations like this in future. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

Booked the honeymoon suite because everything else seemed to be booked in Plett for the Christmas/Summer holidays. The room was spacious and the balcony had a nice view of the bay. Staff were friendly and helpful.
However, first impressions were a bit mixed as although the room was spacious and the view of the bay was nice the bathroom was not what I would describe as "sumptuously appointed" (their own description on their website) and the floor was a bit grubby. There was no ceiling fan or even a sign that there ever had been one and the safe did not work. I will say that we did not bring this up with them directly as we were only there for a short stay. I did have to ask them for some clean glasses on the second day as the ones left by housekeeping had lip marks on them.
The honeymoon suite is directly above the outdoor dining area (which although the restaurant closes at 9 there was still noise from the clearing up and then it all started again early for the breakfast shift). The room is also on Main Street which is very busy with people and traffic late into the night. This meant that it was quite noisy and we didn't get great sleep.
The bed was comfortable and the staff were nice so perhaps we would have had a better experience in another room away from the main road. Otherwise would not recommend the Honeymoon Suite unless you're not bothered by noise. I feel we paid more than it was worth because it was peak season.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure Wat other people experienced in this hotel but my family and I had a great time here.
The staffing were friendly and very helpful and the rooms and baths were very neat.
thanks guys you made our stay in plat a good one.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Don't go buy their pics on the websites.. You don't have see facing room at all.Secondly they claim to be 3 star category of hotel but i will give just 1 star.. I stayed 27 and 28 dec'15 with my family... My experience was very bad.. Reception will tell you to drink the water from washroom basin as they don't provide even a bottle of water In the room a complementary... No breakfast included ... Bathrooms was having stink... We have asked extra blanket, it never came.. We waited for half an hour and slept... Layer of rust in kettle.... So many issues... So better to stay some where else....

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

I stayed in the Bayview hotel in Sept 2015 and found it to be very very basic. The room was nothing special. The shower barely worked and would always flood the bathroom if every used. The TV was from the 70's small 15" but one of those massive boxes. Not that great when most of the pubs were closed. If you can afford it I would recommend going somewhere else until this place gets a refurb.

The rooms were fairly clean. Sheets on the bed seemed a bit dirty on arrival.

Room Tip: Wifi in Reception, Nothing in room.
  • Stayed: September 2015, travelled solo
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