The Plettenberg Hotel - Plettenberg Bay

Church Street 40, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600  show map
 5 stars
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The Plettenberg Hotel - Plettenberg Bay

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

Fishing

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Editorial review:

This small hotel is located on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean. The suites are recommended, the seaside restaurant is amazing, the service is great, and the chef makes inspired dishes. There's a pool and spa, and that's about it for actual facilities. Scuba diving, nature preserves, and animal refuges are nearby. Children under 12 are not allowed except for in the two houses.

Overview

The Plettenberg is a luxurious five-star property boasting an unrivalled location on a rocky headland overlooking spectacular Plettenberg Bay, a famous seaside tourist spot in Southern Africa. Every detail in this owner-managed property is well thought out to offer maximum enjoyment.

Light and soaring building of this boutique-style property perfectly blends with picturesque surroundings. Elegant inner adorning and ultimate comfort of the rooms make this hotel an ideal place to stay during romantic getaway.

The 37 guestrooms are equipped with air conditioning and floor heating also feature LCD TV with DVD player and fridge. Separated lookout villas are offered too.

An award-winning on-site restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine is one of the hotel’s main attractions. Stylish poolside bar boasts the views of Formosa Bay.

For those who come here on business there are the conference rooms and a well-equipped business center. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the entire building.

SPA center treatments and beautiful infinite swimming pools are destined to indulge the senses.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   38.

Rooms

The following room types are offered: Double Rooms, Luxury Doubles with the bay or garden views and separate sitting area; five individually designed Suites; seven Premier Suites with walkout balconies offering the world-best views and a separate lounge.

For those craving for seclusion and utmost comfort having access to the hotel amenities there are the Beach House and the Lookout Villa. The Beach House features a sundeck with a little swimming pool, two bedrooms, large living room with fireplace, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. Lookout Villa has similar facilities and three bedrooms.

Children over eight years are welcome in the rooms of the main building. Children under eight are accommodated with their parents in the Beach House or Lookout Villa. Extra beds and cots are not provided.

Dining options

On-site restaurant Sand at the Plettenberg serves breakfasts, lunches and dinners in a relaxing marine ambience maintained in sand and sea colors.

Varied breakfast buffet included in the rate, consists of the most qualitative local fare, fresh fruits, pastries, dairy products, hot prepared on order items, and traditional continental choices.

Season inspired lunches and dinners are offered by the world-famed chef Peter Tempelhoff who brings in his culinary creations an authentic South African taste.

The Plettenberg also disposes of its own wine cellar and a poolside bar.

The hotel The Plettenberg serves a american breakfast for free. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Church Street 40, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600

Get directions
City Center
  • Plettenberg Bay
    3700 ft
Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
    3.9 mi
  • George (GRJ)
    57.3 mi
Restaurants
  • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
    100 ft
  • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    38

Rooms and availability

The following room types are offered: Double Rooms, Luxury Doubles with the bay or garden views and separate sitting area; five individually designed Suites; seven Premier Suites with walkout balconies offering the world-best views and a separate lounge.

For those craving for seclusion and utmost comfort having access to the hotel amenities there are the Beach House and the Lookout Villa. The Beach House features a sundeck with a little swimming pool, two bedrooms, large living room with fireplace, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. Lookout Villa has similar facilities and three bedrooms.

Children over eight years are welcome in the rooms of the main building. Children under eight are accommodated with their parents in the Beach House or Lookout Villa. Extra beds and cots are not provided.

The Plettenberg Premier Suite Hotel informationThe Plettenberg Premier SuiteThe Plettenberg Premier Suite
Premier Suite
Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Super-King Size bed
Size: 540 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Premier Suite, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds - Breakfast Included

Room facilities
    The Plettenberg Standard Double Room Hotel informationThe Plettenberg Standard Double RoomThe Plettenberg Standard Double Room
    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
    Size: 360 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    DOUBLE STANDARD

    Room facilities
      Beachfront Room
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      • Free Wi-Fi
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      Room facilities
        Villa
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        Room facilities
          The Plettenberg Suite Hotel informationThe Plettenberg SuiteThe Plettenberg Suite
          Suite
          Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 1 Super-King Size bed
          Size: 520 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
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          DOUBLE SUITE

          Room facilities
            The Plettenberg Elegant Double Room Hotel information
            Elegant Double Room
            Bed type: Double Bed
            Size: 360 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            This elegant, air-conditioned room features under-floor heating, TV and en suite bathroom.

            Room facilities
              The Plettenberg Spacious Suite Hotel informationThe Plettenberg Spacious SuiteThe Plettenberg Spacious Suite
              Spacious Suite
              Size: 520 sq. feet
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              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              This spacious and light, air-conditioned suite features has a balcony with sea views. It offers a separate lounge, under-floor heating and an en suite bathroom.

              Room facilities
                The Plettenberg Luxury Double Room Hotel informationThe Plettenberg Luxury Double RoomThe Plettenberg Luxury Double Room
                Luxury Double Room
                Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
                Size: 400 sq. feet
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                • Private bathroom
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                DOUBLE LUXURY SEA VIEW

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel The Plettenberg Hotel - Plettenberg Bay Plettenberg Bay location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Church Street 40, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Plettenberg Bay
                    3700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
                    3.9 mi
                  • George (GRJ)
                    57.3 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
                    100 ft
                  • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
                    800 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of rooms:
                    38

                  The Plettenberg Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 3300 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Robberg - 1.9 mi
                  • Plettenberg Bay Polo Field - 2.1 mi

                  Parks

                  • Birds of Eden - 2000 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • Lawnwood Snake Park - 1.5 mi
                    on the N2 in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
                  • Knysna Elephant Park - 6.4 mi
                    1km off the N2 Highway between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, Knysna
                  • Plett Puzzle Park - 1.5 mi
                    along N2 Highway, Plettenberg Bay

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Robberg Nature Reserve - 2000 ft
                    8 kms south of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay
                  • Adventure Land - Water Slides and Play Park - 3800 ft
                    N2, Plettenberg Bay
                  • Radical Raptors - 3800 ft
                    N2, Plettenberg Bay

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • SeaFood at The Plettenberg - 100 ft

                    Address: 40 Church Street
                    Phone: +27 44 533 2030

                    69% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                    Cuisine: European
                    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 33

                  • Health Hub - 1600 ft

                    Address: 2 Sewell Street
                    Phone: 27445331744

                    63% likes this, based on 17 reviews
                    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 15

                  • Franko's Kitchen - 1600 ft

                    Address: Main
                    Phone: 044-533 3693

                    64% likes this, based on 21 reviews
                    Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Fusion
                    Price Range: USD 11 - USD 16

                  • Lookout Deck - 800 ft

                    Address: Look Out Beach
                    Phone: 044 533 13 79

                    71% likes this, based on 375 reviews
                    Cuisine: Seafood, International

                  • The Med Seafood Bistro - 1700 ft

                    Address: Village Square
                    Phone: 27(0)445333102

                    61% likes this, based on 97 reviews
                    Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Continental, Vegetarian
                    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

                  Getting there.

                  Directions from the nearest Plettenberg Bay Airport (driving time is 15 minutes):

                  Exit the airport road and turn into the Robberg Road. Follow it to the end. Then turn right to the Piesang River Road. At the roundabout turn into Starnd Street, then Sewell Street. At the next stop sign turn right and follow the Church Street up to its end.

                  George Airport can be reached within one hour and 15 minutes.

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of rooms:
                    38
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                  The Plettenberg Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Plettenberg

                  Average guest rating

                  8.6out of 10
                  Exceptional
                  Based on 6 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Rooms
                  10.0

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    10.0

                    Amazing staff - nothing was a problem for them . very friendly and homely yet luxurious hotel .magnificent location.

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    Very friendly and helpfull staff. Small enough hotel to have personal attention, but big enough to have all the facilities.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel The Plettenberg Hotel - Plettenberg Bay Plettenberg Bay location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Church Street 40, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Plettenberg Bay
                    3700 ft
                  Airports
                  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
                    3.9 mi
                  • George (GRJ)
                    57.3 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
                    100 ft
                  • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
                    800 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2006
                  • Number of rooms:
                    38