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

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

Hiking

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Steam room

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
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 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 hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities

  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking

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
  • Golf course
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam room
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • 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

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

Church Street 40, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, 6600

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City Center
  • Plettenberg Bay
    1.1km
Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
    6.2km
  • George (GRJ)
    92.2km
Restaurants
  • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
    10 m
  • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
    230 m
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.

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Premier Suite
Size: 50m2
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Room facilities
    The Plettenberg Standard Twin RoomThe Plettenberg Standard Twin RoomThe Plettenberg Standard Twin RoomThe Plettenberg Standard Twin Room
    Standard Twin Room
    Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed
    Size: 33m2
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    • Air conditioning
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    Double or Twin STANDARD

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      Villa
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        Bed type: Double or Twin beds
        Size: 48m2
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          The Plettenberg Luxury RoomThe Plettenberg Luxury RoomThe Plettenberg Luxury RoomThe Plettenberg Luxury Room
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          Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed
          Size: 37m2
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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
              1.1km
            Airports
            • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
              6.2km
            • George (GRJ)
              92.2km
            Restaurants
            • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
              10 m
            • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
              230 m
            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 - 1.0km

            Places of interest

            • Robberg - 3.0km
            • Plettenberg Bay Polo Field - 3.3km

            Parks

            • Birds of Eden - 600 m

            Local Attractions

            • Lawnwood Snake Park - 2.4km
              on the N2 in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay
            • Knysna Elephant Park - 10.3km
              1km off the N2 Highway between Plettenberg Bay and Knysna, Knysna
            • Plett Puzzle Park - 2.4km
              along N2 Highway, Plettenberg Bay

            Near the hotel

            • Robberg Nature Reserve - 580 m
              8 kms south of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay
            • Adventure Land - Water Slides and Play Park - 1.1km
              N2, Plettenberg Bay
            • Radical Raptors - 1.1km
              N2, Plettenberg Bay

            Restaurants Nearby

            • SeaFood at The Plettenberg - 10 m

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

              69% likes this, based on 38 reviews
              Cuisine: European
              Price Range: GBP 14 - GBP 22

            • Health Hub - 460 m

              Address: 2 Sewell Street
              Phone: 27445331744

              63% likes this, based on 17 reviews
              Price Range: GBP 3 - GBP 10

            • Franko's Kitchen - 470 m

              Address: Main
              Phone: 044-533 3693

              64% likes this, based on 21 reviews
              Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Fusion
              Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 11

            • Lookout Deck - 230 m

              Address: Look Out Beach
              Phone: 044 533 13 79

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

            • The Med Seafood Bistro - 490 m

              Address: Village Square
              Phone: 27(0)445333102

              61% likes this, based on 97 reviews
              Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Continental, Vegetarian
              Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 11

            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

            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
              1.1km
            Airports
            • Plettenberg Bay (PBZ)
              6.2km
            • George (GRJ)
              92.2km
            Restaurants
            • SeaFood at The Plettenberg (cuisine: European)
              10 m
            • Lookout Deck (cuisine: Seafood, International)
              230 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              38
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