South African Hotels

The Plettenberg Hotel

Address
40 Church Street
Plettenberg Bay 6600
Garden Route
Western Cape
South Africa
Rating
Hotel Type
Spa
R5000.00SINGLE RATE
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The elegant The Plettenberg Hotel has a commanding location on the bay. The hotel is maintained and groomed to the highest levels of service which are typical of all McGrath hotels. Service at this hotel is personal and attentive at all times.& The only 5-star hotel in the area with direct beach access.

The Plettenberg has 38 beautifully decorated hotel rooms and suites, the hotel affords guests with the most breathtaking views of the mountains, ocean, and long stretches of golden beach. Providing an ideal base from which to explore the many attractions including Knysna, Mossel Bay, and Oudtshoorn, the hotel offers private facilities and first-class service, making a stay here unforgettable.

The Plettenberg hotel features a total of 38 hotel rooms and suites, all of which are air-conditioned, and decorated to the highest standards. We would recommend the Premier Suites as the sea views are fantastic.

There are several in-house facilities for guests, which ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay, including a health and beauty spa, an iconic outdoor swimming pool, a traditional Seafood Restaurant with a well-stocked wine cellar, and the famous Sandbar.

Facilities:

  • A selection of restaurants
  • A bar and lounge
  • An extensive wine cellar
  • Two outdoor, infinity swimming pools
  • Plettenberg Fresh Wellness Spa
  • An in-house boutique
  • Close access to the nearby beaches

Open from breakfast to dinner, the in-house restaurant, The Seafood, combines various elements to provide a memorable dining experience. In its decor and atmosphere, the beach, sand, and ocean are integrated to complement the spectacular views of Formosa Bay. Offering modern South African cuisine that is seasonally influenced, the Seafood restaurant is one not to be missed. The Sandbar has an inviting, fresh, light look and feels that offers a relaxing space for the Plettenberg guests while enjoying delicious cocktails, fine South African wines, and champagne.

Below detailed information about the The Plettenberg Hotel is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bathrobe
  • DVD player
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater in Room
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet Access
  • Local and International Newspapers
  • Mini bar
  • Modem Access
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Underfloor Heating

Restaurants

Sand Restaurant

The restaurant has views over the bay and it is relaxed dining atmosphere with clean lines and classic and modern dishes. They are open for breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner. Breakfasts offer a buffet of fresh fruit, cheeses, cold meats, cereals and yogurts. They serve a full cooked English breakfast of your choice.

Wine Cellar

For a romantic dinner for two, guests may enjoy the state-of-the-art Wine Cellar, surrounded by bottles and bottles of the best South African wines from a large wine list. They offer tours of the cellar are available and can be arranged by the sommelier.

Spa Facilities

The spa has therapists who specialise in special massages and treatments.  Every experience is a personalised with plant extracts and tissue oils. You will leave with your body feeling replenished and the skin glowing. The spa has a range of treatments that include a top of the range Decleor products. Manicures and pedicures which will renew, re-energize and restore your hands and feet. The ozone bath therapy will detox the body while the steam room offers a relaxing retreat.

Swimming

The hotel features two swimming pools, one of which is heated, and both overlook the stunning bay.

Tour of the wine cellar

The hotel features an award winning wine cellar which is stocked with a selection of the best local wines. This exclusive wine cellar is available for special occasion private dining. Tours of the wine cellar can be arranged by the sommelier.

Shopping at the Collection Boutique

The Collection Boutique offers a unique selection of specialty items and clothing from the area.

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Communication Centre with 24-hour complimentary Internet access
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Day-use facilities for early arrivals and late departures
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Private guest library/ lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Travel desk
  • Wellness centre

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in rooms
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • 24 Hour room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity in all rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services
  • Doctor on call
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Porters
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-up call
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:
8

Room features:

  • Twin or double beds
  • Comfortable and elegant setting
  • Rooms do not have a sea view but rather a garden view
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
Single Room R5000
Double Room R5000

Luxury Room

# Rooms:
9

Room features:

  • Twin or double beds
  • Comfortable and elegant setting
  • Partial sea view or garden view
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Small terrace
  • Separate showers
  • Heating and air-conditioning
Single Room R6530
Double Room R6530

Luxury Room with sea view

# Rooms:
6

Room features:

  • Twin or double beds
  • Comfortable and elegant setting
  • Sea view
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Balcony
Single Room R7670
Double Room R7670

Suite

# Rooms:
5

Room features:

  • Twin or double beds
  • Comfortable and elegant setting
  • Sea view
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Separate lounge
  • Under floor heating
  • Air-conditioning.
Single Room R8900
Double Room R8900

Premier Suite

# Rooms:
7

Room features:

  • Twin or double beds
  • Comfortable and elegant setting
  • Sea view
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Separate lounge area.
Single Room R10210
Double Room R10210

The Beach House 2 Bedrooms

# Rooms:
1

The Beach House is next to the main hotel and the decor has a nautical feel. The villa has a private entrance but still has full access to the hotel with a butler. The house consists of 2 en-suite bedrooms, a large sitting room with fireplace, dining room and small service kitchen. The main bedroom leads to the pool which has views of the bay. All the room is air-conditioned.

Room features:

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 en-suite Bathrooms
  • Lounge and fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Small service kitchen
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sundeck and plunge pool
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite and DVD player
  • WiFi
Single Room R19170
Double Room R19170

The Lookout Villa 3 Bedrooms

# Rooms:
1

Overlooking the scenic bay, this exclusive house offers a view of beautiful sunrises, whales in the winter months as well as pods of dolphins all year round. Natural ocean colors filter through the Lookout Villa providing a warm and relaxing atmosphere for guests to enjoy. A mix of dark stained floors and sisal carpeting are throughout the house.

Room features:

  • Open-plan lounge and dining area
  • A well-stocked galley kitchen
  • Private swimming pool and garden
  • Air-conditioning
  • Flat screen TVs with satellite
  • WiFi
  • DVD players
Single Room R22420
Double Room R22420

The Plettenberg Hotel Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay for 3 nights at the luxury, 5 star The Plettenberg Hotel in Plettenberg Bay and only pay for 2 nights. You will enjoy one free night. This offer is valid for travel 1 April - 30 September 2018 , 1 - 15 December 2018 and  6 January - 30 September 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Complimentary breakfast daily, including sparkling wine
  • A complimentary bottle of wine in-room on arrival
  • Complimentary minibar
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary upgrade to next category room (subject to availability), for a 3-night stays or more.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items that are of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a stay of 3
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 April - 30 September 2018 01st of December to the 15th of December 2018 and 6 January - 30 September 2019
  • A minimum stay of three nights applies to this offer
  • Subject to availability and to change without prior notification
  • Quoted in South African rand (ZAR), inclusive of 15% VAT and inclusive of 1% Tourism Levy
  • All rates excluding tourism / grading levy on accommodation. Tourism levy will be charged at R40.00 per room per night.
  • Offer not available in conjunction with another offers or specials.
  • Not accumulative.
  • Package inclusions are non-refundable
  • Seasonal rates and blackout dates apply
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Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 nights at the Plettenberg Hotel for travel 1 April - 30 September 2018, 1 - 15 December 2018 and 6 January - 30 September 2019.

Included in the rate:

  • Complimentary breakfast daily, including sparkling wine
  • A complimentary bottle of wine in-room on arrival
  • Complimentary minibar
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary upgrade to next category room (subject to availability), for a 3-night stays or more.

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items that are of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a stay of 4 nights or more
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 April - 30 September 2018, 1 - 15 December 2018 and 6 January - 30 September 2019
  • A minimum stay of four nights applies to this offer
  • Subject to availability and to change without prior notification
  • Quoted in South African rand (ZAR), inclusive of 15% VAT and inclusive of 1% Tourism Levy
  • All rates excluding tourism / grading levy on accommodation. Tourism levy will be charged at R40.00 per room per night.
  • Offer not available in conjunction with another offers or specials.
  • Not accumulative.
  • Package inclusions are non-refundable
  • Seasonal rates and blackout dates apply
     
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Stay for 7 nights at the Plettenberg Hotel for travel 1 April - 30 September 2018 and 1 April - 30 September 2019 and only pay for 5 nights.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items that are of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a stay of 7 nights or more
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 1 April - 30 September 2018 and 1 April - 30 September 2019
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Spoil your loved one with a Royal Breakaway at the The Plettenberg Hotel.

The Royal Breakaway package includes:

  • Luxurious accommodation
  • Fresh fruit and bottle of wine in-room on arrival
  • Full English breakfast with bubbles in Seafood restaurant or in the privacy of your room daily
  • R500 credit per night to be used in either Seafood restaurant, spa or an upgrade for the room
  • Romantic turndown
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • Complimentary WiFi

Please contact us for a rate quote for this package.

Included in the rate:

  • Luxurious accommodation
  • Fresh fruit and bottle of wine in-room on arrival
  • Full English breakfast with bubbles in Seafood restaurant or in the privacy of your room daily
  • R500 credit per night to be used in either Seafood restaurant, spa or an upgrade for the room
  • Romantic turndown
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • Complimentary WiFi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Please enquire for a rate quote
  • Subject to availability
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Treat yourself to a blissful escape in Plettenberg Bay at the Plettenberg Hotel.

Recharge your batteries during your indulgent 2-night spa stay celebrating wellbeing and relaxation.

Reconnect and rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. Explore the beaches on foot, rinse off in the balmy Indian ocean or do as little as you wish.

** Please contact our reservations team for a quotation.

Included in the rate:

  • Two night stay for two adults in luxurious accommodation
  • Fresh Fruit and a bottle of wine in your room upon arrival
  • Start your day of pampering with a delicious breakfast in our restaurant, or in the privacy of your room.
  • Spend the morning at Fresh Wellness Spa indulging in the unforgettable Muscle Release package, which includes:
  • Back Exfoliation
  • Deep Tissue Body Massage
  • Muscle Release Wrap
  • Pressure Point Reflex Foot Massage
  • Scalp Massage with Scalp Tonic
  • Complimentary Minibar
  • Complimentary WiFi

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • This package is valid for booking until 15 December 2019, rates fluctuate seasonally - please contact us for a quote
  • Blackout dates from 19 - 22 April 2019
  • * Subject to availability on the room type quoted, rate fluctuates seasonally and may be changed without prior notification.
  • Rates quoted are per person sharing.
  • Rates are in South African Rand (ZAR) and include 15% VAT.
  • All rates excluding tourism / grading levy on accommodation. Tourism Levy will be charged at R40.00 per room per night.
  • Supplement applies to children under 12 years if sharing a room with two adults
  • Should there be an increase in the accommodation rate, value added tax or the tourism / grading levy, you will be advised in writing of the date from which this will be effective.
  • Inclusions may not be exchanged or refunded if not used.
  • Packages may not be used in conjunction with other offers and promotions.
  • A 50% deposit is required within 72 hours of reserving accommodation; the outstanding balance is required 14 days prior to arrival.
  • Service charges are not included in accommodation rates.
     
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The Plettenberg is a stunning hotel with a truly idyllic and indulgent experience.

My room at The Plettenberg had great simplicity and crisp elegance, one of a kind.

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -34.053834

Longitude: 23.377599

Directions

Directions from George Airport:

- From the airport take the N2 highway heading east - towards Port Elizabeth.
- Continue on the N2, travelling through the towns of Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna.
- Take the Plettenberg Bay turnoff at the traffic circle, turning right and pass the Shell Ultra City service station on your left hand side.
- You are now on Marine Way.
- Continue on Marine Way until you reach the second traffic circle/roundabout and proceed straight.
- At the second traffic circle, turn left into Main Road.
- After about 200m's turn right into Church Street.
- You will see a hotel signpost at this intersection.
- The hotel is situated at the end of Church Street - number 40.

Driving time: 1hr 15min.

Directions from Plettenberg Bay Airport:

- Exit the airport road, turning left and then right into Robberg Rd.
- Follow Robberg road to the end.
- At the T-junction turn right into Piesang River Road.
- At the roundabout/traffic circle, turn left, into Strand Street.
- Drive across the bridge and up the hill. Turn right into Sewell Street.
- At the next Stop sign, turn right into Church Street.
- The hotel is situated at the end of Church Street - number 40.

Driving time: 15min.

Directions from Port Elizabeth Bay Airport:

- From the airport take N2 highway heading west towards Cape Town.
- Stay on the N2 for about 240kms, driving through Humansdorp and Stormsrivier.
- On reaching Plettenberg Bay, turn left at the Engen Service station into Beacon Way.
- Stay on Beacon Way driving up the hill, where the road becomes Main Street.
- Turn left into Church Street.
- The hotel is situated at the end of Church Street - number 40.

Driving time: 2hr 30min.

Car Rental

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Star Rating

5 Star

Awards

The Plettenberg, Garden Route:

  • Diners Club  Excellence 2008
  • Liz McGrath – Relais & Chateaux Woman of the Year – 2008
  • Garden Route top 10 Restaurants 2009

Memberships

  • Relais & Chateaux Hotels

Hotel Group(s)

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