The Plettenberg Hotel

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Plettenberg 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 elegant The Plettenberg Hotel has a commanding location on the bay. 

The Plettenberg, 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 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.

Open from breakfast to dinner, the restaurant, The Seafood, combines various elements to provide an amazing dining experience. In its decor and atmosphere, the beach, sand, and ocean are integrated to complement the spectacular views of Plettenberg 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.


  • 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

Facilities Available at The Plettenberg Hotel

  • 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

More Information on The Plettenberg Hotel

FAQs about The Plettenberg Hotel
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at The Plettenberg Hotel are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where is The Plettenberg Hotel located?
The address of The Plettenberg Hotel is: 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay, 6600.