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.

How much does a room at The Plettenberg Hotel cost?
The average rate for a night's stay at The Plettenberg Hotel is R4,060.00 to R21,370.00.
Where is The Plettenberg Hotel located?
The address of The Plettenberg Hotel is: 40 Church Street, Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay, 6600.

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

Stay 3 and pay 2

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 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 nights or more
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 01 April 2020 - 19 December 2020
  • 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