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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   30 Rattray Head Avenue, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 73 Plettenberg Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014
Carla M London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place is really something, completely different to anywhere else I've stayed. Beautiful and restful building and location with excellent fresh and varied food. But the best thing about it is the warm welcome from owner Caroline, and Gloria, Cleo and Lovemore who made it such a pleasure to be there. You got the sense that everyone enjoys being there... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed at Kingfisher Suite for 7 Nights. The best room during our 3 weeks in SA and the best breakfast. Ever day different. Caroline is such a nice owner with a big heart. Gloria, Cleo and Lovemore-thank you also so much! When we come back,only to this place. We loved the coffee we had every morning on the balcony.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful house in a residential area which makes it difficult to find without google maps or GPS. Near to the beach! We booked very late and got the Coral room. Not the best room in the house I suppose if reading other reviews correct. Very small with no AC but OK for one night. Caroline and her staff provide... More

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Halcyon House is a gracious residence oozing charm. The hostess and her staff could not have been more helpful and the breakfasts were of a high standard. Although it was not beach weather during our visit we did discover that it is only a short walk from the house. One does need transport to get into the centre of Plettenberg... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Walking into reception of Halcyon House, we were shocked by how beautiful the house is, the photos don't do the reception area justice. There is a lovely little pool area which is very tranquil with the sound of running water. Our room was clean and comfortable with a private balcony to look out on Plett. It was a nice touch... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had a very nice stay in the Halcyon House. We booked 2 rooms for 4p but we were offered 3 rooms, which we gladly accepted. Absolute stylish and special. High quality accomodation, clean, spacious and great hospitality. Breakfast was very nice. Great choice and very tasty. Our girls enjoyed the pool table the most....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Halcyon House is a very special find in Plett, we have stayed in other guest houses in Plett while good not even in the same league as Halcyon, The house is quite beautiful and the breakfasts! as good if not better than any five star hotel. It is the extra detail that Halcyon has, Judy mixes her own Muesli, Caroline... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Loved both the house and Plettenberg. We lucked out, in that the owners put us in the Kingfisher suite, which is quite something (decadent bathroom for example), with a great early morning view. Owners were great, Staff were great. As for location, you need a navigation device to find it.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

My wife and I spent only one night at Halcyon House, far too short a stay for such a wonderful venue. Caroline ensured we were well catered for and looked after in her magnificent home. And we emphasise "home". All amenities were excellent. At the time of our stay Plett Bay suffered a power outage but this this did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Was lucky enough to spend one night on route to a wedding at halcyon house. The service was phenomenal and I I truly can't wait to go back for a more leisurely stay to spend time in the kingfisher rooms jacuzzi bath or have a lazy breakfast next to the pool.

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Address: 30 Rattray Head Avenue, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Halcyon House 4*
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