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The Robberg Beach Lodge

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   89 Beachy Head Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 15 hotels in Plettenberg Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Julia B Chichester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautifully minimalist lodge is right on the beach-you may see whales from your window (beware only 6 rooms have sea views so pay for this if it matters-or go sit in the lounge!) Rooms have everything you need and are bright and spacious-and very clean! Lovely buffet breakfast and helpful staff-all in all a very good stay!

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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful comfortable hotel right on the beach. Unfortunately we arrived near dusk one evening and had to be out early the next morning. We did manage a 15 minute walk on the beach at sunset and saw whales!! The hotel is in a perfect location, and the top floor sits high for ideal whale watching from reception.... More

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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated right on Plettenberg Bay, we were upgraded to a room with fantastic panoramic views across the bay – on the first morning we awoke to a marvellous display by several whales just outside our windows. Breakfasts were delicious and the staff were friendly and the manager helpful in advising us of places to go to see and eat.

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Sydney, Australia
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58 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be one of the top places I have been. It's a lovely guest house that affords great views of the beach and a sunrise you won't forget easily. The room in the basement that I was given was immaculate with a great bathroom. It is very reasonably priced and I only wish I could have stayed an extra... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gorgeous location! This Guest Lodge is utterly gorgeous, spacious and nothing is too much for the staff. We were welcomed by Beth and given a tour of the property and our room, which was immaculate, huge and with perfect touches. We were offered if we wanted them to make a booking for dinner, which is always a fantastic... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Robberg is a very small hotel, perhaps closer to a guest house, but guestrooms are huge. Just the bathroom we had was smaller than that of the entire room in some Tokyo hotels. We were individually welcomed by the manager, who gave us a tour of the property. She also was very helpful in providing hints on what to... More

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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The setting is great, the views are spectacular, the rooms are very comfortable and the staff are very attentive. We couldn't have asked for anything more. I specifically liked the honesty bars, and the port and muffins set out each night for guests to help themselves to. Chantel was also kind enough to help us book an ocean safari, and... More

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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us such a great review. It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay. Plettenberg Bay is such a wonderful place to visit and we're thrilled you loved all of it. Your kind words were a lot like experiencing the sunshine on a winter's day- nothing could make us happier. For us as a family, this is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have received very good service from Robberg Beach Lodge. The help was exellent when we needed to change our booking. The personel is very professional and provides for a very good experience. I would recomend the lodge to anyone who would appreciate their hospitality. Thank you for the good experience!

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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Changing your travel arrangements and bookings can sometimes prove to be tricky. We really appreciate that you took the time to let other travelers know what you thought about your experience. We hope that you will be back in no time to enjoy the beautiful views and surroundings in Plettenberg Bay. We wish... More

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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were here in the off season and had stayed at a hotel in Knysna the evening before with NO HEAT. We were very thankful to find the Robberg and enjoy the most efficient heating system from our two week trip across So. Africa. If you run cold, this is a great place to stay in the winter. the staff... More

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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Ha ha, we really liked your appeal to the whole of Africa on where to find warmth this winter: word's out and I'm sure we'll be fully booked all through the 'off' season from now on.South African winters can be quite unpredictable: one minute you're thinking of swimming and the next you're dripping wet with all the rain. Having a... More

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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was really impressed. I went in with low expectations. Only needed to stay in Plett for 1 night but my word. I must come back. Staff were awesome. They even started the braai for me. Rooms are huge, breakfast nice, deck for viewing was amazing. Will return for sure.

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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Fantastic picture! It looks like the weather was superb during your stay. Thanks for all your appreciation- it's always great when you end up being pleasantly surprised. Hopefully next time, you'll have a bit more time to enjoy all that the Robberg has to offer. You've made us all feel so great with your praises. We're glad you made use... More

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Address: 89 Beachy Head Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Robberg Beach Lodge 5*
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Set right at the middle of Robberg Beach in Plettenberg Bay, The Robberg Beach Lodge offers twenty-nine rooms in four adjacent villas in a remarkable location. With our wandering garden pathways, two pools, two guest lounges, two honesty bars, and spectacular rooftop terrace, we offer a luxurious and tranquil accommodation experience right on the beach. We welcome children of all ages (book a Suite to enjoy reduced rates for children sharing)and we just love making romantic memories for couples. And don't worry if you've just broken up with your boyfriend: solo travellers get a single-occupancy discount. With its 29 rooms, the Robberg can also cater for larger groups. Our family has been gathering here for nearly twenty years, and we're proud to be able to share our special place with you. Set at the heart of the world-famous Garden Route, Plett is a must for all travellers in South Africa. Its ever-changing sky and seascapes, the unspoilt beauty of its lagoons and beaches, its great restaurants & coffee shops and fabulous nature reserves and sanctuaries will soon have you booking your return trip. Look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
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