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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kurland Estate | The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have recently just stayed at kurland . It was the happiest experience. Wonderful warm staff look after you in the prettiest most charming hotel ever. You feel like you staying in a wonderful friends country house, filled with fresh roses, and unparalleled surrounding beauty. The service, the food and everything is charming, unhurried, and like being in a home.... More 

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peter r, Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, so much, Serena, for your great and kind review! We are so pleased you and the family enjoyed Kurland, and we look forward to seeing you again next year. All the Best for 2015. Best Wishes. Peter B. More 

South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In December we visited Kurland for the second time. Be warned: It is impossible to drive back into the real world, down the dappled, tree-lined avenue without contemplating your imminent return. Kurland is a charming exceptional 5 star country estate located an easy 16km outside the small, upmarket seaside playground of Plettenberg Bay. (Plettenberg Bay is located along the scenic,... More 

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peter r, Owner at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you kind and generous review. I was born on the Kurland Estate and have lived here most of my life, so am particularly pleased to hear what your experience of Kurland has been, and that you and your family not only were able to relax, but also enjoyed your stay. I was also interested in... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew this place fifty years ago when it was a private home. It was magical then. The place has since been taken from merely (!) magical to as close to perfection as it is possible to consider. Huge rooms, beautifully furnished and really well decorated. Great art on the walls, huge fireplaces with piles of logs burning every evening,... More 

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East Ilsley
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Can't wait for March to come......and our 4th trip to Kurland. We miss the people and this amazing place the minute we leave. Can't praise it enough.....It is a heavenly spot! Chef's food is delicious...and always accommodating any request not in the menu. Dinner al fresco in front of the fireplace. Romantic and much more!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

An amazing hotel. Old colonial style with a superb atmosphere. Large characterful rooms; having a lit fire when returning from dinner was a great touch. The motorbikes are complimentary to use and great for seeing the grounds, including the polo pavilion which is a must see. The dinner room has superb service, breakfast especially good. Dinner was enjoyable; food if... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Beautiful location, quiet, top quality food, top personal service, fantastic treatments, incredible individually styled cottages. A polo resort of the highest order. Manager is very flexible in the off season.

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Wilderness, South Africa
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99 reviews 99 reviews
30 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The enormous rooms are very comfortable with a huge verandah of views looking out at the horses in the fields. The bathroom was the biggest I have ever been in, but was fully equipped, with everything you could possibly want. The underfloor heating in the bathroom was very welcome as well. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, except for... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Kurlands is impressive and the accommodation is of a very high quality and the decor is stunning. On a cold night the road noise of N2 can be heard. The service is great and the breakfasts are beautiful. Wine list and dinner choices are expensive, but complete.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

But!!!! We arrived for one night - our room wasn't heated, we froze- no directory so we couldn't phone to ask for heating. It was quite late . The kids play room with dirty toys, a soiled diaper in the bin which must have been there for ages We chose this place bearing the kids in mind... This should NOT... More 

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Kurland, Owner at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for bringing this to our attention. It certainly isn't the norm here at Kurland Hotel and we do apologise for the inconveniences you encountered during your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon! More 

16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed at Kurland in August 2013, and it was a fantastic experience to say the least. We stayed for 5 nights, but frankly I could have stayed for 2 weeks. The rooms were spacious, tastefully decorated and luxurious. The grounds were very clean (there were literally a million leaves to pick up each day) and the staff were friendly... More 

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Address: Kurland Estate | The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kurland Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Kurland Hotel Plettenberg Bay
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#2 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#3 Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#4 Family Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Plettenberg Bay

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