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Ocean Watch Guest House

4.0 of 5
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21 Plettenberg Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Ocean Watch Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bergen, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled as a family with two children, aged 5 1/2 and almost 4. Choose the Caribbean room (family, two rooms and bathroom). The pool at the guest house is small and is not a reason for staying here. Nice to have towels to go to the beach. Friendly staff! Basic, but ok breakast. Could be better cleaning of the room,... More 

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We arrived around 6;30 pm for an overnight stay and following the map supplied found Ocean Watch. As we stopped a car drew up and a lady (it turned out to be the owner, Judy) drew alongside and told us that this entrance was locked off and we needed to go around the corner to get in. Once in Judy... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is the best we've stayed in during our two week travel in SA. It is spotless, extremely well decorated, spacious, and and has recently refurbished bathrooms that are wonderful. Judy, the hostess, is charming and accommodating. The staff is also friendly and helpful. The ocean and distant mountain views are beautiful. The house is large, well laid out... More 

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Brisbane
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A lovely B & B within easy walking distance to restaurants, etc. Fantastic location with views out over the ocean - just a beautiful spot. Very quiet area. Extremely comfortable with added extra touches in the room like tea/coffee and port.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Ocean Watch. Moica and Jessica and Glen took wonderful care of us, the bed was SO comfortable, and the views over the Bay were perfect. Will recommend to anyone coming to The Garden Route!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My stay at the Ocean Watch Guest House was initially booked as pre-Otter Trail accommodation for 4 of us friends. However, due to a change in my circumstances, I was no longer able to do the Otter Trail and so I extended by an additional night. I wish I had stayed longer. We arrived mid-afternoon and the second I walked... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My wife and I stayed at The Ocean Watch guest house for 2 nights. The rooms is beautiful...and this combined with the great service and friendlyness of the owners made the stay awesome! Thanks Ocean watch!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I fell in love with Plett and I'm sure this had a lot to do with Judy and Glenn's beautiful guest house and warm hospitality. Our tasteful room had a stunning view of the ocean. We enjoyed an entire day lying next to the pool with that gorgeous view. The breakfasts were delicious and the staff were fun and friendly.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Just back from completing the Otter trail and spent a night at start and at end at Glenn and Judy's wonderful guest house. I can only confirm all the wonderful comments by others and note that we too had a warm welcome, lovely facilities, a copious breakfast and fabulous views. We traveled as a family of four and stayed in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We had 4 nights as a family of four; it's unusual for me not to find something that could be improved but this was just perfect. Glenn & Judy were perfect hosts along with the 3 wonderful ladies who looked after our every request. Great location in the centre of Plett. Easy access to beaches and fantastic advice on what... More 

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