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Southern Cross Beach House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 Capricorn Lane | Solar Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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Ranked #38 of 73 Plettenberg Bay B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014
ShareKhan4 Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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207 reviews 207 reviews
69 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The location is good, overlooking Robberg Beach. The house is beautiful and garden well maintained. Rooms are clean and well maintained too, though some rooms are quite small. Breakfast was good as well, though it took a bit of time. The only real improvement can be in providing better toiletries in the bathroom.

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Vienna, Austria
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful beaches, great breakfast area overlooking the sea, very friendly staff but unfortunately the pool and ocean view is restricted to the owners. Guest rooms have entrance from the garden where everyone passes, no balcony, all ground level. some rooms are really nice, others very small.

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Leuven, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Romantic Laura Ashley stylish guesthouse by the seaside, on a height, superb view on ocean and near to beach. Friendly people, great atmosphere. One minor important aspect though: our room had no airconditioning, a bit strange with the hot climate. So sleeping was not comfortable.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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44 hotel reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We stayed at the Southern Cross Beach House during a 3 week vacation in South Africa. While this B and B was good, it was probably the most disappointing place we stayed during our entire trip (the others were outstanding!). I am not sure if I would stay here again, even though we had more than a pleasant stay. Would... More

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

We definitely enjoyed staying at the Southern Cross Beach House. It has beautiful decorated rooms, all kept in white (no seaview and only a tiny bit run down), a romantic garden with many different flowers and rose-bushes, 2 funny dogs and a very short distance walk through the dunes to get to the marvellous beach. It was also amazingly restful... More

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Milan, Italy
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29 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I'd like very much to stay at Southern Cross. The house is nicely white decorated with a lovely garden and a beatiful view of the sea. With a just a small walk within the threes your are on the beach. Rooms are not very big but nice and clean. Breakfast and service very good.

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Perth, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

A friend who used to live at Plettenberg Bay recommended Southern Cross Beach House during our stay and it could not have been a better choice. The rooms are beautifully appointed and clean, with excellent service, especially from Edward, the knowledgeable manager, who ensured that we knew where the best restaurants and places to visit were located. The accommodation is... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Everything was perfect. The decor of the rooms and common areas, the gardens, the staff. It really is a special place to spend a few days! The staff couldn't do enough for us and made us feel like we were royalty. Thank you Southern Cross Beach House.... we will definitely be back!

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This place is very well located above the beach of Plettenberg Bay, with friendly staff and convenient central kitchen services for general use during the day. However, no rooms have sea views, unless you are the owner, whose rooms do. The pool is only for the use of the owner, too. So while it's very good, it's not quite as... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

What a wonderful location! The B&B is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We wanted to just stay there and look at the view of the ocean. Edward, the Manager, and his staff were extremely helpful and kind and made our final days in South Africa very special.

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Address: 1 Capricorn Lane | Solar Beach, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Cross Beach House 4*
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