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Dolphins' Playground Beachfront B & B

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3 Tillamook Ave, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Dolphins' Playground Beachfront B & B
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at this B&B for 5 nights in April 2015. Pam Meara is a wonderful host who is attentive to guests needs while maintaining an appropriate distance which ensures you feel free to come and go as you wish. She gave us a key and we always felt comfortable coming and going at any time. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dolphins Playground is a three or four room B&B situated just off the beach. There is a common patio/deck which has a spectacular sunrise view. Shirley, the maitre'de was helpful in making dinner reservations. Unfortunately all restaurants so must be driven to so one member of the party must manage their wine intake! All of the rooms require climbing a... More 

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99 reviews 99 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice location close to the beach. The location was very clean and the owner was on hand for anything we needed. She was clearly concerned about the rotating power sharing but had lighting (torches as referred to in SA) on hand and strategically placed throughout all areas. Security was also a priority but this is a... More 

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Nantwich, Cheshire, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, Dolphins' Playground - what can we say? Good Points: Absolutely fabulous beautifully appointed accommodation. Light, white, bright and sunny. Do book the Whale Room. View from the bed is gorgeous. Ensuite bathroom with bath and good shower. All you need is here, tv, hairdryer, heater, tea/coffee making, homemade cookies, loads of wardrobe space, safe. Anything missing, ask Pam. Outside... More 

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Frankfurt am Main
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have stayed two nights at Dolphins´ Playground for the second time. I am in love with that beautiful gem - nice, comfortable and clean rooms with stunning views and just a few steps away from the beach. A great breakfast terrasse to enjoy the morning and with Pam - a real great host - with nice ideas and suggestions... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Pam is a truly great host. Nothing is too much trouble for her. Constant attention to detail resulting in a memorable stay. Beautiful room, well fitted out and spotless. Deep luxury carpet , classy fittings. Nothing missed out. Wonderful view of the bay from terrace where superb breakfasts were served by Pam and her lovely staff. Sorry to leave. Well... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This was a very wonderfull place, everything was nice and clean. Pam was very, very friendly and she gave us a lot of tips for dining and outdoor activities. We enjoyed this place very much. Had a really relaxing and comfortable time there.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Dolphins playgroup is a wonderful place to stay only meters away from the beach and comfortable bedrooms. Pam is the most wonderful hostess one could wish for helping with restaurant reservations and activities. She made our day every afternoon by making us tea and brining. Us biscuits on the deck overlooking the beach after s busy day. Hopefully we'll be... More 

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Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

A lovely comfortable time spent at Dolphins' Playground. Pam the Hostess is lovely and so helpful with information and suggestions. The room was very comfortable and pleasant to stay in for 8 days. Breakfast on the terrace every morning with that view...simply wonderful. We highly recommend this gorgeous place!! Joe and Karen

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The host is a very warm-hearted lady, always on the go. Makes good suggestions for activities, restaurants etc. Without being importunate. The room was nice and clean. Especially the terrace was absolutely worth it! It shows a wide sea-view from the very first row of houses. By occasion you can see the whales during your breakfast outside. It felt like... More 

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