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Bayview Hotel

Cnr. Main & Gibb Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had booked directly through them a room for three night over new year eve so very busy time. When I arrived to check in, they told me they had given the room away because I didn't pay a deposit. The issue is that on all the emails we exchanged they never asked me to pay a deposit. The 2... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good, one of the best thing about bayview hotel dat is unique, 5min walk to the beach beautiful sea facing rooms...staff is very helpful. bayview is awesome staff very helpful like the team management.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I suspect that many people who design hotel rooms never stay in them themselves ... that's why they are so often not user-friendly! - nowhere to put a suitcase except the floor! (For the over 60s, it's too far to bend!) There was a small table that could have been used, but it's top was .... glass! So not suitable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here last year December and didn't have a booking. We were very lucky to get the honeymoon suite (not badly priced for the size). The room was very subtle on the eye until you look closer... I work in the industry and should maybe not comment as I know how things work. This hotel was definitely a gem... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The hotel is ideal situated opposite on the main beaches, close to the departure point for boat tours and near several restaurants, bars and shops. We moved here from the place we were originally staying in due to the much better location and quieter rooms. None of the rooms have a sea view but are modern, clean and comfortable, with... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. We hadn't booked in advance and had checked out some places on tripadvisor which we didn't like when we saw them or were too expensive. This had an offer on at R800 self catering and a sea view which was unremarkable. The room was sparsely furnished but clean although it wasn't cleaned or restocked... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Hotel was not wat I expected my first room smell awfull and very noisy. We ask for other room. Shower was not that good room smelly got mould in shower. Nice seaview on mainroad. Not a pleasent stay at all. Toilet also made a noise. Staff very helpfull but hotel need a upgrade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had a room with a stunning view of Plettenberg Bay. A large luxurious room at only R900 per night - no breakfast included. The hotel was very empty and It must be expensive to maintain a building of this nature in the centre of Plett with low mid winter occupancies. We enjoyed our room and view so much that... More 

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying in this cute little hotel. Me and my fiance just wanted us time. the hotel manager was kind to upgrade us to the honeymoonsuite. This little gem is in the heart of the village close to everything in walking distance of the beach. Staff is well informed about the surrounding areas. Will definitely be... More 

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This hotel is situated right in the main road of Plett so the location is great . The rooms at the hotel are old the decor is very old and the shower had mould in it . The rooms have no air con but do have fans . Breakfast is served by a outsourced resturant and the service was slow... More 

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