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“Fantastic, I would recommend, you will not be disappointed” 5 of 5 stars
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Thanda Vista
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   8 Susan St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa   |  
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Ranked #11 of 78 Plettenberg Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Glasgow Scotland
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic, I would recommend, you will not be disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2009

This is the second time I have stayed at Thanda Vista and I would recommend to anyone looking for a great Bed & Breakfast establishment in Plettenburg Bay.

Great location,3 minute walk to a lovely beach, 5 minutes from great restaurants and bars. Also close to all the local tourist attractions and golf courses virtually on your door step.

JP and Petro are fantastic hosts and the breakfast is worth the trip alone.

Definitely a 5 star establishment.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2009

You can come and go as you like,
you can stay and relax or go touring the area which has plenty of things to do

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

Superbly presented and managed Guest House in prime position. Would certainly revisit and recommend.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2009

This is a superb guest house with attentive and friendly host JP and his wife. They could not do enough with recommendations for places to go, restaurant and taxi reservations and generally making sure everything was in order.
If I had one criticism it would be our room was perhaps a little on the small side but that did not detract from our enjoyment of the establishment.
The breakfasts are superb and JP, although he doesn't do the cooking obviously takes a great pride in the presentation.
The location is about five minutes drive from the centre of town and a short drive to a local shopping centre with amongst other things a supermarket. The nearest beach is about five minutes walk, although it is a beach without any other facilities.
All in all good place to stay and one I would thoroughly recommend.

  • Liked — The hosts, the view and the breakfasts.
  • Disliked — Rooms a little small
  • Stayed January 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2008

I had a delightful stay with JP and Petro at Thanda Vista Guesthouse. Stunning views of the ocean and mountains. Warm, friendly and personal attention received from my hosts and the breakfasts were exceptional!

  • Stayed October 2008, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2008

We found this guesthouse offers excellent accommodation with a very warm and homely atmosphere. The interior is of impecable taste and one gets a feeling of warmth and friendliness. The hosts are exceptionally caring and excell at giving personal attention.

This is truly top accommodation and a real home away from home.

Highly recommended.

Keith and Elmarie

  • Liked — Friendliness, neatness, facilities eg internet, etc.
  • Disliked — n/a
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Thanda Vista

Address: 8 Susan St, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 78 B&Bs / Inns in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Thanda Vista 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Thanda Vista is a Bed and Breakfast establishment, just minutes away from the white sandy beaches of Plettenberg Bay situated on South Africa’s Garden Route coast.Intimate, exclusive and private Thanda Vista offers 5 luxury en-suite bedrooms ( all with air-con, DSTV, bar fridge, mini safe, tea/coffee making facilities, etc. There is also a guest lounge with library, music centre and desk-top computer (with free Wi-Fi broadband internet access); a breakfast room with magnificent views of the Bay; roof-top terrace for fantastic whale watching; and on-site parking. Your hosts, long-time Plett residents JP and Petro van der Walt welcome you to Thanda Vista and they promise that, with their intimate knowledge of the area, you'll find there's so much to do you'll want to stay forever. ... more   less 
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