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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in glorious Paddock 3 with it deliciously comfortable bed and beautifully decorated spacious room. Heated marble floors in the bathroom which leads out onto a pretty courtyard. Luxurious and so exquisitely decorated with scented strips in our wardrobe, wonderful amenities, everything just perfect. An added privilege to have our daughter stay upstairs in the loft room so we... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suzy L Thank you for the most fabulous review and for making us look so good. We are humbled by your praise and hope to welcome you back again soon. Your most appreciative comments will be shared throughout the team. Kind regards Diana DIANA HOWELL GENERAL MANAGER KURLAND HOTEL & SPA More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing stay the staff were very attentive, the room was perfect, large and luxe, great amenities and touches, had a private dinner one evening and it felt super special, took some polo lessons and did some horse riding, breakfast was great, i wish i was back

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arv M We wish you were back too ... Thank you for the wonderful review - we will be sure to share this with our staff. We look forward to that next visit to Kurland. Kind regards Diana DIANA HOWELL GENERAL MANAGER KURLAND HOTEL & SPA More 

Port Elizabeth
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61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We spent one night with friends and had a very special and memorable stay. Everything about the hotel is excellent and beyond a 5star experience. I will highly recommend this establishment to colleagues and friends and hope to visit again someday .The attention to detail in bedrooms and lounge diningroom area is incredible .Keep up the excellent service

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Thank foresthall
Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "foresthall" Thank you so very much ~ what a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Kurland. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Diana DIANA HOWELL GENERAL MANAGER More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

On arrival the staff are extremely welcoming, and it remains like that throughout the stay. The rooms and bathrooms are very spacious, with fire places perfect for an autumn evening. Meals are served in the main house on the veranda with a view down over the valley, or in the classical function rooms inside. The estate is vast and best... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlieqc Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Kurland. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and made use of the quad bikes to explore the estate ~ it really is the fun way to take it all in. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Garden Route and most... More 

Alberton, South Africa
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A grand establishment in the Craggs - Plettenberg Bay. The idea of magnificent Polo horses strutting their stuff in this beautiful environment is simply wonderful. We stopped in for some coffee on the veranda and were welcomed by a lady from their reception block who escorted us towards the restaurant. Graceful and elegantly presented on silver trays with choc chip... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AndrisaFerreira Thank you for your very special review on Kurland. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We hope to welcome you back to Kurland again one day. Thank you for choosing us for coffee! Kind regards Diana Howell GENERAL MANAGER More 

Thornhill, Canada
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

3rd STOP: The Crags, South Africa. We spent 3 nights in a Superior Loft Suite, with full board, at the Kurland Hotel, located some 20 minutes’ drive east of Plettenberg Bay. The setting is gorgeous and our room was truly sumptuous. We welcomed the room’s private plunge pool for afternoon dips. The grounds are immense, and the polo facility is... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Zippy22 We thank you for your very honest and constructive review of your stay here with us at Kurland and we are delighted that you enjoyed your room, the property and our facilities. So sorry to read about the service issues, and can assure you that we do have Duty Managers on all shifts, and have had the discussions... More 

Jersey, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This hotel was recommended by friends and although it is pretty expensive it is pretty unique. We stayed 3 nights and had one of the rose garden suites and the kids were in the loft room overhead with separate entrance. The massive bedroom and bathroom opened onto a terrace with plunge pool, loungers and views over the paddocks and polo... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GCR484 Thank you for taking the time to post this review on your stay with us at Kurland. All comments, both negative and positive are extremely important to us, and will be discussed and actioned accordingly. Communication between the TEAM and our guests is paramount to the successful operation of Kurland, and I do apologise for the problems experienced... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We had the most wonderful stay in Kurland. Total relax in the most authentic charming place. The staff was very attentive and service impeccable. Food was very good as well. The hotel was full but we had the impression to be almost on our own. It was paradise for both adults and children. Our 3 kids loved the kids club... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear chicca2016111 Thank you for the lovely review of your stay here at Kurland. Your comments are so appreciated and we are delighted that the children enjoyed the Kids Club. We will ensure that the TEAM are made aware of your positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Kurland. Kind regards Diana Howell GENERAL MANAGER More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

My children and I had the most wonderful 4 days at Kurland. It has proper rustic charm. With huge fireplaces with roaring fires, deep baths and comfortable beds, we couldn't have asked for more after 4 days on safari up north. The staff went out of their way with my children, teaching my son how to build a proper fire... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear zp1280 We are thrilled to read such a lovely review of your stay with us ~ and as you have noticed, we love kids and do whatever we can to make them happy and part of the 'Kurland family'. Your comments are so appreciated and I will ensure that they are shared with the TEAM. We look forward to... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We just had the most wonderful five days in Kurland. The Property is spectacular. Spacious rooms with fireplaces abound. Lots of activities: Polo fields, horse riding, quad biking, tennis, spa,... Incredibly friendly service. Good food. Very kids friendly. The kids loved the kids club and could roam freely around the property. The most unique part of the experience is the... More 

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Kurland, General Manager at Kurland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PHWest Thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, together with what the estate has to offer. I will be sure to share your comments with the TEAM. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Kind regards Diana Howell GENERAL MANAGER More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ambassador to the finer things in life, Kurland is the ideal family and honeymoon retreat along The Garden Route. Situated in the foothills of the Western Cape Mountains on on a vast and beautiful private estate, complete with its own polo club, Kurland hotel is the stuff of holiday fantasies. This luxury boutique hotel, within reach of secluded beaches and a great variety of activities, has buckets of character, a never-be-bored menu of things to do, fine cuisine and staff who know the true meaning of the word ‘hospitality’.Over 50yrs ago Baron Peter Behr discovered a coastal paradise of exquisite beauty near Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route in South Africa and purchased the estate which he named Kurland after the Baltic province where he was born. In 2000, Behr’s grandson Peter, and his wife Dianne, transformed the family homestead into a Luxury Boutique Hotel which sits at the heart of a 1700 acre estate of stunning natural beauty, perfect for country pursuits. Today, Kurland is a peaceful and luxurious sanctuary which offers highly personalised service, fine cuisine and excellent facilities. Its location within the Tsitsikamma Nature Reserve allows guests the chance to enjoy equestrian activities, forest walks, unspoilt beaches, water sports, and extreme activities such as bungy jumping or sky diving. Kurland also boasts its own championship polo ground, private stables and tuition centre – perfect for guests who wish to learn to play themselves or simply sit and back and marvel at the professionals. Adult guests at Kurland will enjoy the hotel’s 12 luxurious suites, sumptuous interiors, peaceful library, gorgeous rose gardens and well equipped spa whilst parents will relax safe in the knowledge that the needs of younger guests are also very well tended to by Kurland’s experienced team of nannies. Children will relish in Kurland’s facilities – two, three and four bed loft rooms have been cleverly created above the main suites, each with en-suite bathroom and play area and they can choose to dine in ‘Children Only’ Dining Conservatory, Private Playroom or by invitation at the excusive Chef’s Table in the kitchen.Retaining its age-old reputation for great hospitality amidst spectacular natural beauty, Kurland has received a number of accolades including Runner-up in the prestigious Tatler Hotel of the Year awards. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kurland Hotel

Address: Kurland Estate | The Crags, Plettenberg Bay 6602, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $235 - $498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kurland Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Kurland Hotel Plettenberg Bay
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#3 Spa Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#3 Family Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#7 Romantic Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
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