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The Robberg Beach Lodge
Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Plettenberg Bay
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Reviewed April 25, 2012

We couldn't have had a better stay. Our room was sensational and it's pefectly located to the beach. They provided us with everything we needed for our baby too which was a great help.

Would highly recommend staying here.

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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2012

Thanks to you and your baby for choosing the Robberg :) Being able to create relaxing and rejuvenating holidays for the whole family is very important to us, so it's great to hear from you that you and your little one had such a great stay. Thanks for taking the time to post a review: we really appreciate it. All the best to you from the Bailey family and the Robberg Team.

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Reviewed April 25, 2012

I recently stayed at the Robberg Beach Lodge for a few days. The accommodation was incredible, with comfortable beds and soft bedding and the breakfasts were epic.. the best i've had at any hotel/B&B. I still wish i could wake up everyday at home an tuck into those breakfasts!
Staff were super efficient and friendly and always on hand to help or answer any questions.
With the beach literally on your doorstep and 2 pools in the Lodge, there was plenty of splashing around during our stay.
I will definitely be staying here again when in the Plett area. I cannot wait to go back!

Enjoy your stay!
Laura
Johannesburg

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2012

Thank you for choosing the Robberg, and thanks for going to the trouble to post the review. We appreciate it: it makes all the difference to us. Glad you enjoyed the breakfasts so much: that's great news. Hope the rest of your journey was good, and that you've had happy landings back at home. Best regards from The Bailey Family and the Robberg Team.

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Reviewed April 20, 2012

We had a fantastic holiday! We got a family room with 2 inter-leading rooms and 2 bathrooms with a nice outdoor area so we were really comfortable. The pool is heated so even though the weather was not so good the kids have some very good time. The hotel is literally one step from the beautiful Robberg 5 beach and this makes for me the best location ever in Plett.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2012

So happy to hear you had a great stay with us: the team was inspired and motivated by your feedback. Great to have the feedback on the family rooms. You stayed in one of our favourite rooms: we stay there ourselves when we are with the kids, and it's good to know it worked for you too. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday, and hope to be able to welcome you back soon. Best regards from the Bailey Family & Robberg Team.

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Reviewed April 19, 2012

We recently got married in Plett and to finish off the perfect day and night we got to spend a night in Robberg Beach Lodge - specifically R9.
We got married on the beach at Robberg End and when I awoke had the most spectactular view of the Robberg Mountain and the gorgeous blue sea, with a sky to match.
The staff were incredible and had specially created a romantic getaway for us with scattered rose petals all over.
The room was spacious with a lounge leading onto a verandah overlooking the sea.
All the staff were friendly, efficient and incredibly hospitable.
I would highly recommend this beach lodge whether it is your wedding night or just a getaway - romantic or otherwise.

If you get a chance to stop in? Definitely do......

Thank you very much all at the Robberg Lodge.
R&K Watson (London)

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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2012

What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to post it, and a big thank you for choosing The Robberg for your Big Day, and for filling the whole place with Romance over that weekend. A whiff of romance is good for everyone, and the team loved having you and your group staying with us. It was a fantastic weekend. Hope to see you soon for an anniversary (or even before!). All the very best for your journey together. Best regards from the Bailey Family and the Robberg Team.

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Reviewed March 31, 2012

This was the final hotel on our tour and it did not disappoint. We were welcomed on arrival and the retsaurants booked for us were exactly what we wanted with good service and excellent food.
Although some of the team were away on training the staff made every effort to make our stay a success.
Situated just back from the beach and a little out of town the hotel has all the conveniences. Our wing had just been completed and the room was superb.
Breakfast was a walk to the main wing and the staff produced a well cooked meal to order; including delicious tasty eggs: The buffet display was comprehensive and would meet anyone's requirement.
It is a pity the rooms do not have two case stands as most tourists are couples living out of suitcases and it would be more convenient and tidier.
The lower pool in the old wing is secluded and charming; I just wish they left the cleaning 'octopus' out during the day as it meant that swimming was restricted by its random movements around the pool.

Importantly the owners have a suite on site and are well aware of how things are: we would have no hesitation about recommending or staying here again.

Room Tip: When booking one should try to get a beach view room.
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  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 18, 2012

We had a great experience at the Robberg beach lodge. The view is amasing. The lodge is just next to a wonderful beach, a little outside Plett, but it was perfect for us. The room are really nice and comfortable. Staff is very kind and helpful.
I understood they are 4 different lodges there. Ours was great. Definately to recommend.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

This place, formerly known as the Cottage Pie, is now a larger, family-owned complex that includes the original Cottage, the Cordovan Vilas and the Robberg itself, totaling around 10 suites, all sharing the same reception, small pool areas and wonderful service. Location is fantastic, just inches away from the beach (cold and windy in February, as we experimented). Maintenance is excellent, decor is in good taste, and rooms are spacious. This is a jewel of a lodge, where every detail is taken care of by its two managers and abundant staff that make you feel at home (that is, if your home is this beautiful). Highlights include the Honesty Bar (you fix your own drink and write down what you owe in a copybook, and prices are honest as well), alarms for the rooms, an amazing lookout terrace to watch the sunsets, private patios and gorgeous views from the warm lobby (not so from the suites as the only one with a sea-view is the "presidential suite" at the Robberg wing). Breakfast is delicious and lavishly served, but can get a bit repetitive after a few days, as the food (salmon, eggs any style, muffins, fruit, cheeses, etc.) is always the same. Great place for couples and families (Europeans and Latin Americans mostly), the only defect I can mention was the total absence of WiFi reception in the rooms, we had to walk a few steps to the lobby each time we needed to connect. Crisis=opportunity, we just didn't connect that much and had a great time. Located 5km (3miles) away from Plett's centre, it's worth every minute spent on your car driving back and forth. One of these places you'd want to buy forever, not just use for a few days. But such is life...

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  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled with family
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2012

Thanks for your warm and inspiring review and a big thank you for staying with us: we love it when our guests feel at home, and everyone on the team was encouraged by your feedback and support. It was also helpful to get your feedback on views: yes, suites in each of the four villas have quite different views, and I think we need to get pictures of the views from each of the rooms up on to our site, clearly marked. I'll take the pictures later this week and get them loaded as soon as possible. Did you see any of the view suites and view rooms in the front house, Beachy Head Villa? Suites 4 and 6 and Rooms 2, 3 and 5 all have spectacular sea views. And as you say, the Presidential Suite in Robberg House has a beautiful view of the Robberg peninsula. If you didn't get to see the Beachy Head Villa suites, we hope we can welcome you back to enjoy one of these Suites: it would be lovely to see you again. Thanks again for staying with us and all the best to you. Julie Bailey

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Address: 89 Beachy Head Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #5 of 13 Hotels in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $109 - $461 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Robberg Beach Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set right at the middle of Robberg Beach in Plettenberg Bay, The Robberg Beach Lodge offers twenty-nine rooms in four adjacent villas in a remarkable location. With our wandering garden pathways, two pools, two guest lounges, two honesty bars, and spectacular rooftop terrace, we offer a luxurious and tranquil accommodation experience right on the beach. We welcome children of all ages (book a Suite to enjoy reduced rates for children sharing)and we just love making romantic memories for couples. And don't worry if you've just broken up with your boyfriend: solo travellers get a single-occupancy discount. With its 29 rooms, the Robberg can also cater for larger groups. Our family has been gathering here for nearly twenty years, and we're proud to be able to share our special place with you. Set at the heart of the world-famous Garden Route, Plett is a must for all travellers in South Africa. Its ever-changing sky and seascapes, the unspoilt beauty of its lagoons and beaches, its great restaurants & coffee shops and fabulous nature reserves and sanctuaries will soon have you booking your return trip. Look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 
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