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Sandbanks Luxury Retreat

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2010

Recently stayed here with my elderly in-laws. Views were wonderful, especially from our first floor balcony. Lovely rooms, well eqipped and stylish, with good quality linen. Breakfast was very nice. Staff were all friendly and helpful. A little disconcerting that no one is there at night, although they are always on call. Had a little difficulty finding it initially, but... More 

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Helsinki
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21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2009

Both Sandbanks and Plettenberg Bay are highly recommended places to visit. Traveller guide books give a bit misleading picture of Plettenberg saying it's mostly a place for the Hedge Fund managers and other superrich people. Yes, you can see a couple of luxury cars there and huge mansions, but Plettenberg is a really relaxed and suitable place for average income... More 

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N. Ireland
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2009

I stayed here on 30th oct, for only one night . Jana the manageress greeted us and informed us she had given us an upgrade to the penthouse suite. What a fabulous start and believe me it just got better and better. Sandbanks is simply stunning, the setting the house the hospitality. Jana was the perfect host she informed us... More 

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Cambridge UK
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2009

This place was one of the highlights of our trip to South Africa. Set up on the hillside in Plettenberg Bay, it has a perfect view of the beach from the lovely terrace. The whole experience was fantastic. From the moment we arrived we were welcomed with open arms by Jana and Hilda, who went out of their to way... More 

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zurich
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2009

We stayed at Sandbanks Luxury Retreat for three nights and it was just perfect. Double room with direct pool / terrasse access and the most beautiful view over the Plettenberg Bay Lagoon. All services in the B&B were just great, the breakfast, the cleaning team everything was just perfectly made to relax. Plettenberg itself was a bit quite but we... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2009

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a wonderful holiday in South Africa, where we were lucky to stay at some amazing hotels and guest houses. We ended the trip at Sandbanks Luxury Retreat and this was by far the most beautiful and relaxing. This was our first time in Plettenberg Bay and Jana and Hilda, who worked at... More 

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dorking, surrey
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2008

I stayed at sandbanks with my wife and daughter in mid november 2008, The weather unfortunately was not good it rained for the 3 days of our stay. Sandbanks is a beautiful guest house, very modern decor with fantastic views across the bay, My wife and i stayed in the lagoon suite, my daughter stayed in one of the garden... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A contemporary 4 star guest house with magnificent views overlooking the lagoon, sea & mountains. Spacious & stylish rooms each with wonderful views have direct access to the superb deck with rim-flow pool. Each has minibar, linen gowns, hairdryers and tea trays. Crisp white linen, WIFI, Satellite TV and fireplaces. Friendly and attentive staff ensure true relaxation. Delicious leisurely breakfast while watching the whales from your balcony in season. Blue flag beaches, golf courses, famous nature walks, boutique shops and gourmet restaurants are minutes away. Secure parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandbanks Luxury Retreat

Address: 13 Bowtie Dr, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: £34 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6

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