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    Bitou River Lodge

    off R340, 4.2km from the N2, east of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
    011 27 82 978 6164
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    Overview
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    “bird life” (17 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 185 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Sue greeted us like long awaited relatives and we just loved the rooms, breakfast and canoes on the river. Birds all around and of course the books, game room and Mushki the cat. Had best cappuccino muffins for my birthday too💜🙏😀

    Thank nokad10
    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    We so enjoyed having you to stay - thanks for the great review! Sue

    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    Every time, absolutely every time, we visit Plett we just HAVE to stay at Bitou River Lodge. I'm sure I'm not exaggerating when I say this must be our seventh or eighth time. It is such an idyllic and peaceful location overlooking the river a...More

    Thank EllieCapeTown
    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 27 July 2017

    BEST review! Thank you so much! Sue

    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    When we arrived to Bitou there was a power outage and Su did everything that we will feel comfortable. The place is amazing, staying side to the river gives you the best view in the area. The breakfast was good as well.

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    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you for a great review! Sue

    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    I found my stay extremely enjoyable. The hosts were friendly, kind and made my stay homely with nothing to want for. The gardens that the terraces lead on to are a bird watchers paradise and tranquil. the surrounding area has breathtaking scenery and of course...More

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    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 8 October 2017

    Thank you for the great review, so much appreciated! Sue

    Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

    Bitou river lodge is just outside Plettenberg Bay. Very nice lodge. We received a warm welcome by Sue who helped us immediately with dinner bookings. The breakfasts are just perfect and than not to speak about the view of the rooms!!! Perfect place

    Thank Valie1
    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 12 August 2017

    Thank you for the great review! Sue

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$114 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Plettenberg Bay
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    "All the rooms are wel, appointed with a similar view"
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    "All the rooms are good with outlook over the river"
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    "All five rooms are located in a straight line, overlooking the river. All exactly the same facilities."
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    "All 5 rooms are the same and have a terrace and garden running down to the river."
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