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Emily Moon River Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Meols, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in Suite 6 with beautiful views over the river. Our balcony was totally private and not overlooked at all. All guests are guaranteed a table for dinner if required which is good since Emily Moon is about 10 minutes drive to the centre of Plett. The food at both breakfast and dinner was excellent...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were surprised at how modern the individual lodges were. Very nicely appointed with a lovely view over the river on which you can borrow a canoe and life jackets. The restaurant was superb and we had fillet steak and chips to die for. Wish we lived locally so we could eat there again!

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Thank Roz A
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Quirky boutique hotel with lovely décor and stunning views of the Bitou river. Room was clean and well appointed but we had problems with the shower draining. When we advised reception we were told they were aware and it was a municipality issue. This did make for showering to be quite a messy and time consuming event. Service at reception...

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Thank paintedcolours
Aalst, Belgium
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed for a night in emily moon, the rooms have indeed excellent views on the bitou river, the place is quite quirky and has lot's of original corners and is nicely decorated, we liked this a lot and it was also the reason we opted for them, a bit of a pity although is that this touch has not...

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Thank yvakat
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Set above the meanderings of the Bitou River, Emily Moon is a tranquil haven. Our large lodge room had stunning views over the valley. It was beautifully appointed and hugely comfortable. The staff were delightful, unfailingly pleasant and polite and the owners went out of their way to ensure guests made the best of their time in the area. Alfresco...

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Thank Eileen W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We always go for dinner here on our annual visit to Plettenberg bay . The restaurant is very attractive and full of character in a stunning location,however how I wish that the food was of a similar standard . The food is mediocre and service very slow. The only dishes to order are the rack of lamb and fillet steak...

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Thank 171discerningdiner1
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed at Emily Moon for two nights and wished that we were there for a week. This hotel is absolutely wonderful. Our room had an amazing deck looking out over a river and large grassland. The room was heaven. It was large with a living space for watching TV. It had large floor to ceiling windows but felt very...

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1Thank Vacationee09
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Our 2nd visit here having stayed in Nov15. The setting & ambience is unrivalled. Overlooking hills & fynbos the view is amazing. The menu had everything you could wish for -superb steaks & lamb to seafood curry or linguine & also inventive vegetarian options there is something for everyone. Staff are so lovely & helpful. Can't wait to go back....

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1Thank Jill D
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Shades of Hemmingway just a stones throw from the hubbub of Plett. A magical place we always look forward to returning to and are never disappointed. The accomodation in lodges overlooking the river is superior with ample space, all the 5star amenities and a view to savour. The food is excellent and the dining area decor is creatively quirky creating...

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1Thank Mike B
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We enjoyed our stay, in a generously sized two level family suite with super views over the river and wetlands. The decor is quirky and interesting, and the setting, while only a few minutes drive from Plett, felt a world away - although half of town seemed to come for dinner ! The food was interesting, good but not outstanding,...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa. Embracing the southern bank of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emily Moon River Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 1936 | Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: £96 - £360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emily Moon River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms were good. If they didn't have a direct view from the room, there was a private raised lookout just nearby.”
aboonm, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In our opinion, ask for the rooms farthest from the lodge. Exceptional Southeast, unobstructed views.”
Thesweater, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms if you don't want lots of steps”
giovannaingram, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry I m unable to answer as I haven't stayed in the hotel”
171discerningdiner1, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 7 is a comfortable two level family room with decks”
JonB_SA, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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