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The Robberg Beach Lodge
Ranked #5 of 14 Hotels in Plettenberg Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We stayed for three nights in a room in Robberg House. The room was quite large and nicely appointed with a comfortable bed, minibar and a balcony for sitting. Our room didn't have a beach view but there are so many places on the lodge property to get a view that we didn't feel we were lacking at all. The entire property was beautiful and felt very comfortable. The pools are small but during our stay they were never crowded and the gorgeous Robberg beach is just across the street. The location from the beach and town is great! After a day of shopping in Plett we had a nice walk back to the lodge. The choices at breakfast were good - fruit, yogurt, meats, cheeses, croissants plus the option of a full cooked breakfast. The lodge also has a nice and affordable selection of South African wines available in each room, at the honesty bars and available to order up. Overall, the Robberg Beach Lodge is very nice place to stay while on holiday in Plettenberg Bay!

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2014

Wow! It sounds like you really got the feeling of holiday living in Plettenberg Bay. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. With the beach right across the road, we agree that the feeling of the ocean is all around you all of the time, even when you can't see it's there. Thank you for taking the time to write about the wonderful breakfast variety and for letting other travelers know how much you enjoyed your vacation. We hope you will be returning soon for more shopping and relaxation and that you will always remember what a wonderful time you had. Best wishes from the Bailey family and the rest of the Robberg team

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We had a fabulous 2 night stay at The Robberg hotel in January 2014. The staff made us very welcome. The hotel itself is tastefully decorated which sets a very peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. The view of the Indian Ocean from the reception area of the Hotel is so beautiful. This hotel has three buildings spread over a hilly area, which has been carefully arranged with walk ways and staircases making it easy to access all area's. We had a lovely room,with a fantastic bathroom in a Thatched roof building call Cottage Pie, gorgeous garden and swimming pool, one of two in the hotel. The breakfast has very good quality produce, there is a buffet with cereal, fruit etc you can also have a cooked breakfast, which is cooked to order, perfect. Large secure car park. Would defiantly recommend this Hotel.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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100roaringlions, Owner at The Robberg Beach Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2014

Thank you so much for finding the time to write such a kind and informative review. We really appreciate your letting other people know how much you enjoyed the lodge and your holiday in the beautiful Plettenberg Bay. We are so glad that you mentioned the incredible views of the Indian Ocean. Plett's beaches are certainly among the best in South Africa, (if not the best!) from the views to the temperature of the water. Feeling welcome and at ease is such an important part of travelling, we are so glad that you felt both during your stay with us. We hope you will be back to enjoy the best of what the Garden Route has to offer again. Best wishes from the Bailey family and the rest of the Robberg team

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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We stayed two nights in Room R10. It was huge with big bathroom with separate shower, bath, 2 w,h. Basins and toilet. All spotless. There are 2 balconies one overlooking the ocean. Everything was pleasing and tge staff pleasant. Good choice at breakfast. They do not really serve dinner as there are many good restaurants in the area but do provide a one course meal which has to be boojed in advance. A very pleasant place to stay.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

The Robberg Hotel is situated just back from the beach with fantastic views over the bay. The restaurant was very bright and clean with a vast array of options for breakfast. The owner gave us excellent advice on the area including restaurants. A must is to visit the roof patio and see the view across the bay. Fully recommend.

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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Loved staying here, right on the sandy beach at Plettenberg Bay. A little hard to find but the warm welcome and beautiful room overlooking the ocean made up for it. Everyone very friendly. They should do more to promote the Lion Roars chain as we stayed at Derwent House in Cape Town and had no idea they were linked. A little cross-marketing would help.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

Stayed 2 nights and though we couldn't get room with sea view it mattered little. Staff very helpful and welcoming and like nearly all South Africans smile a lot. Plettenburg is great place with magnificent beach and good restaurants. Can't do better than stay at Robberg.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 February 2014

A friend and I stayed at this lovely hotel for 3 nights in January 2014. It has a very calming, sophisticated, neutral beach decor which I loved. Location is prime with views and access to a gorgeous, wide beach and just 5 min from town, so a car is essential. We had a ground floor room in the main house that had a great outdoor patio with views of the sea. Staff was attentive and greet you with a cold drink when you arrive. Nice touch. I would like to particularly thank Victor who was busy but dropped what he was doing to help me with a time sensitive business transaction back in the States. Thank you Victor! Plettenburg Bay is gorgeous and we enjoyed the most beautiful hike at the Robberg Nature Preserve and side trip to Knysna. Be sure to eat at Fat Fish in Plett, wow...sooo good. We did not want to leave the Robberg Beach Lodge! Thank you for a most enjoyable stay!

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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Address: 89 Beachy Head Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: 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 14 Hotels in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: £93 - £352 (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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