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“Outstanding accommodation with wonderful views” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bosavern Guest House
Ranked #11 of 84 Plettenberg Bay B&B and Inns
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Outstanding accommodation with wonderful views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

We were made to feel very welcome by the owners Gerald & Viv who went out of their way to be helpful. The accommodation was first rate, the views over the bay were to die for and well trained staff, supervised by Viv, gave us an excellent hearty breakfast each day. We would certainly stay here again!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

The Hotel is one of the best considering location, cleaning, staff support and help, staff friendly and the view where you can see the ocean view from the room or from the hotel garden. The Hotel is very quite. The Hotel staff are all eager to support and help

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

We were met by Vivienne & Gerald for our 7 night stay and made very welcome. Vivienne gave us the tour of the facilities whilst Gerald collected our luggage from the car and delivered it to our room. The B&B is wonderfully designed, airy, bright and spotlessly clean. Breakfast is served in an area with great panoramic view of the bay and Roberg peninsular. The food at breakfast is of good quality and varied, served by excellent and polite staff. The rooms are spacious , clean and well equipped to meet all our needs. Vivienne had pre-booked us into a couple of local restaurants for the evenings and even booked us the transport - a great service. Over the week we visited many of the local attractions and explored Plettenberg on foot to get a real feel of the place. Despite the bad press SA gets for crime etc I have to say we never had a moments concern during our stay , obviously one takes sensible precautions but I have to say I have felt more concern in London & Sheffield than I did here. We had the odd glass of wine with Viv & Gerald prior to evening meals and shared our experiences of the day and plans for the next day, they were only too pleased to assist in making our stay as pleasurable as they could at all times. Gerald hand crafts pens as a hobby , we took the opportunity to purchase one for an Xmas gift for one of the family. If we return to SA (which is highly probable) we would have no hesitation of staying at the Bosavern again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dusseldorf, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

Top B&B on our Gardenroute Trip. Friendly, warm and heartly Owners. Excelent View over the Bay during Breakfast and from the Poolarea.
Free ironing of Shirts. Interesting wooden Pens made bei Gerald in his Garage Workshop. Definitly stay there again when beeing in Plett next.


  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2013

We had a great stay at the Bosavern Guest House - Vivien and Gerald are great hosts! The breakfast was great with panoramic views! The rooms are very bright and clean with a nice terrasse and spectacular view

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

We stayed 2 nights at the Bosavern, which is wonderful, clean, bright and Vivien and Gerald are great hosts and couldn't have been more helpful and they have lovely staff. The breakfast was great with panoramic views across the bay. We can recommend you stay here.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Steeg, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

We stayed 3 nights at Bosavern and had the place to ourselves! Vivien and Gerald were great hosts and couldn't have been more helpful. The accommodation was very comfortable and relaxed, and breakfast was a delight with panoramic views across the bay to go with the excellent choice of breakfast 'goodies'.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Bosavern Guest House
Address: 38 Cutty Sark Ave, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 84 B&Bs / Inns in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Bosavern Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bosavern Guest House is a stylish, upmarket guesthouse set on a cliff, offering spectacular views of the ocean, the pristine white Robberg Beach and peninsular Nature Reserve, and the green expanse of Plett Country Club. It has a 4 star Guest House Grading by the Grading Council of South Africa. Leisurely breakfasts are served on the patio overlooking the ocean. Lounge around our swimming pool or cool off in its clear water during the summer heat. The 5 well-appointed en-suite bedrooms have private entrances and patios, TVs with M-Net and DVD players, telephones, honesty bars, under floor heating and tea/coffee trays. ... more   less 
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