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Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages
Ranked #16 of 81 Plettenberg Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Wedding crashers”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

A beautiful overnight stay to attend a friend's wedding in the area. Unfortunately we weren't able to take full advantage of the facilities on offer, but friendly staff made our brief stay enjoyable!!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. You will have to come and visit again sometime to relax!
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 March 2014

We booked at Fynbos Ridge for 3 days and we discovered a beautiful place to rest
The cottage was extremely confortable with beautiful furniture together with excellent service
The swimming pool was idyllic with superb views. Our hosts were very kind and helpful and
Brian made a lovely breakfast. We hope to go back one day........

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
We would love to have you back again one day. Thank you for the lovely comments!
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights during our 6 week trip to South Africa . We stayed in the self catering studio which is very comfortable and equipped with everything we required. Brian and Liz went out of their way to look after us. We will be back.

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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you! We would love to have you back again when you visit the area.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2014

After a long drive from Franschoeck, the sight of Fynbos Ridge and it's tranquil setting was just what I needed. The welcome was great and their advice on where to eat much appreciated. Would definitely return.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, please visit us if you come to the Garden Route again.
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

A truly magical place. Brian and Liz are perfect hosts who are supported by an excellent team.We stayed in Plumbago which is a lovely room on the terrace with a great view of the hills in the distance. The room was all that could be wished for.
The whole house is beautifully decorated - Liz has great taste and skill and Brian produced some wonderful Dinners for us - his breakfasts really set you up for the day.
We can't wait to return and enjoy the luxury, peace and hospitality of Fynbos Ridge.
Mike & Di Hesford

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
We hope that your first visit to South Africa won't be your last - you will have to come and see the view from your room now....I have redone the garden, and chopped out a lot to open the view up more. Thanks for taking the time to submit a review, and your kind comments.
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Sir Lowry's Pass, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

This is the place where you feel treated like royalty. We had a downstairs room which was huge, big bed, fantastic linen and furniture - luxurious bathroom and private garden and patio. Everything is decorated beautifully. The location is wonderful, private and secure. Breakfast is full of choices and perfectly cooked. Served on the patio with fantastic views of the mountains. Charming and attentive hosts and staff. They have a honesty bar that is well stocked and offer an evening meal that was wonderful. Only thing we would have liked to have seen was a price list at the honesty bar - it just makes everything transparent. We felt the wine at the evening meal was pricey.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you for the review, and for the good suggestion. We will be putting a price list into the bar as requested, and should have thought of that sooner! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

Coming here for many years Fynbos Ridge is the perfect place to unwind and relax while enjoying spectacular views of the mountains. Impeccable and attentive service, lovely location and charming hosts !

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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FynbosRidge, Owner at Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages, responded to this review, 19 March 2014
Thank you! We are very blessed to have such kind and loyal guests!
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Property: Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages
Address: Look For Brown Road | 7km after Plett turnoff, heading to CPT from PE, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 81 B&Bs / Inns in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Fynbos Ridge Country House & Cottages 5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fragrant Fynbos. Spectacular mountain views. Abundant birdlife. Relax and unwind. We invite you to experience our magnificent Private Nature Reserve. Choose between a luxurious suite in the gracious Cape-style Manor House or a spacious, secluded self-catering cottage. Delicious dining and alfresco breakfasts are available. 5-star TGCSA graded. Carbon Neutral Approved. ... more   less 
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