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Bitou River Lodge

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Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Warm and romantic stay with delicious food, excellent service and such friendly and welcoming owners/staff. Relaxing next the beautiful river amongst the green garden, napping in the hammock or adventuring down the river on canoes, Bitou River Lodge will see us again!

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Salzburg Region, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bitou River Lodge is nice located quiet place with a excellent service and a very good breakfast. We felt welcome and well. The room was very nice decorated, clean and spacious. We can recommend this place.

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southamton,uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 days here over Christmas and had a wonderful time. The setting is just beautiful overlooking the river, complete with lily pads and endless bird life, which is just a few metres from your patio. Sue is very friendly and helpful - she helped us book some trips and gave us recommendations and tips for restaurants. The breakfasts...

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Loxwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With all rooms opening on to the river bank the location is stunning. The bird life is exception with over 200 varieties being encouraged into the garden. Sue offers great hospitality with exceptional breakfasts served in the dining room overlooking the river with sugarbirds using the nectar feeders on the patio. The room was comfortable, although the bathroom a little...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just far enough away from the bustle of Plettenberg Bay but near enough to all the delights of the area, this B&B is in a lovely spot. The rooms are spacious and well equipped and the breakfasts are excellent. Sue, the owner, is very friendly and helpful and gave us some great recommendations for dinner. All in all this has...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Our stay in Bitou River Lodge was great! The service is very good, Sue is very nice and helpful. The rooms were clean and we had a patio with a wonderful vue on the river. We could make some kayak on the river which was very nice as well. The breakfasts were tasty.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A first class lodge for overnight or longer stays if exploring the Plettenberg Bay area. Lovely room with terrace overlooking lawns running down to the River Bitou. Wonderful selection of birds to view. The staff and Sue, the hostess, were extremely friendly and helpful. The proximity of Enrico's Restaurant in Keurboomstrand made up for there being no restaurant at the...

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Thank Brian H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A most pleasant, welcoming and relaxing lodge. Five comfortable rooms, all facing the beautiful Bitou River flowing gently just a few meters away, boats waiting for you to use them and elegant gardens in between. Efficient and helpful owner-hostess who takes care of your needs and makes you feel at home. What more could one want? We stayed there for...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best places we have stayed in in South Africa. The facility is surrounded by beauty - lemon trees and horses in the front and the river at the back. You can get a canoo to go to the river. Su welcomed us warmly in and showed us around, then recommend us with a good restaurant for dinner....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Such a tranquil location, backs on to a surene river where you can use one of the guest houses boats and relax! Wish I could of stayed longer. Sue was great! Very friendly and helpful. Would definitely visit again but for longer.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watch the birds on the river from your bed. Explore the wetlands by canoe. Swim in the pool or at one of Plettenberg Bay's beautiful beaches. Enjoy traditional farmhouse breakfasts and hospitality at this Provencal-style guest house. Bitou River Lodge is both a destination in its own right and a central base for exploring the area - golf courses, forests, beaches, game farms, shops and restaurants are all just a ten-minute drive away. Sue speaks English, Afrikaans, French and some German. We welcome children who are 7 years and older. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bitou River Lodge

Address: off R340, 4.2km from the N2, east of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $128 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the rooms are good with outlook over the river”
 of 5 bubbles SueM213, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All five rooms are located in a straight line, overlooking the river. All exactly the same facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All 5 rooms are the same and have a terrace and garden running down to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Tonbon55, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are decent and clean so really doesnt matter which one you stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles Rishibana, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good - right on the river bank.”
 of 5 bubbles 650grahame, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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