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    Bitou River Lodge

    off R340, 4.2km from the N2, east of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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    “bird life” (19 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 29 October 2015

    We returned here as we had good memories of a previous visit, and we were not disappointed. Everything was just as we remembered - Sue's warm welcome, excellent hospitality and wonderful breakfasts. Located in a peaceful setting but within an easy drive into town, this...More

    Thank N0tmade0fm0ney
    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 12 November 2015

    Thank you for the wonderful review - lovely to have you back! Sue

    Reviewed 18 October 2015

    One of the nicest places I have ever stayed in for its tranquility, the beauty of its setting and Sue's hospitality. We stayed six nights and still did not want to leave. Sue's breakfasts are wonderful but so is her attention to detail in every...More

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    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 25 October 2015

    Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope you'll be back for another visit before too long... Sue

    Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

    Spent 5 peaceful nights at this perfectly situated haven in natural quiet surrounds! It could easily have been longer! Comfortable rooms overlooking a beautiful river supported by a delightful breakfast prepared a served by a wonderfully kind and friendly host who can advise on all...More

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    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 25 October 2015

    Thanks so much for the great review, we loved having you to stay! Next time I'll show you exactly where to launch the canoe.... ;) Sue

    Reviewed 14 October 2015

    We had a wonderful stay. The location is so beautiful with a wealth of bird life all around the property. The outlook from our spacious luxurious room over the river was wonderful not to mention the excitement of taking a canoe out for a trip....More

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    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 16 October 2015

    Many thanks for a wonderful review - so appreciated! Sue

    Reviewed 13 October 2015

    Sue is first class in running the establishment. The spacious rooms look out onto the river which makes for excellent bird watching. If you like Plet but prefer to stay in a quieter spot - this is it. Build up an appetite for breakfast because...More

    Thank AMacAfrica
    Response from bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River LodgeResponded 14 October 2015

    Thank you for the great review - & for the suggestion for extended wi-fi, which is something we'll do as soon as we find a better ISP in this area .... Sue

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$102 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Plettenberg Bay
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    "All the rooms are wel, appointed with a similar view"
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    "All the rooms are good with outlook over the river"
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    "All five rooms are located in a straight line, overlooking the river. All exactly the same facilities."
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    "All 5 rooms are the same and have a terrace and garden running down to the river."
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