We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Aquavit Guest House

Travellers' Choice award winner
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Aquavit Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

452 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Aquavit Guest House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 359: English reviews
Ireland
Reviewed 31 March 2013

The guest house is situated in a quiet, safe residential area of Plettenberg with stunning views over the bay. The property is beautifully designed, well maintained, spotlessly clean and of a very high standard throughout. Our bedroom was spacious and beautifully furnished leading directly onto the pool deck. The ensuite bathroom was well equipped and of a high standard. There...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SeacatIreland
New York
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We keep coming back to Plettenberg Bay and one of the most beautiful bays around the world! Now we know where to stay next time - no need to look any further! Aquavit will exceed your expectations in all different ways - from wonderful tastefully decorated and super clean rooms to incredible breakfasts prepared by your hosts Linda and Ole....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AndreNewYork
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2013

I would throughly recommend Aquavit, I have been visiting South Africa for most of my life and this was really a memorable experience, even though we only stayed one night (we had to move on for safari after!) Linda and Ole couldn't do more for us and have a beautiful house and we really appreciated the elegant decor and all...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gillette23
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 13 March 2013

This was our first trip to South Africa, and we stayed at Aquavit for one night on our way up the Garden Route. We soon realized we should have stayed longer, and kicked ourselves for spending the night before in a hotel in Cape Town when we could have enjoyed a second night at Linda and Ole's beautiful house. The...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank RUindiana
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Superb in every way - the view,breakfast on the terrace,our hosts Linda and Ole. Quality of the room excellent and nothing was too much trouble. The recommendations for where to eat were also most useful - our meals at Zinzi and Emily Moon were the best we experienced in South Africa. We left wishing we had stayed for more than...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank scotty087
Welwyn Garden City
Reviewed 9 March 2013

We stayed with Ole & Linda for the 2nd time for 4 nights in February and once again the welcome was warm, the accommodation fantastic as are the breakfasts, the location great. We've stayed at quite a few guest houses in SA the three times we have been and I can honestly say Aquavit is the best. As a previous...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Karen G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Linda and Ole were good hosts. Innocent was lovely as well. Friendly and attentive service. Beautiful and comfortable accommodation. Delicious breakfast. Five star standard for sure. We were only there for one night and loved it.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gorgeouscaryn
ayr, scotland
Reviewed 3 March 2013

It is very difficult to say anything that hasn't already been said by other reviewers. I read some of these reviews before travelling to South Africa and thought to myself "things can't really be this good". Well I was wrong. The reality is even better. Although rated as 4 star, this feels like 6 star. Designed and built only 4...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lesl
Cessy, France
Reviewed 28 February 2013

This was our fourth stay at Aquavit. Linda, Ole and the staff always make us us so welcome. The breakfasts are a gourmet delight - to die for. The view of the ocean and river estuary is amazing. The rooms are very tastefully furnished, spotless and superbly maintained. Highly recommended base to explore all that the garden route has to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank colin_long
Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our two week holiday in South Africa recently and had an amazing time but the 3 nights we stayed at the Aquavit Guest House were something we won’t forget in a hurry. In the past we have preferred to stay in luxury hotels so this was a first for us to stay in a guest house but...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jennfer D

256 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (245)
Viewed
Dining (48)
Viewed
Room/Suite (41)
Viewed
View from Room (21)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (24)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (72)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Plettenberg Bay hotels
1.4 km away
The Plettenberg Hotel
The Plettenberg Hotel
#2 of 14 in Plettenberg Bay
518 reviews
2.7 km away
The Robberg Beach Lodge
The Robberg Beach Lodge
#5 of 14 in Plettenberg Bay
659 reviews
8.0 km away
Hunter's Country House
Hunter's Country House
#2 of 2 in Harkerville
231 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.6 km away
Tsala Treetop Lodge
Tsala Treetop Lodge
#1 of 2 in Harkerville
505 reviews
0.9 km away
Plettenberg Park Hotel & Spa
Plettenberg Park Hotel & Spa
#8 of 14 in Plettenberg Bay
130 reviews
1.3 km away
Milkwood Manor on Sea
Milkwood Manor on Sea
#6 of 84 in Plettenberg Bay
730 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aquavit Guest House is a newly built contemporary home with 5 en-suite guestrooms offering the most updated fixtures and finishes. Aquavit has a welcoming environment with attention to detail to ensure your stay a memorable one. Our guestrooms boast single, queen and king beds. A beautiful bathtub awaits you in our luxury king canopy suite "One" with salt crystals to soothe away your stress. The terrace has an area to relax, within steps of the 10-metre Infinity pool and lovely garden, where you can gaze at the sea and mountains. A full gourmet English breakfast is served on the terrace with attention to detail so your breakfast will taste as good as it looks - a perfect start to your day! All our en-suite guestrooms have spectacular views and steps out to a terrace or patio, 32” DSTV, WIFI, Internet availability, and private lounge. Our entire staff welcomes you, including Beau and Dakota, our Golden Retrievers who will also happily greet you upon your arrival. Come see why we are called “Water of Life”! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquavit Guest House

Address: 8 Serica Place | P.O. Box 871, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $200 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aquavit Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Aquavit Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Aquavit Guest House Hotel Plettenberg Bay
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Aquavit Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“all rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles clivewilkinson1, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You will not regret staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles adamwatsinis, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderfull”
 of 5 bubbles a3press, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles L3195QXpeterm, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms on the poolside have splendid views and are artistically designed”
 of 5 bubbles jollytripper7, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
5 of 5