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    Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

    Marine Drive, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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          • Excellent17%
          • Very good25%
          • Average28%
          • Poor21%
          • Terrible6%
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

          Stayed for 2 nights This place has pretty awesome chalets, they are really large and have a good size bathroom with baths and showers. The open ceilings are great (not sure if you have this in every room). The rooms themselves have what I consider...More

          Thank bec h
          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

          Dear bec h Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Whalesong Hotel & Hydro. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and would like to also thank you for the details you included about...More

          Reviewed 6 November 2015

          Stayed here for 3 nights as part of a Saga tour where oceans meet. Small hotel with the spacious well appointed bedrooms set in clusters of thatched roofed chalets, Our room had fabulous views down over the bay. Pleasant pool and terrace area, with lovely...More

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          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

          Dear traveller0065 Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on Whalesong Hotel & Hydro. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the food, lovely views over the bay and your overall stay. We will be sure to pass on...More

          Reviewed 30 October 2015

          The description of this hotel sounded very romantic - but it turned out to be very ordinary. The rooms were dark and rather shabby, getting there was a bit of a hike and no wifi except in reception. The restaurant served acceptable food but lacked...More

          Thank Cindy S
          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

          Dear Cindy S, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are disheartened to read that you felt our Hotel did not deliver on expectation, but can advise that we are finalising the plan for some soft refurbishment that we believe will...More

          Reviewed 28 October 2015

          If you have a disability do not go to this hotel! much too hilly. Service Not good, they have untrained service staff, though sweet are just not up to the job and that falls into the laps of management. Rooms ok no real view of...More

          1  Thank Erica1950
          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

          Dear Erica1950, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. We apologise that your felt the hotel was “too hilly” and that it did not meet expectations. Whilst we have advertised our Hotel as being set on a hill, we do understand that...More

          Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

          Stayed 3 nights. Lovely views of the bay. Good breakfast, with buffet for ceresls, juice etc. and cooked to order hot dish. Evening meal had good choice, but beware that steaks are cooked 'rare' to medium. Some of our group felt that they were 'raw',...More

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          Response from MichelleBouic, PR & Marketing Executive at Whalesong Hotel & Hydro

          Dear welltravelledkandd Thank you very much for taking the time to review Whalesong Hotel & Hydro. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, escpecially the views of the bay and the breakfasts. We will be sure to pass on your comments to...More

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          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Beachfront
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          • US$45 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          • 24
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          "Clean the room before your guests arrive."
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          "Add complementary cool drinks rather than one bottle of water."
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          "wouldn't recommend staying here to anyone"
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          "Rooms are the same, they offer no decent view."
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