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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Have stayed with JP and Petro many times during my adventures around SA and have always found them to be the most wonderful hosts. The accommodation is top notch and breakfast served looking out over a breath taking view can't be beaten . JP's local knowledge about places to eat and things to do is a great help to ensure...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and it was great to have you again staying with us. Hope to seeing you with your next travels to South Africa. Regards JP and Petro

Port Alfred, South Africa
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We enjoyed our time with JP and Petro. Our room was most comfortable, breakfast was fantastic, and and having WiFi available was very helpful. We would recommend Thanda Vista as a terrific place to stay.

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Dear Regener of Port Alfred Many thanks for posting a review and we grateful to learn that you had a good stay at Thanda Vista.Hope to see you again some time in the future. Kind regards JP and Petro

Sodra Sandby, Sweden
Reviewed 30 January 2015

A nice stay located in the subarea of Plettenberg Bay town center. The service was good but the size of the room a little to small for 2 person with lagguage. The view of the bay from the guest house roof was fantastic. As well as the breakfast.

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are pleased to learn that you had a nice stay. We have noted your remarks about the size of the extra room and that is why we have provided space for luggage in one of the cupboards. I probably did not point this out you. My apology! Kind regards JP

Reviewed 20 January 2015

Thanda Vista is a great place to stay and JP is a welcoming host. When we arrived he asked us where we'd been already and suggested places we may also like to visit. At one point there was an issue with water supply to the whole area, completely out of JP's control but he did everything he could to ensure...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and also the kind words. Yes, no water can be a problem but that is what we are here for and that is to make sure our guests have a wonderful stay. Glad to have been of service to you. Kind regards JP and Petro

Cabrera Spain
Reviewed 18 January 2015

It is impossible to fully convey just how special this B&B is. I have not experienced this kind of attention to detail combined with such a personal level of service in any other establishment. Everything was perfect, if you try to think what would make your stay more comfortable J.P and Petro have already implemented it. The best accommodation we...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are heartened by the fact that our guests appreciate our efforts to make their stay a memorable, comfortable and one that was enjoyed. Kind regards JP and Petro

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Tanda Visa was one of a few places we stayed at while on holiday along the garden route in January 2015. The host JP is very friendly,helpful and efficient in all he does. Breakfast each morning is good and the rooms have everything you need. Tanda Vista has a hotel feel about it and I would recommend anytime.

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Dear Byron Many thanks for your review which is much appreciated. We are also very glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always strive to satisfy our guests and provide them with all the comforts they need and more. Kind regards JP and Petro

Chicago
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

The owners were so incredibly sweet, we would have loved to stay longer. Despite our late arrival (we accidentally arrived an hour late) and the owners need to attend a function, he took the time to walk us through all the details of the area we would need to know. In the morning they served a fantastic breakfast in the...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Dear Travelandsass Many thanks for your kind review and we are glad that we could make your stay very comfortable and enjoyable. Please come back again as we would love to serve you breakfast while you enjoy the lovely view from the breakfast room! Warm regards JP and Petro

London
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We loved our stay at Thanda Vista. JP and Petro the owners were so friendly and welcoming and went above and beyond to accommodate us. I highly recommend this little gem of a B&B, and we'll be visiting again.

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review. It was our pleasure accommodating you and hope to see you again some time in the future. Our warm and friendly greetings. JP and Petro

Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

Thanda Vista was such a lovely place to stay- top notch accommodation! We had friendly and helpful service from beginning to end. Anything (and there wasn't much) that you didn't have, all you had to do was ask and you were happily accommodated. It is also so closely located to almost everything- beach, restaurants, shops. The 4 stars are well...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we appreciate the good things said about our establishment. It is our aim to always please our guests. It was aplasure having you here at Thanda Vista and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards JP and Petro

Aarau, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We stayed in Plett for three nights and were very excited about Thanda Vista B+B. Upon our arrival the owner took some time to tell us everything we can our should do in Plett. The served excellent breakfast and the view from the breakfast room was incredible. The room was a bit small but when you are in Plett you...

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ThandaVista, Owner at Thanda Vista, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review but because the room you booked was a bit on the small side we try our best to make up by making your stay comfortable by means of the other amenities and/or services we provide as experienced by you. Hope t see you again when next you visit our area. Kind regards JP and Petro

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thanda Vista is a Bed and Breakfast establishment, just minutes away from the white sandy beaches of Plettenberg Bay situated on South Africa’s Garden Route coast.Intimate, exclusive and private Thanda Vista offers 5 luxury en-suite bedrooms ( all with air-con, DSTV, bar fridge, mini safe, tea/coffee making facilities, etc. There is also a guest lounge with library, music centre and desk-top computer (with free Wi-Fi broadband internet access); a breakfast room with magnificent views of the Bay; roof-top terrace for fantastic whale watching; and on-site parking. Your hosts, long-time Plett residents JP and Petro van der Walt welcome you to Thanda Vista and they promise that, with their intimate knowledge of the area, you'll find there's so much to do you'll want to stay forever. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thanda Vista

Address: 8 Susan Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $117 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thanda Vista 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are very comfortable but the sea view rooms with patio access would be my first choice . Also provide a large spacious guest lounge so that you have more than just your room to use.”
 of 5 bubbles 07887, 4 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The area is suburban quiet so all rooms will be quiet.”
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