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Emily Moon River Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful wetlands hideaway near Plettenberg Bay. While it is not on the beach, it occupies a wonderful spot on a bluff looking over the wetlands area less than 2 kms from the sea. The rooms are all individually and beautifully furnished with top quality amenities. The restaurant is first class and the staff, well trained, helpful and attentive. Canoeing on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

unique,beautiful,and so restful the lodges have river views and are all filled with an eclectic mix of african artifacts food at the restaurant is terrific - the staff are fun and efficient - but not formal or stiff - it is a perfect getaway

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unreal accommodation we had our wedding here it's was all perfect .I wrote a longer review on the wedding . The rooms are 5star and the staff are so friendly efficient and nothing is to much to ask . We highly recommend as a wedding destination .Perfect weekend thank you Emily moon.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place 😍😍😍 We went for a wedding and stayed over two nights with the wedding party. We loved it that much we stayed an extra two nights! Stunning views. Stunning rooms. Stunning food. Stunning surroundings. I couldn't fault the place. I fell in love with Emily Moon as soon as I arrived and instantly felt relaxed (even with a...

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france
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here. The lodge rooms are all unique. And furnished with an eclectic mix of African artefacts The restaurant is first class Great service delicious food It was all so different from anywhere we had stayed before The last stop on our fabulous South African holiday booked through Travel Exclusively African. They organised the whole holiday so...

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Kingston, Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a 8 minute drive from Plett High Street, you quickly feel you have arrived at an African lodge. We stayed in a cabin room, with great decor and facilities. Shabby chic style with an open fire place and your own balcony overlooking the river. Lovely bathroom with all the usual amenities you would expect from a corporate hotel but...

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Thank KHA1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time staying at this lovely gem on the Bitou River, conveniently removed from the maddening crowds of Plett itself. Attentive staff and a fabulous restaurant. Sundowners on your own personal deck highly recommended. And don't miss breakfast!

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Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food and ambience !! Pork belly was absolutely gorgeous ! Thanks to Juan (Head Chef), Mark (FOH Manager) and Alex (GM) for a super time ! If I may suggest a broader white wine selection, that would be good. Perhaps add a Gewürstraminer / Colombar / Buketraube to the list ? It will compliment many of the lighter dishes...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The location is fabulous. Awesome views and a lovely interior with a warm atmosphere. You need to pre-book here as this restaurant is very popular. However, food was really disappointing- probably the worst we ate in the region. Starters were better then the main dishes, we all had different meals but no one was good...wouldn't go there again and if...

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emilymoon_sa, Manager at Emily Moon River Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We would love to hear more about your what happened so we can address our staff and make sure the issues are dealt with. Please email alex@emilymoon.co.za We hope to see you again soon, so you can enjoy the true Emily Moon magic.

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Well designed accommodation with lovely views over the river from the balcony. It was a great pleasure to reside there for a few days. Although the room doesn't have AC we found the fan worked well. The staff were very friendly and helped make our stay very enjoyable. Had some lovely meals in the restaurant. It had a very good...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Where luxury and peace are to be found in a sweeping river valley. Where the views encompass a wetland, winding river and distant mountains and where the call of the Fish Eagle will forever remind you of the vast skies of Africa. Embracing the southern bank of the Bitou River in Plettenberg Bay, Emily Moon River Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emily Moon River Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 1936 | Rietvlei Road, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: $168 - $635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Emily Moon River Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms overlook the wetlands and river, get one with a balcony if you can.”
  • View over river a wetlands
JeffHRAK, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were good. If they didn't have a direct view from the room, there was a private raised lookout just nearby.”
aboonm, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In our opinion, ask for the rooms farthest from the lodge. Exceptional Southeast, unobstructed views.”
Thesweater, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher rooms if you don't want lots of steps”
giovannaingram, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry I m unable to answer as I haven't stayed in the hotel”
171discerningdiner1, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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