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East London, South Africa
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Our stay was initially meant to break up a road trip down to Knysna and we chose Bitou River Lodge based on reviews. Im really glad that we did! loved everything about our stay there. Canoeing on the river was really relaxing and accommodation was very comfortable. Sue is an absolute gem and really made our stay very enjoyable. Next...

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Can't wait to see you again! Many thanks! Sue

Loxwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2015

One of the highlights of our recent visit to South Africa was our stay at Bitou River Lodge. Nothing was too much trouble for Sue who made our visit so memorable - and she served the BEST breakfast! The bedroom was well appointed and led out onto the river bank. We were serenaded by as large a variety of birds...

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Such a pleasure to have had you to stay - what a wonderful review! Huge thank you! Sue

Bristol
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This excellent b & b is situated in a very peaceful location on the Bitou River with interesting birds around the gardens, yet less than 10 minutes from Plettenburg Bay with its many shops, restaurants & lovely beach and a similar distance from the animal sanctuaries at The Crags. The rooms are large & comfortable & overlook the river with...

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Lovely to hear that.... thanks for the great review, Pete! Hope we see you again. Sue

Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We spent three nights at Bitou River Lodge and loved it! Sue welcomed us as if we were old friends and that feeling of genuine hospitality lasted throughout our stay. The rooms are a lovely size, light, clean and very comfortably furnished. The communal lounge is a lovey touch and Tabitha the cat presides over the lounge and dining room...

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Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

We had a beautiful time at Bitou River Lodge An awsome breakfast each morning to start the day !! Friendly people (Sue) ,spacious rooms,the birds , the view and just everything was wonderful . We really just relaxed😀😀 Can highly recommend a visit to the Bitou River Lodge!!

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Thank you! Hope we'll see you again! Sue

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This was a delightful place to stay for 3 nights. Very comfortable bedroom and living area, excellent breakfasts, attractive grounds, handy for Plettenberg Bay and a lovely coastline. And above all, Sue the owner is particularly nice and helpful

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Thank you for the wonderful review - so enjoyed having you to stay! Sue

Paris, France
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed only one night at Bitou river Lodge but wish we could have stayed a full week! Sue was so welcoming, very focused on each small detail and willing to help us, always with a smile. She made us a reservation at a wonderful restaurant and was a great advice. The room was so cute, clean, facing the quiet...

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bitouSue, Owner at Bitou River Lodge, responded to this review

Such a great review - thank you! Hope we'll see you here again... Sue

Grez-Doiceau, Belgium
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Located only a few meters away from the Bitou river,this place has offered us during three days, very quite nights in a very comfortable, spacious and cosy room . In the morning, a gorgeous and varied breakfast awaited us in a comfortable dining room, with a nice view on the river running at the bottom of the garden. Nothing was...

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Mille fois merci, Michael! We so enjoyed having you both to stay, come again.... Sue

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2015

While on business running between Port Elizabeth to George, my work colleague Alan suggested we drive halfway to George and then stay the night in Plet and then travel the rest to George in the morning to save time. He had stayed at Bitou River Lodge before and so we made the booking. Even though we only arrived in the...

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Great review, many thanks, Darrell - hope we see you again! Sue

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Wonderful location, very nice room, great host, good breakfast. Everything you would want. We would always come again. Absolutely peaceful. We would definitely come again if travelling again in the area.

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Thank you, Susanne, for your great review, so much appreciated! Hope we do see you here again. Sue

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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Watch the birds on the river from your bed. Explore the wetlands by canoe. Swim in the pool or at one of Plettenberg Bay's beautiful beaches. Enjoy traditional farmhouse breakfasts and hospitality at this Provencal-style guest house. Bitou River Lodge is both a destination in its own right and a central base for exploring the area - golf courses, forests, beaches, game farms, shops and restaurants are all just a ten-minute drive away. Sue speaks English, Afrikaans, French and some German. We welcome children who are 7 years and older. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bitou River Lodge

Address: Off R340, 4.2km From the N2, East of Plettenberg Bay, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Price Range: ₹ 6,024 - ₹ 7,851 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All the rooms are good with outlook over the river”
 of 5 bubbles SueM213, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All five rooms are located in a straight line, overlooking the river. All exactly the same facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 113marymac, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All 5 rooms are the same and have a terrace and garden running down to the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Tonbon55, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are decent and clean so really doesnt matter which one you stay in.”
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“All rooms are good - right on the river bank.”
 of 5 bubbles 650grahame, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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