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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We spent two magical nights at Emily Moon and can't wait for our next visit! Staff were friendly and super helpful. Our room was comfortable with stunning 'african shic' decor. The first night of our stay we dinned in the restaurant and would recommend the experience to anyone, food was superb and the service was excellent! We were greeted the...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The weather never played its part but is certainly no fault of this fine establishment. The rooms are 5 star and the views of the Bitou wetland spectacular. The food is the big deal. I would rate the restaurant as one of the best in the country. !! Looking forward to my next visit.

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Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We had a great stay at Emily- The accommodation, the food and the ambiance were special. The only disappointment for us was that, despite us advising at the time of booking that we would be there to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary and requesting a room with a nice view over the river, we ended up in one of the...

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Great place to relax and take it easy. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and serves a limited, but great quality dishes. The fireplace is a wonderful touch, especially as we spent a winters night with Emily Moon.

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We were fortunate enough to spend 4 nights at this wonderful holiday house while in Plett for a wedding in the crags! .....and it can really only be described as beyond beautiful.....the amazing decor and comfort and style of this house made our stay very memorable and we loved every minute and will most definitely book again!!! And also have...

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to spend 4 nights at this wonderful holiday house.....which can really only be described as beyond beautiful.....the amazing decor and comfort and style of this house made our stay very memorable and we loved every minute and will most definitely book again!!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Emily moon was EXACTLY like the pictures! From the eclectic decor and luxury rooms to the incredible views we really felt spoilt from start to finish. The food could be an essay on its own-the pork belly is to die for! My husband and i stayed in the honeymoon suite, with cosy fireplace and outdoor showers we felt very much...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

A beautiful place in a gorgeous location. Our room was very well appointed with fireplace, balcony, and a bath with exquisite view. The decor throughout is quirky and interesting. A pool for summer use and canoes to enjoy the Bitou River on the property. Breakfast was included with good cooked options. Dinner was very good in the main restaurant -...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We came back to Plett and Emily Moon after a break of 3 years for a winter break, and were pleasantly surprised once again at the great weather, and the change Alex and his team have made to the overall EM experience. His attentive, yet respectful manner, made you feel at ease, and his rapport with his staff, showed their...

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Reviewed 13 July 2015

The only problem is that we only stayed one night!!! everything was perfect, from lunchtime pizzas to superb dinner. A great wine selection. The room was perfect... Would recommend to anyone to come and stay. We will definitely come again. Thank you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 9,464 - ₹ 29,888 (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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